Covert Persuasion Techniques

Written by Alan Tutt

Covert Persuasion Techniques by Alan Tutt bttp://

Two topics that have attracted a lot of interest ever since I broughtrepparttar Keys To Power online more than a year ago are hypnotism and covert persuasion techniques. The Keys To Power system itself uses hypnosis for personal conditioning, but doesn't really get into using hypnosis to influence others. Withrepparttar 126093 Keys To Power, we generally influencerepparttar 126094 outcome of various situations (includingrepparttar 126095 behavior of others) by directing Power to createrepparttar 126096 experiences we want. However, this doesn't stop us from looking into other systems that may make our lives easier, and being able to persuade other people to our way of thinking definitely makes life easier.

I've been reading a lot lately about some ofrepparttar 126097 deeper, more obscure aspects of hypnosis. This has been mostly to increaserepparttar 126098 effectiveness ofrepparttar 126099 Keys To Power techniques andrepparttar 126100 hypnotic recordings I've been creating for our members here. However,repparttar 126101 course of this study has put me square inrepparttar 126102 middle ofrepparttar 126103 covert hypnosis topic, and I must say, it's extremely fascinating.

I've learned that my definition for hypnosis has been profoundly altered. Hypnosis is not always about putting someone into a trance state, but simply a process of communicating withrepparttar 126104 inner mind. This communication can be performed whilerepparttar 126105 listener is in a completely normal, waking state of consciousness.

In fact, one ofrepparttar 126106 most celebrated leaders inrepparttar 126107 hypnotic field (Milton Erickson - a name I recognized from earlier studies) used to practice psychological counseling using a radically different form of hypnosis in whichrepparttar 126108 subject never knew they were being hypnotized. Erickson, and his radically different form of hypnosis, became one ofrepparttar 126109 sources for what is now known as NLP, or Neuro-Linguistic Programming.

NLP is used by many different types of people. Psychologists, personal coaches (such as Anthony Robbins), business people, sales people, parents, and artist all use NLP to help them attain higher levels of personal excellence and to influence others to dorepparttar 126110 same. The simplest description of what NLP is would be "a system of modeling excellence and setting triggers for recreating that excellence on command". As you can imagine, this requires a very complex and involved collection of techniques and processes.

Covert hypnosis (orrepparttar 126111 more socially acceptable term, conversational hypnosis) is about using identifiable language patterns to create a desired response inrepparttar 126112 listener's inner mind. Once you know these techniques, it is relatively easy to talk to someone about practically anything and have it be a hypnotic process. For example, you can talk to a casual acquaintance about your job atrepparttar 126113 factory and end up with that person practically begging you to take them out on a date! Onrepparttar 126114 conscious level, you said nothing that would suggest that they should go out with you, but byrepparttar 126115 way you phrased things and how you said what you said, their inner mind not only receivedrepparttar 126116 implied suggestions, but responded by compelling them to act on those suggestions!

Imagine how much smoother your life will be with these techniques. No more confrontations. No more arguments. The people in your life doing what you want them to do, and not because you are commanding their obedience, but because they feel an inner desire to do these things.

The techniques that I've found are not difficult to use. They do take a little practice to perfect, but then again, anything worthwhile takes some practice to get right. Part ofrepparttar 126117 process is simply getting intorepparttar 126118 right mindset. In classic sales training literature,repparttar 126119 concept ofrepparttar 126120 assumptive close comesrepparttar 126121 closest torepparttar 126122 secret of conversational hypnosis. When you assume thatrepparttar 126123 person you're talking to wants to follow your plan, you are much more likely to userepparttar 126124 right phrasing in your speech.

Overcoming Difficult People

Written by Alan Tutt

Overcoming Difficult People by Alan Tutt

Everywhere I turn lately, I find information to help deal with difficult people. My biggest reaction to all of it is this, why just deal with them when you can completely overcome them? Why just learn to tolerate being around those you can't stand, when you haverepparttar option to either change them or get them out of your life completely!

Let me describe a situation that kind of sparked this whole thing. My girlfriend is a musician who does a lot of work for our church. One thing she did was to bring in another musician to add torepparttar 126092 experience ofrepparttar 126093 congregation, a guitar player who came in to play a few songs along withrepparttar 126094 keyboard and singers. Everything went well, until afterwards when he stormed out ofrepparttar 126095 church without saying anything to anyone. Well, Linda met up with him later that day to pay him for his participation, and to find out what went wrong. At that point, he started "reading herrepparttar 126096 riot act" asking how could a church possibly be right if it didn't preach this or that.

Linda tried to explain to this misguided guitar player that our church teaches things a little different from what he was used to, and that she had tried to explain that to him before bringing him intorepparttar 126097 church (he was from a very conservative, fire-and-brimstone kind of church). Our church is one that teaches acceptance of others, living peacefully, and livingrepparttar 126098 principles taught byrepparttar 126099 great teacher, Christ.

The difficult guitar player had a problem thatrepparttar 126100 minister didn't even mentionrepparttar 126101 name ofrepparttar 126102 great teacher, althoughrepparttar 126103 lesson was clearly one that followsrepparttar 126104 teachings. For over an hour, Linda tried to tell this person that she acceptedrepparttar 126105 fact that he believed things should have been different, and that she felt no need to convince him of anything. He, onrepparttar 126106 other hand, felt very compelled to point out "the error of her ways". In short, he was being very difficult.

If I had been there, I would have been able to take care ofrepparttar 126107 situation, but it reminded me that there are specific techniques to use in order to get someone else to come around to your way of thinking. And when this is impossible, you can always getrepparttar 126108 other person to not be so difficult. That is what I would like to share with you today.

There are two basic strategies for overcoming a difficult person. One is passive andrepparttar 126109 other is active. The passive strategy is one that has been taught by great motivational leaders throughout history. Christ phrased it this way, "If your enemy strikes you onrepparttar 126110 cheek, offer himrepparttar 126111 other cheek as well." This does not mean that you actually ask to be beaten, but that you do not resistrepparttar 126112 attack. Gandhi also taughtrepparttar 126113 path of no resistance.

With many personalities, if you don't fight back, then they realize that they cannot "get a rise" out of you and move on to someone they can intimidate. This works best whenrepparttar 126114 difficult person is being difficult as a means of 'proving' that they are strong and powerful. And this is usuallyrepparttar 126115 case when you have someone who feels very insecure about his or her own identity. In Linda's case above, this wasrepparttar 126116 tactic she tried to use, but it failed becauserepparttar 126117 difficult person was not acting from a standpoint of insecurity.

In Linda's case, she was trying to overcome a person who had a strong need to be right. With this kind of personality, resistance or not, they will continue to fight for what they believe isrepparttar 126118 right course of action. Religious wars have been all too common, and many political wars have been based onrepparttar 126119 same theme. In our lives, we usually don't pursuerepparttar 126120 conflict long enough for it to escalate into an all-out war. When you find yourself in this kind of situation, you need to take an active approach to overcomingrepparttar 126121 difficult person.

The active approach has a few aspects that may be applied duringrepparttar 126122 course ofrepparttar 126123 encounter. The first aspect, which must be applied right fromrepparttar 126124 start, and all throughrepparttar 126125 encounter, is to communicate torepparttar 126126 difficult person that they are fighting a losing battle. No matter what they try to say or do, they will not convince you to become any different than you are. Now this will not be something you say outright. If you do, then you are throwing out a challenge, and difficult people always love challenges. Don't makerepparttar 126127 situation any more difficult than it is already. Instead, you will implementrepparttar 126128 second aspect ofrepparttar 126129 active approach.

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