How to Listen So Adults and Kids Will Talk with Cynthia Klein
Have you ever tried talking to your spouse, friend or kids and they just won’t listen? If so, then you don’t want to miss this eye-opening presentation on what you can do to keep the conversation going. You will learn how you may be blocking communication by sending hidden messages that build a wall. Your good intentions are to connect yet your current strategies aren’t working. Cynthia Klein will teach you how to improve your communication skills and your relationships as she reveals the hidden strategies of How to Listen So Others Will Keep Talking.
Key Points Outline
• Our thinking brain shuts down when we are emotionally upset.
• The listener’s hidden messages in their responses can hurt the speaker’s self-esteem which causes the speaker to stop talking.
• To improve your listening; first understand your common communication blocks.
• Then, as you learn to listen empathetically, the resulting connection will keep the conversation flowing.
Cynthia Klein is a Certified Parent Educator and a professional speaker as a member of the National Speakers Association. Cynthia has spoken to over 400 groups and has been invited to speak at Stanford University fifteen times. Cynthia receives rave reviews as described by Mona Hartman from Stanford University: Cynthia as “a great speaker and (she) has a very interactive, colorful presentation. She is a confident speaker with a lot of energy; entertaining too! She doesn’t sugar coat things and always pauses in her presentation to address an attendees’ question, which is always appreciated by the group.”
Cynthia Klein’s company is Bridges 2 Understanding at www.bridges2understanding.com. She teaches parents how to build greater cooperation with their children through speaking, private parenting coaching sessions, her Middle School Mom column in Parenting on the Peninsula magazine and her hundreds of blog articles. You can contact her to inquire about her services at[masked] and [masked].
Guest Speaker - Barbara Gottesman:
"How to Slay a Pirate: Lessons on Success from Sailing the Pacific"
Reaching success involves more than simply setting goals and creating a plan. With the speaker's own family sailing adventure as an inspiring backdrop, learn what's really standing between you and your vision for success, and how to make that vision a reality.
As a life coach, former attorney, and motivational speaker, Barbara Gottesman gets what it takes to truly live your dreams personally and professionally. She is passionate about inspiring people to make their next step count, and is known for using a practical approach to creating unique tools for making change.
Barbara spent nearly two-and-a-half years sailing with her husband and two children, through the Pacific, realizing a lifetime family travel dream. All four of them survived and now live on land in northern California. You can contact her to inquire about her services @[masked] and [masked].
Details of this WEBA double-header has changed. If the changes affect your plans to attend, please take a moment to update your RSVP. (You can RSVP "No" or "Yes".)
Date: Friday, October 18 , 2013
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00pm
COST: $15.00 in advanced ~
$20.00 at the door
9:00 - 9:30 | Registration, Greetings and Networking
9:30 - 9:45 | Announcements
9:45 - 10:30 | Featured Guest Speaker: Cynthia Klein
10:30 - 10:45 | Break
10:45 - 11:30 | Featured Guest Speaker: Barbara Gottesman
11:30 - 12noon | Additional Networking and lunch at the GrapeVine cafe
Bayshore Corporate Center
Conference Center - Suite 126
1710 Amphlett Blvd., San Mateo, CA
REGISTRATION AND CANCELLATION POLICY:
All requests for cancellations and refunds must be sent by 8pm on the Tuesday prior to the event. After that time, no refunds will be issued. Please contact us if you have questions.
RSVP: If the changes affect your plans to attend, please take a moment to update your RSVP. (You can RSVP "No" or "Yes")
Looking forward to seeing you all there!
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