24 ways to influence even the most resistant people

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Frank Underwood offers Viktor Petrov his hand in "House of Cards."

Seduction, persuading a person to yield to your advances, isn't used only in the pursuit of a love interest. Influencing others is how we get jobs and promotions, win negotiations, sell products, and gain notoriety.

In "The Art of Seduction," popular author Robert Greene explores the ruthless tactics of some of history's greatest seducers, from Cleopatra to Casanova.Advertisement

We've summarized Greene's 24 rules of seduction below.