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Control: How to Win the Social Game
“It’s silly trying to learn how to ‘charm people at a conference’ if conferences make your skin crawl.” —Pg. 23.
Within seconds, people make assumptions about your character. That’s why it’s important to “hack” social situations, i.e., play at your strengths. If they see you as anxious, angry, or
annoyed, that alone can tint their perception of you—without you even saying a word! So, what can you do about this? Choose social events that make you comfortable and happy for the best outcome, and display power body language.
Actions to take
Principles to follow
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