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By Vicki Kunkel

What do the runaway luck of E.T., Oprah, and the Cabbage Patch little ones have in universal? How come Scrabble used to be a flop whilst first brought, yet grew to become an fast hit while re-introduced simply 3 years later? based on large examine, the key to who will get heard, what will get our awareness, and who and what has endurance lies in deeply ingrained organic and anthropological codes all of us subconsciously proportion. jam-packed with interesting examples and causes of the phenomena linked to "stickiness,” fast attraction finds the usually awesome (and confirmed) purposes in the back of why we vote for definite humans, hearken to an analogous songs over and over, and want one model over one other. The booklet illuminates the hu­man universals that reason optimistic and detrimental chemical reactions in our brains, and indicates how a person can use them to increase their occupation, reason, corporation, or product.

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THE VISUAL PREPROGRAMMING FAC T O R Bob Bylak is a tall, lanky man with a thin, angular face, short curly hair, and large, round eyes set beneath thick, heavy eyebrows. He’s worked at the same company; lived in the same small, close-knit Colorado town; and has had the same friends and business colleagues for the past eight years. Yet a couple of times each month—either while in a meeting with colleagues, or at a business networking event, or buying something from the local hardware store or the car dealer— someone will mistakenly call him by another name.

She was, after all, a redhead like me. ) This producer welcomed me to the station, said how glad she was that I was there, and then told me I almost didn’t get the job because the news director thought I was too professional in the job interview and that made the boss nervous. ) Apparently I owe my first television news anchor job to the station’s general manager and to the producer, who both liked my interview and audition and eventually convinced the news director to hire me, even though she thought I was ‘‘too professional’’ and, therefore, apparently, too much of a threat to work with.

37 Even with these highly publicized negative events, millions continue to place their trust in the TV host. That’s partly because his baldness and large, round features make him seem vulnerable, lovable, and trustworthy to us—even when we’re presented with information that seems to the contrary. Physical flaws— and the image of vulnerability they project—override reason in many cases. B E AU T Y G E T S T H E B O O T It’s no wonder why we want to protect our ducklings and punish the pretty. Our primal conditioning to equate beauty with oppression— Ducklings, Defects, and Devotion 37 coupled with the documented pain and suffering that beauty can evoke—makes us want to knock the beautiful people right off their pedestal, much as the Christian commoners in the third century knocked statues representing ‘‘perfect beauty’’ off their marble pedestals.

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