October 05, 2009

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By Kathryn Kopchik

LEWISBURG, Pa. — The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will offer the workshop, "You didn't just say that! avoiding communication pitfalls," Thursday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to noon in the SBDC Education Center, Room 207 of the Chamberlin Building on Fifth Street in Lewisburg.

Rhonda Campbell, founder and owner of Jarhon Communications, will lead the workshop, discussing the common pitfalls of communication, how to communicate to get what you want, how perception impacts your message, what gets in the way of listening, and why what you say isn't nearly as important as how you say it.

Campbell has more than 20 years of communication experience, having worked with individuals in state and local government, manufacturing, health care, banking, insurance and many other industries.

Registration required
The cost to attend is $35 per person. Registration is required as seating is limited. To register, call the SBDC at 570-577-1249 or toll-free at 1-866-375-6010; e-mail SBDC@bucknell.edu, or visit www.bucknell.edu/script/sbdc/register.asp. Veterans may attend free of charge.

This workshop is co-sponsored by the Greater Susquehanna Valley, Central Pennsylvania and Brush Valley Regional Chambers of Commerce; the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development; The Daily Item; The Standard-Journal; and Susquehanna Business Life magazine.

The Bucknell SBDC provides free small business consulting services to residents of Juniata, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder and Union counties. For more information, visit www.bucknell.edu/x7025.xml

Contact: DIvision of Communications

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