Difficult Conversations Podcast

Lessons I Learned as an ICU Physician

Episode 104 | August 4, 2020

Communicating to Be the Most Powerful You

Kathy Caprino

Author & Coach

Kathy Caprino

Welcome to the Difficult Conversations with Dr. Anthony Orsini.  Today we are lucky to have a special guest, Kathy Caprino with us. She is an internationally-recognized career and leadership coach, writer, speaker, educator dedicated to the advancement of women in business, a former corporate vice president, now a trained marriage and family therapist, a seasoned executive coach, senior Forbes contributor, and author of two books, and her podcast is called Finding Brave.

Kathy tells us her personal journey, facing sexual harassment, gender discrimination, toxic colleagues, and narcissistic bosses. She had a breakthrough moment and finally had enough. She then became a marriage and family therapist which was life-changing, which is how she learned so much about empathy and communication and how you really match with someone. Kathy tells us a story and things you should never say to someone in a difficult conversation. Dr. Orsini has a great story to share as well as key advice when he teaches communication.

Physician burnout is an epidemic right now and Dr. Orsini touches on that and Kathy addresses the issue with some great advice. Kathy tells us how she coaches women to stand up for themselves. She shares a story with coaching clients and tells us some key advice to stay compassionate, stay understanding, but be very clear about what you will and will not accept. Also, learn here what you should expect when you read her new book and how is it different from her first book. Please hit the subscribe button to find out more about what we do and how we teach communication and download this episode now!

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