ACT stands for "active communication technique" and these short videos are designed to give you something you can do today to impact the way you communicate and connect with others. Please share these videos with anyone you think would benefit from seeing them. I believe that the little things can make a big difference and love hearing from folks about how they've applied these in their day-to-day. Enjoy, thanks for watching, and I look forward to making more for you!
ACT's are "Active Communication Techniques" - little things you can do today to change the way you communicate and connect with others. Let's start with "Hello!"
"Removing Barriers": small shifts in language can remove barriers and increase the speed at which an individual can grow and develop. Take a moment to think about the questions that you ask, and then ask yourself if you can think of better questions. What questions do you have?
Instead of saying "sorry" for things that are out of our control, let's instead look for opportunities to replace apology with gratitude!
Use "feel, felt, found" to identify with an objection, share a similar perception, and then offer a new perspective to help overcome objections. Thanks for watching!
A little karaoke Adele remix and how utilizing pauses when speaking can help your audience remember your message.
Outtakes from ACT's 1-5, because vulnerability is the most authentic form of connection
The 4-letter word that's constantly minimizing your message (and you probably never noticed).
How to reframe negatives such as "don't" and "can't" for more positive results.
How to put things in perspective and simplify stress during BIG moments
One is a given, one is a choice. As you "go through sh!t" may you "grow through shift”
Try this the next time you're in a situation where you've met someone before, but you can't remember their name
The communication superpower you can can access anytime.
We all make mistakes - here's how to turn them into opportunities that build trust, transparency, and accountability while fostering future success.
Though we process with many people, nothing changes until we speak with the source.
Providing options - the gift of choice - increases the rate of actionable response.
This week's Active Communication Technique is a request... please. And, thank you.
The importance of non-verbal communication and it's humorous interpretations.
In conversation we tell "me too" stories to build relationship, but a deeper connection occurs when we instead go with "more you".
Make a conscious choice. You can decide to do something or not, but stop "should-ing" on yourself!
Using someone's name in a conversation can lead to a deeper connection.
Acting on limited information can lead to miscommunication.
Whether you’re a coach, a leader, or simply a good friend - here’s a strategy to help others become “fearless”. Thanks for watching!
Learn how to ask for what you want in a way that makes it difficult for people to say, "no". P.S. If you really want to get to a "yes", follow this tip up with your plan - "Here's how this could work"...
Here's your challenge to put the sparkle back in the routine!
Want to become a better listener? Watch ACT 26: “Great Listeners Ask This Question” and try it for yourself!
How do you get someone who isn't paying attention to get off their phone? Try "the noisy neighbor" technique and let me know what you think!