We all struggle in our relationships with others. We want to be understood and to understand, but something prevents us from getting to the place we desire in most of our relationships. And, many times we find relationships where we just don't connect, can't relate or fundamentally dislike the other person. We waste time and energy lamenting these relationships, or trying to "fix" another person. The difficult person can consume our focus and zap our energy. I have learned that the root of our problems with others is that fundamentally we simply don't understand other people. We don't take the…
Beverly Flaxington is a highly sought after national public speaker. As a corporate consultant, college professor, hypnotherapist, certified behavioral expert, published author and frequent radio guest and contributor to magazines, newsletters and online journals Bev has insights, education and specific tools to share with audiences of all types.
Her 2009 book, Understanding Other People: The Five Secrets to Human Behavior won the gold award from Readers Favorite for best new book on relationships. Many of Bev's presentations draw upon material from this book and audiences find communication ideas to use right away.
She has authored six other books and in one she created the S.H.I.F.T. change model, which is taught in colleges and used by both individuals and businesses to reach their goals. This process is outlined in Make Your Shift: The Five Most Powerful Moves You Can Make to Get Where YOU Want to Go and is featured on her website learntoshift.com. She also authored Self-Talk for a Calmer You, published by Adams Media.
For the last 15 years Beverly has run a successful business as a corporate consultant. She is also a professor at Suffolk University teaching undergraduate and graduate students, "Small Business Management", "Leadership and Social Responsibility" "Organizational Behavior" and "Dealing with Difficult People", a course she created for the University. Beverly is a Certified Hypnotist, Certified Hypnosis Trainer, Reiki Master Attunement Practitioner, Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (CPBA) and Certified Professional Values Analyst (CPVA). She uses the DISC and PIAV tools frequently in her work with individuals and organizations.
Beverly hosted her own television show called "Human Behavior Coach TV". She is an expert in sales, marketing, behavioral styles, hypnosis, time management, change management, communication and business building.