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5-2: Conversations that Convert: Strategies to Influence & Persuade
To move projects forward, it’s essential to communicate as clearly as possible – especially with clients/prospects. Attendees will learn a myriad of strategies to conquer communication challenges Organizing Pros face. Discover communication methods to strengthen relationships and breakthrough to the utterly resistant. Learn effective ways for communicating on tough issues as well as powerful ways to influence and persuade. Plus, attain presentation skills that will make you stand out in a positive way with any audience.
Shakira M. Brown is an award-winning Professional Branding & Business Communication Speaker and former network television broadcast journalist. She is the CEO of SMB Strategic Media LLC, a firm that helps businesses get to the heart of why the customers/clients buy their goods and service helping them clarify their message via strategic brand messaging. Her clients have included medium to large medical practices, professional services firms, insurance brokers, national associations, professional organizers, consumer brands, celebrities, personalities and Fortune 500 companies. Shakira is also the lead marketing consultant for America’s Small Business Development Center at The College of New Jersey. She has won over 13 industry awards in various disciplines for her work. Shakira frequently shares her expertise at national conferences and corporate workshops as well as with the media such as American Express Open, Crain’s Chicago, PR Week, Brand Week, Smart Money and she is also a contributing writer for Black Enterprise.com.