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Tips, techniques, and insights for more effective leadership communication. Learn to apply powerful communication strategies to coach, inspire, and resolve conflict situations as a leader.

Tips, techniques, and insights for more effective leadership communication. Learn to apply powerful communication strategies to coach, inspire, and resolve conflict situations as a leader.
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Tips, techniques, and insights for more effective leadership communication. Learn to apply powerful communication strategies to coach, inspire, and resolve conflict situations as a leader.

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English


Episodes

Try to Relate to Your Opponent

5/21/2019
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When you find yourself in a conflict situation, it is tempting to "go on the attack" to make your point. Winning the argument can take center stage in your mind. And, that approach rarely ends well for either person. In this episode, Guy will explore the idea of trying to relate to your opponent in an effort to find common ground and resolve the conflict rather than cause it to escalate. Additional Leadership Resources DISC AssessmentThe First 7 Things to Do When You Get Promoted

Duration:00:09:42

How to Empower by DISC Style with Carl Smith

5/14/2019
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This is the last of five episodes where I discuss the Four E's of Leadership (Engage, Encourage, Equip, and Empower) with my friend and colleague Carl Smith. Carl is a Master Trainer of the DISC model, and he brings a long history of training and coaching leaders to this conversation. In this episode, we explore how to Equip people based on their DISC communication style.

Duration:00:11:35

How to Equip by DISC Style with Carl Smith

5/7/2019
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Carl Smith, Master Trainer of the DISC model, returns to continue our conversation about the Four E's of Leadership (Engage, Encourage, Equip, and Empower). In this episode, we first explore the difference between Equippng and Empowering. Then, we discuss how to Equip people based on their DISC communication style. This conversation is the fourth of a series of five conversations. We explore the different ways you can equip with people depending on their DISC style.

Duration:00:12:50

Keep Learning and Searching with Carl Smith

4/30/2019
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My conversation with Carl continues in this episode. This is the third of five conversations we are having based on one part of our first conversation on this podcast. In this episode, we discuss what each of us is learning as we are recording this series of conversations. We discuss what we are hearing and learning from each other. I hope this episode encourages you to continue seeking and growing as a leader, and to keep learning and searching for better, deeper understanding of basic...

Duration:00:10:56

How to Engage by DISC Style with Carl Smith

4/23/2019
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Carl Smith, Master Trainer of the DISC model, returns for the second conversation triggered by the conversation Carl and I had the first time he visited. In this episode, we explore how to Engage people based on their DISC communication style. This conversation is the second of a series of five conversations. We will explore the different ways you can engage with people depending on their DISC style.

Duration:00:11:35

How to Encourage by DISC Style with Carl Smith

4/16/2019
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Carl Smith, Master Trainer of the DISC model, returns for a conversation about how to Encourage people based on their DISC communication style. This conversation is the first of a series of five conversations triggered by the conversation Carl and I had the first time he visited and shared his perspective on what it means to Talk Like a Leader. We will explore the different ways you can offer encouragement depending on the DISC style of the person receiving the message intended to encourage.

Duration:00:11:10

What It Means to Talk Like a Leader with Carl Smith

4/9/2019
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Carl Smith is a Master Trainer of the DISC Model of Human Behavior. He has helped leaders at all levels learn better, more effective communication skills for over 20 years. He teaches, trains, coaches, and develops training resources to enable people to become persuasive and influential communicators. He’s also my long-time friend, collaborator, and business partner. Join us as we discuss what it means to Talk Like a Leader.

Duration:00:12:58

The DISC Model of Human Behavior

4/2/2019
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A critical skill for learning to Talk Like a Leader is seeing a situation and framing your communication from the perspective of the other person. Tools that help you get outside your own perspective so that you can see things from another person’s perspective are a great aid both in developing and practicing this skill. The model we typically reference in this podcast is the DISC Model of Human Behavior. In this episode, we’ll discuss the basics of the DISC model and how you can use it to...

Duration:00:10:53

Question What You Know is True

3/26/2019
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It's incredibly tempting to run with what you know before you investigate and inquire. It's easy to fill in gaps in understanding with assumptions based on your past experiences, and it can be disastrous for communication effectiveness with your team. Apply this one idea about questioning what you "know" to be true, and you'll significantly improve your communications.

Duration:00:10:51

Six Questions for Collaborative Communication

3/19/2019
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Collaboration is a big part of team work and joint problem solving. Leading a team meeting, coaching a team member on their performance, setting goals with people, and resolving conflicts are all collaborative problem-solving conversations. Collaboration can be difficult – especially when emotions are high, time is short, or both. Fortunately, there is a pretty simple six-step pattern you can follow to reliably lead to collaborative solutions. In this episode, we’ll cover six questions you...

Duration:00:12:31

Three Ways to Irritate Others and How to Correct It

3/12/2019
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In your Leadership journey, you will inevitably have to speak with someone who is irritated or angry. While you can’t avoid the situation entirely, you can learn to minimize the risk that you will be the one to aggravate the situation. In this episode, we’ll cover three communication strategies that are almost guaranteed to irritate a calm person and fuel the fire for someone who is already upset. We’ll also talk about a powerful alternative for turning the situation around.

Duration:00:08:32

Emotions are the Barrier to Change

3/12/2019
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When you take a Leadership role, you enter the change game. Change is a constant for people who aspire to lead. If you want to get better and creating change, you’ll need to get better at communicating about the change and helping others to both embrace and engage in the change process. By understanding and addressing the emotions that stop change, you can learn how to Talk Like a Leader.

Duration:00:14:41

Data Tells and Stories Sell

3/12/2019
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Leaders rarely need to sell physical products or services to their teams, and that doesn’t mean they don’t sell. Instead of physical goods and services, Leaders sell ideas, concepts, commitment, motivation, and focus. Learning to Talk Like a Leader often means learning how to sell, and how you speak – what you speak about and how you say it – often makes the difference between getting buy-in and creating frustration. In this episode, you’ll learn a key concept for selling ideas that you can...

Duration:00:07:16