Yes! 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive

This is not your typical list of social etiquette tips, like ‘have a firm handshake’ or ‘look them in the eye,’ but a fascinating list on the science of persuasion. Check out number 20:

Asking for little goes a long way. Researchers went door-to-door asking for American Cancer Society donations. Group A just asked for a donation, group B ended their spiel with “even a penny would help”. Results? 28.6% response rate for Group A vs. 50% response for Group B.


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