ART OF COMPLIMENTS
EVERYONE loves receiving a compliment.
Yet, very few want to give one.
Complimenting people is a habit one must
cultivate. Compliments not only make the
receiver feel good, but also goes a long way in
making the relationship more friendly and
Get into the habit
of observing and detecting good qualities in
others and compliment if you find something
There is a line of
difference between flattery and genuine
compliments. Compliments should be sincere as
flattery can be seen through, showing the
flatterer in a poor light.
compliment just for the sake of it. When a
person compliments too often, the compliments
loses their value.
- When complimented,
accept the compliment gracefully. A simple
‘thank you’ with an expression
reflecting pleasure on the face is sufficient.
- Don’t feel
embarrassed or rebuff the compliment saying
"Oh! It's nothing" or "Sorry, I
could not do