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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

    • Management
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

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.

    Make Yourself Non-Threatening

    Make Yourself Non-Threatening

    In a prior series of episodes, I explored the idea of unintentional threat triggers (and how to avoid them) using the DISC model as a framework. Last week, I used David Rock’s SCARF model to explore how to keep your anger response under control. This week, I’m sort of combining those two ideas to look at how you can use the SCARF model as a way to reduce the ways you might come across as a threat to others.
    Additional Leadership Resources Learn more about the SCARF model. Take our free DISC Assessment. Download our free report, The First 7 Things to Do When You Get Promoted. Follow us on Facebook. Subscribe to the Podcast Don’t miss an episode! Subscribe to this podcast through the options below.
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    • 12 min
    If You Can Name It, You Can Tame It

    If You Can Name It, You Can Tame It

    A great deal of Talking Like a Leader depends on remaining calm and rational in difficult – sometimes irritating – situations. Remaining calm and rational depends on not getting angry when things get difficult. In this episode, I’ll explore a concept and share a model you can use on yourself to remain calm and rational.
    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. Subscribe to the Podcast Don’t miss an episode! Subscribe to this podcast through the options below.
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    • 9 min
    Coaching Isn't Telling: A Lesson Learned the Hard Way

    Coaching Isn't Telling: A Lesson Learned the Hard Way

    This week, I'll explore the idea coaching a team member for improved performance and offer a better way than telling people what you want them to do.

    • 9 min
    Leading Remotely: The Importance of Intentionality

    Leading Remotely: The Importance of Intentionality

    This week, I’m revisiting and building upon a piece of advice that my colleague Wayne Turmel shared in an episode we recorded in March of this year – When You Suddenly Find Yourself Leading Remotely. The specific issue is the need for more intentionality in a remote work world.

    • 13 min
    Chronic Conflict: It Gets Worse Before It Gets Better

    Chronic Conflict: It Gets Worse Before It Gets Better

    In this episode, I’ll share a lesson from cleaning my garage that will help you address the chronic conflicts you face as a leader.

    • 11 min
    More Than Techniques - The Importance of Character

    More Than Techniques - The Importance of Character

    As you work to develop your communication techniques to better Talk Like a Leader, I encourage you to consider the importance of character development on both your growth as a leader and your ability to communicate as one. In this episode, I’m considering thoughts about the importance of character as a leader and how it affects your communication effectiveness.
    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. Subscribe to the Podcast Don’t miss an episode! Subscribe to this podcast through the options below.
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    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

bdizzlefizzle ,

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!

Michelle Bronson ,

Leaderhsip at every level!

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

TAOTIGER ,

Outstanding leadership podcast!

Great info each episode!

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