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How can I do mirroring online, similar to my mirroring in person?

Short Answer: Don't mirror body language, tone or facial expressions online. Only do it in person. In text messages, do keep your questions and answers to the same length as the other person. Long ...
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How can I carefully inquire if I would be welcome to join a group of colleagues at their regular social event?

I had once a similar situation, and wanted to tactfully test the waters. Once I heard of the event, I waited for a little over a week and a good opportunity at the coffee machine. I spotted that ...
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How can I carefully inquire if I would be welcome to join a group of colleagues at their regular social event?

Trying to insert yourself into an existing group can get awkward. For one thing, even if the person you ask might welcome you, they may not feel comfortable answering for the entire group. In such a ...
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How to tactfully respond to compliments when I don't feel I deserve them?

It's not always easy to accept compliments… I'm an amateur musician, and sometimes after a performance, people express their gratitude by telling me that I'm so talented, that I play/sing so well, and ...
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