There is no conversation you can’t handle! You can get through everything with a little bit of talking.
Dr. Shawne Duperone is a communication scholar and public speaker. She dubs herself as having a ‘PhD in Gossip’ because her research has explored innovative ways to use gossip for good. Dr. Duperone is the Founder of Project Forgive, a company that provides useful tools to help you practice forgiveness on a daily basis. If you’re being too hard on yourself, forgive yourself! You need it.
Key Takeaways:[4:35] We have to first forgive ourselves if we wish to see progress and move past our mistakes. [5:15] Who is Dr. Duperone and why does she have a ‘PhD in Gossip’? [7:15] How did Project Forgive get started? [11:40] For example, how do you forgive someone who got the promotion you really wanted? How do you move forward? [16:15] Do you feel guilty about something? Listen to it, it’s important! [24:00] What kind of tools has Dr. Duperone created to help people with grief and forgiveness? [35:40] When you’re able to forgive, you are also able to improve your relationship with that co-worker or whoever might be triggering you! [45:35] Outside communicators can be the critical key that businesses need to help improve team communication and reduce the spread of gossip. [49:20] Action step: Practice forgiveness for yourself. [50:10] Sometimes forgiveness can also translate to acceptance.
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