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For entrepreneurs, wannabe entrepreneurs, and anybody with an entrepreneurial mindset. 

Dec 13, 2022

The root problem of every personal and professional relationship is manipulation. It is also a vice that is deeply rooted in the business world. Most entrepreneurs manipulate their customers to push sales, which is why most fail within the first three years. 

It is, therefore, important to learn how to make rational decisions that are not manipulative if you want to stay long in the game because your business is only as good as its name in the market.

Manipulation is the easiest way to destroy your reputation.

Join this conversation with Noah Revoy as he shares the effects of manipulation and how to know when we have crossed the line. Know the tips for approaching a manipulator as an entrepreneur. It is both an art and a skill that you must master. 

Noah Revoy is a personal and business relationship strategist who teaches individuals and organizations how to identify and resist manipulation. Noah mentors couples, professionals, founders, executives, and investors to build a sustainable, win-win relationship. 

Let’s jump in!

Key Highlights From The Show;

[00:01] Episode intro and a quick bio of the guest; Noah Revoy

[01:39] A bit of Noah’s backstory

[04:21] The common problems in society that every person faces

[05:54] Everyone experiences imposter syndrome

[11:02] What is “manipulation” from the context of Noah’s book

[13:58] Maintaining your business clients without manipulation in sales

[14:45] The easiest way to destroy your business reputation

[16:09] How to know if you are being manipulated

[22:28] Effects of manipulation on entrepreneurs and how they can escape it

[23:37] Why entrepreneurs need to master the science of emotional intelligence

[24:22] Ways you can approach a manipulator

[29:27] More examples of manipulation among entrepreneurs

[33:08] What does it mean to be an entrepreneur, according to Noah

[36:32] What has Noah learned about himself since he became an entrepreneur

[40:42] How to reach out and connect with Noah

[41:28] Ending the show and call to action

Notable Quotes:

  • All the problems of life come from a need of the human spirit.
  • It is not advisable to make long-term decisions when you are exhausted.
  • Many people are manipulative because they have needs and do not know how to address them.
  • The root problem of every personal and professional relationship is manipulation.
  • Reputation is incredibly important for continual in business. The easiest way to destroy it is through manipulating your customers.
  • Entrepreneurs who have a manipulated mindset will find it difficult to succeed. However, they can escape that by developing an instinct against manipulation.
  • No matter how well you do in your business, the place that will help you the most is your spouse and children because if your family life is chaotic, you cannot give your all to the business.
  • If something makes sense to you, then it is a calling.

Resources Mentioned:

Become Immune to Manipulation by Noah Revoy: 

The Chimp Paradox: The Mind Management Program to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence, and Happiness by Prof Steve Peters: 

Connect With Noah Revoy:




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