6 episodes

Wish you could avoid ineffective communication & gain great communication skills? You’re not alone! Through scholarship and storytelling this podcast will help you to unlock your communication potential. Academic experts teach us research-based communication strategies, while special guests share their triumphs, struggles and authentic stories.

Host, Malika Dudley, is a multi award-winning journalist who holds a master’s in communication.

Beautification of Communication - The Communification Podcast Malika Dudley Media

    • Science
    • 5.0 • 125 Ratings

Wish you could avoid ineffective communication & gain great communication skills? You’re not alone! Through scholarship and storytelling this podcast will help you to unlock your communication potential. Academic experts teach us research-based communication strategies, while special guests share their triumphs, struggles and authentic stories.

Host, Malika Dudley, is a multi award-winning journalist who holds a master’s in communication.

    Before you apologize, listen to this podcast - Dr. Amy Hubbard

    Before you apologize, listen to this podcast - Dr. Amy Hubbard

    1. How to craft and offer a sincere apology.
    2. Why digital apologies might not be sufficient, and the one thing every digital apology needs to be followed up with.
    3. The importance of perspective-taking, taking into consideration the communication style of the receiver.
    4. Is it wise to offer multiple apologies?
    5. The possible legal implications of digital apologies.

    Show notes: 
    https://tinyurl.com/rhdsz43w

    Mahalo for following and downloading the podcast! Grateful for YOU.

    • 43 min
    "It better be a gateway apology," breaking down the research on apologies and technology - Pashyn + Wendy Santos

    "It better be a gateway apology," breaking down the research on apologies and technology - Pashyn + Wendy Santos

    1. Out of the box tips on how to express “tone” digitally.
    2. Why you shouldn’t use “Stop words” when apologizing.
    3. How we have gained closure in relationships - with or without an apology.
    4. A sneak peek on the role of apologies in our marriages.
    5. Using our challenges as teaching moments + dishing on our exes.

    Show notes: https://www.communificationpodcast.com/show-notes2/it-better-be-a-gateway-apology

    • 42 min
    Communication tips for the digitally distracted parent - Dr. Soo Yun Shin

    Communication tips for the digitally distracted parent - Dr. Soo Yun Shin

    1. Phubbing can result in negative social and psychological outcomes
    2. Why people don’t like being phubbed
    3. How parents can set healthy expectations for their digital use when in their children’s presence
    4. Balancing using the phone for professional reasons, personal reasons, and engaging with our children
    5. The surprising research-based strategy that has been a god send for Malika and her family

    Show notes:
    https://tinyurl.com/3rdpc3ac

    • 31 min
    "Mom, dad - get off your phone!" How we're (actually) dealing with digital distractions

    "Mom, dad - get off your phone!" How we're (actually) dealing with digital distractions

    1. You are not alone. We're trying to integrate technology into our lives in a healthy way.
    2. The pandemic has made it even harder - and yet tech also helped us get through the pandemic without going crazy.
    3. Adapting to the world our children are growing up in.
    4. How recovering perfectionists can use “bumpers” to help guide us. 
    5. What 5-year-old Waipuna said about parental phubbing that made us all tear up.

    Show notes: https://www.malikadudley.com/show-notes2/mom-dad-get-off-your-phone

    • 36 min
    The Bucket List Family's Jessica Gee + Dr. Erin Spottswood: Find peace on social media with these research-based communication strategies

    The Bucket List Family's Jessica Gee + Dr. Erin Spottswood: Find peace on social media with these research-based communication strategies

    1. People make “hyperperceptions.” The less they know, the farther from reality these might be.
    2. How to break free from the hyperperception rabbit hole
    3. Balancing our online brand image (work self) & our authentic selves
    4. Research-based tips to minimize the impacts of social media
    5. Real life tips from Jessica Gee of The Bucket List Family - why she just “had to walk away,” and a perspective shift for why people tend to post their best selves online.

    Show notes: https://tinyurl.com/38

    • 58 min
    Making of a "thesis baby"

    Making of a "thesis baby"

    This podcast was developed as a part of a thesis project 16 years in the making. In this episode we discuss grad school, how the podcast came to be, the struggles, the triumphs, and what you can expect this season on the Communification Podcast.

    Show notes: malikadudley.com/podcast

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    This show is guided by YOU! What are you struggling with? I'll find the expert - let's learn together.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
125 Ratings

125 Ratings

Kiksamungous ,

A Must-Listen!!

If you’re a human being, this will resonate with you. Communication affects every aspect of our lives — work, families, friendships, romantic relationships…and there’s always more we can learn and ways we can improve. Host Malika breaks down different concepts of communication with educational experts, but she keeps it all within reach, clear and understandable. Meaning? I GET it, and it’s not going over my head!! Her skills as a reporter shine through — I appreciate her ability to “translate” some of these theories and keep them not only relatable, but also really fascinating!! It feels like she’s learning WITH us, reinforced by the additional interviews with everyday folks that reflect on the topics in real-life, honest and candid conversations. I am so impressed with the Communification Podcast and find myself excitedly awaiting the next episodes to learn more. Imagine if we all put energy and effort into beautifying our communication?! Whether it’s conflict resolution, tips for digital distraction or ways to vanquish “phubbing” (WHAT is this? You’ll want to find out), this podcast is a huge step in a very welcome direction. Each episode will leave you thinking long after it’s done!! Well worth your time.

mlazuka ,

This podcast has it all.

Real professionals, proper research, and authentic stories that entertain and relate to everyone. This smart podcast has excellent reliable resources and fun topics to explore. Malika’s communication with guests and her audience is engaging, genuine, and welcoming. The first podcast I listened to felt like I had just got off the phone with a dear friend. It reassured me that it’s okay to make mistakes and to be human. It was refreshing to hear, and it was the perfect positive boost to start my day. What I love most is the message that we all have room to grow and learn. As an educator, I am constantly seeking to discover more. This podcast does just that in a bright, friendly, and enjoyable way! Mahalo Malika, I can’t wait for more.

iktg808 ,

Understanding yourself DEFINITELY promotes communication

What do we really want in life? Who do we want around us? Who do we want to be? How do we serve? Who am I? By understanding yourself and your goals, truly helps to promote your own individual awareness and increases your personal accountability. Malika delivered concepts that society needs a refresher on, in order to help survive such a crazy world. She engages her audience with relatable scenarios that promote thought-provoking ideas not only for yourself as a listener, but for anyone looking to communicate better or achieve a understanding in our communications. I truly believe that while some may not be receptive to openly communicate verbally, the podcast (at minimum) gets the gears in your head turning to THINK. The podcast opens your mind to consider other perspectives and points of views that you wouldn’t necessarily have considered previously. I’d highly recommend this podcast to everyone and their families, who are looking to improve themselves and their relationships. ❤️🤙🏼

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