FREE Communication Training…..The Power of Connections: A 4-Part Workshop Series on Effective Communication is designed to empower individuals at all career levels with essential communication skills vital for personal and professional success. This comprehensive program, totaling 8 hours, delves into crucial communication techniques, styles, and strategies aimed at enhancing credibility and influence.

Dates: Monday’s – June 3, 7, 10, 24, 2024

Time: 2 PM- 4PM

Where: Pitkin County Library in Aspen

This course supports individuals who seek to cultivate more effective communication skills, clearer messaging, and better align intention and impact. By incorporating better communication strategies, participants will not only enhance their ability to convey their needs and desires clearly but also foster a sense of belonging within their teams and organizations. Through this training, you will identify your needs and desires, practice stating them clearly, and recognize ineffective aspects of your personal communication that may be deterring you from successful interactions or hinder your impact. By identifying your goals for communication and implementing strategies that promote inclusivity and belonging, you will develop an approach that is assertive, clear, and direct, ultimately contributing to a culture where all individuals feel valued and included.


  • Assessing current communication patterns
  • Choosing effective responses through strengths and motivators
  • Increasing awareness of unconscious biases
  • Practicing active listening and empathy
  • Navigating difficult topics with confidence
  • Resolving conflicts responsibly
  • Exploring strategies for conflict resolution
  • Approaching interpersonal situations assertively
  • Recognizing and rectifying ineffective communication
  • Crafting a personalized development plan

These workshops are being offered through the generous support from the USDA to ensure a vital and effective workforce in our areas. We know that increasing these types of skills result in increased quality of health, well-being, and life.

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Thank you for your interest in the RFL Workforce Development course on Effective Communication. 

By completing this form, you are expressing your interest in attending. Please note submitting this form does not guarantee admission. Due to limited seating and to ensure that every seat is filled, attendees will be selected based on eligibility and requirements.

Eligibility Requirements: Seating is limited to 20 attendees. To ensure an impactful and engaging event tailored to our local community, attendance at this forum is limited to individuals who are self-employed within Basalt, Snowmass, or Aspen or employed within Basalt, Snowmass, or Aspen.

Please ensure that you can commit to attending three of the four sessions.
 If you are not 100% sure you can attend, we kindly ask that you allow someone else to have a seat. These  sessions will be held on June 3, 10, 17, and 24 at the Pitkin County Library in Aspen
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After we receive your form expressing interest, we will be back in touch with you no later than May 20, 2024 to let you know if this event has an available spot for you in the program. 

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