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Convincing people

Convincing people

Part of establishing trust, or being able to convince someone, is sensing the different needs of different people. 

  • If you’re trying to sell someone a product, and they trust you immediately, you know you’re going to be able to do your job. 
  • If you sense you’re with someone who needs more convincing, see if there’s a tool you can use to help develop a bond with your potential customer.

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If you’re looking to be persuasive with someone, you want to see things through their eyes and communicate in a way they can relate to.

We all sort ourselves in two distinct ways:

Observe if those you’re speaking to are moving toward or away, by asking what that person wants.

  • People motivated by possibility make choices based on what they want to do and are hopeful about pursuing the unknown. 
  • Those who make decisions based on necessity do things because they feel they have to. People who are driven by acts out of a feeling of necessity...

  • When trying to communicate effectively with someone who has an internal frame of reference, appeal to the things they know about themselves. Tie your communication to a personal fact you already know about that person.
  • Those with an external frame of reference wan...

It doesn’t mean you speak the loudest or most often, but rather that  you are getting your message across clearly and also taking in the messages you’re receiving from the people around you.

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Good communication skills are essential to allow others and yourself to understand information more accurately and quickly. In contrast, poor communication skills lead to frequent misunderstandings and frustration.

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