It Pays to Be
Which would you rather hear: "You did it wrong." or "Next time, you'll get better results if you..."?
The power of positive thinking -and speaking- is one of the cornerstones of effective interaction in the workplace. Expressing opinions, requests, and feedback positively can dramatically increase the likelihood of achieving the results you want and, at the same time, help you maintain the relationships critical to your success.
Here are some guidelines
for transforming a negative perspective into statements with a positive
Use the pronouns,
"we" and "us" when appropriate to include the other person as a partner
in the process.
Now, put your positive
power into practice by rephrasing the statements below. If you would like
feedback, reply to this message with your revisions.