6 Ways to Lose an Argument

Episode 145: 6 Things that Never Work—but We Keep Trying

No one likes conflict, whether it’s at work or at home. So when a conflict begins, we tend to look for shortcuts that might bring the disagreement to a speedy conclusion.

The problem is, some of those “shortcuts” turn out to be detours that take the conflict on a tangent or even make it worse—yet for some reason we continue to try these methods again and again, hoping each time for a better result.

Episode 145 of the Communication Guys podcast is “6 Ways to Lose an Argument,” where the Guys describe 6 no-win approaches to conflict that all of us have tried—but none of us have succeeded with.

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How to Help Your Listeners Pay Attention

Episode 144: If They’re not Listening, You’re not Connecting

In a busy, noisy, distracted world, how can you help your listeners pay attention to what you’re saying?

It’s a big problem for communicators today, whether you’re a teacher, a presenter, or even a parent. If your listeners’ minds are wandering, they’re not paying attention, and if your listeners aren’t paying attention, then you’re not connecting.

Episode 144 of the Communication Guys podcast is “How to Help Your Listeners Pay Attention,” where the Guys discuss new research that might hold the key to creating the kind of focus that real connection requires.

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How the Experts Make You Listen

Episode 143: Tips from TED Talks that You Can Apply

Are you a fan of TED talks? Did you know that some of these 18-minute gems have been viewed more than 50 million times?

What makes these presentations so fascinating, and why are some TED talks more popular than others? What techniques do expert communicators use to grab your attention and hold it until the end?

Episode 143 of the Communication Guys podcast is “How the Experts Make You Listen,” where the Guys analyze the principles used by some of the most popular TED talks of all time and explain how you can apply them in your own communication.

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