SPEAK UP: Communicating in Meetings (ep.139)

August 28, 2023Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes

Speaking up in meetings is important, but not always easy.  Learn ten strategies to help you speak up. Consider what you do before the meeting, your mindset during the meeting, and your words! Resources Speaking Up Tip Sheet: https://talkabouttalk.com/speakup Connect with Andrea & Talk About Talk: Website: TalkAboutTalk.com Communication Coaching Newsletter:  https://talkabouttalk.com/blog/#newsletter-signup LinkedIn: Andrea and TalkAboutTalk Youtube Channel: @talkabouttalkyoutube Talk … Read More

Communicating with IMPACT (ep.138)

August 21, 2023Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes

Do you communicate with IMPACT? Vice-Chair at Deloitte Jennifer Lee defines impact as the ability to get someone to take action. Learn 3 specific communication tactics to elevate your impact, plus insights about how respect, being curious, and establishing the value of each person in the room can increase your impact. Resources Jennifer T. Lee: … Read More

INTRODUCTIONS: How to Introduce Yourself (ep.137)

August 14, 2023Communicating With Confidence, Personal Branding, Podcast Episodes

  Introducing yourself shouldn’t be something you dread. Learn a 3-point self-introduction framework (not a script!) plus 4 general tips for introducing yourself effectively. Introducing yourself is a rare opportunity to highlight your personal brand!   Connect with Andrea & Talk About Talk: Website: TalkAboutTalk.com Communication Coaching Newsletter:  https://talkabouttalk.com/blog/#newsletter-signup LinkedIn: Andrea and TalkAboutTalk Youtube Channel: @talkabouttalkyoutube Re-release of ep.86.

Need a reset? Have you tried the 3-point BODY LANGUAGE scan?

July 25, 2023Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter

Did you know that BODY LANGUAGE is responsible for over half of your communication? Whether consciously or unconsciously, other people are constantly picking up on the nonverbal cues you signal through gestures, facial expressions, and posture. I was motivated to create the 3-point body language scan for two reasons. The first is that I was getting … Read More

#130: Communication Skills Q&A with Dr. Andrea Wojnicki

June 26, 2023Communicating With Confidence, Personal Branding, Podcast Episodes

Andrea answers nine communication skills questions from Talk About Talk listeners, including how to deal with negative people, how to network when you’re working from home, gender differences in communication, and more.   Resources: “Smart Brevity” book by Jim VandeHei, Mike Allen & Roy Schwartz “Your Brain at Work” by Dr. David Rock (S.C.A.R.F. model) … Read More

#121 SELF-AWARENESS & Communication

February 20, 2023Communicating With Confidence, Personal Branding, Podcast Episodes

How self-aware are you? Andrea shares the definition of self-awareness, different types of self-awareness, and how we can improve our communication effectiveness by being more self-aware.   RESOURCES The 3 Point Body Language Scan Podcast Episode: https://www.talkabouttalk.com/96-3pt-body-language-scan/ Talk About Talk Website: TalkAboutTalk.com LinkedIn: Andrea and TalkAboutTalk Weekly Communication Skills Newsletter – https://talkabouttalk.com/blog/#newsletter-signup Email – Andrea@TalkAboutTalk.com    

What’s the #1 fastest way to improve your communication skills?

February 14, 2023Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter

If you’re reading this, I bet you have a growth mindset and you’re focused on improving your communication skills. 👏👏👏 Maybe you’re working on your confidence, your body language, or your precision. Or perhaps you’re trying to remember to say something more often.   Whatever it is, how can you accelerate your adoption of these new … Read More

#120 From Intention to Real Change – How to Improve Your Communication Habits

February 6, 2023Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes

Andrea shares several suggestions that she and her clients use to adopt improved communication habits. Whether it’s a new philosophy, words you’re trying to use (or avoid), or different body language, simple tactics to cue these new habits will help you succeed.     RESOURCES   ATOMIC HABITS by James Clear: https://amzn.to/3IVBEo8 S.M.A.R.T. Goals:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SMART_criteria … Read More

Do you SAY NICE THINGS about yourself?

