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148 Michelle Teague: How to Communicate More Effectively

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148 Michelle Teague: How to Communicate More Effectively

Today’s Smart Person is Michelle Teague who talks about how to communicate more effectively during this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. She is a speaker and communication expert based in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.

Here are some of the key elements of this conversation between Michelle Teague and Rob Oliver on the Learning from Smart People Podcast:

· Michelle’s back story of coming from academia to corporate to entrepreneurship
· The problem of promoting people to positions where they flounder
· A lack of communication and a lack of awareness of different communication styles causes conflict
· The difference between a salesperson and a sales manager
· Good communication skills are vital to being a good leader
· The importance of understanding expressive and receptive communication
· Why telling someone something is different than them hearing what you said
· Tips for making sure that you are heard
· Leadership is not necessarily telling people exactly what to do, it’s empowering them
· Most careers have a variety of ways of getting things done
· Not everybody is like you but that’s okay
· The platinum role: treat others as they would like to be treated
· Encouraging creativity creates a better variety of solutions
· Tools that can help facilitate communication and improve leadership
· The 4 styles of the DISC Assessment Tool
· It is important to have all 4 elements represented in your team
· Why utilizing a paid version of the assessment tool might be a better idea
· The interaction between each of the styles is different
· Texting is difficult because you lose the context

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