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Choosing wisely your words can actually be the key to a successful negotiation.
For instance, the use of 'willing' in phrases such as 'are you willing to come for a meeting...
When writing emails or even in speaking, individuals, tend to use quite a lot the word 'just'; while it is a polite term, 'just' suggests also insecurity and the need to ask for permission.
Therefore, whenever you are try to show some authority, go for another word. It is safer.
While the two verbs are totally synonyms, their use has quite a different impact on people. Therefore, when you invite someone 'to talk', studies have shown that you are more prone to meet resistance than when you just propose them 'to speak'.
The first verb, it seems, is often associated with the idea of not paying enough attention to the other person's words.
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