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I Trust Your Judgment

I asked someone for their preferences on something.

They replied, “I’m indifferent.”

I felt annoyed. Had they said “I don’t care,” it would have been worse.

But if they had I, “I trust your judgment,” or even “Whatever is easy,” I would have felt appreciated and more motivated.

It’s a lot of difference for a very few words.

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Written by Russell Brand

Russell has started three successful companies, one of which helped agencies of the federal government become very early adopters of open source software, long before that term was coined. His first project saved The American taxpayer 250 million dollars. In his work within federal agency, he was often called, “the arbiter of truth,” facilitating historically hostile groups and factions to effectively work together towards common goals

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