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“It's okay to agree to disagree. It's what makes the world go round!”– Brian Buffini
In today’s increasingly argumentative world, dealing with differences of opinion can be challenging. In this episode, Brian explains how to best handle disagreements with other people. Topics discussed include: Why winning a battle often means losing the war, why who you are speaks louder than what you say and why it’s vital to have mutual respect and embrace different perspectives.
YOU WILL LEARN:
- Why it’s better to avoid an argument.
- What to do if an argument is unavoidable.
- Why the ultimate goal is to influence, not argue.
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
“How to Win Friends and Influence People,” by Dale Carnegie
“Boundaries,” by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:
“If you actually win an argument, you will never have the goodwill of the person who loses it.” – Brian Buffini
“You can measure the size of a person by what makes them angry.” – Dale Carnegie
“Influence is a far higher calling than argument.” – Brian Buffini
“Argument in and of itself is just hot air. But influence is something that is lasting.” – Brian Buffini
“Let people chew not on the volume of your words, but the depth of your words.” – Brian Buffini
Theme Music: “The Cliffs of Moher” by Brogue Wave