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The 6 Rules of Storytelling

Episode 166: Give Your Stories the Power they Deserve

Do you know how to tell a great story? Some do, but the truth is that most do not. Everyone agrees that stories are able to connect powerfully with listeners, but only if you know how to tell your story well.

Episode 166 of The Communication Guys podcast is “The 6 Rules of Storytelling,” where the Guys share 6 commonly overlooked principles that will help you shape and polish your stories for maximum impact.

This episode is a replay of one of our most-downloaded episodes, and was originally released as Episode 123.

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Crucial Conversations

Episode 165: What to Say When Emotions Take Over

Have you ever had a discussion where the stakes were high, opinions varied, and emotions were running strong?

In today’s Communication Guys podcast the Guys interview master trainer Justin Hale from VitalSmarts, the organization responsible for the best-selling book, “Crucial Conversations.” In this two-part interview, Justin explains how you can have a productive discussion even when passions are high.

This episode is a replay of one of our most-downloaded episodes, and was originally released as Episode 76.

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Avoiding Drama in the Workplace

Episode 164: The role you play without even knowing it

When a conflict begins, what role do you naturally play: Victim, Persecutor, or Rescuer?

According to Dr. Nate Regier, a conflict is like a drama that follows a predictable script, and we each play one of three roles in that drama. Only by understanding those roles and refusing to play them can we reduce the drama that comes with disagreement.

Episode 164 of the Communication Guys podcast is “Avoiding Drama in the Workplace,” where the Guys continue their interview with Dr. Nate Regier, CEO of Next Element and author of the book, “Conflict Without Casualties.”

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The Compassion Mindset

Episode 163: Putting an end to conflict begins with a change of attitude

Are you sick and tired of conflict in your workplace? Do miscommunication and strained relationships drain your creative energy and keep you from being more productive?

You’re not alone. According to Dr. Nate Regier, CEO of Next Element, the average employee spends two hours of every workweek dealing with conflict. The solution? According to Dr. Regier, it all comes down to compassion.

Episode 163 of the Communication Guys podcast is “The Compassion Mindset,” where the Guys interview Dr. Nate Regier about compassion: what it is, how to develop it, and how to use it to reduce the amount of conflict where you work.

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25 Things All Great Communicators Do

Episode 162: These are the habits the greatest all share

What are the habits that all great communicators have in common?

Andrew Blotky should know. His career has taken him from the White House to Facebook, and he’s seen the best. In his new book, “Honestly Speaking,” he describes the techniques they all seem to practice.

Episode 162 of the Communication Guys podcast is “25 Things All Great Communicators Do,” where the Guys continue their interview with Andrew and discuss his list of essential habits for every effective communicator.

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