Fool’s Choice—Avoid This Mistake in Crucial Conversations

Fool’s Choice—Avoid This Mistake in Crucial Conversations

What is the fool’s choice in Crucial Conversations? How do you avoid making a fool’s choice in crucial conversations? A fool’s choice in crucial conversations refers to believing that you only have two bad choices in a conversation. Keep reading to learn how to avoid the fool’s choice in crucial conversations, and how to reframe your communication so you can make better choices.

Free Will vs Determinism: When Can You Make Proactive Choices?

Free Will vs Determinism: When Can You Make Proactive Choices?

Humans have free will to decide how they will respond in any situation- also known as free will. But many people believe that they are bound to their past or their circumstances. This is called determinism. How does understanding free will vs determinism help us to make proactive decisions? Understanding the space between stimulus and response can slow down decision making, and enable you to choose how you respond to any situation.

Manipulative Advertising: 6 Dirty Tricks and Examples

Manipulative Advertising: 6 Dirty Tricks and Examples

All businesses need to motivate customers to do something, whether that’s buying a product or a service. Does manipulative advertising work? What are the most common strategies of manipulative advertising? If you’re a buyer, how do you spot them? If you’re a seller, should you use them? We’ll cover the six most common manipulative advertising tactics. We’ll look at their pros and cons and discuss whether they actually work, or if there’s a more effective way to advertise.

Psychology of How Consumers Make Buying Decisions, Revealed

Psychology of How Consumers Make Buying Decisions, Revealed

How do consumers make purchasing decisions? As a buyer, are you aware of your decision-making process when you decide to buy something? As a seller, how can you exploit the psychology of how consumers make buying decisions? We’ll cover how consumers make buying decisions and why, in order to sell your product, you need to connect with buyers at the gut level. Learn why buying decisions aren’t always rational.

You Make Assumptions About People All the Time—Here’s Why

You Make Assumptions About People All the Time—Here’s Why

Why do we make assumptions about people, especially strangers? What are the consequences of the assumptions we make? Can we retrain ourselves and our interactions with strangers? We’ll cover Malcolm Gladwell’s theory about why we make assumptions about people, from his book Talking to Strangers. As we’ll see, it’s not hard to correct this tendency.