Stage Fright – Enjoy the Fear!

Stage Fright? Stay with me and I’ll show you how to Enjoy the Fear!

It was a particularly wet and dismal day, January in 1991.

The back street next to the Theatre Royal stage door in Hanley, Stoke on Trent, sadly now a Super Market, the street was packed with late afternoon shoppers cars.

When we arrived we had to cart our props, costumes and equipment nearly the length of the block in rain that was doing a bloody good Niagra falls impersonation and I felt bloody miserable…

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How do you catch a liar?

Eye accessing cues in NLP and micro expression and body language are supposed to be able to tell you how people are processing their thoughts.

As the Hypnotist I’ve experimented a lot with this and with what magicians call cold reading, here’s a fast way to catch a liar.

Actually Derren Brown blows the old eye accessing clues apart in his first book. It’s largely unproven rubbish. However what he gives you in place is worth gold. And I’m paraphrasing here.

‘What you need to watch for is Their Pattern’

So how do we set up a human lie detector without using hypnosis or NLP, just simple observation?

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Persuasion or Influence?

Persuasion and Influence. You nearly always see these two together don’t you? I use them together because thanks to usage what they actually mean is lost behind what people think they mean.

The truth is that one is usually hard work and the other – well the other just happens.

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