2. Andrew Griffiths on the Age of Distraction, Storytelling and How to Be a Better Communicator

Andrew Griffiths

Do you want to learn how to be a better communicator? Are you keen to hear a master storyteller share some of his learnings of the past 30 years? Andrew Griffiths is a powerhouse of the Australian small business and marketing space. He’s an inspirational speaker, mentor and author, having written 11 books that are sold in over 50 countries and translated into many different languages.

In this episode, we dive headlong into all things communication. Andrew shares some of his most fascinating stories, life lessons, tips and outlined his life philosophies with communication as a lens. I enjoyed the conversation tremendously, and so will you.

Listen to the full podcast to hear all of the above, plus things like:

  • Communicational lessons from aboriginal cultures
  • Why Andrew talks to himself in the mirror
  • Reasons to emulate Richard Branson
  • How respect is one of the fundamental drivers of good communication
  • Best tips for getting better at communicating
  • Approaches taken by the world’s best communicators
  • Why Andrew hangs up on people and walks out on meetings
  • What it means to be a student of communication
  • How fear can be used as an attention capturing tool
  • How the ‘a little goes a long way’ adage applies to communication
  • The power of nonverbal communication
  • The ways in which Andrew thinks about and uses authenticity
  • Why communication isn’t taught in school
  • How adverse situations can be formative in unseen ways
  • The lessons Andrew learned from running a dive shop



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