November 29, 2022Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter, Personal Branding

THANK YOU to listener “Amanda” who recently asked me for some pointers on how to “SAY NICE THINGS” about herself. I dedicated this week’s podcast episode to answering Amanda’s question! Do YOU ever struggle to talk about your credentials & accomplishments?  Like it or not, learning to say nice things about ourselves is an imperative. … Read More

#114 SPEAK UP! Communicating in Meetings

November 14, 2022Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes

Speaking up in meetings is important, but not always easy.  Learn ten strategies to help you speak up.  Consider what you do before the meeting, your mindset during the meeting, and your words! RESOURCES Dr. Andrea Wojnicki & Talk About Talk  Free 20min consult – Book Andrea  Website –  https://talkabouttalk.com Communication Coaching Newsletter – newsletter-signup LinkedIn … Read More

#108 ENTHUSIASM Please! Communicating with Enthusiasm

August 22, 2022Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes

Communicating enthusiasm can improve outcomes in many contexts, including negotiations, sales, job-searching, and teaching and learning. Learn why enthusiasm is so impactful and how to communicate it through your body language, your tone and your words. SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST   RESOURCES Enthusiasm Talk About Talk episode on “Emotional Expressions” with Dr. Tatiana Astray – … Read More

Need a CONFIDENCE boost?

August 2, 2022Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter

CONFIDENCE is a topic I’m frequently asked about. In fact, one of the most downloaded Talk About Talk podcast episodes of all time is about mental preparation for communicating with confidence.     Does your confidence need a boost? In the latest Talk About Talk podcast episode, you’ll hear the full audio from a Q&A focused on Personal Branding.  Many … Read More

Celebrating 100 EPISODES of Talk About Talk – blog

May 3, 2022Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter, Personal Branding

This week we’re celebrating 100 EPISODES of the Talk About Talk podcast! How do you like to celebrate the major milestones in your life? Flowers 💐? Cake 🎂? Champagne 🥂?   Image by inkdrop from Canva   Or how about… sharing some of the key insights you’ve gained through the process of reaching that milestone? If you’re a … Read More

#99 Communicating as a SAGE LEADER with Angie Alexander

April 18, 2022Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes

span style=”font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;”>Are you a Sage Leader?  Sage leaders are inclusive, they are mentally fit, and they listen. Sage leaders are exceptional communicators. Learn how to communicate as a sage leader from executive coach Angie Alexander. RESOURCES Angie Alexander LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/angie-alexander-yyc/ Instagram @sagecoachangie Clubhouse @angieayyc – weekly Mental Fitness & Sage Leadership room in the Thought … Read More

Strike A Power Pose!

March 17, 2022Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter

Let’s “Power Pose” Let’s talk BODY LANGUAGE. Picture someone powerful and confident taking the stage. Maybe it’s a politician or business leader. Maybe it’s an Olympic athlete or a celebrity. What is it about them that conveys a sense of power and confidence? Is it the words they are speaking, or is it their BODY LANGUAGE?   Image: … Read More

Is “SELF-PROMOTION” a good thing?

February 22, 2022Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter, Personal Branding

Have you ever wondered whether self-promotion has to be “shameless”?  Or when you should (and should NOT) apologize? Or why and how men and women often communicate differently? If you haven’t listened to episode 95 yet, part 2 of my conversation with communication expert Judith Humphrey, we cover all this and more!   Thanks again, Judith! Here’s a summary … Read More

#95 TAKING THE STAGE part 2 – Communication Skills for LEADERS with Judith Humphrey

February 21, 2022Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes

Andrea interviews leadership communication expert Judith Humphrey (part 2). Learn about imposter syndrome, communication differences between men and women, effective self-promotion, the leaders’ script, when we should apologize, and what to do when your boss suggests it’s time to demonstrate leadership. This is part 2 of a two-part feature (ep. 94 & 95) on “Taking … Read More

#94 TAKING THE STAGE – Communication Skills for LEADERS with Judith Humphrey – part 1

February 7, 2022Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes

Andrea interviews leadership communication expert Judith Humphrey. Learn about imposter syndrome, communication differences between men and women, effective self-promotion, the leaders’ script, when we should apologize, and what to do when your boss suggests you need to demonstrate leadership. This is part 1 of a two-part feature (ep. 94 & 95) on “Taking the Stage: … Read More

