Posted by: Anne | January 9, 2016

out with the old: “no fair!”

Things Smart People Don’t Say

1. “It’s not fair.”

Everyone knows that life isn’t fair. Saying it’s not fair suggests that you think life is supposed to be fair, which makes you look immature and naïve.

If you don’t want to make yourself look bad, you need to stick to the facts, stay constructive, and leave your interpretation out of it. For instance, you could say, “I noticed that you assigned Anne that big project I was hoping for. Would you mind telling me what went into that decision? I’d like to know why you thought I wasn’t a good fit, so that I can work on improving those skills.”


read the full list at the source
www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/thisisinnovation/11-things-smart-people-dont-say/ar-AAfcP2x?li=BBnbcA0#page=2

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