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Yes! You Can!
4.4
from 38 reviews
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Karen B.
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Laura is extremely smart, gifted and talented. From the moment we met, I could tell she was that rare individual, who has that special quality and talent to bring out the best in people. She has a keen perception of people and situations. An award winning journalist, writer, and collaborator, Laua is a professional coach who spent 15 years in Paris inspiring French professionals to overcome their personal and professional challenges, removing blocks toward reaching for the best in themselves. Finding a coach as qualified as Laura with her breadth of experience and personal charisma is impossible. I highly recommend her.

  • 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
Laura F.
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Barry Bradford is one of the most popular speakers at the Highland Park Senior Center. He is easy to work with, and always professional yet very personable. We are truly very fortunate to have him as a part of our lives.

  • 16 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Glenn G.
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Edd did a great job! He showed up on time and did a very funny and entertaining act. He kept all the boys engaged and included in the act.

MASTER Coaching and Massage
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Deborah P.
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Migdalia is an amazing, inspiring woman. As my trainer, she had great compassion, challenging me but also understanding my limitations. She was also my massage therapist and I could feel her warmth and care with every touch. She's remarkable and I recommend her with the highest possible regard.

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  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Valquiria O.
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This lady rocks! She is awesome!!! I highly recommend her for anything that you are looking for. She can guide you step by step and on top of this she replies you right away with amazing ideas and solutions.

Carrie Grace
5.0
from 10 reviews
    Jessica S.
    Verified review

    Carrie was one of the best speakers I've heard in a long time. She had the perfect amount of humor and empathy weaved into her talk. I got great feedback about her from the audience afterwards.

    MJ MVP TEAM
    5.0
    from 9 reviews
    • 18 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Alan J.
    Verified review

    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!

    KeriAynn Strickler
    5.0
    from 6 reviews
    • 18 years in business
    • 7 hires on Thumbtack
    Katharine T.
    Verified review

    KeriAynn is super talented! She's creative, enthusiastic, and encouraging with her students, inspiring them to do their best. Highly recommend!

    Donohue Consulting Inc
    5.0
    from 5 reviews
    • 6 years in business
    Maura Z.
    Verified review

    Pat has provided a myriad of professional development in my district, from keynote speaker on the opening Institute Day to 1:1 coaching sessions with staff. Pat always delivers a message with realistic expectations for outcomes backed by current research on change in organizations. Pat has been the catalyst to help staff collaborate in a professional learning community.

    GoPositiv
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 2 years in business
    Shane Y.
    Verified review

    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.

    • 26 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Jim E.
    Verified review

    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.

    QORE1
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
      Gregv R.
      Verified review

      Great material, and very talented individual. Gets the message across, very inspirational.

      • 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!!!

      LiveToWynn
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 3 years in business
      Rodney J S.
      Verified review

      I have had the esteem pleasure of following Ms. Wynn and utilizing the tools she continues to share. Whether it's her book, magazine articles, radio or television she continues to inspire all to live the Wynning way. Since I have followed the easy regiments I've lost weight in a healthy way, my blood pressure is lower, I have a clearer understanding of my mind, body, spirit and soul. Thanks, Ms. Wynn

      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!

      • 18 years in business
      Albert H.
      Verified review

      Sally Edwards spoke at our annual corporate event. She is knowledgeable and personal and her speaking abilities are top-notch. I find her book "Ten Secrets to Enhanced Leadership and Positive Living" completely inspiring and on-point. Thank you, Sally, for a great event!

      Kenney Creative
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 26 years in business
      Nina H.
      Verified review

      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!!!!

      • 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.

      Bodywise Consulting

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        About

        I am a Chicago-based motivational speaker. Are you looking for a speaker who will motivate, inspire, and educate your audience, while keeping them laughing and engaged? You've found me. I’m a professional speaker who shares practical, realistic information about a variety of topics, ranging from healthy lifestyles to stress management to goal-setting, with audiences both large and small. I speak about a variety of topics, and will customize a presentation to meet your group's unique needs. Some of my most popular topics include: * Break your Bad Habits—and Replace Them with Better Ones (health/wellness) * Beyond Deep Breathing: Beat Day-to-Day Stress (health/wellness) * Make the Most of your Minutes: Time Management that Works (work/motivation/productivity) I've been speaking professionally for more than a decade, and I have appeared as a keynoter, breakout session leader, and in-service presenter at dozens of events, both in the Chicago area and throughout the country.

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