I want to give her that feedback BUT she’s scary when she’s angry
I know he’s unhappy BUT I really need this done
I want to meet my sales target BUT our competitors are cheaper
Or the classic, vanilla simplicity of an infuriating “Yes, BUT…..”
BUT means I don’t agree, I’m not listening, that’s not true. It means that’s not my problem, I don’t need to take that into account, I have no responsibility for that.
You may as well start with No. Or pop your fingers in your ears. Or live under your duvet.
As they say: “everything before the but is b***shit.”
But is a butt from a stubborn old goat. Let it wake you up.
Try EVEN IF. Or AND. Or just get off your but and make a choice based on what’s actually important to you.
I want to give her that feedback EVEN IF she’s scary when she’s angry
I know he’s unhappy AND I really need this done
I want to meet my sales target AND our competitors are cheaper. I CHOOSE TO…..
Here’s an idea: you know how people turn Sh….. into Sugar? If the Buh starts then finish with….INGO!
Develop a but intolerance and go but-free today.