Communication

Say what you need to say … (or not)

What keeps us from saying what we need to say? Is it fear of what others will think? Fear of retribution? Let’s face it, is it just plain old fear?

Join me for this talk about talking. What are some ideas for saying what needs to be said?

I mention John Mayer’s song “Say” in this video. Here are the lyrics:

Say
John Mayer

Take all of your wasted honor
Every little past frustration
Take all of your so-called problems,
Better put ’em in quotations

Say what you need to say (Repeat)

Walking like a one man army
Fighting with the shadows in your head
Living out the same old moment
Knowing you’d be better off instead,
If you could only

Say what you need to say (Repeat)

Have no fear for giving in
Have no fear for giving over
You’d better know that in the end
Its better to say too much
Then never say what you need to say again

Even if your hands are shaking
And your faith is broken
Even as the eyes are closing
Do it with a heart wide open

I also give an idea for THINKing before you speak. Before you say anything, ask yourself:

Is it …

True

Helpful

Inspiring

Necessary

Kind

There is a lot more to say … tune in and share your comments!

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