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106: Argue with Love – How to Have Productive Disagreements

By November 26, 2019 No Comments

Stress rises around the holidays, which means people get tense. And for a lot of people, Thanksgiving might be the first time they’ve seen their families since easter, or maybe even since the year before. So there’s a lot of calibration that goes on.

Topics like politics and religion and money are all taboo subjects. But discussions about progress shouldn’t be off-limits.

But how do we argue while coming  together instead of falling apart?

Our guest is Buster Benson. As the mastermind behind top-performing teams at Amazon, Twitter, and Slack, Buster basically mastered hard conversations in stressful environments. His article cognitive bias went so viral he got a book deal.

We’ll discuss the psychology of those awkward, unproductive conversations and how to avoid it.

We will learn:

  • How cognitive bias affects everyone
  • How to stay confident when you’re put on the spot
  • How  to diffuse tense moments with a few strategic questions

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Melissa Monte

Melissa Monte

Melissa Monte is the host of the heartfelt podcast “Mind Love”. Through raw stories, personal experience and inspiring interviews, Mind Love highlights the incredible role of the mind in happiness, health and success.

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