Keynote speaker, business trainer and bestselling author Shirley Taylor is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) providing business presentations, training and development in Southeast Asia, Australia, Europe, and the United States.
CSP is the speaking profession's international measure of professional platform skill. The designation is globally recognised and awarded to speakers who have met strict criteria. This designation is achieved by fewer than 11% of professional speakers worldwide.
Widely-regarded as an expert in business writing and success skills, Shirley is a high-energy, high-content public speaker and trainer who educates, inspires, informs and motivates individuals to develop better relationships both orally and in writing. She puts a lot of passion and energy into her business presentations to make sure they are entertaining, practical and informative, as well as a lot of fun.
With her friendly, down-to-earth style, she has a unique way of engaging with the audience, and is passionate about helping people commit to change. Audience members quickly see and share her passion and enthusiasm, and are motivated to use her strategies back at the workplace.
The author of 12 business books on communication skills, Shirley has established herself as an authority on business writing skills. The seventh edition of her international bestselling book Model Business Letters, Emails and Other Business Documents has sold half a million copies worldwide and has been translated into many languages.
Shirley is Series Editor of the Success Skills series of books, a popular series including titles from many other popular authors. She also compiled and edited 88 Essential Secrets for Achieving Greater Success at Work, and Success 365: 365 Great Ideas for Personal Development and Achieving Success.
Shirley lives in Singapore and enjoys travelling to conduct speaking and training engagements.
Shirley was 2012-13 President of Asia Professional Speakers Singapore (www.asiaspeakers.org).