Robert Birming

Weighing words

I went to the hospital this week (nothing serious).

The doctor explained the various options. Regarding one of the options he rejected, he added:

I am a specialist in this area. Probably the most experienced person in the building.

There was not the slightest hint of bragging in the statement. No prestige, just a simple and true statement.

Very liberating!

How we say what we say is as important as what we say. We can sound like a salesman, an asshole, or a close friend - all depending on how we weigh our words.

Never take speaking lightly.