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Yes! You Can!
4.4
from 38 reviews
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Karen B.
Verified review

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.
Verified review

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.

Loren Michaels Harris
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Cheryl W.
Verified review

Loren Michaels Harris excited my school audience of teachers, therapists, social workers and paraprofessionals! ! He is a vibrant speaker that uses examples we can all relate as well as to clearly articulating his point. He mixes music, video with real world experiences that can certainly perk up an audience. His message was relevant to our needs and he does his homework. Not only was he a "Motivational" speaker, but we all can walk away with something that can be applied in our everyday lives in and out of the workplace. My staff is requesting that he return mid-year for the "boost" they need to motivate and inspire them to assist in completing a successful school year! Double thumbs up for Loren! Outstanding!

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  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Valquiria O.
Verified review

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.

MASTER Coaching and Massage
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Deborah P.
Verified review

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.

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
    Eric M.
    Verified review

    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!"

    Quantum Leap
    5.0
    from 5 reviews
      Karen M.
      Verified review

      Nancy is an amazing speaker - she knows how to work the room and keep everyone engaged. She's relatable and her tips are easy to implement into your life.

      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.

      InSpire Massage
      5.0
      from 4 reviews
      • 10 years in business
      • 6 hires on Thumbtack
      Natalie K.
      Verified review

      Rita is one of the most influential people I've ever had the pleasure of meeting. Her style of healing is unlike anything I've ever experienced. My mind and body are in such a better state because of her work. The massage combined with working through that week's issues or triumphs is something I consistently look forward to. The environment is incredibly welcoming and calm. The sweet aroma and soft music allow my ever-running mind to relax. I highly recommend her services to anyone looking to have an overall better well-being. I couldn't imagine going anywhere else!

      The Journey Ahead
      5.0
      from 4 reviews
      • 2 years in business
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      Heather B.
      Verified review

      Steve Mack officiated our wedding and I can’t express enough how amazing he was. The words he spoke during our ceremony we’re so heartfelt, meaningful and inspirational. He took our journey and the love my husband and I have for one another and expressed it in the most beautiful way, that he had everyone hanging off of every word he said and feeling the love all night long. If you are looking for an amazing person, wordsmith and consimate professional Steve Mack is who you are looking for.

      Brian R. King
      5.0
      from 4 reviews
      • 12 years in business
      Tiffany T.
      Verified review

      Brian R. King specializes in being a relationship teacher. However, from my personal experience of having the opportunity to be coached by him, his skills, abilities, and talents absolutely exceed way past the surface of just relationships. For more than 22 years now I've sought help, guidance, and advice. I have hired and or worked with many counselors, therapists, psychologists, psychotherapists, coaches, and teachers throughout various periods in my life. (I am currently 34 years young). Even though I am not that mature when it comes to the years I've lived, I have been through a lot of difficult and traumatic events that would have broken most people. So, I know a thing or two when it comes to the arena of teaching/coaching/being counseled etc. Earlier this year I had wanted to hire a life coach and actively started looking at options of who to utilize, and not because things were going bad in my life or because I needed help dealing with a traumatic event like I generally did in the past, but because I finally figured out my purpose in life and wanted to excel the process of being the best version of my self that I could be. Before deciding to choose Brian I spent a good chunk of time researching countless individuals who not only claim to help transform your life & get you to where you want to be, but who wouldn't break my piggy bank in the process. Out of all the options I had looked at and considered, I finally decided to go with Brian. What was cool is that I had already known him for quite some time & even interviewed him for my video series called, "Inspiring People Doing Amazing Things In Life." Why Brian out of everyone else? You may be asking... I chose him for many obvious reasons, but what really stood out to me in comparison to all the rest was his diversity and the "realness" of his own life experiences that he has had, gone through, and not only resiliently bounced back from, but has applied all that he's learned and turned it around into helping/guiding/teaching others as they go through their own personal Journey. Also, Brian has the traditional "credible" educational experience, but I personally think outside of the classroom and in this game of life is where the real qualifications come from. It's been a little over 8 weeks now from when I started the journey of having him teach/coach/counsel/mentor me and began his process of unique teachings and concepts. Now, I am genuinely writing this, not because anyone asked me to but because I really want to share with you all my perspective about what he does, based on my own personal experience. I find Brian to be one of the most uniquely brilliant people I have ever encountered and I feel that everyone should know this. This man has amazed the heck out of me...he goes above and beyond to help in every way he can...has such a compassionate, sincere, caring, and genuine approach to everything he assists me on...and has been able to help me in so many ways that he probably isn't even aware of. Brian has helped me to have more effective communication in all areas of my life. He has introduced new concepts to me so that I know the best way to have proper and healthy self-expression. He has heightened my already advanced sense of self-awareness in ways I never imagined or thought possible. I have learned from him how to better handle and respond to experiences in my life both favorable and unfavorable...how to prioritize my time, priorities, and schedule in a unique way that works best for me...how to shift my perspective and perceptions to see others' points of views in a way where I can be more relatable with them...and he has influenced my life in so many ways that I am in awe every day, literally! Other people in my life that personally know me have noticed the transformational shifts that have been taking place and continue to take place within myself, my attitude, and my actions since I've been working with Brian. I really feel that my decision to hire Brian has been one of the best decisions I've made in a really long time and I am forever changed for the better in many ways. I can't even imagine how much more growth that is going to take place or the person I will have become a year from now as I continue to learn from him, follow his guidance, and take action on applying his suggestions. I am so grateful and thankful for this strategic and effective human being...he is truly one of a kind! I would encourage anyone who wants to better themselves in any area of their life to work with Brian and magically discover, just like I have, what ways yourself and your life transcends. I know that if after reading all of this, which is just my personal feedback and perspective, and now knowing all that I've described above...you are most likely going to be compelled to at least give yourself (if you want) the opportunity to grow and blossom into the beautiful person that you are meant to be...Brian has helped many, many people do just that. After all, life is a process and a journey to experience where there is never a destination...until it's your time to physically leave this realm. Make the most out of it while you can! I am grateful that I do! ☺️😉🙏 ~💖~Tiffany Tee~🌟~Always #Love 💖~ "Wake-Up To To Your Human #Potential & Realize The #Infinite Conscious Being That You Are! "BE THE #CHANGE YOU #WISH TO SEE IN THE #WORLD” 🌟~#GANDHI~

