Talent development professionals are called upon to build the skills of others to drive change, implement new ideas and help organizations grow into world class institutions. In short, training professionals are leaders. The most successful leaders in the world understand that their effectiveness as an influencer begins with the strength of their own skills. Fundamentally, the ability to listen and understand people causes leaders to gain influence, effectively facilitate appropriate change and earn committed followers.
Whether influencing large groups or small teams, your skills as a communicator and listener serve as strong predictors for success. In this session, participants will learn:
Bell Leadership Institute is a recognized global leader in leadership training and executive education. Since 1972, Bell Leadership has helped organizations develop leadership mastery through its programs and services. Its training programs have been used by more than 500,000 leaders in more than 5,000 organizations in over 50 countries. At Bell Leadership, our mission is to is to help people develop their personal effectiveness and leadership skills to contribute to humankind.
Jon Player - As a trainer and coach, Jon works with companies of all backgrounds to develop leaders and consults with senior leadership on their most complex problems. Jon’s professional interests include enhanced communication skills exhibited by leaders, dispute resolution, and providing clients with the skills to enhance their effectiveness with their peers and reports. For nine years, Jon worked as a practicing attorney in North Carolina, handling a wide array of civil disputes. Jon’s interest in communication is a direct result of seeing it play out first hand and how communication can be either an asset or a liability in effectiveness.
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