DLE 4: Managing Your Image, Perception & Misperceptions

Course Type

On-line Self Study Learning

CPE Credit

1 hour CPE credit


Richard L Drinon

Level of Knowledge

All Levels

Designed For

Intermediate to advanced leadership or management experience in public practice, business and industry.


Kansas Society of CPAs


Experience in a leadership or management role.

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Member Fee $39.00
Non-Member Fee $39.00
Your Price $39.00

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Each program is accompanied by an article published in KSCPA Skyscapes followed by a one-hour videocast.

The program examines the use of power, leverage and influence in the workplace, and important pillars of leadership such as character, commitment, competence and a maturing consciousness. Participants will explore relationship building in the framework of connecting, communicating and collaborating with others as well as approaches for getting results, promoting change, solving problems and making decisions within their respective organization.

About the Leader of the Series

Rich Drinon is the President of Drinon & Associates, Inc. Rich has spoken at several KSCPA events. He is a highly experienced leadership communication instructor, advisor and facilitator. Rich holds a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism & English from University of New Mexico and a Master's Degree in Communication & Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University.

Rich is a trainer for hundreds of organizations throughout the U.S. & Canada and a coach for hundreds of executives across the U.S.

He is the author of "Stepping Up to Leadership" and Rich Drinon Communication Blog.

He is an instructor for Washburn University's Directions in Organizational Leadership program.


  • Key elements of making a positive first impression
  • Importance of each aspect in a first impression
  • Learning how to reposition how you are perceived by someone else


The fourth in a series of videocasts on leadership from Rich Drinon.

This session focuses on "Managing Your Image, Perceptions & Mis-Perceptions." It covers the key elements that constitute making a favorable first impression. The importance of attitude, dress, non-verbal, vocal and verbal communications will be addressed. Participants will learn how to repaint the mental picture of another who does not see them in a favorable light.

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