Have you ever gotten a lacklustre apology? Have you ever GIVEN a lacklustre apology? It's OK, we all have. In fact, as you'll discover in this episode, almost every single apology given these days is quite unimpactful.
I dive into what a Powerful Apology is, how to distinguish it from a Regular Apology, and how to continue practicing it in your life.
It's been a wild time around the world, and I wanted to create an episode to speak directly to the issue of race that has been at the forefront of my mind.
I start off the episode by sharing a few learnings I have had over the last several weeks relating to issues of racism from the perspective of a white, heterosexual, non-disabled, neurotypical male. Then I will offer a new perspective for how we can tackle these issues from the lens of communication.
Allison and Sandy are the co-CEOs of InspireCorps and co-authors of the book Dare to Inspire: Sustain the Fire of Inspiration in Work and Life. With backgrounds in positive psychology, emotional intelligence, and positive organizational scholarship, they partner with companies to use inspiration to drive business innovation and growth. In this episode, we talk about what inspiration is, how to sustain it, how to avoid burnout, and much more.
Dr. Marcia Reynolds is an award-winning author and world-renowned expert on how leaders inspire change through conversations. She has spoken at conferences and taught workshops in 41 countries on leadership and transformational coaching. Global Gurus names her the #5 coach in the world. Her books include Wander Woman; Outsmart Your Brain; The Discomfort Zone; and her latest, Coach the Person, Not the Problem. In this episode, we talk about what makes a coaching conversation unique, the...
The title of this episode may seem dramatic, but I assure you it is entirely accurate. So much of our language is shrouded with cultural nuances, that we're not even aware of how we communicate in a way that is inauthentic and ineffective.
In this episode, I will show you exactly how Facebook (and other services like this) perpetuate our inauthentic communication and what you can do about it.
Robin is a best-selling author, professional speaker, trainer, facilitator, and retired FBI Special Agent and Chief of the Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program. Robin has taken his life's work of recruiting spies and broken down the art of leadership, communication, and relationship building into his newest book Sizing People Up: A Veteran FBI Agent's User Manual for Behavior Prediction. In this episode, we discuss the mechanisms behind building trust, what it takes to be...
David Burkus is a best-selling author, a sought after keynote speaker, and former business school professor. His newest book, Pick a Fight, argues that what a team is fighting for is a powerful and potent driver of performance and collaboration, but not just any fight will do. He’s delivered keynotes to the leaders of Fortune 500 companies, his TED talk has been viewed over 2 million times and his writings have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, USAToday,...
Grant Baldwin is a speaker, podcaster, author, entrepreneur. He is the creator of the popular podcast The Speaker Lab and the online course Booked and Paid to Speak, through which he has trained more than two thousand speakers. He is also the author of the book The Successful Speaker: Five Steps for Booking Gigs, Getting Paid, and Building Your Platform. In this episode, we discuss what makes a great public speaker, how to handle curveballs while speaking, what it takes to make it as a...
Michael Bungay Stanier is at the forefront of shaping how organizations around the world make being coach-like an essential leadership behavior and competency. His book The Coaching Habit is a best-selling coaching book with over 700,000 copies sold, and he is the author of his newest book The Advice Trap: Be Humble, Stay Curious & Change the Way You Lead Forever.
Christine Carter, Ph.D., is a sociologist and the author of The New Adolescence: Raising Happy and Successful Teens in an Age of Anxiety and Distraction (2020), The Sweet Spot: How to Accomplish More by Doing Less (2017) and Raising Happiness (2011). A senior fellow at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, Carter draws on the latest scientific research in psychology, sociology and neuroscience — and uses her own often hilarious real-world experiences — to give...