• Shadé Zahrai

Inspower Series Ep.8 |3 Must-Know Tips to Connect with Anyone - Even on Zoom!



How good are you when it comes to connecting with others?

In this video, I share three tips to help you level-up your ability to connect with anyone, whether in-person, or via Zoom/video conference.


The ability to connect with others, whether team members, managers, stakeholders or clients is incredible important for building trust, loyalty, advocacy and engagement, and is essential for business.


Even outside of work, connecting is a core human skill.


In this video, I share three of my favourite tips to help you level-up your ability to connect with anyone:

👉 1: Prime for a Positive Response

👉 2: Have the Courage to Open Up

👉 3: Be Genuinely Curious & Listen more than you Speak

👉 BONUS TIP: Use Eye-contact to Build Trust (look at the camera when speaking)

You can read the Forbes article I wrote about connection here:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2020/03/10/buck-the-human-disconnection-trend-four-must-know-connection-hacks-to-be-a-better-leader/#204e367d41e0


_______________________________________


References

Barbara Fredrickson, Remaking Love, TEDx Talk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHoEWUTYnSo

Supramarginal Gyrus & Positive Empathy:

Silani, G., Lamm, C., Ruff, C. C. & Singer, T. (2013). Right Supramarginal Gyrus Is Crucial to Overcome Emotional Egocentricity Bias in Social Judgments. Journal of Neuroscience, 33(39): 15466-15476.

https://www.jneurosci.org/content/33/39/15466

The ‘temporal coupling’ of the brain when sharing personal stories:

Hasson, U., Shazanfar, A. A., Galanticci, B., Garrod, S. & Keysers, C. (2012). Brain-to-Brain coupling: A mechanism for creating and sharing a social world. Trands in Cognitive Science, 16(2): 114-121.

https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1488-13.2013


Self-disclosure is Rewarding:

Tamir, D. I. & Mitchell, J. P. (2012). Disclosing information about the self is intrinsically rewarding. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109(21):8038-8043.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3361411/

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn Social Icon

© 2020 Shadé Zahrai and Influenceo Global Inc. All rights reserved.