for a strong, fast pick-me-up
I don’t know about you…
Personally, it makes me cringe.
When I hear I DON’T KNOW ABOUT YOU – what I hear is:
I don’t CARE about you.
I haven’t cared enough to find out about you.
I don’t know (about you)
When I help business people prepare for their important presentations – I keep an ear out for such annoying expressions and suggest “alternatives: such as:
What about you? OR How about you? How do you feel when…
We all have annoying expressions we use as “place holders” in speeches or conversations.
The best way to be aware of your place-holder expressions is to:
1. record/video yourself and listen/look back at your speech or presentation.
2. replace the potentially annoying expression with an alternative wording
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