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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
Fax:     (239) 590-1066

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FGCU Florida Institute of Government Presents "How to Build Better Work Relationships in Five Simple Steps" Workshop

WHO     FGCU Florida Institute of Government, for managers and employees from both the private and public sectors

WHAT     "How to Build Better Work Relationships in Five Simple Steps" half-day workshop from the Florida Institute of Government. The course helps participants learn that successful careers and businesses are built on successful relationships. The workshop focuses on the critical competencies of building positive and productive relationships. Included is a personal communication profile that targets how information is often miscommunicated and what can be done to overcome it. Participants learn how to reduce conflict and become a "conscious communicator" who thinks before speaking. Allison Blankenship is instructor.

WHEN     8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, May 13

WHERE     Broadcast Building 111

WHY     To learn how to:

     Connect with colleagues more effectively and gain their trust

     Flex your communication style to get your message heard

     Reduce misinterpretation and mistakes from poor communication

     Identify productivity motivators of teammates

     Handle conflict with comfort and ease

     Stop inappropriate behavior when it happens

     Promote your career by practicing positive politics

COST     $68

CONTACT     Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or

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