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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 218 - How to Resist Persuasion and Manipulation13 December 2017
    21:24
  2. 2.
    Episode 217 - Dave Kurlan – Baseline Selling5 December 2017
    22:28
  3. 3.
    Episode 216 - Brick Wall of Resistance Part 228 November 2017
    22:00
  4. 4.
    Episode 215 - Dealing with Rude, Mean and Hostile People22 November 2017
    21:24
  5. 5.
    Episode 214 - The Brick Wall of Resistance Part 114 November 2017
    17:52
  6. 6.
    Episode 213 - How to Sell the Way Your Customers Want to Buy – Interview with Kristin Zhivago8 November 2017
    19:29
  7. 7.
    Episode 212 - Psychology of Making Your Prospects Wait1 November 2017
    20:11
  8. 8.
    Episode 211 - Persuading Millennials and Gamification - Travis Truett Interview25 October 2017
    22:30
  1. 9.
    Episode 210 - Double Dissonance - Get People To Persuade Themselves18 October 2017
    21:22
  2. 10.
    Episode 209 - Power and Automatic Behaviors – Interview With Ben Voyer11 October 2017
    19:35
  3. 11.
    Episode 208 - True Objection or Knee Jerk Response3 October 2017
    18:49
  4. 12.
    Episode 207 - Blueprint to Business Success26 September 2017
    23:09
  5. 13.
    Episode 206 - Do Closing Skills Still Work?20 September 2017
    19:35
  6. 14.
    Episode 205 - What If The Competition Has The Same Price?13 September 2017
    17:42
  7. 15.
    Episode 204 - Negotiation Blunder: Position vs Problem6 September 2017
    19:31
  8. 16.
    Episode 203 - Price Psychology: 14 Techniques That Make Price A Non-Issue – Part 330 August 2017
    25:14
  9. 17.
    Episode 202 - Price Psychology: 14 Techniques That Make Price A Non-Issue – Part 222 August 2017
    23:42
  10. 18.
    Episode 201 - Price Psychology: 14 Techniques That Make Price A Non-Issue – Part 116 August 2017
    24:27
  11. 19.
    Episode 200 - Words That Kill Persuasion And Words That Influence8 August 2017
    22:07
  12. 20.
    Episode 199 - How to Create Trust in Strangers – Robin Dreeke FBI Interview1 August 2017
    18:28
  13. 21.
    Episode 198 - Raise Your Price, Work Less & Make More Money – Interview with Dave Negri25 July 2017
    17:48
  14. 22.
    Episode 197 - TEFAMA - How The Brain Works17 July 2017
    20:43
  15. 23.
    Episode 196 - Anthony Iannarino - Becoming The Trusted Advisor11 July 2017
    18:35
  16. 24.
    Episode 195 - Lie Detection and Human Deception28 June 2017
    19:56
  17. 25.
    Episode 194 - Sales Strategies of Top Producers– Scott Ingram20 June 2017
    21:16
  18. 26.
    Episode 193 - The Art of Persuasive Emails13 June 2017
    19:29
  19. 27.
    Episode 192 - Humor, Improv and Influence - Interview - Kelly Leonard6 June 2017
    17:33
  20. 28.
    Episode 191 - Handle the Heckler - Audience Control31 May 2017
    20:47
  21. 29.
    Episode 190 - Beliefs that Sabotage Success24 May 2017
    18:05
  22. 30.
    Episode 189 - Leadership Expert – Jon Gordon18 May 2017
    19:55
  23. 31.
    Episode 188 - Charisma #3 – Inner-Charisma – Your Inside Dictates Your Outside15 May 2017
    19:26
  24. 32.
    Episode 187 - Charisma #2 – Empowering Others & Contagious Cooperation8 May 2017
    20:53
  25. 33.
    Episode 186 - Charisma #1 – Presence – What Do You Radiate?26 April 2017
    19:14
  26. 34.
    Episode 185 - Likeability and Charm Create Charisma20 April 2017
    20:08
  27. 35.
    Episode 184 - Create An Instant Connection With Anyone12 April 2017
    19:19
  28. 36.
    Episode 183 - Emotional Hijacking and Toxic People5 April 2017
    18:02
  29. 37.
    Episode 182 - How to Create The Perfect Persuasive Presentation – Part 229 March 2017
    17:33
  30. 38.
    Episode 181 - The Perfect Persuasive Presentation22 March 2017
    18:33
  31. 39.
    Episode 180 - Engage and Persuade with Stories -Paul Smith Interview16 March 2017
    23:32
  32. 40.
    Episode 179 - New Trust Research and Interview with Michele Plunkett8 March 2017
    20:18
  33. 41.
    Episode 178 - How Proxemics Creates Resistance2 March 2017
    17:03
  34. 42.
    Episode 177 - Evan Carmichael Interview & The Secret to Creating a Business and Life That Matter22 February 2017
    22:39
  35. 43.
    Episode 176 -Create Interest and Intrigue With Your VBC18 February 2017
    20:15
  36. 44.
    Episode 175 - The Energy of Influence9 February 2017
    20:06
  37. 45.
    Episode 174 - Getting Past The Gatekeeper3 February 2017
    20:37
  38. 46.
    Episode 173 - How Aroma Can Help/Hurt Influence26 January 2017
    15:30
  39. 47.
