Learn to Influence People and Boost Your Visibility at Work
Oct 17 2013
7:00 PM - 9:15 PM
156 2nd Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Do you want to have more influence with your colleagues, customers and upper management? In this workshop we will cover the skills you need to get noticed, win more business and be first in line for great projects and promotions. Social intelligence is a learned skill and we've perfected the art of breaking down communication into highly interactive exercises, to give you the most immediate results. Boost your confidence by starting each day with an empowered frame of mind and learn how subtle nuances in your body language can help you stand out. Understand how to be assertive, while building and maintaining rapport with others to make a difference at work. If you've been looking for a change at work - then this workshop is for you!
Rachel is the President and Lead Corporate Instructor for Social Fluency. A successful entrepreneur, passionate leader, and organizational development expert, Rachel has 20 years of experience working with professionals at all levels. She is a highly sought after speaker and training facilitator – leading workshops on leadership, personal branding, communication, presentation skills, social and emotional intelligence skills, as well as other topics related to behavioral science, neuroscience and organizational psychology.
Rachel completed the Leadership Institute of Seattle’s (LIOS) Coaching and Consulting in Organizations Masters program at Bastyr University’s School of Applied Behavioral Science. She is highly qualified as a training facilitator, curriculum developer, organizational and workforce development consultant. She is also a GRI certified consultant. Rachel’s cross-discipline experience includes leadership at knowledge-industry organizations in positions ranging from media relations and business development to training and organizational development.
She has worked with thousands of professionals and hundreds of organizations, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small business entrepreneurs in many industry sectors – including technology, media, health, biotech, consumer, financial, legal, real estate, agriculture, services, non-profit, the arts and education. She also enjoys teaching workshops to anyone who wants to improve their relationships with people – from students and parents to those seeking a more rewarding social life.
In her free time, Rachel enjoys live music, all things food-related and spending time in the great outdoors with her partner Angus and two dogs, Finnegan and Fiona.
Maura serves as a coach and instructor for Social Fluency. She has nearly 10 years of experience as a trainer and workshop facilitator with a recent background instructing and coaching franchise owners, small business owners, and job seekers. She holds a Master’s Degree in Women’s Spirituality from New College of California and the scope of her education includes linguistics, transpersonal psychology and philosophy. She is currently finishing her certificate in Co-active coaching with the Coaches Training Institute in San Rafael.
Maura is passionate about pursuing her own personal and professional growth and inspiring others to do the same. She loves witnessing people blossom into their potential to be creative, resourceful and capable social and spiritual beings. Prior to becoming a trainer she had several careers and explored her artistic interests in dance and visual arts. The scope of her work has included creating a workshop, Creating Positive Body Attitude for adolescent girls and serving as a counselor at a local crisis center.
Maura lived in Stuttgart Germany with her family during her junior year in high school and when she returned from abroad she experienced the pain of no longer fitting in socially with the crowd at her school. Through introspection, education and life experience she has learned to overcome her social anxiety and connect on a deeper level with people from all walks of life. On her free time she enjoys gardening, kayaking and hiking with her family and cuddling with her two kitties, Scamper and Avatar.