Being an Effective Communicator is the key to succeed personally and professionally. Learning and honing communication skills directly impacts office relationships, ensures customer satisfaction, and improves a business's or individual's bottom line. Having conversations about unconscious bias as it is linked to communication and the gender divide will improve a company's recruitment, hiring, promotions, and retention practices.
Effective Communication is a learned skill and takes practice. It is more than just an exchange of information. It is about learning a skill set that includes verbal, vocal and non-verbal communication, written communication, along with active and reflective listening. A message is more than words you say; it's how you say them. Only 7% of any message is the words.
- To identify key attributes of Effective Communication: Verbal, Vocal and Non-verbal
- To learn how Effective Communication impacts workplace relationship
- To understand how Ineffective Communication can be your biggest downfall
- To discuss Unconscious Bias linked to communication
This program is co-sponsored with Woman Owned Greenwich
, a group of 80+ women business owners and leaders in Greenwich. Networking begins at 6:00 pm. All are welcome.
Peggy Bud has a BS from Indiana University and a MS and 6th-year Certificate in Educational Leadership from Southern CT State University. She is a licensed Speech/Language Pathologist and School Administrator. She founded Speaking Skillfully, a coaching and training business after working in public education for over 25 years. Peggy's motto is "It's more than what you say; it's how you say it."