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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


60. Patrick Donadio & Communicating with IMPACT

🖼️ Kent is 'painting' the picture of Patrick for listeners. 02:06

🤯 A significant departure of coaches in the 2008 crisis from the speaking industry. 03:16

🦷 Where he cut his teeth: A journey from hosting a TV show, teaching undergrads, becoming a program trainer, executive director, and entrepreneur. 04:47

🎯 I for Intention in coaching and speaking: "Communication isn't a soft skill; it is a core competency." 09:00

👂 Thought leaders should stay in their lane by being present and listening. 12:49

🤔 What is the secret of being a great communicator and a great coach? 14:00

🧠 The business side of speaking businesses and how to create it correctly: "I make a risk." 16:05

👨‍👩‍👦 Growing up in an Italian family and his informal mentors. 20:06

🙏 M is for the Message: the nonverbal communication and importance of being gracious. 22:15 

👧 P in IMPACT is for personality and personalizing the message: His amazing sister 24:31

🤸‍♂️ The A step is all about learning how to be an active listener and engage people, be in touch with yourself and be grateful. 

🧼 C is for clarification: the person receiving the message is in charge. 29:25

🆙 The T step is transformation: internal and external transformation. 29:52

✅ Check for understanding is the term Randy and Kent use with their clients. 31:50

✌️ The fear of nuns: people are motivated by pain or pleasure. 33:34

💪 “You can't be a thought leader unless you experienced some kind of pain.” 35:57

🤩 Sage on the stage, the guide by your side and the champion of communication. 36:54


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