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Old 15th October 2008, 09:26 AM   #1
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Exclamation The Power Of Words

In the business world and in real life, the words you use matter. Words are powerful. They can inspire confidence or they can have the exact opposite effect - create a lack of confidence. Let me give you an example, using the current presidential campaign.

And please, this isn't intended to start a political debate. That's not what this article is about. It's about the power of words. Nothing else. Click here to read the rest of this article.

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Old 17th October 2008, 10:25 AM   #2
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And then there is "Joe the Plumber"

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Old 17th October 2008, 11:32 AM   #3
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And then there is "Joe the Plumber"
What in the heck does that have to do with this topic?

This topic is about the power of words, not politics or desperate political stunts.

If you'd like to discuss the power of words, I'll gladly engage you.

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Old 17th October 2008, 01:49 PM   #4
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Default The Power of Words

Great article. You're right "Joe the Plumber" has nothing to do with it.

Words are so very strong. An employer who praises his employees will get so much more dedication and work from them, then one who doesn't - even for jobs at the same pay rate. Talent moves where it's appreciated. According to O.C. Tanner, an employee recognition company, 79 percent of those who quit their jobs cite lack of appreciation as the main reason.

It is a wonderful breath of fresh air when people use their words to do good, to be kind and to be appreciative.

Thank you bringing up the subject.

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What in the heck does that have to do with this topic?

This topic is about the power of words, not politics or desperate political stunts.

If you'd like to discuss the power of words, I'll gladly engage you.

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It has everything to do with the topic.

You and/or I would be hard put to find a word or group of words repeated with more frequency to this point since this past Wednesday evening than “Joe the Plumber”.

That makes it pretty powerful in my book. It does not matter so much how you or I individually perceive it, but most will recognize that it gets a lot of attention.

How much interest do you think that “Joe the Attorney” would get?

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Great article. You're right "Joe the Plumber" has nothing to do with it.

Words are so very strong. An employer who praises his employees will get so much more dedication and work from them, then one who doesn't.

It is a wonderful breath of fresh air when people use their words to do good, to be kind and to be appreciative.

Thank you bringing up the subject.
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It has everything to do with the topic.
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