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In the Line of Fire: How to Handle Tough Questions...When It Counts by Jerry Weissman

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Chapter 6. Provide the Answer (Martial Art: Balance)

The Yin and Yang are two interlocking complementaries…Yin can represent anything in the universe as negativeness…Yang can represent anything as positiveness…Yin/Yang is one inseparable force of one unceasing interplay of movement.

Bruce Lee (1940-1973) [6.1]

Here we are five chapters into this book, and we have yet to touch on how to provide an answer to tough questions. This delay is fully intentional. Results-driven people, like you, tend to rush to answer too soon, which can produce the negative results that befell President George H. Bush. During the delay, we’ve established the two vital prerequisites to the answer:

• Listen for the Roman Column

• Confirm the Roman Column to the questioner ...

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