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Subliminally Correct is a bi-weekly podcast where two experts in subconscious messaging examine the intersection of politics, persuasion, and all the ways politicians and newsmakers are using psychological tactics to influence you every single day. The show is hosted by Alex Dobranic, Political Consultant and Certified Consulting Hypnotist; and Taylor Sherman, Executive Coach and Certified Hypnosis Instructor – experts in politics and subliminally persuasive tactics. Guests range from political staffers, consultants, journalists and academics, to experts in hypnosis, body-language, and Neuro-Linguistic Psychology; here to give you an inside look into what makes the persuasive politician.

Subliminally Correct is a bi-weekly podcast where two experts in subconscious messaging examine the intersection of politics, persuasion, and all the ways politicians and newsmakers are using psychological tactics to influence you every single day. The show is hosted by Alex Dobranic, Political Consultant and Certified Consulting Hypnotist; and Taylor Sherman, Executive Coach and Certified Hypnosis Instructor – experts in politics and subliminally persuasive tactics. Guests range from political staffers, consultants, journalists and academics, to experts in hypnosis, body-language, and Neuro-Linguistic Psychology; here to give you an inside look into what makes the persuasive politician.

Location:

Washington, DC

Description:

Subliminally Correct is a bi-weekly podcast where two experts in subconscious messaging examine the intersection of politics, persuasion, and all the ways politicians and newsmakers are using psychological tactics to influence you every single day. The show is hosted by Alex Dobranic, Political Consultant and Certified Consulting Hypnotist; and Taylor Sherman, Executive Coach and Certified Hypnosis Instructor – experts in politics and subliminally persuasive tactics. Guests range from political staffers, consultants, journalists and academics, to experts in hypnosis, body-language, and Neuro-Linguistic Psychology; here to give you an inside look into what makes the persuasive politician.

Language:

English

Contact:

9167594332


Episodes

74: Masks for Thee: Carlson Takes on Fauci

8/20/2020
Which prime time hosts tend to work up viewers the most? We listen this week to Tucker Carlson who explores his upset at Anthony Fauci and also talks to us about UFOs. Listen as we break down: How science is being trusted as a source and yet is dismissed in light of Anthony Fauci's recommendations How you can link ideas together by making diverse connections in a short span of time How Carlson's resident UFO expert creates intrigue at secret never before heard government facts The...

Duration:00:36:36

73: 600 Salutes and Trump's West Point Visit

7/28/2020
Have you ever known someone who distracted you with their stories so much that you forgot what you were thinking? In this episode we cover one of Trump's most persuasive stories yet, and discuss: How to guide a listener in a crowd into imaginative scenarios with full hypnotic responsiveness The disease that Democrats have given him (hint: it's not Covid) How Trump links openness to thought and ideas to lawlessness and rebellion The strategy of revealing personal details to increase intimacy...

Duration:00:38:37

72: The Silent Majority: Trump's Tulsa Rally

7/11/2020
Have noticed how politicians tend to frame their opponents in black and white terms? In this episode we break down Trump's first rally after the pandemic hit, in Tulsa, where he has some choice words for Biden and AOC. Listen to this episode as we cover: How repeating the name of someone's home state paces, builds rapport, and entices audiences to roaring applause Using enumeration and value-frames to reinforce patriotic identity How Trump relies on a lack of historical knowledge to change...

Duration:00:37:18

71: The Enemies of Freedom: Reagan Steps In

6/29/2020
What happens when someone uses random events in the world to construct the idea that it was all a predestined, blessed occurrence? Ronald Reagan tells us about the things that are happening in his world, that must have been predestined, in his 1981 inaugural address. Listen to this episode and find out: How biblical metaphors and prayer meetings create a more receptive headspace for the listener What is more powerful than weapons of war? Moral courage. The story of Martin Treptow and the...

