Recently, writer and editor Jennifer King Lindley approached me for tips on avoiding apology pitfalls. Please check out her finished piece in the May issue of Real Simple Magazine, available in stores now. Here are the highlights: How to apologize (and seem like you mean it). It’s hard to say “I’m Sorry.” And it’s especially hard […]
Justin Timberlake has issued an apology for an insensitive video that his friend made without JT’s knowledge for his recent wedding. My favorite part of his statement is his grandfather’s advice. I’ll put that in bold below. Here’s the full statement: To my family, friends, and fans: The last time I wrote a letter like this, […]
Rush Limbaugh apologized Saturday to the Georgetown University law school student he called a “slut” and “prostitute” earlier in the week. The third-year law student had testified before Democrats in favor of President Obama‘s new rule requiring employers to offer health insurance plans that cover birth control. My rating of Limbaugh’s apology: 1 out of […]
Update: Joe Paterno died of cancer on Jan. 22, 2012. I specialize in handling offenses. To date, the Sandusky sexual abuse scandal in Pennsylvania has been long on offenses and short on apologies. Given the pending trial/s, I imagine the apologies will be held until any future sentencing hearing. In the meantime, here are my […]
Check out this new article about apologies from Gary Chapman’s recent live interview.
My co-author, Gary Chapman was quoted in this S.C. newspaper article. Good point!
I like this article very much- especially because she references my book with Gary Chapman, The Five Languages of Apology. 🙂