Speaking and Communicating Podcast

Roberta Ndlela

This podcast is a platform for sharing expertise on how to improve communication skills, both personally and professionally. Soft skills in the workplace are crucial for job promotions, C-suite and entrepreneurship. Developing and mastering them also improves the quality of your personal relationships. These human-centered skills are not usually the focus of tertiary institutions. Whether you are interviewed for your dream job or climbing the corporate ladder - these skills will be the determining factor between maximizing your success and getting left behind!

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How To Fix A Toxic Work Environment w/ Kyle McDowell
4d ago
How To Fix A Toxic Work Environment w/ Kyle McDowell
How do you fix a toxic work culture?Meet Kyle McDowell!Kyle McDowell is a former corporate executive of 3 Fortune 10 firms turned bestselling Author, Speaker, and Leadership expert.From a tiny cubicle to leading 10s of 1000s of employees at some of the biggest companies in the world, to embarking on his life’s mission: cultivating and inspiring a world of WE-oriented leaders. Kyle is committed to ridding the corporate world of its toxic ways. He asserts that “The only way to build a Culture of Excellence is to Begin With WE. There is no substitution for conspicuously stating and then aligning on the principles that fuel the organization. The result of this alignment is a team with an unshakable bond and resolve to embrace (and conquer) the biggest challenges in business.”In a world where individualism often takes center stage, Kyle McDowell brings a refreshing and transformative approach to leadership and corporate culture. On this episode, we delve into the power of 'We' with Kyle, a visionary who's reshaping the way we think about teamwork and organizational success.Kyle's journey from a cubicle in corporate America to leading thousands has culminated in his groundbreaking book, "Begin With WE." His 10 We's framework is not just a set of principles; it's a movement!Key Points:- from apathy to a principle-based leader-  being a champion for authenticity and transparency- principles that foster trust, innovation, and unparalleled results- igniting a desire to lead with purpose- the real-life impact of the 10 WEs- turning from boss to inspiring leader- turning toxic work environments into cultures of excellence- the undeniable link between principled leadership and business success...and so much more!📋 Episode Chapters(00:00) Speaking and communicating podcast aims to help you improve your communication skills(01:32) Kyle McDowell is widely known for transforming bosses into leaders using the 10 WEs framework(03:47) You talk about shifting from principle-based leadership to service-based leadership(09:21) Kyle: It turned even the financial results around at one company(10:55) Kyle talks about 10 principles that can help organizations succeed(16:32) We measure ourselves by outcomes, not activity(20:14) There are two schools of thought on the details. Details are what separates good from average(25:53) No leader should expect to have all the answers, Roberta(29:43) Steve Kerr says Michael Jordan's leadership made him a better player(36:13) When you want to drive a big transformation, it's challenging(40:05) Kyle: Thank you very much for having me on. I appreciate your kind words(40:21) Roberta: Kyle, thank you for being on the speaking on communicating podcastConnect with Kyle:Website: https://kylemcdowellinc.com- Social Media: @kylemcdowellinc- Book available on Amazon, Target, Barnes & Noble, and as an audiobook narrated by Kyle himself.Listen to the Podcast, subscribe, leave a rating and a review:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-to-fix-a-toxic-work-environment-w-kyle-mcdowell/id1614151066?i=1000652039541Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/632LtphtjPOH98UhsObr8lYouTube: https://youtu.be/4x5FfZkIcgw Listen to more BE Podcast Network shows:Tell Me ThisLeading Collaborative ResponseThe Authority
How to Lead with Empathy w/ Dr. Stevie Dawn Carter
6d ago
How to Lead with Empathy w/ Dr. Stevie Dawn Carter
What benefit comes from leaders developing empathy?Meet Dr. Stevie Dawn Carter!Dr. Stevie is the CEO of Empathix, Adjunct Professor, Keynote Speaker and Bestselling Author! Organizations hire her to inspire and empower their people to become Emotionally Intelligent Communicators. As a professional speaker and trainer, she supports groups that are looking to put impactful communication and whole-human awareness at the top of their to-do list. With over 20 years of teaching and training experience, she creates presentations that are relevant, funny, and immediately applicable to every day life.When not traveling around the country speaking on a stage, Dr. Stevie spends her time focused on growing The Fleetwood Project, a non-profit theater company started by her family in Mansfield, Texas.📋 Episode Chapters(00:00) This is why all my relationships fail. Because I was going through a divorce at the time(00:14) Speaking and communicating podcast aims to help you improve your communication skills(01:20) Dr Carter is the CEO of Empathix, a corporate trainer(02:12) Empathix trains corporations on how to build emotional intelligence into their culture(03:12) You're on stage you must really love the stage. Yes, it is my favorite place to be(08:57) I think all leaders have some sort of servant, right(10:39) Empathix focuses on emotional intelligence and empathy(11:58) Steven Miller studied leadership and studying emotional intelligence for his PhD(18:10) Let's assess how this is impacting our life, then make changes(18:49) Everything in this world is built on relationships, from our personal life to work(21:56) Every problem in every organization is built somewhere on bad relationships(26:19) Doing a pulse check before your interactions can help you be more emotionally intelligent(32:03) Communication is key when dealing with difficult conversations(32:51) When we talk about empathy and leadership skills, we are not saying business comes first(34:43) Building good relationships is so important when you're a leader(39:11) People who struggle at work tend to also be struggling at home(41:39) Last words for leaders who feel unprepared, um, for their new leadership roles(44:52) Thank you for joining us on the speaking on communicating podcastConnect with Dr. Stevie:Website: https://empathix.netLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drsteviedawncarter/Listen to the Podcast, subscribe, leave a rating and a review on Apple & Spotify:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-to-lead-with-empathy-w-dr-stevie-dawn-carter/id1614151066?i=1000651791497Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/6Q1D1bgvNnMwZo7hrjpxR0YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZsAfi--zJM&t=242s Listen to more BE Podcast Network shows:Tell Me ThisLeading Collaborative ResponseThe Authority
