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2. Listen and Understand Others!

Well contrary to the common belief, an assertive person is able to make others accept his/ her opinion not because he is more superior to them, rather because he is able to understand what other person actually wants and then putting forward a view/opinion that is not condescending to them but gives a direction to the discussion towards a plausible solution or conclusion.

Art of persuasion is not about being dominant over others, its about understanding why others are saying what they are saying and then helping them understand what you think about it.


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4.Say what you want,Say as if they want it!

One thing we need to understand is that no one ever wants to hear NO, Or appear Wrong.

Neither you, nor me and definitely not, the person you are trying to persuade.

So it's never about what you want them to hear, it's always about what is it that they would like to hear. So admit thi...


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1. Trust yourself!

" Believe in yourself, even when no one else does"- Harvey Mackay.

Trusting yourself, doesn't mean that you begin to think that you can never be wrong about anything and become arrogant. Rather it means to know that you are as much capable of being right or wrong as any other person, also t...


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5. Don't Care!

Yes you read it right,

Don't care about what others will think about you once they hear what goes on in that beautiful, interesting, mysterious mind of yours. If you have followed all the above points, then you can be clear that you have understood what others are saying, you know what you ...


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3. Learn And Be Aware!

It's quite simple to understand that no one will hear or accept your views, if you you have no idea of what you are talking about.

So before you get eager to apply these principles and end up arguing to save yourself from embarassment, learn.

Read, Reasearch and Review about the topic...


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The Art Of Persuasion

The Art Of Persuasion

have you ever felt as if no one agrees with you? Or your Point of view is always Neglected?Or a board meeting, discussion with friends, debates with colleagues, and many such scenes where you felt as if your opinions didn't matter, as if you had to forfeit your thoughts and ideas in front of othe...


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Receptive words and phrases

Signs of receptiveness:

  • Acknowledgment: "I understand that..." or "I believe you're saying..."
  • Hedging: It is indicating some uncertainty about the claim you want to make. "Going forward with this decision might..." is better than ...

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A 5-to-1 ratio is about right: You should listen to others five minutes for every one minute that you speak. Wealthy people are good communicators because they are good listeners. They understand that you can learn and educate yourself only by listening to what other people have to say.

Fooling Yourself To Fool Others

If a person believes in himself completely, he is able to use that belief to his advantage.

Self-deception is often the first step to convincing and persuading others. It is about one’s inner motivations, and not about what’s right. Many people depend on this tool to advance their careers....

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