By Gary Cohen
on August 26th, 2013
Another useful learning from my time in New Zealand is an expression: “Yeah Nah.” You will find it falling into your conversation quicker than you can say, “Kiwi.” Yeah nah is a way of expressing your affirmation of what the person has asked and then disagreeing. This is such a great way to remain positive even when you want to deliver a negative response. I have been using it for a week and it works.
This video drives the message home beautifully.
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Gary Cohen is a highly-skilled Executive Coach, Leadership Author, Trainer, and International Keynote Speaker. His clients range from entrepreneurial CEOs of the nation’s fastest-growing companies to executives of global 100 companies. He differentiates himself from traditional (psycho/therapeutic) executive coaches by bringing a vast amount of business experience as a former Founder / President of one the Nation’s Fastest growing companies. He is the author of Just Ask Leadership: Why Great Managers Always Ask the Right Questions (McGraw Hill). Gary B. Cohen Full Bio