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GlobalPDX Lunch & Learn: Stepping Into Their Shoes – connecting, influencing, and changing minds

03/11/2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

“Stepping Into Their Shoes: connecting, influencing, and changing minds”

with Melanie Billings-Yun


This Lunch & Learn teaches four steps to increasing your persuasiveness, takes a deeper look at how cultural divide, personal narratives, and the positive language tools that are at play in your professional communications. Melanie will explore how to identify and adapt to others’ styles to increase your communication impact, gain positive attention, build rapport, and increase your powers of influence. She will provide a template for your use to prepare for your next important and challenging conversation.

This session is lead by international negotiator Melanie Billings-Yun. Dr. Billings-Yun is the author of Beyond Dealmaking: Five Steps to Negotiating Profitable Relationships. A professor in the Master of International Management program at Portland State University, Billings-Yun has spent two decades helping businesses, NGOs and public agencies strengthen their internal and external relationships.


This is an hour long presentation, with 30 minutes of post-event Q&A and networking.


RSVP is required for this event. 

This event is free for GlobalPDX Members. To register for this event for free, you can find this month’s discount code in the GlobalPDX Member Portal.

If your Organization/employer is a GlobalPDX Member, you have GlobalPDX Membership too! Register for the Member Portal indicating what organization you are affiliated with in order to view this month’s discount code.




12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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