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Communication Success. 1. Get Anyone to Like You, Instantly. Get anyone to like you - Instantly - Guaranteed If you want people to like you, make them feel good about themselves.

1. Get Anyone to Like You, Instantly

This golden rule of friendship works every time - guaranteed! The principle is straightforward. How to Fight Right. Persuasive speech: The way we, um, talk sways our listeners. Public release date: 14-May-2011 [ Print | E-mail Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Diane 734-647-9069University of Michigan ANN ARBOR, Mich.

Persuasive speech: The way we, um, talk sways our listeners

---Want to convince someone to do something? A new University of Michigan study has some intriguing insights drawn from how we speak. 5 Ways to Change Someone's Mind. An expert recently claimed that knowing--and using-- a few simple rules can help you change the minds of other people.

5 Ways to Change Someone's Mind

The first rule of changing minds is to keep your message short, sharp, and simple. People tend to respond less well to long convoluted arguments, according to Kevin Dutton, Ph.D., author of Dutton's book isn't itself a short or oversimplified how-to book. Dutton, a psychologist and research fellow at the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion at Cambridge Univesity, fills out each of his points with numerous clarifying (and often amusing) examples and anecdotes from every nook and corner of social psychology. Sealing a Deal. Body Language vs Micro-Expressions. Thoughtful questions often prompt thoughtful analysis and recently a series of questions from a reader regarding "micro-expressions" had such an effect on me.

Body Language vs Micro-Expressions

His questions made me stop and think about how the public perceives "micro expressions" and their significance in our overall understanding of body language , and more importantly, their relevance in detecting deception . By now most people have heard of " " as a result of the show or because the term has been popularized by the media. In fact, I routinely run into people who say they have taken courses on "micro-expressions" and have been "certified" or who want to become experts on "micro-expressions.

" (It reminds me of when students first wanted to be "criminal profilers" and then they wanted to be "CSI agents," just like on TV, now I guess it is "micro-expression experts") That's fine I say, but what about the rest of the body? Beyond Words. How to Read People.