PERSONAL COMMUNICATION

What You Thought You Knew About Millennials

Episode 118: Stereotypes are Not Reality

Everyone seems to complain that millennials are pampered, privileged, and impossible to employ. But according to today’s guest, much of what you’ve heard about millennials isn’t true. She should know: She’s a millennial herself, and she built a nationally-known company by hiring only millennials.

Episode 118 of The Communication Guys podcast is “What You Thought You Knew About Millennials,” where the Guys continue their interview with 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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Why Gratitude is Good for Your Health

Episode 115: You’ll be Grateful You Were Grateful

Are you a grateful person? Do you make a habit of expressing gratitude to others? We all love to receive gratitude, but did you know that there are tangible benefits for the person who gives it?

Episode 115 of The Communication Guys podcast is “Why Gratitude is Good for Your Health,” where the Guys describe 5 personal benefits of a lifestyle of gratitude. Happy Thanksgiving to all our listeners here in the U.S.!

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Why We Make Bad Communication Choices

Episode 114: The Hole in Your Brain You Never Knew Was There

Do you suffer from a “brain bias?” We all do. A brain bias is a faulty way of thinking that’s hardwired into every human brain. They’re common to all of us, and they can lead us to make some very bad decisions about the way we communicate.

Episode 114 of The Communication Guys podcast is “Why We Make Bad Communication Choices,” where clinical psychologist Dr. Tom Barrett explains how a brain bias works, and describes 5 common brain biases that lead us all to some bad decisions.

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Conversation Tips from a Founding Father

Episode 113: Old Advice That’s Still True Today

Did you know that one of America’s founding fathers made a lifelong study of conversational skills? He formed a club for his friends and colleagues whose sole purpose was to allow them to become better communicators. What did he learn from his years of study, and what can we learn from him today?

Episode 113 of The Communication Guys podcast is “Conversation Tips from a Founding Father,” where The Guys recount 5 “conversational sins” identified by one of America’s first citizens. His insights are almost 300 years old, but just as relevant today.

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