way we say things can hurt your Leadership Image and the Lean Culture in
The Semantics is very necessary when we want to establish a good
communication and have the best results.
when you are talking to people you catch yourself starting your phrases
is likely you may want to keep reading this…
even if I don’t want you
had the privilege to learn from the philosophies of Larry Wilson, Earl
Nightingale, Napoleon Hill, and Dale Carnegie, they literally changed my
life for the better.
common teachings from these giants agree in the way you can really get
people supporting you. And this is by switching the terms listed above
you are in sales, you probably already know this first hand, but in many
other activities, the sense of “Power by Authority” causes the
communications to go wrong and the results go from poor to none.
all can build a very strong rapport with our team if we are careful to
utilize the semantics that will make them feel sincerely respected and
motivated to collaborate with us. Here I remember a phrase that I always
try to keep in mind: “Nobody likes to receive orders or commands but we
all are always eager to cooperate and help.”
is that fine line between Authority and Leadership that we have talked
about in some other articles in our websites and magazine articles. People are all
good, they all are willing to help, as long as they perceive that we
really recognize their contributions and share the joy of success with
are the most valuable asset of a leader.
did not want you to read this, but you did, why? Because we always
challenge the “I want you” or “I don’t want you.”
as Mr. Staples said… That was easy!