Communicate like an Olympic athlete

IABC Calgary's November Luncheon features Garth Rowan, communications consultant to Olympians; event takes place November 20, 2012

CALGARY, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Why is your work better on some days than on others? The good news is that you just need to ask the right people — Olympic athletes.

When he's not working with some of the largest corporations in North America, Garth Rowan has coached many of our Olympians in communications skills for the past decade. He's observed how Olympians think differently and how we can apply their secrets to our work and life.

In this session, you will discover how you can use Olympic techniques to:

  • apply the thinking of top performers to communications
  • think and process information at a higher level
  • eliminate "bad" days
  • learn how you can change people

Date: November 20, 2012
Location: Marriott Hotel, 110 9th Avenue SE
Time: 11:30 am networking, 12-1 pm presentation.
Lunch included in registration

IABC member: $35
Non-member: $45
Student IABC member: $25
Student non-member: $35

Presenter: Garth Rowan

Garth Rowan has two decades of experience as a communications consultant, reporter, strategist, and lawyer. As senior partner of Allaire Rowan Inc., he is a specialist in communications skills coaching, working with many of Canada's Olympic and Paralympic teams as well as some of the largest corporations in the country, as well as the United Way and The Homeless Foundation.

He has ten years business and international news reporting experience, including assignments for the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation, the BBC, CBC and secondments to CNN International in Europe and Atlanta.

He holds a B.A. in Politics, Philosophy and Constitutional Law from the University of Ulster and qualified as a lawyer from the Institute of Professional Legal Studies, Queen's University, Belfast.


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