Communication Skills for Leadership Success w/ Dr. Carlos Davidovich
05-04-2024
Communication Skills for Leadership Success w/ Dr. Carlos Davidovich
How do top-performing leaders differentiate themselves from the rest?Meet Dr. Carlos Davidovich!Dr. Davidovich is an Executive Coach, Neuromanagement Expert, Speaker, Author and International TEDx Speaker. He has extensive experience supporting the development of leaders and management teams alike on an international scale. Raised and educated in Argentina, he has been living and working between Europe, USA and Canada for over 20 years, where he has become an Executive Coach giving workshops and lectures on Neuromanagement, applying neuroscience in organizations and businesses. Currently, he resides in Madrid working with clients from all sorts of cultures around the world. Dr. Davidovich is originally trained as a medical doctor and draws on this medical background and understanding of the brain to apply Neuromanagement coaching modalities that lead to evident and sustainable change for his clients. He is a professor of Neuromanagement in the MBA programs at the University of New York in Prague, Czech Republic, and at GEA in Ljubljana, Slovenia; a guest lecturer for the Masters in Leadership program at the Lang School of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph, and a thought leader with the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate. Dr. Davidovich helps his leader clients with high pressure, high conflict and high stress environments in this VUCA world.Key Points:- neuromanagement intersecting with neuroscience- how leadership needs to understand the 5 brains- building capacity in each of the control centers- how humans operate, interrelate and react to change- leadership communication vs team understanding- communicating for the other person, not for yourself...and so much more!He is the author of the bestseller, Five Brain Leadership where he walks you through the latest breakthroughs in the burgeoning fields of neuroscience, epigenetics, and cognitive behavior to help you better understand your multilayered, magical mind, and how to work with it instead of against it in leading your team and building relationships.📋 Episode Chapters(00:00) Communication and leadership are crucial for your career growth and leadership development(01:11) Carlos Davidovich talks to Roberta about the five brain leadership(01:46) Nuromanagement is a blending of business and neuroscience(03:54) One of your goals is to help companies build great relationships(11:32) Roberta: The human brain is quite complex in communication(16:57) Intuition is a different process. Sometimes people call it the gut feeling(19:19) The most successful leaders are those able to listen and to decode properly intuition(26:47) With a positive emotion, the rational brain works the best(29:10) Being in the present is the most productive way of being(32:07) Most successful leaders higher up in organizations use intuition, you say(33:10) Today we talk about the AQ, or adaptability quotientConnect with Dr. Davidovich:Website: https://www.carlosdavidovich.com/en/home-eng/Five Brain Leadership by Dr. Carlos Davidovich on AmazonListen to the Podcast, subscribe, leave a rating and a review:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/communication-skills-for-leadership-success-w-dr-carlos/id1614151066?i=1000651563553Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5flZoQHwdrb7JgacOJK3m4YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mcy5RwEBWXI Listen to more BE Podcast Network shows:Tell Me ThisLeading Collaborative ResponseThe Authority
Leading with Vulnerability and Authenticity w/ Sabine Gedeon
03-04-2024
Leading with Vulnerability and Authenticity w/ Sabine Gedeon
How do you show up authentically as a leader?Meet Sabine Gedeon!Sabine is an Author, Speaker, Certified Coach and Consultant who guides professionals and entrepreneurs in transforming in leadership and in life. She also hosts the "She Leads Now" Podcast. Sabine is on a mission to ignite, empower, and equip leaders to fully step into their leadership identity, power, and ability, with Tools, Programs, and Coaching so you can create fulfillment in your life, career, and business.If you are ready to embrace growth and transform into the powerful leader you are destined to become, listen to Sabine for various takeaways in this conversation. She brings together human-centered principles and tech-driven solutions, crafting programs tailored to tackle your specific leadership challenges.Key Points:- how to boost your confidence in a leadership role- preparing yourself to lead authentically- how entrepreneurs can make a bigger impact- switching careers when at the top of your game- making transitions as an emerging leader or executive- how to have confidence, influence and impact...and so much more!--📋 Episode Chapters(00:00) Communication and leadership are crucial for your career growth and leadership development(01:24) Sabine Gedeon is an author, speaker, career and leadership strategist(01:52) Welcome. So tell us a little bit about your career(06:18) When you went to study the masters, you realized entrepreneurship wasn't for you(10:25) Let's talk about the leadership aspect. We talk about leaders on this podcast(15:02) There are more women in leadership now than there have been before(23:20) You're no longer selecting values because authenticity sounds great or integrity sounds great(23:46) Once we get to who are you, what are your values(28:15) Roberta: Sabine Gedeon, welcome to the show. Thank you so much for having me(29:09) Speaking on communicating podcast focuses on improving your communication skills---Connect with Sabine:Website: https://sabinegedeon.comAdditional Resources:The Journey to Becoming by Sabine Gedeon on AmazonListen to the Podcast, subscribe, leave a rating and a review:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/leading-with-vulnerability-and-authenticity-w/id1614151066?i=1000651322535Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/2ZbWeMXoAZLBZkmy99MfB3YouTube: https://youtu.be/hXz2iaVhq2w Listen to more BE Podcast Network shows:Tell Me ThisLeading Collaborative ResponseThe Authority
Empathy Over Authority: Listening and Respect in Leadership w/ Dr. David L. Schreiner, Ph.D.
01-04-2024
Empathy Over Authority: Listening and Respect in Leadership w/ Dr. David L. Schreiner, Ph.D.
