So You're Wrong: How to Admit It with Grace and Humility ...


It’s hard to admit you’re wrong. So many of us either let something hang than admit it. Others will argue the hind leg off a donkey to insist they are right even though they know they are wrong. And some will try and admit they’re wrong but qualify their error with a “but…” trying to cancel out the mistake by deflecting the issue. It’s a sign of confidence and class when you can admit you’re wrong and do it with grace and humility. Here’s how:

1. Learn from Your Mistake

Nobody, and I mean nobody, likes to be on the losing side of an argument, whether it’s between friends, family, or strangers. Not only must you learn how to admit you’re wrong, but you need to learn from your mistakes to try and make sure you don’t have to be in that position again. It’s awkward for you and for your company, but think about how you contributed to the argument and resolve not to do it again.

Show Some Humility
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