0 All companies need to stay fresh The devil is in the details The above phrase is widely attributed to German-born architect, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886–1969). It’s an odd phrase, in any case. Really, the angel is in the details, right? Details are what make most things great. Consider the art of communication. […]
The idea of course, is that it’s okay to interrupt as long as you apologize first.
You might say, for example, “Excuse me. I’m sorry to interrupt, but if I wanted to quickly say ‘hello.'”
One must also practice good judgment when it comes to deciding to stay in the conversation or move along quickly.
It helps to have a feel for the type of conversation you are interrupting. If it’s a private confab, you should move along quickly or perhaps wait for a better time to insert yourself into the situation.