If you yearn to surround yourself with thought provoking and intelligent dialogue but lack this in your real life, this is the blog for you. You will find the best in conversation right here and maybe you will start to exude and attract this more in your everyday life. If you find that you have trouble explaining your thoughts, analyzing your experiences, communicating your perspectives and expressing yourself in a meaningful manner, the information your find here will help you improve. Upgrade your mind, your conversations, your life. We will post examples of excellent conversations along with tips, recommendations, and more.
Need I say more? Oprah is a master at communication. She is a master at interviews. She is one you want to learn from when it comes to improving your communication skills.
A great podcast is Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations.
The Quote of the Day Show hosted by Sean Croxton is one of my favorites You get the perfect dose of motivation and TRUTH that will fuel your day. He spotlights a quote on each episode in a manner that is not overwhelming. It is just enough so you can ponder on that thought and really delve into that throughout your day in your own way. Please check it out and thank me later (and of course, thank Mr. Croxton for coming up with this podcast and delivering it!
Quote of the Day Show on iTunes <<<< Click here for iTunes version
Quote of the Day show on Stitcher (below)
EPISODE: Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee – S08E03 – Jerry Seinfeld with Guest Judd Apatow – “Escape From Syosset” – Jun 30, 2016
Original link: http://comediansincarsgettingcoffee.com/judd-apatow-escape-from-syosset Continue reading
Oprah and Barbara Walters conversation
Bill Clinton’s 2016 DNC Speech (pay attention to his great storytelling)
A Conversation with President Obama and The Wire Creator David Simon
A Conversation with Pamela Anderson
In Conversation with Pharrell Williams (NPR)
Reclaiming Conversation™ Podcast with Host Sherry Turkle
The Art of Meaningful Conversation – TedTalks Playlist <<<CLICK HERE
Reclaiming Conversation Professor Sherry Turkle talked about her book Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age, in which she examines the impact of the digital age on traditional conversation. <<< CLICK HERE (conversation starts 9 minutes into the video, 09:00)
This is a funny skit about “a lunch chat that turns tense when one of the diners confronts the other about his annoying conversation habits.”
Silence… Perfectly fine if you are all alone. However, in social situations, it is just kind of expected that you’ll talk to others. If the thought of being a “Chatty Kathy” or “Chatty Kenneth” makes you want to steer clear of others in social settings, here are some thoughts on how you can come to appreciate and be great at small talk. Continue reading
Conversation can feel icky when you’re painfully shy – but it wasn’t always that way, butterfly!
Something or a collective of things happened to you in your life journey that caused you to look at people and conversation as something to avoid. An overwhelming fear took over you.
The immediate gratification of avoiding people and conversation conflicts with the emptiness it renders over time coupled with the friction toward your big dreams.
There has to be a happy medium for you.
You need an effective way to repair your broken relationship with communication – itself.
Here are 3 tips: Continue reading
Storytelling is an art for that is essential to passing along traditions/culture, memories, lessons, and experiences. Continue reading
Learn how Susan Cain handles speaking engagements at Leading@Google
Susan Cain is an introvert. Learn from how she handles speaking engagements.
Watch the confidence that Jada Pinkett Smith, her mom, & Willow Smith display in conversation on the Red Table Talks. If you can’t view it, go here: Click here
This is really an interview but it flows like a regular conversation. This is a great example of a great back and forth. What did you think or learn from this? Post comments below.
Pay attention to her organized thoughts. Think about how she mapped out her thoughts. Take the time to think about how you can do the same with a topic you are passionate about. What did you learn from Majora Carter’s speech? Share your thoughts. Create your elevator speech about yourself and your passions.