Twenty Things We Should Say More Often (Part 3)

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Today we are going to talk about #19 on our list of things we should say more often.

Excuse Me

It seems like a no-brainer to say excuse me if you bump into someone or if you cut them off, but far too many of us don’t always say these two words.  “Excuse me” is an expression said when we have done something wrong to someone else.  We say “excuse me” as a way of acknowledging that we were in the wrong and we are now asking that person to excuse our transgression against them.  To not say “excuse me” is just plain rude.  You can understand this really well if you have had an experience where a person should have said “excuse me” to you and they did not say anything and just went on with their day.

Don’t be that person.  It is one of the biggest turn offs you could possibly give to another person.  People can be very forgiving if you will just say “excuse me,” but if you don’t, it can destroy your image in the eyes of that other person.

Be a person who cares about other people and their feelings.  Accidents do happen, but when you take the time to say “excuse me” and sincerely mean it, it will go a long way.

Our assignment this week is to say “excuse me” if we find ourselves in situations that warrant it.  I’m not saying to go create a scenario just so you can say it, but if that situation arises, be ready with a good “excuse me.”

About wmarsau

Most of the people who visit this blog already know me so it is kind of pointless to try to describe my life in this short little blurb. What is the purpose of this blog is the question. Over the course of this last year I have been exposed to some amazing people and have made personal development an important focus of my life. Being successful, not by the world's standards, but by God's has become my main focus. Mainly, I want to work to develop myself as a person who is kinder, reaches out to help those in need, and truly makes a difference in this world. To this end I am constantly reading and am exposed to so many differnet things along the way. These have been amazing and it is helping me grow so much. Then I started to think, "Why am I being so selfish?" You need to share with others these amazing things you are learning and being exposed to. That is where this blog comes into play. As I am reading and experiencing things that are truly amazing and life changing, I will be posting them on this blog. Obviously, I will not be able to post everything in it's entirity, but I will be summarizing them and letting you know the source of the article or book they come from so you can check them out later if you wish. I want this blog to be a place where you can go to often and be inspired and leave here with a smile on your face. I will be covering all kinds of different topics dealing with success and personal development. Topics like taking action, relationships, living to your potential, reinventing yourself, finances, leadership, presenting, goal setting, time management, etc. I will also be occasionally including topics on cooking, music, and gardening because they are special interests of mine. As a little disclaimer, I have given my life to the Lord and he is #1 in my life. I am his servant and everything I do in life is for his glory. With that being said, religion influences all areas of my life. There will be references to God in this blog because I can't seperate God from this or any other area of my life. I want you to know that if you do not believe in God, that is fine. That is your choice. This blog is open to anyone who wants to better their life. I will not be trying to influence or pressure anyone into having a relationship with the Lord from this site. Please don't feel uncomfortable. You can just read the portions of the blog that you wish to. I am inviting you to go on a journey with me. We will learn together to be the kind of people we were designed to be. Anyone can make a difference in this world, but it starts%
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