How can leaders be the best part of their team's day?Meet Dr. David L. Schreiner, Ph.D.Dr. David is President / CEO at Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital since 2011, Author of the best selling “Be The Best Part Of Their Day." He is on a mission to maximize your communication effectiveness to those who matter most. As a renowned expert on the topic, David has helped numerous executives enhance their communication skills and leadership abilities. He has written a book titled “Be The Best Part Of Their Day: Using Values-Based Leadership to Supercharge Your Communication” that is available to order. Join us for an enlightening conversation with Dr. David L. Schreiner, Ph.D., CEO of a hospital, freshly minted Ph.D. holder, author, and esteemed leadership expert. We delve into the profound insights from Dr. Schreiner's book, "Be the Best Part of Their Day," where he embodies the principles of leading with a listening ear and a heart for service.Discover the transformational power of being present over merely doing, and how this shift in approach can be the key to unlocking greater value within your team. Learn how Dr. Schreiner's journey from an x-ray tech to a respected CEO was fueled not just by competence, but by the genuine connections and respect fostered with those around him. His 2022 dissertation, titled "What CEO Practices Help Rural Hospitals Engage Constituents in Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous Times?" has been presented to leadership groups from all industries across the United States as well as in Canada and Ireland. With 30+ years of healthcare experience and having served on national boards with a particular emphasis on strengthening rural hospitals.Uncover the 10 to 5 rule that's reshaping the culture at KSB Hospital, fostering a sense of community and kindness that's palpable upon entry. Hear firsthand how a focus on appreciative inquiry, engagement, and transparent crisis management can lead to sustainable solutions and a trusted leadership style.Embrace the philosophy of ubuntu — "I am because you are" — and understand why it's not just technical prowess that leads to career advancement, but the ability to relate to others on a human level. Dr. Schreiner's approach to leadership isn't about having all the answers but about asking the right questions and acknowledging the humanity in each interaction.Tune in to learn how you can apply these transformative leadership strategies in your own life, both professionally and personally. And remember to visit drdavidschreiner.com to connect with Dr. Schreiner, explore his work, and contribute to the KSB Hospital foundation through his book sales and speaking engagements.Connect with Dr. David:Website: https://drdavidschreiner.com📋 Episode Chapters(00:00) By being more than doing, I could be of more value to the people that I work with(00:18) Communication and soft skills are crucial for career growth and leadership development(01:29) Roberta welcomes David L. Schreiner to the show(02:18) Dr. David L. Schreiner is the president and CEO of Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital(03:23) Roberta: I think a person has to have competence at the job(06:02) Roberta: You say you had to learn that you don't know everything(08:26) You had a complaint from a patient about how they received itemized billing(10:58) You talk about the ten to five rule that you have at KSB hospital(15:00) You spoke of someone who was applying for a director position at KSB hospital(18:01) You have three supercharged communication principles in your new book(19:35) Roberta: What is appreciative inquiry? Roberta: It's inquiry(20:54) We always talk about engagement in this podcast, and there are so many different perspectives(22:06) David: I visit every department of our hospital every quarter(24:35) Let's talk about crisis management during the pandemic(27:01) David: Roberta, thank you so much for sharing your wisdom(27:42) David Schreiner donating portion of book proceeds to KSB hospital foundation(28:56) Speaking on communicating podcast focuses on improving your communication skillsConnect with Dr. David:Website: https://drdavidschreiner.comAdditional Resources:Be The Best Part Of Their Day by Dr. David L. Schreiner, Ph.D. on AmazonListen to the Podcast, subscribe, leave a rating and a review:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/empathy-over-authority-listening-and-respect-in/id1614151066?i=1000651097840Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/4AYy1GU4sZt7xqcKZ7jEW0YouTube: https://youtu.be/Zo6an33hXXw Listen to more BE Podcast Network shows:Tell Me ThisLeading Collaborative ResponseThe Authority
How To Heal Your Triggers w/ Dr. Laura Graye
29-03-2024
How To Heal Your Triggers w/ Dr. Laura Graye
Are you ready to untangle the knots of your unconscious and harness the power of your intuition?Meet Dr. Laura Graye!Dr. Laura Graye is a cutting-edge innovator and researcher in the burgeoning field of vibrational medicine. Her gentle heart and boundless energy guides clients from life-limiting beliefs and experiences to a healthier and more purposeful sense of being by utilizing her powerful intuitive capabilities, her knowledge of human anatomy, physiology and neuropsychology, and her comprehension of the quantum human experience.In a riveting conversation that intertwines metaphysics with the art of communication, Dr. Laura Graye, a medical intuitive and metaphysician, joins us on the show. With her unique blend of medical expertise and metaphysical insight, Dr. Graye unravels the complexities of how our inner communication shapes our reality and destiny.Dive deep into the quantum human experience as Dr. Graye reveals the transformative power of our triggers, the pathways to intuitive wisdom, and the profound impact of our subconscious self-talk. Discover how to realign with your highest health and embrace your true path.📋 Episode Chapters(00:00) Robert Ndlela: Our triggers are the most powerful communicators(00:48) Doctor Laura Graye is a medical intuitive and a metaphysician(04:38) From 8 to 33, you had less collagen, so you had health issues(09:07) When you help clients with anxiety, do you go back to science(11:58) How do we communicate with ourselves on a daily basis?(18:16) Triggers are the things that give us the flag to know what we need(23:35) There are four pathways of intuition running through our bodies(27:56) When we think about shame, does it lower our vibration and sometimes lead to medical issues(32:20) Paying attention to your triggers is the most healing psychology(38:20) Why do people get triggered by good things, like a happy couple(44:37) Speaking on communicating podcast focuses on improving your communication skillsConnect with Dr. Laura:Website: https://www.lauragraye.comWebsite: https://www.medigraytion.comAdditional Resources:The Four Agreementshttps://www.miguelruiz.com/the-four-agreementsThe Five Agreementshttps://www.miguelruiz.com/the-five-agreementsBrene Brownhttps://brenebrown.com/Marianne Williamsonhttps://marianne.com/Listen to the Podcast, subscribe, leave a rating and a review:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-to-heal-your-triggers-w-dr-laura-graye/id1614151066?i=1000650862793Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5jmcSKytaPCKaePGA3525BYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0k4Ko6YnXNY Listen to more BE Podcast Network shows:Tell Me ThisLeading Collaborative ResponseThe Authority
Storytelling Strategies from a Filmmaker w/ James Patrick O'Malley
27-03-2024
Storytelling Strategies from a Filmmaker w/ James Patrick O'Malley
