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EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION FOR YOUNG ADULTS

Open to students in grades 9 - 12 from any school district.
Dates: TBA
Price: $199

Diplomatic communication skills improve your professional image and they just make people like you! 

When you interact with peers, teachers, coaches or employers, it’s helpful to be aware of your communication strengths and weaknesses. The tradeoff of not offending someone can be that you hold back from being honest and conveying your message or you might hold things in and complain about situations to non-involved parties.  Either way, these tendencies build frustration, and likely show up in less than mature behavior at the wrong times.  To improve, consider participating in this course to build your self-confidence and learn to disagree in an agreeable manner.   

This program will help you influence outcomes and create cooperation through diplomatic and tactful communication.  As a result of attending, you will appreciate that standing up for yourself, when done effectively, does not offend others; rather it strengthens your relationships and enables each of you to achieve positive results. through effective communication.

Learn How To:

  • Assess the intent of your messages against the outcomes 

  • Develop flexibility in your communication style 

  • Use a tried and true method to disagree agreeably 

  • Communicate more effectively through active listening 

  • Control your “hot buttons” and respond instead of react 

  • Avoid conflict; stay calm and poised under pressure w

  • Present yourself in a powerful without intimidating 

  • Deal assertively and diplomatically with difficult situations 

  • Maintain your composure when criticized

  • Build your image as a strong, fair-minded leader