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A podcast about how to improve communication skills, hosted by Professor of Communication at the University of Waterloo Robert Danisch.

A podcast about how to improve communication skills, hosted by Professor of Communication at the University of Waterloo Robert Danisch.
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Location:

Toronto, ON

Description:

A podcast about how to improve communication skills, hosted by Professor of Communication at the University of Waterloo Robert Danisch.

Twitter:

@rdanisch

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 043

4/11/2018
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In Episode 043 of Now We're Talking, we discuss leadership and the importance of storytelling and value claims.

Duration:00:14:26

Episode 042

4/4/2018
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In Episode 042, we discuss charisma as a product of communication practices and how anyone can develop charisma by mastering communication.

Duration:00:15:24

Episode 041

4/4/2018
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In Episode 041 of Now We're Talking, we discuss compliance triggers and how the six main compliance triggers produce effects on audiences.

Duration:00:13:55

Episode 040

3/21/2018
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In Episode 040 of Now We're Talking we discuss the ways in which background assumptions influence the communication process and cause conflict. We also discuss techniques for managing or responding to others' assumptions.

Duration:00:17:55

Episode 038

3/7/2018
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In Episode 038 of Now We're Talking, we cover the importance of storytelling in public speaking: how to structure stories and why they work so well.

Duration:00:12:01

Episode 037

3/1/2018
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In Episode 037 of Now We're Talking, we review some of the basic fallacies used in public speaking and why would ought to avoid fallacious reasoning.

Duration:00:16:59

Episode 036

2/23/2018
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In Episode 036 of Now We're Talking, we review the five basic principles of public speaking.

Duration:00:15:34

Episode 035

1/25/2018
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In Episode 035 of Now We're Talking we discuss the virtues of choosing more concrete words over abstract words.

Duration:00:18:15

Episode 034

1/25/2018
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In Episode 034 of Now We're Talking we discuss the importance of word choice in writing and how to choose words well.

Duration:00:13:35

Episode 033

1/24/2018
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In Episode 033 of New We're Talking we discuss the importance of tone, rhythm, and emphasis in your writing.

Duration:00:15:21

Episode 032

1/24/2018
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In Episode 032 of Now We're Talking, we discuss the importance of planting objections in your writing and how including potential counter claims can make your writing more persuasive.

Duration:00:15:13

Episode 031

11/29/2017
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In Episode 031 of Now We're Talking, we discuss related self-disclosure in small group settings, and how self-disclosure can build trust.

Duration:00:14:27

Episode 030

11/22/2017
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In Episode 030 of Now We're Talking we discuss ineffective small group communication practices, and how the desire for individuation can undermine cooperation.

Duration:00:17:02

Episode 029

11/17/2017
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In Episode 029 of Now We're Talking, we review some key features of facilitation. Knowing how to facilitate a meeting is a critical component of effective small group communication.

Duration:00:14:16

Episode 028

11/16/2017
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In Episode 028 of Now We're Talking, we discuss why teams are able to outperform individuals by making better decisions and tapping into the knowledge, skills, and information possessed by all the members of the team.

Duration:00:14:25

Episode 027

10/19/2017
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In Episode 027 of Now We're Talking, I talk with one of my students about the importance of affective states for relationships and the kinds of communication practices that can engage positive affective states and avoid negative affective states.

Duration:00:18:47

Episode 025

10/15/2017
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In Episode 025 of Now We're Talking, I review active listening with one of my students.

Duration:00:15:59

Episode 023

5/2/2017
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In Episode 023 of New We're Talking we discuss why leaders ought to organize messages by privileging why questions over what or how questions.

Duration:00:21:33

Episode 021

3/8/2017
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In Episode 021 of Now We're Talking, we review the process of making and responding to bids inside interpersonal relationships and how important that process is to healthy interpersonal relationships.

Duration:00:20:17

Episode 020

2/23/2017
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In this episode of Now We're Talking, we discuss public narrative as a leadership practice. We also discuss the five emotions that public narratives must produce in order to mobilize people to act.

Duration:00:25:53

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