Updated: Dec 5, 2019
Series: "Who Are the Heroes?"
Fill in the blank: A Picture is Worth a Thousand __________.
Even though pictures pack a powerful punch…in the PR business they talk about "optics"…words can be equally powerful. While there are moments when you don't need to say anything because the picture; the visual speaks for itself; words also are heavy with meaning. We have all experienced the power of a positive word spoken to us at the right time. We have also experienced the power of a negative word spoken to us at a time when we were most vulnerable.
For some of us, when we were younger, somebody ridiculed us. Somebody called us names. And we believed it and we held on to it and we shouldn’t have.
For some of us, when we were younger, grandma told us how talented we were and what a great singing voice we had. And we believed it and we held on to it and we shouldn’t have.
Words have meaning. Words have power.