Your ultimate level of success depends on your ability to express yourself in a creative, confident, and compelling way. Whether you speak, teach, or write, the same underlying principles of communication will guarantee excellence in whatever you do. The Communication Guys podcast teaches those timeless, universal principles and applies them to all forms of communication: spoken and written, personal and public, platform and small group. Tim Downs is a professional speaker, communication trainer, novelist, and cartoonist whose work has appeared in newspapers from the New York Post to the Los Angeles Times. Dr. Tom Barrett is an internationally recognized expert in the psychology of success who specializes in teaching communication skills, emotional intelligence, and business development to entrepreneurs and business leaders.
How to Connect in an Angry World
Is it possible to connect with someone whose politics or social views are the virtual opposite of your own? Yes, it is possible—and it’s important that we learn to do it, because the world is becoming angrier and more polarized than ever before. How will we solve the problems of the future if we can’t even talk to one another? Episode 174 of the Communication Guys podcast is “How to Connect in an Angry World,” where the Guys describe 5 essentials for beginning to connect with someone whose views are nothing like your own. This episode is a replay of one of our most timely and significant episodes, originally released as Episode 148.
Turning Resolutions into Reality
Do your New Year’s resolutions have a way of vanishing, despite your best intentions? This week’s Communication Guys podcast is “Turning Resolutions into Reality,” where the Guys describe the key attitudes and habits that can make this year different and help you finally accomplish those dreams and goals. This episode is a replay of Episode 16.
How to Create Fun and Meaningful Conversations
Are you getting tired of the same old boring conversations? Then you’ll like this week’s Communication Guys podcast, “How to Create Fun and Meaningful Conversations,” where the Guys give creative suggestions for going a little deeper with friends and family this holiday season. This episode is a replay of one of our most popular podcasts, Episode 15.
The 1 Day Communication Challenge
You would be amazed at how much you can improve as a communicator in a single day. All you have to do is apply 5 simple techniques that will leave people wondering at the remarkable transformation that’s come over you. Today the Guys reveal those 5 life-changing techniques. Does it sound like we’re over-promising? Try it for one day and see for yourself. This episode is a replay of Episode 126.
5 Ways to Become a Warmer Person
According to research, the character quality that everyone instinctively looks for first is “warmth.” Do people perceive you as a “warm” person? Today the Guys discuss intriguing research in the social sciences that reveals the importance of personal warmth and give practical tips for developing that quality. This episode is a replay of one of our most-downloaded episodes, and was originally released as Episode 120.
Dealing with Conflicts Before they Become Conflicts
Why do park rangers lob explosives onto a mountainside to purposely start an avalanche? Answer: Because the avalanche you start yourself is the easiest one to control. In this episode The Guys explain how to deal with disagreements while they’re still minor grievances and before they erupt into full-blown battles. This episode is a replay of one of our most-downloaded episodes, and was originally released as Episode 104.
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Thank you for answering that question with such great information. I honestly did not realize that a great Emcee needed to put in so much work…but it makes sense. I look forward to listening to more of your programs. Have a great day!
The whole Enchilada
I was looking to curate targeted podcast episodes from various sources to share with my leadership team! The Communication Guys not only shareValuable and succinct information but I did it as a teaching podcast because they were constantly making connections and reviewing what they had just talked about...but what was the most impressive was these Guys are the whole enchilada because they provide episode outlines to be viewed and used!!!
Where did they go?!
Great show so glad they are back