Eldonna Lewis Fernandez

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Eldonna Lewis Fernandez, AS

Eldonna Lewis Fernandez, AS, president of Dynamic Vision International Inc., delivers negotiation, leadership, communication keynotes and trainings to international organizations, corporations and small businesses. Her business is built on a 23-year career as a U.S. Air Force contracts manager, where she negotiated hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of domestic and international contracts.

After retiring from the U.S. Air Force, Eldonna spent 10 years as a contracts negotiator and systems analyst in the aerospace industry. She has authored three books, including Think Like a Negotiator – 50 Ways to Create Win-Win Results by Understanding the Pitfalls to Avoid. She is also a co-author and a contributing author for other books.

In August 2016, Eldonna became the 68th Toastmaster to receive the prestigious Accredited Speaker designation. Only 75 members have earned this title since the program began in 1981, which represents .2 percent of the organization’s membership, which exceeds 352,000.

Education Session – Think Like a Negotiator – Ways to Create Win-Win Results

Friday, 8/24 4–5 p.m.

Today’s best leaders are also great negotiators, whether they are discussing a multi-million dollar deal or simply where to meet for dinner. Negotiation is just the technical term for discussions and conversations to reach an agreement. Improving your negotiation skills will give you more confidence and better results.

In this highly-charged, content-packed presentation, Eldonna will show you how to find more power, negotiate better deals and create win-win results. You will be energized, empowered and educated to be a better negotiator and understand the art and language of negotiation.

You will learn:

  • The 7 primary strategies to reach a negotiated agreement
  • How to go into any situation with 100-percent confidence that you will get the results you want
  • What to ask for and how to get it 100 percent of the time