The Judge is Always Right

Nathanael Yellis By Nathanael Yellis • Last Updated May 18, 2021

In our latest episode of Own Your Platform, Isaiah and I talked about the aphorism the judge is always right.

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In competitive debate, the judge is the person who decides the winner of each debate round. Thus in the world of debate, considering the judge's verdict as correct is a necessity. (Assuming you were right and the judge wrong leads to a really warped perspective on reality, as the judge actually decides if you were right.)

In the first half of the episode, we discuss what that means for debaters. (Hint: humility and a willingness to learn.) And then we pivot to discussing how we can adopt that attitude in workplace communications. And Isaiah gives us his view of how to retain employees.



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