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Yvonne E.L. Silver - Women's "Confidence Catalyst"
ELEVATING WOMEN'S SUCCESS - through Confident Conversations
Speaker, Executive Coach, Author, Mentorship Chair
CEC, CPHR (HRIA), EQ-i Consultant, Reiki Practitioner
Women of Inspiration 2018 Nominee
Yvonne E.L. Silver teaches women to Flourish in business. As the founder for Women & Wisdom Media, she is a Speaker, bestselling Author, Coach, and Mentorship Chair, her book “Words, Women and Wisdom: The Modern Art of Confident Conversations” (released on November 1st, 2018, and hit bestseller status on Amazon overnight), and Words, Women and Wisdom Show (BBS Radio) elevates confident living. She passionately helps women visionaries, empowerment organizations and women leaders elevate their confidence, to be heard and valued - for more impact,fun and success in business! Professionally she is a Certified Executive Coach, Chartered HR Professional and Reiki Practitioner, experienced with 8 start-ups, and loves social enterprise & high growth! An "in demand Speaker" Yvonne spoke 17 times in 2018 as well as hosting her Confident and Influential Women Series of interviews. Yvonne was personally awarded a Women of Inspiration Mentorship Award in 2018.
Yvonne is passionate about living a Flourishing life - one with purpose and JOY, and business success. She teaches women to Flourish in business, sharing her 15+ year immersive personal growth journey (through workshops, books, videos and coaching with some of today's most respected life teachers (Harv Eker, Jack Canfield, Jayne Warrilow), and today includes her own learnings and wisdom - around "Confident Language and making your big ASK".
She passionately works with visionary women, leaders and Founders especially and those with a social enterprise focus. With over 25 years of high growth business leadership experiences, Yvonne inspires women to achieve extraordinary results in business, master work-life integration, and increase quality family time - for more fun and success in business!
She also combines Coaching science and behavioral outcomes with Conscious Purposeful Leadership using Powerful Language & Energetic Resonance, Agile Leadership, Emotional Intelligence and Business Visioning strategies. By helping women leaders flourish and grow their business, and expand their team - they can also hire more women, at fair pay rates, impacting a critical global issue - pay inequity.
With Director and VP-level experiences in high-growth organizations, she has evolved to a seasoned Executive Coach who loves social enterprise and mission-inspired ventures. Her favorite client is her son Alex who operates his art business sharing profits with Operation Smile (helping with surgeries for children to fix their cleft palate).
Yvonne grew up in England with a traumatized Father who was in World War 2, and a mother who was nervous and scared of him, as he often showed a mean streak (being unable to socially interact after his war experiences on the beach at Flanders). Having watched her mother being verbally bullied for years, (and personally surviving numerous spankings), Yvonne’s passion emerged - to support women to have increased confidence, to speak-up for what they want in life - and get it! Her clients expand and blossom through her teachings and support
She hit career burnout herself in 2013, after striving hard to achieve external "success". She stopped, stepped back, dug deep into her soul, and blossomed to a new level of self-awareness. Yvonne delved into energy and resonance, training as a Certified Reiki Practitioner. After intense personal growth and awakening, she now leverages emotional and energetic intelligence. Her curiosity in language and the “power of words” is now being expanded in her upcoming book, combining behavior, language and impact.
Yvonne loves high growth businesses and entrepreneurship, previously holding positions of VP for a global talent management organization, HR Director and ICF Board member, and has served as the Mentorship Chair with BPW Calgary chapter, as well as Mentorship Program Chair with Canadian Business Chicks and is a past Board Member for The NEST Foundation.
Professionally, Yvonne holds a Royal Roads Executive Coaching Certificate, International Coach Federation membership and a CPHR/CHRP designation (HRIA), as well as completing Business Management at The University of Calgary. She is also a Certified Reiki Practitioner, Emotional Intelligence Consultant and Mentor for women. Using her core values of Creativity, Inspiration, Intuition and Possibility – Yvonne is passionate about women’s evolution, especially social enterprise win-win thinking.
Personally, she is happily married living on the edge of the glorious Rocky Mountains in Calgary, Alberta - with a combined family of 4 young adults (ages 23-32 at time of writing), an amazing husband, and an energetic little Sheltie named Shelby...
Yvonne loves to write, and has already contributed to two books: "Stepping Stones to Success": with Jack Canfield, Deepak Chopra and Denis Waitely, as well as "You Are Meant for Something More" - with colleagues from the global Resonance Project. She serves on the Coaching Team for Coaches Business School.
She has been featured on Yvonne has been featured on In The Limelight TV, on Sustainable Success - Voice America, League of Giants TV, The Winners Circle Podcast and twice on WINGS of Inspired Business with entrepreneur powerhouse Melinda Wittstock, as well as an invited Keynote for TD Bank, and Speaker at Fearless Women Summit, BPW International Conference, Lead with Purpose Conference and many more events.
She is a proud member of the Evolutionary Business Council, and past BPW Mentorship Chair, and was awarded "Woman of Inspiration" in 2018. Yvonne passionately supports women and donates a copy of her bestselling book “Words, Women & Wisdom: The Modern Art of Confident Conversations” for each paperback purchased, to women’s shelters, not-for-profit groups and foundations.