Empathize with a grieving employee — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
Empathize with a grieving employee by mentioning the positive effect the deceased person had on your staffer. When tennis star James Blake’s much-loved father passed away, the most meaningful words he heard from anyone were, “Your dad did such a good job raising you.” Consider adopting these words when the occasion arises.
—Adapted from Breaking Back, James Blake, Harper Collins.
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