Sylvia is an extraordinary professional to work with. She brings a rare strength and grace to the conversation, creating an environment that welcomes free expression. Her skillful approach opens up honest dialogue, encouraging the work necessary to achieve the goals identified and defined throughout the course of the process. I would highly recommend her coaching services to anyone looking to improve, refine, and/or grow their professional/personal skills and abilities.

Melanie Lynn, Communications Specialist, Savanta Inc.

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Sylvia Plester-Silk, B.S.W. is a locally renowned entrepreneur who continues to gain appreciation as a remarkable team dynamics specialist and inspirational speaker. She is the author of “Unleashing Team Potential: Lessons for Managers from My Canine Friends”

A veteran professional of 20 years, Sylvia broke clinical ground as a Registered Social Worker and her past experiences led her to assist others as a life-long career. Her passion is for healthy teams and workplaces.

Through Sylvia’s honest and often humorous approach, real life stories and dynamic energy, audiences will be entertained and will gain valuable insights to assist them to work more effectively with their team dynamics.


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The 5 Essential Elements to Unleash Your Team’s Potential


Team Dynamics can make or break your organization. Poor team dynamics result in competition, conflict, confusion, increased sick time and lack of productivity.

If you are want to improve your results, exploring your team dynamics is a powerful way to start. These often misunderstood and hidden undercurrents can significantly sabotage your efforts to drive your organization forward. Understanding what you, as a leader can do to improve these dynamics, will equip you to improve team functioning, team results and ultimately, and your bottom line.

In this engaging keynote, Sylvia helps leaders expose the 5 key Elements that influence team interactions. Using real-life stories, she demonstrates the pitfalls and benefits of team dynamics at work.

Participants will:

  • Learn the 5 key elements that unleash team potential
  • Understand the symptoms vs. cause of poor productivity
  • Come away with a starting point to make the needed shifts in their organization

If you want more effective and engaged employees, the 5 C’s can get you there!

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