Win Trust Without Using Words

trust-under-microscopeTrust is at the core of every type of human transaction, whether it’s in business, family matters, or with a romantic partner. If you want to get hired, you need to inspire trust. If you want to make a sale, the prospect has to trust you. To get anyone to listen to your message, they have to feel that you’re on their side and won’t double-cross them.

The best way to get someone to like you is to win their trust. Like and trust are first cousins. We generally don’t like people we don’t trust, ¬†and we tend to trust people we do like.

You can’t get someone to trust you by saying “Trust me.” In fact, if you say that, they’ll immediately become suspicious of you. The best way to get others to trust you is by using body language.

Here are hints for using body language to instill trust right away. Once you have their trust, you’ll have an ally who will be open to hearing your ideas.

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Marvin Brown


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