Things have gotten so bad I literally caught myself apologizing out loud to... a sandwich.
If you're anything like us, you say these two words way too often. Here's when an apology just isn't warranted.
My year away from the office showed me just how toxic these environments are to women.
It's not having its intended effect.
Sorry, not sorry.
A recent study illustrates this hard reality, finding that apologies from superiors at work aren't effective because we're
I was in my mid-twenties the first time someone called attention to the way I spoke in a professional setting. She was my supervisor, a few years older than I, and had already accomplished an impressive amount in her career.
It's a rough time.
Paul Ryan recently nailed it.
While I'm all for people expressing remorse when they're at fault, I'd become a compulsive apologizer. The habit stemmed from childhood, when I was trained to beg forgiveness for staining my apron while my brother could run wild.
"Is it too late now to play Sorry?"
We had two Democratic debates and one Republican debate last week. The GOP one was shocking -- because nobody said anything shocking! Yes, that's truly how far the Republicans have sunk -- to the Sherlockian level of the dog not snarling in the night being the big news.
If you start stating your opinions from apologizing, the chances of your opinion being taken into account are falling drastically. If you want to improve the quality of your life by being heard, feeling noticed and regarded, then pay attention to this one thing.
For wronged travelers, simply having a company admit to a problem is a good start. But gauging the sincerity of the apology is not always so easy.