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A series of podcasts designed to teach people about communication tools that can be used to achieve a true mutual understanding among people they communicate with. These tools will reduce or eliminate miscommunication, misunderstandings, preventable arguments, and stress, as well as a whole litany of bad consequences related to ineffective communication.

A series of podcasts designed to teach people about communication tools that can be used to achieve a true mutual understanding among people they communicate with. These tools will reduce or eliminate miscommunication, misunderstandings, preventable arguments, and stress, as well as a whole litany of bad consequences related to ineffective communication.
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United States

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A series of podcasts designed to teach people about communication tools that can be used to achieve a true mutual understanding among people they communicate with. These tools will reduce or eliminate miscommunication, misunderstandings, preventable arguments, and stress, as well as a whole litany of bad consequences related to ineffective communication.

Language:

English

Contact:

206-973-6586


Episodes

Episode 13 - The 5 Whys, Non-Participants, and 50-50 Communication

12/3/2019
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Sign up for notification when new episodes are published by clicking on Contact and typing Notify Me in the subject line. Picking up from the cliff-hanger in Episode 12, we’ll talk about how you can best deal with someone who hasn’t yet learned these effective communication tools when you’re in an argument or discussion. We’ll also discuss the tool called The 5 Whys and how it gets to the root causes of issues. Last, we’ll talk about the concept that all effective communication is 50%...

Duration:00:27:31

Episode 12 - Continuous Improvement, Part 2

11/27/2019
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Sign up for notification when new episodes are published by clicking on Contact and typing Notify Me in the subject line. In Episode 12 you get a tip to help remember what the nine Core Values and Principles are. We learn to set our expectations about how fast you can implement all of this information relatively low. The material in Communicate Like This is complex and hard. Pace yourself. We also compare the material in this podcast to other sources, like Pete Carroll's Compete to Create...

Duration:00:21:29

Episode 11 - Continuous Improvement, Part 1

11/22/2019
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Sign up for notification when new episodes are published by clicking on Contact and typing Notify Me in the subject line. This episode begins the journey into the exploration of Core Values and Principles other than Effective Communication. We discuss the concept of Continuous Improvement, which is defined as all people strive to continually get better at their lives and their work. Using a couple of recent life events from me, we talk about how awareness is a big contributor to improving...

Duration:00:30:17

Episode 10 - The Brain and Filters, Part 2

11/11/2019
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Sign up for notification when new episodes are published by clicking on Contact and typing Notify Me in the subject line. This episode reinforces, in various ways, the importance of having an awareness of the process of communication while you're in the conversation. We talk about judgments and how and why they are formed. Maybe most importantly, we learn how to examine your judgments and have an open mind towards changing them. The tool of describing behaviors versus making accusations and...

Duration:00:30:45

Episode 9 - The Brain and Filters, Part 1

11/5/2019
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Sign up for notification when new episodes are published by clicking on Contact and typing Notify Me in the subject line. Learn how the "alien" inside your head affects communication. Learn how to develop an awareness of issues that may otherwise create miscommunication and arguments. Learn how a simple phrase can often stop arguments dead in their tracks.

Duration:00:25:05

Episode 8 - A Review of Episodes 1-7

10/29/2019
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Sign up for notification when new episodes are published by clicking on Contact and typing Notify Me in the subject line. This episode gets into the importance of the communication tool called awareness, as a follow up to Episode 6 - Awareness. This tool could be overlooked, but is foundational to being able to use the other tools. We also review the key learning points from the first seven episodes to help you remember the tools you've learned. Ross sent this link to an article on how to...

Duration:00:25:33

Episode 7 - Unspoken Assumptions Part 2

10/24/2019
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Sign up for notification when new episodes are published by clicking on Contact and typing Notify Me in the subject line. Unspoken assumptions are the silent assassins of Effective Communication. This episode discusses how to recognize unspoken assumptions that may be invalid, even while you're in the middle of a conversation (or argument), so you can figure out where the true disagreement lies. Then you can more easily resolve the argument.

Duration:00:26:05

Episode 6 - Awareness

10/18/2019
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Sign up for notification when new episodes are published by clicking on Contact and typing Notify Me in the subject line. Awareness is a communication tool that you can use to keep your mind engaged in the processes of communication even while you're in the middle of a conversation. Understand that effective communication takes much more than just the act of talking itself. It involves being aware of the need to consider the other person, their assumptions, your assumptions, and tools at...

Duration:00:25:17

Episode 5 - Extremes and Accommodation

10/10/2019
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Sign up for notification when new episodes are published by clicking on Contact and typing Notify Me in the subject line. In this episode, we discuss doing our best to avoid extreme words like "never," "always," "all," and "none." They tend to set up a discussion as an argument right out of the gate as others try to come up with examples where that isn't true. We also discuss replacing the word "should" with the phrase "what if . . ." Last, we talk about how accommodation can help prevent...

Duration:00:24:37

Episode 4 - Assumptions and Universality

10/8/2019
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Sign up for notification when new episodes are published by clicking on Contact and typing Notify Me in the subject line. This episode talks about how unspoken assumptions can have big, unintended impacts on the ability to effectively communicate, including some real life examples. It also gets into whether the Core Values and Principles presented in Episode 3 are truly universal in nature and apply to everyone everywhere. (Spoiler alert: they are.)

Duration:00:26:55

Episode 3 - Core Values and Principles

10/1/2019
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Sign up for notification when new episodes are published by clicking on Contact and typing Notify Me in the subject line. This episode is kind of the last of the foundational episodes that sets the context for all future episodes. In this one, we establish and define the key Core Values and Principles to which all of the upcoming communication tools are related.

Duration:00:27:46

Episode 2 - Context and Paraphrasing

9/26/2019
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Sign up for notification when new episodes are published by clicking on Contact and typing Notify Me in the subject line. This episode provides more context for why I started Communicate Like This, as a follow on to Episode 1. In addition, it also explains how paraphrasing is a five-star-rated communication tool to use to get to a true mutual understanding more quickly.

Duration:00:25:35

Episode 1 - Listen to This First

9/24/2019
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Sign up for notification when new episodes are published by clicking on Contact and typing Notify Me in the subject line. This episode sets the context for what Communicate Like This is all about. Setting the context before any interaction with people is an important tool in ultimately achieving a mutual understanding among all those involved in a given discussion. A main goal of this podcast is to teach people communication tools that will help them drive miscommunication,...

Duration:00:21:29