Being Nice with Dave Delaney
As a specialist in delivering presentations and workshops to empower leaders, I’m excited to share with you today’s guest Dave Delaney - an expert on being nice.
Dave Delaney joins the show, creator of the NICE Method™. He’s a keynote speaker, corporate trainer, and the author of the acclaimed book, New Business Networking. He’s worked with the likes of Google, LinkedIn and UPS.
Today’s episode is brought to you by Warby Parker. Founded with a rebellious spirit and a lofty goal: to create boutique-quality eyewear at a revolutionary price point. Warby Parker is committed to providing exceptional vision care online and in stores – offering eyeglasses, sunglasses, eye exams, and contact lenses. Glasses start at $95, including prescription lenses. Try Warby Parker’s free Home Try-On program: order 5 pairs of glasses to try at home for 5 days – there’s no obligation to buy! Ships free with a prepaid return shipping label. Simply visit WarbyParker.com/timecrafting today.
This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. BetterHelp offers you access to your own licensed professional therapist – all from the comfort of wherever you are. You can arrange weekly video chats or phone calls, text with your carefully curated counsellor, and do so at an affordable price. And anything you share is confidential. I’ve been using BetterHelp for a while and I am highly impressed. It’s been a huge help for me and I know it can be the same for you. Start living a happier life today with BetterHelp. As a listener, you’ll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/timecrafting. Give BetterHelp a try today.
This episode is sponsored by Setapp, a large collection of 200+ powerful Mac apps, for almost any task, available by subscription. It’s the best way to discover new, quality apps so you can get all the tools you need to be productive. Plans start from $9.99 per month. With this flat monthly fee you get access to full-featured pro versions of apps, including Ulysses, MindNode and CleanMyMacX. Head over to Setapp.com for a one week free trial today.
This episode is brought to you by OTIS, a digital marketing assistant to help you target, optimize and measure campaigns. From the easy-to-use app you create Facebook, Instagram and Google ads, and OTIS’ A.I. technology intuitively optimizes your daily budget to whichever platform is performing best. It will analyze your existing customers to retarget and find other people like them to target your ads to. I love how you can see results from as little as $10 per day, and track results all in real time. As a listener to the show, get a 14 day free trial plus $50 in ad credit. Visit MeetOtis.com/TIMECRAFTING to take advantage of this offer today.
I’m excited to speak with the fellow Canadian and comedy fan, to learn more about his approach to simply being... well, nice. We know the world could do with more of that! Tune in as we discuss practising empathy, the “Yes, and…” mindset, being open-minded – and my love for Ted Lasso on Apple TV.
- Leaning into ‘niceness’ (1:43)
- Dealing with jerks (3:38)
- The link between happiness and niceness (6:43)
- How to not treat it as a throwaway word (9:33)
- Being authentically nice (11:31)
- The skill in considering other people’s opinions and beliefs (26:22)
- The NICE Method™ framework (31:39)
- The impact of music (34:26)
"First and foremost, be nice to yourself."
- Ted Lasso
- Brené with Jason Sudeikis & Brendan Hunt on Ted Lasso
- How to Fend Off a Jerk
- The Master Communicator’s Secret Weapon
- Episode 274: Humor That Works with Andrew Tarvin
- Nice Maker Newsletter
Want to discover some of the books mentioned on the podcast? Check out Scribd, my reading app of choice.
Podcast Theme Song: Nothing at All by Fictions (courtesy of Epidemic Sound)
If you enjoyed the episode, please leave a rating and/or review wherever you listened to the episode. And if you want to have easy access to the archives of the show and ensure you don't miss the new episodes to come then subscribe to the podcast in the app you're using – or you can do so on a variety of podcast platforms by clicking here.