Tips to Help You Win Any Argument

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The human tendency to get into an argument has become far too common over anything and everything. It has become a competitive aspect whether neither side wants to concede or try a different perspective to reach a definitive solution. The objective becomes clear in an argument for many, i.e., "I have to win this or argument" or "Losing is not an option here." As a result, people inadvertently suffer both professionally and personally.

But there are scenarios where winning an argument becomes a must depending on what is at stake. It can be a business deal, a vacation, or what the dinner menu should have tonight. Moreover, it is also important because of how clearly you are on the right side instead of the other party involved. In such scenarios, your ability to maneuver the argument in your favor plays a critical role in deciding whether you win the argument or not. Considering all of those aspects, I bring you some crucial universal tips to help you win any argument.

 

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Tips to Help You Win Any Argument

Now, before you read them out and put them into practice whenever required, I would like to clear a few things instantly. The tips shared below are formidable and have been tried and tested by well-known personalities. However, it doesn't guarantee a hundred percent win rate. A lot of it relies on how you apply them to an argument. But one thing is for sure, i.e., your chance to win an argument increases significantly. So, let's check them out one by one.

 

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1. Validate the Other Person Feelings

It can be hard to hear in the heat of the moment, let alone say something nice. But if you want to minimize it, you have to validate the other person's feelings when someone feels a certain thing as most of the time, they just want to be heard. Saying things like, “I understand why you would feel this way or anyone who feels that way in the same situation'' validates the other person's emotions and completely disarms them. And just like that, the discussion will be over.

 

2. Take it like a Conversation

Instead of starting an argument with the proverbial raised fists, or thinking this is an argument, remember that this is just a conversation. Going back to the concept of talking with someone rather than talking to someone is a subtle but important way to make a huge difference during an argument. And that can help keep the other person calm, which almost always means you've won the argument. You can further look forward to collaboration through conversation.

 

3. Make Them Feel Important

People will stop listening if they can't understand what you are saying, so be sure to talk to them, but before you make them listen to your side of the story, you need to become an active listener yourself. Show how and why something is important to that person's life and experience is important in persuasion. Neglecting to do so because we naturally look into things from our perspectives is where an argument goes haywire. So, remember that the key to successful persuasion is to break away from it even when it's difficult to do. As a result, you can even gain the trust of your new team.

 

4. Consider Their Perspective

To keep the discussion under control, do your best to see the other person's side of the story. You have to get into the mind of the person you are arguing with and see their perspective. You have to understand what is affecting them, and based on it, you can plan you've come back with a powerful counterargument.

 

5. State the Facts Upfront

Before delving into a topic, be sure to clarify your facts. Saying wrong things or deflecting from the previously shared information weakens your argument. As a result, you essentially net an automatic loss immediately into the argument. So check your facts and don't yell about anything from the past. If you are not sure about something, you can always say I will consider that.

 

6. Do Not Exaggerate

It's common to overdo things when trying to win an argument, but this tactic almost always fails. Words like everyone, always and never, are broad generalizations. While they make your point look amazing but simultaneously can also make those you're talking about angry, and it's not worth it.

 

7. Use the "I" Statement More

Instead of blaming and saying things like "you did this" and "you did that," try using "I" statements. After all, If you make them feel defensive, they won't try to solve the problem with you and instead will focus on defending themselves, which won't help you win the argument.

 

8. Stay Respectful

It can sometimes get difficult to stay respectful, especially when you don't agree with what someone has to say. But the best way to keep an argument calm is to be as polite as possible. Respect the other person's point of view, even if you don't. I understand what you're saying there, or that's a good point. They can get so unsettled when you are more respectful that you can emerge victorious in the argument.

 

9. Know When to Disengage

Lastly, if the other person is losing control, it's often best to disengage. If someone gets too aggressive, the perfect thing to say is, 'If you say so. It works like a magical spell, and yes, It's a fancy way to disengage, and you won't lose a friend or potential contact. While it can be difficult to stay calm during an argument, stay calm, use 'I' statements and stay respectful are the parts of you that may not want to focus on "winning" the battle, but you will surely win if you are kind and respectful.

 

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Sunny Samanta, OpenGrowth Content Team

A lone wolf by definition, a writer by heart, and a lost star with ambitions to light up the dark both inside and around me, sometimes by immersing myself into books or video games or traveling with a backpack to an uncertain destination believing that life is all about the choices we make and we don't.


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