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Become a Better Communicator

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  •   01 Be a Super Communicator

    28:50
  •   13 Uncovering Your Type

    14:27

Class duration: 9h 29m

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About The Class

Introduction to the Enneagram as a Communication Tool

Ready to build your ability to connect, communicate, and create? Join Susan Piver for an introduction to the communication and mindfulness skills every successful professional needs to know.

You’ll learn about the three styles of communication: instinctual, emotional, and rational. Susan will guide you through discovering and taking advantage of your own style. You’ll also learn about how to understand colleagues’ and clients’ communication styles, to make each interaction the best it can be. Susan will also cover the importance of mindfulness as a tool to cultivate effective communication.

By the end of this course, you’ll have a deeper understanding of who you are as a communicator and an easy-to-implement mindfulness routine that will help you speak, listen, and respond more effectively.


Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Be a Super Communicator

    28:50
  2. 02

    Discover Your Communication Style

    41:17
  3. 03

    What is Your Story?

    44:27
  4. 04

    3 Centers of Intelligence

    16:30
  5. 05

    The Intuitive Communicators

    42:07
  6. 06

    The Emotional Communicators

    36:04
  7. 07

    The Intellectual Communicators

    16:15
  8. 08

    The Three Instinctual Drives

    38:07
  9. 09

    Final Q&A and Homework

    14:39
  10. 10

    Reflecting on Your Communication Style

    21:59
  11. 11

    Getting to Know the Wizard Type

    19:50
  12. 12

    Getting to know the Crusader Type

    24:24
  13. 13

    Uncovering Your Type

    14:27
  14. 14

    Introduction to Mindfulness

    36:36
  15. 15

    Meditation Practice

    17:24
  16. 16

    Meditation Practice FAQ

    10:14
  17. 17

    Mindfulness & Developing Presence

    34:49
  18. 18

    Four Qualities of Mindful Communication

    21:20
  19. 19

    Communication Reflections

    23:51
  20. 20

    Mindfulness & Communication

    22:29
  21. 21

    Mindfulness & the Solopreneur

    44:05

Meet Your Expert

Susan Piver

Susan Piver is a Buddhist teacher and the New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including The Hard Questions (Tarcher) and the award-winning How Not to Be Afraid of Your Own Life (St. Martin’s Press). Her latest book is ... read more

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  • SkySep

    SkySep

    September 2014

    I would really recommend this course if you want to get to know your personality type better. What makes the course amazing is the idea of including mindfulness into your life to create better, more authentic and compassionate communication with others. Susan Piver does a great job and comes across as a genuine and generous person. Thank you to Creative Live for producing this excellent course.

  • user 1399169031503371

    June 2014

    Took me a bit to get through the course because of other commitments. That said I found it to be wonderful. I am part of the Open Heart Project and assumed the course would focus on just that and how it related to communication. I was thrilled that the Enneagram- something I have studied some was included too and how mindfulness and the Enneagram can together support more effective communication. Susan was warm, funny and and overall did an awesome presentation. Well worth the price I paid for this.

  • Aliah Husain

    Aliah Husain

    September 2017

    I loved this class. I was not expecting it to be a full on enneagram tutorial, but with that said, the content of Susan's class was life changing. I grew up in a very conservative household where open conversations were not welcome and therefore, never knew how to communicate my thoughts and feelings without becoming emotional and feeling misunderstood. By taking this course, and afterward reading The Wisdom of the Enneagram, I was able to learn my personality/communication type, the styles of those around me, and how to bridge the gap to be understood in any message. The coursework has also helped me to better understand the thoughts, feelings, and intentions of my loved ones. Again, truly life changing course work. Highly recommend to anyone looking to make sense of themselves and their surroundings, and apply this knowledge in a practical sense, both personally and professionally. THANK YOU, SUSAN!!!

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