Ask opponents about their techniques: takes them out of the zone and back in their head. Implicit memory is long term and doesn’t required conscious thought: unconscious awareness. This is where you wanna be for games. Explicit memory deal with conscious recall;
Don’t over negotiate: stop talking after you stated your position. Unnecessary words make you seem weaker, looking like you don’t understand it yourself. Over-explaining can also make you appear less confident;
Eye-contact: look into someone eyes long enough to tell what color they are before you look away. This seems like a natural and conversational amount of eye-contact.
Also, imagine a triangle connecting the other person’s eyes and mouth and shift your gaze between the three points every 5 to 10 seconds, this will make you appear interested in the conversation;
Remember names: people are more likely to want to help you if they feel valued by you;
Chew gum for tests: mastication-induced arousal, similar to mild exercise;
Foot in the door: people are more likely to agree to do something big if you can first get them to agree to do something small. Successive associations;
Asking questions: people’s favorite topic of conversation are themselves.
Bring first dates to a roller coaster: misattribution of arousal is the process where people unconsciously mistake what is actually causing them to feel exited;
Smiling: cause you to feel happy;
Use the word “because” to give an explanation when asking for something. Phrase your request as an offer. Use “Would you like to help me?” instead of “Please help me”.