Ep 175: Creating Open Communication

Episode Summary

Mark Goulston, author of Just Listen, helps us break through our teenager’s barriers to have vulnerable conversations, solve conflict, and create more open lines of communication.

This episode will be released to the public on 01-30-2022.

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Parenting Scripts

Word-for-word examples of what to say to your teen

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1. If your teen is struggling or overwhelmed:

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2. Rather than argue about a party, try: (1 of 2)

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3. Rather than argue about a party, try: (2 of 2)

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4. Check in to make sure your teen is truly okay:

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5. Give your teen a subtle confidence boost:

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6. Remind your teen of your goal as the parent:

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7. Check in on the best way to help your teen: (1 of 3)

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8. Check in on the best way to help your teen: (2 of 3)

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9. Check in on the best way to help your teen: (3 of 3)

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10. Help hold your teen to their standards:

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11. Pause a heated conversation with: (1 of 2)

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12. Pause a heated conversation with: (2 of 2)

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13. Separate poor behavior from identity: (1 of 2)

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14. Separate poor behavior from identity: (2 of 2)

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About Mark Goulston

Mark Goulston is the author or co-author of nine books, including Get out of Your Own Way, which has sold over 200,00 copies. His book, Just Listen, has been translated into twenty eight languages and is the top book on listening in the world. Mark was formerly UCLA professor of psychiatry for over 25 years, as well as an FBI and police hostage negotiation trainer. He is the host of the highly rated podcast, My Wakeup Call and the co-host of Out of Our Minds and In Your Space on Twitter Spaces. He is a Marshall Goldsmith 100 Coaches member and works with entrepreneurs, CEOs, Chairs, and Managing Directors to help them become their best selves.  He is also an international keynote speaker on self-improvement.

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