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Management Mastery - Communicate with Influence

9.8

(13 ratings)

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2 Weeks

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Cohort-based Course

Learn the 8 critical skills to make you a confident and compelling leader in 2 weeks. 

Hosted by

Jess Goldberg

Teaches communication skills at Columbia University & VP of AI Content, Embodied

Course overview

The Ultimate Leadership Edge

Stop second-guessing yourself. Present your ideas and opinions with unshakable confidence. Learn how to inspire your employees and captivate your boss with your words. I want you to feel powerful in every room or zoom. Whether you are delivering a presentation, leading a meeting, or having a difficult 1:1 feedback conversation, I'll give you frameworks to help you with what to say and how to say it.


Every lesson is live and is packed with opportunities to practice and refine your communication skills. You’ll learn how to take up space in the “right way.” And how to get your employees to thanking YOU when you ask them to take on another project. 


Develop the communication skills that will help you drive your team’s success and earn that next promotion or raise!


A leader with fierce kindness and steadfast confidence is within you.

Who is this course for

01

First-time managers (Congrats!)

Develop the critical skills that differentiate a follower from a leader

02

Startup founders & business owners

Build a culture that will empower your employees to create their best work

03

Experienced leaders with a new team

Quickly establish trust, improve productivity and amplify your influence

You'll learn how to ...

Give feedback that actually results in change

Discover the most costly communication mistake most managers make in giving feedback and the six-step formula to spark change.

Develop spellbinding presentations & pep talks

Understand the psychology underneath great storytelling. Learn the technique politicians like Barack Obama use to make your message stick with limited time.

Run effective 1:1s & efficient meetings

The 4 key questions that will transform your relationship with your direct reports. Plus, the simple communication checklist that will help you optimize every meeting.

Improve employee engagement and productivity

Why trying only to control your employees is a waste of time and what you need to say instead that actually increases accountability and improves trust.

Breakdown unproductive conflicts and avoid misunderstandings

The secret the best conflict negotiators know to surface issues before they become problems.

Inspire employees with a clear & compelling mission

The simple tip for converting any task or project into a hero’s mission that employees want to take on.

Manage up with grace & power

The 3-part formula to take your boss from questioning your ideas to following them.

Level up your confidence and charisma

Many people think charisma is only for extroverts, but I’ll give you two simple tools to increase your likability instantly. In the course you’ll get scripts and formulas to help you get started. And don’t worry, we’ll practice so you can sound natural when you use them.

Free resource

FREE GUIDE: 6 crucial steps to giving effective feedback

Have you ever found yourself frustrated with an employee or colleague? You wanted to tell them, but every time you tried to muster up the courage, you just couldn't get the words out. Or maybe you gave feedback, but it didn't land… or worse, it made your employee angry!


Giving feedback is hard, and that is why I created this free ebook. I want you to be confident and clear anytime you need to give feedback.


You'll learn my 6-step framework which is just one of the many frameworks from the Management Mastery: Communicate with Influence course.

Get your free ebook now

9.8

(13 ratings)

📈 Students report a 60% increase in their confidence in their communication skills after taking this course. 

        Jessica's class is a practical and enlightening exploration of effective communication. I really liked the duality of her style—rooted in theory while practicing immediate applicability.
Ross Dakin

Ross Dakin

Co-Founder at Criticality Sciences, Ex Microsoft & Bank of America
        Jess is not only an engaging and charismatic teacher, but she is also incredibly effective. Her lessons transform theoretical concepts into repeatable frameworks that can be tangibly applied to workplace challenges. As a result, students can walk away with greater clarity and confidence as they continue rising as leaders. 
Gabriella Chavarin

Gabriella Chavarin

Marketing Manager, Modern Health
        Jess is the most effective communicator I have ever met! I love all the practical exercises. They really helped me hone my skills. It’s well worth being part of the class. 
Sonia Winesett

Sonia Winesett

Supervising Producer at Warner Bros.
        This course teaches excellent communication techniques and frameworks for being an effective leader. I feel more confident now in my communication skills!
Jenny Ewen

Jenny Ewen

Director of Operations, Allied Medical Training
        After taking her course, I settled into a self-confidence that I forgot I had. What a gem of an educator and a gem of a class! Run, don’t walk to secure your spot in her next course offering!
Marcelis Campo

Marcelis Campo

Content creator
        I not only learned a lot from the course, but enjoyed it! Jessica unpacked common situations and provided actionable frameworks — with very clear instructions and examples. I highly recommend her course to anyone who is looking to boost their managerial communication skills.
Meira Bennett

