On Purpose Consulting’s Team Dynamics Institute helps your organization to find the common purpose that will ignite, motivate and inspire. Create dynamic workplaces where collaboration is based on mutual values and respect.
Our programs are delivered in 3 areas:
- Supervisor Skills
- Team Dynamics Skills
- Clinical Skills
Discover the secret to Team Dynamics from the institute’s founder, Sylvia Plester-Silk’s new book, Unleashing Team Potential — Lessons from our Canine Friends. Due to be published spring of 2013.read more
Turn ON Your Team
Get your entire team back on point. Help them overcome conflict by aligning their common values. Move everyone in the right direction. Motivate and collaborate for successful results.
Start with a one hour lunch ‘n learn or a three hour team dynamics workshops. Or get to the heart of the matter with a full day offsite INsight session. Topics can be customized to suit your team’s specific needs.
Team dynamics are complex. Sometimes you need a fresh perspective and more time to get down to the real issue. Our Deep Dives experience can be one-on-one coaching or a team dynamics support over a longer period of time.
Sylvia Plester-Silk is a dynamic speaker and is available for keynotes and breakout sessions at your next conference or employee event. She talks tough about teams with humour while touching the hearts and minds of her audiences. Book Sylvia now.
Founder, Team Dynamics Institute
Sylvia founded the Team Dynamics Institute, a division of On Purpose Consulting, in 2012 driven by her passion for healthy workplaces.
She spent 16 years working as a therapist, Social Worker and Addictions Counsellor in the healthcare industry. And another 15 years in Private Practice as a Therapist. She worked as a standardized patient and simulated client at the University of Guelph and Waterloo. Sylvia’s experience and expertise in mental health and workplace dynamics gives her a valuable perspective on what makes teams work.
She has a unique ability to help people find a deeper purpose in their lives and work. Combined with her playful and direct approach, Sylvia brings out team dynamics issues and facilitates a swift collaborative resolution. She is an important catalyst for engagement and performance improvements.
Sylvia has sat on several boards including; Guelph Women in Networking (President), Guelph Youth Music Centre, Community for Offender Reconciliation and Diversion (Executive Committee), and CAPS (Canadian Association of Professional Speakers), Toronto Chapter. As a proud member of the CAPS, she is a graduate and the 2012 Chair of the Pro-Track Speakers Academy. She also graduated from the Improv Program at Second City, Toronto and trains others in improv skills for team dynamics.
She graduated with a B.S.W. from Ryerson University. She is a Trainer at the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada.