This episode was recorded on November 11, 2021.
This episode focuses on human nature and the principles surrounding strategy, power, and seduction with Robert Greene. We also discuss the motivations behind power, deceptive strategies, Robert’s many jobs before settling as an author, psychopathy, manipulation, agreeableness, feeling guilt over being ambitious, channeling your shadow, and much more.
Robert Greene is the author of the NY Times bestsellers The 48 Laws of Power, The Art of Seduction, The 33 Strategies of War, The 50th Law, Mastery, & The Laws of Human Nature. Robert has had over 80 different jobs and is considered an international expert on power strategies. On top of a strong following in the business world and Washington DC, Greene’s books are hailed by everyone from war historians to musicians like Jay-Z, Drake, and 50 Cent.
Follow Robert’s blog: https://powerseductionandwar.com
His Twitter: https://twitter.com/RobertGreene
& check out his books at: https://amazon.com/Robert-Greene/e/B001IGV3IS%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share
[02:58] Power, Motivation, & Manipulation
[08:34] Deceptive Strategies
[11:26] Robert’s Career
[15:02] When to Change Jobs
[17:37] Greene’s Motivation & Personality
[22:50] Great Manipulators
[24:46] The Mask of Agreeableness & Psychopathy
[30:43] Harsh Real World
[34:50] Music Industry
[38:02] Integrating Our Shadow
[45:45] Guilt Over Ambition
[50:36] Resentment & the Psyche.
[58:03] Conflict & Growth
[01:03:31] Partnership with 50 Cent
[01:10:39] Channeling Our Shadow & Productivity
[01:14:46] The Sublime, Pleasure, & Pain
[01:22:04] Pagans & the Sublime
[01:25:12] Today’s Writing & the Miracle of Reality
[01:30:20] The Meaning of Music
[01:36:14] Bonus Discussion with Our Producer Eric
#Power #RobertGreene #DarkTriad #Writing #Motivation #Manipulation
// BOOKS //
Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life: https://jordanbpeterson.com/Beyond-Order
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos: https://jordanbpeterson.com/12-rules-for-life
Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief: https://jordanbpeterson.com/maps-of-meaning