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In mid-September, Positively Naperville received a letter to the editor from Loren Michaels Harris regarding an NPR.org story about the Ohio police release of graphic overdose photos featured on Sept. 12, 2016. As publisher of the hyper local monthly publication in a city focused on fighting addictions and drug abuse of all kinds, I was struck by Loren’s thoughtful, timely and meaningful words, especially as they related to local initiatives such as “Connect for Life,” “KidsMatter,” and Project H.E.L.P. His reference to being a motivational speaker and his never-ending story of survival prompted my wondering about a presentation to our Rotary Club of Naperville-Downtown. Our small Rotary club is always looking for 30-minute programs. Speakers are invited to present educational topics such as the one addressed in his letter. We talked, we met, Loren agreed and the date was set for Oct. 26. Though electronics failed to connect that afternoon, preventing members from viewing Loren’s video introduction, he punted ably, landed on his feet and started from the very beginning of his 54 years. The trials and tribulations that have contributed to Loren’s strength of character and determination live within an engaging story of surviving one birth mother, one adoptive mother, and 20 foster mothers. Against so many obstacles, Loren is a survivor of the foster care system who says his only source of continual healing from the scars of foster care comes from addressing the need for better protection of all children, especially from social media, neighbor to neighbor. Rotarians experienced a very compelling presentation by a man who appears to be at home with his powerful story, one that needs to be told over and over—with or without the video introduction.
I have seen MANY speakers in my time and very few actually leave a lasting impression. Erika Gilchrist sets the bar for the professional speaker. With an acute command of whatever subject she's speaking about and an unbreakable connection with her audience, Erika delivers like no other. Dynamic, funny, serious, bombastic and creative, she leaves you wanting more but never leaves you unfulfilled! Don't hesitate. Hire her NOW!
I attended one of James Feldman educational sessions, it was a workshop on how to be a better presenter. The content, the delivery and the tools provided; were excellent examples of a great presentation and provided enough material and resources so I can implement them in my day to day.
Donna is a phenomenal talent with personal insights that easily help clients connect the dots to self-discovery. She is a valuable part in my network and someone who I will always seek out for counsel and support.
I highly endorse Michael "MVP" Jennings to be booked as a motivational Speaker at any School, Community or Private Event. I have enjoyed hearing him at a suburban Library Event, at his Booksigning Private Party and as a supportive softball Teammate. He is prompt, professional, engaging and very personable. He will get your crowd "fired up and ready to go!"
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
I have known Dougfor over 30 years and have watched him mature into a dynamic, thought-provoking speaker well versed in most aspects of the business world. Doug brings a wonderful sense of humor to the speakers platform and has tremendous flexibility in catering to specific client learning objectives when customizing a presentation. His programs often draw on personal life experiences which can be linked to his message being delivered as a keynote speaker or for training sessions designed to affect positive behavior changes for those in attendance. Besides all of that, he's just a really good guy who enjoys his role in helping people achieve higher levels of performance or goal achievement.