Practical Displays of Gentleness –

Ways to Actively Become A More Gentle Person While Working in Corporate America

  1. Put the other person(s) communication style first
  2. Know your coworker’s personality type – Myers Brigg or some other personality test to help you know how to communicate
  3. Match the person’s position. Don’t hover over others or crouch below. If he or she is standing, stand. If seated, sit.
  4. Have a gentle demeanor even when the other person doesn’t
  5. Speak softly unless being loud is warranted

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