Thinking On Your Feet: How to Answer Difficult Questions | The Art of Manliness


The are of communication in a two way street, asking questions and responding to questions go hand-in-hand… This article is a good resource …


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Questions. Sometimes they’re as innocuous as “What’s up?” and other times they get our hearts pumping and our mouths stuttering.

Part of being a man is knowing how to improvise, and part of improvisation is being able to think on your feet. It’s a skill that includes the ability to give impromptu remarks, as well as to answer unexpected and difficult questions.

People ask pointed questions to obtain information, but there are often other reasons behind their queries as well. What they really want, in many cases, is to get a feel for your attitude towards a certain subject, and how calm, confident, and trustworthy you seem.

So the ability to answer difficult questions is built on two tenets: 1) possessing ample knowledge and giving the right information, and 2) delivering that information in a poised manner.

via Thinking On Your Feet: How to Answer Difficult Questions | The Art of Manliness.

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