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

Tim Downs and Dr. Tom Barrett: Speakers, Authors,

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

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

Tim Downs and Dr. Tom Barrett: Speakers, Authors,

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Your ultimate level of success depends on your ability to express yourself in a creative, confident, and compelling way. Whether you speak, teach, or write, the same underlying principles of communication will guarantee excellence in whatever you do. The Communication Guys podcast teaches those timeless, universal principles and applies them to all forms of communication: spoken and written, personal and public, platform and small group. Tim Downs is a professional speaker, communication trainer, novelist, and cartoonist whose work has appeared in newspapers from the New York Post to the Los Angeles Times. Dr. Tom Barrett is an internationally recognized expert in the psychology of success who specializes in teaching communication skills, emotional intelligence, and business development to entrepreneurs and business leaders.

Latest Episodes

6 MORE Ways to Lose an Argument

Episode 145 described 6 common techniques we all resort to in order to win an argument. They never seem to work—yet strangely, we continue to use these methods, hoping each time for a different outcome.In this episode, we’ll look at 6 more of those sure-to-win techniques that practically guarantee defeat.Episode 146 of the Communication Guys podcast is “6 MORE Ways to Lose an Argument,” where the Guys reveal 6 more tried-and-false approaches to conflict that we all need to give up for good.

27 MIN1 days ago
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6 MORE Ways to Lose an Argument

6 Ways to Lose an Argument

No one likes conflict, so we often look for a shortcut that might bring the disagreement to a speedy conclusion.The problem is, some of those “shortcuts” turn out to be detours that take the conflict on a tangent or even make it worse—yet for some reason we continue to try these methods again and again, hoping each time for a better result.In “6 Ways to Lose an Argument,” the Guys describe 6 no-win approaches to conflict that all of us have tried—but none of us have succeeded with.

24 MIN1 weeks ago
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6 Ways to Lose an Argument

How to Help your Listeners Pay Attention

In a busy, noisy, distracted world, how can you help your listeners pay attention to what you’re saying?It’s a big problem for communicators today, whether you’re a teacher, a presenter, or even a parent. If your listeners’ minds are wandering, they’re not paying attention, and if your listeners aren’t paying attention, then you’re not connecting.In “How to Help Your Listeners Pay Attention,” the Guys discuss new research that might hold the key to creating the kind of focus that real

25 MIN2 weeks ago
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How to Help your Listeners Pay Attention

Latest Episodes

6 MORE Ways to Lose an Argument

Episode 145 described 6 common techniques we all resort to in order to win an argument. They never seem to work—yet strangely, we continue to use these methods, hoping each time for a different outcome.In this episode, we’ll look at 6 more of those sure-to-win techniques that practically guarantee defeat.Episode 146 of the Communication Guys podcast is “6 MORE Ways to Lose an Argument,” where the Guys reveal 6 more tried-and-false approaches to conflict that we all need to give up for good.

27 MIN1 days ago
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6 MORE Ways to Lose an Argument

6 Ways to Lose an Argument

No one likes conflict, so we often look for a shortcut that might bring the disagreement to a speedy conclusion.The problem is, some of those “shortcuts” turn out to be detours that take the conflict on a tangent or even make it worse—yet for some reason we continue to try these methods again and again, hoping each time for a better result.In “6 Ways to Lose an Argument,” the Guys describe 6 no-win approaches to conflict that all of us have tried—but none of us have succeeded with.

24 MIN1 weeks ago
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6 Ways to Lose an Argument

How to Help your Listeners Pay Attention

In a busy, noisy, distracted world, how can you help your listeners pay attention to what you’re saying?It’s a big problem for communicators today, whether you’re a teacher, a presenter, or even a parent. If your listeners’ minds are wandering, they’re not paying attention, and if your listeners aren’t paying attention, then you’re not connecting.In “How to Help Your Listeners Pay Attention,” the Guys discuss new research that might hold the key to creating the kind of focus that real

25 MIN2 weeks ago
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How to Help your Listeners Pay Attention

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