Yearly Archives: 2018

The Sin of Inference

[dropcap]J[/dropcap]effrey Tambor and Jessica Walter are pictured above during a promotional event for the upcoming season of the show "Arrested Development" on Netflix.  Let's take a quick quiz:  For all you aspiring whisperers out there, how would you read Jeffrey Tambor's expression? In my straw poll, the answer to that question rests entirely on what…
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Anatomy of a Psychopath: The O.J. Simpson Case Study

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]n entire chapter of my book, The Human Whisperer, is devoted to learning how to identify and deal with psychopaths.  This is an important topic because psychopaths are encountered more often than most people realize.  Most of us are neither criminologists nor behavioral psychologists, but that’s OK. Because your objective isn’t to find clinical or…
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The secret to success

The U.K. has appointed a "Minister of Loneliness" to combat the effect of its citizens' sense of isolation in an increasingly technological world.  This has led to snickering and derision in some quarters.  The reason most think this funny or odd is that we don't realize the impact of loneliness on our lives. As there…
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Words matter

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]f you've been living in a cave the last two weeks and aren't up on the latest political news, read a few articles from your outlet of choice and come on back.  For the rest of us, I'll choose my words carefully... Pres. Trump's supporters maintain that these were private statements made behind closed doors, and…
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