"Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say Without Being Mean When You Say It" ~ Meryl Runion Rose                                ShoppingCart Plum NB 50

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Immediacy is the name of the game these days. So what do you say when someone wants immediate attention and you can't give it? The knee jerk response is to say "I can't do that." But instead of negating and declining, talk about what you CAN do. Say,

  • powerphrase_icon2I can get you on the calendar right now. 

I got this one from an admin who would tell people who wanted to talk with their execs right away. 

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