Trying to convince people to change is a tough business. Actually, it can feel downright impossible at times. The harder we try to convince people’s minds about a new idea, the more it seems they hunker down in their mental bunkers. In this episode, I review two techniques to help you bypass people’s mental defenses so you can create space for new ideas or the possibility of behavior change–without having to engage in a frontal assault of the psyche. This works great for any relationship, including spouses and children.