You need to understand the fundamentals of effective communication and influencing decision-making--critical skills when managing your team or business. 

Dr. Aaron Anderson, a former US Army explosive ordnance specialist, current Professor of Theater and Medicine, and certified fight director, teaches the fundamentals of first impressions and closing deals.

Whether you need to use resources outside your comfort zone, embrace new creative outlets, or draw on others’ experiences, Aaron can lead you there. Develop confidence in your communication style and presence, increasing your chances of a successful outcome. Learn new tactics for efficiently executing deliverables in a complex, bureaucratic environment and discover how to strategically collaborate among departments and teams. 

Drawing on research in the field of proxemics, Aaron shares insights on aspects of communication such as speech tone, physical environment, emotional decision making and biases, leaving you equipped to present or lead in any environment.

 

 

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DECISION DYNAMICS

Many of us continue to process decisions without having an updated approach to account for the availability of corporate intelligence, speed of information, the priming role of social media, changing values in corporate environments and the role faith, nationality and global politics can play in the emotional elements of the dynamics of decision-making.

Harness an understanding of the neuroscience and behavioral economics as it relates to making decisions, learn techniques in framing, priming, and intelligence gathering deployed by effective decision makers, gain awareness to mental blindspots, and upgrade skills in empathy and seeing alternate perspectives.

 

 

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PROJECTING PERSONAL PRESENCE

LEADING A TEAM? BUILDING A BUSINESS? UNDERSTANDING THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CHANGING BEHAVIOR AND INFLUENCING DECISION-MAKING IS CRITICAL TO YOUR SUCCESS. AARON SHOWS YOU HOW.

From the first impression we make when we enter a room, to negotiating vendor agreements and closing a deal, personal presence plays a strong role in determining successful outcomes in the business world. Participants will leave with a newfound confidence in their communication style and presence. This session provides a unique team building experience, challenging participants to venture outside their comfort zone and embrace new creative outlets. 

Want more? We’ll add swords. Real, sharp, 3-foot swords to demonstrate the importance of communication, even outside your comfort zone.