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Don't criticize. Instead, give honest and sincere appreciation

Don't criticize. Instead, give honest and sincere appreciation

  1. Never critique, condemn or make claims,
  2. No one likes people who are always looking for flaws and criticizing others.
  3. In order to win more friends, one needs ta avoid criticizing others and putting them down.
  4. When it is difficult to see the good in others, try to understand the reason why people have certain behaviors.
  5. Demonstrate genuine appreciation
  6. In order to influence someone, it is essential to ask how they can be convinced to want to do it.

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Learn to arouse an eager want in the other person

Learn to arouse an eager want in the other person

  1. Awakening the desire in others
  2. To influence someone, one needs to see life through their eyes and understand how to make that something a necessity for their goals.

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Remember the names of the people you deal with, always.

Remember the names of the people you deal with, always.

  1. Demonstrate interest in people.
  2. Always smile.
  3. Remember names, always.

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Be a good listener and encourage others to talk about themselves

Be a good listener and encourage others to talk about themselves

  1. Listen actively.
  2. Speak about their interests.
  3. Make them feel important.

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Admit your mistakes quickly and emphatically.

Admit your mistakes quickly and emphatically.

  1. The only way to win an argument is to avoid it.
  2. It is essential to avoid arguing at all costs, have discussions focused on areas of mutual agreement, and listen to the other person.
  3. Never say, "You are wrong."
  4. It is important to avoid imposing one's own beliefs on other people.
  5. Admit your mistakes

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  1. Start by being friendly.
  2. Make the person say "yes."
  3. Speak less.
  4. Let the other person feel ownership of the idea.
  5. Place yourself in their shoes.
  6. Be careful with people.
  7. Appeal to noble causes
  8. Remember: just citing truths is not enough.

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Remember: criticism is better received after praise.

Remember: criticism is better received after praise.

  1. Talk about your own mistakes before starting to criticize the person you are dealing with.
  2. Indirectly draw attention to errors.
  3. Speak first of your errors.

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Ask questions, do not give orders

Ask questions, do not give orders

  1. Encourage the other person. Make their mistakes seem easy to correct.
  2. Let them keep their dignity
  3. Sincerely and generously encourage success.
  4. Skills are chipped away at by criticisms, but they grow with praise.
  5. Give someone a reputation he/she will live up to.
  6. Make the faults seem easily correctable.
  7. Make them happy for following your suggestions.

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