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How To Disagree: A Lesson From Nicolas Sarkozy, President of France

What You Say When You Want To Tactfully Disagree With A Journalist by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Whatyousay.com is continually searching for skillful ways to disagree when someone makes a statement that you don’t accept. We’ve found that comments by experienced … Continue reading

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Cope With Difficult People: Ask Them This Question

What You Say When You Are Asked A Question That You Don’t Wish To Answer by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. If someone asks you a pointed question that’s intrusive or impertinent, turn the tables on them by asking: “Does it matter?” … Continue reading

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An Elegant Way To Disagree from “The English Patient”

What You Say When You Disagree: An example from the movie “The English Patient” by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Here’s an extraordinary example of a skillful way to disagree. Mind you, it will not work if you are not very well … Continue reading

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How To Agree To Disagree: A Useful Example by Rachel Maddow

What You Say When You Can’t Agree, But Want To Continue The Discussion by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. If the other individual has expressed a point of view that you can’t agree with, and you’ve had a chance to say what … Continue reading

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How To Disagree In A Conversation Or In A Letter

What You Say When You Disagree With Someone by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. One of the best ways to improve your verbal skills–which can be used in letter writing or in conversations, arguments, or media interviews—is to listen to interviews with … Continue reading

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How To Disagree In A Letter Or In Person

Agree and Disagree: How To Argue by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. You want to disagree with someone, but you want to do it in a polite manner. Here’s a useful expression that you may want to add to your letter-writing and … Continue reading

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