Will You Say Yes?

SYI supports people to be Powerful, Positive, and Professional. These skills are foundational to effective leadership and support the development of emotional intelligence skills (or people skills).

Powerful: KNOW
You are comfortable owning your skills and strengths.
Positive: LIKE
You like your world and you look for what is right, what is working, and what is going well.
Professional: MODEL
You move through the world modeling respect, fairness, and consistency.

Join us at the SYI to get concrete skills, tips, tools, and strategies to be Powerful, Positive, and Professional!

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Yearly Archives: 2006

What are you thinking about?

All that we are is a result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become. Buddha What is it that you are thinking of? Our days, and our lives, tend to be exactly what we think they will be. Each one of us wakes […]


There is no way to start, except to begin…

“If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.” David Viscott She wanted that promotion. She knew she could do it, and she was qualified for it, but she thought there were other people from the team going for it. She never said anything, […]


How can nonprofits use technology…for maximum benefit?

~The Nonprofit World begins exploring how to use new Web 2.0 Technology~ SYI Training: Say Yes Institute Training Dec. 8th, 8:30 am-12:00pm Wikis and Podcasts and Blogs, Oh My! Collaboration and Community Online…the Great Equalizer for Nonprofits! Half-day workshop explores how nonprofits can use Web 2.0 tools for maximum impact […]


Finding Peace

“If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.” Marvin Gaye The holidays are here. There is a promise that this will be a joyous, magical time. And, for many it will be. But, for many it will also be a time of professional, personal, […]


Free from Yesterday and Tomorrow…

“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.” Eckhart Tolle For so many, life is grounded by what happened yesterday, or what might happen tomorrow… not about today and what is happening now. Tolle’s book, The Power of Now, is one of the most powerful reminders that […]