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Saving With Steve

Aug 28, 2021

In this episode of Saving With Steve, host Steve Sexton is joined by international, award-winning speaker, consultant, trainer, coach, and author, Mary Nestor, and President of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Dr. José Arce. They discuss:


- How staying silent during critical moments can result in missed opportunities, broken relationships, and disastrous decisions

- Why despite the digital revolution, we are connecting more but communicating less

- Three main principles of effective communication and how to handle tough or tender conversations

- Tips to help find your voice and speak up at those critical moments in a way that creates impact and acceptance

- When to speak up, when to be silent, what to say, and how to approach difficult situations

- Learning how to effectively handle other people’s reactions as well as our own

- The importance of words, tone of voice, and body language in communication

- How we can empower ourselves and others by using our voice to communicate in healthy, constructive ways

- How healthy communication can reduce stress, solve problems, and strengthen our relationships

- The dangers that those who have pets face during the summer months, including heat, pests, and more

- Tips for keeping your pets away from outdoor and indoor poisons

- How to prepare for an emergency and how to prevent zoonotic disease

- What we should be looking out for when the temperature changes, whether it's hot or cold outside


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