Permission to Screw Up

Episode 117: It’s Not the Mistakes, It’s What You Learn From Them

Did you ever make a major mistake in your business? You’re not the only one. Meet a woman who launched a cleaning business while she was still a college student, signed a contract to clean 800 apartments, then had 75% of her employees quit on their first day of work.

Episode 117 of The Communication Guys podcast is “Permission to Screw Up,” where the Guys interview Kristen Hadeed, founder of the company Student Maid and author of the bestselling business book, “Permission to Screw Up: How I Learned to Lead by Doing (Almost) Everything Wrong.”

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The Epidemic of Loneliness

Episode 116: Why So Many Have Never Felt So Alone

Do you ever feel lonely? Did you know that in a recent survey of 3,000 corporate CEOs, more than 50% described themselves as feeling isolated and lonely? The fact is, we’re now living in what many experts are calling an “epidemic of loneliness.”

Episode 116 of The Communication Guys podcast is “The Epidemic of Loneliness,” where the Guys offer 5 insights into where this epidemic came from, why it’s become so prevalent, and what each of us can do to overcome it.

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Try to See it My Way

Episode 85: The Power of Perspective Taking

Why is the world so polarized today? Why does it seem harder to connect with your world than ever before? How did we get that way, and what can we do about it?

Today’s Communication Guys podcast is “Try to See it My Way,” where the Guys interview communication scholar Dr. Tim Muehlhoff about a critical first-step in connecting with others: trying to see the world through their eyes.

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This is For Your Own Good

Episode 84: Offering Criticism in the Workplace

How do you offer badly-needed criticism to a co-worker who might not take it well? It’s for his own good, it’s for the company, it’s for the team—but how are you supposed to make your suggestion without setting off a nuclear counterattack?

Today’s Communication Guys podcast is “This is for Your Own Good,” where the Guys suggest five techniques for offering criticism in a way that gets your point across but also keeps the peace.

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