MBA Express: Communicating for Connections

Event Date

June 24, 2021

Event Time

11:00 pm

Event Location

Learn how recognizing personality styles can turn communication breakdowns into breakthroughs.

How You Communicate with Your Clients Can Make Your Career

Or break it. How do we make sure we are really listening and clearly communicating to connect with others?

This webcast presents different personality styles and demonstrates the ways to communicate information to them.

Key Topics

  • Characteristics, strengths and weaknesses of personality styles
  • Connecting with personality styles
  • Audience demographics
  • The importance of environment and scheduling time

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the three types of misconceptions of communication
  • Identify the different types of personality styles in the workplace
  • Recognize how to communicate with the different types of personality styles effectively

Who Will Benefit

  • CPAs, accountants and finance professionals, corporate finance teams, business leaders.

This is a live event. You will have access on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.

Speakers

Peter Margaritis, CPA, CGMA, CSP,

is a keynote speaker, communication strategist, and improv virtuoso. Peter is the author of two books, Improv Is No Joke: Using Improvisation to Create Positive Results in Leadership and Life and Taking the Numb Out of Numbers: Explaining and Presenting Financial Information with Confidence and Clarity. Peter works with financial professionals to help adapt their mindset and believes that strong communication skills are the most effective way of delivering technical knowledge and building strong business relationships. The underlying premise in everything Peter does is the power of applied improvisation. He focuses his strategies using two powerful words, YES AND along with the concept of listening to understand. This strategy promotes a better connection with customers and clients leading to higher profits and higher retention of employees. Peter has delivered over 500 keynote speeches and workshops in 38 states in the U.S. and across Canada and the Caribbean. His clients range from Fortune 500 companies to family-owned businesses, national, regional & local public accounting firms, and national and state associations. Peter earned his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky, a Master’s Degree in Accountancy from Case Western Reserve University and he is a licensed, non-practicing, CPA in Ohio. He has worked for companies such as Price Waterhouse, Victoria Secret Catalogue (not as a model), two large banking institutions and has managed restaurants in his day. Don’t be surprised – he is Greek. He was also an assistant professor of accounting and taught in the MBA program at THE Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, OH. Peter is also a blogger, writer, humorist and a podcaster. His podcast, Change Your Mindset can be found on his website, along with iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play. You can visit his website (petermargaritis.com) to watch his videos and read his promotional resources which include a variety of magazine articles, along with his weekly blog. Peter lives in Westerville, OH with his wife, 17-year-old son, and two Labrador retrievers. His passion is his family and improvisation, along with a love of humor, and at times he performs both improv and stand-up comedy.

Jennifer H. Elder CPA, CMA, CIA, CFF, CGMA, MS

is a keynote speaker, trainer, and business coach dedicated to business transformation. For more than 20 years, she has been helping businesses by peeling back the layers of “administrivia” and finding the hidden strengths and core values that make you and your company awesome. Ms. Elder works with businesses to develop a compelling business strategy that is quick to implement that transforms your company from what you are now to what you have always wanted to be. Known for being energetic and enthusiastic, Ms. Elder has been delivering high-quality, customized training that make complicated topics easy to understand, relevant, and useful for years. She has conducted seminars for the Fortune 500, US Government, State CPA Societies, and CPA Firms in 33 states. Her sessions are highly interactive, full of discussion, and even entertaining. Ms. Elder received her BA from the University of Massachusetts and an MS in Organizational Management from Antioch University New England. She lives on her boat near Annapolis, Maryland.

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Event Schedule Details

  • June 24, 2021 11:00 pm - 12:00 am
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