“It’s not about being right; it’s about getting it right.”
Host: Michael Dargie, THE REBELREBEL PODCAST
Guest: Dr. Michael Gerharz, MICHAELGERHARZ.COM
In the latest episode of The RebelRebel Podcast, Michael Dargie welcomes Dr. Michael Gerharz, a renowned communication expert and strategist hailing from Cologne, Germany. Throughout the episode, Dr. Gerharz delves into his evolution from a doctoral scholar in communication systems to a fervent communication coach. He sheds light on his professional focus, which revolves around assisting a diverse range of individuals, including C-suite executives and entrepreneurs, in developing and delivering messages that carry significant impact.
Dr. Gerharz’s unique approach focuses on helping people find the right words to make their ideas resonate and create a lasting impact. He emphasizes the importance of simplicity and clarity in communication, citing his frustration with brilliant ideas getting lost in translation due to poor presentation. Drawing inspiration from his experiences and his blog, Dr. Gerharz discusses the power of concise and compelling storytelling, especially in business and strategy communication.
One of the most profound moments in the episode is Dr. Gerharz’s recounting of his school days, particularly the influence of his physics teacher, who instilled in him the value of precise and clear expression. This anecdote beautifully ties into his current philosophy that communication is not just about being right, but about getting it right.
Additionally, Dr. Gerharz shares insights from his podcast ‘Irresistible Communication’ and his upcoming book, ‘The Path to Strategic Impact,’ which delves deeper into effective strategy communication. He also touches upon his personal interests, including his passion for playing the guitar and reading a diverse range of literature.
This episode is not just a conversation about the technicalities of effective communication; it’s a deeper exploration of how words can shape ideas and how ideas, when well-communicated, can change the world.
- Dr. Michael Gerharz’s transition from a communication systems expert to a communication coach.
- The significance of choosing the right words for impactful communication.
- The influence of Dr. Gerharz’s physics teacher on his communication style.
- Insights into Dr. Gerharz’s podcast ‘Irresistible Communication.’
- Preview of his upcoming book, ‘The Path to Strategic Impact.’
- Dr. Gerharz’s personal interests, including his love for guitar and literature.
- His philosophy on making a difference through communication.
- Discussion on the importance of audience-centric communication in presentations and strategy.
Great Quotes From Dr. Michael Gerharz
- “It’s not about being right, it’s about getting it right.”
- “Simplicity and clarity in communication are key.”
- “Communication is not just about words, it’s about the impact they create.”
- “A thought that has been thought cannot be taken back.”
Links from this episode
*When you buy a product using a link on this page, The RebelRebel Podcast receives a portion of the revenue from your qualifying purchases as part of the Amazon Associates Program. Thank you for your support.