0027 - 1 powerful tip to improve your people skills | Regression to the mean
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Has it ever happened with you that people tend to quite often disappoint you right after you've just appreciated them?

Either it has, or you don't appreciate the people in your life often enough. :)

In this episode of The Unlearning Playground Podcast, I talk about one powerful tip on better understanding this dynamic of dealing with people using a statistical fact that goes by the name Regression to the mean.

Stay with me till the end of this episode to actually improve upon your people skills multifold.

Do I deliver on the promises?
Only one way to find out.
Dig right in.

=== Outline ===

(00:00) - Intro
(01:33) - Rewards vs punishments - What works better?
(04:44) - The core concept - Regression to the mean
(06:16) - Luck and exams
(09:20) - The sports illustrated jinx
(12:12) - Why this is hard to understand
(14:53) - Key takeaways from this episode

Until next time.
Peace out.


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"Reaching Out" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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