26. Let the other person save face. In some Eastern cultures yes, but not in all. Most need to learn to bounce back, not hide. Don’t do people a disservice because it makes you feel better.
27. Praise the slightest and every improvement. Be "lavish in your praise." Don’t. That’s how you get Generation Y-like the- world-revolves-around-me attitudes. Don’t ever manage like Jim Bowen**
28. Give the other person a fine reputation to live up to. Who do you think you are, Machiavelli? You’ll also alienate everyone else. Better to set an example personally. Make them want to emulate you.