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Disagreeing in Grace Rules 1&2

Have you subscribed to Communication FUNdamentals’ RSS Feed?  Don’t miss a post! x Continuing with Grace Month this week, I'm going to share  a few excerpts from my article, "Ten Quick Rules for  Disagreeing in Grace" and examine them each a bit closer. 1. Don't Accuse Instead of coming out and saying someone is wrong, just share what you know.  Nobody wants to hear they are wrong and if they hear it, they are likely not listening to anything else you say.  They may indeed be wrong, but you need to ask yourself if you want to be right or if you want to be heard! Mildred told Agatha she'd been to Geraldine's house yesterday and saw her new Labrador...

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Nostalgia Week: Ten Quick Rules for Disagreeing in Grace

It's Nostalgia Week here on Communication FUNdamentals.   Art of Eloquence will be eight years old in just a few days.  Looking back at how I started out, I began reminiscing about the "Good Old Days." Remember when manners were in style?  When parents taught us that if we didn't have anything nice to say, we shouldn't say anything at all?  Remember when saying "please" and "thank you" was not just nice, but customary?  Remember when strangers were kind and we could...disagree in grace? 10 Quick Rules for Disagreeing in Grace By JoJo Tabares So how should we object?  What's the best way to disagree?  How can we voice our opposition when someone presents us with something that goes against what...

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