Dr. Liz Berney Earns Prestigious "Top5 Speaker" Award by Speakers Platform

Dr. Liz Berney, President of Berney Associates consults, trains and coaches senior leaders in change management, conflict management, interests-based negotiation, influencing skills, customer service, team and leadership development, and emotional intelligence, including managing challenging personalities. She is honored to be awarded “Top5 Speaker” designation by Speakers Platform.

Rockville, MD, January 20, 2012 --(PR.com)-- International Speaker, Dr. Liz Berney of Berney Associates has been awarded the prestigious “Top5 Speaker” designation by Speakers Platform, one of the United States most prominent speakers bureaus.

Out of hundreds of nominees, Dr. Berney has risen to become one of the world’s most respected and compelling organizational speakers on Teams, Conflict, Negotiation, Organizational Change and Leadership.

Each year, Speakers Platform recognizes five speakers, within ten popular topic areas, based on: expertise, professionalism, presentation skills and original contribution to the field. Over 13,000 votes were cast from business leaders, educators, association members and others from around the world for the 2012 nominees. Both Dr. Berney and Stephen Covey were awarded the Top5 Speaker Award on Teams.

Dr. Berney partners with senior leaders to create innovative, accountable, responsive leaders and leadership teams that dramatically increase organizational effectiveness and value. Selected clients include Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Coca Cola, Tropicana, Fannie Mae, Quaker Oats, MITRE, National Public Radio, Booz, Allen & Hamilton, CISCO, Northrop Grumman, Dun & Bradstreet, the U.S. House of Representatives and over 20 federal government agencies.

In addition to her corporate and federal work, Liz has taught for the American Management Association, Georgetown University, George Mason University, George Washington University’s School of Business and Management and the University of Maryland’s Executive Development Program. She also co-authored the publication, "Yes You Can!: Reaching Your Potential While Achieving Greatness," with best-selling authors Dr. Warren Bennis and Jim Rohn.

For more information on Liz Berney, visit www.berneyassociates.com

Upcoming Event: Dr. Berney is hosting a free talk and lunch on “Cutting Edge Competencies for CEOs” on Friday, February 3 from 12-1:30pm in Washington, DC. It’s open to CEOs and Executive Directors by invitation only. Have any referrals? Please share their contact info by email to Liz@BerneyAssociates.com to be added to the invite list.

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