Give people something to ‘consider’

If you think you have the answer on how others should act, what they should say or do, or how they should conduct their business, I suggest presenting it as a consideration.

A consideration is much more palatable than a directive. It’s softer, seemingly helpful and can actually put what you’re suggesting into the considered set.

I saw a post today telling readers to use this time to build relationships, not revenue. That’s a lot of directing that would be appreciated more as a suggestion, or something to simply ‘consider.’

We know people are losing jobs, income and loved ones. There’s a lot of loss happening right now, during a time no one has ever experienced. Relationships over revenue may not be a directive many can begin to afford right now.

Consider that.

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