Mindful Communication Podcast

Mindful Communication Podcast

By Mindful Communication
Humans crave connection and can't live without it. Despite this, rarely do we take the time to think about our relationships with other people, objects or ourselves. Join host Jonathan Miller in a conversation with thinkers and influencers about the art & science of connection.
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52: How to Give a Power Apology
Have you ever gotten a lacklustre apology? Have you ever GIVEN a  lacklustre apology? It's OK, we all have. In fact, as you'll discover in  this episode, almost every single apology given these days is quite  unimpactful. I dive into what a Powerful Apology is, how to  distinguish it from a Regular Apology, and how to continue practicing it  in your life. Links Mindful Communication website My new tool: Tough Talks Made Easy
11:33
July 7, 2020
51: My Thoughts on Racism and Lessons in Communication
It's been a wild time around the world, and I wanted to create an episode to speak directly to the issue of race that has been at the forefront of my mind. I start off the episode by sharing a few learnings I have had over the last several weeks relating to issues of racism from the perspective of a white, heterosexual, non-disabled, neurotypical male. Then I will offer a new perspective for how we can tackle these issues from the lens of communication. Links Mindful Communication website My new tool: Tough Talks Made Easy Book: Me and White Supremacy
16:37
June 30, 2020
50: Sustain the Fire of Inspiration
Allison and Sandy are the co-CEOs of InspireCorps and co-authors of the book Dare to Inspire: Sustain the Fire of Inspiration in Work and  Life. With backgrounds in positive psychology, emotional intelligence,  and positive organizational scholarship, they partner with companies to use inspiration to drive business innovation and growth. In this episode, we talk about what inspiration is, how to sustain it, how to avoid burnout, and much more. Links InspireCorps Website Mindful Communication website My new tool: Tough Talks Made Easy
37:33
June 23, 2020
49: How Not to be a Hot Mess
Craig and Devon Hase teach meditation workshops and retreats throughout North America and Europe. They are also authors of the book  How Not To Be A Hot Mess: A Survival Guide for Modern Life. Devon is a  mentor in Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach’s Mindfulness Meditation Teacher  Certification Program and teaches at Insight Meditation Society and  Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Craig holds a PhD in counseling psychology, works as a therapist and coach, and teaches on the online platform Simple Habit. In this episode, we talk about the importance and difficulty of telling the truth, racism, the benefits of a meditation practice for your communication skills, and much more. Links Book: How not to be a Hot Mess Mindful Communication website My new tool: Tough Talks Made Easy
36:37
June 16, 2020
48: 1 Major Tip to Avoid Drama In Your Life
For most of us, we would rather do without drama in our lives. But how? In this episode, I create a distinction that will help you see more clearly where almost ALL of the drama in your life begins. Once you identify it, you'll have a much better chance of removing it from your life altogether. Links Mindful Communication website My new tool: Tough Talks Made Easy
10:29
June 9, 2020
47: Coach The Person, Not the Problem
Dr. Marcia Reynolds is an award-winning author and world-renowned  expert on how leaders inspire change through conversations. She has  spoken at conferences and taught workshops in 41 countries on leadership  and transformational coaching. Global Gurus names her the #5 coach in  the world. Her books include Wander Woman; Outsmart Your Brain; The  Discomfort Zone; and her latest, Coach the Person, Not the Problem. In  this episode, we talk about what makes a coaching conversation unique,  the process of inquiry vs. a series of questions, the pitfalls of  rationalization, the costs of giving advice rather than coaching, and  much more. Link Marcia's website Marcia's book  Mindful Communication website My new tool: Tough Talks Made Easy
40:52
June 3, 2020
46: Finding Common Ground With Your Partner
Marianne van Dijk is a relationship coach working with Nonviolent Communication. Her company is called Cup of Empathy and that is also the name of her Youtube channel - which is currently the biggest channel about Nonviolent Communication worldwide. In this episode, we talk about being in a relationship as a couple (especially during COVID), common challenges couples face, how to communicate to move beyond those challenges, and much more. Links: Marianne's website Marianne's webinar My website My new tool: Tough Talks Made Easy
31:47
May 27, 2020
45: How to Let More Love Into Your Life
For a lot of us, letting love into our lives is more difficult than it sounds. It can be challenging to allow compliments, acknowledgements, and small moments of celebration to really sink in. In this episode, I share a major insight that a client of mine had that allowed her to open up and experience an abundance of love in her life. I do this in the hopes that you too can experience more love, whether its something you already experience regularly or are desperately searching for. Links Mindful Communication website My new tool: Tough Talks Made Easy
07:43
May 13, 2020
