Accept compliments properlyAccept compliments properly
George M Kackos   

"Congratulations, you did an excellent job!" "Thanks for those kind words." "Nobody else can do it, but I know you can. You're a valuable asset!" How do you react when someone compliments you? Do you accept or reject it? Does it give you feelings of pride or humility? Do you become overly modest and have trouble believing that you're worth a kind word? Or do you get the "big head" and feel you're better than others because of a good deed you've done? Are you grateful for compliments? There are many ways to react to a compliment, but what is the right way? Let's examine some points to consider when receiving a compliment.

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Publication Date: May 13, 1985