Vocabulary Cons: 5 Words You DON’T Want To Use With Potential Partners
In order to grow your online business, you’ll certainly have to develop business partnerships. No one ever became ultra successful by working hidden in a cave. However, when talking to potential business partners, you have to be very careful about the words you are using, as some of them could have dramatic consequences on a potential partnership.
- Maybe: Using this word on a regular basis will have highly negative consequences on your image. You’ll appear as an uncertain person. Think about it for a second: would you want to partner with someone who is not confident in their own abilities?
- Later: This word will have the same consequences as the word “maybe”. You will appear as an uncertain person with a passive attitude. You certainly do not want to be the guy who is afraid to take action. Have confidence in yourself and people will have confidence in you.
- Average: Who wants to work with an average company which produces average results? “Good enough” is not what people are looking for when they are considering a potential partner. People want the best!
- Excuse: “We made this mistake in the past, but we have that as an excuse” is a sentence you should never use when dealing with potential business partners. You fucked up a situation, then you should take full responsibility, there is no excuse. Show that you are a man.
- Cheap: this word is a double-edge sword. While you may have the impression that you are doing yourself a favor by providing a cheap (as in not expensive) service to your partner, he may understand it as if you are trying to sell him a low quality service. Be very careful.
If you are able to avoid these 5 words you are most likely to leave a positive impression in your partner’s mind.