Discover the transformative power of positive communication in reshaping workplace dynamics, one interaction at a time.
In this episode of the Beauty of Conflict, Susan and CrisMarie sit down to talk with Julien Mirivel, founder of the Positive Communication Network, who introduces and elaborates on the concept of positive communication, defining it as behavior aligned with virtues such as compassion and courage. He outlines a model consisting of six key communication behaviors, emphasizing their positive impact when adopted by leaders. Throughout this conversation with Susan and CrisMarie, Julien explores specific behaviors like greeting, asking, complementing, disclosure, encouraging, and listening. He also addresses the challenges of giving constructive feedback, the importance of maintaining a positive ratio in relationships, and strategies for creating a highly cohesive team through positive communication practices.
Listen to this episode and learn the roadmap for leaders to transform workplace cultures through positive communication practices!
About Julien Mirivel
Julien C. MirivelL, PH.D., is an award-winning teacher, author, and professional speaker. Originally from Paris, France, he is "among the founding scholars in the emerging field of positive communication." Mirivel is a TEDx speaker and founder of the Positive Communication Network, a community dedicated to creating better social worlds through positive communication.
Julien Mirivel, PhD, and Alex Lyon, PhD, are co-authors of their new book: Positive Communication for Leaders: Proven Strategies for Inspiring Unity and Effecting Change (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; July 7, 2023).
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CrisMarie Campbell and Susan Clarke
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