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Algonquin Motivational Speakers

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Barry Bradford
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Eric S.
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Barry Bradford is a very engaging and charismatic speaker. He made several presentations to my classroom on various topics via Google Hangouts. He went above and beyond on every presentation and really engaged the students from start to finish. His speaking and storytelling skills are impeccable.

  • 16 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Carol A.
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Excellent magic tricks - kept people entertained. Good personality

Jeff Rogers Unlimited
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Carrie S.
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Jeff was an excellent speaker for our event. He got the audience laughing and engaged right away and by the end of his presentation they were hanging on every word. Easy to work with and I would highly recommend him! He's also a snappy dresser.

Erini Yoga & Wellness, Ltd.
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Maria D.
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I hired Loukia to help me with my stress and overall health. Her approach is unique. She works on changing your behaviors and mindset. She's very supportive and provided me with tools to help reduce my stress and lose weight. She's not about quick fixes. She works to get you to a point where your behavior changes for the long haul. You are really doing all the work but she has this way of getting you to see through your own BS and excuses so you WANT to change. I've worked with dietitians and nutritionists before (along with personal trainers). They were good but I never really worked through my "stuff." I think every adult can use a wellness coach!

Carrie Grace
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Rachel E.
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I haven't heard a speaker this good in a long time. We thoroughly enjoyed Carrie's talk.

Tony Shavers III
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Phil M.
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Tony is a dynamic, engaging speaker. He speaks with passion and his professionalism is second to none. Our experience in working with Tony was nothing less than inspirational, motivational and educational. His sessions are full of life and everyone left feeling encouraged to plan and aim for success. Tony is full of tenacity. His work ethic is impeccable, and is ability to engage with his audience is outstanding.

Connie Hurtado
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
I. G.
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I stumbled across Connie's site via google while looking for inspirational quotes. She had a video series called "Coffee with Connie." These motivational videos were exactly what I needed to start my day. I found myself logging in every morning to start my day. Thanks for sharing your experiences!

Matt Mayberry Enterprises
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Molli H.
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I have had the pleasure of seeing a lot of motivational speakers over the past twenty years, and I can honestly say that Matt Mayberry is the absolute best that I had seen yet. His passion, content, and engagement is one of a kind!

Quantum Leap
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
April D.
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Nancy is an outstanding speaker and motivator. She is smart, witty and articulate. She makes me laugh with her wonderful sense of humor. I learn so much from her every time I hear her speak!

Donohue Consulting Inc
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Gilda R.
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I hired Patrick Donohue to speak as part of the Glenbard Parent Series: GPS Navigating Healthy Families. Pat did a great job connecting with the audience and providing practical study and life skill tips for high school parents. Pat combines the motivational skills of an athletic coach, with command of a great teacher and the insight of a parent to provide a presentation that is both informative and engaging. I also hired Pat to work with student leaders. With students, Pat is energetic, interactive, funny and challenging. He pushes students to think about real issues and to become their best selves. If you hire Pat for any audience, you will be hiring a speaker who is engaging, well prepared and will make your event a success

  • 5 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Ami S.
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Joel was mesmerizing..fantastic performer..energizing and very funny..

GoPositiv
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Shane Y.
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Don was a keynote speaker for the Human Capital Institute (HCI) and did a fantastic job! Attendees loved his dynamic stage presence and especially his research on the neuroscience of happiness. Don's content was very helpful and insightful, with simple ways everyone could incorporate his clever strategies into their organizations as well as their lives.

LBA Consulting
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Ty F.
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Best speaker I’ve seen in years… Her story is beings globally, beginning in Ghana, then London, then USA and in Wisconsin. Lovina fuels others with humbling & relatable stories all linked together in a half hour packed with the passion, credibility and support others need. THEN… as a bonus she has handouts & exercises to get folks active and pumped up about overcoming their obstacles in the pursuit of success. When you hire her, the audience will be more educated, inspired if your like me… you’ll Love her like a sister when done.

Kenney Creative
5.0
from 1 review
  • 26 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Nina H.
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Cindy is the best of the best! She is someone you just want to get to know. She handled everything so beautifully and led us through it each step of the way. Our wedding was better than we could have ever hoped for! She made the entire wedding so personal and even wrote the most incredible poem about our lives together. We are going to have it framed as a lifelong reminder! With Cindy performing our marriage, we always felt comfortable that everything was in control and would go well - and believe me, that's a great feeling! After all, your wedding is your most important day! Cindy doesn't only have a lot of experience marrying people, but she has been a speaker for years! So she is very used to talking to big crowds. This was so wonderful, because she came across so natural, she could be heard well, and really knew how to "present" the ceremony so that it all comes off without a problem. She is also great for those awkward "on the spot" moments where no one knows what to do or say. (We had one of those with my mother-in-law, but Cindy handled it beautifully!) Everyone was so pleased and very impressed. She led us through our rehearsal so we all knew what to do and what to expect. She helped us to write our vows without being intrusive or pushy. She was sooooo helpful! She organized our music for us, helped us to chose readings and just put together and overall ceremony that blew us away! Oh, and she also created our wedding bulletins! They were really awesome! I just loved them!!! I will recommend Cindy to everyone (and do). She is that on-in-a-million type of person you just hope will come into your life. We will always be grateful that she came into ours!!!!

