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Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Tiffany - Goodreads

It was a little slow, but I guess it was a nonfiction educational book, so with that in mind, it was fairly interesting. Two problems I had though: 1) the use of click, whirr was wayyyyy too excessive ... Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Max Micheelsen - Goodreads

If I had to recommend 3 books to someone, who was about to start their own business or going into sales, this one would make the list! It has a handful of simple principles, you can choose to utilize ... Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Andrew Loader - Goodreads

I very much enjoyed this book. Although it is now 30 years old, it still has many relevant psychological messages about how people act and react. It is full of excellent examples, most of which are still of interest and value today. Strongly recommended to those interested in how humans act. Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

Author rambles a bit with storied examples but great book of social lifehacks. Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Jared Wiener - Goodreads

Numerous examples are repeated too many times, and the concepts behind them are almost common knowledge at this point - this book could be condensed into a PDF summary of the 6 Principles of Persuasion. Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Krishna Kumar - Goodreads

Caldini takes an incredibly insightful look at the emotions that influence people to behave the way they do, even though sometimes they are putting themselves at a disadvantage. The author uses ... Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Romantical Skeptic - Goodreads

Good stuff. This was a straight up b-school read and I remember reading this in bits and pieces in all those management classes I liked to ignore. Notes to self: We, like mother turkeys responding to ... Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Kevin Koskella - Goodreads

(This is a review of the newer version of the book, around 2011). A must read if you're doing any kind of marketing or sales. Cialdini breaks down how we succumb to various forms of persuasion from ... Read full review

Review: Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

User Review  - Matt Donovan - Goodreads

Equal parts interesting and practical. I love the section on "how to say no" at the end of every chapter. Read full review

Review: Influence: Science and Practice

User Review  - Bracton - Goodreads

Platitudes supported by dodgy science. Sort of like a poor man's Malcolm Gladwell. I was sort of interested until I realized I knew all of this nonsense already. Read full review

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