44: Your Friends Are Lying to You On Facebook (And I Can Prove It)
The title of this episode may seem dramatic, but I assure you it is entirely accurate. So much of our language is shrouded with cultural nuances, that we're not even aware of how we communicate in a way that is inauthentic and ineffective. In this episode, I will show you exactly how Facebook (and other services like this) perpetuate our inauthentic communication and what you can do about it. Links Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Youtube My new tool: Tough Talks Made Easy
11:07
May 11, 2020
43: Sizing People Up
Robin is a best-selling author, professional speaker, trainer,  facilitator, and retired FBI Special Agent and Chief of the  Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program. Robin has taken his  life's work of recruiting spies and broken down the art of leadership,  communication, and relationship building into his newest book Sizing  People Up: A Veteran FBI Agent's User Manual for Behavior Prediction. In  this episode, we discuss the mechanisms behind building trust, what it  takes to be trusted, the importance of building trusting relationships,  and much more. Links Robin's Book Robin's Website Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Youtube
35:34
April 21, 2020
42 : Finding A Purpose Worth Rallying Around
David Burkus is a best-selling author, a sought after keynote speaker, and former business school professor. His newest book, Pick a Fight, argues that what a team is fighting for is a powerful and potent driver of performance and collaboration, but not just any fight will do. He’s delivered keynotes to the leaders of Fortune 500 companies, his TED talk has been viewed over 2 million times and his writings have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, USAToday, Fast Company, and more. In this episode, we discuss why picking a fight is so powerful, how to communicate your fight message well, examples of companies who have done it well, and much more. Links David's Book David's Website Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Youtube
26:45
April 14, 2020
41: The Art of Public Speaking
NOTE: This episode has been edited and updated after being released. Grant Baldwin is a speaker, podcaster, author, entrepreneur. He is  the creator of the popular podcast The Speaker Lab and the online course  Booked and Paid to Speak, through which he has trained more than two  thousand speakers. He is also the author of the book The Successful  Speaker: Five Steps for Booking Gigs, Getting Paid, and Building Your  Platform. In this episode, we discuss what makes a great public speaker,  how to handle curveballs while speaking, what it takes to make it as a  full-time speaker, and much more. Links Grant's Book Grant's Website Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Youtube
33:15
April 6, 2020
40: The Advice Trap
Michael Bungay Stanier is at the forefront of shaping how organizations around the world make being coach-like an essential leadership behavior and competency. His book The Coaching Habit is a best-selling coaching book with over 700,000 copies sold, and he is the author of his newest book The Advice Trap: Be Humble, Stay Curious & Change the Way You Lead Forever. Links Michael's Book Michael's Website Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Youtube
36:31
March 30, 2020
39: Communicating with Teens in an Age of Anxiety and Distraction
Christine Carter, Ph.D., is a sociologist and the author of The New Adolescence: Raising Happy and Successful Teens in an Age of Anxiety and Distraction (2020), The Sweet Spot: How to Accomplish More by Doing Less (2017) and Raising Happiness (2011). A senior fellow at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, Carter draws on the latest scientific research in psychology, sociology and neuroscience — and uses her own often hilarious real-world experiences — to give parenting, productivity and happiness advice. In this episode, we talk about typical workplace conflicts, the most common traps people fall into, the brain’s negativity bias, how to deal with conflicts between large groups, and much more. Links Christine's book Christine's website Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Youtube
35:29
March 23, 2020
38: How to Manage Someone’s Feelings When Trying to Solve a Problem
Dealing with emotions when we’re trying to get to the bottom of things can be very tricky. Feelings tend to get in the way, and few of us know what to do with them whether they are our own or others’. In this episode, I share with you a personal example of this happening to me recently. Not only did feelings get in the way of problem-solving, but I actually handled the situation very poorly. Fortunately, that gives us an opportunity to take a look at how I went wrong, and what we can all do next time to address those feelings in an effective and helpful way. Links Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Youtube
08:29
March 16, 2020
37: Leadership is Language
David Marquet, a top graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, commanded the nuclear-powered, fast-attack submarine USS Santa Fe from 1999 to 2001, transforming it from the worst-performing submarine in its fleet to the best. Since retiring from the Navy, Marquet has worked with businesses nationwide as a leadership consultant. He is the founder of Intent-Based leadership and author of the best-selling Turn the Ship Around and his newest book, Leadership is Language: The Hidden Power of What You Say and What You Don't. Links David's Website David's Book Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Youtube
