Turn Soft Skills into Assets of Persuasion!

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Time 11:30am
Location The Clubhouse
298 Oakbrook Center
Oak BrookIL 60523

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Delivery Method In Person
Field of Study Personal Development - Non-Technical
NASBA CPE Earn 1.00 CPE Hours
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Growth and Engagement Network Lunch and Learn

Turn Soft Skills into Assets of Persuasion!
Most people do not have mastery over their nonverbal communication since “soft skills” are rarely taught in school. Alison Henderson, CEO of Moving Image Consulting, has made it her mission to increase communication levels through understanding the nonverbal signals we send and receive every day. Come away with more confidence and tools for commanding every conference room. Develop ultimate persuasion and effective communication. Harness the power which comes from the 75% of communication which is nonverbal!

Learning Objectives: Participants completing this sesson will 
1. Learn how to use body language to increase personal confidence and the ability to stand strong in the face of adversity or power plays.
2. Learn how to match verbal and nonverbal communication for the greatest impact on others.
3. Learn to recognize little known signs of discomfort or deceit which sabotage your communication.
4. Generational differences in body language signals which create misunderstanding.

Guest Speaker: Alison Henderson, Moving Image Consulting LLC
Alison Henderson is an author and leader in the field of subconscious behavior observation called Movement Pattern Analysis.  As one of 23 Certified Movement Pattern Analysts worldwide, she founded Moving Image Consulting to coach business leaders to harness the power of their nonverbal communication. She trains in presentation skills, business development and executive presence focusing on how body language is perceived and how to interpret the signals of others. Read the fundamentals behind Alison’s work in her book, "Reducing the Drama in Business Relationships" available on Amazon.com.  Learn more at 

11:30 AM - Networking and registration
12:00 PM - Lunch begins
12:25 - 1:15 PM Presentation

Intended Audience
: All government management & finance professionals
Delivery method: Group Live
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: No prerequisites required
Advanced Preparation: No advanced preparation required
Field of Study: Personal Development - Non-Technical 
CPE Credits: Earn about 1.0 CPE credits

Registration & Cancellation Policy

Registrations are accepted on a first-in, first registered basis. Payments by check should be mailed in advance or made at time of registration by credit card. Payments will not be accepted the day of the event.

IGFOA Members are those Public Sector, Sustaining and Associate Partners, and other individuals specifically listed in the IGFOA Membership Application or Renewal. IGFOA Government non-member rate applies to staff, appointed officials, and elected officials of a government with a current IGFOA membership.  The IGFOA reserves the right to apply the non-member fee to any individual or government that has not paid dues for the current year.  If you have questions about your membership, contact IGFOA at 630-942-6587.

If you are unable to attend, please contact IGFOA at 630-942-6587 or info@igfoa.org as soon as possible.  A $10 cancellation fee will be charged for cancellations up to November 9, 2018. Cancellations after November 9, 2018 and no-shows are responsible for the full fee.

IGFOA reserves the right to modify the agenda, cancel the event due to low enrollment, or to close registration if full. Should IGFOA cancel an event, a cancellation notice will be sent to the email address provided by each registrant and prominently posted at the IGFOA website page announcing the event. By submitting this registration, the applicant agrees to the registration and cancellation policy above.

Approved by the National Registry of CPE Sponsors

CPE SponsorsCPE Registry Illinois Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

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