Management and sales training specialist offers workshop

Linda Pogue

Linda Pogue, a professional management development and sales training specialist, will lead a workshop at Bates titled “Presenting Well” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, in Pettengill Hall, Keck Classroom (G52).

Sponsored by the Office of Career Services at Bates, this workshop is open to the public free of charge. Space is limited to the first 100 reservations, which can be made by calling 207-786-6232.Formerly a marketing and promotion director at Harper’s Bazaar and W magazines, Pogue has more than 15 years’ staff experience in sales and marketing. An independent sales training specialist since 1989, she has provided workshops, individual coaching and lectures on interpersonal and communication skills for corporate clients including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Yahoo and Time Warner.

In her Bates workshop, Pogue will offer strategies for effective communication and presentation, and for facilitating relationships and advancing productivity in a professional setting. The workshop will demonstrate how to be comfortable in stressful professional situations such as interviews and corporate social events.

The workshop will be highly interactive and provide behaviors, systems and strategies that can be observed, adapted and duplicated.

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