In civilized discourse, we make the distinction between winning the argument vs. having the argument. In 2001, President George W. Bush appointed me to the National Charity Awards Committee, alongside Hollywood legends Merv Griffin, Cheryl Ladd, and Pat Boone. We took the story to the press and were criticized for seemingly promoting the President’s agenda.. Same thing happended with President Obama, and now it’s Trump and Biden. If ‘winning the argument’ is the goal, civilized discourse is compromised. The goal should be ‘having the argument’ where both sides learn for the purpose of cultivating a superior solution. Watch this short video and weigh in. #personaldevelopment#mentaltoughness
Author and Professional Speaker since 1997. Past Chairman of the National Speakers Association's Million Dollar Speakers Group. Author of 11 books with 1.4 million copies in print.