Nanci Appleman-Vassil

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Nanci Appleman-Vassil
Nanci Appleman-Vassil
Meet Nanci Appleman-Vassil: international speaker, facilitator, coach and author. As President and CEO of APLS Group, Nanci is an expert in training and consulting with a focus on change management, building high performing teams, and coaching and developing managers. With over 20 years’ experience, Nanci has shared her expertise with organizations from a wide variety of industries, including Nationwide Insurance, The Body Shop, Red Hat, John Deere, Cigna Health Systems, Fidelity and Citrix. Nanci’s not just another speaker—she’s earned the designation of Certified Speaking Professional® by the National Speakers Association, attributed to fewer than 15% of speakers worldwide. She’s known for her dynamic style that touches hearts, engages minds and gets an audience smiling. Nanci infuses her presentations with real-life examples that are relatable to the audience and bring teams to a new level of understanding.
Creativity & Innovation, Motivation and Goal Setting, Myers-Briggs® Training
Meet Nanci Appleman-Vassil: international speaker, facilitator, coach and author. As President and CEO of APLS Group, Nanci is an expert in training and consulting with a focus on change management, building high performing teams, and coaching and developing managers. With over 20 years’ experience, Nanci has shared her expertise with organizations from a wide variety of industries, including Nationwide Insurance, The Body Shop, Red Hat, John Deere, Cigna Health Systems, Fidelity and Citrix.

Nanci’s not just another speaker—she’s earned the designation of Certified Speaking Professional® by the National Speakers Association, attributed to fewer than 15% of speakers worldwide. She’s known for her dynamic style that touches hearts, engages minds and gets an audience smiling. Nanci infuses her presentations with real-life examples that are relatable to the audience and bring teams to a new level of understanding.

Nanci can customize based on your needs. From keynotes to webinars to workshops and everything in between, Nanci will tailor her presentation to address the issues most important to your group.

More about Nanci: Nanci holds an M.A. in Counseling from the University of Colorado and a B.A. in Psychology and Education from the University of Denver. She is the past president of the Research Triangle Park chapter of the Association for Training and Development (ATD) and was its former Southeast Area Coach. Nanci is currently a member of the NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science.

Check out Nanci’s chapters in the books Public Speaking Secrets and GPS for Success.

Nanci is a certified facilitator for a variety of products and services, including: VitalSmarts®: Influencer™, Crucial Conversations®, Crucial Accountability® FranklinCovey®: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People®, 5 Choices®, Leading at the Speed of Trust®, Working at the Speed of Trust™, 7 Habits for Managers®, Leading Across Generations™, Closing the Execution Gap™ Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® AchieveGlobal®: all products Situational Leadership® DDI®: all products Targeted Selection® Everything DiSC® The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™

Nanci holds an M.A. in Counseling from the University of Colorado and a B.A. in Psychology and Education from the University of Denver.

Leadership Essentials: 18 Keys to Engage the Workplace

Engaging employees in the workplace today is extremely challenging with four different generations working together. In this highly-interactive 75 minute session, you will learn the 18 keys to getting your employees communicating and positively contributing to your organization’s success.

You’re On the Workplace Stage: What Song and Dance — Are You Doing?

In this interactive 60 -75 minute program, the audience will engage in exploring their current and desired behavior in the workplace to enhance their effectiveness. This will be accomplished by identifying the song and dance they exhibit and the steps they need to embrace to move to the desired song and dance. — Feeling Stressed or Having Desserts: Which Do You Prefer?

Come explore in this highly-interactive 75 minute session, where you will learn the signs and symptoms of stress and explore and discover tools and techniques for managing your emotions and actions to diffuse that stress to enjoy Desserts!

Nanci was great! I loved the simulation and tie-in to real world use/applicability as well as the opportunity to connect with peers throughout our organization. The interactions and collaboration provided a great networking opportunity. -Dept. Manager from Red Hat

I loved Nanci–she made class fun and engaging! She provided lots of interaction and made it easy to bring up different topics. Her humor kept my attention. Great instructor! -Team Lead from Grifols

Nanci brings an engaging and innovative approach to her seminars. She is very successful in bringing out active class participation. Our people come out of Nanci’s classes invigorated and informed, ready to put the concepts they have learned into practice. Nanci interacts very well with her students, who find her classes stimulating and fun. -Training Team Leader from GSK Training

I spoke to the guys after the DiSC training and I’ve never seen a group so happy and excited after a class! Nanci knocked it out of the park with her training. -Training Coordinator, GE Aviation Durham

Nanci, you are an amazing teacher and even better story teller. We love you! -Project Manager from Citrix

Great demeanor and style. Wonderful presenter – made subject matter enjoyable. Great advice and comments – really appreciate all the feedback. -Presentation Skills Participant from Ipreo