106: Argue with Love – How to Have Productive Disagreements

By November 26, 2019April 21st, 2021No 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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