Sep 4, 2023

Mastering the Art of Seduction with Robert Greene

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Authenticity, Belonging, Connection, Death, Envy, Fulfillment, Mastery, Power, Psychology, Purpose, Relationships, Resistance, Seduction, Social Media, Transformation


How can you attract the life that you want? Let’s find out with today’s guest, Robert Greene! Robert is the author of the New York Times bestsellers, The 48 Laws of Power, The Art of Seduction, The 33 Strategies of War, The 50th Law, Mastery, The Laws of Human Nature, and most recently “The Daily Laws: 366 Meditations on Power, Seduction, Mastery, Strategy, and Human Nature. 

In this episode, Robert shares about how he came to write his most influential books including the The Art of Seduction and the 48 Laws of Power, and how the concepts behind power and seduction apply not only to relationships but to life in general. Robert shares some insights on how we use seduction more than we think, the importance of discipline and patience when it comes to mastery, and his top tips on how to live a good and fulfilling life. 


  • The inspirations behind some of his bestselling books, The 48 Laws of Power, The Art of Seduction, and Mastery
  • Becoming aware of our dark side, and how acknowledging and understanding this dark side can actually help us make better choices and understand others better
  • The art of seduction, not just in relationships, but how to get people to pay attention and be interested in you
  • How to be a master in our field and be good at something we love doing – how to be patient and not give up when things get tough
  • How to live a fulfilling life

00:00 Intro

00:53 Robert’s passion for writing

06:44 Why do we fear power?

10:49 “Journalists are very manipulative…”

12:22 Be aware of your dark side

16:59 Writing the ‘Art of Seduction’

22:51 How to be a good seducer?

30:48 Difference in how to seduce men and women

32:24 The Anti-Seducer

35:25 How the internet is influencing the art of seduction

41:37 The power of mastery 

47:53 Learn to take criticisms

52:08 Living without smartphones

56:13 The Sublime

1:01:08 How to live a fulfilling life