She Leads Workshop online: Tips and tricks for navigating difficult conversations with Vanessa Vanderhoek

Are you ready to progress to the next stage of your career but don’t know where to begin? Do you lack the confidence to steer difficult conversations, or find it challenging to voice your intentions when negotiating 

On Tuesday 22 September, join Vanessa Vanderhoek as she presents our virtual, She Leads workshop on tips and tricks for navigating difficult conversations. For years, Vanessa has built a well-deserved reputation for supporting hundreds of women in their leadership journey.

Through training and individual coaching, she supports women, in all stages of their career, to build confidence and presence. She has a personal experience in executive roles and managing geographically dispersed teams, witnessing firsthand the importance of recognising, owning and valuing your personal ‘leadership style’.

At the end of this engaging workshop you will have learnt how to:

  • plan and manage difficult conversations – up, down and across your workplace
  • communicate confidently and effectively during a difficult conversation
  • deal with emotions using active listening and questioning skills

Vanessa’s compassionate, encouraging and enthusiastic, yet downright honest and flexible approach will ensure that you get a competitive edge and learn how to lead with emotional intelligence.

Vanessa is the founder of Flexible Working Daythe CEO of The FlexAgility Group and Career Inside Track. She loves travelling and studying a passion of hers, functional nutrition. Vanessa holds a Bachelor of Commerce, is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA), is a highly experienced management consultant and a qualified (and engaging!) trainer and coach.


Date: 22 September 2020
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Location: Online
Presenter: Vanessa Vanderhoek

Registrations close Monday 21 September. If you have questions or would like further information, reach out to our friendly team at


YWCA Canberra members: $25
Non-members: $30

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