Years ago I played a teamwork mind game called the “Prisoner’s Dilemma.” Maybe you have heard of it? Two criminals – who are co-conspirators – are locked away in two solitary cells. Neither can communicate with the other. Both prisoners are interrogated by officials. Both are offered the same deal – if you stay silent you […] Read more
I had a final job interview many years ago in which this was evident. As is the case with many final job interviews this one was with the team that I would be working with. I believed my interview was going great, but one particular person’s body language told me otherwise. She just blankly stared at me, kind of “freaky” like. When I was being funny, she didn’t laugh. When I was being engaging and looking for agreement, she didn’t nod her head.