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Getting (More of) What You Want with Margaret A. Neale

10/29/2018
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Negotiation. Just the word causes a lot of us to tense up and gird our loins for battle. That reaction, it turns out, is at the heart of some of the greatest misconceptions about negotiating. In this week's episode, I talk with the woman who literally wrote the book on negotiating, one of the most popular professors at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business.

Duration:00:32:20

Stand & Deliver: Part 2

10/22/2018
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It's all an energy game, y'all. Audiences can feel your vibes the minute you walk on stage, or enter the room. In today's episode, I'll share my favorite pre-game rituals for making sure vibes are high.

Duration:00:25:07

Stand & Deliver: Part I

10/15/2018
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Ok, so you're talk is ready. Are you? In this week's episode, I'll give you my favorite tips and techniques for shining on stage ... it's such a big conversation, I had to break it up into two episodes!

Duration:00:23:11

Kavanaugh Reckoning

10/8/2018
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If the numbers are to be believed, one in four of us women has experienced sexual assault. This is my story.

Duration:00:13:15

The S.F.D.

9/24/2018
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This, my friends, is the third of a four part series on how to give a kick ass talk. Perfectionism is the great enemy of creativity. In this episode, I show you the life changing power of working with a "Shitty First Draft" (props to Anne Lamott) rather than a serious draft as you put together a talk.

Duration:00:22:14

Mapping the Journey

9/17/2018
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Great communicators know how to take an audience on a journey. In this episode, I'll show you how to map out a narrative that not only entertains your audience, but ensures that they'll remember what you've told them long after they've left the room.

Duration:00:25:33

The Goldfish Problem

9/10/2018
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We've talked a lot about authenticity, integrity and courage ... which are all vitally important for us as communicators. But all the authenticity, integrity and courage in the world won't help you with this one little problem: the Goldfish problem. In today's episode, you'll learn what the heck I'm talking about, and how to move past it.

Duration:00:21:28

The Life Brief with Bonnie Wan of Goodby Silverstein & Partners

9/4/2018
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Ever feel like you're living in a washing machine? Like every day is another spin on the hamster wheel of never ending assignments? Enter The Life Brief. Developed by Bonnie Wan, the Life Brief is a "tool for creative living and a practice of aligning who you are and what you believe with what you do." Creative living and alignment ... sounds a helluva lot more appealing than the hamster wheel/washing machine. Bonnie gives us the scoop on where the idea came from, and how it can bring sanity...

Duration:00:30:53

Is There a Better Way to Do "Failure?"

8/27/2018
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Mistakes happen. Screw ups happen. We know we're not perfect. And yet... when we realize we've screwed up, a holy host of bad behaviors show up. We blame. We sometimes lie to cover our tracks. We fall into a deep shame spiral. But what if there was another way? Today's episode explores the magical world of messing up, and how a mistake just might be a portal to a richer life.

Duration:00:17:59

The Imposter's Syndrome

8/20/2018
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The Imposter's Syndrome is a fancy descriptor for a decidedly UNfancy experience. It's that feeling of not being enough ... or "knowing" you don't belong somewhere ... and that if anyone really knew you, they'd fire you. Divorce you. Vote you off the island. In this episode, I'll show you how to cope with and dismantle your Imposter's Syndrome and get you back on track to being your most engaging, confident self.

Duration:00:18:24

Deep Listening: Part Two

8/13/2018
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Listening has a real PR problem... it sounds passive, and it sounds like something we already know how to do. But the truth is, deep listening is an art, a science... a super skill. And in this second part of two episodes, I'll show you why listening is anything but passive, and has the power to transform the way we communicate.

Duration:00:26:53

Tell the Truth...Memorably: An Interview with Dan Benaim

8/6/2018
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Have you ever wondered what it's like to be that speech writer that flies around the world with folks like Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton? Well, you're about to get the real scoop from former White House speechwriter/foreign policy advisor Dan Benaim. I loved Dan's take on the craft of speechwriting, and he offers some incredible tips and insights for anyone hoping to take complicated ideas, and express them in memorable, repeatable ways.

Duration:00:45:12

Deep Listening: Part One

7/30/2018
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Listening has a real PR problem... it sounds passive, and it sounds like something we already know how to do. But the truth is, deep listening is an art, a science... a super skill. And for the next two episodes, I'll show you why listening is anything but passive, and has the power to transform the way we communicate.

Duration:00:23:32

Emotions: The Data Men Miss

7/23/2018
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In his 2016 TEDxSantaClara talk, Dr. Adam Dorsay discusses a common blind spot for a lot of high functioning, successful men: Emotions. In this conversation, Bronwyn and Adam unpack this phenomena and explore how un-explored emotions negatively affect the way we communicate and the way we live.

Duration:00:35:09

The Curse of Perfectionism

7/16/2018
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If left unchecked, perfectionism can undo us as communicators. Episode 5 encourages the practice of replacing our drive to be *perfect* with the drive to truly *connect* with an audience. Communicating well means telling the truth of what you know as clearly as you can, in a way that helps people... it means connecting with the needs of an audience. In this episode, you will learn how to move out of the tyranny of perfectionism, and into the flow of connection.

Duration:00:16:59

Victim or Hero(ine)?

7/16/2018
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Episode 4 is about exploring the dangers of indulging in a victim narrative... even if you *are* a victim. Learn how to move out of a state of "poor me" and into a state of authentic, unflappable personal power.

Duration:00:20:09

The Scarcity Trap

7/16/2018
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A scarcity thought pattern has very real implications for how we communicate—we panic, we lose patience, we lose access to our own creativity. In Episode 3, we will talk about how to replace thoughts of scarcity with thoughts of abundance and sufficiency, while staying grounded in reality.

Duration:00:23:37

Us vs. Them: How Tribal Thinking Kills Connection

7/16/2018
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Episode 2 examines how the thought pattern of "us vs. them" kills our ability to connect with an audience (or another human being). In this episode, you will learn how to dismantle this pattern, and replace it with something infinitely more powerful.

Duration:00:21:19

"Just Be Yourself!" Worst Advice Ever?

7/16/2018
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Ever been offered this not-so-helpful piece of advice just before a big speech or job interview—"Just be yourself!" Which "self" are they talking about? We play many different roles during a given day, and we communicate differently based on the situation. What is it about authenticity that is so damn difficult when the pressure is on? In this episode, we talk about which "self" is the highest possible expression of You, and how to make sure that you've created the conditions for this self...

Duration:00:27:38

This is 20 Minutes with Bronwyn

7/11/2018
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In this trailer episode for 20 Minutes with Bronwyn we hear from Bronwyn about the vision of her podcast.

Duration:00:04:05