Thinking About Thought Leadership

December 14, 2021Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter

Thinking About Thought Leadership Have you listened to the most recent Talk About Talk episode, “DEMONSTRATING LEADERSHIP“? In this episode, we look at 5 ways to demonstrate leadership: Be a PROACTIVE, Strategic Leader Demonstrate PEOPLE LEADERSHIP Create THOUGHT-LEADERSHIP Communicate with CONFIDENCE Talk LEADERSHIP Last week, we talked about PEOPLE LEADERSHIP. This week, we’re getting a … Read More

Learning To Lead

December 7, 2021Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter

Learning to Lead Focused on learning to lead? Are you seeking a LEADERSHIP position? Perhaps you’re looking for that promotion or perhaps you’re struggling with your “leadership style.”  Or maybe your boss just said those magic words: “It’s time to start demonstrating leadership.” Whatever the case, leadership skills are in high demand and I believe … Read More

#90 DEMONSTRATING LEADERSHIP: Leadership & Your Personal Brand

December 6, 2021Communicating With Confidence, Personal Branding, Podcast Episodes

Have you been told it’s time to start “demonstrating leadership”? Learn 5 ways to communicate your leadership potential and make leadership an integral part of your personal brand. You can create thought leadership, demonstrate people leadership, you can talk leadership, and more.  RESOURCES Podcast Episodes #52 – Communication Skills of Effective Leaders – with executive … Read More

#87 INTRODUCTIONS: How to Introduce & Connect Others

October 25, 2021Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes

How to introduce others: The do’s & don’ts of formally introducing a speaker or a guest, plus how to introduce or connect two people.   RESOURCES Dr. Andrea Wojnicki & Talk About Talk   Episode 86 – INTRODUCTIONS – How to Introduce Yourself Website – https://talkabouttalk.com Free Newsletter – https://talkabouttalk.com/blog/#newsletter-signup Email – Andrea@TalkAboutTalk.com Free 20minconsult … Read More

Tips for INTRODUCING YOURSELF – blog

October 19, 2021Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter, Personal Branding

Tips for Introducing Yourself Last week it was the framework, now its general tips for introducing yourself. Do you remember the framework?  It’s 3 simple points: PRESENT PAST FUTURE Remember, it’s NOT a script and it’s NOT in chronological order. Here’s my example: PRESENT – “Hi. I’m Andrea Wojnicki.  I’m a communication coach at Talk … Read More

Introduce Yourself – 3 point framework – blog

October 12, 2021Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter, Personal Branding

How to Introduce Yourself Do you know how to INTRODUCE YOURSELF?  When you’re in a meeting and the meeting leader says,   “Let’s take a moment to briefly introduce ourselves. I’ll go first…” …does your head start spinning? Perhaps you get tongue-tied when you’re introducing yourself? Maybe you get distracted by “that guy “ whose self-introduction lasts way … Read More

#86 INTRODUCTIONS – How to Introduce Yourself

October 11, 2021Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes 2 Comments

Introducing yourself shouldn’t be something you dread. Learn a 3-point self-introduction framework (not a script!) plus 4 general tips for introducing yourself effectively. Introducing yourself is a rare opportunity to highlight your personal brand!   RESOURCES Dr. Andrea Wojnicki & Talk About Talk Website – https://talkabouttalk.com Free Newsletter – https://talkabouttalk.com/blog/#newsletter-signup Email – Andrea@TalkAboutTalk.com Free 20minconsult … Read More

Unapologetically Authentic Jill Nykoliation on Leadership & Communication – blog

May 10, 2021Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter

Introducing the Unapologetically Authentic Jill Nykoliation Are you an AUTHENTIC LEADER? If you haven’t had a chance yet, please listen to Part 1 of my interview with JILL NYKOLIATION.  Jill’s growth mindset, her candour, her self-awareness and her focus on creating a positive working environment for her team is truly exemplary. Jill Nykoliation   I have two words … Read More

#76 LEADERSHIP: Communicate Like a Boss! PART 2 with Jill Nykoliation, CEO Juniper Park\TBWA

