Difficult Conversations: Nine Common Mistakes

From HBR:

A Slideshow summarizing 9 common mistakes in tackling difficult conversations

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April 24th 2012 Workshop for EDs – Fearless Public Speaking

Fearless Public Speaking – Part of our Fearless Leadership series

Do you panic each time you present to an audience? Do you find it difficult to engage your audience? Do you worry you won’t remember all your points? Is your voice and tone not exciting? 

 Join Bonnie Gross, President of Speech Science International for this highly interactive session designed to help you face your fears of public speaking. 


  • How to overcome fear of public speaking                             
  • How to capture and hold the attention of your audience
  • How to eliminate negative speech habits such as “um”, “up” tone, cluttering etc.
  • How to express your ideas powerfully
  • How to improve your voice projection
  • How to use notes and PowerPoint effectively

 Time:  9 am to 12 noon (networking lunch immediately following to 1:30 pm)

The Centre for Health & Safety Innovation, 5110 Creekbank Road, Mississauga, Training Room 1.

 Spaces are limited so you must register 

 Fee:  $35

Make cheque payable to the United Way of Peel Region, and mail to Peel Leadership Centre, 90 Burnhamthorpe Street West, Suite 408 PO Box 58 Mississauga, ON L5B 3C3

 About the Facilitator:

Bonnie Gross is currently the President of SPEECHSCIENCE INTERNATIONAL – a company devoted to helping individuals become dynamic, influential speakers and communicators, through training, in voice enhancement, fearless public speaking, leadership speaking skills, VOCAL EQ. and accent reduction.  With a dual career in both Speech Pathology and Radio and Television Arts, Bonnie is able to transform individuals into dynamic, persuasive, exciting speakers.

The 2012 Federal Budget – What Charities and Nonprofits Need to Know

From Charity Village:

“Canada’s charities and nonprofits have had a lot to digest since the release of the federal budget last Thursday. Though there were no big surprises, the government made several significant changes that could have important implications for the sector.

We’ve sifted through the 500-page document and picked apart the responses and reactions, pulling out everything we think you need to know to understand its impact.

So what does it mean for you?”

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