Tag Archives: Persuading and selling

  • Story works

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    This post about lying suggests that story is an integral part of the process of enchanting, beguiling and well, lying. I don’t want you to lie. If you want, however, to make people listen to your point of view, the enchanting and beguiling part could be useful. Read the post here.

  • How To Be Loved By Everyone

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    We’d all like to know how to be loved by everyone. And it all comes down to one simple skill. Here’s how experts say you can learn it. Source: How To Be Loved By Everyone: 6 Powerful Secrets

  • Colours have meaning

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    How are you using colour in your dress, your office, your business card, your materials? Check out what colours mean in movies, from professional colorists. Inside The Manipulative World Of Film Color Correction

  • The Last Thing We Need Right Now is a Vision Statement

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    The last thing we need right now is a vision statement. This quote from Lou Gerstner about his first years at IBM hit me between the eyes. However, what was also clear was that IBM was paralyzed, unable to act on any predictions, and there were no easy solutions to its problems. The IBM organization, […]

  • First Impressions

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    “Students learned more from teachers who were seen in the thin slices as having the qualities of a better teacher” Read the article here.

  • Tactics of influence

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    You can always trust Shane Parrish at Farnam Street Blog to summarise the important stuff well. Here are the 9 Primary Tactics Used to Influence Others.