MEGA SESSION: Top 10 Persuasive Communication Strategies: Making Your Message Heard and Unforgettable

2014 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: Discover how to revamp your communication process by learning the top 10 methods of creating messages that are better understood and accepted.

Communication is the key to successfully adopting change, driving new strategies and initiatives, and maintaining the support and good will of employees and managers. Developing skillful communication with messaging that is not only understood but also persuasive can be very difficult and is more of an art than a science. This session outlines the most effective methods of crafting persuasive communications that establish better acceptance and greater understanding. Communication must be clear and comprehensive but the art of effective communication is creating messages that are unforgettable. 

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:15am

David Rittof


Mr. Rittof is the President and CEO of Modern Management, Inc. and an employee relations consultant His proactive approach to employee relations has roots in a broad spectrum of activities including organizational re-design studies, employee opinion surveys, communication audits, and labor relations seminars. As President/CEO, he leads a team of dedicated professionals in helping executives, managers, and supervisors face the challenges of the future.

A graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Mr. Rittof holds a B.A. and M.A. in Organizational Communication. He has taught at the university level and is co-author of Quality Circles, a textbook utilized by several universities and businesses. Since joining the firm over 33 years ago, he has consulted in virtually all aspects of employee relations. His experience encompasses healthcare, manufacturing, gaming, hospitality, banking, services, insurance, and government.

A few of Mr. Rittof’s many accomplishments include successfully assisting numerous organizations in maintaining non-union status; providing preventive management training programs regarding the union campaign process; developing identification and action planning processes for responding to employee morale issues; and implementing communication plans for organizations in transition. He has also provided coaching and guidance for executives wishing to improve their public speaking skills and frequently facilitated executive retreats for strategic planning and team building.

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HR Credit
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Mega Session
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