- Change has changed. Now, it's "COAT".Can you remember a time at work when you had one change to deal with? One major project? One major transition to work through? Maybe you can. But if so, I'll bet it was quite some time ago. We don't any longer have projects presented to us with clear start dates, crescendos, ramp-downs, endings, wrapups, breaks, […]
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She was so creative in her presentation. We all learned a great deal. Her presence was just plain delightful.
Roland SullivanOD Consultant
[Erika’s workshop was] excellently designed and executed training. Erika was very tuned into her participants and the materials are very well designed for adult learning. Great workbook, ppt design and training techniques!
Planner, Dept. of Human Services, State of MN
We received many comments of those who attended that they really enjoyed hearing you speak about ‘Riding the Waves of Change.’ Your information will help us cope with challenges in the workplace and live gracefully with transition.
Sales and Use Tax DivisionMinnesota Department of Revenue
As a lunch keynote speaker at the UIC HR Academy, Erika had the tough job of engaging an audience that was more focused on food than professional development. She addressed the challenge head-on. Not only did Erika deliver a message that motivated individuals to participate in meaningful information exchange, she also inspired audience to learn more about the benefits of a brain-friendly workplace.
Kim Morris LeeDirector, Organizational EffectivenessUniversity of Illinois
Erika provided communication training and effective relationship training to the board of a non-profit I serve on. As a relatively new board for a start-up nonprofit her training was crucial to ensure we got off on the right foot. During our session with Erika we discovered a wide range of communication styles, preferences, strengths and weaknesses. By the end of the session we had also creates rules of the road and standards to create a positive and effective way to communicate as a board both …
Nicole FendeAuthor, Speaker & Tamer of Finance Fears
Thank you again for the wonderful information and presentation yesterday on “Your Brain on Change”. I learned so much but the one nugget that will be my mantra for a very long time is “living gracefully with transition” will be my goal! The world of healthcare is ever-changing and evolving and to resist this is to set one up to be in a continued state of stress!
Bernice MoreauLSW Clinical SupervisorMedica
Very good—I would attend another 2-3 hours on this topic.
Love, love, love this presentation. I wish we had another hour to hear more from Dr. Garms. Excellent job. Can’t wait to read her book.
This was the best session I’ve gone to in years.
Project ManagerRegis Corporation
I’ve been planning an important meeting with stakeholders and will be changing my approach to leading that meeting based on the concepts Erika shared.
Lori SchmitExecutive Director