Don’t say it if you don’t mean it

Yes, it is a pet peeve of mine. Please don’t say things you have no intention of following through on. Don’t tell me, “We need to get together for coffee and to catch up – I’ll get back to you with a date,” and then disappear for years. I know things happen that make it . . . → Read More: Don’t say it if you don’t mean it

Do what you say you are going to do

Please think before you speak: do not offer to do things you are not going to do. Even if your intentions are good, you probably know whether or not you are going to follow through. And even if you intend to follow through, if there is any doubt at all, please don’t say anything. You . . . → Read More: Do what you say you are going to do