The Importance of the Words We Choose - 7.1
When it comes to being a communicator, it's no surprise that the one thing we’re constantly working with is words. Of course, we’re constantly using words to craft our stories for various audiences; it’s basically our second nature. But what if in the midst of using our words day in and day out, we’ve accidentally developed some bad habits in the way we communicate with others?
Our guest today is Terre Short, the CEO of Short Group and the author of the book “The Words We Choose.” We’ll cover how important the words we choose are, as well as ways to shape our language to be the most effective, which can be as simple as removing one word from your vocabulary!
What You'll Learn:
03:25 - Inspiration behind the book
07:05 - The disadvantage of using limiting words
12:41 - Understanding your company values
19:34 - Using the right words to close the gap
25:15 - How to review your language to change the words you use
32:49 - Creating a feedback loop
37:14 - Communicating with fellow peers
39:54 - Allowing the time for ideas to sink in
You can find the transcript for this week's episode right here.
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