High-impact, High-energy experiences!

Vitalia Bryn-Pundyk is a passionate educator, an entertaining professional speaker and a captivating trainer. Using Accelerated Learning strategies, Vitalia’s presentations are participant-focused and filled with interactive involvement. Vitalia educates, inspires, and motivates audiences to “Maximize Their Potential!” and prosper through professional development and personal growth.

Selected Programs:

“Maximize Your Potential!”
(1-3 hour or 1-3 day intensive training)
This all-encompassing training seminar is my “most requested” and includes content from some of my other popular workshops. It is a high-impact, high-energy experience that is geared for participants seeking goal-achievement strategies and overcoming challenges! NOTE: Message and objectives may be customized to fit your group’s specific needs.

“Leadership Excellence!”
(1-3 hour or 1-3 day intensive training)
Workshop includes content from five other programs: “Get Set for Success”, “Don’t Give in to the Doubters”, “Values and Leadership”, “Get Ready – Get Set – Goal!” and “Finding the Leader Within You.”

“Attitude is Everything!”
(1-3 hour or 1-3 day intensive training)
Do your workers need an “Attitude Adjustment?!” This nuts and bolts interactive seminar teaches the importance of good working relationships for career success and illustrates how attitude affects human relations. This participant-focused, activity-oriented training seminar offers plenty of time for fun, communication games, small-group discussion, and problem analysis. Participants will acquire the tools necessary for keeping motivation high when morale may be low. Don’t allow bad attitudes to diminish productivity. Let this seminar help adjust your employees’ negativity!

“The Triple AAA Factor: Attitude-Achievement-Accountability!”
(75 min. wkshp)
Whether you’re a leader supervising your specific department or teams, or an individual team player working towards a common goal, each one of us is held accountable for our own individual, as well as our team’s success. The main lesson or message presented in this workshop is just how much in terms of career success your attitude really counts!

The problem with attitudes is that they are a disease. Good or bad, they are contagious. This workshop examines:

* Understanding human relations
* Recognizing destructive vs. productive attitudes
* Learning how a positive attitude can help you succeed on the job
* Discovering how the right attitude can help you to solve problems on the job, resulting in higher levels of achievement.

“Get Set for Success!”
This goal-focused, high-participatory workshop focuses on motivation and success! It includes: defining success, how attitudes impact success, how role models influence our lives, qualities effective leaders must possess, five-step formula for success, and five important secrets all successful people know.
“Don’t Give in to the Doubters!”
This workshop provides a brief overview of the challenges we may face and why we fail, versus strategies we can use to succeed. We will examine a five-step formula for success and the four key elements any individual or organization needs to succeed.

“Values and Leadership”
This participant-centered, goal-focused workshop examines values and leadership as they relate to both individual and team success. The primary focus includes discussion on personal values, beliefs, and ideas that affect the decisions we make and the actions we take. Leadership skills, traits, and attributes are presented from a variety of perspectives, as well as team building strategies that will prompt members to action! Geared for participants working towards a goal and who wish to improve team member relations.

“Get Ready – Get Set – Goal!”

It has been said many times that luck happens when preparation and opportunity meet. This workshop emphasizes the importance of diligent practice, preparation, and commitment to follow through. Be a winner! Learn how you can make small changes for big improvements and achieve that winning goal! NOTE: This is an excellent workshop for both personal and professional development, and its message and objectives are specifically customized to fit your group’s particular goals.

“Finding the Leader Within You”

Good leaders are made not born. If you have the desire and will power, you can become an effective leader. Good leaders develop through a never-ending process of self-study, education, training, and experience. This workshop focuses on the human relations aspect of earning trust and respect from your team members, and the qualities effective leaders must possess. It is geared for participants ready to lead their teams to success.

“Eye On the Future”
We must all have a dream. Without one, we lack definiteness of purpose. Napoleon Hill said that definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. You must first know where you are going if you are ever to have any hope of arriving there. This workshop focuses on how to overcome confidence-shaking moments, maintain focus on your goals, and what sets the achievers apart from the non-achievers.

“Listen and Learn”

If we can’t listen, we can’t learn. For most of us, just listening to information is not good enough to learn quickly and effectively. This workshop focuses on acquiring good listening skills and getting the information we need to respond appropriately and influence effectively. Become a better communicator and learn the difference between giving instruction versus giving information. Develop your assertiveness skills through polite messages without damaging your personal or professional relationships.

“The Professional Advantage”

First impressions are often lasting impressions. This workshop focuses on resume writing, interview skills and dressing for success. In addition, the workshop content will emphasize good communication, time-management and organizational skills, and the importance of developing good human relation skills. Make your first impression your best impression.