Meira Bennett

Brand Marketing Manager
        Jess is helping grow a community of people who are bravely rewriting what leadership sounds, looks, and feels like - more regulated, more honest, more genuine connection, more solutions, more flexible, less need to know it all, less stressed, less over-produced.
Kiki Federico

Kiki Federico

Partnerships & Executive Production
        This class was incredibly helpful! With only 2 weeks of classes, I already have seen incredible improvement in my confidence when communicating. Thank you Jess!
Kayla Bolyai 

Kayla Bolyai 

Marketing Director at Altamarea Group
        If you're looking for a course that gives you broad strokes on how to be a good manager, this is it. It uses clear ideas, smart lists, and a simple, guiding framework to help you envision the manager that you want to be. 
Kenneth Butler

Kenneth Butler

Director of Social Media, Ziff Davis

Meet your instructor

Jess Goldberg

Jess Goldberg

VP of AI Content at Embodied, Lecturer at Columbia University

Jess Goldberg is a communication coach and connection connoisseur. As the VP of AI Content at Embodied, Jess is at the forefront of shaping the future of communication. Her expertise doesn't stop there—she's also a lecturer at Columbia University. She teaches a course for graduate students called "The Compelling Communicator." Beyond that, Jess is the CEO of Distinctly Human, where she pioneers bespoke manager training programs and tailor-made workshops that empower companies to flourish and forge genuine connections in an ever-evolving technological landscape. Her workshop for Creative Mornings, "The Art of Effective Communication," gathered over 600 participants.


Jess is also 2x Emmy award-winning producer who has led teams creating educational and news content across a wide range of media, including digital apps (Bloom & Ten Percent Happier), cable news (Al Jazeera), broadcast (ABC News), and social media (Mic). She has led teams with over 18 direct reports at fast-paced startups. Her work has been recognized by numerous awards ranging from a Fulbright Fellowship to a place on the Millennial 100 list.


For communication tips follow her on Linkedin.

Course schedule

Uplevel your skills in 2 weeks
  • Tuesday & Thursdays

    10:30-11:30am ET

    Four 1-hour-long workshops

    Oct 17: Manager Mindset

    Oct 19: Fruitful Feedback & 1:1s

    Oct 24: Spellbinding Strategy

    Oct 26: Confident Collaboration

  • No required homework

    Compact learning format for busy professionals

  • Can't make a session?

    Every session is recorded, so you can watch it on your own if you can't make the live session.


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Join an upcoming cohort

Management Mastery - Communicate with Influence

Q4 2023

$499 USD

Dates

Oct 17—28, 2023

Payment Deadline

Oct 16, 2023

Learning is better with cohorts

Learning is better with cohorts

Active learning, not passive watching

This course is built with live workshops, which make it easier to focus and stay engaged while practicing new skills

Interactive and practice-based

You’ll get the chance to try on your new communication skills, get live feedback, and work through blocks

Accountability with a cohort of peers

Join a community and network with like-minded leaders who want to learn and grow.

Course Syllabus

01

Manager Mindset

Before you speak it starts with how you think. We are going to train your brain to think like a great leader.


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Fruitful Feedback & 1:1s

Learn how to give feedback that sparks change. We'll learn how to get buy-in and how to give super specific, realistic, and kind feedback. Yes, I'll show you how honesty can be kind and powerful.

03

Spellbinding Strategy

Clarify your strategy and make it so compelling your employees are thanking you for the opportunity to work on it

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Confident Collaboration

Set the tone and structure of meetings to optimize productivity and collaboration. Learn what to say to help you navigate tricky challenges and how to stay confident and calm throughout.

Get Reimbursed by your Employer

Get Reimbursed by your Employer

Use your company's Learning & Development budget

You could get tuition reimbursement from your employer since this course teaches you crucial skills.

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We have a draft email with the benefits of the course to make it easy to ask your company for funding.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What happens if I can’t make a live session?
I work full-time, what is the expected time commitment?
Can’t I learn this for free by reading a book or on Youtube?
Do you have a money-back guarantee?
How long will I have access to the content?
I can't afford this class, and my company won't pay for it. Do you offer scholarships?
Could you do a private run of this course for my company?
A pattern of wavy dots
Join an upcoming cohort

Management Mastery - Communicate with Influence

Q4 2023

$499 USD

Dates

Oct 17—28, 2023

Payment Deadline

Oct 16, 2023

$499 USD

9.8

(13)

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2 Weeks