Six Verbs That Make You Sound Weak
Guessing conveys a lack of surety. We use it to avoid lying or exaggerating, but it conveys our lack of knowledge.
Reframe that with '" expect" or "should" to convey confidence.
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When switching from being an employee to a freelancer, you should pay particular attention to the way you express yourself, the words you choose.
For instance, integrating words such a...
A very important step when starting to work as a freelancer is to actually call your business as what is: a ‘freelance business’.
These kind of words encourage your clients to perceive you as being trustworthy while giving you a better feeling of ownership.
Whenever we hear the ‘I need…’ words, we all tend to get a bit irritated by this way of being requested to provide something that always seems of the most utter importance.
On the other hand, there are expressions which could easily replace the ‘ I need…’ while giving the other person the impression that everything is under control.
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There are five categories of inner experiences:
Most of us are aware of the internal dialogue – rather than a monologue - where we talk to someone inside our head. Often, that other voice is another aspect of ourselves.
There are four kinds of inner voices: the faithful friend, the ambivalent parent, the proud rival, and the helpless child. We might adopt these different roles to help ourselves get through situations.