Productivity & Work

Playing Devil’s Advocate

People play devil’s advocate when they disagree but don’t want to be rude. It’s camouflage for the truth, like quoting someone else or retweeting something you agree with. You didn’t say it but you feel that way.

There’s nothing wrong in going in the opposite direction. Probing sparks a healthy conversation. So why not just express yourself?

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By Wells Baum

Wells Baum is a daily blogger who writes about Life & Arts. He's also the author of and four books.