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When Compromise is Wrong: A Letter from Lincoln

What You Say When You Want To Draw The Line By Gene Griessman, Ph.D. When should you draw a line in the sand? That was the big question back in January of 1861. Abraham Lincoln, who had been elected President … Continue reading

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How To Disagree: My Favorite Agree-Disagree Statement

What You Say When You Want To Disagree With Someone by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Whatyousay.com gives you a choice of power statements that you can use when you are in an argument, or when you are making a presentation, and … Continue reading

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Agree-Disagree Statement: How To Disagree Courteously

What You Say If You Want To Disagree Courteously by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. If you want to disagree with someone, but want to express only mild disagreement, this post will provide you with a sample disagree-agree statement.  I first heard … Continue reading

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How To Agree-Disagree With Someone

What You Say If You Disagree With Part Of What Someone Says by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. In the movie “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” there’s an intense scene in which the British intelligence officer George Smiley (played by Gary Oldman) confronts … Continue reading

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How To Make A Point When You Disagree

What You Say When You Disagree by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. When you disagree, watch your words whether you’re responding in person or writing a letter.  You want to avoid quarrelling if possible. Arguments yes. Quarrels no. But you do want … Continue reading

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How To Argue: What To Say When You Disagree

Disagreements: Be Agreeable Even If You Can’t Agree by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. To hold your own in an argument, instead of saying, “You’re wrong,” or”That’s Not True,” use the following power statement.  You will come across as friendly, and it … Continue reading

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