35:56
March 8, 2020
36: The Problem With Science Communication and How to Make it Better
Jon Schwabish is a Senior Fellow in The Urban Institute’s Income and Benefits Policy Center and Communications department. He specializes in helping others do a better job communicating their data. Is the host of the popular PolicyViz Podcast and author of the book Elevate the Debate: A Multilayered Approach to Communicating Your Research. Links Jon's Website Jon's Book Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Facebook
32:06
March 3, 2020
35: Tapping Into Creativity
A  speaker, teacher, and performing artist, Eliza Lay Ryan has led acting  programs and taught supermindfulness practices to people from all over  the world. She collaborates in teaching and researching with leaders in  neuroscience, business, wellness, and education. She is the author of  the book Supermindful: How to tap into your creativity. In this episode,  we talk about why acting techniques make for such powerful learning  experiences, the power of curiosity to shift perspectives, using wonder  as a tool for inspiration, and much more. Eliza's Website Eliza's Book Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Facebook
31:47
March 2, 2020
34: Uncomfortable Conversations in the #MeToo Workplace
Sarah Beaulieu is an author, speaker and trains workplaces on sexual harassment prevention and response. Sarah’s book, Breaking the Silence Habit: A Practical Guide to Uncomfortable Conversations in the #MeToo Workplace, offers employees and managers a path forward to learn – and teach – the skills required for safe and respectful workplaces for people of all genders. In this episode, we discuss how common sexual harassment and violence is, why we find these conversations so uncomfortable, how to start speaking about this topic more openly, and much more. Links Sarah's Website Sarah's Book Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Facebook
28:19
February 27, 2020
33: What to Say to Kids
Adele Lafrance is an internationally recognized clinical psychologist, research scientist, and co-developer of Emotion-Focused Family Therapy. has published extensively in the field of emotion and health, including a clinical manual to support families published by the American Psychological Association. Ashley Miller is a child and adolescent psychiatrist, family therapist and award-winning educator.  She is a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of British Columbia where she serves as co-director of family therapy training. They are both the authors of the book What to Say to Kids When Nothing Seems to Work: A Practical Guide for Parents and Caregivers. The book brings together some of the most helpful and practical science-based strategies they have encountered in their professional lives and as parents. In this episode, we talk about the difficulties parents encounter when speaking to their kids, common knee-jerk reactions, productive conversations, and much more. Links Adele and Ashley's Website Adele and Ashley's Book Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Facebook
29:52
February 25, 2020
32: How to Communicate Like a Buddhist
Cynthia Kane is a certified meditation and mindfulness instructor dedicated to helping men and women change their communication routines so they feel in control of their words and understood at home and at work. She is the founder of the Intentional Communication Institute and is the bestselling author of How to Communicate Like a Buddhist, Talk to Yourself Like a Buddhist, and her newest book How to Meditate Like a Buddhist. In this episode, we talk about what it looks like to communicate like a Buddhist, how meditation impacts our communication practice, and much more. Links Cynthia's website Cynthia's book Cynthia's upcoming book Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Facebook
27:27
February 19, 2020
31: Drama-Free Workplace
Anna Maravelas is the President of Thera Rising International and author of the book Creating a Drama-Free Workplace: The insider’s guide to managing conflict, incivility & mistrust. Her work has been featured on numerous business radio shows and print media including Oprah Magazine, Harvard Management Update and MSNBC, while The New York Times named her “The best source on workplace tension and mistrust.” In this episode, we talk about typical workplace conflicts, the most common traps people fall into, the brain’s negativity bias, how to deal with conflicts between large groups, and much more. Links Anna's website Anna's book Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Facebook
33:17
February 17, 2020
30: Understanding Subjectivity
Dianne Lowther has 30 years experience in learning and development and is a Certified Master Trainer of Neurolinguistic Programming with 23 years of practice, She’s the author of the book 'NLP for Work, the practical guide', working mostly with senior executives, leadership teams, HR and technical professionals. In this episode, we discover more about what NLP is, how it works, its benefits, how it relates to communication, and much, much more. Links Dianne's website Dianne's book Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Facebook
41:55
