Robert Greene is a phenomenal writer who is loved by many and is considered to be one of the greatest writers of our time. Having authored books like the 48 Laws of Power and the Laws of Human Nature, Robert has spent the entirety of his life researching what makes people, society, and culture tick.
It was such an honor to have the opportunity to speak with Robert and we go in-depth on a myriad of topics from understanding what is true narcissism, how to increase self-awareness, and improve problem-solving. We also touch on his view of the future of society in general and briefly discuss his recent stroke which left him partially paralyzed.
Where do you get your viewpoints or perspective when you write your books? (1:36)
How do you distinguish between emotional trauma and narcissism? (8:47)
How will you distinguish between altruism and narcissism? (13:56)
How can someone be more aware of their behavior? (26:48)
Can you give us an overview of being an introvert and extrovert? (32:58)
What is the best way to approach a problem that you feel has hit a brick wall? (37:20)
What made you write “Laws of Nature” that coincides with “48 Laws of Power” as well? (41:10)
Based on all the research you’ve done regarding human behavior, are you optimistic or pessimistic about our society’s future? (44:17)