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When I Know It’s Time to End the Conversation

When I Know It’s Time to End the Conversation

Cognitive dissonance, conceptual: the state of having inconsistent thoughts, beliefs, or attitudes, especially as relating to behavioral decisions and attitude change.

Cognitive dissonance, actual: “I’m having my best year ever, I’m making tons of money. No, I can’t afford to invest in professional development at this time. Can I get a discount, maybe?”


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Alan Weiss is a consultant, speaker, and author of over 60 books. His consulting firm, Summit Consulting Group, Inc., has attracted clients from over 500 leading organizations around the world.

Comments: 2

  • Duke Merhavy

    July 9, 2021

    Yes, and you can replace ‘professional development’ with other things too… we sometimes hear “We’re doing so well, why should we invest in marketing?”

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