The Workplace Communication Podcast

The Workplace Communication Podcast

A podcast dedicated to leaders who want to elevate team performance by refining leadership communication skills. Join Lindsay Lapaquette, Workplace Communication Expert, as she interviews leading experts on topics related to leadership development, effective workplace communication and personal development to help you unleash the full potential of both you and your team.

Episodes

September 12, 2022 42 min

Do you have clarity on your priorities to an extent that it is easy to make daily decisions on when to accept requests for your time?

While many experts talk about the importance of saying no and others teach how to say no, Don Khouri, Executive Coach at Khouri Coaching, noticed that the real problem is that we don’t like to say no.

On this episode of The Workplace Communication Podcast, as author of When to Say Yes, The ...

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Having spent many years as the only woman executive on a team, Teresa Vozza spent much of her time looking to men as her role models.

It was only after hitting the ER for a severe burnout that she could see the gender inequity and patriarchal systems that keep women from finding full command of their voice and their message.

This was an episode that spoke straight to my heart.

Join Teresa and I for the most recent episo...

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After getting passed over time and time again for promotions, feeling disrespected and even invisible at times, Ivna Currie, knew that something needed to change.

She realized that she’d been taught to be a people pleaser – and that it wasn’t getting her what she wanted in life.

Ivna devoted herself to learning how to be more assertive. She ultimately got so good at it that she now helps misunderstood professionals speak ...

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Odell Bizzell’s career journey has spanned everything from high school candy store mogul to prison guard to Communication Expert.

The common thread across all of his professional and personal experiences has been finding how we can all have a true impact through the decisions we make in our lives – impact on our culture, our communities, and our companies.

It’s our day-to-day conversations that spark growth and influence ...

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As an educator, Barry found himself faced with a student who had just admitted that he’d missed course deadlines because he had a gambling problem and had stolen $300 from his sports team.

In that moment, Barry had two choices. He could use his authority to scold the student for making bad choices. Or he could choose to try to see beyond his bad decision and truly connect with the student’s common humanity.

Barry knew tha...

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“What does good connection look like to you?”.

Rather than assuming what is needed for teams to work well together remotely, it’s a question that McKenna Sweazey suggests be asked to all team members.

On this episode of The Workplace Communication Podcast, McKenna shares tips on rewriting virtual communication, feedback and connection from her soon-to-be-published book: How to Win Friends and Manage Remotely.

Leadership...

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Do you find yourself facing a case of the Sunday scaries as each weekend winds down, dreading going back to work the next day? How can we all find a space where we’re excited about the contributions we make to the world each day through our work?

According to Amy Lynn Durham, Founder/Spiritual Business Coach at Create Magic at Work it comes from combining the serious inner work we all need for maximum results with fun, humo...

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No matter how hard we may try to control business outcomes, nothing ever goes perfectly according to plan.

In fact, sometimes, things go so far off the tracks that we may be drawn to protect ourselves – to hide all possible traces of our missteps.

On this episode of The Workplace Communication Podcast, we’re talking with Alyssa Cox, Founder at Blue Swift Consulting about how taking an intentional approach to learning from...

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Succeeding in a global business environment isn’t as easy as one might think. It’s not as straightforward as knowing that there’s a market for your product or service.

Global expansion requires building strategic partnerships, having negotiation skills that respect cultural boundaries and knowing how to build and maintain trust with employees and customers from multicultural backgrounds.

On this episode of The Workplace C...

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Is being data-driven something that you use to describe yourself?

Have you ever stopped to reflect on where data may be driving your decisions in the wrong direction?

On how it can so commonly be influenced by how it’s gathered and the assumptions and bias that we unknowingly build into our data.

On this episode of The Workplace Communication Podcast, Tim Cakir, Growth Consultant shares how a data-informed approach may bring ...

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The COVID-19 pandemic has completely reshaped the role of HR in the workplace. From navigating employee relations to health and safety to staying on top of ongoing compliance changes, the vital role of HR professionals has been more evident than ever before.

On this episode of The Workplace Communication Podcast, we’re talking with Neil Cosby, Senior Executive HR Consultant at HR Covered, who shares the good, the bad and th...

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“Are you in it for the money and the position, or are you in it because you want to be of service to your team and help them to be the best that they can be?”

On this episode of the Workplace Communication Podcast, Michelle Ray, Founder and Leadership Expert at Lead Yourself First Enterprises talks about how it’s time to take a real hard look at how the values that drive organizations and leaders influence decisions.

As Mich...

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If there was one thing that Patrick Cootes could change in the world, it would be changing human psychology so that having your beliefs challenged would be an enjoyable experience.

Imagine a world in which everyone simply loved learning. Where conversations about difference of opinion drew people together rather than pushed them apart. Where everyone took time to reflect on new perspectives and was willing to consider gaps in ...

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Whether you love it, hate it, or are somewhere in between, video calls and virtual meetings are undoubtedly here to stay. Heck, my kids don’t even know how to hold a phone up to their ear so they can hear the person talking.

On this episode of The Workplace Communication Podcast, we’re talking with Lauren Sergy, Communication and Public Speaking Expert at Up Front Communication about all things virtual communication.

We touch...

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You’re in a management position and yet, you’ve never been trained on how to manage people. Yikes, right?

How do you inspire people to follow your leadership?

More importantly, how do you do this when you’re not even confident that you should have been promoted in the first place?

On this episode of The Workplace Communication Podcast, Michael Teape, Co-Founder and Lead Trainer at Teape Training International, shares th...

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Work from home.  Return to the office.  Work from home.  Return to the office.  Work from home.  Return to the office.  Regardless of your preference between the two, it’s a dance that most everyone has long become fed up with.

Join us on this episode of The Workplace Communication Podcast as we talk with Simon Trevarthen, Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer at Elevate Your Greatness, as we explore how to boost your team’...

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In many ways, 2021 felt like climbing one of those mountains where each time I thought I was *almost* at the peak, I’d wind the corner to realize that the peak was actually nowhere near.

So what do you do but just keep putting one foot in front of the other – while also trying to take moments to just pause and be present through the journey.

In this solo episode, I get real about the challenges faced in 2021 that led someone to rec...

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Building trust and engagement in a virtual world is all about the little things. It’s about being able to establish a genuine connection with someone even if they’re halfway across the world.

On this episode of The Workplace Communication Podcast, Peter Hopwood, International Speaker Coach / TEDx Coach / Virtual Speaking Specialist joins us to talk about small changes that will make you stand out in a virtual world.

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Living and working with both your co-workers and customers 24 hours/day, 7 days/week brings with it a unique set of challenges and experiences.

Add to that a mix of people coming from over 70 different cultures…

On this episode of The Workplace Communication Podcast, we’re talking with Paul Rutter, Author, Speaker, Cruise & Entertainment Director, about how to create an exceptional customer experience. Paul has spent ...

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The past couple of years have been anything but predictable.  A lot of people have found the sudden need to constantly adapt to undesired change completely exhausting.

On this episode of The Workplace Communication Podcast, we talk with David Gouthro, Professional Speaker and Consultant, about letting go of our need to feel comfortable, embracing ambiguity and simply stepping into the reality of the present moment.  

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