Archive for GWNI Videos – Page 2

My Ignite Talk! Hacking the Phrase ‘They Did the Best They Could’

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This was, by far, the scariest thing I have ever done. I practiced my talk nearly twenty times. I had only 5 minutes to convey my story and the slides auto-advanced every 15 seconds (fifteen seconds!) It was scary not only because it was public speaking and it was being video taped, but because I [...]

Listen up! “Circular Arguments” – Show #5 Communication Quicksand

If you were raised within a chaotic home environment, you may feel that circular arguments are such a hallmark of your communications with others that it’s actually, er, normal. It doesn’t have to be that way. How it feels to be having a circular argument: * like you’re crazy * groundhog day * no resolution [...]

Listen In! “Stop Creating Chaos” on Blog Talk Radio

If you were raised within a chaotic home environment, you may feel that chaos is such a part of your life that it’s actually part of your identity. CHAOS can stem from procrastination… It can stem from fragile self-esteem…. CHAOS can stem from engaging in gossip… It can stem from calling a friend to talk [...]

Listen in! New episode – Always & Never Statements

There’s A Better Way to Hear and Be Heard “You ALWAYS forget to close the garage door!” “You never listen to me!” … sound all too familiar? Sunday, Sept 22nd 2013 – This morning on our Blog Talk Radio show, Season 2 “Communication Quicksand,” Susan and I talked about always and never statements, what’s driving [...]

Listen in! Today’s BlogTalkRadio Show: CHANGE BACK!!!

Sunday, August 25th 2013 – This morning on our Blog Talk Radio show, Susan and I talked about how people don’t handle it well when we change. They send us various messages that say, in essence, CHANGE BACK!!!!  The show is the introduction to our new series on empowering solutions for dealing with Communication Quicksand. [...]