Betty Parker, Principal Consultant, Sharper Development Solutions really knows how to use emails for effective staff and constituent communications. Betty has successfully worked with clients in the nonprofit and government entities to help them identify and resolve their communication challenges. Though email is an effective communication tool, if used improperly, it results in ineffective communication. Betty will share the pros and cons of email communication and help you avoid sending emails that you regret. A few questions that will be addressed include: Does this require an email, phone call, or face-to-face? How long is too long for an email? What happens when emails get in the way of doing my job. Join us to learn the ABC's of email communication: accuracy, brevity and clarity.
About Betty Parker
Betty Parker is a professional speaker, author, and trainer. She provides engaging presentations and training to corporations and individuals who have a desire to grow professionally and personally. Betty began her career as a trainer in 1998 in the biotech industry and has since started her own training company, Sharper Development Solutions, Inc., in 2006. With nearly 30 years’ experience in communication, Betty was a winner in the 2013 Small Business Accelerator Program Count Me In, sponsored by Sam’s Club for the development of high potential women-owned businesses in the U.S.
Betty has educated thousands of leaders and staff across the country in a variety of performance areas. As a leadership consultant, she specializes in the following topics: communications, teamwork, diversity, conflict management, employee engagement, coaching and mentoring, customer service, and more. Betty is a graduate of Louisiana State University where she obtained a degree in broadcast journalism. She is also a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) through the Association for Talent Development and a certified professional coach.
Currently, Betty is working on her next books: Defeating Goliath: A Lesson in Problem Solving and What You Don’t Say Matters.