Join us Thursday October 27th for a Dinner Meeting in Thousand Oaks
Title: Lean Business Communications - Power of Communication
Speaker: Tom Stapleton
Date: Thursday October 27th, 2016
Meeting Time: 5:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (dinner 6pm)
Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel
30100 Agoura Rd, Agoura Hills, CA 91301
About the Presentation:
Lean Business Communications - Power of Communication
Communication is power. It informs, persuades, activates.
Tom Stapleton’s Lean Business Communications presentation focuses on how to write or speak on the job with force and impact:
- Organize your message quickly
- Target to readers or listeners
- Streamline message structure
- Be clear & concise
- Apply “action-getting” approaches
- Control idea flow
- Build in a “response generator”
- Use Message Mechanics and Content Mapping
- Structure the message simply
- Speed up the process
- Self-check your efforts
With lean business practices gaining increased traction in all industries and public sectors, the need for enhancing communication skills is critical. Applying them ensures putting your best foot forward in any situation,
communicating in a professional, business-like manner.
Be seen in the best possible light by learning and using proven lean business communication techniques.
About the Speaker:
Tom is a communications consultant to private- and public-sector clients. For over 25 years he has conducted business writing and oral presentations training for all levels of staff, including project managers. Tom has written for a variety of newspapers and magazines, including the Los Angeles Times, the Denver Post, US News & World Report, and Celtic Life International. He earned his master’s degree in English from the University of Colorado and is the author of five novels and a textbook.
Tom’s interests are jazz, reading, Zen meditation, and strong drink.