Words have great power. So they must be used with great responsibility. They can build up or tear down. Motivate or discourage.
The one greatest tip for success with your words? Think before you speak.
It’s repeated to the point of being a cliché, but really sit with the meaning and implications of that phrase to imagine it anew.
Easier said than done. Too often the heat of the moment unleashes a furious fire on your tongue that incinerates the room. Thinking before you speak requires emotional intelligence and self-control.