SNEAK PEEK: Change the Direction of your Connection - How to Lead with Greater Influence and Impact

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Time 9:30am
Location NIU Naperville
1120 E. Diehl Road
NapervilleIllinois 60563

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Delivery Method In Person
Field of Study Personal Development - Non-Technical
NASBA CPE Earn 2.00 CPE Hours
Contact Illinois GFOA

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Join the Growth & Engagement Network (GEN) for a Communications Workshop & Luncheon Featuring Monday Keynote Speaker:

Leadership Coach & Author Marianne Renner

Research has proven that there are four dominant personality styles, each with its own dominant motivating forces. When you understand these differences, you communicate with far greater influence. Whether you’re trying to motivate your team or communicate with key stakeholders, understanding natural behaviors helps you speak the right language.

Learning Objectives: Participants completing this session will be able to: 

  1. Understand differences between 4 personality styles
  2. Identify your own style and increase your self-awareness
  3. Spot cues to identify the styles of others
  4. Use communication techniques that improve your influence and impact

Speaker:  Marianne Renner, Leadership Coach, Speaker and Trainer, Marianne Renner Coaching Solutions

Learn more about the speaker here.

Check-in and Networking: 9:00 - 9:30 AM
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Intended Audience: All Levels of professionals interested in improving communication skills

Delivery Method: Group Live
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: No prerequisites required
Advanced Preparation: No advance preparation required
Field of Study: Personal Development - Non-Technical
Last Review/Revision/Update: June 23, 2022

NASBA CPE Credits: Earn about 2.0 CPE hours

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• No refunds will be given for cancellations the day of the event and no shows.
• For IGFOA event registration cancellations five (5) business days or more prior to an event, refunds will be offset by a $20 cancellation fee. 
• For IGFOA event registration cancellations within five (5) business days of the training, refunds will be offset by a cancellation fee of 50% of the registration fee.
• A substitute attendee may be designated provided that the payment has been made and the IGFOA office has been notified in advance.
• A written request for a refund must be emailed to the IGFOA prior to the event.

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