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May 28, 2021

Next Week's Online Classes: Managing Conflict and Presenting in a Virtual World

Effectively Managing Conflict in Organizations
Tuesday, June 1, 1:30-2:30 PM (Eastern)

Organizations need conflict to challenge old ways of thinking and find creative solutions, but if conflict is not managed effectively, a company can become dysfunctional.

In this online class, Ted Gerber, president of the Addison Resources Group, will share practical tools to manage tensions and resolve conflicts within teams, between functions, and throughout your firm.

You will learn how to:

  • Create a mutual gain mindset
  • Recognize stories or assumptions that get in the way of resolving conflict
  • Use acknowledgment and active listening to diffuse tensions
  • Probe to better understand what is behind strong positions
  • Recognize styles that facilitate or get in the way of effectively managing conflict

Click here for more information and to register.

How to Present on a Virtual Platform
Wednesday, June 2, 1:30 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern)

In today's virtual business world, everyone needs to know how to communicate and connect via video platforms like Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and WebEx.

During this session, Joey Asher, president of Speechworks, will share:

  •     How to develop a personal style that connects on virtual platforms.
  •     How to make your video calls more interactive.
  •     How to tighten your messages for distracted virtual audiences.

All participants will receive a free copy of the eBook "We're All News Anchors Now: The Speechworks Virtual Communication Skills Handbook."

Click here for more information and to register.


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