It’s true. The children always wake up my wife and not me. They do this in the usual ways: standing really close to her and whispering “mummy”, “mummy”. Why do they do that? I mean whisper. What’s the point of whispering if you’re trying to wake someone up? or they cough quietly or they play their Ace card: sob quietly.
Anyway, so why do the children never come to my side of the bed and wake me up? Continue reading
How do you persuade someone to tell you the truth?
By JW Patrick
Part 2 of a summary and review of Spy the Lie by Philip Houston, Michael Floyd, Susan Carnicero and Don Tennant
www.qverity.com. Published by (www.iconbooks.net)
(For Part 1 click here: How can you tell if someone is lying?)
So you’ve spotted a cluster of deceptive behaviours. A colleague, partner, boss, teen, tween, MP or salesman is definitely lying to you. What do you do next? How do you uncover the truth they’re obviously desperate to keep from you.
Remember the truth is not their ally and the facts are not their friends. If they’re lying, they will have a planned strategy to deceive you and you need to prevent them carrying out that strategy. Continue reading
A Summary and Review of: Spy the Lie
by Philip Houston, Michael Floyd, Susan Carnicero and Don Tennant
Published by (www.iconbooks.net) www.qverity.com
Spy the Lie is a book written by a team of CIA officers who have developed a method to help you spot the tell-tale signs that someone is lying to you and help you ask the right questions to uncover the truth. Continue reading
Yesterday we received our first irate call from some other kid’s parent. No, not the parents of one of our kid’s friends (whom are all by some strange global social norm now our friends too). This was just some other kid’s parent.
My wife picked up the call. I could tell immediately that it was someone complaining about our kid. Continue reading
My 4 year old daughter quite often erupts for unfathomable reasons: we’ve dished up on the wrong coloured plate, her milk isn’t warm enough or is too late. Sometimes she ruins the whole day, sometimes she’s hilarious with it. Mum and Dad differ however in our choice of tantrum-easing techniques… Continue reading