Original broadcast date: Thursday, July 18, 2019

Summary: Choosing to leave a job she really loved because of the toxicity of the work environment was really tough. In this webinar, Sylvia Plester-Silk will share her story and how she uses this to assist nonprofits to shift their team from conflict to collaboration and cooperation.

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About the presenter

Sylvia Plester-Silk has been described as an Energy Shifter. Helping individuals and organizations “shift” from struggle to success. With over 25 years’ experience in Executive Coaching and Social Work, she helps a wide range of clients find meaningful solutions. Sylvia’s unique process integrates her intuitive expertise and energetic awareness. She offers her insights through Keynotes, Leadership Consulting, and Executive Coaching. Sylvia has worked with Chambers of Commerce, social service agencies, environmental groups, Humane Societies, municipalities and the healthcare sector. Clients describe her approach as practical, honest and humorous. As the author of “Unleashing Team Potential: Lessons for Managers from My Canine Friends”, she is a sought-after engaging speaker for her expertise in human behaviour. Her ability to create collaborative solutions for complex challenges keeps her in high demand. She is a graduate of the Improvisation Program at Second City, Toronto. Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and is the President of the Southwestern Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers.


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