We’ve all had someone say something that hurt our feelings and we have probably done the same to others.
We have all encountered people acting out inappropriately, either in a personal or professional setting, and some of those individuals never apologized.
Or maybe they said they were sorry but you could tell they really didn’t mean it or their apology was filled with explanations that offered excuses for their behavior.
We are all human and we all make mistakes. Apologizing when we hurt someone else intentionally or unintentionally is a vital skill.
Apologizing is hard. Admitting we were wrong is hard. Taking responsibility for hurting someone else is hard. Being vulnerable is hard.
But it is also a powerful reconnector.Read more →