As Football moves on through the seasons, managers and coaches alike are consistently looking for new ways to get the upper hand on their opponent. The days of just throwing your players onto the training field and pointing your fingers in a fancy direction have gone. Professional football's introduction to technology has seen a massive rise in analytical studies being carried out by (and on) each and every club. Scouting has also become a massive factor in the last 15 years, as has the increasingly large amount of tactics & gamesmanship seen in today's game (Just ask Neil Warnock).Like modern technology, football is taking frighteningly big steps forward. But one thing which has been constant in the game throughout the last couple of decades (mainly thanks to the media's large involvement) has been mind games.What are mind games? Are they merely a myth? Can players and coaches alike really be talked out of a match before it has even started?Let's start with the facts. Nowadays, … [Read more...] about Fancy A Mind Game?
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Mind games, money making tricks, and unethical selling techniques, are still used by many sales people despite being bad business practices. I've listed below some of the common tricks sales people use when influencing customers to buy from them. They are used by large and small business sales operations and can bring down or give a bad reputation to not just a company but a whole industry. Look at what happened with the vacation time share and holiday club marketplace. A whole industry tainted by a few companies using questionable sales techniques that were at best unethical and at worst illegal.You can't build a long term large or small business sales enterprise based on money making scams. A successful sales operation should be built on relationships with your customers, repeat business, and customer referrals. Not one-off sales made with false claims and sales tricks to close the deal. So here are some examples of the sales mind games and influencing techniques that you should … [Read more...] about Mind Games and Money Making Tricks Used by Sales People When Influencing Customers to Buy
Toffees manager Silva also pointed out how Liverpool celebrated their late winner the last time the sides met. Ahead of his side's visit to Goodison Park on Sunday, Reds boss Klopp was quoted by a number of national newspapers as saying: "Then you have Everton, and we all know for them it's a kind of World Cup final." The meeting at Anfield on December 2 saw the hosts win 1-0, with Divock Origi punishing a mistake from Jordan Pickford by heading home in stoppage time and Klopp running on to the pitch to celebrate with his goalkeeper Alisson Becker. When asked what he made of Klopp's comments, Silva laughed and said: "It is a special game for both, for the city also, for our fans a special match, for their fans also a special match. "I didn't see a big difference. I managed my first Merseyside derby last December and what I felt was a special match for both teams, and they celebrated that lucky goal, that lucky moment they had in the last seconds of the match, (like it) was the final of … [Read more...] about Marco Silva hits back at Jurgen Klopp’s Cup final comments as Merseyside Derby mind games ramp up
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0 Have your say With the Checkatrade Trophy final rapidly approaching, we take a look inside the opposition camp to see what Portsmouth have been saying ahead of the trip to Wembley. Kenny Jackett’s side are busy preparing for the short trip to the capital and have spoken in depth about Sunderland, team selection dilemmas and the visit to Wembley. Here’s a look at everything the Black Cats’ opponents have said ahead of the clash:Kenny Jackett on how Portsmouth will prepare...“We will treat it like a normal away game in terms of our routine, including an overnight stay. “We want to build up to it, certainly by the back end of this week keep it as normal as possible.”Jackett on the build-up to the final in the city itself...“Everybody is buzzing, you can tell. The whole of Portsmouth is excited, which is great to see, and the players pick up on it.”MORE: Jack Ross reveals Sunderland's key motivating factor ahead of … [Read more...] about Team news, injuries and Sunderland mind games: Everything Portsmouth have said before the Checkatrade Trophy final at Wembley
NEW YORK – Three Americans released from North Korean captivity Wednesday are at risk of a range of symptoms, from crippling anxiety to severe depression, as a result of the trauma experienced during their imprisonment.Half a dozen experts said the men could suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, with many of them reacting to their sudden freedom much like soldiers returning from a war zone.“Losing your freedom is a huge thing,” said Anne Speckhard, a professor of psychiatry at Georgetown University who has studied PTSD for decades. “I think we really underestimate how horrible it is for human beings (in captivity).”The detainees, missionary Kim Dong-chul, and Kim Hak-song and Kim Sang-duk, also known as Tony Kim, left for Washington late Wednesday.U.S. officials have revealed little about the conditions under which the three were held and whether they endured any form of physical abuse. In a tweet announcing their release, U.S. President Donald Trump … [Read more...] about Mind games: North Korean detention may have scarred U.S. prisoners