Where Will Flattery Get You?
Have you ever complimented someone, but gave the compliment for your benefit instead of theirs? If the answer is yes, and for most it is, then you have flattered someone. By definition, flattery is insincere praise intended to get you something you want. Mostly, it is a compliment given not for the benefit of the receiver, but for the selfish gain of the giver. So, where will flattery get you in the long run? And what is the alternative to flattery?
Posted on 6/15/18