How do you craft a compelling story?Meet Filmmaker James Patrick O'Malley!Dive into the art of storytelling with James!In an industry where every frame and word counts, James, a seasoned filmmaker and communications expert, shares his invaluable insights on crafting compelling narratives, whether it's for a major motion picture, an advertisement, or a crucial presentation. With over 30 years of experience, he discusses the intricate dance between decision-making and communication and how being exceptional in your role, no matter the capacity, is a form of leadership that can inspire and transcend expectations.James explores the power of the first take, the importance of relevance in storytelling, and how true salesmanship is akin to telling a story that resonates and solves problems. This episode is a masterclass for professionals aiming to elevate their communication skills and for anyone who understands the profound impact of a well-told story.Connect with James Patrick O'Malley:LinkedIn: James Patrick O'MalleyCompany: https://carnavalpictures.net📋 Episode Chapters(00:00) Speaking and communicating podcast is a great way to improve your communication skills(00:47) James is a communications expert and filmmaker(03:57) Communication is about decision making, says film director David Zuckerman(11:10) The definition of leadership is finding the flow of an issue(15:31) There are two different ways to tell a story in advertising and marketing(25:32) Some directors believe the best expression is going to occur in the first take(27:13) It depends on the actor. For me, there have been actors that get better(29:11) Every day is storytelling, right? Everything we do is storytelling(31:28) James is the communications expert behind Carnaval PicturesListen to the Podcast, subscribe, leave a rating and a review:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/storytelling-strategies-from-a-filmmaker-w-james/id1614151066?i=1000650635410Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/0Rq0fZdB9MK4PKnNsmziwLYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qF8daAqYtHw Listen to more BE Podcast Network shows:Tell Me ThisLeading Collaborative ResponseThe Authority
Ovecome Adversity w/ Michael W. Allison
25-03-2024
Ovecome Adversity w/ Michael W. Allison
How do you recover after losing everything?Meet Michael W. Allison!Michael is the CEO & Founder of The Adversity Academy and shares his powerful story of overcoming so much in his life, including being shot, having his friend killed right in front of him and 2 divorces under his belt.Discover the power of resilience and transformation with Michael W. Allison on the Speaking and Communicating Podcast!In this deeply moving episode, we welcome Michael W. Allison, military veteran, author, podcast host, and founder of The Adversity Academy. Michael's life story is a testament to the human spirit's capacity to overcome. From the hardships of childhood to the traumas of war, he has faced challenges that would break many. Yet, Michael's journey is one of remarkable courage and profound change.Join us as Michael shares his personal experiences with adversity, including the loss of a best friend in combat, battling PTSD, and coming back from the brink of suicide. His candid conversation with host Roberta Angela sheds light on the transformative power of self-discovery, personal development, and the importance of community support.By the end of this episode, you'll learn about Michael's 3 D's—decisions, direction, and destination—that guide his work at The Adversity Academy. Discover how to align your life's path, gain clarity, and create a blueprint for overcoming obstacles and achieving personal growth.Connect with Michael and explore his resources:- Personal Website: https://www.michaelwallison.com- The Adversity Academy: https://www.theadversityacademy.com- Free Resources: https://www.breakthebottle.org/resource-list📋 Episode Chapters(00:00) This podcast focuses on improving your speaking and communicating skills(00:44) Michael W. Allison is a military veteran and entrepreneur(02:21) When you talk about adversity and founding the adversity academy, are you open about it(07:50) You write about traumatic events in your book. One thing I've noticed is not emotional(11:15) What decision did you make that led you to creating the adversity academy(13:05) You mentioned identity shift earlier, how do you feel about yourself now(14:00) When you go through adversity, do you feel unseen(17:19) You talk about personal development and getting your life back on track(20:58) Roberta says you have to reevaluate what you surround yourself with(24:14) Michael Bennett's podcast combines personal development and business development(25:38) Michael W. Allison shares his overcoming adversity story on the podcast(27:14) Speaking and communicating podcast focuses on improving communication skills for professionals and individualsConnect with Michael:Website: https://michaelwallison.comWebsite: https://theadversityacademy.comFree Resources: https://www.breakthebottle.org/resource-listAdditional Resources:Netflixhttps://www.netflix.com/Rush Universityhttps://www.rushu.rush.edu/Emory Hospitalhttps://www.emoryhealthcare.org/Break the Bottlehttp://www.breakthebottle.org/Listen to the Podcast, subscribe, leave a rating and a review:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ovecome-adversity-w-michael-w-allison/id1614151066?i=1000650393869Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/63ri7gDteWt4ODAY6AGyEGYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ou-fPH6cU8c Listen to more BE Podcast Network shows:Tell Me ThisLeading Collaborative ResponseThe Authority
Using Humor in Presentations w/ Comedian Leanne Linsky
22-03-2024
Using Humor in Presentations w/ Comedian Leanne Linsky
Ready to turn your speaking blunders into stand-up success?Meet Leanne Linsky!Leanne, the founder of Plausible and a seasoned comedian, joins us from Seattle to share her unique insights on how humor can transform our public speaking and communication skills. With a background that spans from the corporate world to the comedy stage, Leanne reveals the secrets to captivating an audience, handling unexpected heckles, and crafting a presentation that's as memorable as a well-delivered punchline.Connect with Leanne:Website: https://plauzzable.comSocials: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook @PlauzzableTune in to this laughter-filled episode and discover how to infuse wit into your words, the art of the comedic pause, and why storytelling is your secret weapon for engagement. Whether you're a nervous novice or a seasoned speaker, Leanne's strategies will help you embrace the spotlight with confidence and a grin.📋 Episode Chapters(00:00) This podcast is about improving your speaking and communicating skills(00:51) Leanne Linsky is a comedian and entrepreneur from Seattle(01:41) You started out in business but now do all your comedy online(05:23) Right now, if you want to earn money for your performing,(06:09) When you're telling jokes, there's usually this pause(11:44) Speaking of engagement, you engage your audience in the sense that they know something else(16:04) Crowd work takes practice, but Steve Martin perfected it brilliantly(23:08) Practice, practice, practice. Certain comedians have their sayings or their things(23:44) You should structure your jokes such that you don't forget(29:38) Another key factor that can influence your audience response is what was happening before presentation(33:03) Leanne, any last words for presentations and public speakingConnect with Leanne:Website: https://leannelinsky.comListen to the Podcast, subscribe, leave a rating and a review:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/using-humor-in-presentations-w-leanne-linsky/id1614151066?i=1000650131921Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/3yUoEe4NfWleAX9WqPB6OpYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kwzt4ctXJQ Listen to more BE Podcast Network shows:Tell Me ThisLeading Collaborative ResponseThe Authority
How to Apply for a Board of Directors Seat w/ Debra Boggs
20-03-2024
How to Apply for a Board of Directors Seat w/ Debra Boggs
