I Write for Myself to Reclaim My Power


Your language determines your thinking and by extension your access to reality. Why does Google want you to stop using it?

Hypnosis and the ART of Achieving Compliance (Reworked)


When I write Hypnosis and the ART of Achieving Compliance, I purposely emphasise the ART part of it. Whilst there is some science on the topic of hypnosis it remain contentious amongst scholars and neuro-scientists. Here I give you a piece I wrote in 2014 on the issue; it reflects my scepticism, which abides today.

Three Essential Steps to Being More Convincing


The mechanics behind these agreements are the same, from asking a friend for a simple favour to brokering international peace treaties. So I give you Three Essential Steps to Being More Convincing

When Persuasion Fails: The Correct Use of Force


We can, rightfully, spend hours talking about the importance of environmental factors to communication. Still, I want to discuss one particular aspect of proper leadership that is often ignored or downplayed in our current social climate – the use of force.