Building Relationships - Cutting Edge Communication Comedy Series

Building Relationships - Cutting Edge Communication Comedy Series

Seven Dimensions
Updated Jul 23, 2024
Course Description

Marcus feels that the team is losing the ability to communicate effectively and suggests they use a ‘speed socializing’ exercise to better understand what it takes to build long lasting relationships. Steve is chosen as the relationship expert to comment on the relationship skill level of the group as they undertake role-plays. Carol and Michael begin the exercise with a strained interaction. Casey describes how she uses personal details from her clients to improve her interactions with them. Tammy and Sanjay’s awkward interaction escalates when Steve refers to him as a narcissist. Tammy feels angry with the whole group and has an outburst in Chinese. Marcus feels they have done very well and they should congratulate themselves whilst Tammy is left feeling annoyed.


Key Learning Points
We all value positive healthy relationships. Taking time to build them is the challenge



  • Don’t tune out and get bored
    INSTEAD: Ask interesting questions
  • Don’t make judgments or assume
    INSTEAD: Listen and be open
  • Don’t be defensive or argue
    INSTEAD: Be calm and controlled
  • Don’t give up on people you dislike
    INSTEAD: Find common ground


Comedy makes learning fun

This course is part of the Cutting Edge Communication Comedy Series, created by Psychologist Eve Ash and comedienne Erin Brown, starring Emmy-award winning Kim Estes. A powerful training series covering topics every workplace needs to address. Short, sharp and funny with simple messages and skills for everyone.

Cutting Edge Communication follows several characters through a landscape of social faux pas, insult and embarrassment. This series will amaze and enter-train, covering important lessons in human interaction, motivation, leadership, service, unprofessional behavior, apologizing, negotiating, stress, difficult people among many other workplace hot button issues.

Everyone will laugh and learn with these short episodes that highlight dos and don'ts. This Australian produced series was filmed on location in Los Angeles.