How To Stop Manipulators And Narcissists
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How To Stop Manipulators And Narcissists

Learn EXACTLY what to say using these POWERFUL techniques.
4.5 (38 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,395 students enrolled
Created by Joe Fedison
Last updated 8/2016
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  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn 3 Levels of Anti-Manipulation techniques designed to put YOU back in control.
  • Be able to detect 20 different manipulation tactics.
  • Learn 3 techniques that "pull out" the truth, whether they want to admit it or not.
  • Learn how to say no in a way that doesn't damage the relationship or make you feel guilty.
  • Know how to reply to every excuse a manipulator makes.
  • Learn a simple technique that will make a manipulator face their own unreasonable requests.
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  • There is nothing you need before you start, except the desire to change an undesirable situation.
  • You start from point zero (no experience) and by the end become a person who can stop manipulation.

Would you like to be the one who gets the upper-hand on a narcissist/manipulator?

  • Tired of being told it is always your fault, you don't do anything right?
  • Tired of trying to explain your side and being told you are crazy, you don't remember right, you're just over reacting, you can't take a joke?
  • Do you wish you knew the techniques to prove that THEY ARE THE PROBLEM, not you?
  • This course is designed to teach you how to do just that.

It doesn't matter who you are, ANYBODY can learn these techniques and get results instantly.

Three sections of this course are designed to prepare someone who is being manipulated and is possibly not in a confident state. They may feel it is their fault and that needs to change. Sections 2, 4 and 8 will cover that particular situation. If this is not you, those sections still may be a good refresher.

Section 3 is necessary in order to use the actual techniques, which are described (and written) in:

  • Section 5 - Level 1: Direct Techniques
  • Section 6 - Level 2: Assertive Techniques
  • Section 7 - Level 3: Power Ending Speaking Technique

If you ever walked away from an interaction with a manipulator feeling upset, misunderstood, or taken advantage of, then I highly recommend you take this course.

  • You will have instant and free access to all future updates.
  • I am here to help. I offer my full support to whatever questions or needs you may have. This can be a highly charged and emotional subject. I know, I have been there and I will be here for you if you want my help.
Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to know "exactly" what to say when confronted by an overbearing, manipulative boss, spouse, coworker, neighbor or a brief acquaintance.
  • Someone who knows they are being manipulated, but doesn't know how to stop it.
  • People who want to learn specifics techniques to stand up to conversation bullies.
  • People who try to please everyone and have a tough time saying no.
  • Anyone who has a friend or loved one that is being manipulated and doesn't realize it.
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Curriculum For This Course
41 Lectures
5 Lectures 13:30

What Type Of People Are Manipulated

Be Smart - Be Safe
Recognize Manipulation
4 Lectures 20:15

In order to stop a manipulator you need to be able to recognize them.

Who Are The Manipulators

What is their modus operandi (MO)...their "mode of operating". How do manipulators go about finding a victim and what steps do they take to get that person in a position to be manipulated?

What Is Their MO

You may be surprised to find out how many tactics there are. You need to know the tactics in order to recognize whether or not they are being used on you. This lecture takes an in-depth look at the "tricks" employed by manipulators. There are 2 downloads. One is a guide that outlines 20 different manipulation tactics. The second download is homework for you to become better at recognizing manipulation,

What Are Their Manipulation Tactics

Most of the time people don't even know they are being manipulated. Understand the psychology of manipulation and learn more about how to uncover the facts.

Are You Being Manipulated

The better you can recognize specific manipulation tactics the better you will be able to call a manipulator out for using them.

Recognizing Manipulation
3 questions
Learn The Fundamentals
5 Lectures 25:54

You will be face to face with someone who is deceptive. This is not a fight fire with fire strategy, two wrongs do not make a right. This lecture goes over several tips on how to communicate intelligently.

Be Clear, Make Sense And Speak The Truth

Making statements allows the manipulator to "shift" what they want the meaning to be. You will learn how to use this fundamental communication key for being successful when dealing with manipulators and narcissists.

Avoid Using Statements

It has been said that you cannot learn anything if you are the one talking. When trying to resolve ANY problem you need to learn what the problem is. You need to be able to inquire in a way that brings the information you need out in the open as efficiently as possible.

Use The Greatest Technique In Communication

Very few people use these rules in communication. If you need specific information then you should use specific rules that allow you to get the exact information you want. You can't ask five questions in one breath and expect the person to answer them all.

Become A Master With These Rules

You will learn the reasoning behind the psychology of these techniques. Knowing why something works helps you to understand it, which in turn makes it easier for you to use it.

Why These Techniques Work
Get It Right In Your Head
5 Lectures 19:06

This lecture will help you to understand that being manipulated is not a normal state and whatever reasons are being used to justify it are false.

Preview 01:49

This lecture covers basic rights you have as a human being. If someone else is taking them away, then they are in violation of your rights. It's a pretty simple concept.

Preview 03:35

Unfortunately, a byproduct of manipulation is believing it is your fault. This lecture, along with the download, is designed to get you to prove to yourself that it is not your fault and that you are the victim - not the villain.

Stop Blaming Yourself

Manipulators like to use every opportunity to put their victim in a subservient state. Yelling, name calling, or guilt-tripping when their victim has an accident is way to accomplish that. This lecture will show you their opportunistic practice so you can understand it and defend yourself using the techniques you will learn later in this course.

Don't Be Manipulated Because You Were Wrong

Don't Fall Back Into The Same Routine
Level 1: Direct Techniques
6 Lectures 32:11
Learn How To Say No

The Power Of Why

Question The Messenger

Find Out Where you Stand

Use "Kid Gloves"...Sometimes
Level 2: Assertive Techniques
4 Lectures 34:09

Make Them Verify The Facts

Defending The 2nd Wave

Give Til It Hurts
Level 3: Power Ending Speaking Technique
4 Lectures 22:21

How Taking Away Their Power Works

PEST: Mechanics And Application

Making It Work For You
The Courage To Stand Up
8 Lectures 23:52
Where You Stand Right Now

NEW - You Must Fix This For Your Health

Being Courageous

Your Options For Taking Action

Fix It If You Are Wrong

We Are Better Than We Think

If Not You - Then Who

Asking A Favor
About the Instructor
Joe Fedison
4.6 Average rating
223 Reviews
6,554 Students
5 Courses
Action Trainer

Author, speaker, and mentor, Joe Fedison, has dedicated his life to mastering effective communication techniques. His greatest attribute is the ability to get people to take action instantly, in the direction of the goals they want to achieve.

Joe received his bachelor of sciences from the University of Rochester in Optics Engineering and a Certificate in Management Studies from the Simon Graduate School of Business in Rochester, NY.

He has over 28 years experience, encompassing a multitude of fields and skills, which include: Executive Experience, Business Development, Coaching, Training, Health & Fitness, Conflict Resolution, Customer Relations, Brand Marketing, Project Management, Sales Management, and Business Mentoring.

Joe founded and directed a film festival, ran an import art business, opened a coffee shop, created a poker product and wrote the patent, made a short film, coordinated travel for a concert in Puerto Rico for Ashanti and DMX, wrote a book, developed an app, doubled company revenues twice as a salesperson, has written 12 business plans, created 2 non-profits and accomplished all that while being a single parent for 18 years.