When you hypnotize someone you actually take control of the subconscious mind. Like while watching horror movies is there any danger for you? Naturally the answer is No, but you feel scared! While you use the word ‘imagine’ your subconscious mind takes control of your conscious mind. While following this procedure you make the person awake their subconscious mind and let them feel things that they imagine.
The Zeigarnik effect
The Zeigarnik effect explains that people tends to concentrate on those tasks that are not completed. They tend to forget about the completed tasks. Like, after you pay your monthly bills you forget about them until next month. Thus, for controlling someone else tell them a story that is incomplete. While their mind keeps on figuring out what will happen next, you can give your hypnotic commands.
One way to hypnotize others is to take control over their subconscious mind. Through ambiguous phrases you let the conscious mind of the subject wondering about the meaning. Thus, you get the opportunity to connect with the subconscious mind directly.
These are just 5 ways through which you can hypnotize others without them knowing. However, you must remember that for any of these methods to be applied successfully you need practice before you start trying them out.