POW! The Power of Words

POW! The Power of Words Tuesday, November 23, 2010
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Bend Golf & Country Club
61045 Country Club Drive

With bias toward new technology such as email, Facebook, LinkedIn and others, the importance of verbal communication (even on the phone) and public speaking are often overlooked. Especially in today’s challenging business environment, we need communication skills to develop lasting relationships and business. This conversational presentation will illustrate the power of words and the role they play in creating powerful verbal presentations critical to achieving success in today’s technological business environment.

• Hear anecdotal examples of why these skills should be a primary focus for any business or organization
• Learn proven communication techniques for personal and business situations
• Learn how to implement these techniques to strengthen your communication skills


Alistair Paterson was born in South Africa, raised in Zambia and schooled in Zimbabwe. He is the founder and president of the Aspirational Alliance in Bend and devotes his time sharing his worldwide experiences and communication techniques and is an award winning writer. He is a communication coach and holds the highest rank of Distinguished Toastmaster within the International Toastmaster organization.

Cost to attend this event (including lunch) is only $25 for Chamber members and $45 for non-members. RSVPs are a must! Register today at www.bendchamber.org.

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