Author Of Leadership Communication Book Series To Host Spring Cleaning-Polish Your Communication Skills Seminars In May

Friday, April 19, 2013
Vincent Phipps
Vincent Phipps

Vincent Phipps, author of Leadership Communication book series titled “Talk Tips” and professor of communication at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is hosting a series of seminars this spring and summer to help business managers and groups boost their job performance and communication skills.      

“Good listening skills and customer service can mean the difference between gaining repeat customers or losing them to a competitor. These spring cleaning seminars will help employees amplify those skills and learn new ways of communicating in a business setting,” said Mr. Phipps, Communication VIP founder and CEO.

Mr. Phipps speaks to national organizations on leadership communication topics and has conducted training sessions for executives of Fortune 500 companies. 

The interactive seminars offered are: Public Speaking, Listening & Customer Service and are scheduled as follows: May 29, June 26, July 31, Aug 28 and September 25. The sessions will be held from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-5 p.m. at the Business Development Center at 100 Cherokee Blvd. in Chattanooga.

Mr. Phipps has served as a leadership coach for nearly 20 years and is a certified Myers-Briggs motivational speaker, trainer, professor and author. He is a member of the National Speakers Association. 

For more information or to register for the seminars visit www.communicationvip.com and select Seminars or call 423 485-3465.

 

 

Vincent Phipps
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