Beverly D. Flaxington is the author of 30 Days to Understanding Other People: A Daily Approach to Improving Your Relationships, and Understanding Other People: The Five Secrets to Human Behavior, which won the gold award from Readers Favorite for best new book on relationships. Her book, based upon her trademarked change management and goal achievement model, is Make the Shift: The Proven Five-Step Plan to Success for Corporate Teams. In April 2012, she released Make Your SHIFT: The Five Most Powerful Moves You Can Make to Get Where YOU Want to Go which became a bestseller on its first day of availability. She also authored The 7 Steps to Effective Business Building for Financial Advisors, which was selected by the Financial Planning Association to make available to their members. She is co-author of Wealthbuilding: A Consumer’s Guide to Making Profitable and Comfortable Investment Decisions, published by Dearborn Financial Publishing. She trademarked The Five Secrets to Successful Selling in 2006.
For the last 17 years, Beverly has worked as a corporate consultant. She is also an adjunct professor at Suffolk University, currently teaching “Leadership and Social Responsibility”, a course which uses her trademarked change model. She has previously taught “Small Business Management”, “Organizational Behavior”, and “Dealing with Difficult People”, a course she created for the University. Beverly is a Certified Hypnotist, Certified Hypnosis Trainer, Reiki Master Attunement Practitioner, Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (CPBA), and Certified Professional Values Analyst (CPVA). She uses the DISC and PIAV tools frequently in her work with individuals and organizations. Bev holds a BSBA and an MBA from Suffolk University.
She is an expert in human behavior and change management, sales, marketing, stress management, hypnosis, time management, life and career change, teambuilding, communication, and business building.