Facilitator and Trainer | Facilitatrice et formatrice
Development, Learning and Leadership | Marketing and Communications | Consultation, Public & Stakeholder Engagement, Partnerships | Facilitation of Meetings, Events, and Conferences
Sylvia is an experienced Facilitator, Trainer and Coach whose passion is to empower people to speak with confidence and authenticity.
Her portfolio includes Leadership, Public Speaking training, Effective Communication as well as Difficult Conversations.
For the past 20 years, Sylvia has served federal and provincial governments, private sector, non-profit organizations, First Nations, New Canadians, among others. She has travelled across the country and overseas for her assignments, applying an approach that is highly collaborative and integrative.
She holds a degree from the University of British Columbia, as well as other diplomas from reputable institutions. She is also a Certified DDI Leadership Coach.
Fully bilingual, Sylvia’s aim is to help people say what matters so that it has a positive impact on others.
“After some searching in this specialist area we came in contact with Sylvia Larrass, and employed her on a variety of levels, providing an intensive and ongoing support for those that needed it most on a more individual basis, while providing a larger group with several days of theory combined with many practical tools.
ITTF highly recommendsSylvia Larrass.” Glenn Tepper, CEO, ITTF
Listening to Understand your Clients
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How many of you have shuffled an old slide deck to put together a presentation? And how many do you think have done this moments before speaking? I can assure you over 75% of presenters fall into that well intentioned category. And almost always, it’s for the same simple reason: lack of time! The result of this is that we