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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 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 026

10/19/2017
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In Episode 026 of Now We're Talking, I talk with one of my students about conflict in interpersonal relationships and the kinds of communication practices that can promote productive conflict.

Duration: 00:13:41


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 024

10/11/2017
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In Episode 024 of Now We're Talking, I talk with one of my students about intrapersonal communication and how it important it is to our self-concept.

Duration: 00:18:34


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


019

2/13/2017
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In Episode 019 of Now We're Talking we discuss storytelling as a necessary leadership skill. We review what a story is and what makes one effective.

Duration: 00:21:27


Episode 018

2/1/2017
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In Episode 018 of Now We're Talking we discuss what parallel structure is, why it's important for writing, and how to use it in your sentences.

Duration: 00:14:59


Episode 017

1/24/2017
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In Episode 017 of Now We're Talking, we discuss the other marks of the English language that we use in writing, what function they perform and how to use the clearly.

Duration: 00:18:16


Episode 015

9/5/2016
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In this episode of Now We're Talking we discuss what a sentence is and some of the most simple and direct ways for writing better sentences.

Duration: 00:20:20


Episode 013

8/7/2016
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In this episode we talk about the basics of writing as a communication practice, and how every piece of writing needs to answer three questions and be driven by the values of clarity, precision, beauty, and eloquence.

Duration: 00:23:25


Episode 003

5/2/2016
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This is a podcast about how to improve your communication skills, and in this episode we talk about mirroring, active listening, and some other advanced listening techniques to develop trust and intimacy through interpersonal communication.

Duration: 00:23:38