Rude people suck, but there's no way to get around it: you're going to run into one now and then. These are 5 great ways to deal with rude people.
1. Tell them you appreciate their perspective.
When someone is being rude to you, they don't expect graciousness, or any kind of positive emotions to come at them. If anything, it'll disarm them and make them realize you appreciate different viewpoints, including theirs.
2. Thank them.
Put on a smile and say "thank you." It's a subtle way to acknowledge their rudeness and opt out of engaging them on it. It shows you're in control of your emotions.
Read more: www.higherperspectives.com/rude-people-1467644256.html
President Obama delivers statement from NY
President Obama delivers a statement from New York City hours after police there released the name of a person they'd like to question in connection with the Chelsea bombing in Manhattan on Saturday. A tweet identified that man as 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami.
Let’s say you are at a social function and you meet someone new. Immediately this person comes off as overly polite, complimentary, and nice. Our natural reaction is to immediately like this person, but new research released in December of last year is warning us that overly polite people are more likely to betray us.
To conduct their study, researchers at the Association for Computational Linguistics annual conference in Beijing (AMACL) staged a game the called “Diplomacy”. The participants were broken up into countries simulating Europe before World War I. There are no dice or game pieces of any kind, just the social interactions and communications back and for between the countries. What researchers found was that as soon as a participant (country) changed their conversational tone. in 57% of the conversations where someone was being overly nice or polite, they ended up betraying the other person.