"Don't run with scissors, Bobby. Stop. . BOBBY. . .DON'T RUN WITH THE G_______D SCISSORS!"
"You shouldn't swim for thirty minutes after you eat or you'll sink like a rock."
"Stop making that face or your eyes will stick like that."
"Do you have to use such big ____ing words all the time? Sweet Jesus, I have no ____ing idea what you're saying."
Because turnabout is fair play, here's a little aphorism for you to noodle on. It's a good one for members of the product management tribe who are struggling with how to lead without authority:
Leadership requires the giving and taking of control in equal measure.
(Corollary: Especially when one wishes to lead leaders)
(Variation: Replace "Leadership" with "Teaching" if you're having a hard time wrapping your head around the concept)