LevelUP Workshop_Speak Up and Be Heard
5:45 PM17:45

LevelUP Workshop_Speak Up and Be Heard

Pop-Up Mentor memberships include workshops designed to give you access to the coaches & skills that will take your career to the next level.

In this session, we're exploring elevated communication with Sonja Stetzler, MA, CPC, is the founder of Effective Connecting.

Cultivate Your Power, Poise, and Presence Through Your Professional Communication Skills

Every day we have opportunities to positively impact others through our voice. Speaking effectively is a skill, not a talent, and understanding the neuroscience behind what we say and how we say it can impact how we interactive with others. With guidance, one can learn how to quiet their inner critic, boost one’s confidence, be heard, influence others, and take charge of their career.

In this interactive workshop, participants will:

1. Describe the neuroscience behind setting the stage for trust and partnering in relationships and minimizing fear and one’s inner critic.

2. Discover the framework for triggering communication that elevate trust, empathy, and confidence.

3. Apply communication tools for successfully giving and receiving feedback and creating collaboration with others.



Sonja Stetzler, MA, CPC is the founder of Effective Connecting, a business specializing in developing leadership and communication skills of high potentials. Sonja has several decades’ worth of experience in management, sales, teaching and coaching, and she has worked with companies such as Microsoft, Duke Energy, Bank of America, Carolinas Health Systems, and Blythe Construction, to name a few. In addition to her communications coaching practice, she facilitates a virtual Speaker Success Mastermind for emerging speakers.

Sonja received her B.S. from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina and her M.A. in Organizational Communication from Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina. She is certified as an Executive Coach through Queens University’s executive coaching certificate program. She is a member of the International Coach Federation, National Speakers Association, and the Applied Improvisation Network.

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Real Talk: Boundaries and Expectations
5:45 PM17:45

Real Talk: Boundaries and Expectations

How do we establish healthy boundaries and expectations for ourselves & others? How do we build our own personal & emotional space?

There are more people & platforms than ever attempting to steal our attention. What are healthy boundaries to establish to protect yourself from being spread too thin or overcommitting? How do we develop clear expectations that promote success & achieve fulfillment?

Key elements of this conversation will include:

Understand where & how to establish healthy boundaries

Learn how to create realistic expectations for yourself, your relationships, & your work

How to set limits for yourself & others that will be received & respected

How boundaries & expectations are being pushed as our digital lives expand

Work-life balance: How to achieve & maintain it in today's work environments.

How to say "no" without guilt


Leading this discussion are three phenomenal women:

DR. MONIQUE PERRY - @askdrmo

JENNIFER BURNHAM, @thejenniferburnham

NOELLE CULLER, Corporate Development at WFAE 90.7 FM - NPR

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