Elevate Your Executive Presence and Secure That Coveted Board Seat...Meet Debra Boggs!Are you an accomplished executive eyeing a seat at the boardroom table? In this compelling episode of the Speaking and Communicating Podcast, host Roberta Ndlela sits down with Debra Boggs, a luminary in executive career growth and member of the Forbes Business Council. Debra shares her expertise on the nuanced differences between C-suite leadership and board advisement, offering a masterclass on how to pivot your resume and personal brand from an action-oriented doer to a strategic influencer.Discover the secrets to networking your way into the boardroom, where a staggering 85% of opportunities are secured. Learn how to craft a resume that speaks volumes about your high-level impact, and why a finely-honed value proposition can set you apart in a sea of highly qualified candidates. Debra also delves into the art of negotiation, revealing that even the most attractive offers have room for improvement, and why you should always counter, especially when it comes to protective severance agreements.For those with aspirations to join a board, Debra demystifies the process, highlighting the importance of global experience, financial acumen, and cybersecurity knowledge in today's market. Plus, she shares her personal journey to the Forbes Business Council, underscoring the power of networking and the significance of having champions in your corner.Don't miss this episode's wealth of strategies for executives and board hopefuls alike.#ExecutivePresence #Boardroom #CareerGrowth #ForbesBusinessCouncil #SpeakingAndCommunicatingPodcast📋 Episode Chapters(00:00) Communication and soft skills are crucial for career growth and leadership development(00:43) Debra Boggs is an expert in executive career growth(01:51) Debra founded and now runs DNS, executive career management(02:49) You started writing resumes as a passion project that turned into a business(04:20) You've taken a passion project and a side hustle and turned it into full time(05:09) What does a resume look like for an executive versus a regular professional(08:55) Many people start their resumes out with 25 years of experience in finance(09:36) Only about 15% of corporate board seats are filled through recruiters(12:35) The Spencer Stewart board index looks at the newest board members for public companies(15:14) Let's talk about negotiating your salary, our favorite topic(17:35) Is a board seat something you can negotiate or can't(19:04) Your membership on the Forbes business council is very recent(20:38) The first thing is to focus on networking and not applying online(22:55) You should be very specific with your value proposition when applying for executive positions(24:37) Any last words for anyone who needs to network enough for hopefully securing a board seat(25:51) Debra Boggs on LinkedIn: I post a ton of content(26:30) Thank you for joining us on the speaking on Communicating podcastConnect with Debra:Website: https://www.dscareermanagement.comLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/debraboggs/Additional Resources:Forbes Business Councilhttps://www.forbes.com/business-council/Spencer Stewart Board Indexhttps://www.spencerstuart.com/research-and-insight/spencer-stuart-board-indexListen to the Podcast, subscribe, leave a rating and a review:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-to-apply-for-a-board-of-directors-seat-w-debra-boggs/id1614151066?i=1000649867179Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/2ghERBDoJZ3sNbEXspt3sJYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9aNDq7lbXY Listen to more BE Podcast Network shows:Tell Me ThisLeading Collaborative ResponseThe Authority
Emotional Regulation and Brain Health w/ Dr. Rebecca Jackson
18-03-2024
Emotional Regulation and Brain Health w/ Dr. Rebecca Jackson
Why do you feel tired and struggle to emotionally regulate?Meet Dr. Rebecca Jackson!Dive deep into the intricacies of the human brain with Dr. Rebecca Jackson, a seasoned brain health expert with over 15 years as Chief Program Officer at Brain Balance. In this eye-opening episode of the Speaking and Communicating Podcast, Host Roberta Ndlela engages with Dr. Jackson in a conversation that promises to reshape your understanding of attention, cognition, and emotional well-being. Discover how today's technology-driven lifestyle impacts our brain's development and learn practical strategies for enhancing emotional regulation—not through behavior tactics, but by maturing the brain itself.Uncover the surprising effects of physical movement on brain function and find out why a tired brain leads to negativity. Gain insights into the challenges of ADHD, the power of sustained attention, and the profound influence of sensory input on our mood and emotions. Whether you're a concerned parent, a professional battling stress, or simply seeking to optimize your brain's potential, this episode is a goldmine of actionable advice and uplifting solutions.Don't miss the chance to transform your approach to brain health and emotional regulation. Visit brainbalance.com for more information, and find Dr. Jackson's wisdom on Instagram @DrRebeccaJackson. Plus, explore her latest book, "Back on Track," available on Amazon and other major book retailers.Tune in, subscribe, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Share with us how the insights from this episode have impacted your communication skills and overall well-being. Keep the conversation going, and let's continue to get communicating!#BrainHealth #EmotionalRegulation #AttentionSpan #ADHD #BrainBalance #SpeakingAndCommunicatingPodcast---📋 Episode Chapters(00:00) This podcast focuses on improving your communication skills both professionally and personally(00:47) Roberta welcomes Dr. Rebecca Jackson to talk about brain balance(01:23) How effectively our brain is functioning impacts how we feel and communicate(02:17) Does today's dynamic of kids being more in tech affect their brain function(11:12) Hyperfocus on a task that's delivering a reward fatigues the brain(13:33) The reality is our brain isn't good at multitasking(17:06) We need to strengthen networks and pathways in our brain that support sustained attention(21:52) Brain balance focuses on helping children with ADHD develop brain development(26:08) A lot of professional listeners suffer from stress, burnout and anxiety(32:31) Your book focuses on why kids and adults are struggling more now(34:56) Dr. Rebecca Jackson shares tips on speaking and communicating on Brain Balance podcastConnect with Dr. Jackson:Website: https://www.brainbalancecenters.comListen to the Podcast, subscribe, leave a rating and a review:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/brain-health-to-enhance-your-performance-w-dr-rebecca/id1614151066?i=1000649588309Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/0RlbiHjlsZaBls3F1DGiuEYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f76JRb_RZA0 Listen to more BE Podcast Network shows:Tell Me ThisLeading Collaborative ResponseThe Authority
Find Your Leadership Confidence w/ Victoria Noethling
13-03-2024
Find Your Leadership Confidence w/ Victoria Noethling
