authority

Cialdini’s Persuasion Principles

Persuasion is the social influence on beliefs, attitude, intentions, motivations, and behavior. It’s a form of manipulation based on commitment that can change thoughts and behaviors. Persuasion principles use words to influence other people and achieve the desired changes.

The Wounds of Authoritarianism Take the Longest to Heal

The humiliation, aggression, and domination… The wounds of authoritarianism heal very slowly, and they leave scars that may stay with us forever. Thus, the shadow of an authoritarian mother or father, a dominant partner, or a narcissistic and authoritarian boss…