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Communication Snacks: Tips for a Successful Professional Life

Learn communication tips to help you stand out, move up, and win more often in a crowded professional world! Join Silicon Valley communication experts Marc and Blythe Musteric as they share communication tips from their 20,000+ hours of coaching clients in Silicon Valley. From interpersonal communication to presentations and public speaking to grammar, effective communication can be challenging. Learn the tips you need to lead a more successful life.

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How to Improve Your Professional Vocabulary

In this episode, Marc is going to talk about improving your vocabulary. In our podcasts, we discuss communication tips to help you get hired, promoted, and funded. We’re here to help you become more successful. Find us online at http://www.ovient.com/communication-snacks-podcast/ Connect with us on Instagram @communicationsnacks and @ovient Like us on Facebook @ovient

5mins

17 Oct 2017

Rank #1

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How to Stop Mumbling and Start Speaking Clearly

Blythe has been helping people speak clearly for more than a decade. In this episode, she shares some of her favorite clear speaking tips with Marc, who admits to mumbling. Join these two in a fun episode about speaking clearly. In our podcasts, we discuss communication tips to help you get hired, promoted, and funded. We’re here to help you become more successful. Find us online at http://www.ovient.com/communication-snacks-podcast/ Connect with us on Instagram @communicationsnacks and @ovient Like us on Facebook @ovient

4mins

5 Dec 2017

Rank #2

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Tell Me About Yourself

In this episode, Blythe is going to talk about how not to sabotage your interview by messing up the first question. In our podcasts, we discuss communication tips to help you get hired, promoted, and funded. We’re here to help you become more successful. Find us online at http://www.ovient.com/communication-snacks-podcast/ Connect with us on Instagram @communicationsnacks and @ovient Like us on Facebook @ovient

6mins

17 Sep 2017

Rank #3

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3 Communication Mistakes to Avoid

In today's episode, Marc shares three big communication mistakes that people should avoid making at work. In our podcasts, we discuss communication tips to help you get hired, promoted, and funded. We’re here to help you become more successful. Find us online at http://www.ovient.com/communication-snacks-podcast/ Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook: @communicationsnacks and @ovient

6mins

26 Jan 2019

Rank #4

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How To Get What You Want

Listen along as Marc explains to Blythe how she can convince him to go to the beach when all he wants to do is stay home and clean out the garage! Today's episode is all about negotiating, and Marc shares three tips for getting what you want. In our podcasts, we discuss communication tips that will help you communicate your way to your goals. You can find our book on Amazon at https://amzn.to/2VSAPFn If you are interested in learning more about our Communication Awesomeness Coaching program, you can read about it here: http://www.ovient.com/communication-awesomeness-coaching/ We would love to hear from you! Email your questions or comments to questions [at] ovient [dot] com . If you are looking for training for yourself or for your team, you can find us at http://www.ovient.com/communication-snacks-podcast/ Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook: @communicationsnacks and @ovient

8mins

18 Jun 2019

Rank #5

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Define Yourself for Success

How do you feel about your communication? Do you need to change anything about yourself to be more successful in your job? In this episode, Marc defines three different groups of people and asks you to decide which group you belong to. Doing this will help you make a plan for your future. In our podcasts, we discuss communication tips to help you get hired, promoted, and funded. We’re here to help you become more successful. Find us online at http://www.ovient.com/communication-snacks-podcast/ Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook: @communicationsnacks and @ovient

6mins

20 Mar 2018

Rank #6

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How to Summarize Like a Pro

The world is overflowing with information, so how can you share your knowledge in a way that gets attention and encourages action? In today's episode, Blythe will show you how in three easy steps. In our podcasts, we discuss communication tips that will help you communicate your way to your goals. Find us online at http://www.ovient.com/communication-snacks-podcast/ You can find our book on Amazon at https://amzn.to/2VSAPFn Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook: @communicationsnacks and @ovient We would love to hear from you! Email your questions or comments to questions [at] ovient [dot] com .

7mins

28 May 2019

Rank #7

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Do This To Become More Successful

In today's episode, Marc talks about how reframing some of your go-to phrases can help you become more successful. In our podcasts, we discuss communication tips to help you get hired, promoted, and funded. We’re here to help you become more successful. Find us online at http://www.ovient.com/communication-snacks-podcast/ Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook: @communicationsnacks and @ovient

4mins

8 Aug 2018

Rank #8

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Two Words Every Professional Must Learn

In today's episode, Blythe talks about the two words that every professional must learn, especially when they have been promoted! In our podcasts, we discuss communication tips to help you get hired, promoted, and funded. We’re here to help you become more successful. Find us online at http://www.ovient.com/communication-snacks-podcast/ Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook: @communicationsnacks and @ovient

7mins

12 Mar 2019

Rank #9

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Cocktail Party Communication

Have you ever been tongue-tied at a cocktail party? In today's episode, Blythe will show you how to easily break the ice and talk with strangers. We'll also explain why "what do you do?" isn't a great question and give you an alternative. In our podcasts, we discuss communication tips that will help you communicate your way to your goals. Find us online at http://www.ovient.com/communication-snacks-podcast/ You can find our book on Amazon at https://amzn.to/2VSAPFn Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook: @communicationsnacks and @ovient We would love to hear from you! Email your questions or comments to questions [at] ovient [dot] com .

