Ask Annie

Want a higher paycheck? Say you're sorry

October 16, 2007: 10:49 AM ET

People earning over $100,000 a year are almost twice as likely to apologize after an argument or mistake as those earning $25,000 or less, Fortune's Anne Fisher reports in her Oct. 17 Ask Annie column. What do you think? Has a well-timed apology at work (or the lack of one) ever had an impact on your career - or changed your opinion of a boss?

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