When People Can’t Beat Your Ideas

When people can’t beat your ideas, they: -raise their voices-takes quotes out of context-make things up about the “real” meaning of your words-crybaby whine about the formatting or presentation-tell you stories about how they’re so much smarter than you-attempt to rope you into their “area of expertise” in order to torture you-lament that you need…

Scolding And Disagreement

People have a tricky relationship to scolding. Most people growing up were scolded for what they did wrong, according to their parents’ values, and maybe, sometimes they were praised for what they did right. As such, people tend to engage each other with uncurious scolding as adults. Since this is the social currency, the other…