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The Impact Code by Simon Tyler

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29. AMBIGUITY AND IMPACT

Today’s world seems to demand that you find an answer, the right answer ridiculously quickly. Dialogues in which you are involved drive for certainty and it (the answer) often remains elusive. There is a simple way to boost your conversation skills and enhance your leadership communication with the surprising and under-used power of ambiguity and vagueness.

While it can be challenging to deal with someone who remains permanently ambiguous, vague and non-specific, there is hidden power in its simplicity and judgement-free openness; a skill very much worthy of exploration and finesse.

When I observe dialogues in today’s ...

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