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Influencers: Persuasive Communication

Influencers: Persuasive Communication
Individuals in a mid-level leadership position can see themselves in either one of two ways, stuck in the middle or the ultimate influencer. While they don’t always have control over big picture decisions, they do have influence. Their influence radiates equally, it goes upward to the ones who do make the big picture decisions and downward to the teams they lead.

January 23, 2018 - Persuasive Communication
This session will concentrate on helping participants think about their communication skills through the lens of persuasion. Whether communicating with the people we lead or the people who lead us, these skills are important!

Instructor: Lisa Munger Oates

Whether it was running political campaigns, interviewing Egyptians during the Arab Spring or getting handcuffed to a source on a story and trying to figure out a way to come away with a scoop, Lisa has cultivated optimal communication skills to succeed in any environment. Currently, Lisa is a lecturer at the Greenlee School of Journalism at Iowa State University. She teaches reporting and news writing, diversity in today's media climate, public affairs reporting and investigative reporting.



Ottumwa Campus, Perkins Conference Room
Date of class:
January 23, 2018
20 participants per session