Communication Skills for College Students

This will be a fun and informative workshop! Healthy communication is critical and essential skills are rarely taught to college students. Help your son or daughter get a leg up by leveraging insights from their own 20-page custom Everything DiSC profile.

Students will reflect upon their own personality styles and preferences, then learn to empathize with others who have different styles. Our Interaction Guide helps students recognize the personality style of people they meet to better understand how to communicate more effectively and persuasively.

Class size is limited to 12 students. Tickets can be purchase via Eventbrite.

About the Facilitator, Tony Vengrove:

Tony Vengrove is a marketing and innovation veteran with over 25 years experience leading innovation and change. His firm, Miles Finch Innovation, is located in downtown New Milford and serves its market by providing innovation and marketing consulting services to clients up and down the east coast. In addition, the firm trains organizations and individuals on the principles of Creative Leadership, utilizing its proprietary Idea Climate Equation® and Seven C’s of Creative Leadership frameworks. Tony’s client experience ranges from the startup to the Fortune 500 including: Pepperidge Farm, General Mills, Permatex, Revolv, iHire, ClearFarma, Planet Fuel, Litchfield Distillery, and more.

Tony recently launched Makery Coworking located on Bank Street in New Milford. The innovative space invites Litchfield County’s freelance and solopreneur residents to form a creative community that can instigate creative change in the region.

He is a sought-after advisor among Connecticut nonprofits and serves on the Board of Directors for ASAP! in Washington, CT. He also serves as a Mentor for Westport’s The Refinery, a business accelerator that helps women-owned startups in CT accelerate growth of early stage ventures. He serves on the Management Department Advisory Board for the Ancell School of Business at Western Connecticut State University. He is co-author of, Energize Your Leadership and writes a regular “Food Entrepreneurs” column for Edible Nutmeg.

He began his career working at New York City global ad agencies Grey Advertising and Saatchi & Saatchi. He left the agency business for a marketing and innovation career with Boehringer Ingelheim, UST, Inc and eventually Altria, where he served as the Director of Innovation tasked with innovating less harmful nicotine delivery systems. He earned his Economics Degree from the University of Rochester and is set to complete a Masters Degree in Leading Innovation and Change from York St. John University in 2017.

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