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SUC·CESS
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noun: success – the accomplishment of an aim or purpose.

Our History

February 3, , 2020
Salesforce in 50 Countries
Simply Success partners with an international company and authorizes it to offer its retail training services under a private label. Soon after, thousands of its distributors begin taking courses and marketing them to those in their networks.
February 3, , 2020
January 6, 2020
Certified Soft Skills Trainers
Due to the increased demand for its live training services, Simply Success launches courses and programs designed to equip business minded professionals with the skills needed to train its curriculum in workshops, conferences, seminars and more. Those who complete the course will have skills they can monetize!
January 6, 2020
November 14, 2019
Third Party Research
Success Training Institute is the beneficiary of third-party research from one of the most respected universities in the US. This further validates its training methods and most importantly, the effectiveness of its methods on the end user.
November 14, 2019
September 15, 2019
Pilot Programs
Success Training Institute launches pilot programs with several agencies in an effort to make training affordable for the first year AND to track the success of the soft skills training programs with its constituents. The pilot programs would later achieve high levels of success and lead to long term business relationships.
September 15, 2019
August 20, 2019
Sole Source Vendor
Because of its unique set of service offerings, customized online learning ecosystems and other key factors, Success Training Institute is recognized as a Sole Source Vendor by many state agencies; adding even more credibility to its original training and development services.
August 20, 2019
July 7, 2019
State Agencies Empowered with Soft Skills
Simply Success pursues and achieves contracts with various state agencies in the US. This includes many that are committed to serving the less fortunate members of society who have limited access to quality training programs – until now!
July 7, 2019
June 12, 2019
Live Training Now Available
The popularity of the online courses offered by Success Training Institute leads to a high demand for its live training services; which are touted as equally impactful and even more exciting than the online soft skills content.
June 12, 2019
May 2, 2019
We’ve Got Data. Yes, We Do!
In an effort to enhance the user experience, STI compiles data on learning habits, most popular courses, pass/fail rates and other analytics. Corporate clients have the ability to see in black and white, the impact our training makes on their employees.
May 2, 2019
April 3, 2019
Now Serving School Districts
In addition to college and universities, Success Training Institute now serves school districts. This includes faculty, staff and students. Its emotional intelligence revolution is reaching ambitious minded people of all ages.
April 3, 2019
March 5, 2019
Soft Skills “Vodcast” is Born
The best of video and the best of podcast = Vodcast! The Simply Success Vodcast becomes an immediate hit with users between the ages of 16 – 28 as the high energy, fast paced clips capture the attention, inspire and empower at the same time.
March 5, 2019
February 2, 2019
Build A Business, A Team, A Legacy
Platinum Members with Simply Success can now sell the retail, corporate, live training and training memberships to earn additional income. They can even build teams and grow a sales force by connecting with others in their circles who have the same passion for professional growth and development.
February 2, 2019
January 8, 2019
STI in Ghana
One of the largest religious organizations in Ghana enters into partnership with Simply Success. This opens the door to deliver soft skills training to the masses in West Africa.
January 8, 2019
December 1, 2018
Soft Skills Courses Equal College Credit
Students earning Success Training Institute soft skills certifications can now receive college credit from select institutions of higher learning; adding even more value to its transformative course offerings.
December 1, 2018
November 23, 2018
Award it’s largest donation to an HBCU
Presented Southern University with $109,800 in soft skills scholarships to empower their young minds. When equipped with STI soft skills certifications, the scholarship recipients of Southern University will be much more likely to land a job with the essential addition of soft skills to their resume. This represents largest amount of scholarships that STI has awarded to an HBCU to date.
November 23, 2018
November 2, 2018
Simply Success Soft Skills Assessment
Many assessments provide data with no direction. Success Training Institute develops the first assessment that guides clients on what courses to take based on their current soft skills acumen and emotional intelligence. By removing the guesswork, STI has raised the level of engagement and confidence on behalf of its students.
November 2, 2018
October 1, 2018
Partnership with International Online College
This alliance is aimed at bridging the soft skills gap worldwide as all students enrolled must now complete a minimum number of soft skills certifications prior to graduation. This connects Success Training Institute to students pursuing degrees in Canada, South Africa, the UK, Ghana as well as in the United States.
