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How to Be Direct With Your Co-Workers, Without Sounding Like a Jerk

by Editors on February 16, 2016

How to Be Direct With Your Co-Workers photoWhether it’s with someone else in the law department or a colleague who is part of your greater organization, you’re going to need to communicate effectively to get things done as an in-house lawyer.  Learn how you can be direct with your co-workers without coming off like a jerk:

“I grew up in one of those obnoxiously loud families who believes you need to say exactly what’s on your mind–without giving any thought to how it might make others feel…But, if you’re part of a workplace that has become accustomed to beating around the bush, being straightforward and frank likely isn’t viewed as such a positive thing. In fact, it can easily become synonymous with brash and aggressive.What if you want the best of both worlds? Is there a way that you can you get your point across honestly and efficiently, without causing your co-worker to burst into tears? Spoiler alert: There is.”

Read: How to Be Direct With Your Co-Workers, Without Sounding Like a Jerk | Inc.com

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