What if I told you that you can learn how the best FPS teams call out enemy locations, how to finally get the attention of your party healer, how to negotiate for that raise you’ve wanted, and maybe even how to get your drive-thru order right every time? High-Performance Communication is often an underappreciated aspect not just in team-based games, but also in large parts of daily life. Luckily, there is a science behind it to explain how communication works, and when it doesn’t work, why. Almost all communication can be simplified down to a single representative model, and we will see how each element of it can make the difference between an exhilarating victory or a crushing defeat (or missing that side order of fries). From there, we’ll cover some common strategies of how to improve communication with your team to gain a competitive edge including an interactive exercise anyone in the audience can participate in. Do you think you can talk your way out of this dilemma? Come find out!