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Glendale Heights Motivational Speakers

Browse these motivational speakers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Glendale Heights.

  • 5 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Adonya C.
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She is an inspiring motivator to your child. She is warm, caring and very knowledgeable of all subjects. I would recommend her to anyone (child or adult). She not only helped my daughter with learning subjects for the ACT, but also with helpful hints and techniques. Lastly, my daughter also suffered from anxiety during testing. I'm happy to say she did not experience any anxiety when testing!!!

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Barry Bradford
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro 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

MASTER Coaching and Massage
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Debbie K.
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Migdalia was my small group leader and mentor. She performed with thoughtfulness, love and care. Her words were always well thought and well spoken to add just the right encouragement and advice. She is wise, perceptive and insightful. I highly recommend her to anyone who needs support and coaching.

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  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
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Kat H.
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If you long to get unstuck and build the life and career you want, make an investment in yourself and book a session with Sarah. She is my go-to life coach to keep me inspired, motivated and empowered.

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

    Rev. Darrell Jones
    5.0
    from 10 reviews
      Laura D.
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      I had a few one-on-one sessions with Darrell. He is an excellent counselor, speaker and leader! I appreciate his calm demeanor and ability to help clear the clutter from your mind, and focus on the positive things in every situation.

      MJ MVP TEAM
      5.0
      from 9 reviews
      • 18 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Alan J.
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      Michael has been a great motivational speaker for Score Chicago volunteers. He gets them"fired up and ready to go". He also has been a keynote speaker for our events. He become a good friend for the chapter and we consider him a valued resource.

      Matt Mayberry Enterprises
      4.9
      from 7 reviews
      • 8 hires on Thumbtack
      Molli H.
      Verified review

      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!

      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!

      Donohue Consulting Inc
      5.0
      from 5 reviews
      • 6 years in business
      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

      The Journey Ahead
      5.0
      from 5 reviews
      • 2 years in business
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      Kerry H.
      Verified review

      Stephen is a valued member of the Harmony 4 Hope Rare Storytellers Team, where he shares his daughter's journey with Joubert Syndrome while also advocating for the rare disease community as a whole. As a Harmony 4 Hope Rare Storyteller, Stephen inspires and educates future physicians and healthcare practitioners on rare disease in Chicago's renowned medical communities. Stephen is a heartfelt and dynamic speaker who consistently brings great insight and professionalism to our charity organization. As the founder of this organization, I am grateful to have Stephen's support and commitment to our mission.

      • 26 years in business
      • 3 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.

      Loren Michaels Dream Squad
      5.0
      from 2 reviews
      • 6 years in business
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      Amy M.
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      Loren Michaels brought an amazing motivational experience to the kids at Rich South. I look forward to working with him more in the future!

      Kenney Creative
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 26 years in business
      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!!!!

      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!

      • 19 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Melanie H.
      Verified review

      Received a tremendous amount of awesome feedback from my employees. It is not unusual for people to still be talking about this after a day, but people were still talking about this the next week and they are still talking! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Adam G.
      Verified review

      Overall, Darlene did a great job. There was some positive feedback from some of the members of the Association.

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      • 20 years in business
      About

      You are your choices. Dan is an inspirational speaker and author who has a hard-hitting message that changes peoples lives. He is a quad amputee who will reach and move your audience to understand that choices and attitude determine results.

      • 4 years in business
      About

      Cheszerae is a personable, vibrant, innovative and skilled motivational speaker, Doctor of Education candidate and life coach who helps people reach their highest potential in the emotional, spiritual, professional and social areas of life. She applies sound biblical principles to any situation. Radical, cutting-edge, wise, and trailblazer lady with a heart for people are some of the words/phrases used to describe Cheszerae. As a role model, professional recording artist and doctoral scholar, Cheszerae decided to start her coaching business following the voice of God to serve and equip people of all walks of life to build a journey and pathway in the marketplace that is pleasing to Him. Prior to her role as a life coach, Cheszerae served the public in various sectors, such as nonprofit, entertainment, religious and hospitality markets. With an overwhelming love for Christ and passion for personal growth in others, Cheszerae invests quality one-on-one time with each client and/or heart-to-heart intimate group training. She will continue until your goal is clearly discovered and successfully completed.

      • 18 years in business
      About

      My speaking style is interactive inspirational and involves practical application opportunities. I mix humor and real life stories to connect with the audience to leave a lasting impression and cause real transformation.

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