How successful is your compliment delivery?

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#121 Everyone wants one.  Everyone offers them.  To do them well requires more than you think.  Learn 3 typical compliment-giving mistakes AND 1 sincere compliment-giving technique sure to extend its goodwill beyond the expected timeframe.

You meant well.  But what went wrong?  Delivering a well-received compliment is one of your biggest assets and a gift you give to others.  Have you spent the time to analyze what makes a compliment work, and what doesn't? 

The reality is that we usually won't get feedback on a good compliment, but we are more likely to hear about those that fall flat.  

Everyone Wants One 

Small talk.  Conveying a positive idea.  Recognizing an accomplishment.  If you were to narrow down communication methods to necessary skills, giving sincere compliments would be high on the list.

This skill should be treated with respect.  It's powerful, it's a gift, and very needed in this world today.  It seems people would rather hurl public insults than leaving someone feeling better about themselves after a conversation with a well-delivered and sincere compliment. 

Three Compliment Mistakes 

Of course, you know compliments should be honest and sincere.  That's generally where people stop when discussing this topic.  But there are social and business faux pas you need to be aware of.

In this podcast, I discuss ways people deliver compliments that can turn your well-intentioned "gift" into something they are ready to return to sender without a receipt. 

Click Here to Listen >>> 3 Mistakes and BONUS compliment DO

Do You Want More 'Small Talk' Help?

In this podcast, I will show you how to extend the life of your compliment delivery beyond the 3 seconds you spent speaking it.  The art of small talk has many facets, and compliments play a big role.  

Practicing this skill is so easy and knowing you've left someone feeling better after having talked with you?  Priceless.  


You CAN Have Success in the Middle of it ALL


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 About JellyGeneration

Pam Hardison, MBA, BBA in Finance and Business Education, has created and co-owned a national mail order catalog which at one point was the 21st fastest growing customer base in the nation.  As a mom of two post college daughters, she considers it a privilege and to meet other students and parents along the same road.   After teaching high school and college students for years, her commitment to helping them with topics most schools can't cover is the light that drives her.  

Holly Powers, Attorney-At-Law (Jameson & Powers, P.C.) has been actively practicing law since 1985 and is a shareholder with the law firm of Jameson & Powers, P.C.  The firm specializes in transactional law, health care law, and general business law.  Holly has taught students precepts concerning the legal world for over 10 years.  With 4 children, she understands what teens need to know and has a passion to help others faced with teens and aging parents.

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