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Bergeson Column: Lost art of compliments

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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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