Communication that Inspires and Drives Results

Who it’s for

First-time through upper-level managers; participants will be in learning groups of peers with similar experience levels

Why this course

Logo: The Leadership Green Room, offering professional development, leadership development and soft skills training, is presented by Republic Bank Foundation

A well-told story captures attention, stirs emotion, and inspires action. What if business communication could do this for your leaders, employees, and stakeholders?

This course will boost your confidence and communications know-how to motivate people toward a vision and make meaningful change. Research shows that it is critical for managers to have strong communication skills to successfully guide their teams, manage up, engage clients, and drive overall productivity.

Throughout history, the greatest leaders have been excellent communicators with the ability to motivate others to work toward a common goal. Whether you need someone to support your organization, invest in your idea, or get excited about following your lead, refining your communication and storytelling skills is directly linked to driving results and engagement.

Learning Outcomes

  • Lead meetings that create real value
  • Identify stakeholders for your messages and understand their needs
  • Craft and deliver compelling narratives
  • Inspire others to follow your lead through powerful communication
  • Connect with diverse audiences through empathy
  • Refine your tone, style, and presence to better engage your audience


November 11-12, 2019 | 2 full days ($900)

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Leadership Louisville Center members receive $100 off – contact us for the discount code.
Become a Green Room package holder and receive discounts of up to 20%.


Continuing Education Units (CEU)

The HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) has pre-approved this workshop for re-certification credit hours, with the exact number of hours TBA. This program is also valid for PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

Learn more about Continuing Education Units for Leadership Green Room courses

Lisa ZangariLisa Zangari is the Director of Learning at the Leadership Louisville Center where she heads the strategy and design of the Center’s professional development and executive education offerings (Leadership Green Room & Executive Green Room).

Prior to joining the Center, Lisa worked at a management consultancy in New York City, where she partnered closely with organizations to develop new products, launch new ventures and nurture more innovative corporate cultures. She’s led numerous leadership programs for companies like AARP, Abbott Pharmaceuticals, Citibank, Disney, Hasbro, Pfizer, The Hershey Company, and more. In addition to leading a team in North America, this invigorating work gave Lisa the opportunity to travel to Africa, Asia, South America, and Europe.

Lisa is on the board of New Roots, a local food-access nonprofit, and the Kentucky Center for the Arts Foundation Board. She also serves on the Girl Scouts Advisory Council and was recognized as one of Business First’s “20 People to Know in Career Development” in 2017.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and earned her M.B.A. from Texas A&M University.

Jo Lloyd-Triplett is the Program Manager at The Leadership Louisville Center where she manages the Ignite, Focus and Encore Louisville programs along with spearheading the Center’s nonprofit connections.

Prior to joining the Center, Jo worked as the Development Manager at Wellspring and the Executive Director at Sister Cities of Louisville where she was instrumental in establishing Louisville’s 9th Sister City.

British born and educated, she holds a BA in languages and economics from the University of Sheffield. the USA has been home since 2004 and is the 3rd country Jo has lived in.

Contact us

Need more information? Contact Lisa Zangari, or call (502) 561-0458.