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I’m thrilled to present today’s podcast with magician Paul Gertner!
When I was young, at family gatherings my grandpa would perform magic tricks and slight-of-hand for the grandkids. Turning flour and sugar into cookies. Making a dollar bill disappear… and reappear elsewhere. He could pull coins from my ears… Continue reading “Dreamstorming with Paul Gertner
(Persuasion Play Podcast 006)”
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Put yourself in the action.
That’s how Donald Trump made his first real estate deals in Manhattan.
In 1971, Trump moved into a Manhattan apartment. He began to learn the city and it’s real estate. He talked his way into a club membership at Le Club, where he has the opportunity to rub elbows with future business associates. As a non-drinker, Trump figured he had an advantage in business when he saw how hard the Manhattanites drank. Continue reading “Trump’s Real Estate Coups during Manhattan’s Budget Crisis”
I really like buying things. Things I don’t need, things I do need, things I think I’ll need later. A delayed delivery doesn’t stop this — Kickstarter hasn’t been my wallet’s best friend.
We’re all victims of this psychological hook that advertisers use: they create a “gap” in your life. The gap could be the beginning of a story, leaving us hanging. The gap could be a heightened interest in a limited offer. Continue reading “Be a Creator of Beauty (My Life in Advertising: Chapters 14 and 15)”