Persuasion Articles of the Week

Photo "goodbye" by frankieleon, Flickr, CC-By-2.0
Photo “goodbye” by frankieleon, Flickr, CC-By-2.0

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31 Ways to Change State

Our 31 Ways to Change State project is on-going. I’ve heard from a few subscribers that the ideas have helped to adjust emotions… one person wants to license my emails to send to his clients… and I’ve lost a handful of subscribers as well. Eh — Peace out!

If you have any feedback or questions, I’m always open and I read every email. If you find the info useful, feel free to forward the emails to your friends (and increase your own influence in the process).


Using 6 Principles of Persuasion to Increase Conversions

Use Cialdini’s six principals of influence to grow your customer base.


Giving a Persuasive Talk

Understanding your audience and providing value to them will help you make your points.


How to Argue and Win Every Time (Audiobook)

Gerry Spence is a high-profile trial lawyer with a history of winning his cases. This audobook of How to Argue and Win Every Time is available at no cost on I don’t know how long this may or may not be available. I own the book as well and, like the many other books I have, I expect to write it up here on PRL to add to the collection of over 18 book summaries


Christmas Gift Ideas

If you’re looking for a few gift ideas—

Analog watches are all the rage these days. Everyone has a smart phone with a clock, I get it. But sometimes you don’t want to start in with the digital black hole time suck that we mistakenly call a ‘phone.’ Plus, a nice watch adds a bit of class to your wardrobe. Check out Seventeenth Watches, they have a big sale going on right now.

Lola & Doe makes organic, handmade, small-batch soaps. I’m currently using the Coconut Chocolate Butter bar to treat my dry winter skin. Loving its results, and the great sensory experience when I shower. Can you imagine the smiles when your family and friends get a whiff? Good stuff.