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We humans rarely agree. We argue and debate and nothing ever seems to be resolved. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could cut through the clutter and create consensus for your ideas and proposals? Of course it would. But to get there, you have to stop arguing and start asking questions.
In this program, author and Humanist Jennifer Hancock will discuss recent research on how ideas are formed and changed to help you learn how to more effectively persuade people to your point of view. Understanding why and how to turn conversations around using Socratic questioning techniques will help you frame the underlying moral debate to your advantage.
Amount of time required to complete program: ~50 minutes
Learning how to persuade and influence people is an essential life skill. Learning how to influence people without being a jerk is priceless. If you want to learn how to win arguments by not arguing, take this course.
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|Section 1: Introduction|
Welcome video from course instructor Jennifer Hancock
Overview of what we will discuss in this course.
|Section 2: How to Win Arguments By Not Arguing!|
Learn how to build trust while sowing doubt through strategic yielding.
What doe scientists say works to get people to change their minds and how can we use that information to our advantage?
Learn how to persuade people to see your way of thinking using real life examples of really contentious issues.
Transcript of the lectures.
|Section 3: Bonus Materials and Resources|
Bonus Lecture: Additional Resources for Further Learning
Jennifer Hancock is a mom, author of several books and founder of Humanist Learning Systems. She is considered one of the top speakers and writers in the world of Humanism today and specializes in programs involving applied behavioral techniques focusing primarily on how to stop bullying and harassment using science. Her insights on how to combine philosophy and science to help solve our problems more effectively have helped countless people all over the world.