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Start Talking Workshop 3: Relationship Building & Managing Your Talk
Mon. 20 March 2017, 5:45 pm – 8:00 pm AEDT
Developing good communication skills will improve your overall personal and professional life. Who you are and how you communicate will make the biggest difference in how others view you. The more knowledge you acquire for communication, the more you will have control over life situations and outcomes.
Acquiring beneficial communication skills will require your commitment and dedication to the tactics and techniques taught in this workshop. Master communicators are aware that life is ever changing and is why they constantly work on improving their communication skills and styles.
An Intensive Session
2-hour Coaching Session with practical activities
Small Groups & Limited Seats per session
Shared Ideas–To create the opportunity for the group to communicate ideas openly and connect together as a unit.
An open and Comfortable Setting - To ensure individual participation and progress through each session
Interactive learning Environment
Accountability - Within a small group accountability is part of the interaction process.
Practicality – Practical approach and experience-based design of each session aimed at individual development.
Start Talking workshop 3: Relationship Building & Managing Your Talk
Having developed your personal competencies of your communication skill from two previous sessions of the workshop series, the third one will move on the element of social competencies starting with building and developing connections in communication. In other words, we are looking at effective ways to manage relationships.
Rapport is important in both professional and personal lives. Building rapport, hence, is the first task in successful interpersonal relationships, especially when meeting new people. Generally, rapport happens naturally in daily activities when people get on well together by sharing common interests and understanding. Rapport can also be built and developed by finding common ground, developing a bond and being empathic.
Managing the conversation or your talk is the key stage to take your initial conversations of breaking the ice to well-connected and productive discussions without conflict. This requires a range of social skills such as leadership, conflict management, problem solving and decision making as well as communication techniques of questioning, reflection and clarification as per discussed at the first session of active listening.
Shelia originally hailed from Dallas, Texas, USA and has a wealth of experience from the private and public sectors of Australia and America. From working for the top recruiting agency in America, managing her own businesses, an auditor for the State of Texas to appearing in movies and commercials as a trained actor, Shelia is using her unique blend of skills and charisma in inspiring and coaching thousands of clients to achieve their real potentials.
About Start Talking Workshop series:
The 4-session workshop series will cover personal and social competences. The first two sessions will focus on how you manage yourself and the last two sessions will cover how you handle relationships with others in regard to personal and professional communications.
Identify individual challenges in daily communication
Explore personal communication and interpersonal solutions including communication style, strengths, areas for improvement
Learn to adapt your communication to situations
Recognise and manage non-verbal languages
Deliver clear, confident and concise messages to individuals and small and large groups
Inspire and motivate people through conversations
Give, receive and apply effective feedback
Be prepared to change and be open to new experiences
Have fun and be yourself!