Author: Robert B. Cialdini
Publisher: Harper Collins
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Business & Economics
Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say "yes"-and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Robert Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion. His thirty-five years of rigorous, evidence-based research along with a three-year program of study on what moves people to change behavior has resulted in this highly acclaimed book. You'll learn the six universal principles, how to use them to become a skilled persuader-and how to defend yourself against them. Perfect for people in all walks of life, the principles of Influence will move you toward profound personal change and act as a driving force for your success.
Author: Robert Cialdini
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2016-09-06
Genre: Business & Economics
*NEW YORK TIMES and WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER *Financial Times Best Business Books of 2016 *Inc.com’s Best Sales and Marketing Book of 2016 The author of the legendary bestseller Influence, social psychologist Robert Cialdini shines a light on effective persuasion and reveals that the secret doesn’t lie in the message itself, but in the key moment before that message is delivered. What separates effective communicators from truly successful persuaders? Using the same combination of rigorous scientific research and accessibility that made his Influence an iconic bestseller, Robert Cialdini explains how to capitalize on the essential window of time before you deliver an important message. This “privileged moment for change” prepares people to be receptive to a message before they experience it. Optimal persuasion is achieved only through optimal pre-suasion. In other words, to change “minds” a pre-suader must also change “states of mind.” His first solo work in over thirty years, Cialdini’s Pre-Suasion draws on his extensive experience as the most cited social psychologist of our time and explains the techniques a person should implement to become a master persuader. Altering a listener’s attitudes, beliefs, or experiences isn’t necessary, says Cialdini—all that’s required is for a communicator to redirect the audience’s focus of attention before a relevant action. From studies on advertising imagery to treating opiate addiction, from the annual letters of Berkshire Hathaway to the annals of history, Cialdini draws on an array of studies and narratives to outline the specific techniques you can use on online marketing campaigns and even effective wartime propaganda. He illustrates how the artful diversion of attention leads to successful pre-suasion and gets your targeted audience primed and ready to say, “Yes.”
Author: The Summary Guy
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release Date: 2017-04-21
Influence: A Complete Summary! Influence, a classic book, written by Dr. Robert B. Cialdini, explains the psychology of persuasion. Though this book focuses on the persuasion tactics of marketing and sales organizations, the principles it puts forth apply to all persuasion situations. Influence tries to explain the psychology of why people say "yes" and gives practical guidelines on how to apply these findings in daily life situations. Dr. Cialdini received his graduate and postgraduate training from the University of North Carolina and Columbia University. He is considered to be one of the top experts in the field of the study of influence and persuasion. This book is a result of his thirty-five years of rigorous, evidence-based research. He even did a three-year long experiment in which he took on several roles to test his theories. His motivation for studying this behavior was that he had gotten tired of being taken advantage of everywhere he went. Dr. Cialdini relies on two main sources for his conclusions: social experiments and advice from compliance professionals. As a researcher, he used the participant observer approach and participated in the activity he wished to observe - as a potential employee or trainee. Drawing from his extensive research in the field of social psychology, this book explores six "rules of thumb," or principles, of persuasion. Although there are thousands of different tactics that compliance practitioners employ to produce an affirmative response, according to Cialdini, the majority fall within six basic categories which he terms "weapons of influence." Each of these categories is governed by a fundamental psychological principle that directs human behavior and forms the basis of a chapter in the book. Here Is A Preview Of What You Will Get: -A summarized version of the book. - You will find the book analyzed to further strengthen your knowledge. - Fun multiple choice quizzes, along with answers to help you learn about the book. Get a copy, and learn everything about Influence.
Author: Nathalie Nahai
Publisher: Pearson UK
Release Date: 2017-02-07
Genre: Business & Economics
With the majority of commercial transaction now happening online, companies of all shapes and sizes face an unprecedented level of competition to win over and retain new business. In this second edition of Webs of Influence, Nathalie Nahai brings together the latest insights from the world of psychology, neuroscience and behavioural economics to explain the underlying dynamics and motivations behind consumer behaviour. This book will show you how to apply specific principles to improve your marketing, products and websites, enabling you to engage with your customers in a more meaningful way.
