Cynicism Roots & Effects: JOIN #PeopleSkills Chat July 24th 10amET

Cynicism & Its Effects is #PeopleSkills global Twitter chat topic.

WHEN: Sunday July 24, 2016 at 10AM EDT. Hashtag: #PeopleSkills

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Background on This Chat Topic: Cynicism About People

Unlike skepticism where people question evidence before believing, cynicism is believing the worst about people before the evidence. What does this do to relationships and interaction at work and in everyday life? JOIN us in #PeopleSkills global Twitter chat July 24th 10amEDT/2pmGMT/3pmBST to share your thoughts on cynicism – its roots and it effects.

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Cynicism: Its Roots & Effects

JOIN us in #PeopleSkills global Twitter chat on Sunday July 24, 10amEDT/2pmGMT/3pmBST to explore how cynicism takes root and how it affects, people, teams, and society.

Some questions to get us thinking in advance. Actual questions will post live during the chat.

  • Cynicism, thinking the worst of people, is _________________.
  • Skeptics wait for evidence before believing. What do cynics do & why?
  • Inside every cynical person is a disappointed idealist. ~George Carlin Ag/Disag Why?
  • What inner feelings does cynicism cover up, if any?
  • What creates/drives cynicism?
  • How does cynicism make you feel?
  • When are people most likely to feel pangs of cynicism?
  • How does cynicism impact trust?
  • How can people overcome their own cynicism?
  • What people skills would you use in the face of cynicism? Why?
  • Cynicism in the workplace: How can leaders prevent or address it?
  • What connections are there, if any, between cynicism & bullying/violence?
  • What can we each do to avoid becoming cynical?

So bring your personal perspective, your favorite beverage, and join the people skills global chat community this Sunday July 24, 2016 10am EDT on Twitter (hashtag: #PeopleSkills) to discuss cynicism and its effects.

I also invite you to continue this chat by joining the Google+ People Skills Community and the LinkedIn Group People Skills Succeed to be a part of all the people skills discussions everyday 24×7. Get your people skills community member badge here.

Shout Out of Gratitude

My gratitude to all who participate and grow the people skills global chat community on Twitter (#peopleskills), Google+, and LinkedIn. We welcome your suggestions for topics, offers to co-host, and most especially your individual insights.

Continued thanks to generous chat moderators Chantal Bechervaise, Dave Moore, Hoda Maalouf, Jandis Price and Tom Rhodes for their time and insightful contributions.

Hope you will all join People Skills Global Twitter Chat #peopleskills this Sunday July 24, 2016 10am EDT/7am PDT /2pmGMT/3pmBST to explore cynicism and its impact.

Everyone is welcome! We have only one rule in People Skills Global Chat: Respect for all even when we disagree.

TIP: If you have never been in a Twitter chat, you may find it helpful to log on to or, enter hashtag #peopleskills, and sign in to your Twitter account. The venue will insert the hashtag on each of your tweets and you will see all the tweets on one screen. Other tools available are, Hootsuite and TweetDeck.

I am the founder and host of the chat and will be happy to answer any questions you have in advance: Email me.

Chat with you this Sun. July 24, 2016 10am EDT/3pmGMT in People Skills Global Chat on Twitter (#PeopleSkills) TOPIC: Cynicism – Its Roots & Effects.

Until then, as always, I wish you bonds of happiness and success!

From my professional experience to your success,
Kate Nasser, The People Skills Coach™

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Kate Nasser, The People Skills Coach™, delivers coaching, consulting, training, and keynotes on leading change, employee engagement, teamwork, and delivering the ultimate customer service. She turns interaction obstacles into interpersonal success. See this site for workshop outlines, keynote footage, and customer results.



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