is not a Four Letter Word: Setting Boundaries and Maintaining Relationships
One of the most difficult words to communicate is
No. The finesse to say NO and maintain the other person’s
dignity requires skill. No is often a Yes to yourself. No is also
setting boundaries. You want the other to change their behavior
and, often, you want to keep the relationship. Saying No does not
mean you cannot have a positive outcome. Saying No is an exercise
in persuasion, not just communication. People with good assertive
skills practice saying No on a daily basis! A few tips to saying
- Offer another
- Offer options
for joint gain.
- Say No to
behavior by making your request specific (I would like you to
give me a 24 hr notice when you need our latest quarterly report.)
- Always respect
the other person.
- End on a
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in the World is Audrey?"
He Speaks, She Speaks
SUN Broomfield Campus
Open to all professional women
Registration/Information: Carol Neustadter
RSVP by February 12th
Organization for Research on Women and Communication (ORWAC)
known fact: Audrey was one of the founding members
of ORWAC (approximately 30 years ago!). She also served as President.
The Organization for Research on Women and Communication (ORWAC)
promotes dialogue, discussion, research, and scholarship concerned
with women, gender, oppression, and social change. ORWAC is
a Western States Communication Association (WSCA) affiliate,
publishes the journal Women's Studies in Communication, and
sponsors programs at the WSCA Convention. Audrey was invited
by ORWAC to participate on a panel that will address how and
what has changed in the status of women for the last 30 years!
Feb 18, 2008
2:00 - 3:15 pm
Omni Interlocken Resort
500 Interlocken Blvd
Broomfield, CO 80021
pursues the conference theme of “engaging service”
in relation to ORWAC, its mission, members and the discipline.
Uniting past and present leaders of ORWAC, panelists will pursue
questions such as: Why was ORWAC first conceived? Do those needs
remain? In what ways does and might ORWAC serve its members,
in the present and future? Audience contributions desired and
and Professional Women
Nice Girls Don’t
Spice of Life, Flatirons Country Club
February 21, 2008
Registration and Information: Tobi Hunt
By the way,
you got RAVE reviews. Many of the people that wrote comments said
it was the best presentation they have been to and others wrote
that they wanted you back. Yeah, Audrey!!
Carole J. Crane, SPHR, RCC
Vice President, Senior Consultant
Farm Credit Council
Foundation of Management
Dr. Audrey Nelson - Managing Conflict for a Positive Outcome
Joint 13 Leadership Development Program
Comments about instructor:
insightful and interactive.
illustrations to make her points.
provides information that I have shared at my office and is
a valuable tool.
- dynamic and energetic.
I had an "Audrey Button"!
is very knowledgeable and able to hold audience attention at
all times; very