Coaching, Cocktails, & Conversations

S1E16 -How to Communicate through Entanglements (with Damon Jones)

Coaching, Cocktails, & Conversations
S1E16 -How to Communicate through Entanglements (with Damon Jones)

"Communication is a "how" we achieve great things in life.  It is not an end in itself."  These are the words from Damon Jones, a kid from Detroit and Chief Communications Officer for Procter & Gamble, the world's largest consumer packaged goods name a few.  Have you ever had a conversation and wondered...hmmmm, how did we end up here?  I know I have.  Damon and I talk everything from his excitement of opening, Nostalgia, a Black-owned wine and jazz lounge in Downtown Cincinnati during a pandemic, to communications in and outside of the corporate space, to even strategies that will help you avoid communication entanglements, whether now or years to come.  Through a few laughs, pointed and transparent dialogue, and my "come as you are" round of questions, we jumped #allin.  You don't want to miss this three-layered, power-episode of Coaching, Cocktails, & Conversations!

  • Shout out to President Elect, Joe Biden and Vice President Elect, Kamala Harris (min 08.37)
  • A powerful affirmation by Walker & Walker Enterprises ( - I am purposeful in my communications and deliberate in my actions (min 1:19)
  • Intro + a bit about our guest, Damon Jones (min 2:19)
  • Sponsor ad with 20% savings code from (min 4:57)
  • Coaching and Soul Work to challenge your thinking (min 5:56)
  • Cocktails to Celebrate the greatness that you are (12:31)
  • Conversations with Damon Jones on Communication Entanglements (min 13:49)

A few mentions throughout the show:

  • Damon’s Black, co-owned wine & jazz lounge business in downtown Cincinnati:

There was a reference of the effectiveness of a “pause” within communications of President Obama's delivery of a eulogy for state Senator Clementa Pinckney, one of nine victims in the 2015 shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina-

May this episode shed light on self-reflection and a shifted way that you choose to communicate...differently and more intently.

Brought to you by Lolita E. Walker of Coaching, Cocktails, & Conversations