Communicating with Influence for Women

Facilitated by Jan Nighswander

 

Start (8:30 am)*

  • Communicating with Influence – an organizational performance measure.
  • The communication challenges that you have experienced.
  • What the statistics say and how we can change the numbers.
  • The neuroscience behind truly engaging communication.

Break (10:00 - 10:15 am)

  • Understanding your audience – and exactly what they need from you.
  • The ideal structure for presentations, meetings and important conversations.
  • Communicating from outside of your comfort zone.
  • Achieving clarity of thought - speaking clearly and concisely in every situation.
  • EXERCISE: Develop a Communication Outline to guide your approach.

Lunch (12:00 - 1:00 pm)

  • How confidence impacts communication.
  • A scientific approach to communicating confidently.
  • The cost of minimizing and self-deprecating language. 
  • EXERCISE: Practice and small group feedback.    

Break (2:30 - 2:45 pm)

  • Presence – the power of being yourself.
  • Addressing the myths of non-verbal communication.
  • Using vocal expression, pace and volume to connect with your audience.
  • EXERCISE: Practice and small group feedback.
  • Learning summary.
  • Accessing additional learning resources and Communicating with Influence for Women groups.

Close (4:00 pm)*

 

* Start and end times can be adjusted as needed.