The BRIEF Lab - Just Saying show

The BRIEF Lab - Just Saying

Summary: The point of this podcast is to help you become an effective and efficient communicator. The topics that we discuss tackle many of the most pressing issues that people face in a world flooded by information, interruptions and distractions. The promise is that you and your ideas can stand out consistently. Hope you enjoy. [ Just Saying ]

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 A good story breaks a tie | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:14:46

Strong narratives can inspire action and bring boring words back to life. For one company, a solid story set them far ahead of the competition.

 Warning: explicit messages | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:12:34

Don’t bury your lead, just say it. People aren’t mind readers. Tell them what you’re going to tell them, then tell them and finally tell them what you’ve told them.

 Pitfalls of progress reports | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:14:57

Most progress updates leave you scratching your head? Was that a good update or a bad one? Are they on track or headed for disaster?

 Hey, listen to why it’s so difficult | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:13:38

There are many terrible types of listening. Explore the common mistakes we all make as lousy listeners.

 The single most important thing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:12:51

Trying to do everything can leave you with nothing. How can we focus on fewer to get more out of each day?

 Ready, player one | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:14:03

Virtual reality (VR) is coming. Prepare yourselves for bold promises, and an unimaginable curse.

 The dread of silence | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:12:39

Quiet time is critical for us, yet so elusive. Why do we fear those precious moments when we can finally drive the noise out of our hectic heads?

 The minister for loneliness | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:13:03

Discover why the UK recently created a new ministry for people who are alone and how constant connectivity is driving us all to isolation.

 Focus, people! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:12:11

With way too much competing for our attention, we need to start focusing on our focus. It's time to invest in awareness management.

 When words become worthless | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:11:24

Corporate speak, jargon and buzzwords are draining the meaning from our minds. Avoid the fancy clichés and speak simply.

 An info-junkie crack house (Brain Basics Part II) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:15:48

Infobesity is an addiction. Dealing with the grim reality that information overload is reshaping how our brains work.

 Penguins on an Iceberg (Brain Basics Part I) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:14:53

The brain is an amazing processor, yet we're constantly losing focus. A deeper look at how multi-tasking is depleting our working memory.

 Go to sleep | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:15:07

The brain is overworked and we're sleeping less than ever. Why is it so important for all of us to invest in a good night's sleep?

 Are smartphones addictive brain candy for kids? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:15:29

Activists investors are calling on Apple to start helping parents protect their kids. Former Facebook executives are warning that social media seriously undermines childhood development. Is tech addicting our youth?

 Training people to ignore a safety briefing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:14:18

In the U.S., there are 5,000 aircraft in the air at any given time. Yet how many passengers seated in the exit row paid close attention to the safety announcement? Is our safety at risk because of collective inattention?


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