SS 78 - There are No Shortcuts to Mastery with Robert Greene


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Jason welcomes Robert Greene to the show to talk on the subject of mastery and how to obtain it. Robert Greene is the author of the New York Times bestseller The 48 Laws of Power. He has written many books including The Art of Seduction, The 50th Law, and his latest book, Mastery. Jason and Robert discuss manipulation, seduction, and how the rapper 50 Cent is a true rag to riches story.

Key Takeaways:

[4:45] What is Mastery? It's the ultimate form of power.

[7:00] Robert lays out four steps in his Mastery book. He explains what those steps are.

[10:15] There are no shorts to mastery. Discovering your life path takes time.

[12:45] Robert talks about Leonardo da Vinci and his work ethic.

[18:45] When you focus yourself outward on people's needs, you lower their defenses, and manipulate them.

[20:00] What can 50 Cent teach us about power? He's fearless.

[25:00] There are different forms to seduction. There's social, sexual, and political seduction.

[28:50] It's hard to apply The Art of War in to a business setting.

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