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

8. “You are the best Managing Director for me!” If all else fails, make him laugh at your silly joke.

“Oh wait, it is called the CEO now, right?” He’s tense, so make him chuckle a bit if that suits your style of encouragement. Just be careful not to be imprudent with your jokes—be respectful and sensitive to how they might be received.