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Playlist – Communication

Communicating effectively is vital to people in business and in life. These guests all talk about different aspects of communication including voice, using silence, communicating between generations, podcasting and audio. 76. Susan Murphy is a broadcast voice coach who describes how to access your best vocal pitch, why audio and voice has become more important recently, and…

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93. Andrew Freear: How Rural Studio creates sustainable impact

In our final guest-hosted episode, researcher and designer Josh Wasserman from episode 44, talks to Andrew Freear, Director of Rural Studio, part of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture of Auburn University. Freear lives in a small rural community in Hale County, West Alabama, where for twenty years he has directed this unique…

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44. Josh Wasserman: The role of observation in design

Sue Stockdale talks to Josh Wasserman a design thinker and insights expert, about the role that observation plays in the design process, how design can more inclusive and what inspires him to be creative.  Josh recently designed a new pregnancy test prototype for RNIB, which received worldwide media attention, and is thought to be the…

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42. Rob Lawrence: Connecting sound, language and emotion to create change

Sue Stockdale talks to Rob Lawrence, a podcast producer, coach and mentor, about how the combination of sound and language can influence our emotions and can be a catalyst to create change.  Rob talks about how he changed his career from being an IT professional into podcasting and coaching. He says he is ‘obsessed’ with…

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How podcasts can be used to learn the art of listening

We seldom ponder why is it that we think about something in a particular way, or what leads us into believing that something is true or not and who planted the seed to the thought in our mind.  Answering such questions lead us to a lot of soul-searching and that exactly was my experience of listening…

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