Episode 183

Shifting Work & Communication

Managers – do you communicate enough with your team members? This guest says you should always communicate more than you think. 

Communication is key to success in any workplace, so we asked Jeremie Brecheisen, Managing Director at Gallup, on The Visual Lounge, to share his expert advice. 

Jeremie shares what good communication means to him and how we can prevent proximity bias as teams continue to mix remote and onsite working. Plus, hear how asynchronous communication can boost productivity and cut out distractions. 

Learning points from the episode include: 

  • 00:00 – Introduction 
  • 02:57 – Getting to know Jeremie 
  • 04:57 – Defining healthy communication in the workplace 
  • 08:12 – Using visuals to breed strong communication 
  • 11:55 – Dealing with proximity bias 
  • 21:03 – Do we have too many meetings? 
  • 27:26 – Benefits and drawbacks of asynchronous communication 
  • 31:50 – Practical advice on workplace communication 
  • 33:54 – Speed Round Questions 
  • 38:48 – Jeremie’s final take 
  • 40:26 – Outro  

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About the Podcast

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The Visual Lounge
Discussions about the power of visuals and videos and how to make them even better.

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Matthew Pierce

Matthew Pierce, Learning & Video Ambassador from TechSmith Corporation, has created videos for learning and marketing for over a decade. He is the lead behind TechSmith Academy, a free platform teaching video and image creation for business, which has been used by tens of thousands of users. He is the host of The Visual Lounge Podcast from TechSmith, which streams live on Youtube and LinkedIn weekly. Matthew is a regular speaker at multiple learning and development-focused conferences and is a regular contributor to various training publications. Connect with him on LinkedIn.