May 10, 2021Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes

Strong communication skills can elevate your leadership effectiveness and your career.  CEO Jill Nykoliation shares her general career advice, what she keeps in her 2 notebooks, the most common career pitfalls, and more. Listen to learn how to communicate like a boss! This is the 2nd half of a 2-part interview. Please see episode #75 … Read More

#75 LEADERSHIP: Communicate Like a Boss! PART 1 with Jill Nykoliation, CEO Juniper Park\TBWA

May 3, 2021Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes

Effective leaders communicate like a boss! Compassion, precision, and frequency of communication are just a few of the values that CEO Jill Nykoliation exemplifies and that she encourages others to embrace. This is part 1 of a 2-part interview. The 2nd episode (#76) includes a summary of both episodes.   RESOURCES  Jill Nykoliation LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jillnykoliation/ … Read More

Practicing MINDFUL Communication – talk about talk blog

April 20, 2021Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter

How MINDFUL are you? Are you focused or are you oblivious?   Yes, I admit that MINDFULNESS is a buzzword these days.  But being mindful, being intentional, can elevate our communication effectiveness and even our life satisfaction. Mindfulness & meditation coach, Swiss renaissance woman, Anne V. Muhlethaler For this episode, I interviewed ANNE V. MUHLETHALER, a true … Read More

#74 MINDFULNESS Practicing our Communication Skills with Anne Muhlethaler

April 19, 2021Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes

Mindfulness can elevate our communication skills. Learn how to be mindful in specific communication contexts by pausing, communicating with intention, and acknowledging our inner critic. Anne Muhlethaler (yogi, meditation teacher, podcaster and luxury brand consultant) shares her experiences and valuable insights.   RESOURCES Anne Muhlethaler Out of the Clouds podcast, AVM Consulting LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anne-muhlethaler-a1323010/ Instagram: … Read More

INTRODUCTIONS, How to Introduce Yourself, Writing Your Bio

January 19, 2021Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter

On INTRODUCTIONS – Every week in these newsletters, we focus on improving our communication skills.  Let’s back up.  What about INTRODUCTIONS?  Well, clichés exist for a reason… “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” “A first impression is a lasting impression!” “Hi.  I’m Andrea!” Read on to learn all about INTRODUCTIONS: How … Read More

Communication Superpower: Listening, Confidence & Storytelling

September 29, 2020Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter

This week we’re focusing on COMMUNICATION SUPERPOWERS.  Communication Superpowers as in the most important things we should work on to communicate more effectively. The communication skills that will get us noticed for the right reasons… (image: Unsplash @ cassar_photography) What do YOU think are the most important communication skills? Please reply to this email to let me know!  … Read More

Boost Your CONFIDENCE in the moment – blog

September 22, 2020Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter 1 Comment

How to BOOST YOUR CONFIDENCE– in the moment, when you’re onstage or chit-chatting with strangers…. You know, when you need to boost your confidence? When you suddenly feel the butterflies?, a shot of adrenaline and you’re very self-conscious?!? This week we learn how to Communicate IN THE MOMENT, when you need to boost your confidence… (image: … Read More

Communicate with CONFIDENCE – The 4Ps: Practice, Proverb, Pep talk and Pirate

September 7, 2020Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter

To communicate with confidence you have to MENTALLY PREPARE.  Read on to learn: A simple (“4P’s”) formula to help you MENTALLY PREPARE  How to PIRATE Confidence! What’s your MAGIC NUMBER?   How CONFIDENT are YOU, on a scale of 1-10? Over the next 3 weeks, we’re going to focus on the #1 most common topic that I’m asked about: How … Read More

#58 COMMUNICATE WITH CONFIDENCE: Part 1 – Mental Preparation

September 5, 2020Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes 5 Comments

  Communicate with confidence: There’s the mental preparation, then there’s confidence in the moment.  In this first of a two-part series, we focus on the 4P’s of mentally preparing to communicate with confidence: Practice, as in rehearsing; Proverb, as in adopting a mantra; Pep talk; and Pirate, as in copying that confident feeling.   THANKS … Read More

