Joy Superpowers – Episode 5 – Assertive Communication with Paulette Dale

Podcast Recap

In episode 5 of the Joy Superpowers podcast, I’m talking with Paulette Dale about the Joy Superpower of Assertive Communication. Paulette has a Ph.D in Linguistics and Communication from the University of Florida. She’s the author of “Did You Say Something, Susan?”, a book that empowers women to speak with more confidence. Paulette has even received recognition for her work on the floor of the United States congress. She’s thus an acknowledged speaker on assertiveness training and effective communication. Paulette is also known as the person who complimented Donald Trump’s smile on a live broadcast.

During my chat with Paulette, we cover topics such as:

– Connection between language use and well-being

– Reasons why women and men speak differently

– Assertive communication in practise

To learn more about our conversation with Paulette as well as to get some extra insight related to the Joy Superpower of Assertiveness, please check out our blog here. For more information about Paulette’s work, please visit her LinkedIn profile here.

About the podcast:

The Art and Science of Joy Podcast is all about inspiring people to live more joyfully, so if you’re seeking a bit more joy in your own life or seeking to bring some more joy to the lives of others then this podcast could well be for you! In our second podcast series, Joy Superpowers, we’ll be going through one superpower per week that you can use to live a more joy-filled life.

In each episode, I’ll be inviting an expert on a particular Joy Superpower to share their words of wisdom, as we take a look at the science behind the superpower and explore how you can apply the superpower in your own life.

Connect with us on Facebook or Instagram at @theartandscienceofjoy as we continue to explore the Joy Superpowers and join the conversation. We’d love to hear your thoughts with the hashtag #joysuperpowers

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The Art and Science of Joy host

Andrew Cannon

Andrew has spent his career building a deep understanding of people’s values, attitudes and behaviors in order to help business people make better decisions. Over the last few years, Andrew has used this knowledge and his research skills to deep-dive into the art and science of joy.
Andrew’s journey in business has taught him many lessons about leadership; about the importance of purpose and people, as well as profits, and about the role joy can play in companies to elevate both personal and business success.