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The Art of Conversation: A Relationship Approach to Networking

Total Credits: 2.2 including 2.2 Personal Development

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Industry |  Human Resources |  Personal Development |  Professional Development
Michelle Tillis Lederman
Course Levels:
2.2 Hours
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In the fast moving world where everyone is communicating through email, text and instant messaging we have forgotten the power of face-to-face conversation. Communication and connection is the foundation for building a thriving network and business.

During this talk, The Connector’s Advantage author, Michelle Tillis Lederman will inspire you to leverage the power of personal connection in the digital age while still incorporating the efficiency of virtual communication.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Move from first conversation to lasting connection
  • Learn what to do before the first conversation ends
  • Leverage technology and social media in simple ways to increase familiarity
  • Discover specific ways to increase your value to your network

Major Subjects
  • Networking
  • Relationship Management

Course Materials


Michelle Tillis Lederman's Profile

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Connection Creator Michelle Tillis Lederman, is an expert on workplace communications and relationships. Michelle’s mission is to help people work better together and advance their individual impact. Named by Forbes as one of the Top 25 Networking Experts, Michelle is a speaker, trainer, coach, and author of four books including The Connectors Advantage and the internationally recognized, The 11 Laws of Likability.

An executive coach, people expert, and CEO of Executive Essentials, Michelle inspires organizations and individuals to build real relationships and get real results. Having worked with fortune 500, non-profit, university and government clients she’s identified the common struggle… it’s people challenges. When asked by her young son what she does, she simply replied, “I help people work better together.” This purpose has driven her work with clients large and small including JPMorgan, J&J, Deutsche Bank, Michigan State University, MetLife, Sony, Ernst & Young, the Department of Environmental Protection, and Madison Square Garden.

Highly sought after for her energetic, engaging, and authentic presentations, Michelle has appeared on stages around the globe. She holds a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speaker’s Association, placing her within the top 3% of speakers. Her deep expertise has led her to be a regular media contributor, appearing on CBS, NBC, Fox, NPR, CNBC, the NY Times, the Wall Street Journal, Working Mother, US News & World Report, MSNBC, Forbes and USA Today among many others.

Michelle spent a decade in finance with positions in audit, M&A, financial consulting, VC, and hedge fund investing. Passionate about education, Michelle served as a Communications Professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business, on the faculty of the American Management Association, Lehigh Executive Education, and Rutgers Executive Education.

She received her BS from Lehigh University, her MBA from Columbia Business School, holds the PCC designation from the International Coaching Federation, and is certified in Marshall Goldsmith’s Stakeholder Centered Coaching method. Executive Essentials is a certified Women Business Enterprise.

Michelle lives in New Jersey with her husband, two sons, and two rescued dogs.


Sat, Jun 10, 2023 - 12:00pm to 02:02pm EDT
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Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Course Developer Executive Essentials LLC
Designed For All
Yellow Book No
Original Recording Date 10/21
Date Added to Catalog 10/7/21

Additional Information

Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
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Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 14


Bonnie Hutti B - Dallas, Texas


Conner A

"Very good presentation and exercises."

Kathy D - Portland, Michigan

"You've given me the push I needed. Thank you!"