LPT: Just because someone is a good speaker, doesn’t mean they know what they’re talking about.

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I used to work for a small business. The owner didn’t know much about the work we did. I think he started his own business because he went to prison for a massive fraud and probably found it easier to keep faking it instead of getting a job with his record. But he was a great speaker, sounded like a radio dj. If you only heard him talk once or twice you wouldn’t notice he basically followed a script and couldn’t deviate at all because his knowledge was so limited.


Say anything with enough conviction and people will believe you.


This goes both ways… LPT- if you don’t know what you are talking about, Be confident and pretend like you do… people will believe whatever you are saying/pushing


This can go the other way too. Just because someone might stumble over their words, avoid eye contact, and visibility look anxious, doesn’t mean they don’t know what they are talking about.