February 12, 2020
29: 3 Tips to Avoid Moments of Disconnection
Several weeks ago I was at a meeting where I saw an interaction go down that highlighted this phenomenon. It was so clear and obvious that these two people were communicating with each other in a way that pitted them as rivals against one another, rather than as partners in solving a (relatively simple) problem. I call moments like these “moments of disconnection.” They can happen in an instant and they erode relationships. They are also completely avoidable! Find out how in this episode. Links Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Facebook
13:27
February 3, 2020
28: Compassionate Leadership
Nate  Regier, Ph.D. is the CEO and founding owner of Next Element Consulting,  a global leadership firm dedicated to increasing compassion at work. He is the author of three books including Conflict Without Casualties: A  Field Guide for Leading with Compassionate Accountability. He hosts a  podcast called OnCompassion with Dr. Nate, writes a weekly blog, and contributes to multiple industry publications. In this episode, we explore what compassionate leadership can bring to a workplace, how to cultivate a culture of compassion, and much more. Links Nate's website Nate's book Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Facebook
38:20
January 27, 2020
27: How Meditation Improves Communication Skills
Meditation has a wide range of benefits. From controlling anxiety to lengthened attention span, and from stress reduction to enhanced self-awareness. And one major benefit that is often overlooked is how a mindfulness meditation practice can improve one’s communication skills. In this episode, I get into the nitty-gritty of how it works - how meditation can actually improve the way you speak and listen, that will ultimately have you saying fewer things you regret and being more thoughtful with your speech. Links Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Facebook
11:20
January 20, 2020
26: Tapping into Fan Culture
David Meerman Scott is an internationally acclaimed business strategies, entrepreneur, advisor to emerging companies, and public speaker. He is the best-selling author of 10 previous books including The New Rules of Marketing & PR. His newest book is called Fanocracy: Turning Fans Into Customers and Customers Into Fans. In this episode we dive deep into the power of fandom, digging into what makes fans and what pushes them away, as well as how this same fandom can apply not only to companies but to individuals as well. Links David's website David's book Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Facebook
35:58
January 7, 2020
25: 3 Things to do When Someone is Yelling at You
I was speaking to a friend who shared his experience of someone yelling at him. It sounded incredibly unpleasant, not just for him, but also for the person yelling. In the end, no one enjoyed the interaction and no one got what they wanted. That gave me an opportunity to pause and take a look at why we yell, why it is so ineffective, and what we can do about it. In this episode, I give 3 powerful tips on what you can do when someone is yelling at you in order to calm down the situation and have a better chance at resolving it. Links Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Facebook
09:33
December 16, 2019
24: 3 Lessons for Any Heated Argument
I was recently in a heated argument with someone and it actually went a lot better than I expected. Normally I speak in unhelpful tones, I don’t listen very much and end up saying things that I later regret. Fortunately, this time, I was able to implement some of my communication skills and tools to make things go much smoother than usual. In this episode, I share 3 lessons I gleaned from my experience of being in this heated argument that you can use the next time you find yourself in a similar situation. Links Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Facebook
10:17
December 9, 2019
23: Ideas That Spread
Michael Roderick is a founder, speaker and connector. His company, Small Pond Enterprises, helps clients to curate, extend, and leverage their existing networks for the purpose of getting higher-paid engagements, speaking opportunities, and becoming thought leaders in their industry. In this episode, we discuss how to package ideas so that they spread, what makes a thought leader, how to network in a way that allows you and your ideas to catch on, and much more. Links Michael's website Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Facebook
37:43
December 2, 2019
22: The Hidden Costs of Judgments
We all know people who are judgmental. And we usually don’t like being around them very much. We, ourselves, can also be quite judgmental at times. And despite knowing how harmful it is, we continue to do it. In this episode, I expose the hidden cost of being judgmental, so that you stray more carefully away from this unhelpful communication behavior. Links Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Facebook
08:43
November 25, 2019
21: 3 Things Not to do When Someone is Sad, Mad or Hurt (And What to do Instead)
The other day, I avoided a near disaster. My wife and I were coming home from a long weekend away. Upon our return, she was not feeling great about some things on her mind. Typically, I hop into some common strategies that DON'T WORK when she is feeling sad, mad or hurt. This time I didn't. In this episode, I explain the 3 things NOT to do when someone in your life feels sad, mad or hurt. I also cover what you SHOULD do instead of falling into the usual traps. Links Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Facebook
