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Building rapport with unreceptive young people

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael D. Denny Oct 3, 2013. 17 Replies

I have never met my soon-to-be brother-in-law, and possibly never will.He's never introduced himself, is unlikely to do so, and has ignored my attempts to introduce myself.Nobody else in the family…Continue

Throwing away a patrimony of "deep wisdom"

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By popular request elsewhere:Have you ever wondered what self-made millionaires have that the rest of us don't? I mean the ones born without money or connections; the ones who truly started from the…Continue

Why men are emotionally repressive--and what the consequences are

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Head Apr 30, 2013. 48 Replies

You need to "read between the lines" regarding this press release:"We investigated two types of parental…Continue

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Why men are emotionally repressive--and what the consequences are

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Rob replied to Marcus Steele's discussion Becoming a real man of respect
"That's great that you want to do better. It's natural for men to have a will to dominate. It's also natural for humans to be egocentric. You grow into a higher level of consciousness not by rejecting your natural tendency to take…"
Oct 30, 2013
Rob replied to Dakota Caraway's discussion Interesting article about men
"Women are frustrated with their men for the same reason they're frustrated with their children: how they condition us to behave is not the way they want us to behave. They have no idea they're doing it, and if they did, they would…"
Oct 30, 2013
Rob replied to Ben's discussion Is it possible to change your personality?
"Yes, it's possible to change your personality. Over time, it's an inevitability. Mostly, people become more of what they already are. Water flows down the path of least resistance and so do personalities as they evolve. But it is also…"
Oct 30, 2013
Rob replied to Chu Kim's discussion Sociopaths - Advantaged or Disadvantaged?
"They're not usually "true" sociopaths (see explanation below), they simply share certain personality traits that are not particularly dangerous in and of themselves. Some of those are advantageous, like not responding to tragedies or…"
Oct 19, 2013
Rob replied to Chu Kim's discussion Sociopaths - Advantaged or Disadvantaged?
"It depends on the sociopath, the context, and how you define "advantage". Someone mentioned guys in prison. Those are "low-functioning sociopaths". Politicians are "high-functioning sociopaths"; they test for…"
Oct 19, 2013
Rob replied to Cody's discussion The Voice of Experience
"I would warn me about sociopaths. And low self-esteem. "
Oct 15, 2013
Rob replied to Dakota Caraway's discussion Keep Moving, even when you get knocked down a few pegs
"Dakota, it sounds like you might be a little overwhelmed, and not surprisingly so. You've some profound life-changes happen to you in quick succession. It is not unusual for that situation to trigger anxiety and then depression. I am deeply…"
Oct 14, 2013
Rob replied to Christopher Lee's discussion Providing for your wife with out college education
"Only part of this interview is immediately relevant:     Dr Marc Faber's claim to fame is having called the Asian financial crisis and gotten his clients out before it was too late, saving them the financial losses that were typical…"
Oct 12, 2013
Rob replied to Morgan Land's discussion Dealing with gym anxiety
"Howdy, Morgan. You're right that it's your own self-consciousness. The other guys don't look at you and think "Hey, look at the little weakling over there. Ha hah!" You do that to yourself. That's a self-esteem and body…"
Oct 10, 2013
Michael D. Denny replied to Rob's discussion Building rapport with unreceptive young people
"It's dude. "
Oct 3, 2013
Brian W. Barrett replied to Rob's discussion Building rapport with unreceptive young people
"+1  Good work Todd. I feel it a waste of energy to type or even talk-to-text anymore on this thread. Somewhere on the blog is something about circle of influence. . . that's a pretty big deal. Too bad most people don't see the value…"
Oct 2, 2013
N. Vest replied to Rob's discussion Building rapport with unreceptive young people
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Oct 2, 2013
Todd Serveto replied to Rob's discussion Building rapport with unreceptive young people
"Rob, For the life of me, I cannot comprehend why you would laboriously--verbosely, even--go through this long-winded explanation of your situation, and then expect that because you put this little disclaimer, "I'm not looking for…"
Oct 2, 2013
Will replied to Rob's discussion Building rapport with unreceptive young people
"There's a lot wrong with other people, to be sure.  Focusing on it can be overwhelming."
Oct 1, 2013
Rob replied to Rob's discussion Building rapport with unreceptive young people
"I appreciate the feedback. This has been an interesting exercise. I didn't post this as a complaint or as my own personal problem. I specifically wrote that I was not seeking advice. It's just a list of observations that I have no strong…"
Oct 1, 2013
Rob replied to Mark Last Name's discussion The sad feeling where you feel gutted after reading a book that ends sad.
"I remember being mildly depressed after reading War and Peace. You remind yourself that it's only a fictional story and the characters are not real people. You react to their fictional sorrows because your "mirror neurons" react to…"
Oct 1, 2013

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"Cheapest K-cups at Costco at home. Otherwise, black from the guy with the corner coffee shop in the building where I work (cheaper and close than Starbucks, Peet's or Philz)."
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"If I may.  Watch the episodes of "Band of Brothers" that are about training in stateside and in England.  Closely observe the Easy Company C.O.   That's exactly how you don't lead."
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