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Welcome to the ICommunicate Podcast where we develop the mindset and provide communication strategies to foster confidence, emotional intelligence, as well as organizational, team, or personal growth. Our progress and improvement is not limited to a training session; it embodies a constant cycle of self-reflection and continued learning on individual and communal levels.

Welcome to the ICommunicate Podcast where we develop the mindset and provide communication strategies to foster confidence, emotional intelligence, as well as organizational, team, or personal growth. Our progress and improvement is not limited to a training session; it embodies a constant cycle of self-reflection and continued learning on individual and communal levels.

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United States

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Welcome to the ICommunicate Podcast where we develop the mindset and provide communication strategies to foster confidence, emotional intelligence, as well as organizational, team, or personal growth. Our progress and improvement is not limited to a training session; it embodies a constant cycle of self-reflection and continued learning on individual and communal levels.

Language:

English


Episodes

ICommunicate Radio Show #171: Conversation Expectations And Simultaneous Thoughts

11/17/2022
Have you ever been disappointed by the outcome of a conversation? In this episode of ICommunicate, MindsetGo President and Founder Mark Altman, discusses the importance of setting expectations prior to conversations, confronting and managing our emotions, and the conundrum many human resources professionals experience when balancing the roles of advocating for employees and protecting their company from risk. Segment 1: Knowing what to communicate, when to do it, and how to execute the...

Duration:00:48:42

ICommunicate Radio Show #170: I Accept Change

10/10/2022
In this episode of ICommunicate, MindsetGo President and Founder Mark Altman is joined by Michael Ferguson to discuss how embracing change leads to a more positive and productive company culture, encouraging feedback from employees, and monitoring the engagement level of our teams. Segment 1: What can often prove more difficult than changing a habit is recognizing what needs to be changed in the first place. How do we know when something about our attitude or behaviors needs to change? What...

Duration:00:48:35

ICommunicate Radio Show #169: Speaking Your Truth: Quiet Quitters

10/2/2022
In this episode of ICommunicate, MindsetGo President and Founder Mark Altman, discusses the biggest boundary for leaders; Getting people to speak their truth. Learn how to have difficult conversations to truly understand and improve the engagement level of team members. Segment 1: What we’ve come to understand after living through a pandemic is that a leader’s greatest weakness is uncertainty. When we are feeling uncertain about a particular issue, how should we be shifting our mindset to...

Duration:00:45:41

ICommunicate Radio Show #168: Courageous Conversations

9/8/2022
In this episode of ICommunicate, MindsetGo President and Founder, Mark Altman, helps viewers navigate through the jungle that is conversation intelligence. Learn the art of setting expectations, creating channels to receive and deliver meaningful feedback, and responding to excuses or criticism. Segment 1: Assertiveness is a critical aspect of leadership communication when engaging with and influencing peers or direct reports. Learn the downside when leaders don’t take the time to diagnose...

Duration:00:42:30

ICommunicate Radio Show #167: Why Are People So Difficult?

8/8/2022
In this episode of ICommunicate, Company Founder Mark Altman discusses what traits we tend to associate with “difficult” people, as well as how we can approach these individuals with a lens of curiosity in order to suspend judgment, collaborate on agreeable behaviors, and create an inviting workplace culture. Segment 1: As a result of the pandemic, we’ve all developed our fair share of habits that we know to be counterproductive and inefficient. At what point do we consider our colleagues in...

Duration:00:41:04

ICommunicate Radio Show #166: We Are All Salespeople

7/11/2022
In this episode of ICommunicate, Company Founder Mark Altman is joined by Chill Executive Officer of LEAD, Kyrah Altman, to discuss how nonprofits can generate leads through intrinsic motivators, differentiate from other organizations through vulnerability, and remain self-reliant for funding, all without diminishing their value or sacrificing their mission. Segment 1: When people think of nonprofit organizations, one of the biggest questions that come to mind is: how do we sustain success...

Duration:00:47:20

ICommunicate Radio Show #165: What Does Commitment Mean Anyways?

7/4/2022
In this episode of ICommunicate, Company Founder Mark Altman is joined by fellow MindsetGo trainer Joseph Lyman to discuss the consequences that stem from a lack of commitment, how to recognize when people aren’t prepared or confident to give you commitment and how to get people to speak their truth. Segment 1: When somebody fails to follow through on a commitment, should we blame it on a lack of effort or is there something more to it? What goes through the mind of somebody who gives...

Duration:00:48:42

ICommunicate Radio Show #164: The Thoughtful Leader

6/18/2022
In this episode of ICommunicate, Mark Altman is joined by Ben Brearley, a Leadership Coach, Trainer, and Consultant with over 15 years of leadership experience. They discuss what it means to be a thoughtful leader, in addition to the challenges that may impede long lasting influence and change. Segment 1: When can a leader be certain that they’ve made a lasting, positive impact on the person that they’re coaching? Why is it so essential that coaches avoid using the righting reflex when...

Duration:00:53:29

ICommunicate Radio Show #163: Reading People's Hearts - Understanding Motives and Intentions

6/8/2022
In this episode of ICommunicate, Mark Altman is joined by fellow MindsetGo trainer Joseph Lyman to discuss what it means to read people’s hearts and how understanding a person’s intentions and motivators sets a leader up to be in a better position to support and develop their growth. Segment 1: We all wish we could read somebody’s mind to dissect what their exact intentions are, but would the consequences be too much to bear? What’s the downside to quick-fix solutions regarding understanding...

