Forgive the bluntness of your relatives, Chinese New Year gatherings are meant to be as loud as the firecrackers after all. Boisterous aunties and high-spirited uncles love to know what is going on with your life, and they mean well. What's a personal question or two? This year, LinkedIn shares a few tips on how to cleverly maneuver around sensitive topics while keeping the exuberant mood alive.
“Why aren’t you doing as well as your cousin?”
Ouch. Well-meant or outright blunt?
Your move: Celebrate the successes of others but you also reinforce your aspirations and even ambitions.