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This podcast answers some of life's most challenging and awkward communication questions. We cover everything from diffusing a jerk to asking for a raise. We'll talk about how to start a conversation at a networking event, and what to do if your nose starts running in the middle of a presentation. You'll learn how to handle these situations with ease. These episodes are based on actual questions from my clients every day and come with practical tips you can start using immediately. I've kept these episodes short, so you get just what you need, when you need it, without having to listen through long, drawn-out interviews. Listen, whether you're talking at work, home, or just hanging out with your friends, there isn't an aspect of your life that isn't impacted by your communication, so why not be the absolute best you can be? 

Feb 24, 2022

How to Avoid Over Explaining Here are a few things you can do that will help. 

1.) Write down what you're going to say before you say it.

2.) Pause. Take a breath and ask yourself, "Does the person in front of me need to know this?" 

3.) Follow cues if a person looks confused, bored, or overwhelmed; stop. Ask a...

Feb 17, 2022

If you find yourself in email hell on a regular basis, you aren't alone. 

Email sucks away the life of many an employee.  On average, you're receiving about eighty emails a day, sending close to forty and it's sucking away about 28% of your work time.  (read more here).   You already know that email doesn't improve...

Feb 14, 2022

If you want to be a communication Rockstar you’ve got to start using this simple three-word phrase. "Tell me more."

When you ask someone to tell you more, about themselves, their idea, their opinion-it opens the door for a much richer and more productive conversation. Tell me more…is one of the quickest ways to...

Feb 14, 2022

Introducing yourself can be much easier and less painful if you follow these simple tips…

  1. Remind yourself that there’s no such thing as a perfect introduction.
  2. Second, keep your introduction simple. 
  3. Keep in mind when introducing yourself is that it’s an opportunity to further a conversation. 

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Feb 7, 2022

This podcast answers some of life’s most challenging and awkward communication questions everything from how to diffuse jerks, to asking for a raise, how to start a conversation at a networking event, and even what to do if your nose starts running in the middle of a presentation-you’ll learn how to handle...