Manipulation is all around us, but nothing is as smooth and graceful as a well-executed con. Studying the tools and process of a con artist has a ripple effect, though, by making us more aware of the world around us, and more empowered to do what’s in our own best interest. Listen in as we discuss how your own confidence is your only protection, and your greatest weakness.
In this episode we explore how the mind of a con artist works and talk about our ah has from the book The Confidence Game by Maria Konnikova.
We’ll talk about:
- Why it’s actually the smartest people who are most susceptible to being conned
- The unexpected ways to avoid getting conned
- The fine line that separates marketers from con artist
The notes for this episode are extensive and go waaaay beyond what we talk about in this episode. For more insight and ah has about con artists and persuasion, download our notes for this book. Just click the button below.