Living On The Edge of Chaos

127: Betsy Butterick - The Coach's Coach and Communication Specialist

Episode Summary

In this episode, I am speaking with Betsy Butterick. She is a coach and communication specialist. Currently, she is working with individuals ready to improve and teams of all kinds ~ from the locker room to the boardroom.

Episode Notes

Topics We Explore.

3:00 - Who is Betsy?

6:00 - How is she helping others understand the importance of building relations with teams, peers, players?

10:30 - How do we communicate better?

ACT Videos

13:30 - How do we fix communication if we have already started off on the wrong foot?

19:00 - How do we communicate that those "above" us are not communicating well?

28:00 - Successful examples of great communication

33:00 - Perception and focusing on the good

35:00 - How do we apply these ideas during times of living remotely?

39:30 - Final ideas from Betsy and where to connect(see notes below)


Betsy Resources.

Her website:







Books Mentioned

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition by Roppe, Laura

Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work and in Life One Conversation at a Time by Scott, Susan 

TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking by Anderson, Chris for 

Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change, Second Edition by Switzler, Al 

Catch Them Being Good: Everything You Need to Know to Successfully Coach Girls by Salzberg, Charles