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Using an uncommon blend of storytelling and coaching, Tom Henschel created a unique and influential podcast. Eavesdrop on a monthly coaching conversation and get practical tools you can apply the minute the episode ends.

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We all carry powerful feedback tools in our pockets. Want to conquer “um’s”? Want to eliminate up-speak? Want to refine how you sound? This episode gives practical ideas to polish your presence.

Creating accountability in your team while also fostering positive relationships is a delicate dance. This episode has a four-step model to follow that will allow you to thread this needle with grace.

Discover which of three “voices” will help you communicate most effectively. Learn practical scripts for clarifying your message. Crucial tools for awareness of your leadership communication style.

You can’t sound your best if you get up and wing it. Want to convey ideas and information with impact? Learn to ask yourself the three questions here to sound well-spoken.

Dale Carnegie wrote we all have a favorite word: our name. We feel positively about someone who hears our name for the first time and uses it back. The five action steps here will boost your ability to remember names.

Who wants to give tough feedback? Resistance is natural. But leadership requires that we do it. Here are three action steps you can use to help you prepare for a tough feedback conversation.

You deserve to have your hard-won personal growth and professional development recognized, but all too often, that doesn’t happen. These concrete suggestions can help people step back and notice your growth.

Two different people each have frightening experiences because of their nerves. Determined to overcome the monster, one mounts a defense using a sock puppet. The result: co-existence with his nerves.

Four concrete suggestions to elevate your communications to an altitude that will sound executive. Stretching your ability to think higher is crucial if you want to achieve the look & sound of leadership.

Three adjustments are laid out in this episode to help you transition from an impatient listener to one who comfortably uses listening to build and deepen relationships.

“Without a healthy dose of heart, a supposed ‘leader’ may manage – but he does not lead.” So wrote Daniel Goleman in Emotional Intelligence. This episode has a unique tool to help you develop heart.

Often our best thinking gets buried beneath the everyday demands of our work. Time is precious. Priorities compete. Accessing your best thinking requires you to honor your thoughts and make time for them.

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