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5 Crucial Skills for Effective Influence in the New Year

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Appropriate for those who have never attended a Social Fluency Meet Up

Feeling like you want to make a great impression on people, but not always sure how to go about it? Do you know you can get the job done, but sometimes you don't assert yourself or show up as confidently as you want? How about when you enter a new social environment, a new culture or a new team and you just want to hurry up and figure it all out?

Whether you already have experience with learning social and communications skills or you are new at focusing on this area of your life, you will get a ton of value out of experiencing the 5 Crucial Skills that you need to have a lasting impression and influence on those around you. In this two-hour interactive workshop, Social Fluency will teach you to:

• Transform your initial interactions into high status ones instantly

• Build deep rapport quickly with those around you at work and in life

• Improve your body language and voice skills to come across as confident and likable

• Practice a mindset that will give you more freedom and ease in all your relationships

Yael is a coach and instructor at Social Fluency. She has studied the art of Non-Violent Communication for more than a decade and has over fifteen years of experience teaching, coaching and leading workshops on conflict resolution and on communication techniques for both private and corporate sectors. Yael earned her Masters in Literature and Education from Columbia University and has since gone on to work towards social justice and education equity around the world. In addition to founding a thriving school in New York City, Yael has worked with people in all walks of life, from Uganda to Cambodia to Egypt and Israel.

She has led workshops on assertiveness, collaboration and problem solving in over ten countries and she has expertise in communicating with people across significant language barriers. While studying in India and Sri Lanka as a Fulbright scholar, Yael was able to put her years of study into practice as she collaborated with- and built projects for- nonprofits, schools and businesses throughout six states and across two nations.Yael has a passion for helping others connect to themselves and others more deeply through effective and meaningful communication and collaboration. She harnesses this skill in others so they may succeed in their personal and professional lives. When she is not coaching at Social Fluency, she can be found pursuing her passions for the outdoors. She is a dedicated marathoner and triathlete, snowboarder, rock climber and lover of Pinot Noir.