Power Words that Activate the Brain

Words have power. The power to harm and the power to energize and inspire. Words hold even more weight when they come from a leader. 

Numerous studies reveal the impact words have on our thinking and behavior. If you want to be a leader who optimizes the brains of your followers, then click the below to watch the video and learn about the words you can use to bring out the best in others.

How are you using your words? Are they building trust, confidence, positive energy in others? 

Start adding power words into your communication and watch what it does. You have more influence than you even know. Every word matters!

Here are a few positive words to build into your communication…

Activator Words

Research Citations:

Bargh, John A., Mark Chen, and Lara Burrows. “Automaticity of Social Behavior: Direct Effects of Trait Construct and Stereotype Activation on Action.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 71, no. 2 (1996): 230-44. doi:10.1037/0022-3514.71.2.230. 

Drouvelis, Michalis, Robert Metcalfe, and Nattavudh Powdthavee. “Can Priming Cooperation Increase Public Good Contributions?” Theory and Decision 79, no. 3 (2015): 479-92. 

Brooks, Alison Wood. “Get Excited: Reappraising Pre-performance Anxiety as Excitement.” Academy of Management Proceedings 2013, no. 1 (2013): 10554. doi:10.5465/ambpp.2013.10554abstract.