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  • “Great Program!  I could go on and on about how positively I feel about this program and its impact on me. Thank you!”

    Jon G.
  • “I cannot imagine a better program to help you grow in such a short time. Great work!!! 5 star.”

  • “This was an amazing changing. What I learned will help me so much, professionally and personally.”

    Cindy W.
  • “Amazing!  Great exercises.  No improvement possible.”

    Chris P.
  • “Extremely powerful. Created a paradigm shift within myself.”

    Nick C.
  • “Participating in Cream of the Crop Leaders was a Seminal Moment in my life!”

    David B.
  • “In 40 years, The Executive Presence Training is one of the top two courses I ever took.”

    Jeffrey C. Executive & Business Coach
  • “Bravo!!!  Well worth my time. Sorry I didn’t know about the 3 day session.”

    Renee N.
  •  “The personalized coaching is amazing.”

    T. M.
  •  “Cream of the Crop Leaders enabled me to be perceived as more believable.”

    Amit N. [Sales Leader]
  •  “I loved it!  Great opportunity.  Great experience.”

    Lisa Y.
  •  “Lots of great material, well delivered, brought to a powerful crescendo.”

    Jeff S.
  •  “Excellent and transformational.  Presence is hard to define - until you feel it.”

    Peg F.
  • "This was a terrific workshop."

    David S.
  • "This was hands down the best workshop I have ever been to!"

    Leonard Y.
  • Will have a lasting positive impact on my life.

  • “Great Program! I could go on and on about this program's impact on me!”

    Jon G.
  • “Terrific - it became a bonding experience for all involved.”

    Leonard Y.
  • I cannot believe how transformed I feel after only two days. Opportunities to learn and find my personal ‘power’ were amazing.  

    Angela M.
  • I broke through the wall that I built to protect myself and am now truly free to reach my potential. Thank you for being such wonderful guides.

  • I now own my power and can use it for good!

  • Coming into this session I was so nervous, but the way you build the material helps so much. I felt a serious breakthrough personally and I owe it to the both of you for the platform to do that.

    Jason L.
  • Focuses on the best parts of a person and letting them shine.

    Dan P.
  • I was skeptical coming into this training but after experiencing the difference and your sincere involvement, you have blown my expectations. I truly thank you for helping me on this journey.

    Nish G.
  • I expected the learning. Making new friends was an amazing bonus. I hope to cross paths with the facilitator in the future; generous and inspiring.

    Brandt K.
  • I learned how it feels to stop being timid and step up to my own power. This will help me in all aspects of my life.

  • I came in questioning and I left with answers. I leave with power and the knowledge and skills to summon it.

    Jeff I.
  • "Transformative. The only leadership workshop I’ve ever found truly useful and profound in moving me to the next level of leadership."

    Kathy G.
  • An amazing experience.  I leave with a fresh inspiration of power and confidence. Thank you!

    Beth S.
  • "Simply exhilarating. Transformed who I am as a professional and as a person."

    Joseph N.
  • "Executive Presence doesn’t even begin to cover what I learned in this course. The way I think, feel, and prepare have completed changed."

    Freddy V
  • I learned far more in this workshop than I have in any other I’ve participated in.  Sioux is wise and engaging…her experience is evident through her teaching.

    David D.
  • Thrilling and engaging, it was a great 2-day seminar/workshop...that I will gladly ride again and again. I learned so much about myself and even faced one of my biggest fears.  Bravo! 

    Alex Y.
  • This was transformational for me, a person who [already] feels confident and well put together.

    Delilah C.
  • Powerful, engaging and personal. I found this training to be so much more than I expected.

    Therese S.
  • Excellent Transformational session. I have seen myself change over the course of two days.

    Sameer C.
  • Amazing session. The best I have been to.

    Salahuddin K.
  • It is the best training I have undergone thus far. Walking out more confident and more positive. Very effective techniques.

    Vishal K.
  • "I could see my team transforming before my eyes. It was absolutely a fantastic experience. It is incredible."

    Vijaya N.
  • "One of the most fantastic learning experiences I have ever had. Simple and effective tools."

    Mahendra M.
  • "The training was done excellently. Excellent environment."

