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Talk Like a Leader

Jul 27, 2021

While I recommend that leaders develop the skill of asking good questions, I also recognize that questions can be perceived as attacking or interrogating rather than inquiring. In this episode, I’ll share some thoughts about how to ask questions that come across more inquiring and less interrogating and...

Jul 20, 2021

I frequently get questions about why and how I use the DISC model. One of the questions is: “Is the DISC Model the best model for working with people?” In many cases, my answer is some version of: “It depends.” In this episode, I’ll address what it depends upon. I’ll also give you two questions you can use...

Jul 13, 2021

Using assertive communication can help your to communicate more clearly and completely, and it has a risk. It’s possible to try to communicate assertively and slip over the line in to aggressive, jerk-like communication. In this episode, I’ll share three key principles (and two bonus principles) to help you strike...

Jul 6, 2021

In a previous episode, I said “Data Tells and Stories Sell.” In this episode I’m picking up that thread to look at how and why stories can help you become a more effective coach for your team.

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