Power Hour with Lisa Standeven: Effective Communication for Business
Where: Pro-Biz Centre
When: Wednesdays, 12 - 1 pm
Success Strategist, Lisa Standeven, has a vision of a world where every person uses his or her unique gifts and talents to live the life of their dreams, inspiring others to do the same by their example.
Lisa helps individuals and groups harness their passions and find fulfillment in all they do. This, she believes, is the key to authentic leadership and real success.
Join Lisa and other like-minded entrepreneurs for an hour of power - learning the power of communication for your business.
$10 for members, $20 for non-members.
Bring a friend! Bring a lunch or snack! Learn and grow your business withLisa Standeven Speaking & Consulting!
12-1 pm right here at the ProBiz Centre!
Effective communication is a vital tool for any business owner. Your success at getting your point across can be the difference between sealing a deal and missing out on a potential opportunity.
You should be able to clearly explain company policies to customers and clients and answer their questions about your products or services. It is crucial to communicate effectively in negotiations to ensure you achieve your goals.
Communication is also important within the business. Effective communication can help to foster a good working relationship between you and your staff, which can in turn improve morale and efficiency.
Useful communication skills for building positive interpersonal relationships include:
- active listening
- understanding non-verbal signals
- maintaining eye contact
- being mindful of people's individual space
- using positive body language
- dealing with different points of view.
Personal awareness skills that help with communication include:
- understanding the benefits of a positive attitude
- awareness of how others perceive you
- presentation - dressing appropriately for different occasions.