Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end. Scott Adams, creator of Dilbert
It’s important to let the people in your life know that you are listening to what they say and hearing what they mean.
Here are ten things people generally love to hear, or questions they like to be asked – IF they are genuine and from the heart.
—I was thinking about you
—What do you think?
—I’m curious about _______, tell me more.
—I’m proud of you!
—I miss you.
—I am praying for you.
—I really admire _________ about you.
—I saw this _________ and it reminded me of you.
—Last time we talked you said ________, how’s that going?
—Thanks for being a special friend to me.
Affirmation: I listen.
Coaching question: What will help you think less about what people are thinking about you and more about expressing what you think about others?