Simple Integrity: Best Single Step We Can Take #peopleskills #cx
by Kate Nasser | 4 Comments »
Simple Integrity: People Skills Influence
Simple integrity is the moment of truth in personal and professional relationships. Although integrity can seem complex, there is one basic step we can take to show simple integrity with others.
Simple Integrity: Which would you prefer?
Answer this question: When you feel wronged by someone what would you prefer to hear from them?
When we take ownership of how we’ve affected others, we affect others in a positive way. Our empathy with how they’re feeling now — minimizes the pain of what we did before. Neutrality would intensify their pain.
From my professional experience to your success,
Kate Nasser, The People Skills Coach™
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Taking ownership makes people feel their value…
That reminded me of my car service experience yesterday. I took a number to wait for my turn in the queue and I got delayed while no one was waiting! There was one rep who had no one to serve so I approached him asking why isn’t he helping me and he said that his quota was reached!
I was about to call the manager until his friend who was having another customer stood up and apologies for my delay and took ownership of my car!
A simple act of taking ownership and saying sorry dissolved my frustration instantly.
Oh Khalid, you said it so well …. “A simple act of ownership and saying sorry dissolved your frustration instantly. What an image and oh so true.
Thanks for your story. You always contribute so much w/ your examples.
I have only in the past stopped in and out so fast- I have to say, never in my online-life have I read something so incredibly brief that says so much, so clearly. Thank you. Taking ownership, being completely honest, not only in your own mind and heart- but out loud~ is such an incredibly freeing and healing (to both self and the other person) action. So courageous and honorable. Thank you for this.
Your comment means a great deal to me. When I wrote the post I was healing myself from a difficult situation. I didn’t want to vent on it. I simply wanted to voice the simple truth.
So very grateful that you captured not only the words I wrote but also the spirit of what I was feeling.
Your words “Taking ownership, being completely honest, not only in your own mind and heart- but out loud~ is such an incredibly freeing and healing” .. said it beautifully and completely.