October 1, 2018
August 6. 2018
Strategic Partnership with International Religious Organization
Success Training Institute establishes an alliance with one of the largest Baptist Conventions in the world; with over 3.5 million members in the US alone. Special pricing and programs are available to the membership base and custom programs for church leadership are also available.
August 6. 2018
July 23, 2018
Career Placement Assistance Program is Launched
Through powerful alliances with organizations that recruit and place talent, STI can now offer complimentary placement assistance to its students who complete the required soft skills certifications. This helps bridge the opportunity gap and the soft skills gap simultaneously.
July 23, 2018
March 14, 2018
HBCU Initiative
High school students can now enroll in early internship programs allowing them to gain work experience, earn money for college and acquire critical soft skills. This virtual program is designed to empower students nationwide as all assignments can be completed remotely and will boost college and/or work resumes.
March 14, 2018
March 1, 2018
Summer Youth Business Academy is Developed
High school students can now enroll in early internship programs allowing them to gain work experience, earn money for college and acquire critical soft skills. This virtual program is designed to empower students nationwide as all assignments can be completed remotely and will boost college and/or work resumes.
March 1, 2018
January 1, 2018
Expansion into Additional College Markets
Success Training Institute develops programs to serve faculty, staff and students at community colleges, junior colleges and trade and technical schools. Research studies show students in two year colleges and technical schools are more deficient in the areas of soft skills training; which can drastically hinder their post collegiate success. By offering programs that allow these students to gain a competitive advantage, STI will play a major role in empowering these professionals of the future.
January 1, 2018
December 4, 2017
Recognized as Top Innovator in Education Technology
Success Training Institute was honored to be recognized at the New England Venture Summit as a Top Innovator in the category of Education Technology. This achievement underscores the efforts of the Executive Team to create powerful training programs supported by superior business models. STI is the only company in its space that offers: original training content, an evergreen library of classes, Virtual Internship Programs and a one to one match through its Global Success Initiative.
December 4, 2017
August 7, 2017
National Corporate Accounts Program Launched
Recognizing the need for soft skills training on behalf of businesses large and small, Success Training Institute developed a program that allows polished professionals to present its training programs to companies in their respective networks. Those accepted into the Corporate Program receive initial and ongoing training and can earn commissions each time their business leads are closed.
August 7, 2017
March 1, 2017
Audio Podcast Series Is Launched
In an effort to keep sales forces and business professionals in its network engaged and productive, Success Training Institute created an audio training series that can be accessed on any mobile device. The power packed, inspirational training segments are also 8 minutes or less and are now listened to by thousands all over the world. Partners of STI can also private label these training segments to further enhance their company cultures.
March 1, 2017
January 11, 2017
Success Training Institute Serves the Direct Sales Industry
Success Training Institute formed a strategic alliance with companies in the direct sales industry to provide superior training to the millions of Independent Business Owners who participate in direct sales. The customized training programs have since been proven to increase retention, enhance recruitment, increase revenues and social responsibility on behalf of partnering companies in that space.
January 11, 2017
August 26, 2016
Global Success Initiative is Launched.
Seeking ways to assist underprivileged families in acquiring the soft skills they need to succeed in life, Success Training Institute developed the Global Success Initiative. Each time a person or company purchases its training services, STI provides a free certification course to a victim of domestic violence, a disabled veteran, or a single parent living below the poverty line; providing hope and empowerment to those in need.
August 26, 2016
July 11, 2016
The “Success Squad” begins development of Spanish Language soft skills courses
The “Success Squad” begins development of Spanish Language soft skills courses, translating and recreating many existing lessons.
July 11, 2016
June 6, 2016
Virtual Internship Program (VIP) is Launched
Virtual Internship Program (VIP) is Launched to Help College Students Gain Experience, Earn Money for College and Achieve Soft Skills Certifications. With the ability to work remotely, the VIP Initiative allows students all over the world the opportunity to gain the experience needed to become more marketable and competitive in the global marketplace.
June 6, 2016
May 30, 2016
Success Training Institute Honors Military Veterans
Success Training Institute Honors Military Veterans by Providing Complimentary Classes to Vets Seeking Employment. The battery of classes offered allows veterans to make a smoother transition into the civilian workforce.
May 30, 2016
April 5, 2016
Success Training Institute launches its Custom Services Division
Success Training Institute launches its Custom Services Division; which allows companies to receive private labeled versions of the training platform. They can also actively participate in the production process by selecting the onscreen talent, training topics and much more.
