Words to Avoid

There are certain words we hear in conversation that can instantly set us off. They’re the kind of words that our brains hear as attacks and thus prompt us to react defensively (and sometimes even aggressively). In a recent study, we discovered a whole slew of...

The 8 Key Elements of Highly Effective Speech

The 8 Key Elements of Highly Effective Speech…and why your words barely matter! Published on July 10, 2012 by Mark Waldman and Andrew Newberg, M.D. in Words Can Change Your Brain   I’d like you to take a moment to experience the following sentence, taken from a...