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Andy and Cat.

Apr 8, 2022

In this episode, Andy shares tips on dealing with defiant people. We all need a little bit of defiance to keep us pushing for what we aim for but knowing how to deal with solid defiance that goes against what you think is best for the situation is vital to be able to manage the relationships involved and to protect yourself as well. So, listen in now and learn these helpful tips.



“We All Have To Have A Little Bit Of Defiance In Us To Really Achieve Anything Significant In Our Lives”

“When You're Dealing With Defiant People, This Goes In A Business Setting And A Home Life, It's Important That You Do All You Can To Not Be At Risk From Their Decisions.”

“Many Of Us Have Defined People In Some Ways In Our Lives, And We Need To Be Able To Manage Those Relationships, And Protect Ourselves.”


Show Notes:


(00:00) Podcast Intro 

(00:27) If You Need Help Creating A Set Of Values, You’re Welcome To Sign For A Complimentary Course At 

(01:19) The Naysayers And The People Who Give Unsolicited Advice

(03:11) Talking About Defiance

(04:08) Defiant People

(06:02) How To Deal With Defiant People In Your Work Life

(10:49) How To Deal With Defiant People In Your Personal Life 

(13:35) Protecting Yourself From Very Defiant People

(14:57) Andy’s New Book The Trust Paradigm Is Available On Amazon And Other Book Retailers