Read and Lead Through Body Language
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Greensboro Station Conference Facility, 'Curie and Drew Conference Rooms.'
1985 Greensboro Place
McLean, VA, 22102
This session is free of charge. Pre-registration is required. Bring your own (BYO) lunch, or, take advantage of the Greensboro Station's building' Cafeteria! And parking tickets from the in-ground parking lots will be validated - Just announce your attendance of the PMI luncheon meeting!
Ms. Vinita Sahajwala presents,
"Read and Lead through Body Language"
This is a must attend session if you want to:
• Manage perceptions
• Improve your relationships
• Make a great first impression
• Pivot your career and personal life
• Be recognized, respected, and validated
• Gain the trust and credibility of your peers and management
A leader listens beyond words and speaks so clearly without a word that people are compelled to follow. Learn ways to make lasting impressions, develop loyal connections, and make a difference and great impact within your work environment.
This workshop will teach you about the core elements of professional body language. Leverage this knowledge to clearly communicate to others where you are in your career and where you want to go next.
1. What makes for a great First Impression
2. Pertinent Elements of Leading through your Body Language
3. The Importance of Reading and Interpreting Signals from Others Body Language
Effective communication, in general: audience, media / message, attention vs. "noise", etc.Sociological
Managing diverse teams: effects of culture, generation, gender, etc., on management / communication needs
About the Speaker
Vinita Sahajwala has an instinct to define a person’s style based on their personality, preferences, and profession. In pursuit of this passion, in 1990, she started her company, Image Enhancement. Since then she has continued to enhance the professional image, and design custom clothes for politicians, CEO’s of banks, publicly traded companies, and professional firms, owners of international businesses, real estate agents, attorneys, etc. In the early 2000’s Vinita got her MBA, and went on to pursue a career at couple of the largest international consulting firms. Here she learned new skills such as mastering the art of communicating with board members of Fortune 500 and public sector companies, approach to skillfully partner and liaison with tech entrepreneurs and executives on large projects, and techniques in training large teams on new concepts and strategies.
In 2015, to pursue her deep passion for Image Consulting, Vinita received her image consulting certification from one of the world’s finest’ London Image Institute, and started her new company, Win Styles. Vinita now leverages 25 years of accumulated skills of consulting and training individuals and teams at all levels within small and large organizations. She also has firsthand knowledge of soft skills needed to successfully navigate a career in the corporate world, and what’s needed to pursue professional fulfillment with matching your values and goals to those of your employer.
When not working or leading activities as a board member of the DC chapter of Association of Image Consultants International (AICI), she may be hiking, visiting new cities and national parks, or travelling internationally to countries where she loves to integrate herself with the locals, learning their culture. So far she’s visited 26 states, and 30 countries.
About the Tyson's Corner Luncheons
PMIWDC holds free monthly luncheon meetings in Tyson's Corner, hosted by SAIC Corporation.
Bring your lunch, or visit the onsite cafeteria. PDU credits are be available for Project Management Professionals (PMPs).
Membership in PMI is not required, but all guests should pre-register to attend.