CRISIS LEADERSHIP & LEADING VIRTUAL TEAMS – blog

June 30, 2020Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter

This week we focus on two specific leadership contexts, CRISIS LEADERSHIP  and leading VIRTUAL TEAMS. How’s that for timely? Whether you’re managing a corporation, leading a project, coaching a sports team, or parenting your children, chances are you can improve your leadership effectiveness.     ? The Podcast: CRISIS LEADERSHIP & VIRTUAL TEAMS Executive coach Heather Stark is back to … Read More

#52 COMMUNICATION SKILLS OF EFFECTIVE LEADERS with executive coach Heather Stark

June 15, 2020Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes 4 Comments

Effective leaders are effective communicators.  Executive coach Heather Stark shares how to improve our communication skills and why leaders need to be good listeners, authentic, proactive, inclusive, intentional and mindful.   REFERENCES & LINKS Heather Stark & Stark Coaching Email – heather@heatherstarkcoaching.com LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/heatherestark/ Recommendations Berkeley Greater Good – https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/ Laurie Santos & The … Read More

#48 PRESENTING WITH CONFIDENCE with Andrew Musselman

April 20, 2020Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes 1 Comment

On presenting with confidence. Learn how to create a compelling presentation, then present it with confidence. Tips for your body language (posture, feet, hands), remembering to pause, projecting strength, warmth, authenticity and passion, and sticking to your one key message.   REFERENCES & LINKS Andrew Musselman LinkedIn– https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-musselman-06595316a/ Fluency – https://www.learnfluency.com/ Books & Resources Talk … Read More

Talk About… Compelling Presentations blog

April 6, 2020Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter

Do you know how to create and deliver  COMPELLING PRESENTATIONS? This week we move on from NETWORKING and BIOHACKS to another communication skill, but this time where YOU are centre stage!   (Unsplash | @ miguel_photo) Let’s do this! First – ?The PODCAST This ?episode is focused on the skill of preparing and delivering COMPELLING PRESENTATIONS or speech. As in – you standing in … Read More

#47 HOW TO DELIVER A COMPELLING PRESENTATION with Andrew Musselman

April 6, 2020Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes

Do you know how to prepare and deliver a compelling presentation? Guest expert Andrew Musselman shares presenters’ most common mistakes, what to do if you think you’re losing your audience, and how to successfully incorporate video clips, humour, and storytelling into your talk.   REFERENCES & LINKS  (Note this is episode 1of2 on COMPELLING PRESENTATIONS.  … Read More

#45 NETWORKING with executive recruiter Sharon Mah-Gin

March 9, 2020Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes 4 Comments

Are you good at networking? Executive recruiter Sharon Mah-Gin shares her advice on how to be a better networker, including why it’s critical to attend events, how to thrive at small talk, how to leverage LinkedIn, and the ideal networking mindset.   References & Links Sharon Mah-Gin  LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharonmahgin/ Executive Search Alliance – http://www.execsearchalliance.com/ … Read More

Talk About… Communication Learnings from 2019!

December 27, 2019Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter, Personal Branding

In this week’s podcast (podcast #40!), I briefly summarize all of our learnings into “The 19 COMMUNICATION SKILLS We Learned in 2019.” To come up with this list, I went through the key learnings from the 39 podcast episodes, the weekly email newsletters, and the 5 LinkedIn papers from the past year. To simplify the list, I categorized the learnings … Read More

#40 – 19 COMMUNICATION SKILLS from 2019

December 26, 2019Communicating With Confidence, Personal Branding, Podcast Episodes 3 Comments

An efficient summary of the 19 Communication Skills from 2019, including the words we say, types of implicit communication, tips for specific people & contexts, & important meta learnings.   THANKS for listening – and READING! Let’s TALK! Web: https://talkabouttalk.com/ FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2512948625658629/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/TalkingAboutTalk/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/talkabouttalk/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/talk_about_talk Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/talkingabouttalk/ Email: Andrea@TalkAboutTalk.com   TalkAboutTalk … Read More

#34 LESSONS FROM THE IMPROV STAGE with Sandy Marshall & Sandy Jobin-Bevans

October 16, 2019Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes 2 Comments

Lessons from the Improv comedy stage can help us improve our communication skills! Comedians Sandy Marshall and Sandy Jobin-Bevans share their expertise – and a few laughs – including playing the scene you’re in, the beauty of mistakes, knowing your audience, testing your audience, “YES-AND,” burning a suggestion, and more! Whether you’re pitching for business, … Read More

