You Mean Communication, Awareness, and Trust Aren’t Really Soft Skills?

Exactly! Being aware of how you are communicating builds trust, and trust is measurable. It is not some feel-good intangible. There is a high cost to low-trust relationships, and great benefit to high-trust relationships.

LOUD IS NOT A LANGUAGE® is all about learning how to communicate with others, even through conflict, in ways that build trust, express respect, and help you:

  • Increase the impact of your influence.
  • Increase the effectiveness of your communication.
  • Increase the quality of your relationships
Brenda Harkins, founder of Loud Is Not A Language®

This process builds respect into every area of life, and with respect comes trust.

Why is that important?

Lack of trust destroys relationships in every area of life.

Trust is a game changer that positions you, your family, your ministry, and your business to make the powerful difference you are meant to make. It is foundational to every fruitful relationship, and the lack of it destroys relationships.

Loud Is Not A Language® builds authentic trust by exercising authentic communication methods that express value and respect to others.

We want to support you in becoming the very best version of yourself by fortifying your purpose, power, and potential through great communication, respect, and trust.

“Thank you! Now I understand my husband!”

~ Maria, Workshop Participant

Our Team

Brenda Harkins

Brenda Harkins

President, Founder

Brenda Cox Harkins is a professional life and leadership coach, mediator, author, speaker, and minister who has enjoyed international impact. Her certifications include mediation accredited by the State Bar of Texas, as well as coaching and training certifications through the John Maxwell Team®, CoreClarity®, Five Behaviors®, The WHY Institute®, and most recently Points of You. Brenda’s passion for mining gold in people is shared with a love for her family, faith, good friends, good coffee, and west Texas sunsets…not necessarily in that order.

Mike Harkins

Mike Harkins

Chief Improvement Officer (CIO)

Mike Harkins is a professional IT consultant who has been in management in the IT industry most of his career. His experience also includes starting, building, and selling a recruiting business, working on projects and leading people in the United States, India, Brazil, Canada, England, and the Netherlands. Mike enjoys building successful teams, improving processes, and getting things done.

Ready to Grow?

There is a difference only you can make in this world and it is our hope that you will invest in yourself, your team, your family, and your organization so that you can be the change that is needed.

Get your FREE Constructive Communication Assessment here!

How do others receive what you say?
Are you a good listener?
Do others feel confident sharing with you?
Do you communicate in a way that others want to hear?

This assessment will help you determine some areas where you:

  • are doing well
  • could improve
  • may have some blind spots


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