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Argue with Love: How to Have Productive Disagreements - 106

By Melissa Monte | Mindset Mentor

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, viral he got a book deal. ⠀ ⠀ We’ll discuss the psychology of those awkward, unproductive conversations and how to avoid it.⠀ ⠀ Today 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 ⠀ Show Notes: mindlove.com/106 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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