Confident and Credible Leadership: How to Navigate Gender Differences in Communication Do you want to enhance your leadership skills and influence in the world of business? Do you want to learn how to overcome the challenges and biases that arise from gender differences in communication? In this session, you will discover the practical differences between how women and men interact, and how these differences affect the way you are perceived by others. You will also learn techniques to increase your confidence and credibility as a leader, and how to use your communication style to achieve your goals. By the end of this session, you will be able to:
- Recognize the common patterns and pitfalls of gendered communication
- Identify your own communication strengths and areas for improvement
- Apply strategies to communicate effectively and assertively with different audiences
- Handle difficult situations and feedback with grace and professionalism
- Boost your confidence and credibility as a leader in any setting
Alisa Lee Hunt, PhD: A Leader Who Knows How to Learn and Teach Alisa Lee Hunt is the Dean of the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business at Post University, where she oversees the academic programs and faculty development for one of the largest online business schools in the nation. She has a PhD in Education, specializing in how people learn and retain information, and more than 30 years of experience in various fields of business and leadership.
Alisa started her career as a Certified Public Accountant, rising to the level of partner in a prestigious firm. She then ventured out on her own, creating a successful accounting practice that she sold back to her former partners for three times the purchase price after two years. She then pursued her passion for cooking and became a chef and restaurant owner. She also developed skills in carpentry and construction, building cabinets and houses.
Alisa has traveled extensively across North America and Europe, delivering corporate training and public speaking on topics such as communication, leadership, diversity, and innovation. She is an expert on how to navigate gender differences in communication and how to lead with confidence and credibility in any setting. She is also a lifelong learner who constantly seeks new challenges and opportunities to grow.