PERSONAL COMMUNICATION

What the World Wants Most

Episode 124: What 600 Million Tweets Reveal About Us

Suppose you were asked to complete these sentences: “I wish __________.” “I want __________.” “I love __________.” What would you say? Your answers might reveal some of your deepest desires.

Meet an NYU professor with a Ph.D. in Computer Science who decided to find out how most people finish those sentences. Last year he collected 600 million posts from Twitter to see if he could determine what people “wish, want, and love” most.

Episode 124 of The Communication Guys podcast is “What the World Wants Most,” where the Guys reveal the 5 top wishes, wants, and loves of people everywhere. The findings might surprise you, and reveal some valuable tips for lasting happiness.

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Dealing with Last Year’s Regrets

Episode 121: Take a Look Back Before You Move Forward

It’s the start of a brand new year, and everyone is advising you to set greater goals and higher expectations for the year ahead. But what about the goals you set last year? Did you fulfill all of them? Before you turn your eyes to the future, are there important lessons to be learned from your past?

Episode 121 of The Communication Guys podcast is “Dealing with Last Year’s Regrets,” where the Guys encourage everyone to identify the lessons of last year’s disappointments before setting goals and expectations for the new year ahead.

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5 Ways to Become a Warmer Person

Episode 120: How to Make an Impressive First Impression

When you meet someone for the first time, they form an impression of you in a matter of seconds—and that first impression is very hard to change. According to research, the character quality that everyone instinctively looks for first is “warmth.” Do people perceive you as a “warm” person?

Episode 120 of The Communication Guys podcast is “5 Ways to Become a Warmer Person” where the Guys discuss intriguing research in the social sciences that reveals the importance of personal warmth and give practical tips for developing that quality.

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Do You Know What You Sound Like to Others?

Episode 119: What You Say May Not Be What They Hear

Do you know what you sound like to others? Do your listeners perceive you as weak? Blunt? Rude? Overpowering? Sometimes our perception of ourselves doesn’t match the way we actually come across, and that’s when communication can break down.

Episode 119 of The Communication Guys podcast is “Do You Know What You Sound Like to Others?” where the Guys discuss how to avoid career-endangering blind spots by learning to hear yourself the way others hear you.

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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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