15:38
November 5, 2019
20: Understanding our Hidden Networks
David Burkus is a best-selling author, a sought after keynote speaker, and former business school professor. His newest book, Friend of a Friend, offers readers a new perspective on how to grow their networks and build key connections—one based on the science of human behavior, not rote networking advice. He’s delivered keynotes to the leaders of Fortune 500 companies and the future leaders of the United States Naval Academy. His TED talk has been viewed over 2 million times and he is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review. On this episode, we dive into the science of networking, common networking misconceptions, how to use the strength of weak ties to help us get connected to the right people, and much more. Links David's website David's book Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Facebook
35:28
October 29, 2019
19: Unwelcome Homecoming
Recently, a family member of mine visited for an extended period of time. What that meant was that I had a new, temporary roommate. And right upon their arrival, after not having seen each other for years, I got thrown right into the thick of things. In this episode, I will tell you the story of a conflict I narrowly avoided, and I'll break down the communication tactics and skills that I used to start me and my family member off on the right foot. Links Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Instagram Mindful Communication Facebook
10:56
October 22, 2019
Special Announcement: New Flavour of Episodes Coming Your Way
I have a quick announcement: I'm going to be introducing a new kind of episode to the podcast. Until now I've been focused on interviewing experts in the field of how we communicate and connect. It's been a fantastic journey and what's been missing for me is more application-based conversations. Theory is helpful, but it is only helpful if we apply it to our lives.
01:47
October 19, 2019
18: Workplace Miscommunications
Diana Peterson-More is a former employment lawyer, corporate manager, executive, and officer. She left a Fortune 200 company to launch The Organizational Effectiveness Group, LLC where she is now a speaker and facilitator that aligns people with values-driven organizational goals. She is also the author of the book Consequential Communication in Turbulent Times: A practical guide to leadership. In this episode, we talk about the cost of miscommunications in the office, the difference between judgments and authenticity, and much, much more. Links Diana's info (with info to her book) Mindful Communication Website Mindful Communication Facebook Mindful Communication Instagram
00:00
October 15, 2019
17: How to Talk to Kids
Alyson Schafer is a family counsellor and internationally acclaimed parenting expert who empowers families by sharing her principles, rules, and tools for raising happy and healthy kids. She is the international best-selling author of three parenting books including Breaking the Good Mom Myth, Honey, I Wrecked the Kids, and Ain’t Misbehavin’. In this episode, we talk about the common mistakes we make when talking to kids, talking to kids about sensitive topics, how to let "kids be kids" while taking on mature subjects, and much, much more. Links Alyson's website (with info to all her books) Mindful Communication Website Mindful Communication Facebook Mindful Communication Instagram
00:00
September 30, 2019
16: The Power of Our Point of View
Della DiPietro is an award-winning corporate communications executive and TV journalist with two decades of public service as a local elected official. She also leads communication courses across North America for Landmark Worldwide. In this interview, we talk about the trouble with saying the "right words", the power of our point of view in our daily life, and the power of pointing our finger toward ourselves rather than toward someone else. Links Landmark's Website Mindful Communication Website Mindful Communication Facebook Mindful Communication Instagram
00:00
September 16, 2019
15: The Healing Power of Connection
Dr. David Rakel is Professor and Chair of the Department of Family & Community Medicine at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. He is the author of the book The Compassionate Connection: The Healing Power of Empathy and Mindful Listening, a book that describes the power of human connection and the ways it can be used to boost health and well-being. In this episode, we discuss the importance of connecting with your patients, the power of empathy and mindful listening to heal, the future of medicine and the role of doctors, and much more. Links David's website Mindful Communication Website Mindful Communication Facebook Mindful Communication Instagram
00:00
September 14, 2019
14: Communication State of Mind
Ric Phillips is an executive communication coach and corporate trainer. He founded "3V Communications" in 2007, which uses a holistic approach for communication skills development to help business leaders, consultants, entrepreneurs, managers and their teams. In this interview we talk about common communication difficulties in the workplace, communication skills development as an ongoing practice, and how upgrading our communication skills ultimately allows us to live a higher quality life. Links Rick's website National Communication Coaching Association website Mindful Communication Website Mindful Communication Facebook Mindful Communication Instagram
