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Why Is It So Hard to Change People's Minds?

Why Is It So Hard to Change People's Minds?

Sep 8, 2017-- Understanding the emotional connections underlying our deeply held beliefs and ideas can help us learn to listen and talk to others in ways that open up possibilities for change minds; ours as well as others. This article from Greater Good Magazine by Elizabeth Svoboda explores how dialog between people can be a "fertile exchange" where each person's thinking evolves in unexpected ways. (7057 reads)


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Take ActionThe next time you find yourself heatedly trying to convince someone to see something from your point of view - pause - then begin listening and asking with the goal of learning. Wait to see what happens next.



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