A couple of words and a weighty argument are enough for some people to persuade their talker about their being right. Others resort to the art of hypnosis, manipulation and even blackmailing, but in vain! Why does it happen? The answer is the gift of persuasion, which you may have too. Take this quiz and find out for sure. Have we persuaded you? Then let's go!
If you decide to give a piece of advice to someone, you'll start with these words...
If I were you, I ...
It seems you can...
I strongly recommend you ...
I'm definitely not an expert, but you can ...
So you gave your advice. And what answer do you often hear?
Well, I should've thought about it
It's good that I am doing it my way
Eh, I should've listened to you
Well, I don't know, this was a controversial option
Do you like to be in the limelight?
Yes, it's great when everyone is listening to you
Oh, yes, and more border lights!
No, I really don't feel comfortable
No, I immediately start acting strangely
What area does attract you most?
Business. I want to make money
Politics. It's interesting there
Psychology. You need to know people
What does it mean to be a successful person?
To earn a lot of money
To earn a great reputation, be an influential person
To be self-sufficient and an independent person
To have good relations with close ones
A famous phrase, "Truth is born of arguments". Do you agree?
In vino veritas. I don't know about arguments.
Yes, an argument is a way to prove to your opponent that he doesn't understand anything in life
Of course, how else can you find out what your opponent thinks?
Oh, I don’t like arguments, bickering. It’s better to talk peacefully
We all dreamed of some unusual profession when we were little. You dreamed to become...
A celebrity, doesn't matter who exactly
Someone who saves people
Do you have many friends?
A lot of friends and people I know
Not many but enough for me
Yes, I can address anybody
No, just a couple
Who do you want to have a drink with and to talk about life with?
What's your favorite phrase?
Well, maybe, who knows?
"Look, I'm gonna to explain it to you"
"No, just listen to me..."
"Well, I don't know"
When you're talking to someone, you try to:
Prove that my position is right!
Surpise everyone with my knowledge
What is your dream career?
To become an enterpreneur, to create my own business
To be the head of a major company
Having a career is not what I am about. I have friends, family. Why do I need that career?
To be a freelancer
You can persuade anyone
Your talent is a straight ticket to advocacy, politics or sales at least. You can persuade anyone in anything. To sell snow to the Arctic? Here you are. To announce charity fundraising? Great. Bring dozens of people on your side? Easy. This is a rare skill and you should use it! Persuade your friends to take this quiz, let's see their result.
You need more practice
You have not exactly a talent but capabilities - for sure. You sound quite convincing if you try to. Friends and people you know often give ear to you, but you lack a little bit to achieve the ideal. You just need more practice. Start right now, convince your friends to take this quiz, let's see their result!
It's hard to believe you
Probably, you have no gift of persuasion. You can give some advice, probably, one will take it to heart but commanding the herd and conquering loyal fans is not about you. Besides, you'll never persuade people 100% about what you believe. But you can trust this quiz, tell your friends about it, let's see their result!
Don't believe you!
Having heard you, Stanislavsky would definitely say his trademark phrase, "I don't believe!". Your voice is shaking so hard during important disputes that any argument sounds weakly and not convincing. Take a couple of lessons from Greek orators, learn by their example. And tell your friends about this quiz, let's see their results. Maybe, there's new Demosthenes among them.