Author: Noah J. Goldstein
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2008-09-03
Genre: Business & Economics
Learn how small changes can make a big difference in your powers of persuasion with this New York Times bestselling introduction to fifty scientifically proven techniques for increasing your persuasive powers in business and life. Every day we face the challenge of persuading others to do what we want. But what makes people say yes to our requests? Persuasion is not only an art, it is also a science, and researchers who study it have uncovered a series of hidden rules for moving people in your direction. Based on more than sixty years of research into the psychology of persuasion, Yes! reveals fifty simple but remarkably effective strategies that will make you much more persuasive at work and in your personal life, too. Cowritten by the world’s most quoted expert on influence, Professor Robert Cialdini, Yes! presents dozens of surprising discoveries from the science of persuasion in short, enjoyable, and insightful chapters that you can apply immediately to become a more effective persuader. Often counterintuitive, the findings presented in Yes! will steer you away from common pitfalls while empowering you with little known but proven wisdom. Whether you are in advertising, marketing, management, on sales, or just curious about how to be more influential in everyday life, Yes! shows how making small, scientifically proven changes to your approach can have a dramatic effect on your persuasive powers.
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini | Book Summary | Readtrepreneur (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you're looking for the original book, search this link http://amzn.to/2sC90hf) Do you have difficulty getting people to comply with your requests? Do you wish you had more influence? Congratulations if you are reading this right now. Influence discusses the weapons of influence used by many compliance professionals that never fail to make you say "Yes", and explores the science behind persuasion, why humans behave in the way that we do. It will not only teach you how to be a better persuader but also how to defend yourself against the persuasive efforts of others. (Note: This summary is wholly written and published by readtrepreneur.com It is not affiliated with the original author in any way) "Our best evidence of what people truly feel and believe comes less from their words than from their deeds" - Robert Cialdini Robert Cialdini found himself always saying yes to other people's requests and this led him to research about compliance which ultimately led to the birth of this best-selling book that explores the psychology behind persuading people. Influence could be your game changer. Grasp the know-hows of persuasion and learn how to defend yourself against it with the six key principles of influence. P.S. Influence will open your eyes to the many tactics and tools used by compliance professionals which you will immediately recognize and learn how to protect yourself against them, or even become a compliance professional yourself. P.P.S. This is a ZERO-RISK investment. Should you find this book unworthy of the original coffee price of $3.99, get a REFUND within 7 days! The Time for Thinking is Over! Time for Action! Scroll Up Now and Click on the "Buy now with 1-Click" Button to Download your Copy Right Away! Why Choose Us, Readtrepreneur? Highest Quality Summaries Delivers Amazing Knowledge Awesome Refresher Clear And Concise Disclaimer Once Again: This book is meant for a great companionship of the original book or to simply get the gist of the original book. If you're looking for the original book, search for this link: http://amzn.to/2sC90hf
Author: Steve J. Martin
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Release Date: 2014-09-09
Genre: Business & Economics
At some point today you will have to influence or persuade someone - your boss, a co-worker, a customer, client, spouse, your kids, or even your friends. What is the smallest change you can make to your request, proposal or situation that will lead to the biggest difference in the outcome? In The small BIG, three heavyweights from the world of persuasion science and practice -- Steve Martin, Noah Goldstein and Robert Cialdini -- describe how, in today's information overloaded and stimulation saturated world, increasingly it is the small changes that you make that lead to the biggest differences. In the last few years more and more research - from fields such as neuroscience, cognitive psychology, social psychology, and behavioral economics - has helped to uncover an even greater understanding of how influence, persuasion and behavior change happens. Increasingly we are learning that it is not information per se that leads people to make decisions, but the context in which that information is presented. Drawing from extensive research in the new science of persuasion, the authors present lots of small changes (over 50 in fact) that can bring about momentous shifts in results. It turns out that anyone can significantly increase his or her ability to influence and persuade others, not by informing or educating people into change but instead by simply making small shifts in approach that link to deeply felt human motivations.
Most of us are only too aware that, whatever roles we have in today's fast-moving world, much of our success lies in getting others to say 'Yes' to our requests. What many people might not be aware of, though, is the vast amount of research that has been conducted on the influence process. What factors cause one person to say 'Yes' to the request of another? Yes! is full of practical tips based on recent academic research that shows how the psychology of persuasion can provide valuable insights for anyone interested in improving their ability to persuade others - whether in the workplace, at home or even on the internet. It combines the counter-intuition of Freakonomics with the popularising of Does Anything Eats Wasps? For each mini-chapter contains a mystery which is solved in a way that provides food for thought for anyone looking to be more persuasive, and for anyone interested in how the world works.
