Building Enduring Relationships for Success

CareerCast - Life-long Career Development

Kurt Mortensen Many people want the benefits of long-term relationships, yet are attempting to create them using a short-term tactical approach. In this CareerCast, author Kurt Mortensen, a leading authority on persuasion, motivation, and influence, shares how to develop enduring, mutually beneficial relationships to expand your career advancement and success.

Aired November 19, 2010

Kurt Mortensen is one of America’s leading authorities on persuasion, motivation, and influence. He has devoted nearly 20 years to understanding and teaching the traits, habits, and mind-sets of exceptional achievers. A highly sought-after consultant, trainer, seminar leader, and speaker, he excels at combining scientific research with real-world studies and timeless stories to inform, entertain, and inspire audiences. He has given presentations with Brian Tracy, Mark Victor Hansen, Tom Hopkins, and Les Brown. He is also the author of several books, including Maximum Influence, Persuasion IQ, and The Laws of Charisma.

Mortensen earned a bachelor’s degree in communications/advertising from Brigham Young University in 1992 and an MBA in marketing and consumer behavior from the University of Pittsburgh in 1993. He lives in Provo, Utah.

The Laws of Charisma: How to Captivate, Inspire, and Influence for Maximum Success by Kurt W. Mortensen (2010)

Breakthrough Networking: Building Relationships That Last by Lillian Bjoresth (2009)

How to Instantly Connect with Anyone: 96 All-New Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships by Leil Lowndes (2009)

People Styles at Work and Beyond: Making Bad Relationships Good and Good Relationships Better by Robert Bolton and Dorothy Grover Bolton (2009)

The Language of Emotional Intelligence: The Five Essential Tools for Building Powerful and Effective Relationships by Jeanne Segal (2008)

Persuasion IQ: The 10 Skills You Need to Get Exactly What You Want by Kurt W. Mortensen (2008)

Results through Relationships: Building Trust, Performance, and Profit through People by Leil Lowndes (2003)

How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships by Charles C. Manz (2002)

Conversationally Speaking: Tested New Ways to Increase Your Personal and Social Effectiveness by Alan Garner (1997)

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie (1936)

Kurt Mortensen Laws of Charisma

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