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Use language that shows your leadership, says Sarah Myers McGinty, author of Power Talk (Warner Books, 2001). Example: A hiking group accepted an individual’s self-declared leadership. What she said: “Remember to pace yourselves for the whole day,” “You need to be drinking water every mile” and “We can’t take that route and be back by sunset.”
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