#019 – Human Skills for Technical People with Emily Nichols

lindsay guest podcast Emily Nichols

For many who are in technical fields, connecting with others is not always easy. But not doing so can lead to huge lags in productivity.

On this episode of the Workplace Communication Podcast, we’re talking with Emily Nichols, Professional Engineer and Keynote Speaker about how learning to connect with others enhanced her ability to influence change in technical environments.

Emily also shares her insight on what you can do to foster bring more human connection in technical workplaces.

Leadership tips you won’t want to miss:

🎙️ How human skills enhance technical work

🎙️ Why leaders need to be present where the work is happening

🎙️ Becoming a visible leader

🎙️ Leading when you don’t have authority

🎙️ Rethinking subtle signs of difference

🎙️ Finding fun in your work

Emily Nichols is a professional engineer with a BIG heart and a pair of safety boots in her luggage. Speaking from the stage or the factory floor, Emily inspires technical people to embrace their human skills so they can become better problem solvers, team players, and leaders.

Emily has a B.Sc. in Systems Engineering from University of Guelph and a M.A.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from McMaster University. She summarized her chemical engineering masters thesis in five Dr. Seuss rhymes.

If you’re in a technical field and are looking to connect better with those around you, then this episode is for you!

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Emily’s contact information:

Website: https://emilynichols.com

YouTube: http://emilynichols.tv

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emilynichols/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ideasEmily/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ideasEmily

Lindsay’s contact information:

To book a discovery call: https://calendly.com/lindsaylapaquette/discovery-call

Website: https://lindsaylapaquette.com/

Free e-course: Free Yourself from Workplace Conflict and Confrontation

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lindsaylapaquette/

Lindsay Lapaquette

Lindsay Lapaquette

Lindsay Lapaquette, M.Sc.(A) works with middle managers who want to communicate authentically so they can effectively lead their teams without losing themselves. As a former Speech-Language Pathologist, Lindsay applies her expertise in the neuroscience of communication and connection to help managers foster an environment of trust and respect in their teams, so that everyone can bring their best selves to work.

Lindsay’s approach has been profoundly influenced by her work with First Nations organizations, her experience as a parent to two neurodivergent children, and the premature loss of both of her parents. These experiences have taught Lindsay great lessons about the power of excellent people skills that extend well beyond her professional expertise.

Lindsay Lapaquette

Lindsay Lapaquette

Lindsay Lapaquette, M.Sc.(A) works with middle managers who want to communicate authentically so they can effectively lead their teams without losing themselves. As a former Speech Language Pathologist, Lindsay applies her expertise in the neuroscience of communication and connection to help managers foster an environment of trust and respect in their teams, so that everyone can bring their best selves to work.

Lindsay’s approach has been profoundly influenced by her work with First Nations organizations, her experience as a parent to two children with pervasive mental health challenges, and the premature loss of both of her parents. These experiences have taught Lindsay great lessons about the power of excellent people skills that extend well beyond her professional expertise.

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