Four Questions To Ask Yourself Before Opening Your Mouth

I thought the following was a great reminder on our speech and the power of silence- especially as those engaging in conflict resolution.



by SHANE PARRISH on NOVEMBER 20, 2013 From
A friend passed along a copy of Yoga Wisdom at Work.
The book is a quick read. I took enough away from it to feel like it was time well spent.

One of the best parts of the book for me was on authentic conversations and the right speech.

Here are four questions to consider each time you speak.

1. Is it true?
2. Is it necessary?
3. Is it kind?
4. Does it improve upon the silence?These can be incorporated into the acronym THINK: True, Helpful, Improves upon the silence, Necessary, and Kind.

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