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 ]
Nobody likes to be the bearer of bad news, yet it’s part of everyone’s professional life. Taking great care to manage tough conversations can ease the pressure greatly.
Leaders need to learn to monitor early warning signs that their organization isn’t aligned. Waiting and hoping to see positive results is not a strategy. Anticipate how initial disconnects can spell disaster.
Becoming a better writer means learning to cut, trim and omit needless words. In an attention-starved world, concise writing means being ruthless on what really belongs and what's just fluff.
Delivering a convincing message is tough. Challenge yourself to define the gist in as few words as possible. It's a game worth playing to boil it all down to the basics.
It's no surprise that Elon Musk and Tesla have been on a roll. It started a decade ago with a clear and concise story declaring their purpose and plan.
Some important insights on making the story your own versus sharing a half-hearted rendition.
If you don’t know what your weaknesses are, you’ll never be able to conquer them.
There’s a big difference between people who are confident that they’re clear and wanting to be.
Losing your temper is one the fastest tickets to becoming longwinded and a recipe for hurting your reputation.
Getting overly enthusiastic can actually shine too much light on your new idea and blind people.
Nobody loves going on a job interview. So, turning them into a confident and comfortable conversation will set you apart.