How we talk to ourselves dictates how we show up and interact with others. So, when we spiral and indulge in negative self-talk, we block our growth, creativity and, ultimately, greater levels of success.
How to be heard and create better conversations
If I say someone will “never” listen to you, you may bristle at that as you recall all the clients who do listen to you. In fact, there may be a thing or two you’d like to set straight with me. One of these is that it’s impossible that clients never listen to you, or you wouldn’t be in business.
What you’re having is a normal reaction to the word “never,” which is what’s known as an absolute word, and it’s a conversation stopper.