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1. Patricia Pomerleau CEOExpressSelect Member
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     (12/11/2017 12:41:02 PM)
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When faced with a question to which you must speak your mind, do you find you are more persuasive when you are for or against the question?

    Does it matter whether the decision is internal or external?

    For example, if you are deciding whether or not to take a new job or to make an investment (internal), do you approach your analysis any differently that deciding who among a slate of candidates to support (external)?
Often we think we have to influence others.
    We face family decisions, policy issues, deciding for whom to vote.

    Does the audience dictate your tactics?
Do you find it necessary to counter every argument you hear?
    How hard is it to be against something (or someone) and not be seen as negative?

    Or are there advantages to smiling and nodding and leaving your position ambiguous?
What does it take for you to change your position on a question?



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