The previous installments of this series looked at various aspects of the power of the words we use on a daily basis. Part 1 looked at our ability to choose our words, while Part 2 addressed how those choices are driven by what we think about.
I don’t know about you, but many times I find that I fully engage my mouth before I engage my brain – which usually results in the engagement of my foot being firmly placed in my mouth.
To help minimize that unpleasant experience, here’s an acronym that I heard a speaker share about THINKing before speaking. It simply requires the speaker to first ask themself if what they’re about to say to an individual or group is:
I “think” we could each have a positive impact on our respective corners of the world if more of us used this simple reminder, to THINK before we speak. What do you ”think” about that?