Re: Stupid TW Tricks (was: Integrating Tech Pubs more closely with Engineering...)

Subject: Re: Stupid TW Tricks (was: Integrating Tech Pubs more closely with Engineering...)
From: Andrew Plato <intrepid_es -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 6 Mar 2002 11:35:32 -0800 (PST)

--- Charles E Vermette <cvermette -at- juno -dot- com> wrote:
> <<<Another trick - parrot their words. Engineers LOVE to hear you explain
> back to them what they just said. It makes them all warm and creamy
> inside. "So what you're saying is...." Watch the smiles form...Good
> luck...that'll be $235.00. :-)
>
> Andrew, this advice is worth $235:)))

Okay, 199.95, but this offer won't last long.

> Parroting has worked for me at parties, with dates, and in
> interviews...never thought to use it with engineers. Thanks.

Parroting works on anybody. People love to hear their own words back to them.
Its an easy way to stroke egos. Heck I get a warm feeling somewhere when people
parrot my words back to me...even when they're followed with a flurry of
obscenities.

Andrew Plato


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