These words are killers of relationships, conversations, collaborations, trust and love.
They are egocentric and have nothing to do with another human being.
I overhead the word I so many times on the beach recently that I felt sorry for the other person suffering through this monologue.
I read recently of a new trend toward marrying yourself – sologamy.
It’s not legal and not binding but some people are so egocentric that they have no interest in a union with another person. Self-focus robs us of rich friendships.
Most of us feel great when we are part of a community.
When we forge relationships of all kinds with others.
That’s the word that unlocks relationships.
Let others use self-talk while you talk in terms of the other person’s interests.
What makes you empowered is never about self but always how you get others to talk about themselves.
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