5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Playing and Negotiating to Our Strengths is designed to help Fletcher students:
• Investigate gender research, leadership studies and lived experiences for both pros and cons of leaning on feminine qualities of a leader.
• Practice transformational leadership skills such as eliciting respect and pride, communicating effectively and problem solving in flexible, creative ways
• Gain confidence and skill by learning the vocabulary and strategies of collaborative, interest-based negotiation that are applicable to work and life situations.
This hands-on workshop will focus on communication strategies of mutual benefit negotiation and influence-building tactics nested in the gender culture in which women negotiate. From there, we will learn about women’s natural strengths—self-awareness, empathy, collaboration and flexibility—while also incorporating competitive tactics in a way that strengthens relationships and avoids gender conflicts.