Speaker was sensational!…connection, appreciation, key messages, and delivery.
State of MN Supervisor
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
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
Fabulous session about setting employee expectations, developing team and individual work plans.
Policy & Planning Manager
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
Thanks again, Erika – it was very useful stuff this morning and things I can both incorporate immediately and/or look at long term.
Pam BelknapDirectorLearning & Development, American Public Media, Minnesota Public Radio, Southern California Public Radio & Classical South Florida
Erika makes what could potentially be a very technical/scientific topic into a relatable and realistic subject, using real world examples.
Ocea BichaHR Director
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
Spirited—great sense of humor— easy to stay attentive!
Wonderful! Dr. Garms was a very engaging speaker and the subject matter was fascinating!