what are we thinking podcast logo with hosts Tammy Palazzo and Louis Sacco

 A Conversation about Conversation.


new episodes every wednesday.

Welcome to What Are We Talking About – a conversation about conversation. Louis Sacco and Tammy Palazzo, communication experts, great friends, and highly-enjoyable entertainers, talk about all things related to communication from the conversations we have with ourselves to the critical discussions we have with others in our lives. They are joined by other experts to have interesting conversations that will leave you thinking, feeling, and, hopefully, adapting the way you approach your own conversations.



Here’s a little clip of our new podcast about all things related to communication. Join Louis and Tammy as they have conversations about conversation.

S1/E1 Storytelling

Anthropologists tell us that storytelling is central to human existence. We use stories to make sense of our world and to share that understanding with others. Storytelling is part of our everyday lives and a key element in our ability to communicate with others. Louis and Tammy offer some great tips this week on how to be effective storytellers.

Pixar Storytelling Model

What’s on Your Nightstand?

Being the Ricardos on Prime Video
Don’t Look Up on Netflix
Smartless Podcast

S1/E2 Empathy

Empathy is the ability to understand someone else’s feelings and experiences. Being empathetic can allow you to understand someone else’s perspective, strengthen your ability to connect with others, and develop a broader view of the world. In this episode, Louis and Tammy talk about the role empathy plays in being able to have meaningful interactions with others and provide some tips on how to up the empathy in your life.

What’s on Your Nightstand?

The Crown on Netflix
Modern Love Anthology
Modern Love on Prime Video

S1/E3 Watch Your Language

Words matter in communication. Even though research suggests that 93% of the impression we form is rooted in our non-verbal messaging, the words we use can either help or hurt our interactions. Plus, words create intentions and intentions create outcomes. Louis and Tammy talk about how different types of language, like bro speak or negative self-talk can have a damaging impact on people. They share tips for positive communication strategies.

Masaru Emoto book – The Hidden Messages in Water
Masaru Emoto Water Experiment

George Carlin Football vs Baseball

What’s on Your Nightstand?

The Inventor: Out for Blood (HBO Max)
Atlas of the Heart by Brene Brown


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