When we feel manipulated we usually resent it. More often we are not aware of hidden cues that affect our emotions and actions. A pattern, movement, seemingly inconsequential gesture or other “signal” unconsciously influences how we feel about someone or a situation.
With the advent of technology we are rapidly learning more ways we are swayed by incidents, sequences of actions, smells and more.
Learn how to be more aware of how you are being influenced — and how you can pull others closer — at my newest post in my Connected and Quotable column under the Leadership section at Forbes and share your examples, insights or related research or a book you’ve discovered.
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