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[Honestly] 'Does this make me look fat?'

“Tact: the ability to describe others as they see themselves.” ― Abraham Lincoln Tact is my ability to step on your toes without messing up the shine on your shoes! “Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.” ― Benjamin Franklin

How to Communicate Tactfully

by Michael Corthell We've all had to do it―had to tell someone painful or sensitive information at some point in our lives―perhaps some constructive criticism, and knowing that truthfulness is all important, it can be difficult for us to do. What is the best way to give someone 'the news' with honesty? We learn to do it with tact . ''Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip.'' ― Winston S. Churchill When you learn to communicate tactfully, you will strengthen your reputation and build your credibility . Being honest and tactful allows you to keep relationships and build new ones. Your tactful approach shows character, integrity, and maturity. It shows that you are a professional. Tact will also demonstrate that you are well mannered. Communicating with grace and consideration will make you a stand out. You will then get noticed for the right reasons and this can mean more opport