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[FLR] Six “positive” expressions you say that can actually be offensive

Happy Friday!
 
We’ve all had a comment that is suggested to be a “compliment” when in reality you are being patronized. I heard a great piece of leadership advice from the first female 4 star general, Ann Elizabeth Dunwoody. “You have to recognize those that are your advocates, patronizers and your critics.”
 
I thought that is such sound advice, discerning who is around you and what their agenda is, are key to understanding what role they are playing.

 

Six “positive” expressions you say that can actually be offensive | Fast Company
 
Meet the first woman to become a 4-star officer in the US military | Today
 
9 Types of Compliments and Why They Work (or Not) | Psychology Today
 
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