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Maximize Your Influence

By Kurt W. Mortensen

Thanks for visiting Maximize Your Influence…your source for the top persuasion, influence, and negotiation techniques that will help you maximize your success in life and in business! Our podcast combines years of persuasion research with current studies and events that will entertain you and supercharge your ability to influence others. In business and in life, your ability to persuade others can mean the difference between success and failure, or between mere success and spectacular success..

  1. 1.
    Episode 256 - The World’s Biggest Subconscious Trigger Zone – Las Vegas Casinos20 September 2018
    17:55
  2. 2.
    Episode 255 - FBI Hostage Negotiation Skills - Chris Voss Interview13 September 2018
    24:56
  3. 3.
    Episode 254 - Negotiation Bootcamp6 September 2018
    21:22
  4. 4.
    Episode 253 - 10 Sales Questions Everyone Needs in Their Influence Toolbox30 August 2018
    19:15
  5. 5.
    Episode 252 - NLP: Fact or Fiction22 August 2018
    20:32
  6. 6.
    Episode 251 - Mind Control Explained15 August 2018
    21:42
  7. 7.
    Episode 250 - Do Goals Destroy or Inspire Success9 August 2018
    22:41
  8. 8.
    Episode 249 - The Science of Human Motivation2 August 2018
    20:45
  1. 9.
    Episode 248 - If Your Personal Slump Continues - Plan B26 July 2018
    22:43
  2. 10.
    Episode 247 - 247 - How To Get Out of That Slump and Increase Motivation19 July 2018
    20:51
  3. 11.
    Episode 246 - The Perfect Persuader - Prospects Reveal Preferences12 July 2018
    19:50
  4. 12.
    Episode 245 - Sales Mistakes Costing You Money5 July 2018
    20:27
  5. 13.
    Episode 244 - How to Overcome Your Persuasion Vomit (Data Dump)27 June 2018
    18:30
  6. 14.
    Episode 243 - Dark and Dirty Influence Techniques21 June 2018
    22:47
  7. 15.
    Episode 242 - Dealing With Angry People14 June 2018
    19:07
  8. 16.
    Episode 241 - How You Are Selling For Your Competition7 June 2018
    19:24
  9. 17.
    Episode 240 - Persuasion Darts23 May 2018
    23:20
  10. 18.
    Episode 239 - Trust Authenticity and Congruence15 May 2018
    17:51
  11. 19.
    Podcast 238 - The #1 Way to Create Instant Trust8 May 2018
    19:34
  12. 20.
    Podcast 237 - How Your Confidence Becomes Arrogance and Destroys Trust3 May 2018
    20:10
  13. 21.
    Episode 236 - The Perception of Competence and Trust24 April 2018
    20:19
  14. 22.
    Episode 235 - How Self-Discipline Affects Trust19 April 2018
    20:05
  15. 23.
    Episode 234 - Why Trust Levels are Fallling (Trust Intro)12 April 2018
    21:23
  16. 24.
    Episode 233 - Do Guarantees Work?3 April 2018
    20:07
  17. 25.
    Episode 232 - 5 Ways to APPEAR More Intelligent28 March 2018
    18:12
  18. 26.
    Episode 231 - The Secret Sauce of Influence23 March 2018
    20:42
  19. 27.
    Episode 230 - How to Accomplish 10X more in Half the Time14 March 2018
    20:23
  20. 28.
    Episode 229 - How To Deal The Heckler, and Indifferent or Hostile Audiences8 March 2018
    21:05
  21. 29.
    Episode 228 - The Art And Science Of Handling Objections27 February 2018
    20:56
  22. 30.
    Episode 227 - Expectations And The Impact of Suggestion22 February 2018
    20:44
  23. 31.
    Episode 226 - The Science of Rapport15 February 2018
    18:13
  24. 32.
    Episode 225 - Major Sales Mistakes Costing You Money #27 February 2018
    18:08
  25. 33.
    Episode 224 - Major Sales Mistakes Costing You Money #131 January 2018
    20:14
  26. 34.
    Episode 223 - The Zegarnik Effect: Engage and Persuade25 January 2018
    19:48
  27. 35.
    Episode 222 - How to Deal With Refund, Complaints and Buyers Remorse18 January 2018
    22:12
  28. 36.
    Episode 221 - How To Be More Attractive (And More Likeable)9 January 2018
    19:24
  29. 37.
    Episode 220 - The Dark Side Of Goals – Nudge or Net4 January 2018
    21:27
  30. 38.
    Episode 219 - The Forgotten Power20 December 2017
    19:38
  31. 39.
    Episode 218 - How to Resist Persuasion and Manipulation13 December 2017
    21:24
  32. 40.
    Episode 217 - Dave Kurlan – Baseline Selling5 December 2017
    22:28
  33. 41.
    Episode 216 - Brick Wall of Resistance Part 228 November 2017
    22:00
  34. 42.
    Episode 215 - Dealing with Rude, Mean and Hostile People22 November 2017
    21:24
  35. 43.
    Episode 214 - The Brick Wall of Resistance Part 114 November 2017
    17:52
  36. 44.
    Episode 213 - How to Sell the Way Your Customers Want to Buy – Interview with Kristin Zhivago8 November 2017
    19:29
  37. 45.
    Episode 212 - Psychology of Making Your Prospects Wait1 November 2017
    20:11
  38. 46.
    Episode 211 - Persuading Millennials and Gamification - Travis Truett Interview25 October 2017
    22:30
  39. 47.
    Episode 210 - Double Dissonance - Get People To Persuade Themselves18 October 2017
    21:22
  40. 48.
