Conference Workshop Presenters

“The Art of Asking Questions” by Melody Byrd & Debra Blackmon-Parrish

In this workshop, they will share strategies on asking questions, problem-solving, building confidence and getting results. People who attend their workshop will learn that: “A major stimulant to creative thinking is focused questions.” (–Brian Tracy)

Come join them and learn how progressive question and asking skills can make a difference in your personal and professional life.

Coach Melody Byrd CC, CL – Speaker, Trainer, Writer- serves as the VPPR of Christ Universal Temple Club #3 for the past two years. She has worked as an IT Consultant for over 15 years and within that time, interviewed hundreds of clients asking basic to specific questions to get detailed information for creating software-design documentation.

Debra Blackmon-Parrish M.Ed., CC, ALB – D103 Immediate Past South 54 Area Director now serves as the President of Christ Universal Temple Club #3 and Coach/Mentor for the Lemont Toastmasters Club. Debra worked as an Educator, Union Delegate, Local School Council and Teacher Pension Representative with Chicago Public Schools for 34 years; within that time she served with a team to negotiate and solve problems for her colleagues, students, and parents.