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IMC SoCal - Orange County Chapter Breakfast, September 2013
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Beyond Words: Building Your Consulting Credibility Through Nonverbal Communication

When: Thursday, September 12, 2013
7:00-9:00 AM
Where: Mimi's Cafe
4030 Barranca Parkway
Irvine, California  92604
United States
Contact: Greg Lunde

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IMC Orange County
Don't miss our September 12, 2013
Orange County Breakfast!
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Mimi's Café, Irvine, 7:00 to 9:00 a.m.


Good Location, New Expanded Menu, Easy Parking: Mimi's Café in Irvine!
Mimi's Café is located at 4030 Barranca Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92604, at the southwest corner of Culver & Barranca, 1-1/2 miles north on Culver from I-405.
Driving north on Culver, turn right on Barranca, then into Mimi's free parking lot. You will love our private meeting room with big windows.

$10 for IMC members, $20 for non-members. This includes any choice from the expanded IMC hot breakfast menu, tax and tip included.

Via email to
Greg Lunde,


All are welcome to our events, not just IMC members. We strive to provide practical practice building skills for self-employed consultants in all specialties, and to foster networking in a supportive environment.


About IMC Orange County

IMC OC is the Orange County Chapter of the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC USA), the national accrediting organization for management consultants. In addition to providing a wide range of benefits to management consultants, IMC awards the prestigious CMC (Certified Management Consultant) certification mark.

Building Your Consulting Credibility
Through Nonverbal Communication

With Dr. Jan Palmer and Dr. Neal Larsen Palmer

Over 90% of your communication is nonverbal (positive or negative). What messages are YOU sending?

What makes some consultants able to get their ideas enthusiastically accepted, while others are bypassed? Why are some consultants more believable than others? How do smart leaders in finance and technology gain people’s confidence? The answer is by harnessing the power of nonverbal communication! People in your business and professional life are far more influenced -- positively or negatively -- by how you communicate nonverbally rather than by the words you say.

Join us on September 12, as Drs Janet Larsen Palmer and Neal Larsen Palmer, principals of the Communication Excellence Institute and nationally known experts on nonverbal communication, share practical techniques you can use to stand, gesture, and reach out to others nonverbally for greater impact and persuasiveness.

All are welcome, not just IMC members. This will not only be a great learning experience, but also an opportunity for you to network with your fellow consultants and other self-employed professionals in the Greater Orange County area. You’ll be excited to try out everything you learn in this highly interactive presentation..

About Dr. Jan Palmer and Dr. Neal Larsen Palmer 

Dr. Janet Larsen Palmer, President of Communication Excellence Institute, has over 30 years of experience as a Professor of Communication (specializing in performance, theatre, and persuasion), as a Fortune 500 corporate manager, and as a university administrator. Author of three books and many articles, she has consulted on communication with executives, universities, healthcare organizations, and corporations in the US and Europe. She has extensive experience working with attorneys to prepare their clients for testimony, since body language impacts witness credibility. She has won over 25 national and regional awards. She holds BS, MA and PhD degrees from the School of Communication at Northwestern University.

Dr. Neal Larsen Palmer, Executive Vice President of Communication Excellence Institute, was formerly the top Dale Carnegie instructor in Southern California and has taught communication at the NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory and at the University of Redlands. He has served with Dr. Jan Palmer on the faculties of the Executive Leadership and Management Institute at Stanford and the Executive Doctorate Program at the University of Pennsylvania. A linguist and project manager in Eastern European research at the Library of Congress, he has worked with the intelligence community in Washington D.C. He speaks twelve languages and now serves with Dr. Janet Palmer as a body language specialist. He holds a BS from Georgetown University, an MA from UC Berkeley, and a PhD from the University of Michigan.



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