Speaking Skillfully: Key Elements of Effective Communication

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Greenwich Library
Meeting Room

Event Details

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. 

Session Goals:
  • 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."

Event Type(s): Business
Age Group(s): Adults
Presenter: Peggy S. Bud, Founder Speaking Skillfully
Michele Martin
(203) 625-6533

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