Katie Gore is the founder and president of speech IRL. speech IRL provides in communication skills training and problem solving for individuals, groups, and organizations. Katie is a certified speech-language pathologist, and approaches individual and group communication questions from a clinical science perspective. This background informs her systems-based approach to communication: look at the problem, break it down, understand each component, then decide how you want to put it back together. In addition to working with individual and corporate clients, speech IRL is an active advocate in the neurodiversity and disability rights space, specifically on issues related to communication disability. Katie is most known for her work in mindfulness-based approaches to communication, stuttering, and business issues in the health care sector.
October 27th, 2018 | 38 mins 55 secs
Today we are talking about meetings. Any group software activity is going to have meetings, and we’re going to talk about making them better, where by better we mean more interactive and able to get meaningful contributions from everybody without letting the loudest or most powerful voices dominate. My guests are Mark Rickmeier, the CEO of Table XI, and Katie Gore, of the communication coaching company SpeechIRL. As this podcast comes out, Table XI is running a Kickstarter for a new meeting tool that you can use to improve your meetings. We’ll talk about how we came to develop the tool, how we use it, and why we think it’s effective. We want to hear from you — what’s the problem with your meetings and how have you solved it? Let us know at techdoneright.io/48 or on Twitter at
May 9th, 2018 | 42 mins 22 secs
Tech Done Right is looking at onboarding from both sides. In this episode we talk with Katie Gore and Elizabeth Trepkowski Hodos about onboarding from the employee side. What can you do as a new employee to navigate the culture and environment of a new workplace? What are useful strategies? And what are some problems to watch out for?