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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.

Communication Junkie Steven Fuller

    • Education
    • 4.4 • 30 Ratings

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

    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.

    • 6 min
    Go to Your Happy Place

    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.

    • 6 min
    Your Words Matter

    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.

    • 6 min
    Nonverbal Packaging and Personal Branding

    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.

    • 9 min
    Five Reasons Why You're a Bad Listener

    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.

    • 6 min
    The Power of Nexting

    The Power of Nexting

    Steve discusses why the next thing you say or do is always the most important thing you say or do.

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

haileyellenw ,

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!!

neildini ,

It has taken a turn for the worse

The first 2…even 3 seasons were pretty good. Brief, well structured and good natured. As much as he spent those episodes saying he didn’t like or get much into politics, I’m not sure there is an episode in seasons 4 and 5 where he doesn’t get sanctimonious and relate everything to his political views. It’s too bad, as I enjoyed the show for quite a while and had recommended it to several friends. He has gotten harder to listen or relate to. Anyone know of an alternate podcast to try out?

Jakew315 ,

Choppy edits, lacks substance

If the last episode of this season is any foresight into this podcast you can save yourself the time.

I look forward to listening to more episodes in hopes I can revisit this rating. Yikes.

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