Being straightforward has both advantages and disadvantages. On the one hand, being direct and honest with other people can be a good thing, especially if you want to get along with your friends and colleagues. But sometimes this kind of ’straightforwardness’ can get you into trouble as you may unitentionally ’rub people the wrong way’.
If you are the kind of person who likes to tell the truth no matter how awful it is, I am sure you have pissed off a few people over the years. However, you don’t have to feel bad about being straightforward and being honest. Instead work on it, and use it to your advantage to help make people happy and learn how to get what you want!
Check out this video from BuzzFeed that discusses the perks of being straightforward and find out how you can make it work to your benefit.
Do you think being straightforward is a good or a bad thing? Have your say in the comments section below…