Fonts are on our screens, on paper, on the products we buy, and on signs everywhere! When used effectively, fonts can significantly improve our communication. Patrick Griffin (“the font guy”) shares his advice about choosing the ideal font, considering the white space, and emojis! SHOWNOTES Contents 3 Key Learnings References & Links Andrea’s Commentary Interview […]
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What do our possessions say about us? Award-winning marketing professor Russell Belk talks about how our possessions (including our clothing, cars, people, collections, gifts, social media pages,…) become part of our identity –or our extended self. Professor Belk highlights the significance of the sharing economy and de-materialization, cultural differences, and our evolving identities in relation […]
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What’s your personal style? Carolyn Quinn, executive director of Toronto Fashion Week provides us with insights on fashion trends, environmental sustainability in the fashion industry, and tips on purchasing clothing and pulling together a great outfit! SHOWNOTES Contents 3 Key Learnings References & Links Andrea’s Commentary Interview Transcript Conclusion 3 Key Learnings Two main themes: […]
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Are you optimistic about our future with ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE? Avi Goldfarb (professor and author of “Prediction Machines”) shares a brief history of AI, various AI applications that are being used in the marketplace, and specific reasons why we should be optimistic about our future with AI. SHOWNOTES Contents Key Learnings References & Links Andrea’s Commentary […]
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Are you the bossy eldest? The troubled middle child? The baby of the family? Or an only child? Does your personality fit with your birth order stereotype? What about your kids? Listen as Dr. Andrea and her brother, musician and sound producer Brian Campbell, talk about birth order effects, how the stereotypes fit with their […]
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What a season of Talk About Talk! Tune-in and you will hear the best of the past 12 episodes, including key learnings, bloopers, things YOU told me, answers to a few Qs that you asked, and what I personally learned through this season. You can think of this as the final lecture of the class, […]
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Are you creative every day? Listen as Jenn, Daryl and Lori share the benefits of being creative, including experiencing happiness and flow, slowing down and being more mindful, being more open-minded, creating something you are proud of, and travel! Learn about creativity and how creativity is a catalyst to grow and to experience life. SHOWNOTES […]
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Are you a good storyteller? Listen as Harvard professor & author Jerry Zaltman shares his expertise on what makes for a great story, the power of metaphors, and how, in addition to reading, writing and talking (yes!) can also be powerful modes of discovery. SHOWNOTES Contents Key Learnings References & Links Andrea’s Commentary Interview Transcript […]
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What are you saying with the colours you wear? How do the colours on your walls affect you? Learn about how colours affect our moods and perceptions, our purchase decisions, and even our level of aggression. Listen as Dr. Andrea and the three experts she interviews (quilting store owner Daryl Aitken, decorator Jenn Purkis, and […]
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Are you actively managing your personal & professional brand? Can brand management frameworks help us manage our own careers? CEO & team performance expert Michael Boydell suggests we start with a blank sheet of paper. If it feels uncomfortable, we’re on the right track! Ask yourself: Where & with whom am I most joyful? What […]
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Are you a good coach? Elite Camps founder Stephanie Rudnick shares advice about ego, consistency, managing the ups-and-downs, and playing favourites. For parents, we learn about the ill-effects of helicopter parenting and how young athletes prefer to hear about our epic fails. Whether you’re a coach, a teacher, a manager and/or a parent, Stephanie has […]
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Are you social online? Do you run out of ideas for what to post? Whether you’re on social media to stay connected with friends, managing a social media marketing campaign, or maybe you are reluctant to participate, Andrew Jenkins provides valuable insights about how to navigate the world of online social media. SHOWNOTES Contents 3 […]
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Can you spot a fake review? Consumers provide online ratings and reviews to share their opinions and stories about brands. This can provide us with valuable information regarding our purchase decisions. Unfortunately not all reviews are credible. In this episode we learn from Homestars CEO Nancy Peterson about how to write and interpret product ratings […]
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We can learn a lot from the PR industry. For example: be very careful about your declarations. It is risky and oftentimes false to declare that something has never and could never happen. PR professionals do more than crisis management and issuing press releases! They also manage investor relations, internal corporate communications, speech writing, and […]
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“To have a 2nd language is to have a 2nd soul,” said Charlemagne. This week’s expert & polyglot Dr. Josep González highlights that each language serves as a window into a culture. With more windows comes more complexity and sophistication. You can become a more sophisticated thinker by mastering your language skills: avoid thinking in […]
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What is your body language saying – right now? We all know that others are constantly interpreting our signals. But did you know that our own bodies are also affecting what our brains are thinking? Yes, our brains listen to our own body language. In this episode, Dr. Andrea and executive coach Cynthia Barlow share […]
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WHY do people say what they say? Why do people rant about their contractor? Why do they take the time to write a restaurant review? Focusing on consumers’ word-of-mouth, Dr. Andrea shares her research and insights to help us understand the 4 main reasons why people talk. (Here’s a hint: It’s not just all about […]
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Did you know Margaret Thatcher took voice lessons to deepen her pitch before one of her elections? Yes, our voices are critical. In this TalkAboutTalk episode you will learn about the various vocal elements (rate, volume, pitch, etc) and hints about how to use them. You will learn about vocal fry, and importantly, why you should […]
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Welcome to TalkAboutTalk! Whether online or in real life, we are all communicating all the time – sometimes purposefully, but mostly not. Dr. Andrea invites you to join her as she learns from the experts about language, story-telling, social media, communicating with colour, using your voice, body language,… and more. TalkAboutTalk is for anyone who is […]