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Nanci Appleman-Vassil, MA, NCC, BCC, CSP

Nanci is a highly sought-after Certified Speaking Professional® (CSP) and accomplished business professional with more than 25 years’ experience in training, organization development, and corporate consulting with focus on coaching and developing managers, managing change and building high-performing teams. She is the Founder and CEO of APLS Group, a firm that specializes in facilitating individuals, groups and organizations toward better solutions for increased effectiveness.

Known for her dynamic style that touches hearts, engages minds and gets an audience smiling, Nanci infuses her presentations with real-life examples that are relatable to the audience and bring teams to a new level of understanding. From keynotes to webinars to workshops and everything in between, Nanci will get you excited about discovering, learning and transforming your behavior to increase your influence in the workplace.

Nanci holds an MA in Counseling from the University of Colorado and a BA in Psychology and Education from the University of Denver.

In late 2016, Nanci released the book 18 Common Mistakes Small Business Owners Make, a succinct guide to helping new business owners identify and avoid the pitfalls of starting a business. She has also contributedchapters to the books Public Speaking Secrets and GPS for Success.

Depending on your needs, Nanci can customize a presentation for you or deliver one of her tried-and-true topics:

  • Engaging and Retaining Employees in Today’s Economic Times
  • How to Foster Teams in Any Work Environment
  • Leadership Development Success Formula: One Size Doesn’t Fit All
  • Leadership Essentials: 18 Common Mistakes Leaders Make
  • The 90/10 Rule for Successful Organizations
  • You’re on Workplace Stage: What Song and Dance are You Doing?

Event Planners and Speaker Bureau Representatives

You are welcome to download the following materials to assist with your event planning:

I loved Nanci’s energy, knowledge of the subject matter, and her confidence.

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Nanci is like a great orchestra director – her experience and capacity to hold the class attention is awesome. She is an excellent storyteller and funny woman with high human understanding and wisdom.

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