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Timing of a request

Timing of a request

Timing of a request

  • Time Investment: 1-2 minutes
  • Date Published: 10/2005

Trainer Tip: Stating our observations, feelings and needs can still be heard as criticism if we don't follow it up right away with a specific, doable request. Ending your statement with a request for what you want can clarify the situation and reduce the chances that you'll be met with defensiveness. Read on for an example.

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