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How to Get More Compliments

August 15, 2011

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When someone gives you a compliment, are you content to bask in the glow of just one, or do you have a strategy for getting more?  Receiving compliments makes us feel good and plays a crucial role in how we feel about ourselves.  If receiving compliments is so beneficial, shouldn’t we strategize how to get our daily dose […]

The Backhanded Compliment Explained

April 15, 2011

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You’re a great person. Your mom likes you.  I like you.  Everybody likes you. Or do they? Is it possible people are secretly insulting you, but you always miss it because you’re unfamiliar with the art of the backhanded compliment? The backhanded compliment is so effective because it starts with a positive first half that […]