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#667 Make Preparations for End of Life

You never know when your last day will be. If you have a family you owe it to them to make preparations for end of life.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Plan your life, Podcasts, preparation.

#635 Why You Should Use Structure When Communicating

If you have ever listened to someone talk in circles and not get to the point, you understand why you should use structure when communicating. It makes you easier to follow, and helps drive a more effective message. Today we discuss how to do it.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Communication, Podcasts, preparation.

#633 Get to the Point

You know those people that drone on and never seem to get to the point? Have you ever been there yourself? Wouldn’t it be great if before speaking we thought about how to deliver a concise message? Here are some ideas to get you started.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Communication, Podcasts, preparation.

Become a More Effective Communicator

A few weeks ago I was fortunate to spend a day with Larry Smith. Larry is the author of, The Best Advice in Six Words, and also happens to be the real life husband of Piper Kerman (above), the person from which the show, Orange Is the New Black is based. Larry had everyone in our small group stand up and describe ourselves in six words. It’s amazing how much you can convey in six words when you are forced to do it, and how this simple exercise can help you become a more effective communicator. It got me thinking about the quality of our daily communication.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Communication, preparation, Uncategorized.

#607 Perseverance

In a study of soldiers that made it through the Navy Seal training program, the common thread was not size or strength, it was perseverance.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Confidence, Podcasts, preparation.

#606 Practice is a Critical Aspect of Preparation

If you have an important event that requires your action, take the time rehearse ahead of time. Practice is a critical aspect of preparation.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Confidence, Podcasts, preparation.

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