Thought for the day April 07, 2017

Last Update: April 07, 2017

When you think about conflict, 10% of it is due to difference of opinion and 90% is due to delivery and tone of voice. Remember there is a huge amount of Freedom that comes to you when you take nothing personally. Think before you speak today.

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ldelgarias Premium
So true! The freedom when one does not take things personally is so liberating. Thanks for sharing!
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griffmike19 Premium
Great advice. I sometimes have a problem in that arena.
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emergent Premium
oh so true. thank you
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RDunkinson Premium
So true. And once the words are out you cannot take them back.

Ruth
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loriC1 Premium
Even though I'm a day late, I will practice this piece of advice. Thanks again for sharing.
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adreyna Premium
Great advice - always good to "think before speaking!" Thank you for sharing.
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jtaienao Premium
Choosing our words wisely and how we convey them can surely reduce conflicting backlash. Thanks Peter.
Jerome
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drjec Premium
Great message.
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Pernilla Premium
Very wise words.
Think twice - prevents many misunderstandings.

Thanks for your thoughts, Peter!
:-)
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VRosendahl Premium
And if you ask some questions, sometimes you find out there's some baggage from the past or lots of emotion behind someone's point of view. Kindness prevails every time.
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MKearns Premium
Yes. You catch more flies with honey than vinegar Peter!
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TTedesco1 Premium
Words can hurt just as much as as what we don't say or act upon. So step back and reflect and resist the impulse to possibly make a total "fool" of yourself. Talk to people as you would talk to yourself. Also take it from where it comes from; before you "react"...
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leighnih Premium
Yes I sometimes struggle with this!
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kasage00 Premium
Thanks for sharing!
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RWanat Premium
Great words try reading my blog power in the tongue or pen thanks Peter
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cizamazula Premium
True, Thanks Peter!
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BobbyCorno Premium
Excellent advice, thanks! Best wishes for your continued success!
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Ivine Premium
Hi Peter, very profound words. Irv.
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DebbieRose Premium
Yes...it's not what you say, it's how you say it.
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MVP1990 Premium
Thank you for sharing! This is very true and I completely agree with you!
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AGOgden Premium
...so very true...
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Afro Gringo Premium
Too true thanks
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drcmaint Premium
Thanks.
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bigrog44 Premium
Thanks for sharing, Peter.
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RoyMolyneux Premium
Thank you Peter.
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Leonmbarnes Premium
Great thought just before I'm going to a meeting. Thanks for the reminder Peter.

Leon B.
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DerekSmith Premium
There's a coincidence - I wrote a post on exactly this topic recently (here's the link in case you're interested: https://business-english-success.com/fun-intonation-examples).
The post is more about intonation and not conflict, per se.
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PSheridan Premium
Very interesting article awesome
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