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Persuasion IQ: The 10 Skills You Need to Get Exactly What You Want by Kurt W. Mortensen

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CHAPTER THREE

PQ Skill #1

Mental Programming of Top Persuaders

The psychological edge gained by top persuaders cannot be overemphasized. How do great persuaders prepare their minds for success? What is their mental process before, during, and after the persuasion cycle? This mental aspect is one of the most important (and usually neglected) traits of success.

Almost everyone wants to accomplish their dreams, achieve more, become a better person, or pursue bigger and better goals. And we often know exactly what we need to do to make these things happen. So why don’t we do them? Why do we fall short of our dreams and aspirations?

Writing down your goals coupled with a strong desire to reach them won’t automatically bring success if you overlook ...

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