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Thought Leader

121 EpisodesProduced by Thought Partner GroupWebsite

We put scare quotes around the term “thought leader.” Don't worry - no hagiographic interviews here. No upsells, no bullshit. We have great conversations with true innovators, thinkers, disrupters, creatives, and a few fools. (You decide.) We ask them all for insights, stories and tools. (You'll la… read more


45. John Robert Stoker & The River Runner of Clear Conversations

😇 Lights above John’s head give an aura to everything. 01:10

🚣 He is the river runner that teaches people how to hold conversations. 1:10

☝️ It is crucial to communicate clearly and effectively because it impacts personal and professional relationships. 1:42

💡 The tone is a reflection of the mind; it gives you away.  3:20

📍 Understanding yourself and what triggers you is crucial. 5:56

🎯 Principles that people have to understand, apply, and practice to hold certain types of conversations.  10:03

🏄 A whitewater guide in the Grand Canyon. 10:47

📕 The preparation principles in conversation: awareness, preparation, asking questions and engagement, and the emotional component. 12:47

👁 Understanding the dynamics of what's happening at the moment so that you can manage the conversation.15:52

 🚣 Learning to run the river in the Grand Canyon rapids: manage those dynamics to get to the end successfully. 18:58

🗣️ Learn how to communicate effectively to create a different culture and different outcomes. 21:09

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