The way you approach issues can drastically change the way people react to you.If you have ever been in a situation where you were able to turn an absolute “NO” into a “YES” and keep the communication peaceful, then you know that being polite and patient pays off.
“You can catch more bees with honey than with vinegar”
This saying says it all. If you are pleasant and courteous you can often sway people and situations in your favor.When people are agreeable, sweet-natured, and well-mannered it makes the interaction more pleasant and the dividends are limitless.While many of us know that being kind and patient is important, sometimes you just need a bit of a refresher.We have you covered with a few quick basic tips.Stay Calm Moments that we tend to regret usually occur because of haste. You acted out of character because you immediately responded. And unfortunately, your initial response was not your shining moment. Stay calm and think your response through.It’s All How You Say It Yes, what you say is important, but how you say it sends a stronger message. Having a nice tone typically leads to a better outcome.Be Authentic Authenticity comes across when we act in an unpretentious way. If you’re annoyed and acting impatient, but pretending to be nice and sincere, no one is buying it.Don’t Mirror It’s a natural response to respond in the same manner or negative tone that someone approaches you with. But this only creates a disaster and ultimately you are allowing someone else to control you. Take the power back and be in control of the attitude you project.
Life is about treating others how you want to be treated. Keep this in mind and you’ll find that kind and considerate exchanges accompanied by inner peace follow you everywhere you go.