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Using Coaching Techniques to Manage Up

October 17, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
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Kroc Center
1000 N Keowee St
Dayton, OH 45404

Unless you are a CEO, it is very likely that you’ll need to manage up—i.e. directing your immediate supervisor, a vice president or C-suite leader—to complete high stakes tasks and projects. In this lunch session, J. Matthew (Matt) Becker, owner Authentic Excellence, will explain the neuroscience of how our brains react to a crisis and what we must consider to keep our cool in triggered situations—don’t worry if you failed biology, if you can make a fist, a neuroscience conversation will not be intimidating! He will also walk the audience through interactive active listening techniques and teach you how to better frame your questions to get the most from strategic conversations. Matt will use real life examples to help audience members of varying career experiences understand how to better communicate across the professional spectrum.

About Matthew Becker, M.Ed., MCC

Matthew Becker is a Master Certified Coach (MCC) through the International Coach Federation (ICF) specializing in Executive and Leadership coaching. Matt has a Masters in Human Resource Development from Xavier University and is a certified graduate of Coach U.

Matt has been working in the field of leadership development for over 19 years in both the private and public sector with a specialty in interpersonal skills development, coaching, mentoring, and team building. He has coached over 500 leaders, has over 4,000 hours of coaching and is certified to administer the Myers Briggs Type Inventory and the Leadership Agility 360 assessment.

As a coach, Matt is passionate about helping clients develop a positive leadership legacy, particularly as they transition to a new role. He believes that the success of an organization is contingent on leadership’s ability to create an environment where others can bring out their best. His ability to listen intently, ask powerful questions, and see the possibilities others may not are what make him a successful coach. Matt also co-leads the ICF’s Internal Coaching Community of Practice.


$25.00 PRSA Member
$30.00 after 07:00 pm October 5

$35.00 Non-PRSA Member
$40.00 after 07:00 pm October 5

$10.00 Student ticket
$15.00 after 07:00 pm October 5

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