Intentional Optimists - Unconventional Leaders

37: Why Our Words Matter

May 10, 2021 Andrea Johnson
Intentional Optimists - Unconventional Leaders
37: Why Our Words Matter
Show Notes

Today we’re talking about how the words we use matter, and make up ⅓ of the Intentional Optimism Tenet of Wisdom.  

Intentional Optimism - Your Vehicle for Personal Growth:

  1. Optimistic = The hull, the vehicle that gets you from island A to island B.
  2. Present = The centerboard - keeps you upright, focused, centered.
  3. Energetic = The sail - captures & harnesses the wind, propelling you forward.
  4. Courageous = The rigging - holds everything together in proper tension, resilience. 
  5. Wise = The rudder - keeps you on track, heading in the right direction.
  6. Intentional = Setting everything up to properly capture the wind.

Topics discussed in this episode: 

  • Wisdom
    • Understanding
    • Words
    • Respect
  • Words
    • Careful
    • Worth Listening To
    • Encouraging

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