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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Give Your Idea a Chance to Live

Episode 158: Don’t let that great idea die alone and forgotten

Have you ever seen a successful new product or business and said to yourself, “That was my idea! I thought of that!”

Why are some people able to turn their great ideas into successful realities, while others allow their similar ideas to fade into distant memory? What marks the difference between a mere dreamer and someone who makes their dreams come true?

Episode 158 of the Communication Guys podcast is “Give Your Idea a Chance to Live,” where the Guys discuss the reasons that we often ignore or reject our best ideas, and why your ability to communicate might make the difference between a good concept and a great reality.

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5 Qualities of an Emotionally Intelligent Person

Episode 157: This is what separates the successful from the unsuccessful

If you were a graduate student, would you ever sign up for a course called “Touchy-Feely?”

At Stanford University’s prestigious Graduate School of Business, it’s been the most popular elective in their MBA program for 45 years. The class focuses on Emotional Intelligence, and Stanford’s best and brightest are taught that mastering this topic is crucial to their success in both business and relationships.

Episode 157 of the Communication Guys podcast is “5 Qualities of an Emotionally Intelligent Person,” where the Guys describe 5 essential principles of Emotional Intelligence and explain its importance in our everyday lives.

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6 Small Things that Make a Big Difference

Episode 156: Little Investments that Bring Big Returns

In business as well as relationships, we sometimes make the mistake of focusing on the larger issues and forgetting that there are small things that have the power to make a remarkable difference.

In this Communication Guys podcast, the Guys describe 6 simple, easy, but commonly overlooked practices that can greatly increase our ability to connect with others. This episode is a replay of one of our 10 most-downloaded programs, and was originally released as Episode 100.

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How to Keep a Conversation Going

Episode 155: How to Stop Forcing It and Start Enjoying It

Do conversations feel like a boulder you’re trying to roll uphill? Do your interactions with others seem like a fire that’s always about to go out—and it’s up to you to somehow keep the fire going? Do you feel like you’re always the one who has to carry the conversation?

Episode 155 of The Communication Guys podcast is “How to Keep a Conversation Going,” where The Guys give 5 practical tips for keeping a conversational fire burning and turning an exhausting burden into an effortless delight. This episode is a replay of one of our 10 most-downloaded episodes, and was originally released as Episode 103.

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