How Forensics Unlocks Hidden Value In Every Conversation with Michael Reddington

Welcome to the 80th episode of the Give A Heck Podcast!

Join Dwight Heck and his guest, Michael Reddington, who not only shares his background as a forensic interviewer but also displays different intricacies of communication to truly understand the messages being received from one person to another.

Michael talks about how he began to wonder why people are willing to be so vulnerable with him during his interrogations, even when the value of their words has consequences for them, which made him curious about the psychological workings of why that happens for him.

Today, Michael works with his community to promote his advocacy of building better relationships through careful communication that considers even body language and tonality used when communicating. A lot to discuss especially how communication is not simply listening and speaking so be sure to stay tuned!

In this episode, you’ll learn about:

  • Michael’s background in intelligence and leadership
  • Why eye contact matters
  • Listening for intelligence in a business setting
  • Attentiveness is give-and-take
  • Importance of contentious conversations to leaders
  • And much more!



About Michael Reddington:

Michael Reddington, CFI is an expert at moving people from resistance to commitment. He is an executive resource, President of InQuasive, Inc., and author of The Disciplined Listening Method.

A twist of fate led Michael to his first investigations job while he was completing his business degree. Michael was quickly promoted into a management role, and after successfully resolving several investigations early in his tenure, Michael was enrolled in his first Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates (WZ) non-confrontational interview and interrogation techniques training course.

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