    Vivek G.
  • "Brilliant style of training. Unconventional and very, very effective. Didn’t lose interest for even one minute."

    Jesal T.
  • This course is 100% meat, no fluff and all useful.

    Tom H.
  • Amazing.  Transformational.  Revealing.  Enlightening.  Soulful.

    Julie W.
  • Incredibly insightful and on point.

    John G.
  • I didn’t know I could grow so much in two days. I have a new outlook on work and a new outlook on building relationships with all of those in my life.

    Cheryl S.
  • It was amazing!  I want others to experience this!  I learned a ton about myself.

    Stephen C.
  • I love the real-world use!  Great experience!

    Ben B.
  • Excellent!  Excellent!  Excellent!  This training definitely develops leaders.  An environment where people want to see you succeed.  An environment that allows you to recognize your nervousness and fear - then walk straight through them.

  • This course should be mandatory for anybody who wants to lead in any way.

  • I have learned more tools than I ever thought possible!  The abilities of the leaders to break things down step by step was second to none!

    Michele B.
  • Very powerful and meaningful. The best leadership training I’ve experienced.

    Derek N.
  • These tools are invaluable. THANK YOU!

    Lauren C.
  • This experience changed me and how I show up in the best way possible. I received so much loving support from Sioux and my fellow leaders.

    Amy H.
  • This program is going to be a game changer for my life.

    Jeeva N.
  • This is the most beneficial class I have ever been in. Thank you!

    Mischele W.
  • This was an amazing growth experience – both professionally and personally.

    Tara B.
  • This is the best course I’ve ever taken.

    Preston B.
  • Will help me overcome challenges I face as an introvert.

    Bruce R.
  • Truly impactful and very inspirational. Sioux really brings it home and teaches in a way I’ve never experienced.

    J. Bunch
  • This was an incredible experience and I got so much more out of this than I expected.

    Natasha C.
  • A very powerful experience!  I am eager to put all of these things into practice.

    Amy D.
  • This was so valuable for me – I learned so much about myself that I can use in my personal and professional life.  You both had such a great manner about you and guided us so well.

    Charlotte H.
  • Life-changing. Accomplished what I’ve been trying to break through for 35 years.

  • I really can’t put into words how I feel about the genesis you helped us realize. Amazing.

  • Your influence has had a profound impact on my whole life.  I’m so moved I can’t even write.

  • Saw my co-workers in new and profound ways that forged a real connection.  Helped me examine myself, the kind of career I want to have, and the person I want to become in a way that I hadn’t before.

    Charlie S.
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SHRM SPHR Recertification

Top-rated recertification credit provider for SHRM trainings for human resources HR leaders.  SHRM Recertification Credits | SHRM Preferred Provider


Individuals | Single-Seat Purchase

SHRM Recertification Credits: Options for Individuals:

Cream of the Crop Leaders is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 7-17 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

7 – 17 SHRM Recertification Credits | Transformational

Exciting and top-rated training with SHRM Recertification Credits by a SHRM Preferred Provider.

Quick Version: What's The Executive Presence Workshop Really Like?
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16 people seated in a semi-circle (2-3 days). Participants practice highly-interactive tools to appear powerful, credible and confident + video feedback = an amazing, authentic transformational experience. A close knit connection forms among group; everyone supports others' success. Instantly applicable to work and personal life. Research-based. Benefits: Boosts advancement, Creates challenge-approach people, Improves mood and Reduces stress. Top-Rated for a Reason: It Works. Cream of the Crop Leaders is a proud SHRM Preferred Provider.
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Please note that SHRM has special requirements for onsite services; please inquire.

Leadership Trainings, onsite workshops for SHRM Recertification units + more.

