A ‘blue’ said to me the other day “I have so much trouble asking people for money and sticking to my price”.
I said to myself … time for a workshop on Assertiveness.
Join us for a session on
Assertive Communication – Assertive Selling Techniques
with Ian Kennedy
Tuesday, June 11th 1pm – 4 pm.
We will examine:
- The Problem: when we are not Assertive
- Why Use Assertive Communication?
- The Definition of Assertiveness
- How Assertive Are You?
- Common Misconceptions
- Benefits of Assertive Behaviour
- Components of Assertive Behaviour
- Assertiveness Differentiated
- How To Be Assertive
- the Broken Record Technique
- Assertive Confrontation
- Assertive Selling
Why the ‘blue’ font? Because this workshop will truly enable you if your are a ‘blue’ (primary or secondary). Yet the session is open to all. Registration Limited. Register now by return email or by calling 905-668-4141.
~ Ian Kennedy
The Whitby Public Library is holding a LinkedIn workshop for anyone needing extra help. It is scheduled for April 22nd so mark your calendars! Info can be found in below PDF.
Google Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Canada is one of the most Google centric countries in the world. For most websites in Canada, between 80 to 95% of the organic traffic will come from Google.
How are you ranking for your keywords?
In this session you will learn:
- Developing a Keyword strategy
- Tools to assist in keyword research
- The importance of including Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools on your site
- Elements of On Page Optimization
- How to develop effective Title Tags and Meta Descriptions
Who Will Benefit Most: Any small business owner who could benefit from increased organic Internet traffic to their website. Online marketing companies and web developers needing a quick refresher. The workshop is geared toward beginners and intermediate users.
What: Search Engine Optimization
When: Thursday, November 1, 2012 Time: 1p.m. to 3p.m.
Where: Essential Communications, 200-101 Dundas St. W., Whitby
Facilitated by: Robert Rock (President of Social Media Learning)
R.S.V.P. to: Bev Mawhinney – email@example.com/905-668-4141
Event open to OSEB clients only.
About the Facilitator: Robert Rock is president of Social Media Learning, a boutique social media marketing company based in the Durham Region of Ontario Canada.
He is also the host of Social Media Learning, a TV show on Rogers TV Durham.
Robert is a frequent public speaker, talking international conferences, Boards of Trade, Chambers of Commerce, and networking groups.
He has a long history of leading social media training for small businesses and Not For Profits
CARAHS Thursday October 18, 2012 Workshop. – Discusses the Ontario College
This months speaker will be Ron Johnson, who will discuss how the new
college will help your business.
As Deputy Director of Interior Systems Contractors Association of Ontario
and the Interior Finishing Systems Training Centre, Mr. Johnson has been a
strong advocate of apprenticeship training in the Province of Ontario. He
has forged strong relationships between labour and management and provided
stakeholder input on apprenticeship reform to industry and government.
The Ontario College of Trades is an industry-led organization that will
protect the public interest by regulating and promoting the skilled trades.
As a first of its kind in North America, the College will be putting
decision-making back in the hands of skilled trades people. The College will
promote the skilled trades as a career of first choice for young people and
work with industry professionals to find solutions to matters that affect
the skilled trades system.
Come prepared to ask questions!
As seating is limited, YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER TO ATTEND.
There is no charge to attend this meeting, however, members & visitors are
required to supply a credit card to register, as NO shows on the night will
be billed $35.00.
DATE – Thursday October, 18, 2012
TIME – 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
LOCATION – Canadian Contractor Magazine
80 Valleybrook Drive
North York, Ontario M3B 2S9
TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT CONTACT:
Monica Olenroot (CARAHS)@ 1-866-366-2930 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CARAHS is a Non-Profit Organization whose aim is to Educate, Inform and
offer Benefits to those self employed in the home renovation and home
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