BOE: Talking to be Heard, May 30

DETROIT — This Weeks Class is: Talking to be Heard: Communication for Problem Solving in Relationships with KiltGrrl and Traeonna

Learn to improve the quality of personal relationships one interaction at a time. Explore communication in conflict situations and learn techniques to assess your message so it can be offered in ways that are non-combative and better received by others. By examining the unmet needs behind what we do or say, this helps reduce hostility, heal pain, and strengthen relationships. You will learn tools to get to the heart of conflict quickly, transform criticism and blame into compassionate connection, hear the needs behind what people do or say, deepen emotional connections, and get what you want more often without using demands, guilt, or shame.

A peacemaker by nature, I enjoy the puzzle pieces that are human beings. I am mediator for the Michigan and Ohio courts as well as a conflict consultant that helps people settle disputes in their everyday lives. I enjoy teaching what I call “human being skills” and have developed conflict resolution classes tailored to different settings and lifestyles.
I am a member of the Bootblack Divas and founder of Toledo Leather Care, a Toledo based community dedicated to education of leather care for people of all experience and skill levels. I am the 2016 Ohio Bootblack titleholder (GLLA OH) and am happiest with polish under my nails from working leather and blacking boots. My love affair with tending leather has kept my love, Traeonna, both looking good and highly amused.
My partner and I bring laughter to the adventure of learning by sharing our life experiences, both the successes and mistakes, and blend our skills and knowledge to present on a variety of topics

Please RSVP on our event page here!

Note our new Southfield location.

The Manor Room is located in the lower level of The Quality Inn in Southfield. This is accessible both by elevator (directly across from the check-in counter) or by stairwell (directly ahead and to the right of the check-in counter). Please be respectful of any hotel staff and patrons, and keep all conversations vanilla outside of The Manor Room. Class begins at 7:30pm and runs until 9:30pm. Please be punctual, as there will be no admittance to class after 8:00pm.

Can’t make it this week?

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