62. Three Ways to be More Prepared to Speak Up at Work (with Kristy Olinger)

62. Three Ways to be More Prepared to Speak Up at Work (with Kristy Olinger)

Kristy Olinger is a 20-year veteran of corporate life who knows that soft skills are the hardest thing we do at work. As a communication consultant and speaker, Kristy helps teams and individuals to communicate better at work through interactive programs that deliver practical solutions that translate with ease to everyday work life.

In this episode:

  • Kristy started off talking about all the passions that she has and loves doing.
  • Why so many people in the workplace struggle with difficult conversations.
  • Understand the other person to be a great communicator. Communication is for the other person, not for you.
  • The importance of creating workplace harmony for yourself.
  • To ensure everyone can engage in a hybrid environment, with meetings that encompass people in person and others who are remote, it is important to set guidelines and structure.
  • Kristy shares what the Mirror Exposure Effect is and how to give feedback effectively using the Situation Behavior Impact model.
  • Working on the passion areas in her business gives Kristy joy and energy.
  • Top three things you need to do to be able to speak up in a meeting.


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