My last article provoked quite a few responses. Here is one email that got me really angry. I got angry because there is a preframe…no a lie that a certain groups want you to have about hypnotic persuasion.
I am asked this question a lot. Often it is just so one of my graduates can show off their new found values elicitation skills by trying to persuade me to give them a massive discount on something (great try Jason and I hope you realise paying for dinner was being let off lightly).
This article is actually about accelerated learning and how you can apply certain key principles to any context to develop your skills faster than traditional learning methods.
The following is an email string from a Spanish reader called Jesus. He has this brilliant pattern that nonverbally builds rapport with a stranger when you meet them for the first time. I have a variation of this pattern on Page 61 of The Persuasion Skills Black Book. But Jesus explains this cut down version very well here, especially considering … Read More
I was reminded just recently about how deep and powerfully you can build rapport naturally. This is a really good demonstration of how you can pace and lead someone without them ever realising.
Many people use a form of self hypnosis; they may call it meditation, creative visualisation or even just daydreaming. Each of these things may have different qualities and outcomes but they all have at least one thing in common. They are all techniques that bridge between your conscious and unconscious mind.