The Interested Challenge
Goal: To better understand the mentality of interviewers and people you are interacting with.
GAINING THE ATTENTION,TIME AND COOPERATION OF PEOPLE BY SHOWING INTEREST
(I have discovered from personal experience that one can win the attention and time and cooperation of even the most sought-after people by becoming genuinely interested in them. Let me illustrate. Years ago I conducted a course in fiction writing at the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, and we wanted such distinguished and busy authors as Kathleen Norris, Fannie Hurst, Ida Tarbell, Albert Payson Triune and Rupert Hughes to come to Brooklyn and give us the benefit of their experiences. So we wrote them, saying we admired their work and were deeply interested in getting their advice and learning the secrets of their success).
I gone through the book and I got these two paragraphs to be more interested. By reading the whole chapter I got to know that the book was very inspiring and helpful for future.
I interviewed 3 friends and I genuinely took interest in talking and interviewing them then I got to know that it really works when you take keen interest in talking to the people , doing so you get the real cooperation from them.
When I was interviewing initially they hesitated but with time I showed my interest in them and suddenly there way of talking changed as I expected.