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Episode 294 - Speed to Wealth - Get On The Fast Track To Success

Last week we talked about self-persuasion and your “Brakes to Your Success.” The things holding you back from reaching your potential. You can’t go very far if you are always driving with the emergency brake on and stuck in first gear! Many choices seems promising — until you actually have to choose This week we are going to supersize that topic and talk about your “Speed to Wealth.” The formula is quite simple. If you are wondering what is taking so long to achieve your goals – join me...


Episode 293 - Brakes of Success - Barriers to Achieving Your Dreams

Almost everyone wants to accomplish their dreams, achieve more, become a better person, or pursue bigger and better goals. And we often know exactly what we need to do to make these things happen. So why don't we do them? Why do we fall short of our dreams and aspirations? Stay Funny, My Friends This week’s podcast will address what is holding you back – what are the brakes of success? What is taking so long? Success is an open book test. Join me this week for the answers to your success.


Episode 292 - Do Those Psychological Persuasion Tricks Still Work?

What are the most talked about psychological persuasion theories? What are those techniques that people are using to get deep in the human mind and persuade under the radar? Some might sound familiar,some have been used against you and some will be new to you. Which ones are still working and which ones have become high lactose (cheesy). Join me for this week’s podcast of Persuasion Tricks That Still Work, as I take a deep dive into the world of persuasion and influence tricks, techniques...


Episode 291 - Cracking The Gatekeeper Code

So who is this gatekeeper? Well, that's the person that's trying to stop you from getting to the person that you need to talk to you. This is the person you are attempting to persuade. This can be one of the biggest obstacles to sales, prospecting, and persuasion. How can you talk to the right person? This could be a secretary, a receptionist, a personal assistant, anyone that is answering the phones or that is stopping you from getting to your prospect. Don’t be the one using those...


Episode 290 - Turning That No to Yes

Tired of hearing that nasty word – The word NO. That NO is costing you money and costing you business. (Maybe costing you dating opportunities. :) There are things you are doing that can guarantee a NO AND there are things you can do to guarantee a YES. Article: Crime, commitment, and the responsive bystander: Two field experiments. It is easier than you think to get more yeses and the science of influence is clear about how to do it. Join me for this week’s podcast on How to turn the NO...


Episode 289 - Dealing with Remorse and Refunds

We have all been there – someone did not promise what was supposed to be delivered. What was your reaction? Has it happened to your company? What causes buyer’s remorse? What causes someone to ask for a refund? These questions and more will be answered on this week’s podcast. What causes, how do you eliminate and how do you solve these issues. It does not matter if you have a perfect product or service – this will happen to you. Personality Traits May Affect Susceptibility to...


Episode 288 - What's First? - Connect or Credibility

I was traveling with a famous personal development speaker (not going to reveal His name). It had been a very long day and we arrived at our next destination. It was very late at night and we were checking into our hotel for our speaking engagement the next day. He asked the young lady for an upgrade and she said that they did not have any upgrades available. He said, do you know who I am? No, she said. Do you know how often I frequent your hotel? Sorry sir, I don’t, she politely responded....


Episode 287 - How to Get Referrals Without Asking –Stacey Brown Randall Interview

Is most your business or sales based on referrals? Do people instinctively remember to refer you to their friends or colleagues? Getting referrals makes persuasion easier, trust is not a barrier, and you know they need your product/service. Did you know there are ways to get referrals without asking for them? There is a simple formula to get people to refer others to you – no questions asked. Join me as I interview Stacey Brown Randall. She is the author of Generating Business Referrals...


Episode 286 - How Your Height And Weight Affect Persuasion And Influence

Does appearance matter? We are all taught not to judge each other by appearance. But at the end of the day we all end up judging each other subconsciously and and a lot of that is based on your physical appearance. The wrong judgment means your ability to influence decreases. Think Looks Don't Matter? Think Again Do you look athletic, tall, fat or fit? It all changes the way we get judged. The shape and look of your face and body will also affect judgments. I know it is not fair, but it is...


Episode 285 - How to Borrow Credibility

Are You Credible In The Eyes Of Your Prospect? Credibility is a huge aspect of influence. You could be the smartest person in your field or even the most qualified, but if that is not the perception, there is no credibility. You have to be careful about how you explain and exhibit your credibility. If you launch into a laundry list of your accomplishments or of your education and titles, you might be perceived as a self-centered. The Diet Linked To Higher Intelligence You can transfer...


