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Most human beings don’t handle disagreements very well…have you noticed? However, for any community to function effectively: they must work out how to reach agreements, handle conflict, hear one another, be clear and efficient in their exchanges, and generally be responsive to others in their spheres of influence.
Who is the program for? This training is critical for any business person who works cross-functionally, is involved in meetings with varying seniority or technical levels in an organization, interacts with teams dealing with difficult or challenging issues, or wants to enhance their ability to engage in almost any form of interaction skillfully. Your business effectiveness and personal sanity may depend on it how you show up in these situations!
The wellbeing of our employees, students, clients, instructors, and guests is our number one priority here at General Assembly. We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation very carefully and are adjusting delivery of our programs.
Due to the current health concerns, all GA short-form events, workshops & bootcamps will temporarily be held online - including this one.
Registered students will be notified 24 hours in advance of this program with information on how to log in to the Zoom Meeting Room and other tools you'll need for the session. Registration for this class will close 2 hours prior to the session start in order to allow all students ample opportunity to have the technology enabled.
General Assembly’s classes, workshops and events are recreational and for avocational purposes only. No certificate is awarded.
Participants will learn how to:
Designed to produce lasting behavior change:
JD Communication Strategies
Jared Dickinson is the founder and president of JD Communication Strategies (JDCS), based in San Francisco, California. The company specializes in customized, hands-on coaching and programs for sales, communication, employee development, interpersonal performance and conflict resolution. He serves a variety of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to small nonprofit organizations, but more than half his clients are not-for-profit.
Jared is dedicated to helping empower individuals to make a change and ultimately be more successful in their personal and professional lives. He is also committed to supporting positive social change and working with young adults. He volunteers and provides services to Year Up, an organization that provides professional mentoring, education and employment to at-risk teens.
Jared holds a Bachelor Degree in History and Italian Studies from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He also studied for two years at the University of Trento (Università degli Studi di Trento) in Italy, and is fluent in Japanese and Italian.
We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.
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