Everyone communicates and occasionally misspeaks. But the best leaders, the greatest bosses, and the entrepreneurs we admire the most are the ones who take great care with their communication. Here are some common communication mistakes we are all guilty of and it would be best to avoid: One-size-fits-all communication .
If you've ever witnessed someone make a mistake and then give excuses about why it wasn't his or her fault, you know how pathetic this behavior is. On the flip side, isn't it refreshing when a person owns up to failure?
The gist: Humor is a great psychological tool to get and keeping people on your side. Use it wisely, and use it often-especially when you screw up. Everyone makes mistakes. But what makes one mistake forgivable and another not? You've probably seen plenty of instances where big mistakes were ignored.