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Rethinking Communication

Jun 10, 2024

Welcome to Rethinking Communication!

 

Over the past four years, I've uncovered some aspects of communication that have largely gone untaught in our traditional educational settings.

 

So, I'm pivoting this podcast to focus on how we can bridge these gaps in our collective communication skill set.

 

In this first...


May 27, 2024

My guest in this episode is Patrick Williams, a public speaker, writer, artist, independent scholar, and educator. Patrick is the founder and CEO of Satori Innovation and the Creative Director of The Satori Institute, an arts, education, and research non-profit.

 

For more than four decades, Patrick has developed what...


May 13, 2024

This is an interview I did with David Bryan on his Curiosity Invited podcast. In this conversation, David and I get into the deeper reasons why I started this exploration of change, common ground, and curiosity.

 

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Apr 29, 2024

In episode 99 of this show, Manu Meel offered up my favorite definition of empathy when he said it was the act of "making someone feel like they belong in that space with you."

 

Then, in episode 110, I explored the topic of listening and how to do it better with several guests, and we uncovered that asking questions...


Apr 15, 2024

What do you think you might learn about communication if you held thousands of conversations with strangers over the course of a decade?

 

Well, you don't have to wonder. My guest in this episode can tell you.

 

Back in 2015, while working as a sales rep tasked with cold-calling people who didn't want to talk to him,...