“A powerful hack for evaluating other people’s character — if you want to know if they themselves display a trait, just find a way to ask how common they think it is in others. The more of a quality they see around them, the more they probably possess themselves.”
Here’s a trick that could come in handy in all kinds of different situations.
Researchers found when people get asked how common a certain trait is in others, their answer reveals whether or not they have that same trait.
Inc. magazine explains how asking one simple question can reveal a person’s true character.