Friday, February 10, 2012

One Comment

... can make a day or break it. It can foster relationships and just as quickly destroy them. One comment can be more memorable than years of good or bad deeds.

A casually made remark may possess far more power than a carefully prepared speech because of the suspicion that it reveals what the other conceals.

Those who do not have a well-operating filter need to find one. You do not want to be cruel, rude or insulting by accident.


Anonymous said...

Simple yet so wise. Having just discovered your blogs, it may save me from corporate self-sabotage. So Mr Wade, how does one thrive in a cauldron of "comments management"?

Michael Wade said...


That's good news.

As for thriving, I will make a shameless plug for my book: "All I Said Was: What Every Supervisor, Employee, and Team Should Know to Avoid Insults, Lawsuits, and the Six O'Clock News." There's an ad for it on the sidebar.


Bob said...

The filter always works best after two or three alcoholic beverages....