Little Happier: How Do You Write a Letter of Recommendation for Someone You Can’t Honestly Recommend?

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By Gretchen Rubin / The Onward Project. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

NOTE: This episode was recorded before the COVID-19 situation took hold. Given the rapidly changing situation, it may be jarring to hear me ignore it—and that’s why.

When he was asked to write an informational letter about a difficult boss, my friend found an elegant way to be helpful, truthful, and prudent.

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