Benefit Of Persuasive Conversation

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INTRODUCTION: In this fast pacing society, the desire to express our ego is very strong in each one of us. However, in effective conversation, the ability to speak out your mind is not one of the most crucial factors. According to Libuse Binder, the author of Ten Ways to Change the World in Your Twenties, it is not the one who talk louder will make a good dialogue but the one who can listen calmly through diverse perspective. Listening is more important than speaking when you are trying to persuade others because it helps us to understand people, show respect and gain knowledge. BODY: Paragraph 1: In communication, especially in persuasive conversation or speech, it is important to listen to understand others. Everybody has the need of being…show more content…
Attitude toward others is one of the basic principles of effective communication (Five Basic Principles of Effective Communication, n.d). You should show a positive attitude toward other opinions unless you are selfish and narrow-minded. The easiest way to win audience’s heart is to listen to them sincerely. We should not pretend that we are listening but later criticize other views to raise yours. There is no foundation for a good persuasive conversation when someone is offended. As a result, nobody will share their ideas with us if we disrespect them. Every idea needs to be considered carefully even if they are good or bad before giving any comment about them. We respect people as well as to be…show more content…
One of the most powerful Jimi Hendrix’s quote is ‘Knowledge speaks but wisdom listen’. Knowledge is almost surface-like while wisdom is the depth understanding. When listening to others, you will not only capture the message they want to deliver but also their attitude, ideas, purpose, mindset, or even religion… In persuasive communication, if you can get out of them that information, you already win the conversation. The audience can be tempted easily to your ideas when you flexibly put them in the conversation about their interests. For example, in the business situation, the most important thing is to know what their demand is so that we can provide our help appropriately instead of insisting on revenue, profit and sales. Moreover, by understanding who your audiences are, you can talk to them in their language. Our beloved uncle Ho inspired our people to fight against invaders through powerful speeches. On 2 September 1945, while reading The Declaration of Independence, he stopped to ask a question: ‘Countrymen, can you hear me clearly?’, a roar came back:’ clearly’. It was at that moment, a special bond was struck. He showed the complex idea of democracy and independence in such a simple way that all the people in the country of 90 percent of the population is illiterate can understand. Overall, listening to others is to know how to convince them. CONCLUSION:
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