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The Communication Guys Podcast: Communication Excellence | Professional and Personal Success

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.
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Now displaying: October, 2016
Oct 31, 2016

Everyone wants to be liked, but few people think of “likability” as a skill that can be learned. The overall impression we create with a listener is a critical component of communication and persuasion. In Episode 8, we describe 6 practical principles anyone can apply to create a favorable impression with an audience.

Oct 24, 2016

We live in a world of tweets, texts, and posts, where technology makes it easier than ever to express your thoughts. Because of our focus on making statements, we often forget the art of asking questions. In this episode we discuss the remarkable impact that questions can have in both business and relationships, and we describe four types of questions that everyone needs to know.

Oct 17, 2016

Sometimes the goal of our communication is to persuade others—to change their thinking, alter their behavior, or motivate them to action. But only a toll booth attendant likes change, so how can we effectively persuade others to our way of thinking? In Episode 6 we describe 6 principles that will add persuasive power to any appeal you make, whether personal or professional.

Oct 10, 2016

How often do you speak in public? The answer is: every time you open your mouth. Public speaking isn’t limited to platform presentations. Every time you open your mouth to speak, whether corporately or privately, you have the opportunity to leave a great impression—if you’ll follow the principles we discuss in Episode 5.

Oct 3, 2016

We’ve all seen the telltale signs before: wandering eyes, glancing at watches, fumbling for cell phones… They’re the unmistakable signs that you’re more interested in what you have to say than your listener is. How do we make our listeners eager to hear more, instead of hoping we’ll go away? That’s the topic of Episode 4.

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