LPT: “Mirroring” is a simple but extremely powerful communication technique that helps the other party feel that they’ve truly been heard

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Don’t know if that counts as mirroring, but at work I developed the habit to explain something back to a person to get confirmation if I understood something correctly. Picked this up from my former boss who always went like “so you’re saying, that this and that, correct?”.


This works really well with sarcasm. Thanks for leaving the tv on last night. Now that electric bill is gonna be real small. /s I appreciate you thanking me for leaving the tv on last night. We can expect the electric bill will be somewhat lower than expected.


Great. I like that. Thanks.


Ah… thanks Andy!