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The Language of Success by Alan Weiss, Kim Wilkerson

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Chapter 8

There Are a Few Good Questions, a Lot of Good Answers

Language fine-tuning: These are advanced techniques and nuances to increase speed and ease of gaining facts and honest analysis. They allow for flexibility and adaptation outside of one’s “home turf” and with a wide variety of people not generally under one’s control.

Adjusting Language to Audience

One size does not fit all.

In the days of domineering, autocratic, bureaucratic management, the leader’s style ruled all. That individual style was a constant that was imposed on others. There was little, if any, consideration in adapting one’s management or leadership style. Orders were barked out and everyone was expected to fall in line and follow suit. This was true figuratively and ...

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