Talk About… AUTHENTICITY

October 9, 2019Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter, Personal Branding

This week we focus on “AUTHENTICITY” (a.k.a. “the real deal,” or “not putting on airs”).  Authenticity is critical for effective communication, whether we’re talking PERSONALLY or PROFESSIONALLY, managing a brand. You can skim this short email or click the links to learn more! Let’s do this…. ?PODCAST EPISODE #33: COMMUNICATING AUTHENTICITY AUTHENTICITY.  It seems like a … Read More

#33 Communicating AUTHENTICITY with Ana Serrano

October 8, 2019Communicating With Confidence, Personal Branding, Podcast Episodes 2 Comments

Authenticity is important for both people and for brands. But what does it really mean to “be authentic”?  Ana Serrano (CFC chief digital officer) shares her expertise on authenticity, including how the digital realm has amplified the performative nature of authenticity and how inauthentic “green-washing,” “art-washing” and “social impact washing” on behalf of brands can backfire. References & … Read More

#27 POSITIVE SELF-TALK & the 3Es of WELLNESS with Tosca Reno

August 19, 2019Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes

Positive self-talk can make you healthier, happier, and more successful! Tosca Reno, Eat Clean founder and master wellness coach shares her advice for positive self-talk, including the Three Es of Wellness (Eat Clean, Exercise and Emotional self-care), her rituals, her mantras, and even her tattoos!   References & Links Tosca Reno WEBSITE – ToscaReno.com FACEBOOK … Read More

Talk About…. SELF-TALK 3of3: Tattoos, Mantras & more!

August 19, 2019Communicating With Confidence, Communication Coaching Newsletter

Here we are with the 3rd & final episode in our Talk About Talk ? series on SELF-TALK: (Self-Talk 1of3 Ep.25) – Two weeks ago, we focused on BUILDING RESILIENCE with Tosca Reno (Self-Talk 2of3 Ep.26) – Last week I summarized some research on SELF-TALK & 5 MINDSETS we should seek to adopt (Self-Talk 3of3 Ep.27) – This week, Tosca Reno is back with us, with POSITIVE SELF-TALK … Read More

#26 SELF-TALK & MINDSETS with Dr. Andrea Wojnicki (Self-Talk 2of3)

August 14, 2019Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes 1 Comment

Self-Talk – we could all be more mindful. Positive self-talk can significantly affect our life satisfaction. Let’s start by adopting five positive mindsets: optimism, perseverance, self-control, focusing on relationships, and being grateful. Then, there are five things we can do right now to improve our self-talk: we can practice gratitude, we can start journaling, we … Read More

#25 BUILDING RESILIENCE: Sets & Reps – with Eat Clean founder & master wellness coach Tosca Reno

August 7, 2019Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes 6 Comments

Resilience: the capacity to recover from adversity. Meet Tosca Reno, “the woman with 9 lives,” Eat Clean founder, and master wellness coach.  In this, the first in this 3-episode series on Self-Talk, Tosca takes us through the “set and reps” necessary for resilience, including seeking challenges, positive stress (or eustress), taking ownership, practicing gratitude, and … Read More

#24 The ABCDEs of COMMUNICATION SKILLS with Dr. Andrea Wojnicki

July 29, 2019Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes 1 Comment

 Do you have effective communication skills? Are you a confident communicator? In this 20 minute podcast episode, Dr. Andrea Wojnicki teaches you the 5 simple steps that will improve your communication skills. It’s as simple as ABCDE!   References & Links Communication Skills & General References Professor Amy Cuddy, a social psychologist at Harvard on … Read More

#22(S2) FUNNY TALK with stand-up comedian & business school professor Hillary Anger Elfenbein

July 4, 2019Communicating With Confidence, Podcast Episodes 3 Comments

Yes, you can learn to be funny! Do you appreciate humour? Do you ever imagine what it’s like to be on the stand-up comedy stage? Listen as stand-up comedian Hillary Anger Elfenbein (also a fully tenured business school professor) shares her insights on learning comedy, and compares that experience to her experience teaching in the … Read More