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Talk Like a Leader

Sep 20, 2022

Biases - we all have them. Learning to recognize our biases and get past them is one of the key skills of leadership communication. This week, I'm looking at the bias know as Fundamental Attribution Error and proposing two things you can do get past this bias and become a better communicator.

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Sep 13, 2022

This episode, like the episode last week, is what I like to call a "lighthouse" episode. It's more about what to watch out for than what to do. I'm continuing my discussion of ideas that inspired me from therulesofcivilconversation.org. Two more logical fallacies to beware of: the ad hominem and genetic fallacies.


Aug 30, 2022

This episode examines how two common logical fallacies - Black-or-white thinking and Middle Ground solutions - can get in the way of effective leadership and leadership communication.

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Aug 23, 2022

This episode continues the discussion about The Rules of Civil Conversation and how they apply to Talking Like a Leader. Let's take a look at the first 2 rules that drive towards shared understanding and seeing the situation from the other person's perspective.

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Aug 16, 2022

Have you ever had a conversation with someone and you thought: "What is wrong with them?" I have, and it usually does not help me to communicate better if I linger on the thought. In this episode, I'll offer some thoughts on how to get past that thought and to disagree without being disagreeable.

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