Posts Tagged ‘adversarial’

So What if You Failed?

If there is one kind of individual that represents a business cancer it is the person who likes to focus on others’ failures. Well, so what if you failed? Remember the words attributed to Winston Churchill, “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” Now, there is some debate as to Read the rest of this entry »

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Ask What Would Make the Impossible Possible

I encourage you to use the question, “What would make the impossible possible?” as a way to move your or others ideas forward when you encounter someone who is resistant. How often you heard someone respond to a solution or idea with, “That’s impossible! It won’t work!”

Why?

When someone says something is impossible, first calmly ask “Why do you say that?” in an attempt understand why they believe the way they do. Read the rest of this entry »

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