Say This Four-Letter-Word At Work More Often
The word we should say more at work is “yeah.” New research shows its the most persuasive word for getting your ideas and suggestions accepted in a business meeting.
The explanation goes like this: adding “yeah” to a proposal makes the idea sound as if it were in line with previous thoughts by others — and that gives it a greater chance at being accepted. An example would be “yeah, the color black would be a great way to go.”
The second and third most successful words in the workplace are “give” and “start.” Read why here.