Psychological Tricks To Control People

(Richard Millington) #1

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You can guzzle from an inexhaustible supply of tricks from the deep well of psychology. You will learn to repeat messages back to people, ask for more than you need, use flattery, and mirror behavior to get what you want. Some of these tricks will get you a slightly higher compliance rate – at least for a while. The problem with psychological tricks should be obvious, people feel tricked! If your audience doesn’t feel good after the behavior, they avoid you and resist the behavior in the future. That hurts you over the long-term. Don’t search for psychological shortcuts. Do…

(Bo McGuffee) #2

I wish I could give this more than one “like”.