Have you encountered a super persuasive person who's able to convince you on almost anything? You tend to like their ideas and they get you to like them.
It is a fallacy to assume that like-ability happens only to the lucky few who are good looking or who are social butterflies. In fact, being like-able can be under your control as it's all about your EQ.
UCLA conducted a study in which subjects rated 500 adjectives based on their significance to like-ability. The top adjectives were sincerity, transparency and capacity for understanding (empathy). These adjectives describe people who are high in EQ. They are more likely to be socially-apt than physically attractive.
Let's uncover the traits of these highly emotionally intelligent people that make them super persuasive:
Persuasive people tend to go the extra mile to make other people happy, as they know this wins people over in the long run.
2. Assertive and confident
Persuasive people tend to establish their ideas assertively an...