The Language of Chaos
Finding Communication Confidence Through the Chaos
In this episode, herdacious host Lorelei chats with Darlene Templeton to discuss developing effective communication strategies in a virtual space. As online communication is becoming routine, Darlene gives us tools to communicate with grace in the workplace. From keeping our web cameras on during meetings to connecting on virtual “coffee chats,” Darlene offers some suggestions on how to continue building professional relationships, while also setting personal boundaries and goals that keep us sane through the chaos.
Host: Lorelei Gonzalez
Co-host: Darlene Templeton
Darlene is the CEO and founder of Templeton & Associates. She is a professional speaker, certified executive coach, business strategist consultant, trainer and author. Darlene specializes in leadership and transformation for corporations and professionals, specifically for those who want to make a greater impact personally and professionally. She held multiple management and leadership positions during her 36-year career at IBM. Darlene is the founder and Chief Leader of the AMAZING Women Alliance, co-VP of Career Development and established the Mentoring Program for the Austin Human Resource Managers Association (AHRMA), and has co-authored three books, “The Unstoppable Women’s Guide to Emotional Well Being”, “The Success Guide for The Unstoppable Entrepreneur” and “Behind Her Brand”.
Things you will learn in this episode (chapter markers available):
- Moving forward virtually 1:43
- Show up (on camera) 4:05
- Female comms challenges in the age of Zoom 7:44
- Lean into your communication power 12:20
- S.O.S. 17:30
- Building online relationships 21:25
- 3, 2, 1…. Action! 26:00
- Femme fact: Joanne Pierce, THE FBI nun 28:40
Resources mentioned in this episode:
- Brené Brown (author)
- The Texas Conference for Women
- Start with Why by Simon Sinek (book)
- Boundaries by Henry Cloud (book)
Looking for additional resources on this topic? Check out our webinar “Why You Need Work Boundaries | Sierra Bailey”
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