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How and why to accept compliments

Those of us who make an effort to kill our egos and exhibit humility struggle with how to handle compliments.

It’s tempting to be humble and turn a compliment down, but this simultaneously shuns their words (insulting you) and tells them they are wrong (insulting them).  This is an inconsiderate conversation killer.

Here’s a simple response to replace “Naaaaah” or “I disagree” that allows you to remain humble, validate their words, and express gratitude:

“Thank you.  That’s very kind of you.” (Simple, right?)

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