Hi, Angry Student, Calm Down!

angry-student-shutterstock

Telling an angry or upset person to keep calm has worked approximately zero percent of the time.

A line that actually works for me is, “I need you to speak clearly long enough to let me know what’s going on.”  It’s amazing how many people are willing to let go of their rage if they think someone is actually going to listen to them….

Sometimes the rage comes back. Sometimes not.
At least I have information to work with.

keep_calm_and____

Have a visual pun to deflate your rage, oh student.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s