Episode 284 - Price Is Not The Issue – YOU Are

Never fight on price. Price in not the issue – you are the issue. Only 6% of things are bought on price. Anybody can fight on price. Let’s learn 14 techniques to make price a non-issue. This is all about human perception. The human mind has to find a benchmark or comparison to make judgments, especially when we are talking about unfamiliar situations or new products. People need to make comparisons with their past experience and knowledge. If the price comes up – you have blown your...


Episode 283 - Emotions (EQ) That Hinder Influence

Can you use fear to persuade? Does mood matter when you are attempting to influence? What about resentment, worry, depression and happiness – How do these emotions affect your ability to persuade? Your emotional intelligence and triggering the right emotion is a major aspect of influence. An experimental study of audience recognition of emotional and intellectual appeals in persuasion Join me for this week’s podcast on Emotions (EQ) That Hurt Influence. I will reveal the latest research...


Episode 282 - Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and Lying

Did you know your Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is more important indicator for success and wealth than your IQ? This EQ is also critical in your relationships and your ability to read people. Emotional intelligence is a critical factor in detecting deception or detecting any type of emotion. How are you in reading people and identifying deception? What is the Face of Truth? Join me for this week’s podcast on Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and Lying. I will reveal the latest research on EQ and...


Episode 281 - How to Spot a Lie

How do you spot a liar? How do you know if someone is really telling you the truth or they are trying to take advantage of you? Deception and lying has been in the news lately. How do you know who you can trust? Who is telling the truth? This knowledge will help every aspect of your life. The other challenge is when you get nervous or uneasy you might be showing signs of deception. What I am saying here is that even if you are telling the truth, you might be sending signals of deception....


Episode 280 - How to Persuade Men vs Woman

Does gender make a difference in sales, and in persuasion? The last 10 years of research says – YES. Your gut instinct says – YES. Men and woman like to shop differently, and be persuaded differently. They have different motives, viewpoints and are looking for different things while being influenced. Understanding these differences can make you a power persuader. It will enable you to adapt your persuasive presentation to their point of view. You will be able to approach and persuade more...


Episode 279 - Meta Programs and Mindset

What is a meta-program and how does it help you become a better persuader? A meta program is the way we lean most of the time in terms of the way we act and react to most stimuli. We all hate to be put in a box and categorized, but the reality is that (most of the time) we are predictable. Sure, people can never be 100 percent predictable, but you will be amazed at how predictable we actually are Meta-programs are essentially the “looking glasses” through which we view the world. The...


Episode 278 - How to Influence Up (And To The Side)

Do you negotiate with people of equal authority? Do you have to deal with other managers or senior management? Do you have to sell to people that feel like they know more than you? Understand the ability to gain trust, persuade people and influence without authority is a key component of persuasion and negotiation. This week’s podcast will focus on how to influence when there is no authority, no title or no power. Master this skill of influencing up (and to the side) – it is easier than you...


Episode 277 - Unlimited Referrals

There are many ways to double your income this year, but one of the easiest. Is to double the number of referrals you are getting. Half of your business should be based on referrals. It is so easy to do, but most people are neglecting it. They’re not asking for referrals or they're doing it the wrong way. Language study reveals best words to use when selling products Referrals are your greatest source of social validation. Don’t overlook your current customers. Nobody sells you or your...


Episode 276 - Psychological Tricks To Make People Like You Immediately

Do people like you? Can you connect with anyone? When introduced to someone – Are they really happy to see you? Are you sure? This week’s podcast is going to explore “Psychological Tricks To Make People Like You Immediately.” You know when you feel that connection and have created rapport. Was it a smile, their touch or their sense of humor? Or was it something else? Scientist have found the answers to these questions and you will be surprised. Listen to the podcast and find out how to...


Episode 275 - YOU are causing the objections!

Why do your prospects keep saying NO? Are you the cause of the objections you are getting? What mannerism or things are you doing that turn people off and trigger objections? The Clothes That Increase Your IQ You may think you're just being friendly or even concerned, but it is just triggering objections. Let me remind you, that everything you are doing during your presentation will attract or repel the person you are communicating with. I am not here to sugar coat this. Let’s get into...