Okay, no one wants to have awkward or tough conversations.
- No, I don’t want to come to your party.
- I can’t really afford to do that.
- I’m not including you in my plans this time.
- I think you are wrong.
- Your behavior is embarrassing / offensive / socially unacceptable
But if you are the type of person who uses fake emergencies, text messages about traffic, or artful disappearing acts to manage these situations, we’ve got an easier strategy for you, and one that will reduce the number of awkward encounters in your life:
Yes, it’s radical. Yes, it can be awkward. But today’s video has a few tips on making it easier to navigate these situations and stop them from ruining your relationships and your reputation.
Got an awkward social situation you want to share or a tip to manage these interactions better? Let’s discuss in the comments.
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