PODCAST EPISODE 147: INFLUENCE, PERSUASION AND REALITY WITH SCOTT ADAMS

EPISODE SUMMARY

In this episode of Your Business, Your Wealth, Paul and Cory welcome author, businessman and cartoonist, Scott Adams. Scott expounds on his extensive background in persuasion, influence, and hypnosis, which aided in his creation of the classic satire cartoon strip, Dilbert. Scott breaks down some of the major topics covered in his books, including the concepts of second and third dimensional thinking. Finally, Scott discusses his work with WhenHub and provides some insights into his latest book, Loserthink.

WHAT WAS COVERED

  • 01:44 – Introducing today’s guest, Scott Adams
  • 03:38 – Simultaneous sip with Scott Adams
  • 04:30 – Scott gives his opinion on the biggest challenges entrepreneurs and business owners face today
  • 06:33 – Why Scott does not recommend getting into the restaurant business
  • 07:38 – Scott’s background in persuasion, influence, and hypnosis
  • 11:04 – How Scott’s background in hypnosis helped him in creating the cartoon strip, Dilbert
  • 15:13 – Second Dimensional and Third Dimensional Thinking
  • 19:37 – Why what you focus on becomes your priority
  • 20:31 – How Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez uses similar tactics Donald Trump uses
  • 22:47 – How to avoid the influence of the media marketing industry
  • 28:14 – Examples of mutual funds cherry-picking statistics to enhance their numbers
  • 29:26 – Jeff Miller interrupts the podcast to provide the audience with a special offer
  • 30:20 – Scott provides his insights on how to identify scams
  • 36:07 – Protecting yourself against bad investments
  • 40:51 – Scott talks about the Interface app by WhenHub
  • 43:05 – Knowing when to ask for help
  • 45:36 – Other uses of the Interface app
  • 47:37 – The importance of diversification
  • 48:52 – Scott talks about his latest book, Loserthink
  • 52:04 – Key takeaways from today’s episode
  • 53:15 – Paul’s actionable challenges to the audience

TWEETABLES

LINKS

Sound Financial Group’s Website for a Financial Inquiry Call – Info@sfgwa.com (Inquiry in the subject)

Sound Financial Group on Facebook

Sound Financial Group on LinkedIn

Cape Not Required (Cory’s Book)

Sound Financial Advice (Paul’s Book)

Clockwork

Scott’s YouTube Channel

Scott’s LinkedIn

Scott’s Twitter

Interface by WhenHub Website

SCOTT’S BOOKS:

How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life

Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don’t Matter

Loserthink: How Untrained Brains Are Ruining America

Other Books Mentioned – Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, Revised Edition

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MUSIC CREDITS

“Legends Are Made” Copyright 2017. Music, arrangement and lyrics by Sam Tinnesz, Savage Youth Music Publishing SESAC and Matt Bronleewe, UNSECRET Songs SESAC

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