Original Broadcast Date: Tuesday January 19, 2016

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This webinar will address how to network effectively, how leaders and managers can facilitate meeting success, and what techniques can be implemented to motivate introverted persons to speak up at team meetings and other group venues.

Learning Objectives:

  • Tips to organizing effective meetings to encourage participation from both extroverts and introverts
  • How to listen: Developing skills to communicate effectively with introverts and others on your team
  • Boosting your self-confidence while speaking in any setting
  • How to optimize nonverbal cues to improve your impact when speaking

Rick Parmely is the founder of Polished and Professional LLC, a training company that specializes in improving communications of groups as diverse as individual scientists and managers, or groups of trainers. After teaching undergraduate chemistry at West Point and Juniata College, Rick joined Restek Corporation in 1997 and until recently directed their technical education program. He teaches communications technique, chemistry, and separation science theory. With 30-plus years of teaching experience, Rick has taught science and communications courses to widely diverse audiences, including NATO officials, technicians at the U.N. Pesticides Laboratory in Austria, flavor scientists in Shanghai, China, and scientists at the University of Nairobi as well as to hundreds of domestic clients.