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Peggy Bud, Founder

Communication is the core of who I am and what I do.

Peggy Bud, Founder of Speaking Skillfully, has a Bachelor of Science from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and a Master of Science and a 6th year Certificate in Educational Leadership from Southern Connecticut State University. She is a licensed Speech/Language Pathologist and School Administrator. After spending over 25+ years in public education, she founded Speaking Skillfully. She uses her knowledge of how people learn and process information when coaching and training individuals and groups. She teaches Effective Communication strategies and techniques. Her clients come from a variety of businesses including medical, legal, financial, insurance, engineering, and education. When coaching, she hones her clients written and oral communication skills, develops their listening skills and helps them create clear, concise resumes and memorable elevator pitches. Peggy also provides consultation services to families of children with special needs, helping them effectively communicate with their school districts.

Effective Communication is a powerful tool and directly impacts the bottom line. Ineffective Communication can be a business or individual’s biggest downfall. Peggy provides customized group training on topics such as: Communication Differences Linked to Gender, Managing Workplace Conflict: The Power of Effective Communication, The Art of Listening, and Effective Communication and the Other 93%.

 In addition to blogging, she has written policies and procedures, educational materials, and children’s books and stories. Her motto is “It’s more than what you say; it’s how you say it.”  She can be reached at Peggy@PeggyBud.com or on LinkedIn or Facebook.