Polluting the Premise with What We Want to Hear

A common experience with individuals who have participated in a meeting or listened to a news show or debate is to discover later that at least half the people who attended the same meeting or listened to the same news show or debate have come to completely different conclusions about what transpired. Psychologists attribute this […]

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Lying – An Effective Communications Strategy?

A communications technique that is often used – to great effect – is the practice of telling deliberate lies. Telling them persuasively is an art which many people – often in responsible positions – often practice. Lying influences other Critical Skills – particularly the Information and Analysis skills. Lying serves a purpose that gets a […]

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