Of course, when disciplining an officer, kind words can help cushion the blow
. However, supervisors must carefully separate these instances; if not, employees will accept future praise with caution as they steel themselves for the anticipated criticism to follow.
And with no corporate parent, the studio can't easily cushion the blow
of a pricey B.O.
Jump!" hurling towards the ground, and it shall happen that the Newt shall hit first and cushion the blow
to little more than that of a missed step.
However, the changes are to be introduced with various caps and brakes to cushion the blow
for those that are paying more.
He added: "The dragons would cushion the blow
a bit if they were giving any negative feedback whereas Simon would say it to you straight away."
"The refusal to grasp the thistle of local tax makes it impossible to cushion the blow
of Tory cuts and that has a real human cost.
We can cushion the blow
to your bank balance with 42 fantastic money-saving deals on all you need to jazz up a jaded room.
Global beefed up its lineup by adding Denis Wolf, the hat-trick hero for the Philippine Azkals against Macau Tuesday night, and national players Demit-rius Omphroy and Matthew Uy to cushion the blow
of the departure of Angel Guirado.
Clr Barry Collins said the council was having to find pounds 1.6m to "cushion the blow
" in 2014/15 and added: "This has come from the Government but the council takes the blame.
A spokeswoman today said it plans to axe "less than 50 roles" at the firm, but hoped to cushion the blow
to staff by achieving the redundancies by voluntary means where possible.
The UK Government was able to cushion the blow
of recession through "unusually generous" increases in financial support, independent economic researcher the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) said.
Clubs relegated from the Premier League last summer picked up pounds 11.2 million to help cushion the blow
but that will increase thanks to bumper new overseas television deals.