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ARE YOU READY TO GIVE YOUR FINANCE, BANKING, OR INSURANCE PROFESSIONALS THE EDGE THEY NEED TO SUCCEED IN THEIR CAREERS AND LIVES?

Equip YOUR AUDIENcE with the Power of Choice

In the dynamic world of finance, banking, and insurance, professionals operate within intricate financial landscapes where substantial sums are at stake, demanding an exceptional level of trust. Clients in these industries expect nothing less than unwavering reliability, impeccable service, and the utmost trust when it comes to their financial matters. Ensuring their investments are in capable hands and that the experts they rely on are respected and dependable is of paramount importance. Additionally, they must address the diverse needs of their clients, manage expectations, and juggle the conflicting priorities of various stakeholders.

The Power of Choice™ framework becomes a powerful tool for financial experts, enabling them to make intentional decisions that build trust and credibility with their clients. It equips them with the precise structure needed to confidently address the day-to-day intricacies of their work and skillfully adapt to seismic shifts that can impact the industry. By making intentional choices rooted in emotional intelligence, they cultivate an atmosphere of trust, credibility, and reliability, elevating their success and fostering lasting relationships in this highly competitive and trust-centric industry.

Intentional Decisions Lead to Lasting Impact

In the fast-paced realm of finance, banking, and insurance, professionals frequently find themselves navigating through the daily hustle on autopilot. The demands of the industry can be overwhelming, leaving little room for introspection and intentionality. However, it is in these seemingly ordinary moments that true impact is forged, where a single intentional choice can shape how clients, partners, and colleagues react and respond. When finance, banking, and insurance professionals operate with intentionality, clients feel assured and supported in their financial decisions, and partners collaborate seamlessly towards shared goals. Colleagues work synergistically, and leaders chart a clear path to success.

Through Sylvie’s guidance and her Power of Choice™ framework, professionals in these industries discover the remarkable outcomes that emerge from intentional decision-making. By embracing intentionality, they empower themselves to navigate complexities with poise, respond thoughtfully to challenges, and unleash their true potential as transformative leaders. With each intentional choice, they solidify their reputation, build lasting relationships, and forge a legacy of trust and reliability in the finance, banking, and insurance sector.

THE POWER OF CHOICE

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Enabling PROFESSIONALS with the Five Cornerstones of Intentional Choices

In the realm of finance, banking, and insurance, professionals thrive in routine and structure. Yet they constantly need to adapt to ever-changing regulations, financial markets, and client needs. Sylvie’s Power of Choice Framework™ offers these professionals a structure that they need to navigate both the day-to-day intricacies of their work and the seismic shifts that can impact the industry.

She crafts her keynotes around the latest industry research and the fascinating intricacies of financial psychology, exploring it all through a dynamic, captivating presentation style that is her signature. She helps finance professionals, bankers, and insurance experts develop their emotional intelligence, centered on five essential cornerstones:

  • Visual intelligence
  • Behavioral intelligence
  • Verbal and nonverbal intelligence
  • Digital intelligence
  • Social intelligence

Sylvie’s expertise in the finance, banking, and insurance industry shines through her engaging and thought-provoking keynote presentations, tailored to audiences of all levels within these professions. With extensive experience and a unique delivery style, she has established herself as the go-to speaker for top-tier annual or mid-year conferences.

At your event, Sylvie’s keynotes offer a wealth of valuable insights, practical tools, and actionable tips that attendees can immediately implement. Her content is thoughtfully crafted to address the specific needs of finance, banking, and insurance professionals. Through shared, interactive experiences filled with fun, she will empower attendees to represent themselves and their organizations with unwavering confidence, clarity, and professionalism.

Sylvie has had the honor of speaking to finance, banking, and insurance organizations across the globe that include

 
… and many more. And she would love to add your organization to that list.

SYLVIE'S POWER OF CHOICE FRAMEWORK

AND WHY IT WORKS FOR FINANCE, BANKING AND INSURANCE PROFESSIONALS.

ALL EYES ARE ON YOU. ALWAYS!

VISUAL INTELLIGENCE

Learn about the impact of visual stimuli
Understand the significance of your appearance
Boost your self-confidence

APPEARANCE

BODY IMAGE (WEIGHT, HEIGHT)
HEALTH (PHYSICAL, MENTAL)
CLOTHES (FIT, STYLE, QUALITY, MAINTENANCE, ETC.)
ACCESSORIES, JEWELRY
SKIN, HAIR, MAKEUP, GROOMING

ALL EYES ARE ON YOU. ALWAYS!

Despite our conscious efforts not to judge based on appearances, unconscious judgments still exert a remarkable influence on us. When encountering new individuals, our brains instinctively seek familiar images from memory banks. Visual cues, such as attire, size, race, or demeanor, can trigger snap judgments that impact our decision-making and interactions. With Sylvie’s insights, professionals in the finance, banking, and insurance industry can cultivate awareness of these unconscious responses. This intentional shift enables them to approach interactions with clients, colleagues, and stakeholders with greater openness and authenticity. They foster genuine connections, dispelling preconceived narratives. As leaders in their field, they recognize that others unconsciously assess them based on appearance too. Armed with this understanding, they present themselves in a way that fosters trust, engagement, open dialogue, mutual respect, and professionalism in the high-stakes financial landscape they navigate daily.

