BiggerPockets Podcast 315: How to Read Human Nature to Succeed in Life with Bestselling Author Robert Greene

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Interested in learning techniques that will virtually guarantee you success, regardless of your field of interest? Of course you are!

On that front, today’s show will not disappoint! Brandon and David interview bestselling author Robert Greene, whose latest book is titled The Laws of Human Nature.

Robert discusses brilliant concepts regarding earning the trust of others, determining who you can trust in an interaction, and developing the super power of reading other people’s non-verbal cues. He also shares valuable insight that will help you positively impact the emotions of others around you, put yourself in a peak state of performance, and activate the power of your own emotional connection to things you are passionate about.

And do not miss Robert’s advice on making sure others cannot manipulate or deceive you, or what he’s learned studying Leonardo da Vinci and others who have mastered their crafts! If you want to become the investor who gets deals first, gets the best prices on rehabs, and is less likely to be fooled in a transaction, download this episode right now!

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In This Episode We Cover:

  • Robert’s mentor-mentee relationship with Ryan Holiday
  • What a mentor is looking for a mentee
  • What are the laws of human nature
  • Understanding human nature and why it’s the most important skill
  • Seeing through people beyond the surface
  • Validating the good in people
  • Flattery vs. recognizing somebody’s strength
  • The different biases and how we’re governed by emotions
    – Conviction bias
    – Appearance bias
    – Group bias
  • Techniques to resist these biases
  • How to present yourself
  • Mastery and being emotionally connected to what you do
  • And SO much more!

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Tweetable Topics:

  • “The most important thing you are looking for is not a glittering resume, it’s not charm, but their character.” (Tweet This!)
  • “The most important skill you can develop in life is understanding people.” (Tweet This!)
  • “The energy that you present people, is how they’re going to see you.” (Tweet This!)

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Thanks for checking out the BiggerPockets Real Estate Investing & Wealth Building Podcast. Hosts Joshua Dorkin & Brandon Turner strive to bring top-notch educational content and interviews to our listeners -- without the non-stop pitch prevalent around the industry. With over 180,000 listeners per show, the BiggerPockets Podcast has become the biggest real estate podcast in the world. But don’t take our word for it. We’re the top-rated and reviewed real estate show on iTunes — check it out, read the reviews on iTunes, and get busy listening and learning!

3 Comments

  1. Julius Christian

    It was painful, when someone told me I can’t do nothing for. I studied a lot, listen to Bigger Pockets ever week for four years, and worked in job that will help me towards real estate investing. I just need a little push. What I learned was I need to find mentors that are in the position to help others and seniors who retired from investing, because I realized that a lot of seniors love helping the next generation. Today it’s all about what you can do for me.

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