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Don't let it be you! Don't be that person who puts an audience to sleep with a poorly organized business presentation, a stammering, "uh, um, you know," speaking style, and slides that feature a zillion words but no clear ideas.

To avoid this all-too-common problem, register for "Say It Simply and Smartly," the successful business presentations program offered by KU Professional & Continuing Education and presented by professional leadership coach Lee Stuart.

Emotional Intelligence, or EQ, is an array of emotional and social competencies that determine how we relate to ourselves and others and how we deal with the demands and pressures of our work and family lives. All of us are deficient in some domain of EQ, but we can work to improve. Organizational leaders must be sensitive to EQ to communicate effectively with everyone in their organizations.
ONE-DAY LIVE WORKSHOP: Storytelling is an essential part of leadership. In this one-day workshop, you will learn to use storytelling as a powerful strategic communications tool to inform, engage, motivate and inspire those key audiences that are critical to your success.
LIVE ONE-DAY WORKSHOP: Change is happening in your organization. Every day, new initiatives and projects are launched to improve performance, increase profits, and enhance your competitive advantage. In this program facilitated by change management expert Dr. Marilu Goodyear, you will learn the critical difference among task, relationship and identity changes.In addition to her duties as KU Edwards Campus assistant vice chancellor, Marilu Goodyear is an associate professor in the School of Public Affairs and Administration. She has a background in information technology and is the former chief information officer for KU. She is an expert in organizational change, particularly in relation to large strategic changes for organizations. Dr. Goodyear is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and has served as a consultant to many universities and federal agencies, including the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, FAA, and the Government Printing Office.
This program teaches business leaders several tools to vet their decision making through ethical lenses.
Tele-working is great for many people; it's flexible, convenient, and usually results in higher levels of productivity. However, it can be harmful to workplace communication and relationships
ONE DAY LIVE WORKSHOP:Leaders with a strong professional brand are generally more impactful, influential, and effective in their roles. Having a better understanding of how your brand impacts your interactions with others can help you be a better leader.