Accent Learning and Consulting

Do you wish your team worked better together?

About Us

Sarah Gibson

Sarah J. Gibson, Certified Speaking Professional, speaks, trains and consults with organizations who want to be better at what they do. Sarah is the founder of Accent Learning and Consulting, a firm focused on enabling teams to crack the communication code, engage in difficult conversations and create cultures where people thrive.

Sarah’s unique ability to articulate the underlying patterns and concerns holding teams back, makes her a much sought-after speaker and leadership consultant. Sarah’s specialty is giving teams tools and language, so they can create environments where a culture of trust and accountability can thrive.

Whether your needs are around team building, communication styles, gender differences or generations, Sarah J. Gibson talks about real life issues and charts a path that helps you to implement them into your workplace. She delves into concepts you are familiar with, and helps you to think about them in new and exciting ways.

Sarah J. Gibson is a generations expert. She writes, lectures, coaches and consults about the changing generations in the work force and how they can more effectively communicate together. From leader to new hires, she offers insights into how the complexities and the diversity of the modern work environment can lead to a positive workplace. She helps organizations bridge gaps and bring people together. She employs interactive adult-learning principles to achieve real-world solutions.

Sarah’s book, Geezer. Punk. Whatever. is a practical guide to generational communication and has been used by individuals and organizations across North America.

Sarah has spoken for a wide variety of audiences ranging across financial, government, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, professional associations and professional services industries.

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Testimonials For Accent Learning and Consulting

  • Sarah is one of the most personable, versatile, engaging and fun speakers I have ever worked with – and I’ve worked with quite a few. Her stories and illustrations bring the content to life for audiences across all age groups, experience levels and industries. Sarah’s presence on the agenda tells participants the event organizers truly care about t

    Allison C. Talent Development
  • We have observed Sarah’s ability to speak to over 200 of our clients, inciting them through humor and facts to better understand the generational divides, to an audience of employees, motivating them to view the business world in which they work through their co-workers’ communication styles and needs. In both cases, everyone leaves with a smile an

    Laura W. Legal
  • Sarah does an excellent job of striking a balance between challenging the thinking of our group while also making concepts tangible, relatable and actionable. She is extremely well researched; a true expert on her topics, and her “down to earth” style helps her audience engage in very practical ways. I plan to use her again.

    Nan P. Insurance
  • Sarah possesses the rare quality of sharing her considerable expertise in a way that is both engaging and informative. There was a strong consensus from the group that she provided one of the most impactful learning experiences that they could recall.

    Jaimes J. Financial


Facilitator Accreditation

Become an Accredited Facilitator for The Five Behaviors® Team Development to unlock organizations’ untapped potential with this breakthrough program. Whether you’re a seasoned expert or new to this team development solution, this course will increase your knowledge and strengthen your Five Behaviors facilitation skills.

With The Five Behaviors® Facilitator Accreditation, you will dive deep into the Five Behaviors model and facilitation best practices. This five-week course will help you build the confidence and expertise to navigate The Five Behaviors Team Development sessions, fine-tuning your skills to deliver an effective experience for any team.

Online Program Includes:

  • Five week course plus pre-work
  • Weekly 90-minute instructor-led sessions
  • Three to four hours of self-directed online study per week
  • Final exam
  • Accreditation certificate
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team eBook

Accreditation will be granted upon completion of the Wiley course and passing of the accompanying exam. Accreditation is valid for two years at which point you have the option to renew

The Five Behaviors offers SHRM credential-holders the opportunity to earn 19 professional development credits (PDCs) from the Society for Human Resource Management when they complete The Five Behaviors Facilitator Accreditation.

Start your journey toward building your confidence and competence in effectively delivering The Five Behaviors program!


Upcoming Classes

  • October 05 – November 09, 2022

    The Five Behaviors® Facilitator Accreditation-Clients: OCT 5 (2 PM Chicago/8 PM London)
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Featured Skills

  • Developing Healthy Team Skills
  • Teambuilding
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Handling Conflict Well