    Episode 172 - 4 Power Skills of Persuasion19 January 2017
    24:03
  40. 48.
    Podcast 171 - Networking with Stephanie Burroughs15 January 2017
    18:44
  41. 49.
    Episode 170 - Eye Contact: Deception or Influence?7 January 2017
    13:15
  42. 50.
    Episode 169 – Dealing With the Angry Prospect21 December 2016
    23:30
  43. 51.
    Episode 168 – What Puts the “Brakes” on Success7 December 2016
    26:50
  44. 52.
    Episode 167 – Interview with Matt Powell on “Brain Wiring”28 November 2016
    31:25
  45. 53.
    Episode 166 – Double Your Referrals With Donald Kelly22 November 2016
    27:38
  46. 54.
    Episode 165 – NLP and Influence11 November 2016
    28:10
  47. 55.
    Episode 164 – Ego and Persuasion1 November 2016
    22:24
  48. 56.
    Episode 163 – Invisible Influence with Jonah Berger26 October 2016
    20:01
  49. 57.
    Episode 162 – Dealing With Difficult People18 October 2016
    33:13
  50. 58.
    Episode 161 – The Science of “No”11 October 2016
    31:25
  51. 59.
    Episode 160 – Why Small Talk Stinks4 October 2016
    28:12
  52. 60.
    Episode 159 - Mindless Eating with Brian Wansink28 September 2016
    22:01
  53. 61.
    Episode 158 - Hijack Negotiations with Emotion21 September 2016
    29:52
  54. 62.
    Episode 156 - Pre-Solve Objections21 September 2016
    32:23
  55. 63.
    Episode 157 - Negotiation Techniques from a former FBI Hostage Negotiator13 September 2016
    32:40
  56. 64.
    Episode 155 - 3 Quick Keys to Rapport9 September 2016
    29:40
  57. 65.
    Episode 154 - 3 More Keys to Persuasive Presentations31 August 2016
    24:03
  58. 66.
    Episode 153 - 3 Presentation Killers23 August 2016
    21:18
  59. 67.
    Episode 152 - Is Your Frame of Mind Costing Sales?16 August 2016
    35:47
  60. 68.
    Episode 151 - Debra Fine on the Science of Small Talk12 August 2016
    26:54
  61. 69.
    Episode 150 - Stop Selling For Your Competition3 August 2016
    26:31
  62. 70.
    Episode 149 - Profitable Lead Generation with Dan McDade29 July 2016
    27:25
  63. 71.
    Episode 148 - Are You Winning the Negotiation Game?19 July 2016
    29:04
  64. 72.
    Episode 147 - Mind Reading with Carl Christman14 July 2016
    25:38
  65. 73.
    Episode 146 - Charismatic Power6 July 2016
    32:33
  66. 74.
    Episode 145 - Interivew with Andy Paul of "Zero-Time Selling"29 June 2016
    22:12
  67. 75.
    Episode 144 - Deflect 3 Hardball Negotiation Tactics21 June 2016
    28:57
  68. 76.
    Episode 143 - Influence Without Authority16 June 2016
    28:22
  69. 77.
    Episode 141 - Interview With "The Sales Whisperer"8 June 2016
    24:43
  70. 78.
    Episode 142 - Are Colors Killing Your Presentation?31 May 2016
    24:04
  71. 79.
    Episode 140 - How Food Persuades (And Why You Should Care)26 May 2016
    28:08
  72. 80.
    Episode 139 - Thoughts Trump Reality19 May 2016
    24:32
  73. 81.
    Episode 138 - The Last Missing Piece to Trust10 May 2016
    31:24
  74. 82.
    Episode 137 - 2 Wasy to Enhance Credibility4 May 2016
    24:24
  75. 83.
    Episode 136 - Are You Perceived as an Expert?29 April 2016
    26:22
  76. 84.
    How Ego Destroys Influence19 April 2016
    26:53
  77. 85.
    Signs of Deception12 April 2016
    24:21
  78. 86.
    Episode 133 - The Illusion of Resistance6 April 2016
    24:40
  79. 87.
    Episode 132 - Perfect Persuasion Template31 March 2016
    30:05
  80. 88.
    Episode 131 - Shut up and close!24 March 2016
    29:39
  81. 89.
    Episode 130 - Price...a non-issue?15 March 2016
    30:32
  82. 90.
    Episode 129 - How Empowerment Increases Influence14 March 2016
    29:22
  83. 91.
    Episode 128 - Is Your Presentation "Interesting" or "Persuasive?"3 March 2016
    27:22
  84. 92.
    Episode 127 - Inner Qualities of True Leaders22 February 2016
    27:22
  85. 93.
    Episode 126 - 4 Characteristics of True Leaders17 February 2016
    26:59
  86. 94.
    Episode 124 - Persuasive Politicians11 February 2016
    30:17
  87. 95.
    Episode 124 - Persuasive Politicians2 February 2016
    24:38
  88. 96.
    Episode 123 - Turn No into a Yes28 January 2016
    30:12
  89. 97.
    Episode 122- Foot In The Door vs Sympathy21 January 2016
    28:45
  90. 98.
    Episode 121 - Help Prospects Persuade Themselves13 January 2016
    31:07
  91. 99.
    Episode 120 - No Resolutions This Year...5 January 2016
    26:42
  92. 100.
    Episode 119 - Persuading Rude People15 December 2015
    27:43

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