This episode is inspired by:
The Like Switch: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Influencing, Attracting, and Winning People Over
by Jack Schafer and Marvin Karlins
In this episode, we’ll be diving into the “13 laws of attraction.” As described in the book, these laws will help you become a more like-able and attractive person, and you can apply them both personally as well as professionally.
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Learn more about The Like Switch
The Like Switch is an interesting book about how to develop and strengthen relationships. Written by a former FBI agent, the author explains several techniques that he used in his work to detect lies, coerce confessions, and understand the motivations and perceptions of the people he worked with. In a fascinating twist on how to use and refine these skills, Schafer explains how each of these techniques can be used to win friends, succeed at work, or even develop and sustain intimate relationships.
Here’s what you’ll learn about in this summary:
- The four building blocks of friendship and relationships
- The importance of using and noticing nonverbal signals
- How to begin and strengthen both long and short-term relationships
“If you want people to like you, make them feel good about themselves.”
“The key is to let the tools do the work.”
“Think of each Law of Attraction as a tool to enhance your relationship effectiveness.”
Becoming likeable is as simple as learning to best recognize and use effective nonverbal and verbal signals in all of your interactions.