What this means to you and your team is renewed and remarkable confidence in the ability to make STELLAR PRESENTATIONS, LEAD great meetings and LEARNING, and BUILD team RELATIONSHIPS that get results.
Cyndi’s presentations, seminars, and learning tools are designed to propel successful speaking and facilitating, fine-tune communication during change and creatively approach workplace learning and leadership. Whether speaking to groups or encouraging them to speak, Cyndi is a master communicator and facilitator. She was awarded the Certified Speaking Professional designation in 2000- an earned designation with National Speakers Association. She speaks most often to healthcare, women’s, consumer, food service, insurance, pharmaceutical, and technical audiences and is the author of six books:
FEARLESS FACILITATION: The Ultimate Field Guide to Engaging and Involving Your Audience (Pfeiffer/Wiley, San Francisco, 2013) with coauthor O’Connor teaches audience engagement. TEN STEPS TO SUCCESSFUL TIME MANAGEMENT(ASTD Press, 2010) also with Kevin E. O’Connor focuses on managing energy and balance. Together they also wrote SPEAK UP! A Woman’s Guide to Presenting Like a Pro (2008, St. Martin’s Press, NYC) and the top-selling field guide, PRESENT LIKE A PRO (St. Martin’s Press, NYC 2006). Based on work with hundreds of physicians, engineers, and technical professionals, Present Like a Pro demystifies public and professional speaking.
Past President of National Speakers Association – Illinois, Cyndi was the recipient of NSA Illinois’ Humanitarian of the Year 2009 for community fundraising. She recently received the student-nominated “Excellence in Adult Learning – 2016” Award from Loyola University’s School of Professional Studies.
Cyndi lives in Chicago’s lively Edgewater neighborhood which provides a balance of lakeside serenity, friendship, and excitement. Her active grown children provide the rest!