New book from NYT bestselling author Lewis Howes is now available!

New book from NYT bestselling author Lewis Howes is now available!


Charles Duhigg

THIS Is How You Connect DEEPLY With ANYONE & Build MEANINGFUL Relationships EASILY | Charles Duhigg

"When we find the right definition of success it's not hard to align how to achieve it. It's just that oftentimes we haven't thought deeply enough about what success actually means for us."

Today, we are joined by none other than Charles Duhigg, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and the brilliant mind behind NYT bestsellers like “Smarter Faster Better” and “The Power of Habit.” Charles has been a prominent voice in the fields of productivity and habit formation, sharing groundbreaking insights that have transformed countless lives. Charles is here to unveil his latest book, “Supercommunicators: How to Unlock the Secret Language of Connection.” In this episode, we’ll delve into the captivating world of communication, exploring the secrets to unlocking the power of connection that lies within all of us. 


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“We think that the point of a conversation, the definition of success, is to convince the other person of something. And the real point of a conversation is simply to understand the other person.” @cduhigg  

And now let’s jump into episode 1580 of The School of Greatness!

“The problem is that when you’re chasing something… you start to think that the point of it is the thing at the end of the chase, rather than the chase itself.” @cduhigg  

Some Questions I Ask:

  • The Surgeon General released a study that compares the loneliness epidemic to life expectancy, depression, anxiety and other serious health issues. How does becoming a supercommunicators reduce loneliness and make us healthier is all aspects of our lives?
  • Why do people struggle so much with building relationships?
  • What is a supercommunicator?
  • What is ‘looping for understanding’ and how does it make us supercommunicators?
  • How did Lewis become a supercommunicator?
  • Are supercommunicators born or made?
  • What are the three types of conversations?
  • How do you know what type of conversation you are in?
  • “All conversations are negotiations.” Can you explain what that means?
  • What kind of conversations happen before the cameras start rolling on The School of Greatness that set the rest of the interview up for success or failure?
  • What is emotional reciprocity?
  • How can we better approach the hard conversations we need to have?
  • How do we navigate the toughest conversations and end them with a win-win?
  • What was a revelation about your own communication style that you discovered while writing your new book?
  • Can a specific communication style unlock more abundance in our lives?
  • What is a bid for connection and how do you perfect it?
  • What is it like being a supercommunicator before success comes your way versus after reaching major success?
  • What is it about fame, money and success you wish everyone knew about?
  • Where were you on the self love scale the year leading up to your success and where were you on that scale the years after?
  • How can supercommunicators better resolve conflict in conversation?

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How becoming a supercommunicator can reduce loneliness and improve overall health, as highlighted by the Surgeon General’s study comparing the loneliness epidemic to life expectancy, depression, and anxiety.
  • The reasons why people often struggle with building relationships, and how mastering supercommunication can alleviate these challenges.
  • The concept of a supercommunicator and how embodying this trait enhances various aspects of our lives.
  • The technique of ‘looping for understanding’ and its role in transforming individuals into supercommunicators.
  • Whether supercommunicators are born with innate abilities or if they are developed through practice and experience.
  • Plus much more…
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