This workshop addresses the need for being proficient in our careers, having pride in our work, and maintaining a professional image. Content includes: developing our skill sets to the highest degree possible, fostering positive and productive work relationships with colleagues, supervisors and customers, our communication styles and the messages we convey through verbal/non-verbal behaviors, and the habits that can lead us to success or set us up for failure. This workshop helps to increase employee productivity and improve work performance.

“Conflict Resolution”

We deal with conflict everyday. How we deal with conflict is crucial to our own success. Participants will examine the cause of conflict from a variety of perspectives and will learn the strategies for achieving peaceful resolution. NOTE: This workshop is often coupled with “Dealing With Difficult People”.

“Dealing With Difficult People”

This workshop examines difficult personalities you may encounter during your workday and effective strategies for reducing workplace stress. Participants are often surprised when they discover habits, traits, or behavior patterns that they themselves possess which could be labeled as “difficult.” Please note that this is intended to be a non-threatening, fun, and humorous session. The focus is to acquire strategies that help participants to understand, cope with, and manage difficult personalities more effectively. NOTE: This workshop is often coupled with “Conflict Resolution.”

The “Road to Happiness”
The “Road to Happiness” offers simple exercises and activities to help you recognize the joy in every aspect of your life. Come learn the four principles of everyday happiness. Topics included are: happiness discovered at home, relationships, body, career, money, and nature. NOTE: Although this workshop can be tailored for any audience, its heartfelt message primarily focuses on women – especially single, widowed, or divorced. (Vitalia shares her own personal story).


As an active member of the National Speakers Association and Toastmasters International, Vitalia is recognized as an ACG (Advanced Communicator Gold) and a CL (Competent Leader), and has won numerous awards in humorous speech competitions. She also received the most “Outstanding Performance” and “Human Relations” awards from the Dale Carnegie Institute in both the “Dale Carnegie” and “Leadership Training for Managers” courses. In addition, her honors include winning both the 1989 “Miss Coon Rapids” title as well as “Miss Congeniality” and she was a Top 10 semi-finalist in the 1990 Miss Minnesota Scholarship Pageant.

Vitalia is multi-lingual (Ukrainian, English and Spanish) and graduated from the University of Minnesota with a M.Ed. in Second Languages and Cultures and a minor in Theatre. She has worked in the education field (since 1988) both as a professor of Spanish and as a district-wide administrator, and continues to enjoy working as a professional speaker, workshop presenter, and staff development trainer.

Vitalia’s leadership experience includes both the small business and corporate world where she has worked as an educator, an entertaining professional speaker and a captivating trainer. She is the founder and director of “La Fiesta School of Spanish,” a former senior trainer and business development strategist with “Summit Group International,” and the president and CEO of her own speaking, leadership training, and mentoring business “Vitalia Success Seminars.” Vitalia has worked with many businesses in wide array of industries across the country offering high-content, interactive workshops that are filled with fun, humor and teachable moments.
The tools and techniques she shares with her audience for enhancing their communication effectiveness and increasing their leadership and people management skills consistently have a dramatic positive impact. That impact comes in the form of more goal-achievement strategies, more confidence, and improved human relations skills, often resulting in more business, increased productivity, team cohesiveness, and significantly higher levels of success.

It has been said many times that luck is when preparation and opportunity meet. Vitalia believes that through skill development and preparation, we create our own opportunities. She entertains audiences with her motivational and delightful personal stories where the recurring message throughout her workshops is to: “Dream Big! Think Positive! Be Determined! Take Risks! and Persevere!”

What they say about Vitalia:

"Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! You did such a wonderful job speaking both times last Sunday morning---Your presentations went way beyond expectations! People just couldn't stop talking about your enthusiasm and powerful messages! We really appreciate all you did to prepare for the morning talks and for coming so early and being so prepared. Thanks for everything!"
  Carol Jessen Klixbull and Sheila Ballweg-Pulju (Red Hat Classy Sassy Ladies-Event Co-chairs)

“Vitalia absolutely fits her name—full of vitality, enthusiasm, as well as being a total professional in her speech, preparedness and relevancy of topics….”
Paulette Ford (Teacher at Mankato Central High School, MN.) 

“Vitalia was excellent in that she was culture-sensitive to so many different student needs.”
Connie Townswick (Teacher at Barron High School, WI.)

“Vitalia is a very professional, effective and interesting presenter.”
Kathy Johnson (Teacher at Mankato Central High School, MN.) 

“Very organized, effective transitions, and provided great in-sites on career opportunities, professionalism, and success strategies.”
(Workshop Participant )


Vitalia has spoken for these groups and many more:

SAFLA (South Arkansas Foreign Language Association)
AFLTA (Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association)
Red Hat Society
Dunwoody College of Technology
National Multiple Sclerosis Society (MN. Chapter)
NOPHNRCSE (National Organization of Professional Hispanics Natural Resource Conservation Service Employees)
Minnesota River Valley Education District



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