11 Secrets of Irresistible People
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Think about the topic.
What does it mean to be “irresistible”?
Do you know anyone who is irresistible?
What makes this person attractive to others?
What are some qualities that you admire in other people?
Would you like to have some of those qualities yourself?
Read and Pronounce
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Some people, regardless of what they lack—money, looks, or social connections—always radiate with energy and confidence. Even the most skeptical individuals find themselves enamored with these charming personalities.
These people are the life of every party. They’re the ones you turn to for help, advice, and companionship.
You just can’t get enough of them, and they leave you asking yourself, “What do they have that I don’t? What makes them so irresistible?”
The difference? Their sense of self-worth comes from within.
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Author: Dr. Travis Bradberry
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Talk about It
Here are the ten rules from the article.
Do you agree or disagree with them?
What other ideas would you add?
1. They treat everyone with respect.
2. They follow the platinum rule.
3. They ditch the small talk.
4. They focus on people more than anything else.
5. They don’t try too hard.
6. They recognize the difference between fact and opinion.
7. They are authentic.
8. They have integrity.
9. They smile.
10. They make an effort to look their best (just not too much of an effort).
11. They find reasons to love life.
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How many of these words do you know?
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