It's easy enough to ask questions, and most of the time, most people will do their best to share the truth. But not always. Sometimes, if you play it straight and ask direct questions, you won't get straight answers, and you won't get to the truth. Instead, you'll get distortion, "spin" and other responses that are less than the whole truth.
But sometimes you may not want to ask a certain question, because that question may tip off the other person to what you're really after, and they may use that awareness to fudge, avoid, or distort.WHAT IS "MENTAL PICKPOCKETING"?How do you get information-and get to the truth-without flagging what you're really after? By employing mental pickpocketing-the art and science of asking questions without seeming to ask, or to ask what you're really after. Your skill in employing Mental Pickpocketing demonstrates aspects of what's termed "emotional intelligence".BY READING THIS BOOK YOU WILL LEARN: In this book, written by a lawyer and management consultant, you will learn. . .
15 "other" reasons to ask questions, apart from getting information;
10 basic tips on "information scavenging";
6 key factors in sequencing your questions and probes;
4 "nice "ways of mental pickpocketing;
7 "tricky" methods mental pickpockets use to subtly get truthful answers;
6 "even trickier" ways in which mental pickpockets operate;
Subtle ways of changing pace, changing directions, and even discouraging the too-talkative;Methods of controlling the discussion-and the flow of words-when the other person is off-the-point, or telling you more than you need to know;
A variety of ways of "listening" with your eyes.
An array of "soft skills" and subtle interpersonal skills.YOU WILL ALSO LEARN TO PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST MENTAL PICKPOCKETS
Sometimes you'll find yourself on the other side; sometimes it's YOU who's the target of a mental pickpocket You'll find in this book a variety of "antidotes" to mental pickpocketing, including 14 ways of NOT answering questions and other subtle probes.NEVER BE "SPUN" AGAIN. NEVER BE "PLAYED" AGAIN. LEARN TO CUT THROUGH THE GAMES AND GET TO THE TRUTH BY CLICKING THE BUY NOW BUTTON AT THE TOP RIGHT OF THIS PAGE.