Being able to apologize sincerely, without getting defensive or huffy, is a sign of maturity and strength. It shows that you're not too big or important to be vulnerable, too.
I was speechless. It was the first time anyone had ever made me aware of my "sorry habit." So what was the first word out of my mouth in reply
"Sorry Rachel, could I just interrupt briefly?" "Right, yes, sorry Aaron. Go ahead." "Sorry, I just thought we were working towards a March completion on this project? Sorry if I've got that wrong." Sound familiar? Saying "sorry" when we don't really need to can be a difficult habit to break. Perhaps you don't even notice […]