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There is a middle ground between adulation and homophobia, and unless you're perpetually 12 years old, you can't go through life believing that everyone who doesn't sing your praises is out to get you.
In recent research, Jeffrey Pfeffer confirms what speakers, authors, and performers have intuited for decades--having someone else sing your praises can take the edge off in interpersonal negotiations where money, position, and status are at stake.
The vast majority of business consultants just want to sing your praises," says Christopher Buss of HP.