Interesting! Build Your Own Training Day using our a la carte menu. Combine several trainings into one training day:

  • Creating a High Performance Organization:  Accountability – 3+ hours
  • Situational Leadership II (Ken Blanchard) – 4+ hours (Blanchard Certified Trainer)
  • Coaching + Counseling for Corrective Action – 4+ hours
  • Trust and Credibility – 3+ hours
  • Supporting Your Staff While Supporting Senior Management – 3+ hours
  • Crucial Behavioral Interviewing Skills – 3+ hours
  • Mindful Delegation – 2+ hours
  • Peer to Peer Feedback + Communication – 3+ hours
  • DiSC Training – 4+ hours (from DiSC Certified trainer). More on DiSC is at: Team Building
  • Strategic Planning: The Essentials
  • Leveraging Change as Opportunity
  • The Art of Negotiation: Interest-Based Negotiation
  • Effective Time Management
  • Managing Stress: Real Tools That Work
  • Cultivating Care in the Workplace
  • Proactive Responses to Negativity

View full descriptions of most trainings here

Note: SHRM has special requirements for onsite workshops. Please inquire.

HRCI Credits

HRCI Recertification Units

Cream of the Crop Leaders is a Preferred Provider of HRCI Recertification Credits.

Please see our main HRCI Recertification page.

As a SHRM Preferred Provider, Cream of the Crop Leaders offers SHRM recertification credits for all of our programs.

Here’s one:  Each participant in our top-rated Executive Presence Training will learn skills to:

Radiate a powerful, relaxed and vibrant executive presence that engages, inspires and creates buy-in

Create credibility and trust with new and existing customers, employees and clients

Develop rapport easily with anyone, including new customers, key stakeholders and staff

Cream of the Crop Leaders is a proud SHRM Preferred Provider of SHRM Recertification Credits for SCP + CP.

Both individuals and teams can receive complimentary SHRM Recertification credits and SHRM SCP + CP units by participating in our top-rated programs, including our Onsite Executive Presence Trainings, Public Executive Presence Workshops as well as many of our Other Essential Services. For onsite trainings, SHRM requests that the workshop be offered in special ways; please inquire.

Contact us now to book your session and receive your SHRM Recertification course units from us, a SHRM Recertification and SHRM Preferred Provider., offering executive presence, best transformational leadership, executive presence training, executive presence workshop, leadership presence, business presence, soft skills training, corporate team building, organizational consultant, corporate training companies, presentation training, team building retreats


Complimentary SHRM Recertification units.  That’s right:  Participants receive SHRM Recertification credits for CP + SCP at no extra charge.  CEUs for HRCI, too.


What are Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Recertification Units?

Continuing Education Unit (CEUs) and Recertification Units are put in place by professional boards and associations to protect the public and ensure skill relevancy.

SHRM:  HR Certifications – Cream of the Crop Leaders (COTC Inc.) is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

HRCI:  HR Certifications – The HR Certification Institute has pre-approved the Executive Presence Training and many other trainings/services for HR (General) credit.

Nurses and (State licensing board dependent) Pharmacists, Physical Therapists, Social WorkersThe Executive Presence Training was approved by the Western Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.  Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Utah Nurses Associations are members of the Western Multi-State Division of the American Nurses Association.

How many CEUs are offered for Cream of the Crop Leaders’ programs, including The Executive Presence Training and Other Essential Trainings & Services?

The number of CEUs for our services and trainings are determined on a case-by-case basis. That said, CEUs are typically approved like this:

Our top-rated Executive Presence (EP) Training

  • The 2-Day Executive Presence (EP) Training allows for 17 CEUs (HRCI + SHRM)

Other Essential Services

  • Our other services and trainings typically offer 7 hours for a full training day (we deduct some time for lunch/breaks). CEUs are available for most of these trainings and services, too.
What is the process for obtaining CEUs?

It’s fairly simple: 

1. Inform Cream of the Crop Leaders in advance (via our registration form) of your CEU type, license number and State of issue so that our facilitators may bring the required materials.

2. Sign in and out of the training on our Continuing and Professional Education Roster to verify 100% attendance at the program.

3. Complete a course evaluation.

4. Prior:  Of course, you’ll want to contact your State licensing board or certification institution to verify that our Preferred Provider certification units are applicable to your State Board requirements.

Continuing education certificates are either issued at the close of the training or they are processed at our office and emailed in PDF form up to 4 weeks after the event.



Is there an extra cost for receiving CEUs?

In most cases, the CEUs and Recertification Units we provide are complimentary to participants.  We provide free CEU credits for all participants for programs approved by SHRM + HRCI (HR Leaders)

Just inquire: We love jumping hurdles.

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