When under stress we act in accordance with our strongest tendencies, preferences, or comfort zone. In this workshop we will discuss using the different personality styles to manage stress in a way that makes the individual feel understood and less strained.
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Difficult conversations often arise when we make assumptions before we even talk to the other person. This can lead to frustration, avoidance, intimidation, toxicity in relationships, and so much more. In this session, Shannon Bruce, Certified Conversational Intelligence® Coach, will take the insight from our May 19 session on Mastering Fear using the Conversational Dashboard and show how our assumptions impact our ability to relate to others while diminishing our capabilities to work well together. Using the Ladder of Conclusion tool, you will learn how to check your assumptions and elevate the quality of your conversations, decreasing stress and improving your relationships with yourself and others.

 

Shannon Bruce
Shannon Bruce, CPCC, PCC
CEO & Chief Inspiration Officer, Executive & Team Coach
Story Bridge

Shannon Bruce, CPCC, PCC is a passionate Professional Certified Coach whose work inspires transformational change in her clients and their companies. With more than two decades of experience in management and executive leadership, Shannon is a powerful listener, able to challenge the status quo.

Her coaching and facilitation clients rave about her ability to motivate them to always drive toward excellence. As CEO of StoryBridge, Inc. she acts as a catalyst for Conscious Culture Change, creating communities within organizations and building cohesive, high performing teams. Clients say she has helped them achieve accelerated trust, improved relationships, as well as bottom-line business results.

Register Here  An access link and password will be sent to you after registering.

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Created by the Kitsap Business Forum, Uplift Kitsap fosters strong and resilient business leaders.

In response to our recent survey on supporting business through the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many told us they would like Kitsap Business Forum to offer some form of online session. To that end, Uplift Kitsap was born. Participants will engage in relevant topics while having opportunities to meet, chat, and share with others. We hope you’ll join in online.

 

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During this online session, Shannon Bruce will talk about the foundation of Conversational Intelligence® (C-IQ) using the Conversational Dashboard. This will help to set context for what’s happening in and around us when we are in fear/distrust versus calm/trust. This approach is about applying the concepts of C-IQ to our “inner conversation” to help us navigate uncertainty using our whole brain, not just being run by our amygdala.

Shannon Bruce

Shannon Bruce, CPCC, PCC is a passionate Professional Certified Coach whose work inspires transformational change in her clients and their companies. With more than two decades of experience in management and executive leadership, Shannon is a powerful listener, able to challenge the status quo.

Her coaching and facilitation clients rave about her ability to motivate them to always drive toward excellence. As CEO of StoryBridge, Inc. she acts as a catalyst for Conscious Culture Change, creating communities within organizations and building cohesive, high performing teams. Clients say she has helped them achieve accelerated trust, improved relationships, as well as bottom-line business results.

Register Here

An access link and password will be sent to you after registering.


Created by the Kitsap Business Forum, Uplift Kitsap fosters strong and resilient business leaders.

In response to our recent survey on supporting business through the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many told us they would like Kitsap Business Forum to offer some form of online session. To that end, Uplift Kitsap was born. Participants will engage in relevant topics while having opportunities to meet, chat, and share with others. We hope you’ll join us in this new format.

 

 

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Certain conversations bring dread to leaders—delivering bad news, discussing a sensitive topic, or talking about situations that have gone wrong. These difficult conversations often miss the mark. Instead of driving results and generating solutions, they create confusion, conflict, and stress. Moreover, our fear of conflict or potentially upsetting someone may steer us toward avoiding the conversation altogether.

The success or failure of businesses, relationships, and partnerships are the consequence of the things said and unsaid. Effectively conducting difficult conversations allows you to take charge of the situation without being perceived as “the bad guy” and minimizes the chances of situations spiraling out of control. Diving Into Difficult Conversations will help you build stronger relationships while molding needed results. Learn new skills to make a difference in your relationships—one conversation at a time.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Organizing your thoughts around an issue
  • Keeping emotion from escalating
  • Using tools to keep the conversation productive

YOUR PRESENTER

Kristal Baker

Kristal Baker is owner and CEO of Express Employment Professionals, Bremerton where she connects job seekers and businesses. Since 2009, Kristal has taught and facilitated communications and personal effectiveness through her company Intoxicating Intellect. With a background in sales and leadership, Kristal has trained with Context Associated to become the leader and CEO that she is today. Her training with Mike Dooley on Infinite Possibilities helped to shape the style needed to teach others these valuable skills.

 

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