Take 5 Steps and Become More Persuasive

My first real foray into the world of sales, selling, and persuasion came a few years ago at a seminar…

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Boris Johnson: Clown or Genius?

Recently, Britain got a new prime minister, the former Mayor of London, Boris Johnson. It came during a time of…

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The 5 Greatest Ancient Military Feats

Military history fascinates us because it shows us the best and the worst of human nature. Unparalleled bravery and unprecedented…

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Is Charisma Changeable?

Donald Trump’s chances for re-election look good, but I do wonder whether he’s quite the charismatic force of nature that…

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Why Henry V’s Band of Brother’s Speech was so Persuasive

408 words have stood the test of time. They are feted and celebrated as much now as they were nearly…

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The 2020 Forecast – Episode 1: The Democratic Royal Rumble Begins

Yikes. Here we go again. If you thought the hysteria was bad last time around, you haven’t seen anything yet!…

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Crush Them

You want to know what the biggest problem is in today’s culture? It’s not “social justice,” or the fake news…

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The Laws of Human Nature: Review

Robert Greene is famous for his books on strategy and social structures, most notably The 48 Laws of Power. In…

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2018 Midterm Election Debriefing

So, most of the smoke has cleared. Let’s start weighing how well things in Stumped have held up. First, here…

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For the People: How Good of a Slogan Is It?

A few weeks ago, the Democrats unveiled their new national slogan for the 2018 mid-term elections – “for the people.”…

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