Phrases for Entrepreneurs to Avoid


TOP 10

When I…
Uh huh.

If I can do X, then Y will result…
Big if.

It should…
Yeah, it should, but will it?

I could…
Yes, but will you?

If I could just…
Nah, it’s not that easy.

Done deal…
No deal is done until the client’s check has cleared and your services have been provided.

We’re very close…
Close to what? Reality?

If only…
If only pigs flew.

If you’d just support me…
Support yourself.

No one understands what I’m trying to do…
Very likely, but that means you’re truly an entrepreneur. If they did understand, why would they need you?

Source: CoachVille Knowledge Base, www.topten.org .

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