A tip to help you get Unstuck

Get to the point

Getting right to the point conveys sincerity and interest in the other person. That’s why it’s a boldly effective way to alter bad chemistry. When we ask, “Is there something you want to tell me?” we make it clear that we want to improve things. And when we get a straightforward answer, the trick is to take in what’s being said without getting defensive. We don’t have to respond immediately; we can simply say, “I hear you.”