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October 14, 2013 at 1:00 PM (ET)

Training Industry is proud to present the 2013-14 Women in Leadership Executive Seminar Series. This four-part series will feature top women experts who will share innovative approaches to professional development.   

Effective, positive communication is the single biggest driver of success for business teams. New research in the fields of neuroscience and positive psychology shows the incredible ripple effect positive communication can have on employee engagement, productivity and happiness at work.

After spending years as a national CBS News anchor broadcasting to millions and receiving an advanced degree from the University of Pennsylvania in positive psychology, Michelle Gielan developed simple, yet proven techniques for positive communication that drive individual and team success for quantifiable results.

Join us for Part 1 of the Training Industry Women in Leadership Executive Seminar Series program, sponsored by Pearson, a leading learning company recognized on the Working Mother magazine’s 100 Best Companies list for its emphasis on worklife programs for all employees and flexible working opportunities.

In this seminar, you will learn how to inoculate your brain against stress and negativity, praise more effectively, and shift the culture at work to create a talent-enhancing environment.

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About the Speaker

Michelle Gielan, co-founder of the Institute for Applied Positive Research, is an expert on the science of positive communication and how to use it to fuel success. She works with Fortune 500 companies and schools to raise employee engagement, productivity and happiness at work.  She is a member of Zappos’ Downtown Project Think Tank on Education, and has a graduate degree in applied positive psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.

Michelle is an executive producer of “The Happiness Advantage” Special on PBS. She formerly served as the anchor of two national newscasts at CBS News, as well as a correspondent for “The Early Show.” In 2009, Michelle produced “Happy Week,” a series focusing on fostering happiness in the midst of the recession. In 2011, she appeared in her own weekly health and wellness segment, “Manic Monday” on FOX News Chicago.

Her research has received attention from Forbes, USA Today, CNN, FOX and NPR.

Requirements
  • PC-Based Attendees Required: Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server
  • Macintosh®-Based Attendees Required: Mac OS® X 10.3.9 (Panther®) or newer

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