Greg Gillis and Lesly Higgins, experienced corporate coaches, will discuss and demonstrate various methods to effectively communicate; whether it is delivering a yearly review, developing your group's strategic vision or influencing others toward an idea. By learning about Advocacy and Inquiry, Appreciate Inquiry, and Effective Feedback/Feedforward, you will come away from this workshop with concrete examples and experiences to help you get your message across with impact.

About Lesly Higgins: Lesly has been coaching since 1999. After her first career in software development, with roles that included VP of software engineering at Commerce One and VP of information technology at Charles Schwab, she returned to school to complete an MS in Organizational Behavior and Development and also a comprehensive coaching program. She has coached at all levels in organizations, most functions, and with both early stage and Fortune 500 companies. Most of her clients are in the tech space, and they include: Agile Software, America Online, Apple Computer, Autodesk, Charles Schwab, Coremetrics, CNET, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Peoplesoft, Pixar, SAP, Shutterfly, Taleo, TiVo, and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

About Greg Gillis: Greg combines real-world wisdom, gathered through years of high-technology corporate experience, with solid coaching expertise and training - to help successful people become even more successful. He helps his clients' transition from manager to leader, enhance their leadership skills, better work within political infrastructures, delegate effectively, and collaborate wisely. He often increases their awareness of power in the organization, how it is acquired, manifested, held and diminished. He enhances their influence skills - critical to a leader's growth in managing cross-functionally. He increases their awareness about emotional intelligence and interpersonal effectiveness while helping them shift to a more encompassing outlook resulting in more successful performance.

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