Communications Expert, Speaker, Author of 2014 Global E-book Award-winner "Under the Influence: The Town that Listened to its Kids"
Topics: Author, Business, Campus/University, Communication, Customer Service, Education, Leadership, Motivational, Personal Development, Professional Development, Training
PJ Sawvel is an award-winning communicator with a passion for helping people turn their words into vehicles that drive profits, productivity, and professional development.
PJ helps organizations and individuals create conversations that are sincere, succinct, and that plug directly into the emotional drivers that move people to action.
What PJ's audiences are saying:
"PJ's enthusiasm kept us fully engaged, and we came away knowing we could use the tools." Ismael - VP of sales.
"PJ's real-life scenarios create a desire in all of us to implement the changes." Lakisha - Manager.
A former top producer in real estate, insurance, and the brokerage markets, PJ is an accomplished face-to-face communicator. In addition to this, in the mid-1990s, PJ changed lanes and became an award-winning investigative reporter, founding president of a grassroots non-profit, and later, author of the 2014 Global E-Books Gold Medal winner Under the Influence: The Town That Listened to Its Kids. (A fascinating story that demonstrates the power of communication to transform a community.)
These roles give her the rare insider's view of the connections that exist between intentions, words, and the target audience—and the subsequent results. Using unconventional questions and visual tools, PJ unleashes innovative ideas that let attendees see for themselves the excelling value of focused communication that works.
PJ customizes each presentation to fit the needs of the audience and to model the message that focused communication drives results. After completing PJ's trademark high-energy, engaging, and interactive sessions, attendees own the tools, know how to use them, and most importantly, desire to get started immediately.
PJ is a member of the National Speakers Association and a sought-after TV Media guest. She has appeared on WXLV-45ABC, NBC, WXII Channel 12, and FOX 8 News. Her audiences include: SHRM, High Point Police Department, NCASRO (North Carolina Association of School Resource Officers), Crosby Scholars, Guilford County Schools, High Point Housing Authority, Lexington Housing Authority, Rockingham County Schools, and Parkland High School.
PJ is a dynamic Communicator ON THE STAGE or ON THE PAGE.