A question I commonly ask people is this:
‘Who is the most important person you’ll ever talk to?’
And the answer?
Think about it. Whose opinions and thoughts do you tend to listen to most? Whose advice do you ultimately act upon? In a nutshell: your own.
You see, the conversations we have with ourselves can have a profound effect upon us. These internal conversations or thoughts can determine whether or not we even take the opportunity to speak to others. Seriously, that’s how important and influential they are.
For instance, if your internal conversation goes something like this: ‘I hate giving presentations, I get so nervous’ ...