Duration:00:29:18

70: Reagan's Nation: The Transition of Power

6/17/2020
When Ronald Reagan appeared on the scene after Jimmy Carter's one-term presidency, the American people had an adjustment period to make. Listen as Reagan sells us his vision but also distinguishes himself from the policies of the past. In this episode you'll find: Why Carter's policies didn't land and Reagan was given the opening Whether people can, truly, "govern" themselves (Reagan's answer is No) Time-based ambiguities and action spurred by future consequences American exceptionalism and...

Duration:00:37:08

69: Caught in the Cookie Jar: Biden Taunts Ryan

5/29/2020
What happens when a powerful, seasoned debater comes up against a fiery young upstart? Joe Biden and Paul Ryan go at it on issues of entitlements, taxes, and war. In this episode we cover: Joe Biden's call back to an earlier moment in debate history How tag questions are used as an interruption strategy to shape the narrative An appeal to credibility tactic and how camera angles influence messaging Simple, easy to understand soundbites and why appealing to logic doesn't always work Using...

Duration:00:44:49

68: The Logic Trap: Biden Spars with Ryan

5/17/2020
How have Joe Biden's debating tactics changed over the years, and what has made him persuasive in the eyes of his supporters? In the 2012 VP debates with Paul Ryan, he dominated the airtime and played up to the sympathies of the moderator. Listen to this episode as we break down: The rhetorical burden that Joe Biden places on his listeners by asking questions with a certain persuasive bend in them. The brilliant logic trap that Paul Ryan sets in a tactic commonly used by trial attorneys. A...

Duration:00:32:34

67: A Spark of Possibility: Bill Clinton's Inaugural Address

5/6/2020
Have you ever wondered how to make your speaking sound like the most persuasive politicians? Listen to how Bill Clinton in his second term creates an inspirational feeling among the audience, while alluding to policy points. Listen to this episode to find out: The three part sentence structure that instills repetition but also sets up a way to redefine the same words you've just said Submodality changes similar to those seen in Trump's State of the Union Moving from the Under Class to the...

Duration:00:34:07

66: A Free People Must Choose: Bill Clinton's Inaugural Address

4/28/2020
Has American built bonds with nations that were once our adversaries? Our look backward to Bill Clinton's second inaugural address gives in an insight into politics and consciousness at the time, and how his message was catered to a centrist audience. Listen to this episode as we explore: The biblical references to Canaan, the promise of America, and a preface to Barack Obama's "more perfect union" How the 20th century was "The American Century" and why Clinton's legacy is that of one that...

Duration:00:43:30

65: Obama's Famous Speech on Race: Part 2, with Special Guest Tracy Denean Sharpley-Whiting

4/19/2020
Our fascinating conversation continues! We break down one of Obama's most pivotal and influential speeches of all time with our guest, Tracy Denean Sharpley-Whiting, the author of The Speech: Race and Barack Obama's "A More Perfect Union." Join us in this episode to learn: Obama uses the NLP technique of separating intention from behavior in order to soothe a frightened audience; how does he do it? Using code switching in order to communicate messages of peace to a multiracial audience The...

Duration:00:54:16

64: Obama's Famous Speech on Race: Part 1, with Special Guest Tracy Denean Sharpley-Whiting

4/12/2020
Don't miss one of our best episodes yet! We break down one of Obama's most pivotal and influential speeches of all time with our guest, Tracy Denean Sharpley-Whiting (http://subliminallycorrect.fireside.fm/guests/tsharpleywhiting), the author of The Speech: Race and Barack Obama's "A More Perfect Union." (https://amzn.to/2VnohTk) In this episode learn: The words of Rev. Jeremiah Wright and what Obama had to contend with if he was to win his first term What is the tradition of the Jeremiah,...

Duration:00:51:44

63: Commander Cuomo's Spin: The NY Presser

4/3/2020
Have you ever seen a politician confuse the reporters so much they can't even remember what question they wanted to ask? Listen to Gov. Cuomo as he artfully spins away from questions that the reporters ask him, leading you to see why he has been so popular in recent weeks. In this episode: - A super confusing language game that Cuomo plays with reporters, hypnotically confusing them and making them forget what they thought they were saying - Why Cuomo believes the "1918" Spanish Flu pandemic...

