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16 signs someone is hiding the truth.ppt

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Ever get the feeling someone was holding out on you? Here's how to tell if you're not getting the full story...

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16 signs someone is hiding the truth.ppt

  1. 1. 16 SIGNS THAT YOUARE NOT GETTING THE FULL STORY FailSpectacularly.com
  2. 2. #1An overly positive affect. FailSpectacularly.com
  3. 3. #2Excessive flattery. FailSpectacularly.com
  4. 4. #3No data or facts given, even when pressed. FailSpectacularly.com
  5. 5. #4Shifting the discussion away from certain topics. FailSpectacularly.com
  6. 6. #5Limiting responses; makingyou ask the same question multiple times. FailSpectacularly.com
  7. 7. #6Sustained nervousness. FailSpectacularly.com
  8. 8. #7Dismissing others’ concerns. FailSpectacularly.com
  9. 9. #8Showing indignation at probing questions. FailSpectacularly.com
  10. 10. #9An inconsistent story. FailSpectacularly.com
  11. 11. #10Using complicated language or jargon to a fault. FailSpectacularly.com
  12. 12. #11 Redirecting; refusing toanswer a direct question. FailSpectacularly.com
  13. 13. #12Appearing on the verge of “telling you something.” FailSpectacularly.com
  14. 14. #13Offering a political tradein response to a factual question. FailSpectacularly.com
  15. 15. #14 Dismissing importantquestions as “formalities.” FailSpectacularly.com
  16. 16. #15 Combining domineeringbody language & tone with ingratiating language. FailSpectacularly.com
  17. 17. #16Making you feel guilty for asking a question. FailSpectacularly.com
  18. 18. Once is nothing. Twice, a coincidence.See a behavior 3 times, you have a pattern. FailSpectacularly.com
  19. 19. What to do if you thinksomeone is holding back•  Listen attentively and take notes during the conversation•  Watch attentively and take notes about things that catch your eye—nervous tics, sighs, flashes of frustration, etc.•  Have an agenda for the conversation, but let the conversation flow.•  Take a time out, and/or move the conversation to a different, more neutral setting.•  Maintain mild pressure and a sense of urgency.•  Be upfront about your doubts.•  Take ownership of your doubts but be firm in your requests for what you need to “get over it.” FailSpectacularly.com
  20. 20. Make sure you are dealingwith a situational behaviorand not a personality quirk. FailSpectacularly.com
  21. 21. prepared by Jason SeidenFailSPECTACULARLY.com FailSpectacularly.com

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