Dear Phyllis, Thank you so much for serving as a panelist at our Cocktails and Conversations event, Bridging the Generation Gap: Reaching Baby Boomers, Gen X and Millennials. It was so enlightening to hear about your work with three different generations. It can be challenging to connect various age groups, but your actionable tips were so helpful and will help our attendees to be more productive and connect with various audiences.
— New York Women in Communications, Inc.
THANK YOU for what I considered to have been a fantastic event last Friday. I really enjoyed myself and the results are in: attendees gave the event high ratings for whether attendees would recommend a similar event to others, which is a very high rating!
— Ashley Binter, Associate Director, Cornell Silicon Valley (CSV), Office of Alumni Affairs, Cornell University
I loved the Gen XtraordinaY program and the subject matter. Coaching several generational groups, it is always a good reminder to hear about the differences each generation brings to the workforce. Very informative and worthwhile.
— Terry R. Yoffe, TRY Coaching LLC
I just wanted to personally thank you for the time and effort you put into the program and for your commitment to its great success today. It was really comforting for novice speakers like me to have you at the helm. Your expert direction certainly eased my nerves and contributed significantly to the resounding success we had today. Thank you so much!
Thank YOU very much for the very enlightening talk – you were terrific and I think everyone was impressed.
All the best and thanks again – I really enjoyed working with you.
— Dara Lamb Atelier
Dear Phyllis—I wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed your presentation. Your delivery and the interaction were great, and the subject matter was very interesting—something that everyone can relate to.
— Harriet Orol, Connell & Wiener LLP
Thanks so much for a very interesting and engaging presentation at the STRIDES event last evening. The topic generated much interest (and, as you experienced, much discussion).
— Chris and Mary, Law firm partners, co-chairs of the Women’s initiative
— Laura Baker, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
“Thank you so much for speaking at our May 2009 LMA Birmingham City Group Meeting. Bridging the multi-generational divide is a hot topic. I think many firms are looking for strategies to best handle the gap between Partners and Associates. Your speech was extremely eye-opening and I believe it will lead many firms to create more diverse attorney teams in order to overcome this obstacle. We would love to have you back again in the future.’
— Virginia Eady, Burr & Forman, Program Chair, Legal Marketing Association Southeastern Chapter, Birmingham City Group
“On behalf of the Association for Accounting Marketing, I would like to express our heartfelt thanks for your recent coaching skills presentation at the AAM Marketing Summit. I took some good ideas and will be referring back to your presentation outline to make use of the information you shared.”
— Judith A. Kennedy, Sales & Marketing Manager, BKD, LLP
“Thanks Phyllis! You did a great job. The interactive presentation was well received. I hope to get to work with you again.”
— Robert Veon, Chair, Young Lawyers Division, Defense Research Institute
“Your speech was exactly what we were looking for and was well received by the audience. We appreciate your sharing your insights and knowledge with the audience. I think everyone who attended took something away from your session that will be helpful.”
— Laura Proctor, Program Chair, Defense Research Institute, Young Lawyers Annual Conference
“Thanks again so much for coming and doing the program — great job!
— Stewart Hirsch, Strategic Relationships, Legal Marketing Association/New England 2004 Conference Committee
“Your presentation was very interesting and I know the alumnae present were fascinated in the results of the exercise your provided.”
— Marike Bradford Toothaker, Senior Associate Director, Cornell University Regional Office
“I was very impressed with the detail in your presentation and in your materials.”
— Pamela H. Young, Manager, Professional Development and Training, Haynes and Boone, LLP
“I am writing to thank you for your participation in the lunch program at the City Bar. This program was a terrific success, and I am grateful for your help.”
— Steven M. Ratner, Law Office of Steven M. Ratner and Chair of New York CityBar Small law Firm Committee
“On behalf of the New York Women’s Bar Association, I would like to thank you for your participation in last night’s CLE program on business development. The program was extremely well received and it was due in large part to your participation. I greatly appreciate your generosity in sharing your time for what we consider to be an important topic to all attorneys, particularly women attorneys.”
— Heather Martinez Zona, Former President, New York Women’s Bar Association
“Phyllis' personal development presentation was great. It helped us identify insightful information about our strengths that we can harness to become more effective legal marketing professionals and to better define our management style.”
— Linda Gharib, Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP
“Phyllis' perspective on influencing individuals was thorough and “eye opening”. Also helped me do some self-reflection.”
— Elizabeth Butcher, Robinson & Cole
“Phyllis – Thank you again for participating in my class on Friday. I thought your presentation was terrific – well done and extremely well received.”
— Gary B. Fiebert, Executive Director, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP