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Sylvia Baffour helps you achieve peak performance by improving the way you and your organization leaps beyond its barriers.

After earning her MBA more than 15 years ago, she worked as a change management consultant with a former Big Five Accounting firm. She later served as the Northeast Regional Director for a successful national college planning firm.

Today, Sylvia is a thought leader in the field of Emotional Intelligence. She keeps herself quite busy finishing her forthcoming book, Accelerate Your Impact. It shares practical strategies for leveraging emotional wisdom to catapult successfully over workplace obstacles.

Her signature Leaping Beyond BarriersTM System, provides you with the knowledge, skills, and practices you need to add value to your organization.

She is also one of the most sought-after speakers and trainers in the fields of professional development, emotional intelligence, leadership, and change. She has traveled to and lived in over 20 countries across the globe and speaks five languages.

She was recently ranked among the top 18 speakers at the 2014 World Championship of Public Speaking  held in Malaysia, where she competed against 35,000 contestants from 126 countries. This exciting competition is hosted by Toastmasters International

Sylvia was born in Accra, Ghana. When she was two years old, she found herself on her first global trip to Maseru, Lesotho, marking the beginning of her cultural journey. From the Taj Mahal in Agra, India to the snow-capped Mountains of the Swiss Alps to the breath-taking plains of the Serengeti in Tanzania, Sylvia has traveled far and wide, living in seven countries and visiting more than 20. Her travels opened her mind and senses. She appreciates different cultures, different perspectives, and different people.

And her appreciate of the all the world has to offer makes Sylvia’s keynote presentations and workshops that much more enjoyable and compelling. For the past 15 years, she has shared practical tools and strategies impacting positively the performance of individuals, teams, and organizations she has worked with. Sylvia is also a Certified Life Coach.

Contact The Chief Storyteller® today about customized services, inspiring keynote presentations, practical and actionable talent development, and personalized coaching.

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