Speaking Engagements

Peggy Bud speaks at the 2022 Women’s Summit at Bryant University

Did you know Effective Communication isn’t an innate skill? It must be honed and practiced. Peggy uses her knowledge of neuroscience to create customized talks, webinars and group training sessions.

Peggy Bud and others spoke at a business conference on June 7, 2019 at the New York Public Library.

Speaking Topics

Communication: Bridging the Gender Divide and Generational Divide

We all communicate differently. Each generation has its preferences. Gender differences are linked to socialization and neuroscience. Understanding differences is the most effective way to build equality and decrease bias. It will reduce misunderstandings and ensure everyone feels valued and heard.

Workplace Conflict: The Power of Communication

Workplace conflict is linked to communication breakdowns. Did you know conflicts cost companies millions of dollars? Breakdowns create stress, impact relationships, and reduce productivity.

Speaking Skillfully: Attributes of Effective Communication

Did you know only 7% of a message is your words? To ensure your message is remembered; your words, vocal and non-verbal communication must all be in sync. It’s also critical to learn active and reflective listening strategies to build and sustain relationships with colleagues and clients.

Conscious Versus Unconscious Bias: It’s Impact in the Workplace

What drives your actions and decisions? Diversity is a part of the workplace. Are your actions and decisions based on evidence, bias, or unconscious bias? Let’s start a conversation.

The Dos and Don’ts of Video Conferencing

Are you effectively communicating on-line? Working remotely and video-conferencing is changing how we do business. Learn strategies to ensure your video call is understood and remembered.

“What a great workshop! I learned so much, especially about how to be a more effective listener. I tended to ‘jump to conclusions’ and not really listen to what others were saying. Improving my listening skills is something I’m going to work to improve now that I have learned some strategies.”

Workshop Participant, Visiting Nurse Services (Westchester)

Peggy teaches Effective Communication strategies and techniques by using her knowledge of neuroscience. She provides customized coaching and training; enhancing written and oral communication and developing listening skills. Clients come from a variety of industries (medical, legal, financial, insurance, engineering, and education). She has spoken at National Conferences, Women’s Summits, Rotary Clubs and Libraries. She has a BS from Indiana University and a MS and 6th Year from Southern Connecticut State University. She is a licensed Speech/Language Pathologist and School Administrator with 25+ years’ experience in public education.