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The Art & Science of Effective Communication

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In this episode, join Hillary Wicht, an acclaimed expert in executive leadership coaching, as she explores the art of communication.

Discover the hidden “power leaks” that undermine influence, and learn practical strategies to overcome them.

With Hillary’s guidance, listeners will learn how to build trust, ensure their voices are heard, and gain respect for their ideas. Drawing from her diverse background, Hillary will share how to break free from patterns that hold you back and step into your full potential, transforming your communication skills and impact.

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Our Guest: Hillary Wicht

Hillary Wicht

Hillary Wicht is an esteemed executive coach and human systems expert, known for her innovative approach to leadership, “how we human is how we lead.” Her work in the psychology of pitching has gained recognition from the Stanford Entrepreneurial Program, and her insights into gender communication styles have been featured by the Wall Street Journal. A former stage actress and voice performer, Hillary has collaborated with celebrities like Kelly Clarkson and LL Cool J, and worked with major brands such as McDonald’s and Toyota. Her diverse experience in entertainment, athletics, and business has shaped her growth mindset and passion for helping individuals and teams break free from routine patterns to achieve exponential leadership.

Our Host: Celeste Headlee

Celeste Headlee

Celeste Headlee is a communication and human nature expert, and an award-winning journalist. She is a professional speaker, and also the author of Speaking of Race: Why Everybody Needs to Talk About Racism—and How to Do It, Do Nothing, Heard Mentality, and We Need to Talk. In her twenty-year career in public radio, she has been the executive producer of On Second Thought at Georgia Public Radio, and anchored programs including Tell Me More, Talk of the Nation, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition. She also served as cohost of the national morning news show The Takeaway from PRI and WNYC, and anchored presidential coverage in 2012 for PBS World Channel. Headlee’s TEDx talk sharing ten ways to have a better conversation has over twenty million total views to date. @CelesteHeadlee

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