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Location: VSB Education Centre. Why is communication so hard? There is a saying that you can't see yourself when you are standing in the frame. Often we are unable to see what our style of communication is like and where we have inherited it from. Together in this course we will explore where our communication styles originated and the effects of certain styles on ourselves and others.

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50786 1 eve Tu Jan 10, 2017 1830-2130 Gwen Gnazdowsky $56 Main Campus

Location: VSB Education Centre. There are 5 skills in this course that will be explored and practiced together to generate Communication that Works! These skills will help others feel heard and will help you get your ideas across effectively.

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50792 1 eve Tu Jan 17, 2017 1830-2130 Gwen Gnazdowsky $56 Main Campus

Location: VSB Education Centre. In this course, we will discuss and practice the greatest assertiveness tool that works in all situations whether it be at home, work or in the community. Applying this skill helps to avoid passive, aggressive or passive-aggressive behaviours in yourself and others. Learn how to be assertive without having others fear you, prevent others from stopping you from reaching your goals and how to say "no" when your plate is already full.

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50791 1 eve Tu Jan 24, 2017 1830-2130 Gwen Gnazdowsky $56 Main Campus

Location: VSB Education Centre. We will learn and practice a model that helps resolve conflict and allows everyone to resume normal activity. This course is also a great tool to teach to your children or others in the workplace.

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50790 1 eve Tu Feb 07, 2017 1830-2130 Gwen Gnazdowsky $56 Main Campus

Location: VSB Education Centre. Have you ever been triggered to the point of losing your cognitive ability to think things through? Or dealt with others who 'just lost it'? In this course you will learn to understand the science behind this and learn ways to prevent such things from happening and learn to cope at the time to get through such moments.

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50789 1 eve Tu Feb 14, 2017 1830-2130 Gwen Gnazdowsky $56 Main Campus

Location: VSB Education Centre. What makes some people so difficult to deal with and what can we do to create more effective relations with these people if we need to deal with them on a regular basis? What do we do about those "toxic" people in the workplace or at home? The ones that are always negative and pessimistic, or seem out to get you for no apparent reason? You may simply want to steer clear of these people, but reality is you have to be with them sometimes. In this course, we will explore how to confront difficult people and restore harmony. Learn how to agree while you disagree and how to make allowances & not rush to judgment.

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50788 1 eve Tu Feb 21, 2017 1830-2130 Gwen Gnazdowsky $56 Main Campus

Location: VSB Education Centre. Suitable for all levels. We will explore 8 Aspects to Building a Powerful Presentation: Presence, Projection, Playfulness, Credibility, Stories, Content, Contribution and Call to Action. We will include crafting your introduction, handling questions and bringing polish to all of your presentations. Participants will walk away with more clarity about what their important messages are and will gain confidence in the practice and discovery of their TED talk as it unfolds. Please visit www.oneconversation.com or to connect with the instructor if you have any questions. Maximum 16 students.

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50787 1 eve We Jan 11, 2017 1830-2130 Gwen Gnazdowsky $168 Main Campus

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Are you a financially independent woman who wants to learn how to plan and prepare for retirement? This course covers: the challenges facing the growing number of women who will be retiring in the next 15 years and how to overcome them so you don't have to worry about running out of money; what to expect from the Government pensions and what to know about the recent rule changes to get the most of your Canada Pension Plan; how to structure your portfolio in retirement so you can pull money from your portfolio and not worry about the next market crash; how to account for your increased life expectancy and how to finance future Long Term Care needs; top 6 mistakes that people make approaching retirement and how to avoid them.

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50249 1 eve We Apr 05, 2017 1830-2130 Michael Preto $59 Main Campus

Are you 48+ and don't yet have a solid retirement plan in place? You will learn the framework to determine how much money you need to avoid having to make drastic lifestyle changes, what to expect from government pensions, how to income split with your spouse to maximize tax savings, and how to structure your portfolio for retirement to be able to pull money from the portfolio to survive the next market crash. Learn the top mistakes that people make in preparing for retirement and how to avoid them, and the success factors that will prepare you emotionally and psychologically for your biggest life transition.

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50250 1 eve We Apr 12, 2017 1830-2130 Michael Preto $59 Main Campus