Language is a powerful tool. We often underestimate its might and we are careless about word choices. I recently assessed my own word choices and decided to make a conscious shift in vocabulary. I started here earlier this year by avoiding some of the more inflammatory tidbits I was prone to use in earlier blogging posts.
Last year Web Women Giving Circle Founder and Master Coach Joeann Fossland introduced me to the concept of The Law of Attraction. I read Michael Lozier's Law of Attraction book and started to work with the principle in many areas of my life. I recently saw The Secret movie and had another thought about how to apply LOA to our philanthropic blog. We have added the words Love, Hope, and Abundance to our Categories and we have chosen more positive words to describe the prospect of improving the human condition.
I'm watching the development of a new real estate lexicon by some of the mighty new web sites like Zillow. Zillow refers to REALTORS as "real estate service providers." That is a misuse of the English language. We need to work on that. We will! Stay tuned.