Duration:00:49:06

ICommunicate Radio Show #162: Nature vs Nurture

5/28/2022
In this episode of ICommunicate, Mark Altman, Founder of MindsetGo, is joined by Marlyn Feliciano, and they discuss how to shape team culture to promote vulnerability and collaboration without oversharing or crossing personal boundaries and how to hold people accountable in a constructive way, as opposed to making them feel guilty and embarrassed for their mistake? Segment 1: We’re more than leaders, we’re role models -- we should expect them to take our behavior to heart and hold us to our...

Duration:00:49:17

ICommunicate Radio Show #159: Turning the Other Cheek

5/25/2022
When you are criticized, how does that feedback affect your thought process and your choice of response? In this episode of ICommunicate, Mark Altman, Founder of MindsetGo, discusses the Will Smith Oscar incident and how to respond before we react to effectively manage our emotions and model the right behaviors. Segment 1: One of the most difficult skills to develop is responding rather than reacting. What are some key awareness’s whenever we feel overwhelmed with our emotions? How can we...

Duration:00:46:09

ICommunicate Radio Show #161: Intention to Serve

5/22/2022
In this episode of ICommunicate, Mark Altman, Founder of MindsetGo, is joined by Susan MacConnell, a LinkedIn lead generation strategist and creator of The Client Connectorᵗᵐ method. Susan is also the president of Diversified Sales Solutions, which compliments her sales career that spans over 20 years. They discuss strategies to leverage LinkedIn to make a good first impression and simple content strategy ideas on how to secure meaningful connections. Segment 1: Being self-enterprising...

Duration:00:49:38

ICommunicate Radio Show #160: Setting and Crossing Boundaries

5/22/2022
In this episode of ICommunicate, Mark Altman, Founder of MindsetGo, discusses three level of self-awareness around setting and managing boundaries, the importance of avoiding the righting reflex, and creating rules of engagement for your team and company culture. Segment 1: The most difficult part of preventing somebody from crossing a boundary is understanding the root cause of why they did so. How do we identify, for ourselves and for others, when a boundary is being crossed? What are the...

Duration:00:50:48

ICommunicate Radio Show #158: The Ace Up Your Sleeve

4/20/2022
In this episode of ICommunicate, Tracy Burns, CEO of Northeast Human Resources Association (NEHRA), joins Kyrah Altman, Chill Officer of LEAD to discuss how to promote an environment that inspires vulnerability and collaboration as well as manage an employee’s recovery for setbacks like burnout and indecisiveness. In 2017, Tracy was featured in Boston Business Journal’s series “Women of Influence”. A sought-after expert in “all things HR”, Tracy is often quoted in local and national media...

Duration:00:43:22

ICommunicate Radio Show #157: The Obstacle is the Way

3/31/2022
When leaders go into problem-solve mode with quick-fix solutions, they often end up solving the wrong problem. In this episode of ICommunicate, Founder of MindsetGo, Mark Altman, addresses how leaders can stop enabling and start empowering their teams to develop essential problem solving skills. Segment 1: When we’re upset about a circumstance that we feel is out of our control, the last thing we want to hear from somebody is how our misfortune is actually an unrealized advantage. However,...

Duration:00:42:29

ICommunicate Radio Show #156: Facilitating Cooperation and Not Demanding Compliance

3/22/2022
In this episode of ICommunicate, Founder of MindsetGo, Mark Altman, discusses why leaders waste so much time having repeat performance conversations and how to problem solve while developing a team of critical thinkers. Listen and learn how to motivate people to change habits through cooperation and not compliance. Segment 1: When pushing for change in company culture, it’s essential that we’re able to influence other people by helping them recognize the need for change. How do we get...

Duration:00:42:44

ICommunicate Radio Show #155: The Future of Flexibility Begins with Hybrid Workplaces

3/14/2022
Shawna Rosenzweig, Chief Strategy Officer at Camp Fire HQ in Seattle, WA, joins Kyrah Altman, Chill Officer of LEAD and shares her experiences supporting teams in building trust, structure, rhythm, and resilience in a remote workplace setting. With employees all over the US, Shawna shares her communication, leadership, and managerial best practices and tips for fostering connection, inclusion, and trust-building in a remote workplace setting. Segment 1: Despite the normalization of remote...

Duration:00:42:09

ICommunicate Radio Show #154: Point of No Return

2/26/2022
In this episode of ICommunicate, MindsetGo Founder Mark Altman, is joined by his daughter Kyrah Altman. Kyrah is the Founder and Chill Executive Officer of LEAD, which specializes in mental health and DEI based education for HR professionals and leadership teams. Mark and Kyrah discuss how to facilitate conversations where employees speak up for what they want and need and how to proactively prioritize mental health in the workplace. Segment 1: With mental health becoming a more critical...

Duration:00:44:18

ICommunicate Radio Show #153: Backed Into a Corner -- What Companies Can Do

2/17/2022
In this episode of ICommunicate, MindsetGo Founder Mark Altman discusses the critical first steps to retaining individuals within your organization and how to facilitate a conversation that gets people comfortable sharing their true feelings about their level of engagement and satisfaction. Segment 1: With no end in sight for the Great Resignation, it’s essential, now more than ever, that we communicate with our teams and set expectations. Have we improved our sphere of influence to the...

Duration:00:41:23

ICommunicate Radio Show #152: The Empathetic Leader

1/25/2022
Do you use empathy as a tool to retain employees? In this episode of ICommunicate, Mark Altman explains how utilizing empathy can be an essential factor to strengthening relationships and reversing “Great Resignation” trends. Segment 1: Not enough people take the time to reflect on how emotional intelligence, and especially empathy, can improve their abilities to sustain relationships and think critically, among other skills. What are the benefits to leading with empathy, and how can we...

Duration:00:43:28