The “I’s” Don’t Have It
In his book, Grounded: How Leaders Stay Rooted in an Uncertain World, Bob Rosen quotes from a book written by Bill George, Peter Sims, and David Gergen called True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership.
People who use more “I” words (I, me, mine) in daily conversation have a higher risk of dying from heart disease. Such language is a better predictor of mortality than blood pressure or cholesterol.
Thoughts Joe and Wanda?
Joe Kerr: I gotta die of something!
Wanda B. Goode: Sounds like good news to me. If we remember that “it’s not all about us” we’ll be good leaders and we may live longer.
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