085: Christy Primmer - On Talking About Tough Topics in an Easy Way
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The WSA has been a great source of support and resource for me – and it’s also where I’ve made some great connections, including today’s guest. Christy Primmer is a speaker, author, coach, counselor – even spelling bee champion! - and she is a pro. She brings her sassy self to the stage, mastering the art of taking about tough subjects with finesse and care.
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Show highlights: On Talking About Tough Topics in an Easy Way
In the show we talked about:
- Christy's breadth of experience - as an author, coach, counselor, consultant - and spelling bee!
- How to read your audience - body language, human behavior, feedback.
- How to integrate more fun and interactivity, even when you're talking about tough stuff.
This Moved Me Moments:
CHRISTY: A TED Talk by Stacey Kramer - "The Best Gift I Ever Survived." A beautiful talk filled with truth and vulnerability. Stacey carries herself with class:
SALLY: The past few weeks have been about me sneaking in time to finally watch Making a Murderer on Netflix. If you're one of the few people who haven't seen it yet, you probably aren't interested in it. It's definitely one of those shows that sort of sticks with you... it's a powerful story about the justice system, poverty, power, the media. Whatever the truth is, it's a horrible story.
But - creatively I wanted to point out that the show opening montage is beautifully done - mysterious, haunting, artistic. It sucks me in every time! (Which is exactly what it's supposed to do, I suppose!)
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