Linda Byars Swindling
Linda Byars Swindling, JD, CSP, also made a major career switch. In her case she went from the courtroom to the boardroom. Formerly an attorney and partner by the age of 30 at a major law firm, she became an author and entrepreneurial workplace negotiator. Linda, whose latest book Stop Complainers and Energy Drainers; How To Negotiate Work Drama To Get More Done, was published by Wiley, is now an accomplished keynote speaker, executive coach, and strategic consultant. Linda is president of Journey On, her Dallas-based, woman-owned business that customizes training programs, strategic consulting and executive coaching. She is also the author of the popular “Passports to Success” series, which offers thirteen titles on workplace and communication issues. She is a national officer of the National Speakers Association, a Certified Speaking Professional and works with Fortune 500 companies, government entities and international associations.