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August 20, 2019
13: The Power of Kindness
Alana is a meditation teacher and is the founder of the project Letter to a Stranger - an initiative to leave anonymous notes to strangers with kind messages inside. In this episode, we talk about the benefits of gratitude, the power of kindness and Alana shares some beautiful stories about the project so far. Links Letter to a Stranger Website Letter to a Stranger Instagram Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Facebook Mindful Communication Instagram
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August 8, 2019
12: Lessons From a Body Language Expert
Mark Bowden is one of the world’s top body language experts having worked with sales and leadership teams, CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, and prime ministers of G7 powers. His TED Talk has been viewed over 1 million times and he is the co-author of the book Truth & Lies: What People are Really Thinking. In this interview, we talk about the popularity of understanding body language, communicating in the virtual world, the importance of conflict and key lessons from a body language expert. Links Mark’s Book: Truth & Lies Mark's Website Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Facebook Normal 0 false false false EN-GB JA X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:Arial; mso-ansi-language:EN;} Mindful Communication Instagram
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July 24, 2019
11: Saying What You Mean
Oren Jay Sofer teaches mindfulness, meditation and Nonviolent Communication in both secular and Buddhist contexts. He is the author of the book Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication, a practical guidebook for having more effective, satisfying conversations. In this episode, we discuss Nonviolent Communication, how mindfulness plays a big role in communication and how most humans' communication training has been unconscious and unintentional. Links Oren's Book: Say What You Mean Oren's Website Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Facebook Mindful Communication Instagram
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July 2, 2019
10: Communicating With Aikido
Judy Ringer is the author of Turn Enemies Into Allies: The Art of Peace in the Workplace. She provides conflict, communication, and presentation skills training based on mind/body principles from the martial art Aikido, in which she holds a third-degree black belt. In this episode, we talk about how to deal with conflict using the philosophy of Aikido, how to use Aikido as a way to live life, the impact of the virtual world in our day-to-day conflicts, and much more. Links Judy's Book: Turn Enemies Into Allies Judy's Website Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Facebook Mindful Communication Instagram
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June 10, 2019
9: Conversing With Your Inner Voice
Sarah Peyton is a CNVC Certified Trainer of Nonviolent Communication;  an experienced facilitator of Family Constellation work; speaks and writes internationally on the confluence of NVC, Constellation work, and the world of neuroscience research. She is the author of the book Your Resonant Self: Guided Meditations and Exercises to Engage Your Brain's Capacity for Healing. In this episode, we cover topics including understanding your inner critic and using communication to deal with trauma. Links Sarah's book: Your Resonant Self  Sarah's website Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Facebook Mindful Communication Instagram
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May 13, 2019
8: Communication Mistakes We All Make
Robert Danisch is the chair and an associate professor of the Communication Arts department at the University of Waterloo. He teaches courses in communication Ethics, Speech Writing, Persuasion, Small Group Communication, and Public Communication. He's the host of the podcast "Now We're Talking" and author of the book What Effect Have I Had? 100 Communication Practices to be a Better Partner, Teammate, Writer, Speaker, and Leader. We cover a variety of topics including defining what communication is, common communication mistakes people make, the transferability of communication skills, and how the virtual world is impacting our ability to communicate with one another. Links Robert's Podcast: Now We're Talking Robert's Book: What Effect Have I Had? Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Facebook Mindful Communication Instagram
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April 29, 2019
7: Why We Misunderstand Others
Nicholas Epley is the John Templeton Keller Professor of Behavior Science at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is the author of Mindwise: How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want. He studies social cognition—how thinking people think about other thinking people—to understand why smart people so routinely misunderstand each other. We cover a wide range of topics including why we guess and make inferences so often, why our intuition about others is often incorrect, and how to remedy our incorrect assumptions. Links Nicholas' Website Nicholas' Book: Mindwise Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Facebook Mindful Communication Instagram
