NLP PRESUPPOSITION #12: the meaning of communication is the RESPONSE you get. Whatever you think you think you communicated if you get a different response than you intended then of course it’s that response that’s important. Both parties involved have 100% responsibility for communication. It’s your responsibility to communicate your message in such a way that the other person will understand it in the way you wanted them to understand it.
Well, that is until you get in a voice activated lift in Scotland!
(If you are of a nervous disposition or have an aversion to odd bursts of strong language, then I suggest you skip the laughs and the fun of the next 3 minutes and instead continue with your plain, boring, uneventful day.)
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