How To Actually Win A Fist Fight. Ok, well, with the response from yesterday's post, I felt compelled to go ahead and do this.
Without further ado: You know it has to be said, first sentence, first paragraph: the best way to win a fist fight is not to get into one in the first place. No shit, sherlock. Every single mens magazine who has ever attempted to publish an article like this has started (and ended) exactly that way and is usually devoid of any real information - sometimes because someone on the editorial staff wanted to avoid putting the periodical at risk for a lawsuit; other times because the author has absolutely no clue what they’re talking about, so they cop out with this “Verbal Judo Wins The Day!”
Crap. It’s common sense - avoid fighting if at all possible. How to Detect Lies - body language, reactions, speech patterns. Interesting Info -> Lying Index -> How to Detect Lies Become a Human Lie Detector (Part 1) Warning: sometimes ignorance is bliss.
After gaining this knowledge, you may be hurt when it is obvious that someone is lying to you. The following deception detection techniques are used by police, forensic psychologists, security experts and other investigators. Identify a Lie with 6 Simple Questions. Post written by: Marc Chernoff Email.
How to detect bullshit. By Scott Berkun, August 9, 2006 Everyone lies: it’s just a question of how, when and why.
From the relationship saving “yes, you do look thin in those pants” to the improbable “your table will be ready in 5 minutes”, manipulating the truth is part of the human condition. Accept it now. I’m positive that given our irrational nature and difficultly accepting tough truths, we’re collectively better off with some of our deceptions. They buffer us from each other (and from ourselves), avoid unnecessary conflicts, and keep the wonderful confusion of our psychologies tucked away from those who don’t care. But lies, serious lies, should not be encouraged as they destroy trust, the binding force in all relationships. How to Read Body Language & Non Verbal Communication: Eye Directions, and Pupils.
Reading body language is like listening to someone. Listed here are the possible meanings of many different body language signs. To avoid getting it wrong, please start with the short section “How Can You Read What People Think?” At the bottom of this page. The Eyes (Part II) What Does Your Body Language Say About You? How To Read Signs and Recognize Gestures - Jinxi Boo - Jinxi Boo.
Art by LaetitziaAs we all know, communication is essential in society.
Advancements in technology have transformed the way that we correspond with others in the modern world. Tips…to make a good first impression. Every Wednesday is Tip Day.
This Wednesday: Tips…to make a good first impression. n smile and lean toward others as they talk n if standing, keep your body fully facing the people you’re speaking with n ask questions and follow up on people’s remarks; and in doing so, focus on opinions and feelings, not just facts n don’t interrupt n compliment others n try to find common experiences or interests n mention some vulnerabilities and laugh at yourself n draw others out and encourage people to join the conversation n put energy in your voice n at least at the start, focus on positive comments, not criticisms or complaints n offer a variety of topics n share observations about everyday life.
Making a Great First Impression - Communication Skills Training from MindTools. Getting off to a Good Start Learn how to make a great first impression, in this video.
It takes just a quick glance, maybe three seconds, for someone to evaluate you when you meet for the first time. In this short time, the other person forms an opinion about you based on your appearance, your body language, your demeanor, your mannerisms, and how you are dressed. With every new encounter, you are evaluated and yet another person's impression of you is formed. These first impression can be nearly impossible to reverse or undo, making those first encounters extremely important, for they set the tone for all the relationships that follows.
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The 25 most difficult questions. If you are one of those executive types unhappy at your present post and embarking on a New Year's resolution to find a new one, here's a helping hand.
The job interview is considered to be the most critical aspect of every expedition that brings you face-to- face with the future boss. One must prepare for it with the same tenacity and quickness as one does for a fencing tournament or a chess match. This article has been excerpted from "PARTING COMPANY: How to Survive the Loss of a Job and Find Another Successfully" by William J. Morin and James C. Cabrera. Morin is chairman and Cabrera is president of New York-based Drake Beam Morin, nation's major outplacement firm, which has opened offices in Philadelphia. 1. How to Deliver Bad News in Writing. While you can't turn bad news into good through clever wording, the way that you deliver bad news in writing can affect how it is received the same way that it does when speaking.
Some speakers know how to deliver bad news, and others only make it worse. The same is true in writing. The introduction is very important. It sets the context for the bad news, and context has a lot to do with how bad news is received. Instead of jumping straight into the bad, try leading with something positive. The bad news itself should go in the middle of your message. Once delivered, the bad news should be followed by the remedy, lesson learned, or course of action that will result in future prevention or improvement. Good Ways to Deliver Bad News.
The first job of a leader is to be a clear communicator. And one of the toughest challenges for a communicator is to deliver bad news. So leaders who want people to take them at their word in good times had better choose their words wisely during bad times. Dr. Robert Buckman, 50, has delivered more than his share of bad news. A specialist in breast cancer, he is a medical oncologist at the Toronto-Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre and an associate professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto.
The protocol that Buckman developed has caught on. Serious stuff.