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The Psychology of Power and Control | Manchester

The Psychology of Power and Control | Manchester

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  •  36-40 Edge Street, Manchester, M4 1HN
Suitable for: Adults
Phil Pearl is an Existential Coach, Cognitive Behavioural Coach, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Gym Instructor and Personal Trainer.  In 2006 he started his private practice "Ment... More Info »
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Warning: This talk will contain adult themes and strong language

How to be a People Player and Win.
Don’t be a sucker! Nice guys finish last!

It’s nothing personal, just business. Like it or not, people politics is a fact of life. Whether in the office or on the street “the game” is always on. The world is becoming more competitive. Everyone wants to hire or associate with the brightest and the best. However, political skill will get you further than Emotional Intelligence or General Mental ability alone. The more you understand about people (their motives, drives, desires and strategy) then the happier and more successful you will be and the less likely to be deceived or played.

In this talk I’m going to help you “wise up” and be aware. I’ll present the dark arts of people politics that I’ve learned from being a corporate operations director and my experience as a Mental Toughness and psychological coach.

I’ll explain the Dark Triad of personalities: Narcissists, Psychopaths and Machiavellians. I’ll give examples and scenarios of how politics plays out in organisations and who are the winners and the losers.

There will be content from the Legendary and Master Politicians, Philosophers, Psychologists and Players such as Machiavelli, Tony Blair, The Mafia, Malcolm Tucker and of course Donald Trump

This is essential knowledge. If you don’t understand, your competitors and enemies will. Understand the games people play and avoid their traps. Spot the Machiavellians, Narcissists and the Psychopaths that surround you. Use other’s emotions to your advantage; be compassionately ruthless. Understand the games people play and avoid their traps.


Adapt, Improvise and Overcome; Turn adversity into opportunity.

Avoid the Manipulation, Influence and Charm of your adversaries

Understand the arts of Deceit and Deception and see through them.

Spot the chameleons and wise guys that lie with sincere authenticity.

THIS IS AN ADULT TALK, FOR ADULTS ONLY.

CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE AND ADULT THEMES


Venue: MadLab, Northern Quarter

Doors: 7pm / Talk starts: 7.30pm.

*Please see venue website for admission (age restrictions) or accessibility information. Our talks may be filmed for promotional purposes.

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Held in a hand picked range of bars across Manchester, a Funzing Talks event makes the perfect after work activity.

Delve into a totally new subject and challenge your perspectives over a beer with like-minded Mancunians. Funzing has always encouraged you to do something different with your free time, so we say do just that - you never know where it may lead you!

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Warning: This talk will contain adult themes and strong language How to be a People Player and Win. Don’t be a sucker! Nice guys finish last! It’s nothing personal, just business. Like it or not, people politics is a fact of life. Whether in... Read More
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