Use Your Words Wisely

Linda LaitalaAround The Table, Employees, Leadership, Management, QuotesLeave a Comment

You are a creature of excellence.

We are what we tell ourselves. If you wake up eager to squeeze opportunities out of a new day, you will find abundant opportunities. If you get up dreading the slow crawl through the unfriendly territory, your day will drag, and you will be your own self-fulfilling prophecy.

What we believe about ourselves creates our attitudes and our attitudes are reflected in our behaviors. When your day is spent bashing “them”, be it the economy, technology, politicians, or a dozen other negative things, you are deciding how your day will turn out.

The words you use are your choice of determinants: Talented or merely lucky? Perseverant or stubborn? Is this a simple setback or am I defeated? We control the words, and they control the result of our experiences.

This short video demonstrates how powerful words can be:

What words do you use today to describe yourself and those around you? What words will you use tomorrow?


The road is easier together,



Linda Laitala, President
Raven Performance Group


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