WIST workshop: ‘Communication Style’
The Women in Science and Technology (WIST) Program will host a brownbag workshop “Communication Style” on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, from noon to 1 p.m.in the Building 240 TCS Conference Center.
Suellen Koppel, founder and president of the Center for Creative Management will lead the workshop on exploring communication styles. People of all genders, directorates and career levels are welcome.
Depending on the research you follow, there are three, four, five, or more types of communication styles, each with its own characteristic traits and behaviors. Knowing your communication style, as well as being able to identify the communication styles of others, is a useful skill for navigating our work and personal lives.
Workshop participants will:
- Get to know thyself: Identify your own preferred communication style
- Tear down barriers: Recognize effective/ineffective applications of each style
- Strengthen connections: Target the communication preferences of your contacts
- Construct a plan: Strategize how to use different styles to improve your relationships
What to bring:
- Lunch and a beverage
- Writing implements
- An open mind
Suellen “Sue” Meyer Koppel, Ph. D., SAG-AFTRA is the founder and president of the Center for Creative Management. For over 30 years, she has helped individuals and organizations realize their maximum potential through development, training, coaching and assessments. Sue has consulted with organizations of every size and variety including chemical, medical, high tech, aerospace, insurance, public safety, transportation, communications, educational, not-for-profit and more. Her clients have included Monsanto, Boeing, St. Louis University Medical Systems, New Jersey Sharing Network (transplant services), SSM Health Systems and AT&T.