A guide to manipulation (for honest people!)

Herman Brodie  |  Prospecta  |  25 June 2021  |  1.00 CE

In every face-to-face information-gathering situation, we have the opportunity to manipulate others’ thoughts, beliefs and judgements to suit our ends - as does the person or people we are meeting! Many funds management professionals are typically quite skilled at manipulation, so those researching their investment funds need to protect themselves against manipulation as they conduct their due diligence. In the manipulation stakes, the old adage ‘forewarned is forearmed’ is hopelessly inadequate. Manipulation operates through system #1, the passive, involuntary, automatic part of the ...

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