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The Power of Effective Communication

Building Climates of Courage and Curiosity

Unlock the secret for transforming confrontations into conversations where people feel heard, valued, and respected. Dr. Debra Dupree, a renowned expert in leadership development, positive psychology, and the neuroscience behind human behavior, provides attendees with simple tools and techniques to enhance their communication skills and confidently navigate challenging interactions.

Executive Summary

Genuine connection is often overshadowed by miscommunication and tension. That’s why it’s crucial for organizations to create environments where individuals can truly be heard AND feel heard. Join Dr. Debra Dupree, a sought-after speaker and authority on building effective communication strategies, as she shares her expertise in transforming confrontations into conversations that foster inclusion, understanding and connection.

Dr. Debra draws from both her professional and personal experience with unresolved conflicts within her family-owned business. Through the lens of brain science and emotional reactions, she uncovers the underlying factors that disrupt productive communication. Attendees gain a deeper understanding of the barriers to meaningful conversations and learn to replace them with curiosity and courage.

This engaging keynote presentation is tailored for leaders, professionals, and organizations seeking to create climates of courage and curiosity. Dr. Debra equips attendees with practical tools and techniques to navigate tough conversations, assert their voice, and resolve conflicts with empathy and respect. Through her expertise in leadership development, positive psychology, and neuroscience, she empowers individuals to show up as their best selves and make future-forward choices.

Learning Points/Objectives

  1. Understand the neuroscience behind communication breakdowns and emotional reactions.
  2. Identify common barriers to effective communication and learn strategies to overcome them.
  3. Cultivate curiosity and courage for inclusive environments and essential mindset shifts for productive conversations.

Attendee Take-Aways

  1. Enhanced communication skills to navigate challenging conversations with confidence.
  2. Increased understanding of the neuroscience behind conflicts and emotional reactions.
  3. Empowerment to resolve differences and build meaningful connections through effective communication.

Style for Attendee Engagement

Dr. Debra employs an interactive and engaging speaking style that encourages participant involvement. Through thought-provoking questions, real-life examples, and interactive exercises, attendees will actively explore and apply the concepts discussed. This interactive approach ensures a dynamic and memorable learning experience for all participants.

With over 30 years’ experience in workplace mediation and corporate training, she’s gained key insights about what makes workplace climates successful and inclusive, where employees show up with confidence in speaking up courageously and with curiosity. She uncovers what works and what doesn’t, with tips and techniques on how to redirect the current culture into the desired future culture. Attendees praise her unique approach, eloquent delivery, and the practical takeaways she provides.

Notably, her presentation at the Southeast Organizational & Leadership Summit on WORK CLIMATE STUDIES was hailed for its polished and professional delivery. Attendees expressed their desire for her return, emphasizing her outstanding knowledge, engaging presentation style, and positive impact on workplace practices.

With a track record of leaving a lasting impression, Dr. Debra Dupree stands as a trusted resource, known for her exceptional ability to address workplace conflicts effectively and bring about positive change.

Dr. Debra Dupree

Dr. Debra's wealth of wisdom is so invaluable! I highly recommend her to any team or organization that is looking for conflict coaching support or training on emotional intelligence.

"Thank you! You were amazing! Your visuals were great and you had everything so well organized. Your speech was lively and interesting! It was clear why you're in demand worldwide . It's really important to be able to resolve conflict and you share your passion brilliantly! We were very impressed!"

Learn How Others Have Been Inspired!

Ty Bourdony

Primary Mediation Trainer Director
Mediation Center of Central Florida


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