Finance, banking, and insurance professionals gain insight into the concealed impact of appearances, freeing themselves from hasty judgments. By making intentional and poised appearances, they cultivate an atmosphere of mutual trust and professionalism, forging impactful connections that transcend superficial boundaries.

BEHAVIORIAL INTELLIGENCE

Recognize the power of behavioral cues
Uncover the hidden drivers of behavior
Cultivate situational awareness

BEHAVIOR

ATTITUDE, CHARISMA
INTERNAL & EXTERNAL SELF-AWARENESS
EMOTIONAL BALANCE
ETHICS AND MORALS
DIPLOMACY AND COURTESY
CROSS-CULTURAL SENSITIVITY

YOUR MOOD DOESN'T LiE!

In the finance, banking, and insurance industry, comprehending the motives behind someone’s actions remains elusive. Unconscious factors, ranging from financial pressures to market dynamics or time constraints, can be at play. With a focus on behavioral intelligence, professionals learn to see beyond surface behaviors, maintaining a composed and clear perspective while addressing the underlying issues. By being fully present in conversations and interactions, they gain valuable insights into their own behaviors, enabling them to make deliberate adjustments for achieving mutually beneficial outcomes. For finance, banking, and insurance leaders, mastering behavioral intelligence extends beyond understanding their teams; it delves into their own attitudes, habits, and character—the very essence influencing their conduct. Those who embrace behavioral intelligence cultivate profound awareness of their reactions, motivations, and triggers. Recognizing the influence of unconscious drivers in their responses to colleagues and challenging situations, they prioritize self-awareness and reflection, optimizing their impact and building lasting trust with clients and stakeholders.

Finance, banking, and insurance professionals gain valuable insight into the profound impact of behavioral cues, liberating themselves from hasty judgments or actions. With a purposeful demeanor, they foster an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust, nurturing a business environment that transcends surface interactions.

COMMUNICATIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Hone active listining skills
Decode verbal and non-verbal cues
Master the art of impactful communication

VERBAL AND NON-VERBAL

ACTIVE LISTENING
BODY LANGUAGE & FACIAL EXPRESSIONS
VOICE (VOLUME, PACE, TONE ETC.)
LANGUAGE PALETTE
DICTION
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

WORDS HAVE POWER. SILENCE Too.

In the fast-paced realm of finance, banking, and insurance, communication transcends a mere two-way street; it expands into a bustling 10-lane superhighway! While words hold their lane, an intricate array of nonverbal cues, encompassing facial expressions, gestures, and vocal tone, populate the others. As professionals in this sector heavily rely on face-to-face interactions, they encounter numerous critical junctures where communication missteps could yield significant consequences. Hence, utmost mindfulness is essential as financial, banking, and insurance experts adeptly modify their verbal and nonverbal expressions to ensure their intended messages are delivered with precision. Presenting themselves with composure, openness, acceptance, clear thinking, and confidence, they master this skill to ensure their audience, whether colleagues or clients, receives their messages with utmost clarity, unobscured by any verbal or nonverbal distractions. Heightened awareness of their own perceptions empowers them to regulate emotions effectively, leveraging their feelings to serve their communication goals instead of becoming obstacles. In this dynamic landscape of finance, banking, and insurance, effective communication stands as a vital asset, empowering professionals to navigate the intricacies of their sector with finesse and foster meaningful connections that transcend the surface, building an environment of mutual trust and growth.

Finance, banking and insurance become masters of impactful expression. With adeptness in both verbal and nonverbal cues, they skillfully foster an environment of mutual understanding and empathy, cultivating profound connections that enrich every interaction.

DIGITAL INTELLIGENCE

Navigate the digital landscape with confidence
Cultivate a mindful online presence
Safeguard your digital presence and reputation

INTENTIONAL & UNINTENTIONAL

EMAIL & Mobile
Search Engines & Social Media
Virtual Meetings
Chats, Forum

Frequency, savviness,
 completeness, currentness, 
response time, originality

DIGITAL COMES FIRST.

Finance, banking, and insurance professionals navigate a digital landscape where every thought can be instantly shared with potentially millions. In this industry, one unguarded tweet, a careless photo, a hasty email, or an awkward moment in a virtual meeting can result in irreparable damage to their relationships and careers—as well as the organizations’ reputation. Moreover, the accuracy and frequency of their online activity, the currency of their profiles, and the ability to handle technological issues, all of which significantly impact how others perceive them. Digital intelligence offers these professionals the power of intentional choices in their digital communication, safeguarding their reputations, relationships, and careers from impulsive expressions. It’s not about censorship; rather, it’s about ensuring that emotions and unawareness don’t drive their online presence. As the saying goes, “The internet is forever.” By providing finance, banking, and insurance professionals with heightened awareness before posting, emailing, or engaging in video conferences, they can prevent future damage and leave influential digital impressions that may determine face-to-face encounters.

