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"We get this place renamed the 'men-only prison,' and women will be demanding admission."
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'When I said that Sales is all about the Art of Persuasion I didn't expect you to start shouting at customers, ‘Buy it or my family will be out on the street!''
Dave's diaper-changing incentive chart.
"Simply put, Marcia, I want to be your President."
Tags:proposal, proposals, marriage proposals, proposing, politician, politicians, political campaign, political campaigns, campaigns, political candidate, political candidates, presidential candidate, presidential candidates, unexpected, canvassing, political canvassing, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, disappointment, disappointments, disappointing, shmooze, persuade, persuading, persuasive, persuasion
"All right! Have it your own way. It was a ball."
Tags:decisions, problem solving, entertainment, sports, baseball, umpires, way, have it your way, having it your way, argue, argues, arguing, argument, arguments, umpire, ref, refs, referee, referees, decision, decisions, persuade, persuades, persuading, persuasion, pitch, pitches, pitching, pitcher, pitchers, strike, strikes, convince, convinces, convincing, mankoff
"Of course, not everybody can face this kind of responsibility."
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'I know we only met 30 second again...'
"It reminds me of the very first ad that ever swayed me into buying something I didn't really want."
Tags:advertising, advertiser, advertisers, ad man, ad men, consumer, consumers, consumerism, consumer culture, persuade, persuades, persuading, persuasion, persuader, persuaders, proposal, proposals, proposing, marketing, marketing gimmick, marketing gimmicks, marketing department, marketing departments, sway, sways, swaying, swayed, nostalgia, nostalgic, dream job, dream jobs, pitch, pitches, pitch meeting, pitch meetings, consumer culture, consumer cultures
"Did it ever occur to you that we might be identical twins separated at birth and raised in radically different environments?"
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"Use diplomacy. If that fails, you could try force."
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'Medicine needs research, and research needs people like you, Mrs Watts, to make sure they've got it right.'
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'I've been able to change their answer from 'never' to 'when pigs fly'.'
'The lobbyists' bucks stop here'
"Why don't you come out and join us Tuesday night. We're a group committed to peacefully and nonviolently watching television."
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"What if I told you that we have tickets to 'The Producers."
"Oh, come on, what's a Martini without an olive?"
"We had to get builders to stop hoarding land and start building houses...extreme forms of persuasion were called for!"
Tags:housing shortage, housing shortages, house, houses, housing, persuasion, tortures, tortured, automated message, automated messages, recording, recordings, automated recording, automated recordings, helpline, helplines, support line, support lines, enhanced interrogation, enhanced interrogation technique, enhanced interrogation techniques
"Could you give me a little push?"
Tags:morning, mornings, monday, mondays, monday morning, monday mornings, offices, office job, office jobs, office work, reluctant, reluctance, office worker, office workers, desk job, desk jobs, daily grind, the daily grind, rat race, the rat race, little push, encouragement, persuasion, lazy, laziness
'I've hired this musician to play a sad melody while I give you a sob story why I didn't do my homework. It's actually quite effective.'
Kevin: King of the Social Influencers.
'...You'd want a friend to know where your acorns are buried, wouldn't you?'
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'They call him the 'fish whisperer'.'
"It's an audio alternative called reading."
"No one is making you do anything you don't want. I'm just saying we're all headed for Dodge City and we think you should come along."
Tags:rancher, ranchers, ranching, wrangler, wranglers, wrangling, drover, drovers, cattle, cattle rancher, cattle ranchers, cattle drive, cattle drives, cow, cows, cowboy, cowboys, wild west, western, westerns, old west, american west, negotiation, negotiating, negotiate, persuasion, persuade, persuading, herd mentality, individual, individuality, rebel, rebels, rebellion, youthful rebellion
'...and by persuading your bosses to send you on this course, you've all passed!'