Monthly Archives: March 2013

Post Conversation Dissonance

You may have heard of Post Purchase Dissonance before, where consumers experience discomfort or dissonance occurs when a consumer holds conflicting thoughts about a belief or an attitude toward an object. When cognitive dissonance or ambivalence occurs  after a purchase it is called Post Purchase … Continue reading

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You Think Too Much!

Like Icarus flying too close to the sun most of us seem to think that we can think too much and end up going crazy. Think too much = going crazy But Icarus was just a myth and in fact if … Continue reading

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Feedback is Essential Even Dissenting Views

It is funny to me, that I am reading Seth Godin’s latest book, The Icarus Deception, and although I think it is great, there is one thing that I disagree with him on and that is his ability to deal with … Continue reading

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Small talking and thinking

Just thinking that when anyone ever says to me that I think too much that I will apologise and tell them that I did not realise that they thought so little. That that their small thinking probably goes with their … Continue reading

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Is Anger Unacceptable?

It is no wonder to me that there is still so much aggression, violence, wars, broken relationships and disputes in the world, today when I have been unable to find just one person that believes that anger is unacceptable. Understandable? yes, but … Continue reading

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Where are the Converse Views?

Funny, I listen to so-called “conversations” around me at Gloria Jeans in Melbourne Central and I do not seem to be hearing any converse ideas, thoughts or concepts. “Absolutely”…., “You’re exactly right…” etc, all in perfect agreement, so it seems. More … Continue reading

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Learning from Conversation

I asked a young fella tonight what he thought conversation was for and he said to learn. I asked learn what? And he replied learn “who to steer clear of!”. I guess that is one type of learning but I … Continue reading

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