- Some people are masters of “supersuasion,” but the skill is not inborn; their techniques can be taught to anyone.
- Humor is the key, especially if it catches your listeners off guard, leaving them laughing and open to suggestion.
- Make people believe you have their best interests at heart, and you can persuade them to do almost anything.
“Nothing is so unbelievable that oratory cannot make it acceptable.”
—Marcus Tullius Cicero
This article was originally published with the title The Power to Persuade.