Bergeson Column: Lost art of compliments
It is human nature to love compliments, yet the art of giving compliments is in sad disrepair.
It is really simple: When somebody does a good job, the right thing to say is, "Good job!"
So often compliments get mucked up with qualifiers and barbs that negate the value of the praise.
For example: "That last pie you made wasn't so hot, but boy this one was top notch!"
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