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Discovering Your Authentic Self And Using It To Communicate With Others With Lou Solomon
Episode 11021st September 2015 • Smashing the Plateau • Smashing the Plateau
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“When you humanize your communication you begin to resurface into your own authenticity.”

Today Lou Solomon (CEO and Founder of Interact) enlightens us on the subject of storytelling and how it’s the driving force behind discovering our authentic selves. According to Solomon, communication is king, and only with authenticity can you truly connect with others and build meaningful relationships.

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How to recognize your authentic purpose and why it’s important.
  • How to uncover your authentic story.
  • The definition of the what is concept, how to use it, and how it’s vital to building relationships and effective communication.
  • Why effective communication is the key in creating lasting relationships.
  • Current trends in communicating with virtual employees.
  • Why meeting face-to-face is the ideal way to create meaningful relationships.
  • How personal storytelling will lead to your authenticity and allow you to connect with others.
  • The importance of authenticity in business.

Lou Solomon is CEO and founder of Interact, a firm that helps develop individuals into strong communicators by using their own stories, experiences, and authentic style.

The firm does customized development for organizations like Wells Fargo, Duke Energy and Bank of America, in addition to offering open enrollment courses to the public.

Lou is a member of the adjunct faculty at the McColl School of Business and co-founder of the school’s annual TWIST Conference. Her latest research in collaboration with Harris Interactive sheds light on the impact of poor communication on employees.

Lou’s articles have been published by HBR.com, Entrepreneur.com, CEO.com, the American Management Association, Leadership Essentials, SUCCESS Magazine and more. In 2009 Lou released her first book, Say Something Real.

Learn more about Lou at Interact Studio, and follow her on Twitter.

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