  • 26 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jim E.
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John was excellent to work with in every facet. He was quick to respond and engaging in the process leading up to his presentation, and his engagement (I wouldn't call it a "speech", as there was so much audience participation) was excellent. I would highly recommend.

Events by Vanessa
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Amber O.
Verified review

Vanessa was great at managing our event. We had 100 attendees. She handled everything from the hotel room block, to prepping speakers, to handling all the food, beverage, flowers, and decorations. It was great to rely on her keen eye to attention. The event was in excellent hands and I didn't have to stress with any of the details! Thank you!

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Doug Dvorak is a professional motivational speaker for business, offering laughter programs that combine an inspirational message with humor. Doug Dvorak uses unique topics and humorous presentation to encourage listeners to excel and achieve personal and business success.

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I am a professional clean humor motivational speaker and comedian. My humor is as inspiring as it is funny. Each of my presentation includes clean family humor, music and audience participation that can be tailored to your needs. My family-oriented stand up comedy has been seen on Showtime, A&E and ABC. I have authored three illustrated humor books for women, and my writing has been featured in the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series.

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Anita Smith endeavors to coach adolescent girls and women in empowerment and healthier self-perception through supplying options for change, growth, and develop by way of workshops, mentoring, training, conferences and resources by the aid of quality products, services, integrity, reliability, faith, and hard work for the purpose of adapting or transforming their mindsets to break the unhealthy, pre-set rules governing their lives. * Crystal M. Gaines, client: Crystal M. hired me as a speaker in 2010 and hired me more than once. Top qualities: expert, on time, high integrity “We requested Anita to speak to our youth and women on personal development. She was knowledgeable, very encouraging, and our attendees came away with a new perspective.” * Quincy Bingham, client: Quincy hired me as a career coach in 2009 and hired me more than once. Top qualities: great results, expert, good value “Anita identified what messages I was trying to convey and helped me to effectively communicate those messages, verbally and non-verbally with my clients, friends, and family, especially when the stakes were high. We worked on my body language, pitch, tone, gestures, style of dress and the overall synergy of my presence. The sessions were fun, yet extremely informative! Now I use nearly everything I learned on an everyday basis. I feel like a new me!” * Veela Ammons, Owner/Founder, Image and Beauty Management, colleague She worked directly with me. “Anita Smith is a consummate professional, not only as a teacher, trainer, coach, but she is also a phenomenal speaker. I've had the pleasure of working with her on some projects and would welcome the opportunity again. Her enthusiasm is contagious. I'm glad that I know her. Sincerely, Veela Ammons” * Olguine Oriental, student, University of Saint Thomas - School of Business, colleague Olguine worked directly with me. “Anita is an amazing speaker and really inspires others when she speaks. I truly enjoyed your motivational talks and would love to attend more in the future. Thank you for making Miss Black Minnesota such a positive event.” January 5, 2011 * Arthur Horton III, educational counselor - TRiO, City Colleges of Chicago, colleague He worked with me. “Ms. Smith is one of the best motivational speakers that I have met. When we appeared for a speaking engagement without students, she performed so well that we had to bring her back a second time. She really connected well with students, and it helped motivate them to find out what they do well and move forward in their future endeavors whether it be college or technical school.” January 12, 2011 * Nancy Tennicott, client Nancy hired me as a model in 2003. Top qualities: personable, on time, high integrity “Anita was one of our models at Ford Models. She proved herself to be a very reliable and personable model.” May 12, 2010 I also do phone consultations.

  • 14 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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Heidi Kramer is a registered and licensed dietitian with a B.S. in Dietetics, Nutrition and Food Science from Northern Illinois University. She is a nutrition consultant, inspirational speaker, and author/writer with over 20 years of experience in public speaking and the healthcare industry. Heidi is the owner of Life Inspired Speaking, where as a nutrition expert and breast cancer survivor, she has inspired audiences of 10-10,000 with the message of hope and healing, and achieving one's personal health best. Currently, she resides in Cary, Illinois where she meets clients for consultations, teaches weekly classes, and facilitates her widely popular "Inspired Living: A Healthy Weigh of Life" programs. Heidi is a contributing nutrition writer for McHenry County Living Magazine, where on a local level, she is inspiring health and wellness in her own community. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association and the Illinois Dietetic Association. Heidi has always believed that creating balance and wellness in your life happens one healthy choice at a time! For more about Heidi's philosophy on nutrition and fresh food living, visit her website.

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Eyes to See and Ears to Hear Ministries is a unique Catholic ministry that offers a variety of options for meeting your parish or organization's spiritual needs. Our speakers and entertainers are on fire for Holy Mother Church and her teachings, and enjoy the challenge of finding new ways to communicate the gospel message in creative, fun, and engaging ways. We offer Catholic speakers, Catholic storytelling for children and families, youth ministry event planning and direction, and publish a variety of parish catechetical aids and materials.

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