INFLUENCING UP, DOWN, AND ACROSS YOUR ORGANIZATION
“The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority.” ~ Kenneth H. Blanchard
Are you a person of influence? Can you get your point across in a meeting without appearing aggressive, arrogant, or annoying? Can you quickly assess a situation and adapt your message to minimize disagreements, derailments, and destructive conflicts?
When you speak, are people engaged or disengaged? Can you even tell? Managing up, connecting across, and reaching down to connect with people in your organization will increase team and organizational success.
Dr. Jermaine believes that 85 percent of your success in Life, School & Work is determined by your ability to get along with others. Communicating effectively, cultivating personal and professional alliances, and maintaining healthy relationships at every level of your life will determine the scope of your influence.
In this highly-requested team leader course presentation, Dr. Jermaine, a motivational speaker, shares proven communication principles and influence strategies from his best-selling book, Leading with Greatness! as well as brand new material from his upcoming book, Influencing Up, Down, and Across Your Organization. You will walk away with a new perspective on how to influence others and gain the skills necessary for making a positive difference inside and outside of your organization.
COMMUNICATE LIKE A CHAMP: PRACTICAL TIPS ON DEALING WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE
At some point, in your life and career, you will have to collaborate and work with someone you dislike. Odds are it’s already happened! Sometimes these individuals are difficult because they are know-it-alls and either passive, aggressive, or passive-aggressive! They are often rude, lazy, quick to blame, or cynical. Please, don’t allow your irritation with them to interfere with your quest to thrive and succeed in Life, School & Work.
Communication happens, intentionally and unintentionally. Become masterful at accomplishing your communication goals when interacting with others, both verbally and nonverbally. In his highly engaging and entertaining presentation, “Communicate Like a Champ,” Dr. Jermaine will teach audience members how to:
Why Book Dr. Jermaine Davis?
Before receiving the prestigious College Instructor of the Year Award, Dr. Jermaine Davis worked in corporate America for IBM, Keebler Cookies, and Frito-Lay in the areas of sales, management, and marketing. Now, he’s an award-winning Professor of Communication Studies at Century College and Organizational Leadership at St. Catherine University in Minnesota. Dr. Jermaine has authored10 books including: