1. Patricia Wellenbach, Please Touch Museum: Persistence and Leadership Skills Dr. Laura Sicola 39:42

Teaching children to be persistent begin with retraining adult behaviors. Patricia Wellenbach shares how the Please Touch Museum is giving children space to try and fail while teaching parents patience and perseverance. Listen in as Laura and Patricia discuss connecting with children and adults through learning, leading by getting out of your team’s way, and understanding the interests of your audience. Patricia also discusses how to take messages and reframe them for deeper understanding, as well as the key traits she looks for in new leadership.

Patricia D. Wellenbach is President and CEO of Please Touch Museum and the first female Board Chair of Thomas Jefferson University. Throughout her career, Trish has led complex health care, education, and non-profit organizations through transformational change. Her commitment to growth and long-term sustainability is recognized across the Philadelphia region.


You can connect with Patricia via the museum website: https://www.pleasetouchmuseum.org/



To learn more about Dr. Laura Sicola and how mastering influence can impact your success go to https://www.speakingtoinfluence.com/quickstart and download the quick start guide for mastering the three C’s of influence.


You can connect with Laura in the following ways:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drlaurasicola

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Laura Sicola Leadership Communication & Influence Expert, Speaker, Author, Podcaster

Dr. Laura Sicola is a leadership communication and influence expert, speaker, author of Speaking to Influence: Mastering Your Leadership Voice, and host of the podcast, Speaking to Influence: Communication Secrets of the C-Suite. Her mission is to transform executives into confident, inspiring leaders whether live or virtually in order to get the results they want and turn their vision into their legacy. As the founder of Vocal Impact Productions, she has trained and coached executives at Comcast, IBM, the US Department of Commerce and Women Against Abuse along with politicians, business owners and non-profit leaders from around the world.

Laura’s TEDx talk, “Want to Sound Like a Leader? Start by Saying Your Name Right,” has nearly 7 million views, and she has been featured on programs such as Fox & Friends First, NBC10 @Issue and PHL 17. She has also spoken to thousands at conferences such as the Professional BusinessWomen of California Conference and the PA Conference for Women.

Laura received her PhD in educational linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania, where she also taught from 2001-2013.