    Episode 209 - Power and Automatic Behaviors – Interview With Ben Voyer11 October 2017
    19:35
  41. 49.
    Episode 208 - True Objection or Knee Jerk Response3 October 2017
    18:49
  42. 50.
    Episode 207 - Blueprint to Business Success26 September 2017
    23:09
  43. 51.
    Episode 206 - Do Closing Skills Still Work?20 September 2017
    19:35
  44. 52.
    Episode 205 - What If The Competition Has The Same Price?13 September 2017
    17:42
  45. 53.
    Episode 204 - Negotiation Blunder: Position vs Problem6 September 2017
    19:31
  46. 54.
    Episode 203 - Price Psychology: 14 Techniques That Make Price A Non-Issue – Part 330 August 2017
    25:14
  47. 55.
    Episode 202 - Price Psychology: 14 Techniques That Make Price A Non-Issue – Part 222 August 2017
    23:42
  48. 56.
    Episode 201 - Price Psychology: 14 Techniques That Make Price A Non-Issue – Part 116 August 2017
    24:27
  49. 57.
    Episode 200 - Words That Kill Persuasion And Words That Influence8 August 2017
    22:07
  50. 58.
    Episode 199 - How to Create Trust in Strangers – Robin Dreeke FBI Interview1 August 2017
    18:28
  51. 59.
    Episode 198 - Raise Your Price, Work Less & Make More Money – Interview with Dave Negri25 July 2017
    17:48
  52. 60.
    Episode 197 - TEFAMA - How The Brain Works17 July 2017
    20:43
  53. 61.
    Episode 196 - Anthony Iannarino - Becoming The Trusted Advisor11 July 2017
    18:35
  54. 62.
    Episode 195 - Lie Detection and Human Deception28 June 2017
    19:56
  55. 63.
    Episode 194 - Sales Strategies of Top Producers– Scott Ingram20 June 2017
    21:16
  56. 64.
    Episode 193 - The Art of Persuasive Emails13 June 2017
    19:29
  57. 65.
    Episode 192 - Humor, Improv and Influence - Interview - Kelly Leonard6 June 2017
    17:33
  58. 66.
    Episode 191 - Handle the Heckler - Audience Control31 May 2017
    20:47
  59. 67.
    Episode 190 - Beliefs that Sabotage Success24 May 2017
    18:05
  60. 68.
    Episode 189 - Leadership Expert – Jon Gordon18 May 2017
    19:55
  61. 69.
    Episode 188 - Charisma #3 – Inner-Charisma – Your Inside Dictates Your Outside15 May 2017
    19:26
  62. 70.
    Episode 187 - Charisma #2 – Empowering Others & Contagious Cooperation8 May 2017
    20:53
  63. 71.
    Episode 186 - Charisma #1 – Presence – What Do You Radiate?26 April 2017
    19:14
  64. 72.
    Episode 185 - Likeability and Charm Create Charisma20 April 2017
    20:08
  65. 73.
    Episode 184 - Create An Instant Connection With Anyone12 April 2017
    19:19
  66. 74.
    Episode 183 - Emotional Hijacking and Toxic People5 April 2017
    18:02
  67. 75.
    Episode 182 - How to Create The Perfect Persuasive Presentation – Part 229 March 2017
    17:33
  68. 76.
    Episode 181 - The Perfect Persuasive Presentation22 March 2017
    18:33
  69. 77.
    Episode 180 - Engage and Persuade with Stories -Paul Smith Interview16 March 2017
    23:32
  70. 78.
    Episode 179 - New Trust Research and Interview with Michele Plunkett8 March 2017
    20:18
  71. 79.
    Episode 178 - How Proxemics Creates Resistance2 March 2017
    17:03
  72. 80.
    Episode 177 - Evan Carmichael Interview & The Secret to Creating a Business and Life That Matter22 February 2017
    22:39
  73. 81.
    Episode 176 -Create Interest and Intrigue With Your VBC18 February 2017
    20:15
  74. 82.
    Episode 175 - The Energy of Influence9 February 2017
    20:06
  75. 83.
    Episode 174 - Getting Past The Gatekeeper3 February 2017
    20:37
  76. 84.
    Episode 173 - How Aroma Can Help/Hurt Influence26 January 2017
    15:30
  77. 85.
    Episode 172 - 4 Power Skills of Persuasion19 January 2017
    24:03
  78. 86.
    Podcast 171 - Networking with Stephanie Burroughs15 January 2017
    18:44
  79. 87.
    Episode 170 - Eye Contact: Deception or Influence?7 January 2017
    13:15
  80. 88.
    Episode 169 – Dealing With the Angry Prospect21 December 2016
    23:30
  81. 89.
    Episode 168 – What Puts the “Brakes” on Success7 December 2016
    26:50
  82. 90.
    Episode 167 – Interview with Matt Powell on “Brain Wiring”28 November 2016
    31:25
  83. 91.
    Episode 166 – Double Your Referrals With Donald Kelly22 November 2016
    27:38
  84. 92.
    Episode 165 – NLP and Influence11 November 2016
    28:10
  85. 93.
    Episode 164 – Ego and Persuasion1 November 2016
    22:24
  86. 94.
    Episode 163 – Invisible Influence with Jonah Berger26 October 2016
    20:01
  87. 95.
    Episode 162 – Dealing With Difficult People18 October 2016
    33:13
  88. 96.
    Episode 161 – The Science of “No”11 October 2016
    31:25
  89. 97.
    Episode 160 – Why Small Talk Stinks4 October 2016
    28:12
  90. 98.
    Episode 159 - Mindless Eating with Brian Wansink28 September 2016
    22:01
  91. 99.
    Episode 158 - Hijack Negotiations with Emotion21 September 2016
    29:52
  92. 100.
    Episode 156 - Pre-Solve Objections21 September 2016
    32:23

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