Lose is a little ego!

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4 Surprisingly Effective Things to Say

“As the boss, you have to know it all and always be in the right. Wrong. Try these simple, yet powerful words to build trust and lead with integrity. …

Perhaps legendary leadership author … John C. Maxwell said it best: ‘A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.’ …

The next time your defenses are up you may find instant relief in one or more of these surprisingly effective, yet simple statements. Give it a try, the only thing you have to lose is a little ego!

I’m sorry.

A short and sweet apology lowers the levels of resistance and anger in the room. …

I was wrong.

Admitting your mistake is cleansing. No need to defend yourself, no need to create a litany of excuses. How freeing! Admit it and correct it. It’s that simple!

I need help.

Go ahead. Accept that you don’t know it all. …

I don’t know.

Do you think you have to have all the answers? Well, you’re wrong. Even ‘experts’ don’t know it all.”

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