The Like Switch, 1: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Influencing, Attracting, and Winning People Over

Marvin Karlins (Author) Jack Schafer (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$19.99  $18.39
Publisher
Atria Books
Publish Date
January 13, 2015
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.9 X 0.8 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781476754482

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About the Author

John R. "Jack" Schafer, PhD, is a psychologist, professor, intelligence consultant, and former FBI Special Agent. Dr. Schafer spent fifteen years conducting counter-intelligence and counterterrorism investigations, and seven years as a behavioral analyst for the FBI's National Security Division's Behavioral Analysis Program. He developed spy recruitment techniques, interviewed terrorists, and trained agents in the art of interrogation and persuasion. Dr. Schafer contributes online pieces for Psychology Today Magazine, has authored/coauthored six books, and has published numerous articles in professional and popular journals. He is a professor with the School of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice at Western Illinois University.

Marvin Karlins received his PhD in psychology from Princeton University and is currently Professor of Management at the University of South Florida's College of Business Administration. Dr. Karlins consults internationally on issues of interpersonal effectiveness and has also authored twenty-four books, including two national bestsellers, What Every Body Is Saying and It's a Jungle in There. He resides in Riverview, Florida, with his wife, Edyth, and daughter, Amber.

Reviews

"Whether you wish to be better at sales, reading a room, or recruiting Soviet spies, Jack outlines the skills necessary to make you a better communicator at all levels. As a professional, I learned something new on almost every page that will help to influence others. You will find hundreds of tips and insights in this book that will be immensely useful in any business or social setting."--Dr. Jim Reilly, former astronaut, Mach25Management
"This practical and insightful guide to influencing people, based on behavioral analysis and hard-won experience at the FBI, is filled with dozens of useful tips and techniques that can be applied immediately. I enjoyed it and learned a lot!"--William Ury, coauthor of Getting to Yes and author of The Power of a Positive No