Roy Tang

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This (mentioned below, read the thread) is a skill I wish I was better at (I was surely a lot more straightforward when I was younger!). Additionally, when I make a mistake, I try to explicitly say sth like “I was wrong” to signal that admitting to mistakes isnt a problem Quoted sehurlburt’s tweet:

A tip for negotiation/life is to realize people hate saying “I was wrong” so give them easy outs. They’d prefer to say:

I forgot I wasn’t thinking of that scenario I didn’t realize you meant adding x I didn’t know there were multiple options I didn’t know you talked to y already

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