PRESENTATION SKILLS

Finding Connection in a Disconnected World

Episode 63: Why You’ll Never be Satisfied with Less

Why does our wired world seem so sadly disconnected?

The average office worker now receives 121 emails every weekday, and 22 billion text messages are traded worldwide every day. In a world where information flows like water, why is it harder than ever to experience true connection with another human being?

Today’s Communication Guys podcast is “Finding Connection in a Disconnected World,” where the Guys give 5 helpful suggestions for finding fulfillment through deeper and more meaningful connections.

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Communicating to Sell

Episode 61: Top Tips from a Master Salesman

Do you work in sales?

Master salesman Doug Traxler says you do, whether you know it or not, because everyone has an idea to pitch, a cause to promote, or a product that needs to be moved.

Regardless of our specific jobs, we all need to learn to persuade other people to think, feel, or act in a different way. In today’s Communication Guys interview, “Communicating to Sell,” Doug Traxler reveals the communication secrets of today’s most successful salespeople.

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Why Smart People are Teachable

Episode 60: How the Best and Brightest Stay That Way

How teachable are you? Regardless of age or level of achievement, smart people keep seeking new knowledge and experiences, often in fields unrelated to their own.

“Teachability” is the quality that can turn stagnation into continued growth. Today’s Communication Guys podcast is “Why Smart People are Teachable,” where the Guys give 5 practical tips for remaining fresh, growing, and passionately curious about the world around you.

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Dangers of a Friendly Audience

Episode 56: If Everyone Likes You, You’re Not Growing

Given a choice, all of us would prefer to speak to an audience that already knows and likes us. But a friendly audience can be a problem for a growing communicator.

Today’s Communication Guys podcast is “Dangers of a Friendly Audience,” where the Guys describe the problems that can develop for communicators who only practice their skills in front of a friendly crowd.

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How to Handle Criticism

Episode 54: The Gift that Nobody Likes to Receive

Have you ever noticed how different people respond to criticism? Some brood, some become depressed, and others fly off the handle.

But criticism can be your friend, if you take the right attitude toward it. In today’s Communication Guys podcast, the Guys help you identify your natural response to criticism, and describe a more positive and constructive way of handling it.

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