7mins

4 Jun 2019

Rank #10

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Conversations Made Easy

Never fear small talk again! In this episode, Blythe shares tips on how to keep a conversation going even when you don't know much about the topic. Learn how to ACE your next conversation. In our podcasts, we discuss communication tips to help you get hired, promoted, and funded. We’re here to help you become more successful. Find us online at http://www.ovient.com/communication-snacks-podcast/ Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook: @communicationsnacks and @ovient

7mins

23 Jan 2018

Rank #11

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Do These Three Things for Meeting Success

If you want to stand out and be a powerful contributor on your team, make sure you do these three things in your next meeting. You will make your colleagues and boss happy! In our podcasts, we discuss communication tips to help you get hired, promoted, and funded. We’re here to help you become more successful. Find us online at http://www.ovient.com/communication-snacks-podcast/ Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook: @communicationsnacks and @ovient

8mins

13 Feb 2018

Rank #12

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How To Improve Your Executive Presence

As you move up the career ladder, you will be evaluated more on your ability to communicate than on your ability to do a technical job. Do you know what you should be doing? In this episode, Marc shares four tips on how to take your executive presence to the next level! In our podcasts, we discuss communication tips to help you get hired, promoted, and funded. We’re here to help you become more successful. Find us online at http://www.ovient.com/communication-snacks-podcast/ Connect with us on Instagram @communicationsnacks and @ovient Like us on Facebook @ovient

7mins

12 Dec 2017

Rank #13

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The 5 Principles of Communication Awesomeness™

In this episode, we share the 5 principles of Communication Awesomeness™! In our podcast, we discuss communication tips that will help you stand out, move up, and win more often in a crowded professional world. You can find our book on Amazon at https://amzn.to/2VSAPFn If you are interested in learning more about our Communication Awesomeness™ Coaching program, you can read about it here: http://www.ovient.com/communication-awesomeness-coaching/ We would love to hear from you! Email your questions or comments to questions [at] ovient [dot] com . If you are looking for training for yourself or for your team, you can find us at http://www.ovient.com/communication-snacks-podcast/ Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook: @communicationsnacks and @ovient

10mins

22 Jan 2020

Rank #14

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Communication Awesomeness® Principle 1

In this episode, we take a deep dive into Communication Awesomeness® Principle 1: If you don't define who you are, others will. Listen along as we outline three specific strategies that will help you take charge of your personal narrative. In our podcasts, we discuss communication tips that will help you stand out, move up, and win more often in a crowded professional world. You can find our book on Amazon at https://amzn.to/2VSAPFn If you are interested in learning more about our Communication Awesomeness Coaching program, you can read about it here: http://www.ovient.com/communication-awesomeness-coaching/ We would love to hear from you! Email your questions or comments to questions [at] ovient [dot] com . If you are looking for training for yourself or for your team, you can find us at http://www.ovient.com/communication-snacks-podcast/ Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook: @communicationsnacks and @ovient

17mins

29 Jan 2020

Rank #15

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Why Am I Writing?

Why am I writing? Do you ask yourself this question before you sit down to write a document? In this episode, Blythe will explain how asking this question in three ways will make your writing more efficient and effective. In our podcasts, we discuss communication tips to help you get hired, promoted, and funded. We’re here to help you become more successful. Find us online at http://www.ovient.com/communication-snacks-podcast/ Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook: @communicationsnacks and @ovient

5mins

6 Mar 2018

Rank #16

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How Not to Annoy Your Manager

Does your communication style irritate your manager? In this episode, Blythe will show you how to start your conversations off on the right foot in order to avoid being annoying! In our podcasts, we discuss communication tips to help you get hired, promoted, and funded. We’re here to help you become more successful. Find us online at http://www.ovient.com/communication-snacks-podcast/ Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook: @communicationsnacks and @ovient

4mins

6 Feb 2018

Rank #17

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Thinking Differently About Presentations

In today's episode, we talk about how to think differently about your presentations and why it's not enough to simply present what you want your audience to know. In our podcasts, we discuss communication tips to help you get hired, promoted, and funded. We’re here to help you become more successful. Find us online at http://www.ovient.com/communication-snacks-podcast/ Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook: @communicationsnacks and @ovient

7mins

8 Feb 2019

Rank #18

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Snacks From the Past: Improve Your Sales Game

In our Snacks From the Past episodes, we dust off a vintage communication book and discuss whether it is still relevant in today's world. In today's episode, we talk about a 22-page pamphlet called "What a salesman should know about the ability to explain." It was published in 1965 and written by Mr. Lynn Surles. In our podcasts, we discuss communication tips that will help you communicate your way to your goals. You can find our book on Amazon at https://amzn.to/2VSAPFn Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook: @communicationsnacks and @ovient We would love to hear from you! Email your questions or comments to questions [at] ovient [dot] com . If you are looking for training for yourself or for your team, you can find us at http://www.ovient.com/communication-snacks-podcast/

9mins

13 Jun 2019

Rank #19

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Do This 1 Thing for More Opportunities

In today's episode, Blythe talks about one simple thing you can do to set yourself up for more opportunities. In our podcasts, we discuss communication tips to help you get hired, promoted, and funded. We’re here to help you become more successful. Find us online at http://www.ovient.com/communication-snacks-podcast/ Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook: @communicationsnacks and @ovient

5mins

5 Mar 2019

Rank #20