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Tips, techniques, and insights for more effective leadership communication. Learn to apply powerful communication strategies to coach, inspire, and resolve conflict situations as a leader.

Talk Like a Leader Guy Harris

    • Careers

Tips, techniques, and insights for more effective leadership communication. Learn to apply powerful communication strategies to coach, inspire, and resolve conflict situations as a leader.

    Understanding Time Perspectives - People Orientation

    Understanding Time Perspectives - People Orientation

    This conversation with Carl Smith about time perspectives continues this week. This is the third of three episodes related to how people view and communicate about time. In this episode, Carl and I will explore ways that people with a primary people orientation view time, how they can be misunderstood, and how they can improve their communication with people who have a more task-oriented perspective.
    Additional Leadership Resources Take our free DISC Assessment. Learn the overall communication style of your team with a DISC style team report. Download our free report, The First 7 Things to Do When You Get Promoted. Follow us on Facebook.

    • 12 min
    Understanding Time Perspectives - Task Orientation

    Understanding Time Perspectives - Task Orientation

    This week, we continue the conversation with Carl Smith about time perspectives that we started two weeks ago. In this episode, Carl and I will explore ways that people with a primary task orientation view time, how they can be misunderstood, and how they can improve their communication with people who have a more people-oriented perspective.
    Additional Leadership Resources Take our free DISC Assessment. Download our free report, The First 7 Things to Do When You Get Promoted. Follow us on Facebook.

    • 13 min
    When You Suddenly Find Yourself Leading Remotely

    When You Suddenly Find Yourself Leading Remotely

    As businesses around the country make quick adjustments to deal with the coronavirus outbreak, many people suddenly find themselves leading - at least for a short time - a remote team. This week, my guest is co-founder of The Remote Leadership Institute, Wayne Turmel. Wayne shares insights for helping you better lead a team in a remote working environment.
    Additional Leadership Resources The Remote Leadership Institute The Long-Distance Leader Take our free DISC Assessment. Download our free report, The First 7 Things to Do When You Get Promoted. Follow us on Facebook.

    • 19 min
    Different Ways That People View Time

    Different Ways That People View Time

    Not everyone views time the same way, and those differences can become major drivers of stress, frustration, and conflict. This is the first of three episodes where Carl Smith and I explore different perspectives on time and how leaders can better navigate those differences.
    Additional Leadership Resources Take our free DISC Assessment. Download our free report, The First 7 Things to Do When You Get Promoted. Follow us on Facebook.

    • 12 min
    The Do's and Don'ts of Coaching Conversations

    The Do's and Don'ts of Coaching Conversations

    When we try to coach people towards higher performance, it's easy to get frustrated and to make some common coaching mistakes. In this episode, I'll define the difference between coaching and discipline and give you three do's and don'ts of coaching conversations.
    Additional Leadership Resources Take our free DISC Assessment. Download our free report, The First 7 Things to Do When You Get Promoted.

    • 10 min
    The Pancake Theory of Communication

    The Pancake Theory of Communication

    In honor of National Pancake Day, I'm discussing the Pancake Theory of Communication. How is communication like a pancake? What can we learn about communication from pancakes? Tune in to find out.
    Additional Leadership Resources Take our free DISC Assessment. Download our free report, The First 7 Things to Do When You Get Promoted.

    • 7 min

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We all need comms help

There is a real difference in how a leader communicates (or a good vs less-than-good leader). Super helpful guidance Guy gives that you can bring right into your daily communications (written or spoken). As a leader, writer and public speaker, this is super helpful!

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Leaderhsip at every level!

You will learn something you can implement today! Short and sweet and to the point, just my style!

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Outstanding leadership podcast!

Great info each episode!

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