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
She was extremely knowledgeable and helped us build better working relationships by teaching us about different communication styles, preferences, as well as our individual strengths and weaknesses. She showed us how to build upon our individual strengths in order to become an even more effective board.
Maria-Renee Grigsby, M.Ed.Education Consultant, Trainer & Educator
A fresh and energizing perspective on interpersonal relations in the workplace; a valuable recognition of the communication barriers that naturally exist between employees of different levels in the organizational hierarchy; action-oriented learning in that I left the session with ideas for changing my own behaviors based on what I learned.
Lori HussSPHR - Employee Relations DirectorScott County
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
Wonderful! Dr. Garms was a very engaging speaker and the subject matter was fascinating!
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
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
Spirited—great sense of humor— easy to stay attentive!
We found Dr. Garms to be an excellent, thoughtful speaker with really good practical material. Attendees commented on her thoughtfulness and the many useful ideas they gained from her talk. Some have already requested that we bring her back to a future event!
Dale ShreveCEO Mental Health Corporations of America
We consistently receive rave reviews from participants in Erika’s programs. She engages the audience, shares deep expertise, keeps the session lively, and always has people wanting to connect after the event.
Terri HiebCore Program CoordinatorEnterprise Learning & Development State of Minnesota