Thursday, January 27, 2011

Say ”I apologize”

I was working with a management team the other day and I was reminded about one of the sentences that we too often forget:

“I apologize”

We are all humans and we make mistakes (as you know from my heading – I certainly have made A LOT of mistakes :-)

Apologizing to the other person is giving us both a possibility to start again.

It’s sometimes hard and it’s sometimes feels weird and it touches upon the “loosing face” aspect and yet it is so powerful.

AND: on the other side – when somebody apologizes, accept it.

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