Integrating foundational adult learning theory with practical tools and techniques is the hallmark of Sheila’s engaging style with leaders, trainers, occasional speakers in all industries nationally. Her “transformational” workshop sessions encourage participants to design their messages, materials and media with a focus on changing behavior; truly influencing audiences to immediate action.
As trainer and coach of speakers and presenters, Sheila is an adjunct staff member at the University of Minnesota, the University of St. Thomas, the Dakota County Business & Professional Center, a consultant to the League of Minnesota Cities and a customized trainer for MNSCU Colleges in addition to being President of her own training and development consulting company.
An award winning Wiley Publishing Authorized Partner of Everything DiSC© and Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ assessment tools, Sheila interprets and integrates Everything DiSC© Profiles and products, the Myers Briggs Type Inventory, (MBTI), the Thomas Kilman Approaches to Conflict, (TKI), Social Styles and other assessments in her work with teams, individuals and organizations. Author of Networking is a Lifetime Skill and Engaging Experts: a Fieldbook for Occasional Presenters and Accidental Trainers. Sheila is a frequent speaker at state and national professional conferences such as the Arizona State SHRM Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, Training Magazine Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, and local conferences for the MN Clerks Association Institute, MN Government Financial Administrators, MN SHRM and MN ATD.