5 Reasons People Don’t Take You Seriously

Key takeaway

1. Don’t use too many fancy …
It obscures your message and it also weakens the chance that you’re going to be understood and taken seriously. People know when you’re trying too hard to sound smart.

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2. Lose the dumb disclaimer
We all start off a sentence by saying, Well, this might be dumb but or This might be silly but or This might be way off base but . Basically we use the dumb disclaimer any time that we’re not sure about what we’re about to say or as a preemptive move if we think that other people aren’t gonna like it.

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3. Turn “yea but” into “yes and”
Its a natural habit when any of us hear something, we disagree and then we wanna add our perspective, what we think is right, to say “Yeah but”. But you have to realize this anything that’s followed by a but is gonna kick up someone else’s defences whether you’re in your personal life or in a creative meeting.

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