MC 015: Influence vs. Control

Summery: In this episode of the Marriage Code podcast, Phillip and Benji discuss the difference between Influence and Control as they revisit the Mirroring principle and expound on it’s use.  They use examples from their own lives and from popular culture.

“We can create the outcome we want, based on what we choose to do.” – Benjamin Boekweg

“We mirror, that’s what we do.” – Phillip Enkey


Mighty Ducks – Soft Hands

Night at the Museum Smithsonian

In this episode:

  • What is influence?
  • What is control?
  • Reciprocity
  • Mirroring examples in modern culture
  • How to defuse conflict
  • Pro tips for Active Listening

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