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April 8, 2019
6: Communication for Couples
Dianne Grande, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice. She has worked with individuals, couples, and families for over 25 years. Dr. Grande’s specialty is teaching couples how to manage their conflicts and realize their potentials as a team. We cover a wide range of topics including common issues that couples face, what assertive communication is, the importance of self-awareness and emotional intelligence in couples, and how to take more personal responsibility in your relationship. Links Dianne's Blog on Psychology Today Dianne's Instagram Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Facebook Mindful Communication Instagram
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March 26, 2019
5: The Power of Appreciation
Blake Fly is a motivational speaker on a mission to improve campus culture by helping people realize that they matter. He seeds actions of appreciation, recognition and thoughtfulness into the daily routines of students, staff and campus partners. Blake has been a TEDx conference host, a featured TEDx speaker and joins us to talk all about appreciation, acknowledgment, recognition, and kindness. We talk about the impact and importance of appreciating someone, the benefits for both the giver and receiver, the barriers to why people don't do it more often, and some easy-to-apply tips to make it easy for you to give acknowledgments to the people who matter to you in your life. Links Blake's website Blake's Instagram Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Facebook Mindful Communication Instagram
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March 11, 2019
4: How to Connect With People in a Virtual World
Dr. Nick Morgan is one of America’s top communication theorists and coaches. A passionate teacher, he is committed to helping people find clarity in their thinking and ideas and has coached people to give Congressional testimony, to appear on the Today Show, and to deliver an unforgettable TED talk. He is an expert when it comes to body language and has recently released his newest book Can You Hear Me?: How to Connect With People in a Virtual World. We spend our time discussing the communication challenges we face in our highly connected world, we talk about the pros and cons of emails, audioconferences and videoconferences, why we face these challenges and how to overcome them. Links Nick's Book: Can You Hear Me? Nick's Website: Public Words Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Facebook Mindful Communication Instagram
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February 25, 2019
3: Exploring our Common Humanity
Michael Nagler is Professor emeritus of Classics and Comparative Literature at UC, Berkeley, where he co-founded the Peace and Conflict Studies Program. He is the author of The Nonviolence Handbook: A Guide to Practical Action and is the founder and president of the Metta Center for Nonviolence. We discuss the basics of nonviolence, common myths and misunderstandings, lessons learned in recent nonviolence movements, and how we can bring about a more nonviolent world. Links The Nonviolence Handbook Metta Center for Nonviolence Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Facebook Mindful Communication Instagram
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February 11, 2019
2: Communicating with Compassion
Thom Bond is the Founder and Director of Education at the New York Center for Nonviolent Communication (NYCNVC). He is the author of The Compassion Book and leader of the Compassion Course - an online, 52-week course that has taught over 19,000 students in 110 countries across 4 languages. Thom and I talk about what Nonviolent Communication (NVC) is and how he got into it. We also go over a practical, real-life example, and a look ahead to what the future holds for this conflict resolution language. Links Thom's Book: The Compassion Book Compassion Course Online NYCNVC Website Mindful Communication website Mindful Communication Facebook Mindful Communication Instagram
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February 4, 2019
1: How to Talk About Politics
Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers are hosts of the Pantsuit Politics podcast and authors of the book "I Think You're Wrong (But I'm Listening)". Sarah and Beth have been talking US politics for years. What makes them so special? They're from opposite sides of the political spectrum -- one on the right and one on the left. In this episode, we talk about why politics matter, why political discussions get so heated, how to see others' point of view (even when you disagree), and where our political discourse is heading in the future. They cap off the episode with some timely advice on tackling some of our most important conversations. Get their book here: https://amzn.to/2TiHaod
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January 28, 2019
Welcome to the Mindful Communication Podcast
A conversation on the art & science of connection. Find out more about what to expect when you tune in to the Mindful Communication Podcast.
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January 15, 2019