Ever wonder why misunderstandings are so common? Or why conflict often spins out of control? Curious about the secret to marital bliss? Want to become a more powerful communicator? Using research, humor, and personal storytelling, Professor Steven Fuller shares practical communication skills to improve your interpersonal relationships.
Powerful People Take Responsibility for their Words and Actions
Ever known someone who is constantly making excuses? They're usually weak, ineffective communicators and relationship partners. Ever known someone who steps up and takes responsibility when things go wrong? They're usually powerful, effective communicators and relationship partners. In the Season 5 finale, Steve discusses the importance of taking responsibility for your words and actions.
Go to Your Happy Place
Steve discusses how unchecked emotions can damage interpersonal relationships, then gives some practical suggestions for managing debilitating emotions in healthier ways.
Your Words Matter
Words, language, spelling, grammar, and punctuation aren't just for English class. In this week's episode, Steve discusses why choosing the right words, spelling those words correctly, using proper grammar, and knowing when to insert commas also affects our communication skills.
Nonverbal Packaging and Personal Branding
From the clothes we wear to the coffee we drink, we all make decisions about how to present ourselves to the world. In this episode, Steve discusses what those nonverbal choices communicate to other people.
Five Reasons Why You're a Bad Listener
With so many distractions in the world, it's becoming more difficult to focus while listening to others, but effective listening can improve your relationships overnight. Steve discusses five reasons why you might struggle listening to friends, family, romantic partners, and strangers.
The Power of Nexting
Steve discusses why the next thing you say or do is always the most important thing you say or do.
What the World Needs
I’ve been looking for a podcast that keeps it short and sweet while also helping me feel like I’m learning about the world and becoming a better person. This is the one. There’s no doubt that better communication will make a difference in the world. I’ll definitely be tuning in every week!!
Steven you are finally back!!! Hope you are healthy and safe over the past few months. Your content is amazing and super helpful. Thank you for doing this!!
Moving On to Another Podcast
I’m not sure how I feel about this podcast after listening to the 2nd episode, “Surviving Social Media.” I understand that the main point was that jokes can be easily misinterpreted (especially on social media) but the host clearly acted inappropriately and continued to do so afterwards. Not sure this is the best source for communication advice.