100 episodes

Lara Currie is on a mission to transform the way we communicate with one another. The workplace doesn't have to be the source of conflict and discord. She'll teach you how to have open and honest communication with people, how to navigate conflict, and how to deal with the difficult "stuff" we all encounter in this ever increasingly defensive world. www.difficulthappens.com
Difficult can happen anywhere, so Lara is here to make sure you know exactly how to create positive communication, decrease defensiveness, and navigate the difficult that we all have to deal with in life, at home, and in the work environment so that you, your business, and your team, can save time, money and energy.
https://www.difficulthapens.com

Difficult Happens; Effective Communication for Bosses Lara Currie

    • Management

Lara Currie is on a mission to transform the way we communicate with one another. The workplace doesn't have to be the source of conflict and discord. She'll teach you how to have open and honest communication with people, how to navigate conflict, and how to deal with the difficult "stuff" we all encounter in this ever increasingly defensive world. www.difficulthappens.com
Difficult can happen anywhere, so Lara is here to make sure you know exactly how to create positive communication, decrease defensiveness, and navigate the difficult that we all have to deal with in life, at home, and in the work environment so that you, your business, and your team, can save time, money and energy.
https://www.difficulthapens.com

    Magical Speaking - When words are used to manipulate (102)

    Magical Speaking - When words are used to manipulate (102)

    • What is Magical Speaking
    • How words are used to ‘gaslight’ someone
    • What to do when someone is talking in circles
    • How manipulators obfuscate the truth
    • What to do when anger is used against you
    • Examples of magical speaking in real life
    • 6 tactics manipulators use, along with words, to control your reactions
    • What self-love has to do with it
    • Why you should ignore the ‘implied’ and speak to the words instead
    • The emotional toll of manipulation
    • How your

    • 24 min
    Love and the Modern Woman with Amber Hawley (101)

    Love and the Modern Woman with Amber Hawley (101)

    It can feel like you have to choose between a successful career and a successful relationship, especially in this modern age where the line between a high functioning person and a workaholic can get blurred.
    But you don't have to!
    Masculine and feminine energy, the line between striving and avoiding, the clues that your relationship may be in trouble and what ONE thing you can do right now to make your relationship better, all this and how ADHD, perfectionism and high achievement go together.

    • 43 min
    100 Where to draw the line

    100 Where to draw the line

    What you’ll hear in this podcast:

    Where Real Change Happens
    How a boundary overstep impacts you
    Why we need a tipping point
    This far no further
    The shifting of a mindset
    Trigger Season
    A time for re-birth
    Don’t fall for the shoulda - coulda - woulda spiral
    Your subconscious and its power
    Building  resilience
    How experiences feel personal and professional growth
    Those who embrace change and those who avoid it

    • 16 min
    99 Dont say that, say this

    99 Dont say that, say this

    What you’ll hear in this podcast:

    • Stop Shoulding on yourself
    • Always is a word that is Never true - the use of Emphaticals in conversation
    • I hear what you are saying BUT… How the word but is really a dismissal
    • It has always been done this way - and other useless phrases
    • How you hear is just as important as how you speak
    • Excuses, excuses and other things we don’t care about
    • Why his Drama is an inconvenience

    • 20 min
    98 Leadership & Influence with Carol Cox

    98 Leadership & Influence with Carol Cox

    What you’ll hear in this podcast:

    ● Change that you chose, and change that you didn’t
    ● Why women in different generations are so different from one another
    ● Women's voices need to be heard
    ● Is Facebook over?
    ● The time of the mega-church mentality is coming to an end
    ● Feminism
    ● How we lift each other up
    ● Why having a mentor, of any sex, is important
    ● Advertising is ruining everything

    • 48 min
    97 How to Deal with Jerks

    97 How to Deal with Jerks

    What you’ll hear in this podcast:

    ● The Jerk
    ● The intentional Jerk
    ● The unintentional Jerky behavior
    ● Why it is about them, not you
    ● Are there more jerks now than ever?
    ● How negativity creates jerky behavior
    ● What three things you can do to protect yourself from a Jerk

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

Business Improv ,

An inspiring podcast!

Lara makes complex behavioral topics easier to understand. Her show takes listeners on a meaningful journey to seeing ourselves and others from new, encouraging, perspectives. Well worth a listen!

Jennswithu ,

Leadership made easier!

If you’re looking for leadership information, go no further! Lara does a fantastic job at taking issues and breaking them down.

krislrobinson ,

We all need more of this

Bringing great depth to everyday issues is difficult, but Lara walks the walk! Very inspiring insights on how to understand why we react the ways we do and how we can translate that to better understanding others.

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