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Communication skills

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15 simbi per session - Virtual OK

Have trouble figuring out how to say what you want and have people hear you? Maybe you just have trouble connecting with people? Are you shy and introverted but want to function socially? Maybe you are extroverted and need to learn how to be a better listener?

I have worked for the last 17 years as a communications educator at the University of Colorado Medical School teaching communication skills. I can teach you how to be a better communicator, and listener. I can also help you with those socially awkward habits you might have. Teach you how to overcome shyness and actually connect with people you are talking to.

We can book a phone call or a skype / messenger call.
Lets make a this a 30 minute session standard but I will likely talk with you for 45 minutes during our first consult.

Training & Qualifications


17 years as communications educator at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Medical School
27 years as a performing artist and magician
Just under 49 years of making friends where ever I go.
World traveler who has had adventures in foreign lands and learned though experiences that most people you meet are a wonderful adventure in learning.

Availability & Preferences


Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 9am to noon
We can always check our calendars.

Trading Preference: I’m flexible, just hit me up!

Reviews of Dennis


Tekia left review for Dennis
Apr 27, 2017
Unfortunately this exchange didn't go through on my end because I never could find the information that I was looking for. Sorry 😞
McEmo received Unit of Make a wizard or magician wand from Dennis
Apr 21, 2017
Good person to work with, good communication
Ashley provided Package of Research Any Topic! for Dennis
Apr 18, 2017
Great to work with!
Ashley provided Unit of Whole Wheat Crockpot Bread Recipe for Dennis
Apr 10, 2017
Great to work with :)
Rachel received Unit of Send a gushing fan mail letter from Dennis
Apr 09, 2017
Dennis rocks the sure shot.
Rachel left review for Dennis
Apr 09, 2017
Dennis is a very talented writer and really fun to work with. :)
Ashley provided Unit of Cheesecake Recipe for Dennis
Apr 08, 2017
Honest and quick to respond
Austin provided Unit of 1 hour photoshoot for Dennis
Apr 06, 2017
Dennis is so easy to negotiate a deal with and he offers great services.
Michael received Session of 30 minute magic classes from Dennis
Apr 06, 2017
This was super cool
Brandon received Session of Communication skills from Dennis
Apr 04, 2017
It was an absolute pleasure to chat with Dennis. I was so grateful to not only learn from his wealth of knowledge but to also make a new friend. His c...ommunications skills make conversation feel effortless. I definitely recommend his services!show more


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About Dennis Vander Houwen

I am a full time comedy magician who performs magic in restaurants and for public and private events. My other work includes working as a communications educator at the University of Colorado. I tea...ch medical students communication skills and have a passion for understanding effective communication. For fun I enjoy Tenkara fly fishing, playing my ukulele, camping , hiking, and hanging out with my son and wife. I love bow ties, embrace a lifestyle of simplicity and minimalism, drink great coffee, am somewhat of a beer snob, enjoy a good scotch and nice night out under the stars. Recently I started a cottage business making artisan magic wands for magicians and wizarding folk. I enjoy do it your self projects and love making my own things. I like to write, have a blog and one published magazine article under my belt. I am a veteran of the Gulf War where I was a combat photographer. I now mostly take pictures of fish, wildlife, landscapes and family. show more

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