Artful Interrupting

Mastering the Game of Life

LifeSkills Academy Blog


Check back often to find interesting information and updates.

Artful Interrupting
Written By: Sandi MacCalla ~ 11/29/2021

BLOGPOST_ArtfulInterrupting11292021A.JPGWe’ve all been told from an early age that interrupting is rude. Then, watch a few programs on television or in movies and it turns out it’s a highly practiced means of communication. So where do we learn to do it with grace and respect?

So, is there ever a time to interrupt? YES! It’s super important that you DO interrupt when it’s appropriate:

  • When you have information that adds value.
  • BLOGPOST_ArtfulInterrupting11292021B.JPGWhen clarification is needed.
  • When you can share an opinion for others to consider.
  • When you have a suggestion/modification that adds improvement.
  • And, especially when danger is imminent.

More forthcoming on how-to-interrupt techniques, listening skills, what are:

  • Womanterruptions/Manterruptions
  • Bropropriating
  • Mansplaining, and more …


Etiquette For You is a valued source for one-on-one training, sharpening a team’s competitive edge and strengthening personal social skills. A free consultation is available to customize topics and solutions. Set an appointment to discuss your questions and design a program for yourself and/or your team:

All LifeSkills Academy educators are professionals in the business world, some with academic backgrounds, and all have proven success in the world of commerce.

Share this post!