How can you become confident in your leadership?Meet Victoria Noethling!Dive into a world where leadership transcends traditional boundaries and embraces empathy, inclusion, and the power of voice. In this episode, Vicki Noethling, a beacon of servant leadership, author, and dedicated coach, unravels the essence of leading with love, understanding, and the pivotal role of effective communication in nurturing teams that are not just productive, but feel like an integral part of the solution.Vicki shares her transformative journey from overcoming the constraints of conventional leadership to pioneering a path where the heart, head, and hands align to forge authentic connections. She sheds light on her innovative approach to virtual meetings during the pandemic, highlighting the importance of eye contact and vocal engagement in creating a compelling online presence. Her strategies for inclusive leadership are a treasure trove for managers navigating the diverse and remote landscapes of the modern workplace.But the true magic unfolds as Vicki delves into her work with youth, empowering the next generation with the confidence to lead and communicate with impact. Her stories of transformation and the ability to create a space where even the quietest voices are heard and valued will leave you inspired and ready to embrace a leadership style that's truly transformative.Connect with Vicki Noethling:Website: https://www.findyourleadershipconfidence.comSocial Media: @VickiNoethling (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest)YouTube: Vicki Noethling LLC📋 Episode Chapters(00:00) This podcast focuses on improving your communication skills and leadership development(00:41) Vicki Noethling is a speaker, an author, and a coach(06:01) The hybrid model allows you to work from home remotely or hybridly(11:20) Making attendees in your virtual meeting feel included and making them feel something(18:42) You teach youth leadership skills in addition to the usual academics(28:15) Your podcast is aimed at helping people become confident leaders(29:34) Victoria Noethling has authored six books on leadershipListen to the Podcast, subscribe, leave a rating and a review:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/find-your-leadership-confidence-w-victoria-noethling/id1614151066?i=1000649079117Spofity: https://open.spotify.com/episode/6IGKfZA0ZFOywysx74Fj0XYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tp5ovf-kV3M Listen to more BE Podcast Network shows:Tell Me ThisLeading Collaborative ResponseThe Authority
Why You Fail To Attract Clients w/ Jonathan Pritchard
11-03-2024
Why You Fail To Attract Clients w/ Jonathan Pritchard
Are you communicating in your client's language?Meet Jonathan Pritchard!Unlock the secrets of effective communication and persuasion with Jonathan Pritchard, a master of leveraging psychology in business and public speaking. In this episode Jonathan delves into the art of understanding and articulating your audience's needs better than they can themselves. Discover how to diagnose the real issues plaguing your clients, craft compelling messages that resonate, and ensure your solutions stick. He also shares his unique perspective on negotiation, drawing from his experience as a mentalist, and offers invaluable advice for avoiding the pitfalls of poor client relationships. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out, this conversation with host Robert Ndlela is packed with insights that can transform the way you connect with others. Don't miss out on this opportunity to elevate your communication skills!Connect with Jonathan:Website: https://icanreadminds.com📋 Episode Chapters(00:00) This podcast focuses on improving your speaking and communicating skills(00:46) Jonathan Pritchard helps companies tailor their message to their audience(04:47) You want to make sure your delivery matches your audience and their context(06:40) When you give coaching training to an organization, how do we make sure training sticks(14:08) Having the next action item is what will move people away from old ways(17:25) When we talk about clear communication, why do we struggle to communicate clearly(19:32) The key to being a successful sales professional is being present with potential customers(22:06) Your company is forced to do digital marketing now before it goes under(27:32) Jonathan describes what is actually negotiating(28:43) A lot of business people forget that their lead doesn't know everything(35:45) Learn to recognize red flags as soon as you can. Don't say, we'll do better than all five other agencies(37:11) Not signing quality clients will blow up your chance to find better ones later(41:36) Jonathan Pritchard offers powerful advice on how to improve your website(44:04) Jonathan Pritchard speaks on Communicating podcastListen to the Podcast, subscribe, leave a rating and a review:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/why-you-are-failing-to-attract-clients-w-jonathan-pritchard/id1614151066?i=1000648790062Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/4FjGBz6RhGkZWvKYYrwXFjYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4DBgWAdHW0 Listen to more BE Podcast Network shows:Tell Me ThisLeading Collaborative ResponseThe Authority
Overcome Limiting Beliefs w/ Constantin Bo Morun
08-03-2024
Overcome Limiting Beliefs w/ Constantin Bo Morun
How do you overcome limiting beliefs?Meet Constantin Bo Morun!In this episode we delve deep into the multifaceted realm of self-improvement with the insightful Constantine Moron. As a holistic life empowerment coach and mentor, Constantine unveils the transformative power of the 4 pillars of self and their profound impact on effective communication.From the corridors of Microsoft to the intricate world of artificial intelligence, Constantine shares his journey of overcoming the hurdles of public speaking and the importance of active listening in professional environments. His compelling narrative is a testament to the fact that even the most successful individuals can harbor limiting beliefs that, once confronted, can lead to even greater heights of achievement.As we navigate the complex interplay between our physical, spiritual, emotional, and mental selves, Constantine offers a roadmap for balancing these pillars to drive personal fulfillment and career advancement. Whether it's rewiring the brain to combat procrastination or embracing the subtleties of body language, this episode is a treasure trove of wisdom for anyone looking to refine their communication skills and unlock their true potential.📋 Episode Chapters(00:00) This podcast focuses on improving your speaking and communicating skills(00:48) Constantine Morun is a holistic life empowerment coach and mentor(02:38) Many technical professionals struggle with communication skills(05:37) Improving communication skills started after university(08:48) Communication is key to being productive at Microsoft(11:17) The 4 pillars of self(15:00) Helping clients understand the 4 pillars of life(16:04) Constantine's 2 main programs on rewiring your brain(19:49) What other pillars get affected if they do not heal(23:41) Mindset is everything(27:41) Self awareness and awareness is half the pattern(29:05) Your psychology is everything, and the foundation is the emotional pillar(35:12) Tony Robbins says your emotional state determines how your day goes(37:15) It's not about perfection(38:48) Constantine's podcast - Unleash ThyselfListen to the Podcast, subscribe, leave a rating and a review:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/overcome-limiting-beliefs-w-constantin-bo-morun/id1614151066?i=1000648506380Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3OtHJpT1svTlF3y7bqFQKSYouTube: https://youtu.be/DW_kmYz2X_A Listen to more BE Podcast Network shows:Tell Me ThisLeading Collaborative ResponseThe Authority
Get Promoted And Land Your Dream Job w/ Beate Chelete
06-03-2024
Get Promoted And Land Your Dream Job w/ Beate Chelete
