Yeppers. You read that right. Persuasion is NOT a dirty word. You might be thinking about scams and slimy business people, like Bernie Madoff here, and how they use persuasion. 685 more words
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MAY / JUNE 2012: BY CARISSA HORTON
WHAT IS THE scripture? The meek shall inherit the earth? While it is true that Jane Austen’s heroines such as Elizabeth Bennett and Emma Woodhouse make society more interesting, it can be claimed of neither of them that they are meek. 768 more words
Being persuasive is not some innate talent that certain individuals possess that other individuals don’t.
You don’t have to be some elegant orator who knows how to use certain psychological techniques in order to persuade individuals to do something. 208 more words
The provided link gives an excellent presentation of the 6 major keys to successful persuasion which have been validated by science.
Very briefly if someone likes you, if you are an expert or authority figure, if you do them a favor first, if many have been persuaded already, if they have made a commitment, and if scarcity is emphasized then you are more likely to persuade successfully. 89 more words