- An Ex-Spy's Guide to Master the Art of Mind Control Through Powerful Persuasion Techniques & Conversational Tactics for Ultimate Influence in Any Situation
- Narrated by: Tom Taverna
- Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 08-22-17
- Language: English
- Publisher: James Daugherty
- Whispersync for Voice-ready
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You will never quite know how many opportunities you have missed by lacking the persuasive powers to truly get what you want out of life. Whether it's attaining more influence at work, or simply getting the kids to do the dishes. All too often people are left wanting, as they aren't equipped with the right psychological tactics to get these things done.
James Daugherty is an intelligence expert & former CIA Spy who specializes in all forms of human behavior. But there's one communication trait which is critical to winning - persuasion. A spy would be highly ineffective without it.
However, he never realized quite how much his ability to persuade others, whilst working in the field as an American spy, would help everyday people in civilian life.
Imagine if you could effectively massage conversations in your favor, without manipulation or deception, to effortlessly bring people round to your way of thinking.
In this insightful and functional audiobook, Daugherty gives listeners a firsthand look into the trials and tribulations he dealt with in the field as a CIA operative.
This no nonsense guide reveals how to:
Better understand Cialdini's Six "Weapons" of Influence
Interpreting the classic human psychological motivators
What Aristotle can teach you about persuasion
The different types of persuasion techniques explained
The right way to use the "reverse psychology" principle
Spy tactics for high-pressure/stakes situations
Conversational strategies and personality traits to win over even the toughest adversary
Importance of small talk, greetings, and goodbyes in persuasion
Dealing with insults/arguments like a professional
Customer ReviewsMost Helpful
By NabilaBarry on 09-04-17
Good and useful.
Very useful techniques. The explanations are simple and full of examples. If your work involves writing, I suggest you read it. Even if you do not want to convince anyone, you will learn how to defend yourself against other people who know those techniques.
9 of 9 people found this review helpful
By Olivia on 09-04-17
Love The Unique Names of the Techniques!
The author is obviously a research-geek (which he admits) because the book is based on persuasion research. He also adds in stories about his persuasion attempts, which made this an entertaining as well as practical read for me. This book will teach you how to sell your ideas. This book gives you 26 scientifically backed ways to improve your persuasion techniques in a non-technical way. These techniques are given and exampled in "real life" situations that make them feasible to use. Some books go into the psychological background, yet don't show you how they could be put into practice; thus being of no benefit to the reader.
8 of 8 people found this review helpful