Business Growth MAP Alliance, “Leading with Effective Communication”

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 8:30am to 10:00am

Business Growth MAP’s ninth forum on leadership.

Communication plays a fundamental role in all areas of business. If open communication is encouraged within a workplace, employee teams will be more cohesive and effective.

Hear Ann Smith discuss how to develop a leadership style that inspires respectful and productive communication to boost employee morale and innovation.

Smith is the founder and president of A.wordsmith, a boutique communications firm specializing in thought leadership public relations and writing. She has more than 20 years of strategic communication experience in both agency and corporate settings. Smith is a member of several local boards and organizations, including Go-To Girls, PDX Women in Tech, Opal Creek Ancient Forest Center and the Technology Association of Oregon. A graduate of the Portland Business Alliance’s Leadership Portland, Smith takes pride in working with growing businesses and serving as an extension of their teams.

Cost is $10 per person in advance, $15 at the door. No cost for students with a valid WSU student ID. Register today.

For more information, contact

Columbia Bank Community Room, Hudson Building, 101 E. Sixth St., Vancouver, WA 98660

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