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The People Dividend Podcast

Apr 26, 2022

Welcome to another episode of The Authentic Change Podcast, I am Mike Horne, your host, and I am joined today by Richard Newman who provides insight on authenticity and integrity in ways that are uniquely shaped by his experience. Richard is an award-winning writer and an in-demand speaker, with expertise in leadership communication, storytelling, mindset, and personal impact. He is the founder and CEO of BodyTalk, global leaders in evidence-based communication since 2000, Richard and his team have trained 100 thousand people worldwide with clients from 46 countries.


Key Takeaways:

[2:26] Richard shares about himself.

[5:40] The key to greater communication: Lift.

[8:31] How do we know when someone is ready to be lifted?

[10:19] What values drive people to lifting behaviors?

[14:15] You have to be the real deal in order to achieve real connections among people.

[17:20] Entering the pandemic, how did Richard experience our ability to be authentic with one another?

[21:23] Does my leader care about me?

[24:34] Richard talks about the advancements achieved in the last few decades in the work field.

[25:45] People need to know they have a meaningful reason to move in one direction or the other.

[27:04] A leader needs to start with intention rather than with strategies and tactics.

[30:44] Richard talks about the alignment between purpose and words.

[35:40] What does BodyTalk teach?

[37:49] What is next in the world of work for Richard?


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