As my mentor and best-selling leadership author John Maxwell reminds us, “It doesn’t take a lot more to be interesting. But it does take more.”
Using the same language shows that you are on autopilot and not concerned with earning your audience’s attention. In our never-ending quest to be more interesting writers, speakers and leaders, it’s time to release the grip of jejune words and phrases.
Perhaps by reducing our reliance on the following words and phrases, we can all be more interesting.