I Survived a Toxic Workplace: Insights to Shift Your Leadership Practice

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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Is your nonprofit workplace toxic? Get tips on how to cope and create positive change at our free webinar!

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.

While registration is open to all, attendance is limited to the first 1,000 people to sign onto the live session. We suggest signing on five minutes early to have the best chance of getting on the live session. If for any reason you aren't able to connect to the live session, rest assured you'll get the full recording by email the following day.

Learning Objectives

  • How accountability really counts: Best practices for successful teams

  • Conflict isn’t always interpersonal: Getting below the surface to the real cause

  • Gratitude Rocks: How to show Felt Appreciation to your team members

  • To Trust … or Not to Trust … What is the difference?

  • Your energy tells all: How we show up is seen by all

This webinar will be recorded - if you cannot make the live session, complete the registration form and a recording will be emailed to you the day after the live session. We are happy to provide a closed captioned recording upon advance request.

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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