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How to Deal With Colleagues in Denial

To get colleagues in denial to believe the truth, use EGRIP: 1) discover their emotions; 2) then their goals; 3) build up rapport; 4) provide info to change their mind; 5) offer positive reinforcement for them updating their beliefs.

When Should You Go With Your Gut in Business Relationships?

Caption: Business professional holding stomach (HansMartinPaul/Pixabay) Let’s say you’re interviewing a new applicant for a job and you feel something is off. She says all...

How To Win Arguments Through Collaborative Truth-Seeking

  Caption: Couples in argument Pointing fingers at each other (Kick Ads/Used with Permission)   We frequently use debates to resolve different opinions about the truth. However,...
Truth Seekers Hand Book

The Truth-Seeker’s Handbook: A Science-Based Guide

How do you know whether something is true? How do you convince others to believe the facts? Research shows that the human mind is...
trust the lies not the truth

How to Address Irrational Family Members Effectively Over the Holidays

Caption: photo saying “trust the lies, not the ‘truth’” (Thomas Guest/Flickr)   It’s the holiday season, which means plenty of opportunities for uncomfortable interactions with friends...
Young Child Driving A Toy

Are Friends the Enemies of Wise Choices?

  The Hidden Factors Influencing Our Most Important Decisions   By Charles Cassidy MPhys, Director of Evidence-based Wisdom   I recently decided to buy a petrol-guzzling car. But was...
Healthy reletionship

Preserving Our Democracy on Valentine’s Day

On this upcoming Valentine’s Day, my wife and I decided to avoid traditional gifts such as fancy candy for her or a bottle of...
Healthy reletionship

12 Tips For Happy, Long-Lasting Relationships

My wife and I when we met in 1998 in Miami, FL, and a similar more recent photo Have you ever made silly mistakes that...
intentional insights

Advice That Works for Anyone

When was the last time you got bad advice from someone? How did it feel to be the target of advice that you knew...
Cutting Off Your Anchors

Protect Your Relationships by Cutting Off Your Anchors

Communication and Long-Distance Relationships In my early twenties, I said goodbye to my family in New York City and moved to Boston for graduate school....