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Bridging Communication Gaps, with April Ballestero
Episode 115th June 2022 • Addressing the ELEPHANT in the Room® • One Light Ahead®
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April Ballestero is a leadership expert and the founder of One Light Ahead, a coaching agency that helps business leaders shine at their brightest. With two decades of coaching experience, April knows exactly how to help business leaders achieve their full potential and become more effective, more energized and more enthusiastic in their interactions with their teams, clients, families and communities.

What you will learn in this episode:

  • The foundation of WHOLE & BRAVE as it is introduced in Slaying the Onion
  • What it means to “bridge a communication gap” 
  • The opportunity to use defensive responses as a chance to deepen your connections
  • How to approach difficult conversations as you work to build your bridges
  • The benefit (on both sides) of slowing down the conversation to take a breath or collect your thoughts
  • Some simple, practical ways you can begin framing your conversations to set your relationships up for success


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