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Best of 2016

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  1. #1 JLynne Consulting Group, LLC (Jen Croneberger)

    (51 reviews)

    Aysylu I.

    Our entire team was really impressed with Jen's inspirational stories. Her words came straight from her heart. We all related to them because most of us have experienced what she went through (won't go into details. You should hear it yourself) I would recommend her to other companies as a motivational speaker.

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  2. #2 The FREEMAN INSTITUTE® -- "Dealing With People Who Drive You Crazy"®

    (22 reviews)

    Alissa W.

    Joel came in for a brief presentation on working with people of different personalities. The discussion was very informative. He also did an excellent job of taking our new mission statement and really expounding on what it implies for every employee.

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  3. #3 John Verrico

    (15 reviews)

    Bruce B.

    John was everything we were looking for in a motivational speaker. He talked about servant leadership and contrasted it with classical management (top-down), all the while using stories and humor. Many of our attendees told me privately that they liked John and thought he did a good job. I recommend him for others.

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  4. #4 Tristan James

    (2 reviews)

    Megan L.

    My High School hired Tristan James to be the motivational speaker at our senior class convocation. He was absolutely phenomenal and his words left a monumental mark on every single person in the audience. We could not have asked for anything more! I 100% recommend Tristan James to anyone looking for a person to bring inspiration, wisdom, and happiness to their guests at any event. You rock Tristan!

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  5. #5 PreyOnSuccess

    (6 reviews)

    Jessica B.

    Highly motivational speaker that has spent over 10 years working with at-risk youth through mentoring and coaching. Faculty and students gave phenomenal feedback and look forward to working more closely throughout the school year. Our kids are champions! Thank you for your message of purpose, personal responsibility, and perseverance.

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  6. #6 PPA (Planned Positive Attitude) Professional Services

    (6 reviews)

    John W.

    100% satisfied. Catered presentation to the audience and kept entire crowd energized for the length of the presentation. Great Speaker that I'd recommend to any group.

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  7. #7 Reklis Coaching and Consulting

    (4 reviews)

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Thumbtack Spotlight

William Blades, LLC, Sales & Leadership Specialist

I started my business to do for corporations what I had done for my own sales force and for clients: grow both their people and revenue.

Bill Blades is a well-experienced speaker and consultant who has helped numerous manufacturers and distributors improve their revenue, culture and leadership, while having fun all throughout the process. He serves an international market, with North America as his focal point.

I have had a plethora of successful projects, but one would be a distributor that had stagnant revenues of exactly $50 million for 5 years. In my first 18 months, we ramped up to $87 million. I continued to work with them as advisor to the CEO, President, V.P. of Sales, V.P. of Operations, and the salespeople plus serving as Interim V.P. of Sales. I stayed with them until we surpassed $220 million and remained for occasional visits and telephone conferences as they closed in on $300 million.

Bill primarily sees himself in the role of educator, and he can emancipate you from your ignorance. Learn from his vast experience, and see your sales shoot up the way you envisioned it should.

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Best of 2015

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  1. #1 The FREEMAN INSTITUTE® -- "Dealing With People Who Drive You Crazy"®

    (22 reviews)

    Lance H.

    This is the PMIWDC review of Dr. Joel Freeman's presentation “Dealing With People Who Drive You Crazy” delivered on 01/20/2015 at the Fairview Park Marriott Hotel. Of the 275 attendees, there were 155 responses to our survey. Speaker Rating (5 point scale) --------------------------------------- Speaker's Delivery: 4.70 Value/Appropriateness of the Topic: 4.63 Additionally, here are comments relevant to Joel's presentation: ------------------------------------------------------ - Great Presentation - He needs more time to talk. - Speaker is very animated - certainly kept me awake but also hard to follow his point at 8:07 pm. Lots of graphs, not much explanations on influencing different people. - Excellent speaker - Exceptional! Well done! - Speaker effectiveness off the chart! No suggestion- Amazing! Best speech in a while! - Please bring Mr. Freeman back each year. - Great speaker and topic! - Not really my style of speaker. It was too "informercialish" in beginning but better about 15 min in when we got to the "meat." My feedback as the event coordinator: ------------------------------------------------------ Joel was exceptionally easy to work with. He was flexible in tailoring his presentation to our member's needs. His visual were legible for the large ballroom. He communicated frequently with our team and showed great interest in the engagement.

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“Need a Motivational Speaker”

Lutherville Timonium, MD

Event type
Other (Professional Organization of top producers in real estate in Baltimore.)
Age of guests
18 and older
Details
Guest to be a motivational speaker to talk approximately 45 minutes on thinking out of the box.
$2500
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“Need a Motivational Speaker”

Harrisburg, PA

Event type
Corporate or organization conference, School or educational event, Company or Office event
Age of guests
18 and older
Details
It is an employee appreciation day for Pressley Ridge, a non-profit mental health organization that specializes in serving children and families. Looking for a motivation speaker for part of the day.
$1500
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“Need a Motivational Speaker ”

Silver Spring, MD

Event type
School or educational event
Age of guests
12-17
Details
I'm looking for someone who can really motivate high school girls who are almost out of high school.
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