Quick Answer: How Do You Respond To Sorry Professionally?

How do you respond when a boss says sorry?

Keep it simple.

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@JaneS you should post that as an answer.

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If you have the right communication relationship for it, you could also try a half-joking response, something like “I’ll forgive you this time, because I know how busy you are.More items….

How do you respond to a professional apology email?

“I accept your apology,” or “Thank you for your apology” are appropriate formal responses for business dealings. If the apology comes from a friend or family member, you can be more informal in your response. Try, “I hear what you are saying,” “Thanks,” or “It’s okay.”

What to say instead of it’s fine?

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What to say instead of it’s OK?

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How do you accept someone sorry?

Accepting the Apology. Thank the person for the apology. Start by telling the person you appreciate their apology and their willingness to make amends. This could be a simple, “Thank you for apologizing” or “I appreciate your apology, thank you.”

Is saying no need to apologize rude?

It is not rude to say ‘no problem’ or ‘it is OK’ in response to someone apologizing for something that didn’t affect you much.

How do you professionally respond to an apology?

It would depend on whether or not you are accepting their apology. If they have apologized and you intend to make up with them, or accept their apology you might say something like this: “It was nice of you to take the time to write out the apology and I appreciate you caring enough to admit your were wrong.

What is the response to Sorry?

For something formal or written, you can say I accept your apology. A very common phrase, as @CookieMonster mentions, is It’s OK or It’s all right. Sometimes, people apologize out of politeness, just in case the other person might be offended. In such a situation, people often respond with No worries or No problem.

What to say when someone apologizes and it’s not OK?

“Thanks, I appreciate your apology.” I’m bad at accepting apologies without resorting to “It’s okay” too, but I find that “Thank you” tends to be the easiest for me to say and, whilst it doesn’t completely respond to “I’m sorry,” it gets the point across well enough. Thank you, I appreciate your apology.

How do you reject an apology?

If someone were to say “I’m sorry for….” or “I’m asking for your forgiveness about…” you could express gratitude by saying “Thank you for offering your apology and recognizing that this was hurtful to me. I appreciate that you’d like to be forgiven.” This is not the same as accepting an apology or offering forgiveness.

What is a good apology?

The Keys to Constructing an Effective Apology A clear “I’m sorry” statement. An expression of regret for what happened. An acknowledgment that social norms or expectations were violated. An empathy statement acknowledging the full impact of our actions on the other person. A request for forgiveness.

How do you respond to Sorry for delay?

Of course, if you’re close to the other person, a more casual and conversational tone is appropriate. Gottsman says a response like, “Oh gosh, I’m so sorry for taking so long to get back to you. Please forgive me!” is great for someone you’re close to, but maybe not for a professional email exchange with your boss.