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FGCU Florida Institute of Government Presents "How to Disagree Without Anger" Workshop

WHO FGCU Florida Institute of Government, for managers, supervisors and employees from both the private and public sectors

WHAT "How to Disagree Without Anger" half-day workshop from the Florida Institute of Government's Communication Series: "How to Talk So People Will Listen," "How to Disagree Without Anger," and "Don't Worry - Be Happy." This workshop provides useful strategies for sharing an opposing view in a conversation without ending up with anger, hostility or conflict to get the results you want. Ava Fluty is instructor for the workshop.

WHEN 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Thursday, March 8

WHERE Temple Beth Shalom, 702 S.E. 24th Ave., Cape Coral

WHY To learn how to:

become solution-focused

distinguish between difference of opinion and conflict

diffuse potentially tense situations while remaining calm

engage others in problem-solving conversations

understand your own "hot buttons" in advance

COST $49; includes lunch - childcare available at no charge

CONTACT Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or

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