      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.

      Optimal Edge Performance
      5.0
      from 2 reviews
      • 9 years in business
      Nancy D.
      Verified review

      If you need a dynamic speaker who is Informative, humorous and dynamic - you will find all these traits with Debbie Vyskocil of Optimal Edge Performance. I've heard her speak several times and she always draws me in with her stories and expertise. I would definitely recommend her for any conference, staff meeting or corporate event. You will not be disappointed.

      The Cheerful Mind, Inc.
      5.0
      from 2 reviews
      • 3 years in business
      Jen G.
      Verified review

      I am filled with inspiration and excitement at the fact I’ve accomplished so much since I started working with Apryl! Not only have I crossed off some major goals off my list I feel as though with her guidance I can tackle the even bigger dreams I could never seem to conquer on my own.

      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!

      • 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.

      Muldoon Communications

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        About

        Maureen Muldoon is a sought after spiritual counselor, speaker, creative life coach and corporate consultant. She has empowered and inspired thousands to find their authentic voice and claim and create and commit to living the life of their dreams. She has had the privilege of coaching both the developing artists as well as internationally recognized names. Her journey began in New York City, where as a young actress working in stage and TV, she facilitated and taught small groups on acting technique and how to breaking into the business without losing yourself. Her own career took her to LA where she spent 20 years in Hollywood as an accomplished writer, producer, director and star of TV and film. It was in California that she firmly developed her powerful intuitive ability to assist artists and became known as a creative midwife. As her coaching clientele grew, she slowly surrendered her own acting career to be more fully present to helping others soar. Her attention turned to adding spiritual technologies to her offerings, and in 2005, she became a fully licensed spiritual counselor. Her license and training from the United Centers for Spiritual Living is a nationally recognized certification. In 2008, she was hired by World Ministry of Prayer in LA to support individuals from around the world by using the healing power of prayer. In 2009, she was hired as the Director of Sacred Circles for the Bodhi Spiritual Center in Chicago where she helped groom and support new spiritual leaders. Under her watch, the program tripled its size in 2 years. Her philosophy is steeped in the idea that spirituality and creativity are synonymous. Authenticity and humor are the pillars of her ministry. She is the creator of a monthly story-and-song night that provides the community with an opportunity to experience the healing nature of stories. Along with supporting artists, she is passionate about grooming and mentoring leaders and teachers. For the past 2 decades, she has established women's sacred circles across the country, specifically New York, New Jersey, Texas, Virginia, Chicago and LA. Maureen Muldoon is available for counseling by appointment in person or on the phone. She offers corporate consultation to help build authentic communication, conscious growth structures, productive processes and greater integrity in the work space. As a teacher, she has facilitated workshops and classes across the country to audiences as large at 8,000 people. Maureen is an avid student and sought after teacher of A Course in Miracles & Religious Science. Her music, stories, meditations, theatre productions and prayers have been entertaining and inspiring folks for the past 2 decades.

        • 18 years in business
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        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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