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This is the stuff you millionaires in the making need to know to kick start or propel you on your financial fitness journey. Tracey Bissett, Founder of Bissett Financial Fitness and award winning Financial Literacy Champion, gives you the straight goods each week to set yourself up for financial success. As a former executive at TD Bank, one of Canada's Big 5 Banks, Tracey has worked with and in support of thousands of individuals and entrepreneurs to secure the financing they needed.  This hands on experience combined with her formal financial education, Masters of Business Administration and Chartered Financial Analyst designation, position Tracey uniquely to coach all things money. Tracey goes behind-the-scenes of all the money matters with need-to-know tips, money-making demystified, and special power-player interviews. Join us weekly for Financial Fitness Training that will turn even a Cash Couch Potato into a Marathon Money Maker.

Mar 7, 2023

Have you ever wanted to know if someone is lying to you or manipulating you in a conversation? In this episode, former Naval Intelligence Officer and Marine Corps certified interrogator Lena Sisco shares her expertise on how to detect honesty and persuade others to be honest in any conversation. Lena has conducted hundreds of interrogations during her service in the Global War on Terror, and she is now the CEO and Founder of two companies, The Congruency Group and SECTOR INTELLIGENCE, where she teaches effective communication practices for interviewing, elicitation, and negotiation.

Join us as Lena discusses the benefits of understanding people, the importance of being more trustworthy, and how these communication skills can benefit all facets of your life. Whether you're going into a big purchase or just trying to build stronger relationships with those around you, Lena's insights and advice can help you feel more prepared, informed, and heard in any important conversation.

Sometimes, we just need to stop talking and listen more. - Lena Sisco

This Week on Young Money:

  • What a day in the life of Lena Sisco entails.
  • How communication skills can benefit all facets of your life.
  • The importance of spending time trying to understand people.
  • How to make people feel more comfortable with you.
  • Advice for going into a big purchase.
  • How to create an environment of trust.

Key takeaways:

  1. Don’t be accusatory.
  2. Listen to those you’re speaking with.
  3. Do your homework.
  4. Know what you’re willing to pay for.
  5. Be trustworthy.
  6. Own your mistakes.
  7. We don't know what we don't know.

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