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Tough Talk Coaching: Experiencing Conflict as an Opportunity

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
6 pm to 9 pm

Learn how to handle conflict with ease! Based on over 20 years experience consulting with and managing people in conflict situations, Esther founded Tough Talk Coach to help people learn skills and gain confidence to deal with challenging situations and personalities and to have difficult conversations constructively. Her unique three-prong method of preparation, implementation and evaluation helps clients master communication skills, embrace conflict resolution concepts and implement strategies for preventing and resolving conflict situations that produces results that are truly transformative. She specializes in resolving specific conflict situations and interpersonal disputes and in small to medium-sized businesses and partnerships. Come hear her tips for learning how to effectively manage conflict or difficult conversations.

The variety of Esther's experience and education give her a depth of understanding, expertise and insight to helping individuals achieve lasting success through the mastery of skills and the gaining of confidence that truly last a lifetime -- priceless!

About Our Speaker(s)

Esther C. Bleuel, founder of Tough Talk Coach, provides expert consulting in how to experience conflict as an opportunity for growth and change. Esther holds Masters Degrees in Clinical Psychology and Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine University and has taught for over ten years as an adjunct professor at Pepperdine in both the business and law schools.

She was a successful sales and marketing executive for over 15 years in the newspaper industry and has been in private practice as a psychotherapist for over 20 years, maintaining two offices in Westlake Village and Encino. In addition, she has consulted with companies, partnerships and churches, specializing in resolving disputes, mediation and business conflict. She has also held leadership positions for a number of non-profit and professional organizations.

Event Date and Venue

This event will be held from 6 pm to 9 pm on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at:

    Engineering Science Building, RM 1001
    Santa Barbara, California 93106

Parking will be made available for a fee of $4 in lots 10 or 11 based on availability. All guests will need to purchase a pass form the kiosk and display the pass on their dashboard.

Download map of campus here: www.witi.com/santabarbara/UCSBCAMPUSMAP.pdf

Register Now Space is limited; we encourage pre-registration to guarantee admission.

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Pre-Registration fees are as follows:

  • $15.00 for WITI members
  • $25.00 for non-members
Please plan to pay in advance. We accept checks and credit cards.

Pre-Registration Deadline

All registrations must be received by Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Refund Policy

Please check your calendars carefully, as we will be unable to issue refunds. If you are unable to attend, we encourage you to find a substitute to take your place. If you do wish to substitute, please email Tech Support.

Contact Us

For more info regarding registration or event details, please contact Tommie Rae Barnett ([email protected]).

For more details about pre-registration, contact Tech Support.