Dr Melinda Muth

Episode 47 - That’s positive! Using language to build relationships with Dr Melinda Muth.

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That’s positive! Using language to build relationships with Dr Melinda Muth.


Today on the Take on Board podcast, I'm speaking with Dr. Melinda Muth about how effective relationships are built on effective conversations and how effective conversations are built on positive language.


Melinda is on the boards of Harvard Club Australia Philanthropy and Curious Works and she has previously been on the boards of Indigenous Community Volunteers, Heart Kids New South Wales, Union University and Schools Club and Quest for life Foundation.


Melinda is an educator and consultant who specialises in decision making and group effectiveness, principally with senior executives and leadership teams.


She introduces the concept of psychological safety and has real-world examples of how to communicate with the diverse people who make boards great.

Contact Melinda or find out more about her: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melinda-muth-4b893a1/

Resources mentioned in this episode:


  • Setting the Tone from the Top: How director conversations shape culture - Dr Melinda Muth

  • The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion - Johnathan Haidt

  • Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst - Robert Sapolsky



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