The Jordan Harbinger Show

557: Jack Schafer | Flipping the Like Switch Part One

Jack Schafer (@jackschafer) is a retired FBI special agent, current assistant professor at Western Illinois University, and co-author of The Like Switch: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Influencing, Attracting, and Winning People Over. [This is part one of a two-part episode. Keep an eye out for part two later this week!]

What We Discuss with Jack Schafer:

  • Why happy people make terrible spy recruits.
  • How the Friendship Formula (Friendship = Proximity + Frequency + Duration + Intensity) can be used to build rapport in every human interaction.
  • How to "name it and claim it" when manipulative techniques are being used against you to withstand and resist their effects.
  • How to recognize friend and foe signals in others and make sure you're not inadvertently broadcasting the signals that mark you as an easy target for manipulation.
  • What's really going on when someone grabs food from your plate without asking, or takes their sweet time getting out of the parking spot you're clearly waiting for.
  • And much more...

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