Avoiding Fights – Episode 75
Best not fight. If must fight, win. ~Mr. Miyagi
On today’s episode, we offer up some strategies for avoiding fights, including creative situations for diffusing the situations that often lead to fights. This list is certainly not complete but covers the seven primary strategies for getting yourself out of a rough situation and avoiding combat altogether. The episode goes into more detail, but the strategies we discuss come from this list.
- Avoid dangerous situations and locations
- If you must go, be aware & pay attention
- If a situation develops, have a conversation first.
- Assuming that doesn’t work, walk (or run) away if possible
- Use humor
- Use humility– be self-deprecating
- Be crazy
- Be gross
- If none of the above works, you may need to engage