What part does intention play in creating power with grace?
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Before you speak, think through the intention of what you are about to say.
This adds power to your words as your message in relevant and intentional.
Many times when I think about my intention before I speak, I end up not saying anything!
Be careful thinking and processing out loud as it can be confusing to your listener
and sometimes can violate trust.
(Unless your listener is a trusted advisor)
In the photo above I imagine both of these people have an intention of being right rather than learning the other’s point of view. When you begin here it almost always creates more reisitance.
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What tips do you have?
Four other keys:
Develop Power with Grace.
Asking thoughtful questions is one aspect.
The best questions foster understanding, spark innovation, diffuse negative conflict, and build influence –
Spiral Daily poses one question each work day.
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