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*Caution* This book contains powerful psychological techniques to influence anyone at will. Buy this book at your own risk.

Persuasion is a technique that you use on a daily basis, but how persuasive are you? Are you getting what you are seeking when attempting to persuade others? If not, it is time to start working on your ability to persuade. It is often thought that persuasion, and the techniques that fall under it, is only used for selfish reasons, but this is not true. In fact, being good at persuasion is needed to get ahead at work, form friendships, and even when interacting with strangers.

Persuasion is a skill and one that you can develop with the right tips and information. This book is the first step in taking the necessary action to improve your persuasion skills. It starts with the basics of persuasion and allows you to assess how effective you currently are. From there, you will get several actionable tips to enhance your ability to persuade others.

The second chapter explores manipulation. You will see how it is used in the real world and learn about techniques and how to use these to your advantage. Hypnosis is next. This is a very interesting skill to have because it is not a common one. It is something that can aid you in getting more of what you want from people and your life.

This book introduces you to neuro-linguistic programming. This is a skill you want to acquire to help with more advanced persuasion skills. This is followed by learning about deception and what you can do to improve your skills and utilize this persuasion technique to your advantage.

Mind games and mind control are the next skills you will learn about. You will be surprised about how these are used in everyday life. In fact, you likely fall victim to them quite regularly in ways you are not even aware of. 

©2018 R.J. Anderson (P)2018 R.J. Anderson

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good advice

The concepts described could really be applied to a lot of situations but I think this knowledge is especially helpful in business situations. Psychology is a building block to learning about marketing and I think this book could inspire some good campaign ideas.

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clever author got me to buy this worthless series.

The only thing you will learn with this series is you were suckered into paying for it. This is by far the worst series I have ever read on this topic.

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Here it is...

It was ok, that’s it, that’s all I’m saying, Not bad for price, the art of lying.

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Shallow, superficial and slight

The most persuasive part of this book was how I somehow decided to purchase it. The fact that one can only hold 6 audible credits probably fueled my impulse purchase. And too...the title is catchy and I fell for the bait.

In any event, this book promises much but delivers little in terms of “secret techniques” of persuasion. Too many techniques are given devoid of an explanation beyond a few words and/or examples of not more than a sentence. The result is a long laundry list of ideas that seem superficially tied to anecdotes rather than credible scientific evidence of efficacy. For example, one technique is detailed as a method to exploit “group think.” The author suggests, and I’m paraphrasing, “Remember in high school when one guy in the group started smoking and then eventually everyone else tried smoking? Well, be the first in a group to do something and the chances are great that others will follow.”

That’s the level of dark psychology at play here, folks. Wizards beware.

But, seriously, please do not follow me in purchasing this audio book.

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I love this book ... its was very helpful....

need more techniques.... I want more details on how to use the techniques to get what I want in any situation

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48 Laws of Nope

Imagine 1hr and a few minutes, listening to the voice that sounds like Ben Stein and Harrison Ford had a baby. I literally had to stop listening and driving.

This book is truncated unimaginative version of 48 Laws of Power. It’s not even that there are no good points, it just all seems so common sense matter of fact. Things I could’ve googled. It’s basically pop-psych in an hr.

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Feel like a terrible person by listening

I feel like part of my soul is tainted by this book. The dark psychology is presented in a manner that made me feel terrible about myself for listening to this dark message about promoting despicable acts with pride.

I prefer to use this type of knowledge for prevention of manipulation. Not take pride in using it!!! It is despicable to try and use deception, lying, and miss-information to gain power over someone. I was hoping to use it for preventing a person from using such techniques on me and my family. However, the message and way it’s presented praises the conniving acts of a con artist.

Audible shouldn’t offer such books (in my opinion).

To be fair however, some of the information was useful in gaining an insight into the dark mind of the manipulator.

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i ❤ It

I really love this book I hope he comes out with more books like this one I learn something from it the narrator did a great job

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very good book

Loved it. Realised someone did this to me. I think especially women should read these kind of books more

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A Simple Mind

First thing was the narrator. Highly monotone and it took me a bit to determine whether it was a digital voice or not. The writers content borders on at best a high school level. It is cynically comical that someone would suggest learning to be a sociopath and only a simple mind would find value in what the writer is trying to sell. The only intelligent part of this book was the title.

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  • Bader Al Filakawi
  • 09-25-18

Good

good information may be useful. this book will not be accepted by some people.. it depends on what you're looking for

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  • Mr Stephen A Daws
  • 07-02-18

very Short and not a lot of detail.

Short, not a lot of detail and cones across as more of a list of techniques that you could use

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  • Arya
  • 04-26-18

Useful guide

Inspiring, engaging and very interesting. Excellent narrative, uses data and information from a variety of sources to make objective points.

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  • Abufarims
  • 04-26-18

Wonderful book

Wonderful book! Please keep writing great writings. We will all enjoy. Thank you for allowing me to listen to your books. Highly suggested.

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  • Jamsheer
  • 04-26-18

well narrated

This book is really good to listen...The author has done a great job!!
The narration is excellent!!!

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  • Rimsha
  • 04-26-18

Amazing book

Amazing 😁⚡😁⚡ really interesting and my rate it 5/5 because it was really good and was written like a classic.

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  • Iva Livingston
  • 04-26-18

very well written

Overall, this book is an easy read and provides a ton of useful information, memorizing and increasing your knowledge. I would recommend it to students and life-long learners alike.

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  • maya
  • 04-25-18

go forward


There are some good tips and solutions for chronic procrastinators. It offers simple, practical advice in a clear and efficient manner. This book will force you to stop making excuses and claiming you don't understand how you keep procrastinating so much.

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  • kowshika
  • 04-25-18

excellent book

This book is a really interesting read about the mind-muscle connection. The science part could get a little slow but I would still recommended this book.

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  • semba
  • 04-25-18

nice book

It would be a great resource for someone studying this subject in college and need resources to include in their work. Also, it would be good for anyone that wants to understand themselves better.

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  • Michael
  • 07-01-18

Short but sweet

Generally found the book interesting but some expanded details and examples. Just found it lacking content and depth

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