Finance, banking and insurance professionals cultivate the expertise to navigate the virtual landscape with discernment. By making intentional choices online, they safeguard their reputation and relationships, fostering a digital presence that radiates professionalism and thoughtfulness, leaving a lasting positive impact on themselves, their organization, and the wider industry community.

SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE

Curate your social landscape intentionally
Evaluate the physical spaces you occupy
Create an environment that fosters success

ENVIRONMENT

Network
Housing, Office
Travel, Commute
Vacations
Hobbies, Sports
Media, Music, Film

SURROUND YOURSELF WITH WHOM?

Finance, banking, and insurance professionals need to recognize the interconnectedness of their social life with their inner life, creating a continuous loop. The individuals they associate with play a significant role in shaping their perceptions, emotions, and mental state, ultimately influencing their behavior and decision-making. As such, it becomes essential for professionals in this industry to assess both their inner and social lives, ensuring they align with their desired outcomes. When finance, banking, and insurance professionals surround themselves with supportive, inspiring, and like-minded individuals, they experience heightened confidence, agency, resilience, and support. This positive social network enables them to collaborate effectively with colleagues and partners who may hold different perspectives, be it on financial strategies, risk management, or organizational goals. While family, friends, and their professional network contribute to their perceptions, they also play a vital role in shaping how others perceive them. Building robust social intelligence empowers professionals to be mindful of the impressions their social circle conveys about their values, beliefs, and principles, thereby ensuring alignment with their personal and professional objectives.

Finance, banking and insurance professionals gain insight into the dynamic interplay of their inner and outer lives. Through cultivating a network of supportive, inspiring, and like-minded individuals, they foster a profound sense of confidence, resilience, and facilitate fruitful collaborations.

In the end, the cultivation of intentional choices across these five cornerstones will empower finance, banking, and insurance professionals to communicate and connect more effectively in all facets of their work, whether in-person interactions, written communication, or digital presence. Embracing intentional choices harmonizes these cornerstones, facilitating a deep understanding of the interplay between visual, behavioral, verbal/nonverbal, digital, and social intelligence, and the remarkable influence professionals can wield when guided by Sylvie’s exclusive Power of Choice™ framework.

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PRAISE FROM FINANCE, BANKING, AND INSURANCE PROFESSIONALS

Creative, thoughtful, professional, and thorough are just a few of the positive traits that come to mind when I think of her and her quality of work. She took the time to learn our business and company so that she could tailor her message to the audience – and she nailed it.

Monika MikiciukManager Sales Training | Prudential

Sylvie is highly knowledgeable in her area of expertise, personable, and engaging. The amount of positive feedback I received after the presentation was incredible! To top it off, Sylvie was flexible with our scheduling demands which made it all the more pleasant to work with her.

Linda NajokHR Manager | American Express

What distinguishes Sylvie as a professional trainer is the care and attention she devotes to her diagnostic and customization process, which includes a detailed questionnaire to ensure the relevance of her material to the outcomes we desired. She truly delivered on what she promised.

Eileen GallagherProfessional Development Specialist | Geller & Company

10 REASONS TO WORK WITH ME

+20 YEARS OFF STAGE

I have been “one of you” for nearly twenty years. I understand the corporate world and the world of speaking like few other speakers in this industry.

+10 YEARS ON STAGE

I have already reached tens of thousands of participants worldwide and have planted the seed of first impressions for themselves and their organizations.

INCLUSIVE AND DIVERSE

I connect with a wide range of audiences of varying cultures, genders, and ages and I have the ability to address everyone from the doorman to the CEO.

FULL OF SURPRISES

I create a memorable experience in a fun, creative and informative way. I “do” the unexpected, and your audience will remember the lessons I share.

CUSTOMIZED JUST FOR YOU

I do not use canned presentations because I know each industry, company, and audience has its own challenges and needs a different approach and way to inspire them.

ALWAYS GOING THE EXTRA MILE

I amaze my clients. I deliver a level of excellence that they could not imagine was possible. Good is never good enough for me.

ZERO PERCENT DIVA

I am easy to work with. I’m not the kind of speaker who has special requests. Instead, I focus on making your stressful job as easy as possible.

ALL ATTENTION IS ON YOU

I’m all yours for the entire day, and I’m happy to be involved in additional engagements such as photo ops, book signings, VIP lunches or dinners, etc.

GRATEFUL BEYOND MEASURE

I truly love what I do, and I feel very privileged that you are considering me as the speaker for your upcoming event.

OPTIONAL...

I’m happy to take you up the stairs. Yes, literally. Join me in climbing the highest buildings in the world. If I can do it, you can too! 😉

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MAKE THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR YOUR NEXT EVENT

Rebecca Clark

Rebecca Clark

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