Here’s a persuasive strategy that few managers use: two-sided argumentation. If you merely ignore or dismiss opposing views, you polarize potential allies. Support your proposal, then rebut other assertions. Note: The supportthen- rebut order works better because if you start by knocking down others’ views, they’ll stop listening.
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