HR Competencies

  • Communication

Objective

Poor communication can cost an organization between 25-40% of their annual budget due to lack of clarity, wasted time, and projects being delivered late or over budget. This multi-sensory, experiential, communications workshop addresses four of the most common communication issues in corporate America:
  • Distractions
  • Ambiguity
  • Obstacles
  • Competition

Learn unique communication perspectives never before taught in the corporate world. Led by the dynamic and legally blind IT professional, The Art of Blinders workshop focuses on experiencing and understanding the four Sightless Principles of Communication used every day and used to advance corporate success.

Outline

Participants will learn how to maximize four sightless principles to improve communication:

  • Using Blinders. Avoid visual distractions. The visually impaired community has no visual distractions when listening. How much better would your team actively listen if they learned to ignore visual distractions?
  • Urgent and Clear Communication. Effective communication is paramount to the visually impaired community’s success. Instructions and other communications can be easily misinterpreted by teams without clear and concise directions.
  • Identifying Obstacles. Remove unseen obstacles. Knowing about obstacles is key to the visually impaired community successfully moving about. Clearing away obstacles is also key to successful teams.
  • Collaborative Communication. Eliminate competitive behavior. The visually impaired community knows that collaboration is more effective than individual efforts. For example, collaborating with a sighted person to cross a busy street. How might your team’s results increase when you collaborate more often?

Designed For

Individuals looking to improve their communication skills

Credits

0.40 Continuing Education Units
3.75 SHRM-PDC
Course ID #COMM121



Class Details

Location:Employers Council, 1799 N Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203-1310
Date:02/06/2019
Time:8:30 am to 12:30 pm
List Price:$165.00
Location:Employers Council, 1799 N Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203-1310
Date:09/25/2019
Time:8:30 am to 12:30 pm
List Price:$165.00

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