Duration:00:35:32

62: The Administration's Failure: Biden Goes on the Attack

3/25/2020
What happens when Donald Trump's great economy starts to dive? Joe Biden goes on the attack to point out the President's shortcomings and what they should do instead. Listen to this episode as we break down his response, including: How Joe addresses his inability to hold campaign rallys in the near term Why the Coronavirus is a big equalizer in society How Americans can meet this moment and harness ingenuity How nominalizations are at play in creating political distance from what can be a...

Duration:00:27:09

61: The Virus Won't Have a Chance: Trump's Evening Address

3/19/2020
What happens when motivation fails to quell deep fears and when people are losing their minds? Trump's evening address gives us a persuasive example of why big picture thinking doesn't always work. Listen to this episode and you'll hear: Why we have had an "unprecendented response" and more importantly, what that actually means How the Coronavirus is being used to promote a nationalist and xenophobic agenda A break down of the different types of ambiguous phrasing and an example of one of...

Duration:00:27:54

60: Expunge the Records: Bernie Makes it Personal

3/9/2020
How do you make politics personal? Have you ever known a politician that truly appealed directly to you? In this episode we listen to how Bernie Sanders captures strong rapport with his audience. Listen to this episode for: Bernie's promise to his supporters to erase their criminal records How Bernie is implying he is already elected and why this is a smart tactic The "linkage statements" that tie ideas together; can you catch the more complex ones? Powerful pronouns and why which word you...

Duration:00:33:02

59: Bernie's New Deal: The Nevada Speech

3/3/2020
How do politicians give hope for their ideas but stay away from the specifics that might ensnare them? We listen to Bernie Sanders in his Nevada rally as he riles up the crowd, pumping them full of energy for the fight to come. Listen to this episode and find out: How Bernie's digital marketing specialists are changing up the on-screen content to drive more donations Calling out every race and group, and how he makes people feel like they are a part of his campaign even if they are just...

Duration:00:32:29

58: The State of Trump's Union

2/19/2020
What makes even controversy-prone politicians sound regal and full of hope? We break down the techniques of speechwriters in Trump's latest State of the Union address in this episode. Listen as we delve into: The opening nominalization and invented word that frames the entire speech The two-word sequence language pattern that is used again and again in order to capture imagination and yet not say much at all Political Theater and how Trump uses the State of the Union like a daytime TV show...

Duration:00:41:01

57: You Belong: Pete's Moment in Iowa

2/9/2020
Have you ever felt alienated by politics, or like you don't belong? Pete Buttigieg has a message for you. We cover his victory speech in Iowa in this fascinating look at how to frame liberal ideas. Listen to this episode to find out: The hypnotic technique of conscious / unconscious dissociation and how Pete uses it here to contrast knowing with not knowing False choices set up through calls to action and cause and effect languaging How Pete empowers the listener; but is it truly them or...

Duration:00:46:13

56: It's Just Business: How Republicans View Trump's Impeachment

2/4/2020
Is impeachment going to destroy the institution of the presidency? We break down some listener questions along with a Republican news conference in his exciting episode. Listen to this episode to learn: Why stacking numbers and quoting statistics is so persuasively valuable Whether the House of Representatives is trying to pick who the next president will be A Montana congressman's metaphorical regression back to his high school years Suggesting patterns in order to take advantage of the...

Duration:00:33:05

55: Trial or Error: Trump's Impeachment Begins

1/27/2020
When it comes to the trial of the highest office of the land, will the American people get a fair trial? Listen as master persuaders use direction of attention to convince you of the right decision, or the wrong one. Listen to this episode to discover: Why the Republicans are so intent as framing the debate as having the same rules as "the Clinton impeachment" The key maneuver of how politicians give the illusion of control and yet hold true power just outside arm's reach Examples of words...

Duration:00:28:04