Please join us for an hour of networking and a great speaker. Melissa Kraus Taylor, Executive Vice Presiden and Deputy Managing Director of Porter Novelli will be speaking to us on Managing vs. Leadership.
Melissa Kraus Taylor, Deputy Managing Director of Porter Novelli’s Atlanta office, is a certified professional coach and adjunct professor at Emory University. She put her passion into practice and developed Porter Novelli’s global professional development program, Greater Than University. Melissa brings two decades of experience in strategic planning, training, facilitation, team development, message development and positioning to a variety of clients, including CDC, HP, P&G and the Almond Board of California.
Melissa will be speaking on How to Communicate Like a Boss, Moving from Manager to Leader
Ever wonder what the difference is between being a leader and a manager? People often confuse being a leader with managing, but there is a big difference. Melissa will discuss the primary differences between managing and leading and then provide a deeper look at the role of communication in being a great leader. Learn how leadership is a conversation and the five ways to a “communicate like a boss”:
· Connect to head and heart
· Dialogue, not monologue
· Clarity and honesty
· Open mind (close mouth)
· More empathy, less ego
Attire: Business Casual
Parking: Parking lot
Guests: $10/Advance; $15/Door