You probably had those job interviews where you felt like you were good enough for the job, better yet, you knew you were good enough but somehow didn't get a respond, right?
I think there have been occasions when it was almost impossible for you to get the job after the answers you gave to the trick questions or a few minor mistakes you made while talking about yourself.
How did Leonardo da Vinci, perhaps one of the most important inventors of human history, express himself when he wrote a job application?
How did he persuade the employer that he was the best person to do the job and he would do whatever it takes to do it?
What kind of sentences did he use?
According to his job application letter, which was published on openculture.com, he was pretty persuasive.