Unlock the Secret to Your Unapologetic Value Proposition with Beate Chelette!In the corporate world, standing out is not just about showing up; it's about showcasing your unique value proposition. This episode of Speaking and Communicating Podcast welcomes Beate Chelette, the Growth Architect, to demystify the process of crafting your unapologetic value proposition that can transform your career trajectory. From being a single mom in debt to selling her business for millions, Beate's journey is nothing short of inspirational.Tune into the strategies that can help you articulate your worth and communicate your superpowers effectively. Whether it's increasing client retention, enhancing team dynamics, or negotiating that well-deserved raise, Beate's insights will empower you to make a compelling case for your advancement.Don't miss this opportunity to learn from Beate's experience in building a business with an exit strategy in mind, and her expertise in helping clients stand out in a crowded marketplace. By the end of this episode, you'll understand why knowing your value and being able to express it confidently is the key to professional success.Remember to leave us a rating and a review on Apple and Spotify, and let us know how this episode has helped you in your journey to better communication and career fulfillment. Stay tuned for more empowering conversations on the Speaking and Communicating Podcast!Connect with Beate Chelette:- The Women's Code: https://thewomenscode.com- Personal Website: https://beatechelete.com- Podcast: The Business Growth Architect ShowGet Beate's book "Happy Woman, Happy World" on Amazon, available as an audiobook, ebook, and printed copy. And if you're ready for a breakthrough, book a 15-minute session at uncoverysession.com with a business growth advisor today.Now, let's get communicating! 🎙️🌟📋 Episode Chapters(00:00) This podcast focuses on improving your speaking and communicating skills(00:40) Chelete is a growth architect who helps companies communicate their value proposition(01:17) Beate built and sold a business to Bill Gates for millions(03:11) As a growth architect, Beate helps clients figure out their unapologetic value(06:23) What matters is how we make people feel(14:53) Many European countries have huge protections for families(16:25) Establishing what you're good at(21:42) When you're asking for a promotion, make a caseListen to the Podcast, subscribe, leave a rating and a review:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/get-promoted-and-land-your-dream-job-w-beate-chelete/id1614151066?i=1000648231824Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5eLzuKK19gcsNNIpRiklJUYouTube: https://youtu.be/Va_2Druki_Q Listen to more BE Podcast Network shows:Tell Me ThisLeading Collaborative ResponseThe Authority
Difficult Conversations w/ Lakia Elam
04-03-2024
Difficult Conversations w/ Lakia Elam
How do you navigate difficult conversations?Meet Lakia Elam!Lakia is a Human Resources (HR) veteran with more than 20 years of experience in the industry. She specializes in DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion), hiring, communication, and culture building. As the founder of her own HR firm, Magnificent Differences Consulting, she is particularly passionate about building workplace cultures that thrive off of diversity. Lakia emphasizes the importance of having conversations - particularly difficult and uncomfortable conversations - about diversity in the workplace. Lakia can draw on her experience leading clients through these conversations to provide a roadmap for businesses who want to improve their diversity and culture, but don't know where to begin. She also does volunteer career coaching for professionals, many of whom are from diverse backgrounds, so she is uniquely qualified to provide insight diversity and these conversations - from both the employer and employee perspective.In a world where communication can make or break your career, it's time to dive deep into the art of handling difficult conversations and the true essence of diversity. With an HR career spanning over two decades, Lakia brings her wealth of experience to the table, discussing not just the work she does, but also sharing invaluable strategies for tackling tough dialogues head-on.As Lakia unpacks the complexities of diversity beyond mere quotas, she emphasizes the need for organizations to be ready for change and to treat every employee with the respect they deserve. It's not just about filling seats; it's about finding the right people who can elevate your culture and drive your business forward.Tune in for an enlightening conversation that will challenge your perceptions of HR, teach you the nuances of navigating workplace dynamics, and show you how to create an environment where open communication is the norm, and every voice is heard and valued.Connect with Lakia Elam and discover more about Magnificent Differences Consulting:Website: https://hiremdc.comInstagram: https://instagram.com/hire_mdcFacebook: https://facebook.com/hiremdc📋 Episode Chapters(00:00) We can agree to disagree. Right now we can't implement this(00:12) This podcast focuses on improving your communication skills both professionally and personally(01:42) Tell us a little bit about yourself. So when you finished college, what was the path(06:53) Each time you were told that you didn't get the job, were you told(09:32) Robert Lakea says being self reflective helped him in starting his business(14:35) HR should be more proactive in providing leadership training, says Michael Miller(16:05) When did you start your company, other than the company you resigned from(21:41) What constitutes a difficult conversation in today's workforce(24:42) Roberta: Telling someone it's company policy is just not right(27:01) When it comes to diversity, is diversity only about quotas or percentages(34:01) First and foremost, you're an example of someone. If they want diverse talent, your experiences being different(34:37) Lakia Elam: Organizations need to open the door for healthy communicationListen to the Podcast, subscribe, leave a rating and a review:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-to-have-tough-conversations-w-lakia-elam/id1614151066?i=1000647971355Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/0C3wDCtmlwU5QTl5RxeMzxYouTube: https://youtu.be/opv_HitQ19g Listen to more BE Podcast Network shows:Tell Me ThisLeading Collaborative ResponseThe Authority
The Key To A Happy Marriage w/ Kathryn and Cass Morrow
28-02-2024
The Key To A Happy Marriage w/ Kathryn and Cass Morrow
Are you happily married or co-existing as roommates?Meet Kathryn and Cass Morrow!In this heartfelt and transformative episode of Speaking and Communicating Podcast, we dive into the depths of marital struggles and the power of communication with marriage coaches Kathryn and Cass Morrow. Their story is one of raw vulnerability, as they recount the journey from a tumultuous relationship marred by emotional turmoil to a loving and blissful union. Through their candid conversation with Host Roberta Ndlela, the Morrows shed light on the dangers of unspoken covert contracts, the impact of cognitive distortions, and the pivotal moments that shifted their path from near destruction to marital harmony.Kathryn's insights on the strength required to respond with empathy rather than react with defensiveness are profound, offering a beacon of hope for couples caught in the throes of conflict. Cass's revelations about the internal struggle for self-worth and the transformative power of self-awareness provide a roadmap for personal growth within the partnership. Together, they illuminate the true meaning of connection in marriage and the role of individual responsibility in nurturing that bond.If you're in a relationship that feels like it's on the brink, or you're simply seeking to deepen your emotional connection with your partner, this episode is a must-listen. Tune in to discover how to navigate the complexities of love and commitment, and learn how to foster a marriage that thrives on mutual understanding and respect.Remember to subscribe, leave a rating, and review on Apple and Spotify, and for professionals or entrepreneurs willing to discuss their communication challenges on the show, check out the details in the show notes. Join us on this journey of growth and connection – let's get communicating!Connect with Cass and Kathryn:LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryancassmorrow/📋 Episode Chapters(00:00) This podcast focuses on improving your communication skills both professionally and personally(00:48) Marriage coaches Kathryn and Cass Morrow talk about their journey to blissful marriage(06:39) Kathryn says her ex exhibited behaviors that drove her away even further(09:55) From the very first time that he tried it(13:12) Kathryn says she recognized when her husband was suffering from cognitive distortions(17:48) Kathryn says that without her support, her husband wouldn't have flourished(25:00) What is the difference between a happy marriage and one without connection(30:34) Work towards something positive between the two of you, not just letting go of negative(36:16) The divorce rates are climbing among people who are married second or third times(41:28) Kathryn and Cass Morrow say communication is key when dating(44:04) Speaking and communicating podcast welcomes you to join us this monthListen to the Podcast, subscribe, leave a rating and a review:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/are-you-happily-married-w-kathryn-and-cass-morrow/id1614151066?i=1000647425817Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/0CCOyL25r5iX45cqCuA6aSYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rf9dHs_JBmsWant to be featured on the show to discuss your communication challenges?Connect with me for a Virtual Coffee: https://calendly.com/robertandlela/podcaster-beekonnected?month=2024-01&date=2024-02-23 Listen to more BE Podcast Network shows:Tell Me ThisLeading Collaborative ResponseThe Authority
