In this episode, Cem and Wayne explore some of the reasons for why we are so compliant inspired by Derren Browns latest show The Push. We breakdown some of principles of influence taken from psychological studies which gets us questioning, are we really in control of ourselves?
What You’ll Hear
02:55 – Can our addiction to authority be hacked to push someone to their death?
07:10 – The foot in the door technique
09:10 – A need to remain consistent
10:50 – Looking for authority in a high-stress situation
14:15 – Knowing where your line in the sand is
18:00 – The compliance test
21:05 – Fit in or die!
23:45 – The rebelliousness of entrepreneurship
25:05 – Looking for structure and authority even when working for yourself
28:30 – Hack you psychological programming to your benefit
30:25 – Is technology corroding our compliance?
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