OKC Entrepreneur Group Presents
Networking Through Effective Communication
How You Listen & Communicate Determines Your Network
with Thomas R. Fiordelisi, Maj, USAF (Retired), MSA, BS Toastmaster, MS3, IP2, ACB, CL, Area Director Gold Star Referral, West OK Asst Regional & Club Director
Come hear Thomas's story of success and tribulations as he interweaves lessons why you need to communicate well and grow your network. You are going to enjoy his range of experience and evolution!
About Thomas R Fiordelisi:
Relationship developer, business networker, exceptionally proficient at gaining referrals, well informed on current events, keen insight into adding customer value, influencer of individuals/groups to build and enhance personal and professional development. Dedicated Toastmaster and builder of business networking clubs. Prior to focusing on Toastmasters and helping entrepreneurs grow their business, Thomas served 27 years in the US Air Force in a variety of Maintenance and Logistics leadership roles.
Toastmasters International (TI) is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Headquartered in Englewood, Co, the organization's membership exceeds 357,000 in more than 16,600 clubs in 143 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators, and leaders. Thomas joined TI in June of 2015. In 4 years, he has completed over 50 speeches and addressed an array of small to large audiences. Additionally, he serves as an Area Director with oversight and leadership of five clubs with 100+ members.
Business networking is a passion, over 90% of people surveyed prefer to be referred when they need a product or service and over 75% of those said that they used the person they were referred to. Gold Star referral clubs will help create a never-ending stream of referrals. Never cold-call again! Develop relationships with fellow business people who will gladly and consistently do business with you and refer clients. Business networking with Gold Star WORKS! It's a fun, yet serious way to grow your business.
Thomas completed a B.S. from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, an MSA in Leadership from Central Michigan University, recognized as a Toastmaster Advanced Communicator Bronze, Competent Leader, Motivational Strategies level 3, Innovative Planning level 2 and start up club mentor. Additionally, Thomas is a decorated veteran having served in Operations Desert Shield/Storm, Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, and a variety of other global missions. He and his smok’n hot girlfriend Stephanie reside in Edmond, with their two good dogs and their other dog. Additionally, an active member in North Church School of Ministry and welcome to worship greeter.
Final thought: Cool factor of having a distinctive name, you can easily find me on Facebook and LinkedIn.
Meeting: 7 PM Thursday, April 25th,[masked]:45 - 7:00 Pre-Networking - Meet & Greet
7:00 - 8:30 Introductions, Guest Speaker Inspiring Story & Q&A
8:30 - 9:00 Peer Networking, Conversations & Sharing
FREE to ATTEND - Bring a like-minded guest. It's about the conversation!
See you there!
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