As an FBI hostage negotiator and special agent, one of the things that always amazed me was how easily fear can blind people. One such example made an indelible impression that has stayed with me throughout my career.
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Have you ever had a conversation with a new acquaintance, business associate or client that’s gotten off on the wrong foot? Or worse, gone totally off the rails and smashed right into the side of a building? If so, then you probably recognize how important it is to ensure that first conversation you have with […]
The problem is with how our brains are wired. For all of its marvels, the mind does a terrible job of discerning between actual and assumed dangers. It assigns the same emotional response to social distress as it does to survival situations. The more intense the social distress, the more likely our brain identifies it as a physical threat.And we can take this same negative emotional response and turn it into a powerful positive.