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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

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 16 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.

    Vulnerability Makes Connections

    Vulnerability Makes Connections

    Recently, I had an experience with about 120 young people aged 15-20 that taught me a lesson about the power of vulnerability to connect with people. This episode shares that experience and what I learned.
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    • 9 min
    [REPOST] How to Be Assertive Without Being a Jerk

    [REPOST] How to Be Assertive Without Being a Jerk

    Using assertive communication can help your to communicate more clearly and completely, and it has a risk. It’s possible to try to communicate assertively and slip over the line in to aggressive, jerk-like communication. In this episode, I’ll share three key principles (and two bonus principles) to help you strike the balance between being too passive and too aggressive.
    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. Related Episodes Three Ways to Irritate Others and How to Correct It Stay Positive, Avoid Negative Three Things to Consider Before You Choose a Communication Technique Make Yourself Non-Threatening Communicate in a Way That Does NOT Convey Threat

    • 10 min
    Overcoming the Pull of the Past – Dealing with Leadership Undertow

    Overcoming the Pull of the Past – Dealing with Leadership Undertow

    When you step in to leadership, you inherit all of the good and bad of past leadership decisions for people who sat in your current seat in the past. Dealing with the negative expectations that can create can be a frustrating leadership challenge. In this episode, I'm offering a path forward.
    Additional Leadership Resources
    Take our free DISC Assessment. Check out our video series, What You Should Do in the First 45 Days of Your New Role. Follow us on Facebook. Follow us on LinkedIn.

    • 9 min
    Oh No, I Made a Mistake I Knew How to Avoid!

    Oh No, I Made a Mistake I Knew How to Avoid!

    This week I was working in my shop, and I made a mistake that I new how to avoid. How is that possible? Both the answer to that question is in this episode and how the lesson connects to leadership communication is in this episode.
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    • 8 min
    Resolving Conflicts with Other Leaders in Your Organization

    Resolving Conflicts with Other Leaders in Your Organization

    In a recent workshop, I got a question related to how conflict resolution with other leaders might be different from conflict resolution within the team you lead. In this episode, I'm addressing the answer to that question.
    Additional Leadership Resources
    Take our free DISC Assessment.
    Check out our video series, What You Should Do in the First 45 Days of Your New Role.
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    • 9 min
    How to Discipline and Employee After You Tried Everything Else

    How to Discipline and Employee After You Tried Everything Else

    You have tried everything you can think of. You have encouraged, corrected, and taught, and, still, they keep doing that annoying thing. What do you do next?
    Additional Leadership Resources Take our free DISC Assessment. Check out our video series, What You Should Do in the First 45 Days of Your New Role. Follow us on Facebook. Follow us on LinkedIn. Related Episodes The Do's and Don'ts of Coaching Conversations

    • 13 min

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16 Ratings

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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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