He Didn’t Get His Promotion… 9 Perfect Statements to Cheer Him Up

4. “If you give up now, there will be no future.” Paint an alternative picture.

“If you quit now, your dreams will never come true.” It may sound cruel and harsh, but sometimes that’s what he needs to get fired up. Good medicine tastes bitter. On the other hand, be cautious about how “bitter” you make it. If it’s delivered in a heartless way, it may hurt or exasperate him.