Are You Drowning In Student Loan Debt? w/ Shellee Howard
26-02-2024
Are You Drowning In Student Loan Debt? w/ Shellee Howard
Is College for everyone?Meet Shellee Howard!Shellee is the Founder and CEO of College Ready and wrote a bestselling book on what it takes to send your kids to college without losing your money or your mind.In this enlightening episode of the Speaking and Communicating Podcast, host Roberta Angela welcomes Shellee Howard, the insightful founder of College Ready, to unravel the complexities of the college journey. Shellee, a Southern California native and a mother to a diverse and vibrant family, brings her passion for empowering teenagers globally to the forefront, sharing her treasure trove of strategies for graduating debt-free and avoiding the student loan trap.From the whimsical dreams of marrying an Italian TikTok star to the harsh realities of choosing a major and securing financial aid, Shellee tackles the pressing concerns of aspiring college students and their parents. With a rich background in sales and a knack for entrepreneurship, she highlights the importance of aligning one's passions with practical career paths. Shellee emphasizes the significance of community service, not as a mere checkbox, but as a transformative experience that can shape one's college application and future.Listeners are in for a treat as Shellee addresses the age-old question: Is college for everyone? She challenges the one-size-fits-all approach, advocating for a personalized plan that considers each student's unique talents and aspirations. With a critical look at the college admissions process, Shellee demystifies the role of test scores and GPA, urging students to present themselves as well-rounded individuals through compelling essays and interviews.As the conversation delves into the financial maze of college funding, Shellee provides invaluable insights into scholarships, institutional aid, and the pitfalls of relying on student loans. She encourages parents to be proactive participants in their children's educational planning, ensuring that the path chosen leads to a fulfilling and financially stable future.Don't miss this episode packed with practical advice, heartfelt stories, and a roadmap to success that transcends the classroom. Tune in, subscribe, and leave us a rating and review on Apple and Spotify. For those eager to share their communication challenges, book a spot with Roberta Ndlela using the details in the show notes. Let's get communicating and pave the way for a college experience that's both enriching and economically savvy!Connect with Shellee Howard:Website: https://collegereadyplan.comListen to the Podcast, subscribe, leave a rating and a review:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/is-college-for-everyone-w-shellee-howard/id1614151066?i=1000646901415Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/4eqd5euA3EPY7o0UiGOmzdYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUwaMdE7lpIWant to be featured on the show to discuss your communication challenges?Connect with me for a Virtual Coffee:https://calendly.com/robertandlela/podcaster-beekonnected?month=2024-01&date=2024-02-23📋 Episode Chapters(00:00) This podcast focuses on improving your communication skills both professionally and personally(00:51) Shelley Howard is a communication communication podcast host from Southern California(03:56) Is it possible to determine what you really love instead of changing majors(11:25) There's a disconnect between what teenagers want and what they pay for(12:59) Do you have clients who say their parents want them to go to college(16:19) Are, uh, test scores the only things that count in college admissions(20:09) The challenge is students, Roberta, that's the challenge(23:35) You say that you help your student clients stand out with great essays(30:27) If you use a gap year wisely, it could be amazing(33:01) How to send your student to college without losing your mind or your money(39:27) Parents put away funds for their college for their daughter(43:20) Shelley Howard: Try not to believe everything you see on social media(44:51) Speaking and communicating podcast is coming back in February with more special guests Listen to more BE Podcast Network shows:Tell Me ThisLeading Collaborative ResponseThe Authority
Mental Health Awareness w/ Noel Koons
21-02-2024
Mental Health Awareness w/ Noel Koons
Are you struggling with your mental health? Are you feeling misunderstood or disconnected in your life? Meet Noel Koons, Counselor, MS, CMHCNoel is an experienced and empathetic Clinical Mental Health Counselor. He has worked doing one-on-one therapy, couples counseling, as well as working with struggling adolescents and families in wilderness therapy, therapeutic boarding school, and residential treatment settings.He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling. Noel loves working with adults, teens, and families. Inspiring effort and transformations are what continually draw me to this work. He is passionate about assisting people in their healing and growth.Noel brings a curious, non-judgmental approach to his work while utilizing: mindfulness, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, 7 Challenges, Positive Psychology, CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy), Internal Family Systems, and Attachment Theory.Dive into the world of psychological needs with Noel Koons, founder of Volition Counseling. He shares his expertise on mental health, discussing the six essential psychological needs that are foundational to our well-being. Whether it's navigating the complexities of adolescence or the intricacies of adult relationships, Noel's insights offer a roadmap to personal fulfillment and improved communication.From the challenges of COVID-19 to the nuances of couple's therapy, this episode is an invaluable resource for anyone seeking to understand themselves and others on a deeper level.📋 Episode Chapters(00:00) This podcast focuses on improving your communication skills both professionally and personally(00:58) Noel Clunes is the founder of Volition Counseling(07:08) Parents may be concerned about their teenagers, how they're doing(08:20) Avoidance is an adaptation, so it's not necessarily bad(15:10) On your website, you write about emotional and psychological needs(16:36) Psychological needs are foundational piece for effective communication, right(24:51) Roberta: Acceptance of the other requires a lack of judgment(31:54) How do couples cope if one or both are struggling with internal psychological needs(35:28) Let's talk about how you communicate to your spouse(39:01) Are my psychological needs being met well? Are they beingConnect with Noel:Website: https://volitioncounseling.comEmail: Noel@VolitionCounseling.comListen to the Podcast, subscribe, leave a rating and a review:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-to-manage-your-mental-health-w-noel-koons/id1614151066?i=1000646275285Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/02h0uOJs8F7BdPv0n7dSFQYouTube: https://youtu.be/P75DBibLwQo Listen to more BE Podcast Network shows:Tell Me ThisLeading Collaborative ResponseThe Authority