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No One Understands You and What to Do About It by Heidi Halvorson

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Conclusion

Becoming a Better Judge of Others—and of Yourself

You are almost at the end of this book, and up until now, I’ve focused more or less exclusively on how you can get other people to see you more positively or accurately—how you can come across to others the way you intend to. Successful communication just isn’t possible without a clear picture of how other people perceive you. But there are two other elements of successful communication that I haven’t addressed directly: accurately perceiving others and accurately perceiving yourself.

Seeing Others Accurately

Let’s face it—it’s not particularly fair to complain about other people not really “getting you” when you aren’t really getting them either, is it? And beyond that, there are ...

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