Equipping Professionals to be Effective Communicators
Equipping Professionals to be Effective Communicators
Equipping Professionals to be Effective Communicators
Equipping Professionals to be Effective Communicators

Communication Tip #84

Do you think of the opera (or a football game) as “Half over already?” or “Dear God, when will this ever end!?”

Words reinforce our positive attitudes or sabotage them.
Here are some negative phrases I have heard or read recently. How would you make them positive?

  • What I don’t do for you!
  • That’s no small request.
  • This isn’t an attempt to humiliate or intimidate you.
  • Isn’t that not cool?
  • He is no less committed than…
  • You are not wrong.
  • She doesn’t live far from here.
  • It’s not uncommon to talk this way.