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Conversation Keys to Projecting a Confident, Competent Image

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When we think of powerful women, words such assertive, decisive, and “thick skinned” come to mind. However, legendary powerful role models such as Eleanor Roosevelt were also empathetic, likeable, and trustworthy. It's a constellation of attributes that constitute a professional presence.

In this webinar, you will learn conversation techniques and skills that project a confident, competent, authentic image. These skills send the message you are a professional-someone likeable, trustworthy, and sure of herself. This is essential if you want to forge relationships that are rooted in respect to move you towards your goals.

In this webinar you can expect to learn how to:

-Listen to engage
-Initiate a conversation
-Build rapport with selected words/phrases
-Stake your claim at a meeting
-Navigate through conversation dilemmas in a way that mitigates tension

"There is no more liberating, no exhilarating experience than to determine one's position, state it bravely, and then act boldly." Eleanor Roosevelt

Featured Speaker(s)

Janet Parnes spent more than 20 years in sales and public relations, working for companies that include Analog Devices and Lipton Tea. In 2005 she picked up on a dream and attended the Protocol School of Washington®. She now equips her professional clients with skills that project a professional presence, generates likeability, and trust to build businesses and advance careers.

She presented to organizations that span a broad spectrum of industries. They include Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, CBT Architects (through WITI's Nirva F), WEST (Women in the Enterprise of Science and Technology) AWIS (Association of Women in Science), Chambers of Commerce, Bentley University's Center for International Students & Scholars, and businesses in STEM, law, and real estate.

Also, a professional storyteller Janet uses these skills to pepper her events with trivia and tales. The reason: “One of the keys to learning is enjoying the process”.