Yoke Van Dam

Yoke van Dam is a catalyst for change. As a professional behavioural change coach, facilitator and trainer, she has more than 16 years’ experience in the corporate world. For more than a decade Yoke has been helping companies, leaders and individuals with training, coaching and her life changing keynote – “He Said… She Said”. Yoke specialises in Neuro-linguistic programming to help sales leaders and executives develop tangible skills that deliver real outcomes. Yoke has trained and presented more than 2360 hours. Her experience includes training over 1700 sales executives, sales leaders, customer service agents, designers, marketers, lawyers, nurses and technicians. Industries that she focuses on is the Automotive, Advertising, Publishing, Legal, Retail and Academic markets. As a conscientious professional Yoke is passionate about finding out what makes people tick and teaching them with tangible skills that deliver real outcomes. In her corporate and individual training sessions she balances theory with practical solutions and always engages the audience to get them to communicate and come up with solutions. As Managing Director of Y-Connect, Yoke works closely with sales teams, small groups, and corporate leaders to implement positive changes to their behaviour and attitude. She asks the question: “is your behaviour, attitude or lack of a skill costing your business money?”. Yoke’s goal with changing their behaviour is to bring success to both their work and personal life. She does this through interpersonal development, coaching, training and using facilitated techniques and interactive training sessions. Topics discussed includes productivity, staff development, presentation skills and a sales strategy. Y-Connects ‘Power of persuasion’ Workshop has been a huge success in Gauteng among entrepreneurs and sale executives. As a speaker Yoke can be booked for Wellness day talks with her keynote “He Said …. She Said”: This talk will help the audience improve their relationships and move away from Co-dependence. Yoke also coaches individual clients who wants to make a positive lifestyle or career change. She focuses on her clients’ employability, wellness, engagement, body language, confidence and power of persuasion in order to give them the best tools to empower themselves.

Sitting down with Mr. Bean – emotional Intelligence for leaders

Emotional Intelligence for leaders in South Africa

Have you ever felt a pin drop when someone walks into a room, and seen half of the people in need of a smoke or bathroom break? Why is Emotional Intelligence important for you as a leader, how does it impact those around you, and how to handle your own emotions to remain professional.

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