I truly believe in lifelong learning and development, and I'm always looking for new insights and ideas. My most important learning tool is my podcast and blog, Meeting Strategist. On this page, you'll find a selection of my articles and podcast episodes on leadership, coaching, and communication.
Attorney David Rudolf from the Netflix docuseries ‘The Staircase’ talks about the strategies he uses during cross examination, why transparency is key in bad news conversations and how he's able to perform at his peak when the stakes couldn't be higher.
Humility and confidence: the world’s greatest listeners manage to bring this paradoxical blend to life in each and every interaction. Here’s what investors can learn from them.
Listening is the most neglected communication skill of all. Even the most talkative types spend most of their lives listening. Yet, few of us receive training to hone our skills. Here are a few tips to get you started.
One of the biggest differences that people experience when joining an autonomous team is that they meet much more. How can you have so many meetings and still be effective? Researcher Irene Sinteur and I distilled eight best practices that autonomous teams use to keep their meetings healthy and productive.
Michael Bungay Stanier returns to the show to discuss his latest book ‘The Advice Trap’. We are hardwired to add value to each and every conversation and offer our advice without being asked. And why not? Our knowledge is probably the biggest reason why we got to where we are today. But if you want to grow as a leader, you have to be able to resist the temptation to offer advice – or tame your advice monster, as Michael calls it.
Retired police detective and human behavior specialist Bob Pointer breaks down the rules of effective communication and explains how leaders can apply them in their conversations. We also talk about the role of power in creating an effective conversational climate, how human relationships are built and why trust is the center of everything.