Why do people say “yes” to some things while others say “no”? “Influence”, the classic book on persuasion written by Dr. Robert Cialdini, seeks to explain the psychology behind this and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion. In “Influence”, he puts in his thirty-five years of rigorous, evidence-based research along with a three-year program of study on what moves people to change behavior has resulted. You'll learn the six universal principles, how to use them to become a skilled persuader—and how to defend yourself against them. Perfect for people in all walks of life, the principles of “Influence” will move you toward profound personal change and act as a driving force for your success. Wait no more, take action and get this book now!
Author: Dan Miller
Release Date: 2015-03-17
Almost everyone can admit that at one time or the other, they have been tricked or pushed into something because of naivety or the power of influence. For whichever motive, we have been an easy target for the pitches of fundraisers, peddlers and operators of one type or the other. While some of these people have good motives, a few of them may have dishonorable intensions. This opens up the debate on the issue of compliance and the factors that can cause you to say yes to another person because of the techniques and language that they use to convince you. If you have been keen enough, there is a certain way in which a request is stated if it is to be successful. A slight alteration may see the request rejected. Social psychologists have researched intensely on the psychology of compliance. Some of these studies have included laboratory experiments while others have involved field experiments where real people have been interviewed to shed light on the power of persuasion. There are principles that influence the tendency to say yes to a request. Knowing these principles and how they work is instrumental if you are to excel in the discipline of persuasion. Contrary to what many people believe, the psychology of influence is a preserve of the elite and a certain section of the society. The truth is that we all need to learn on how to harness the power of persuasion. This is because our daily lives revolve around bargains of one sort or the other. In the same way, we fall victim to the persuasions of other people at least to some degree in our interaction with friends, neighbors and family. To be competent in the mastery of compliance, you need more than just an amateurish and vague understanding of how persuasion works. As you read this book, you will gain a unique insight into the strategies and techniques that are effective in the psychology of influence. In the society, everyone is alive through the battle for influence. It is a wonderful experience to take part in an adventure of persuading others and sweeping them up into an unexpected idea, action or unproven vision. The ability to create a sensation and excitement around you is what makes you a great compliance practitioner. Psychological influence is not about swaying people against their will but rather giving them a chance to see things from a new perspective. Therefore, as the initiator, you have to find a delivery style that will make it possible for you to communicate your conviction in an inescapable and compelling way.
Author: Nick Kolenda
Release Date: 2013-10
Genre: Human behavior
"This is a book deserving of space on every consumer marketer's bookshelf." --Journal of Consumer Marketing Best known for his viral video, "Chat Roulette Mind Reading," Nick Kolenda is finally revealing some of the psychological secrets behind his mind reading feats. Using revolutionary principles from cognitive psychology, Nick has developed ways to subconsciously influence people's thoughts, and his "mind reading" demonstrations have been seen by over a million people across the globe. Methods of Persuasion reveals that fascinating secret for the first time, and it explains how you can use those principles to subconsciously influence people's thoughts in your own life. Drawing on cutting-edge research in psychology, the entire book culminates a powerful 7-step persuasion process that follows the acronym, METHODS: Step 1: Mold Their Perception Step 2: Elicit Congruent Attitudes Step 3: Trigger Social Pressure Step 4: Habituate Your Message Step 5: Optimize Your Message Step 6: Drive Their Momentum Step 7: Sustain Their Compliance This book teaches you the psychology behind each step, and it explains how you can use METHODS to influence people's thoughts, emotions, and behavior in nearly any situation.
He says that's his best offer. Is it? She says she agrees. Does she? The interview went great—or did it? He said he'd never do it again. But he did. Read this book and send your nonverbal intelligence soaring. Joe Navarro, a former FBI counterintelligence officer and a recognized expert on nonverbal behavior, explains how to "speed-read" people: decode sentiments and behaviors, avoid hidden pitfalls, and look for deceptive behaviors. You'll also learn how your body language can influence what your boss, family, friends, and strangers think of you. You will discover: The ancient survival instincts that drive body language Why the face is the least likely place to gauge a person's true feelings What thumbs, feet, and eyelids reveal about moods and motives The most powerful behaviors that reveal our confidence and true sentiments Simple nonverbals that instantly establish trust Simple nonverbals that instantly communicate authority Filled with examples from Navarro's professional experience, this definitive book offers a powerful new way to navigate your world.