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Have you ever wondered what it would be like if you had the ability to influence people? Did you know that there are people who have the knowledge and master persuading or manipulating techniques? If you want to master these techniques, then keep reading.

In everyday life, we come across people, we often realize that there are individuals who manage to get attention; their opinions are accepted and really followed. And it often happens to you that when you talk, they don't even realize you're in that room.

Before focusing on how you can influence people, you must learn to recognize the techniques some already use. There is a psychology behind all this and you, too, can know it.

Knowing these facets of psychology, but above all how you identify yourself, will help you analyze the big picture of each situation and put you in the position of control to influence others.

The purpose of this audiobook is to let you know: 

  • How to recognize manipulation
  • How to handle manipulation
  • How to recognize these techniques, defend yourself, and use them in your favor
  • How to influence others

This audiobook talks about all these topics and more. And even if you don't know anything about these topics, it will help you in simplicity to know and recognize these techniques and to be able to use them in everyday life.

©2019 Edward Martinez, Richard Benedict (P)2019 Edward Martinez, Richard Benedict

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  • Bill
  • 09-03-2021

Book of Lists

I don't claim to know more than the authors however, I was a national sales leader for a Fortune 500 company, a sales trainer/consultant for a Fortune 100 company, NLP Master Practitioner and a tenured college professor of communication so I am familiar with the topic of persuasion. The material comes at you like a Gatling Gun. If you are looking for a book of lists this is it. I'm not saying this is bad material, it's the way it's presented. Because of the lack of real life examples and/or being to general, knowing how to apply the material to one's own life misses the mark. Audible member.

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  • Romanski Brand
  • 20-02-2020

The author did a great job!

A good book for Dark Persuasion. Representations in this book are just awesome. The author did a great job! Look forward to listening to more books from this author.

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  • Bestar Carling
  • 20-02-2020

This book is a very good book.

This book is a very good book. This book provides every guideline about Persuasion very clearly and well. I would like to recommend this book for other people.

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  • O'Fogerty Paolo
  • 20-02-2020

Author did a great job!

I found the necessary information in this concise guide about Persuasion. Would recommend! This book provides an essential explanation, I'm pretty good that the author did a great job!

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  • McPartlin Issiah
  • 20-02-2020

Grateful book!

The author's way of speaking is at first difficult to follow, but her clarity of thought and beauty in expressing it makes the effort worthwhile. I admit to re-listening a paragraph, even a page (or two)) to fully understand her viewpoint and it's imported. She reinforces my belief there are still those that believe Nobility is not a right, it is an obligation.

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  • Gillson Torie
  • 20-02-2020

I adore this book. Recommended!

Gorgeous edition of my favorite author's book. If you're an author's fan but have never listen to this book, you owe it to yourself to listen to it now. The story and characters are wonderful, and the book contains quite possibly the romantic proposal I've ever listen to in my life.

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  • Bobby D. Miller
  • 16-02-2020

Wow great listen book

This one is considered a classic in its field, and I found it to genuinely be a very good listen, particularly from my perspective as an old HUMINTer. I mean, when you get down to brass tacks, interrogation, interview, debriefing, and managing human sources are all conducted via forms of manipulative human communications - which is many ways can be similar to the psychological approaches used in marketing or by con men.

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  • Stacey M. Cantu
  • 16-02-2020

Very useful book

For selling, it provides insight into the mind of the customer. It’s not intended for malicious intent; in other words “Jedi Mind Tricks”. But, I identified with the principles and theories behind effectiveness of communication, and expressing intent.

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  • David N. Smart
  • 16-02-2020

I really love this book

This is a phenomenal book, but like most, it’s overly long. This is my second time listening it in its entirety and I’ll definitely listen it again but I must say, I’m extremely happy they put summaries at the end of each chapter.

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  • Martha F. McChristian
  • 16-02-2020

Pretty listen book

This book reminds me of talking to a really smart lecturer or doctor that has a important message to share but instead of getting to the point they provide endless amounts of stories an examples to “really drive the teaching point home”.

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  • Pendre Fran
  • 20-02-2020

This is my favorite author's book!

This is my favorite author's book. It shows the story of a young girl who is persuaded to do her duty instead of following her heart. For those of us old enough to remember how we were taught, it will ring a bell. For the others, not so much.

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  • Dmitrievski Dominick
  • 20-02-2020

Amazingly superb book!

This is one of the most beautifully explained books. The author is perfectly explained the story of this book. it's faithful to this author.

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  • Glenister Truman
  • 20-02-2020

Very well explained book by the author.

The author has never disappointed me. These fictional men have forever ruined me for real ones. I love everything this author.

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  • Siggee Orv
  • 20-02-2020

I absolutely love this book!

I absolutely love this book! (My second favorite of the author's after "Pride and Prejudice.") This compact version is a beautiful addition to my library; I love that it's small enough to easily sneak into a purse or bag. Very happy I purchased this for myself.

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  • Lilion Madella
  • 20-02-2020

I would give it thirty stars if I could!

I would give it thirty stars if I could. This is my favorite Austin since it's the one I just finished, but seriously, it has a great deal to offer in the way of insight into character and personality. If the other members of the Elliot family are a bit chiaroscuro, Anne is drawn with delicacy and tact. The book gives a candid insight into the mores and manners of turn-of-the-19th-century England mingled with perceptive comments on human nature and the occasional tart judgment. Mature Austin, like mature Madeira, should be savored slowly by connoisseurs.

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  • Wiley Edward
  • 17-02-2020

The Psychology of Persuasion

It was very thorough and clear in covering a wide variety of situations and how to handle them to avoid or diffuse situations rather that make conflicts and win people to your side

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  • Smail Lee
  • 17-02-2020

Very useful book!

I am only just into LISTENING this book but I am already overwhelmed with how informative it is.Definitely learned some good stuff. Will reread it to stay with it.

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  • Estabrook Nick
  • 17-02-2020

Awesome listen book

Great listen from an creator who has called the last several Presidential elections well in advance based on how candidates positioned themselves!

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  • Williams Charles
  • 17-02-2020

Love this book

Lots of great tips and useful stories. Easy to practice guidelines as you are reading the book. I highlighted several sections for future reference!

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  • Hopkins Joel
  • 17-02-2020

loved this book

An excellent resource for living. Helping you be the leader you want to be, mastering the art of persuasion and living a better life. Should be required listening for all newly Minted and experienced people in the people business.

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