Do you struggle to communicate effectively in your relationships, work, or business? In this episode of The Sanity Project Podcast, host Joanne Victoria and guest Bryan Rutberg discuss the importance of clear communication and understanding, as well as the challenges that can arise when biases and expectations come into play. The most valuable lesson from this podcast is that good communicators spend time thinking about their biases and finding ways to connect with their audience. Bryan offers four tips for effective communication, including considering the audience, leading with the benefit, being clear, and being concise.

To help listeners evaluate their communication skills, Rutberg introduces a free self-assessment tool consisting of 20 questions that cover various aspects of communication. Listeners can rate themselves on a scale of 1 to 5 and receive suggestions on areas to improve or leverage their strengths. The speakers stress the importance of taking notes while listening to the podcast and investing time in developing communication skills. Rutberg shares his social media connections on YouTube, Twitter, and LinkedIn, where listeners can access his videos and essays on communication. Tune in to this episode to learn how to become a better communicator and connect with your audience.

Christine Gallagher


Leading with the Benefit of Taking Action- Rutberg offer tips for effective communication, such as focusing on the audience and leading with the benefit of taking action.

Rutberg introduces a free self-assessment for communication skills, with 20 questions to rate oneself on various axis of communication.

Retaking the Self-Assessment – Rutberg suggests taking the self-assessment after a period of intentional practice and mentions his interest in seeing if people score themselves higher on a particular skill.

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