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A highly personal story that has cost me friends and gained me new understanding of humanity.
Find what’s important to your audience and frame your goals or requests in ways that speak to their motivations.
During a two-sided demonstration last summer, two Pro-Trump and a Black Lives Matter leaders stood on stage together. Rather than butt heads, they reframed the debate to a Higher Ground, that of being Americans.
Just like the above articles describe, changing our own framing of an argument to match what the recipient is open to hearing can lead to great influence.
Design can make or break a website. People want easy. Any friction that you add, such as poor font choices or annoying auto-playing music, can disrupt their flow and drive them away.
Our visual system drives most of our thoughts and behaviors. Illusions demonstrate just how easily it can be fooled.
We don’t like being in the spotlight for any reason. Learn to accept complements with a simple “Thank You.”
Our stomach’s microbiome is filled with millions of bacteria that help drive our impulses, our hunger, our sleeping patterns. The connection between our stomach and our brain is known as the “brain-gut axis.” The gut is a “second brain” and researchers are looking to see if it can influence our athletic abilities.