Advanced Communication & Influence

13 November 2015, WDHS Learning and Development Centre

Learn the art of influence and build highly effective relationships

For leaders the ability to influence others effectively in order to achieve desirable outcomes, is essential. At the same time, operating from a style of congruence to our values and beliefs is not only attractive, but imperative to building trust and credibility with others. This workshop is ideal for leaders - formal and informal - keen on learning how to effectively engage others from a place of authenticity and appreciation of different behavioural styles.

Friday, Nov. 13th, 8:30am-4pm

WDHS Learning and Development Center, 20 Foster Street, Hamilton

In this workshop you will:

  • Discover the underlying motivators that drive behavior
  • Learn how to build empathy and a servant leadership attitude for true engagement and collaboration
  • Learn simple strategies to quickly and genuinely build rapport and trust
  • Come to understand different communication and behavioural styles
  • Identify your own style and learn how to capitalise on your strengths whilst developing areas of your style that come less naturally to you
  • Discover how you are perceived by others and how this affects your ability to lead effectively
  • Learn how to identify others' styles and adapt your own style for improved communication
  • Develop a personal action plan for developing your ability to positively influence others

Receive your personal 25-page Advanced DISC profile valued at $375

Included in the registration is your own 25-page personalised Advanced DISC profile outlining:
  • Your natural communication preferences and job-specific behavioural style
  • Self-perceptions and how others may perceive you under stress
  • Hidden motivators that affect your day-to-day communication at work
  • Other behavioural styles and how to identify and communicate more effectively with each
  • Suggestions for others - managers, staff and peers - to communicate more effectively with you
  • Keys to managing yourself and others
  • Performance enhancement action plan

Who should attend

This workshop will benefit anyone keen on developing more engaged and collaborative relationships at all levels in the workplace and beyond.

Managers and front-line supervisors, in particular, will benefit from participating.

How to register

Registration for this truly transformational workshop is $750 (ex GST) which includes your own 25-page personalised Advanced DISC profile worth $375.

A limited number of seats are also available to those who have had their Advanced DISC profile done in the last 3 years, and who would like to attend the workshop only (Registration: $450 ex GST).


To register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/advanced-influence-and-persuasion-tickets-18789715545.


Registrations close on Thursday 29 October. To inquire about seat availability or late registration, please contact Therese Gerber on 5551 8542.

About the presenter

This workshop is presented by experienced executive coach and professional development professional, Darren Mitchell. With over 20 years' experience, Darren's specialties include personal development; strategic planning; coaching for advocacy and enhanced performance; situational and servant based leadership; executive coaching of senior executives, people leaders, emerging leaders and ‘high potential’ individual contributors; personal change management; and, strategic workshop facilitation and training. He has a creative and challenging approach and an articulate and thought provoking communication style, enabling clients to fully unleash their leadership potential, creating empowering and positive transformational change for them, as well as their organisation.

WDHS Learning and Development Centre

This workshop is hosted by Western District Health Service, one of Victoria's leading and innovative rural and regional health services. Our commitment to 'Excellence in Healthcare' means that we invest significantly in the development of our staff, both clinical and non-clinical. The 'tyranny of distance' makes continuing professional development expensive and time consuming for regional professionals, and by hosting these workshops, WDHS is leading the way to make high quality, relevant training available to its staff, and others in Western and South-Western Victoria, at competitive rates. Workshops are run on a not-for-profit basis and all proceeds go towards the cost of the current workshop or to subsidising other events in the series. We thank you for your support!