By Jen Smith Career 54 power words to persuade anyone 12 Dec 2016 Have you ever heard the phrase, “choose your words carefully”? I guarantee you have. But, are you actually doing it? When you want to persuade anyone to do your bidding (or agree with you) it comes down to effective communication. Or, put more simply, the words you use. If you choose your words more effectively, you will discover more people are likely to say yes to you. So how do you improve your communication? Stop using wishy washy language and inject some of these 54 power words into your vocabulary: You (we all love to be spoken to directly) Save Free Now Because Instantly New Appreciate Increase Honest Hurry Limited Get Learn Discover Extremely Profitable Easy Quick Proven Worthwhile Imminently Uncomfortable Unreliable Deplorable Harmful Critical Accurate Certainly Guaranteed Investment Assured Empowered Improvement Amazing Tell me/us Suddenly Create Learn Discover Announcing Introducing Miracle Sensational Revolutionary Offer Wanted Compare Hurry Detriment Startling Consequently Today Ironclad The most effective words will make your recipient feel something strongly – be it curiosity, anger, urgency, fear, safety, happy, inspired or reassured, and get them taking action. The words above are also firm, direct and clear. There’s no mistaking their meaning – this is powerful too because clarity creates action. Its up to you to choose the words that will empower your communication most effectively, but this list should get you started. Are there any words you believe we’ve missed? Leave them in the comments below. Jen Smith coaches entrepreneurs in social media.