How To Argue Like A Winner

By Refadoc, Posted on : Monday, 24 November 2014 - 5:48 am IST

How To Argue Like A Winner

 

Persuasion power plays a major role in any argument. It does not matter if you go in for a face to face confrontation or a subtle way to put forward your point, it is important to keep your spirits up at all times. So, here are a few tips to boost your persuasive powers:

  • Stay clear of the bad moods: If the other person is in a bad or an angry mood, chances are that you wont be able to put your point forward in a way you’ve wanted to. It is suggested to be patient and listen in order to find out more about their grievance.
  • Get writing: However weird it may sound, it is advised to write down your three main points in advance. During the argument, make sure that you make your points clear to the other person and put them forward in the best way that you can.
  • Say no to criticism: Rather than criticising the other person blatantly, it is recommended to raise one point at a time, rather than piling on all the issues.
  • Try asking more questions: Rather than stating your own opinion, it is always better to question the other person. Show interest in listening towards the other person and direct the discussion towards the way you want it to go.
  • Use Your body language: Your body language is your hidden weapon. Try using unsympathetic body language in a subtle way. Adopt the same stance which is being used by the other person. However, steer clear off their aggressive gestures.
  • Discover the other person’s motivation: In most of the cases, the real motivation behind the fight is something very different from the apparent reason. For instance, your friend says that you don’t have time to meet her these days. However, the real reason behind the argument is her jealousy of your new job. It is important to know and understand the real motivation behind the argument in order to save time and to avoid argumentation over the wrong point. 
Add Comment
Add Comment

Login to Add Comment

Email
Password
Comment as Guest
Yips

Yips : Basic Overview Yips is the occurrence of involuntary wrist spasms which are caused basically in golfers during putting. However, Yips is also known to affect people who play cricke

Wheat Allergy

Wheat Allergy – Basic Overview Wheat Allergy – as is suggestive from the name is an allergic reaction which occurs to foods containing wheat. People suffering from Wheat Aller

Divorcing Your Friend

  These days there are many varied categories of friends – best friends, close friends, casual friends and ex- friends. The rule of an ideal friendship forever has been

Foods You Should Never Refrigerate

Is your kitchen shelf utterly cluttered lately? Have you been wondering about shifting some of the condiments up into your refrigerator to make some space! Good move perhaps, but take note of the t

How to get rid of bad breath - Expert Doctors tell you the way out - Refadoc

How to get rid of bad breath - Expert Doctors tell you the way out - Refadoc

Bad Breath is considered the single most putting off factor for p...
Psoriasis

Psoriasis

Psoriasis tre...
Rooibos Tea Benefits for Health, Weight Loss, Pregnancy & Side Effects

Rooibos Tea Benefits for Health, Weight Loss, Pregnancy & Side Effects

Not many people know about the amazing health benefits of Rooibos Tea. However, this beverage, wh...
Chyawanprash- Health Benefits, Ingredients, Dosage, Nutritional Facts, Side Effects

Chyawanprash- Health Benefits, Ingredients, Dosage, Nutritional Facts, Side Effects

Chyawanprash is a name given to an Ayurvedic supplement which is fortified and constituted with v...
Remarkable Benefits of Almonds for Health, Weight Loss & Skin

Remarkable Benefits of Almonds for Health, Weight Loss & Skin

Almonds are one of the most popular tree nuts available all over the world. They are available bo...
Benefits of eating Watermelons during Pregnancy

Benefits of eating Watermelons during Pregnancy

Eat fruits regularly – this is one of the most common advise that pregnant women come acros...
15 Unbelievable Health Benefits of Cashew Nuts

15 Unbelievable Health Benefits of Cashew Nuts

Cashew Nuts are a rich sweet product from the Cashew Tree and are popular all over the world for ...
12 Incredible Health Benefits of Persimmon

12 Incredible Health Benefits of Persimmon

Persimmon, though belonging to a category of berries, is not a well known fruit in our country. I...
9 Surprising Health Benefits of Apricots

9 Surprising Health Benefits of Apricots

Apricots are widely known as the yellowish-orange colored fruits which belongs the family of the ...
Pineapple - A Dangerous Fruit for Pregnant Women

Pineapple - A Dangerous Fruit for Pregnant Women

Do you remember the old wives tales which said something about avoiding Pineapples while you are ...
Guavas in Pregnancy - Major Health Benefits

Guavas in Pregnancy - Major Health Benefits

Pregnancy tends to bring a lot of cravings amongst women. In case you are expecting, it makes you...

Rosacea

...