19 things you’ll learn from copywriter Matt Rizvi (Persuasion Play Podcast #004)

Matt Rizvi is a multi-million dollar copywriter. After honing his skills at Stansberry Research for three years, Matt started freelance copywriting in 2016.

Listen to Episode 004 of the Persuasion Play Podcast with Matt Rizvi.

In this episode, Matt shares some incredible knowledge, including:

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These are my recent Messages from the Universe

Last Friday I got a message from the Universe. Sunday I got another.

Let me back up.

When I first started PersuasionReadingList.com, an early post was about the confirmation bias I had experienced at the time. Numerous, unrelated sources had all suggested that I Offer Water to people.

Coming from multiple sources, it was as if the Universe was talking to me, making sure I didn’t miss the message. I still offer water, the source of life.

Full Moon, 2018-03-02, from my Nikon D5100 and a 240mm zoom lens. Image CC-By-2.0 Jeffrey G Thomas
Hi Moon, what’s going on? “SGT’s Full Moon,” 2018-03-02, from my Nikon D5100 and a 240mm zoom lens. Image by Jeffrey G Thomas, CC-By-2.0

There were other messages around that time, too. Learn about Persuasion was one message. Think Big was another.

And now, the Universe is Back.

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Persuasion Articles of the Week

Photo "Cars on I-90 floating bridge" by Seattle Municipal Archives, Flickr, CC-By-2.0
Photo “Cars on I-90 floating bridge” by Seattle Municipal Archives, Flickr, CC-By-2.0

#exoproject #podcast #defaults #personality #happiness #anxiety #habits

 

10 Things I Learned from Andrew DeYoung, author of “The Exo Project”

Notes from my interview with Andrew DeYoung and the Persuasion Play Podcast episode 002.

 

The Praise Paradox

Praise the efforts of children, not their outcomes. Works on adults too!

 

Cure your bad habits with “Sludge”

The opposite of Nudge, which sets beneficial defaults, Sludge makes compliance as difficult as possible. The idea is to intentionally add friction to your transactions to lessen their likelihood.

 

Study links decline in teenagers’ happiness to smartphones

Smartphones steal our focus, give us a short-lived feeling of social connections, and cause us to compare our boring moments with photos of the amazing lives of people we know.

 

Scientists Just Identified The Physical Source of Anxiety in The Brain

More evidence that animals like you and I are controlled by our wiring.

 

How To Get Your Point Across To These Five Personality Types

Five ways to present your argument.

 

 

Making a Change for the New Year

Last week we discussed Luck. Is an event that happens to us Good Luck or Bad Luck?

The Yin and the Yang are opposing forces in the universe, in balance regardless of how Humans perceive things.
The Yin and the Yang are opposing forces in the universe, in balance regardless of how Humans perceive things.

In the new Star Wars: The Last Jedi, a film filled with references to the balance of the universe (tao), a character is asked that exact question.

Was this event good luck or bad luck?

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