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September 26 - 28, 2017
Washington, DC
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Thursday, September 28 • 11:00am - 11:35am
Be A HEARo – Open Your Ears, Concentrate, THEN Respond
MO Department of Transporation

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If you’re like most in the public relations field, you are blessed (or cursed) with the natural ability to think ahead.  Whether it is planning for a major event that involves complicated communication, or you are in a discussion about the future of your organization, your brain is constantly thinking at least one step ahead of what’s being planned or discussed.  This session will help you learn how to be a better listener, concentrate on the conversation, and provide you tips to respond based on the information you actually heard.


Following this discussion, you’ll gain an understanding on how to successfully:


  • Have more meaningful discussion with colleagues and employees
  • Be more attentive to your body language during conversations and what your body is actually “saying”
  • Build credibility in your position
  • Power down your brain – a necessity in today’s hi-tech world


Marisa Ellison, Communications Manager

MO Department of Transportation

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Marisa Ellison

Customer Relations Manager, Missouri Department of Transportation
Keep it simple.  This is Marisa’s mantra both professionally and personally, which may seem ironic since she has worked the most of her professional career in government.  As a professional speaker on a variety of topics including strategic communication planning, event planning... Read More →

Thursday September 28, 2017 11:00am - 11:35am PDT
Westin Crystal City, Crystal V & VI, 2nd Floor 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington VA 22202

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