April 5, 2016
March 7, 2016
Developed and Introduced to accommodate growing retail client base
New Learning Management Platform is Developed and Introduced to accommodate growing retail client base and setting the stage for the Company to offer more innovative training and development programs.
March 7, 2016
February 2, 2016
Receives exemption from state licensure from the Texas Workforce Commission
Success Training Institute receives exemption from state licensure from the Texas Workforce Commission; meaning the avocational and career focus of its training programs make them free from state educational regulations.
February 2, 2016
December 9, 2015
Surpasses 400 Original Soft Skills Training Lessons in its Library!
Surpasses 400 Original Soft Skills Training Lessons in its Library! With new lessons produced and released each month, Success Training Institute continues its commitment to becoming the most prolific provider of soft skills training content on the planet.
December 9, 2015
October 7, 2015
Company moves its headquarters to Fort Worth, Texas.
Company moves its headquarters to Fort Worth, Texas. The downtown Fort Worth offices connects Success Training Institute to an area overflowing with professionals and entrepreneurs seeking advancement. The majority of its staff is still allowed a flex schedule and the freedom to work remotely.
October 7, 2015
September 28, 2015
First corporate contract is awarded
First corporate contract is awarded when a California based nutritional and wellness company saw the value in innovative soft skills training and, like the test studies showed, its teams were empowered with knowledge and increased productivity. Like the first dollar earned by a new restaurant, the first client proved what we thought all along – our soft skills training programs work!
September 28, 2015
August 24, 2015
Soft skills courses for High School Seniors and College Students.
Recognizing the need to equip the workforce of tomorrow, Success Training Institute develops soft skills courses for High School Seniors and College Students.
August 24, 2015
July 10, 2015
Success Training Institute officially launches its soft skills training platform
After several months in production, the Success Training Institute officially launches its soft skills training platform with hundreds of high quality lessons designed to appeal to corporate and retail clients.
July 10, 2015
October 28, 2014
Success Training Institute begins full scale production
Empowered by a series of positive test studies and a powerful training system, Success Training Institute begins full scale production by filming lessons in studio, developing the learning management software, the corporate and retail marketing strategies and the plans for long term success.
October 28, 2014
August 19, 2014
The SIPS Instructional Method© was developed and tested.
The SIPS Instructional Method© was developed and tested. This delivered training in bite sized segments (SIPS) as opposed to large gulps. This method centers around the theory that people learn better in short, power packed segments. Therefore, the curriculum development team began producing soft skills training content that could be effectively absorbed by users in 8 minutes or less.
August 19, 2014
July 14, 2014
Wallace assembled a team of skilled professionals
Wallace assembled a team of skilled professionals and they set out to make the classes offered by Success Training Institute Stimulating, Inspirational, Practical and Structured (SIPS). This executive team, which came to be known internally as the Success Squad, included IT All Stars, Video and Production Gurus, Curriculum Development Dynamos, Amazing Administrators and a host of Awesome Strategic Advisers.
July 14, 2014
July 8, 2014
High Achievers Society was founded
High Achievers Society was founded as the parent company of Success Training Institute. The new company was officially launched in Addison, Texas to bridge the soft skills gap by equipping college students, working professionals, life learners and entrepreneurs with original, impactful soft skills training.
July 8, 2014
November 30, 2013
Additional test studies were conducted
Additional test studies were conducted as numerous professionals and executives viewed the initial classes and were overwhelmingly pleased with the effectiveness of the content and the quality of the video productions. Many of these professionals would join the Advisory Team and or refer the training to colleagues, partners and associates. Over 96% of the business leaders who viewed the classes stated they would buy them for their employees as well as for themselves.
November 30, 2013
August 25, 2013
Recognizing the power of soft skills training in the workplace
Recognizing the power of soft skills training in the workplace, Wallace distanced himself from his other business ventures to devote 100% of his time and energy to developing a cutting edge soft skills training curriculum that would empower and inspire professionals from all walks of life.
August 25, 2013
April 28, 2013
Idea of developing an innovative professional development platform
The idea of developing an innovative professional development platform was born when Success Training Institute Founder DL Wallace created a battery of a soft skills training classes designed to help educators and administrators excel and advance in their respective careers. Those who participated in this “test study” experienced extraordinary results and reached their goals at a much faster and more consistent rate that those who did not have access to the training.
April 28, 2013
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