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Are You Willing to Argue Instead of Brainstorm?

  I wanted to share this piece of insight from an article I found by Daniel Sobol on arguing in business. Most people try to avoid arguing [1] especially at work. But what really caught my eye in this article is something I’ve always stood behind and that was being able to say “No, because”. From Fast …

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January 31, 2012

Brainstorming: Man-made disasters?

  I recently came upon this article in the New Yorker by Jonah Lehrer that talked about the inherent problem with “brainstorming”[1]. The consensus among “brainstorming” advocates is that if you allow people to offer ideas, free of criticism, in a ‘safe’ environment that you’ll get better suggestions than people either a) working alone or …

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