Communication Episodes


Human Hacking, Empathy and Influence with Chris Hadnagy

April 28, 2021

“I realized that we can use human hacking skills in a positive way. How do you use it as a partner, employer, employee, a parent or as a child? How can you use these skills to get things you want out of life, while leaving people feeling better for having met you, and not being a malicious person?”…


How to be an Authentic Communicator (in Your Personal and Professional Life) with Anthony Hayes

March 24, 2021

“In order to be an authentic communicator, to be heard and to get to the point you have to be willing to see and hear whatever criticism may be coming at you and not necessarily internalize it and personalize it.” - Anthony Hayes Whether you’re in business, a community leader or a political candida…


Three Simple Words to Diffuse Any Conflict [Monday Mindset]

Nov. 23, 2020

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How to Talk To People You Disagree With featuring Robin Dreeke

Oct. 12, 2020

“You have all these different ways of communicating, and basically it’s understanding the context of the individual and why they have that context. I tell you, I think the best de-escalator of all situations is having non-judgmental curiosity.” - Robin Dreeke You may remember a very popular past gu…


What self-defense can teach us about assertiveness vs aggressiveness with Deb Zahn

Oct. 7, 2020

“If you are assertive, you are basically owning your self-worth and allowing yourself to live your full self and your full life. That’s really what it is, and it’s going to help you make decisions because you won’t be too afraid to make decisions that actually support you and support your life. It’…


Boundaries as a Bridge to Connection with Lisa Dempsey

Sept. 23, 2020

“You know it when you feel it. You know it when you hit upon it. You know it when your boundary has been crossed. You feel it, and your body tells you. When you dig into what that is about and why your body is being activated, and then you figure out how to articulate it, actually articulating your…


Transforming Conflict with Jonathan Miller

Aug. 26, 2020

“We make this fundamental mistake where we attribute bad intentions to people. What we often think is that rather than thinking about that fact that somebody acted a certain way or did a thing because of maybe an environmental circumstance, we’re more likely to think it’s because of who they are an…


How to Talk to Anyone

Aug. 6, 2020

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The Real Reason You're Anxious About Having a Difficult Conversation

July 9, 2020

In this bonus episode Laura will be talking about how to have hard conversations, and her upcoming webinar on July 14th, 2020 if you'd like to dive into her five step process for making hard conversations easier. Register for the webinar:…


How to Build Rapport and Trust with Anyone with Robin Dreeke

May 12, 2020

Robin is a best-selling author, professional speaker, trainer, facilitator, and retired FBI Special Agent and Chief of the Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program. Robin has taken his life's work of recruiting spies and broken down the art of leadership, communication, and relationship buil…