TALENT AND SKILL THESAURUS

GAINING THE TRUST OF OTHERS



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HELPFUL TIP:

When planning a cast member's talents and skills, think about how genetics, personality traits (both positive attributes and flaws), past experiences, environment, and the character's roles (within a family, a community, and society) all factor into what strengths may form. These special qualities should tie into the story, not only to make the character interesting but also to help him achieve his goal.
DEFINITION:
Being the type of person who inspires trust in others

DESCRIPTION:
Tied to being a good listener, people with this skill are able to convince others that one is safe to confide in. This may spring from a desire to help or to gain knowledge that can be used for one's own gain. 

BENEFICIAL STRENGTHS OR ABILITIES:
Being able to read people well (body language and voice cues)
Being a good listener
Having a knack for making people feel comfortable and at ease
Nurturing instincts
A desire to help and care for others
Being hospitable
Being approachable and physically non-threatening
The ability to keep a secret

POSITIVE TRAITS SUITED FOR THIS SKILL OR TALENT:

NEGATIVE TRAITS SUITED FOR THIS SKILL OR TALENT:
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REQUIRED RESOURCES AND TRAINING:
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ASSOCIATED STEREOTYPES AND PERCEPTIONS:
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SCENARIOS WHERE THIS SKILL MIGHT BE USEFUL:
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