Get the Truth by Tom Perrotta audiobook

Get the Truth: Former CIA Officers Teach You How to Persuade Anyone to Tell All

By Tom Perrotta , Philip Houston , Susan Carnicero , and Michael Floyd
Read by Dennis Boutsikaris , Michael Floyd , and Jeff Gurner

Macmillan Audio 9781250043337
7.30 Hours 1
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Getting someone to tell the truth is an essential skill that very few people possess. In the boardroom, classroom, or our own homes, every day we interact with others and try to get the truth from them. People are often untruthful out of fear of negative consequences associated with divulging information. But if a person is made to forget the long-term outcomes, he or she can be influenced to disclose sensitive information that's being withheld. The aim is to encourage the person to remain in short-term thinking mode, shifting focus away from the long-term ramifications of telling the truth. As former CIA agents and bestselling authors of Spy the Lie, Philip Houston, Mike Floyd, and Susan Carnicero are among the world's best at recognizing deceptive behavior and eliciting the truth from even the most accomplished liars. Get the Truth is a step-by-step guide that empowers readers to elicit the truth from others. It also chronicles the fascinating story of how the authors used a methodology Houston developed to elicit the truth in the counterterrorism and criminal investigation realms, and how these techniques can be applied to our daily lives. Using thrilling anecdotes from their careers in counterintelligence, and with easy-to-follow instructions, the authors provide a foolproof means of getting absolutely anybody to give an honest answer. Get the Truth is the easy and effective way to learn how to get the truth every time.

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Getting someone to tell the truth is an essential skill that very few people possess. In the boardroom, classroom, or our own homes, every day we interact with others and try to get the truth from them.

People are often untruthful out of fear of negative consequences associated with divulging information. But if a person is made to forget the long-term outcomes, he or she can be influenced to disclose sensitive information that's being withheld. The aim is to encourage the person to remain in short-term thinking mode, shifting focus away from the long-term ramifications of telling the truth.

As former CIA agents and bestselling authors of Spy the Lie, Philip Houston, Mike Floyd, and Susan Carnicero are among the world's best at recognizing deceptive behavior and eliciting the truth from even the most accomplished liars. Get the Truth is a step-by-step guide that empowers readers to elicit the truth from others. It also chronicles the fascinating story of how the authors used a methodology Houston developed to elicit the truth in the counterterrorism and criminal investigation realms, and how these techniques can be applied to our daily lives. Using thrilling anecdotes from their careers in counterintelligence, and with easy-to-follow instructions, the authors provide a foolproof means of getting absolutely anybody to give an honest answer.

Get the Truth is the easy and effective way to learn how to get the truth every time.

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Author Bio: Tom Perrotta

Author Bio: Tom Perrotta

Tom Perrotta is the New York Times bestselling author of several works of fiction, including Election and Little Children, both of which were made into critically acclaimed movies, and The Leftovers, which was adapted into an HBO series.

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Author Bio: Philip Houston

Author Bio: Philip Houston

Philip Houston’s twenty-five-year career with the CIA included thousands of interviews and interrogations for the CIA and other federal agencies, both as an investigator and as a polygraph examiner. He, along with former CIA agents Michael Floyd and Susan Carnicero, founded Qverity, a provider of behavioral analysis and screening services for private- and public-sector clients worldwide. Houston is also the author of Spy the Lie.

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Author Bio: Michael Floyd

Author Bio: Michael Floyd

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Author Bio: Susan Carnicero

Author Bio: Susan Carnicero

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Self-Help
Runtime: 7.30
Audience: Adult
Language: English