Identifying and thwarting manipulation
Understanding the mechanics of manipulation to better protect ourselves from it.
How can we protect ourselves against manipulation attempts from ill-intentioned interlocutors? We are all more susceptible than we think to falling victim one day, due to psychological biases anchored deep within us. Better understanding the mechanisms of these biases can help us increase our vigilance.
A Look at the News
Tending to postpone until the next day what we could be doing that same day is a natural mechanism to manage our emotions. Rather than fighting this temptation, how can we channel it, or even take advantage of it?
Sharpen your attention focus
Our work environments do not lend themselves easily to concentration. At the time and age of collaborative spaces and new technologies, how can you stay in control of your attention focus and maintain your personal productivity?
A more powerful memory
Having a good memory is an undeniable advantage; it helps reinforce influence, and attract credibility and respect. Luckily, memory is not an innate capability: with some technique, you can train it. How can you develop your memory?