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

Hope with ME
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Grace A.
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Dr. Michael Mecozzi spoke at our high school's Operation Snowball weekend, a lock-in focused on drug prevention, leadership, and team building. About 80 students attended, and this year's theme was "The Power of a Positive Mindset". He spoke on "Rethinking Your Thinking" and had many useful tips to overcoming negative thoughts and reaching one's full potential. He is such a kind, inspiring person and fun, interactive speaker. The students responded extremely well to his encouraging message and learned so much. Thank you, Dr. Mecozzi, for an unforgettable experience!

Connie Hurtado
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
I. G.
Verified review

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!

  • 6 years in business
Sue D.
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During my weekly coaching sessions, Felicity helped me to thoughtfully consider and define several of my life and career goals. Together we determined next steps that moved me forward each week and Felicity always held me accountable for these action steps - an important piece in the process. I enjoyed her questioning, her insights, her great ideas and her spiritual guidance. I've made progress in several areas and am feeling healthier, happier, and focused on the right things. Thanks Felicity!

LifeScape Strategies
4.6
from 5 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Debi N.
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Julia is an amazing coach and speaker. She is a good listener and communicator. Her enthusiasm and positive attitude are catching and she always has great ideas. I would highly recommend her.

Z&B Consulting, Inc.
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Ashley C.
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Michelle has been my marketing coach for 9 months and in that time she has helped me define my business, create a marketing plan, establish reachable goals, and so much more. She consistently motivates me and has given me the confidence I need to grow my business.

Kailen & Kyler Enterprises
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 24 years in business
Gordon S.
Verified review

I have worked with Bonnie Winfrey at several Speakers Camp in Chicago and she has incredible energy, a big smile, big heart and ready to serve her clients. If you need a speaker for your event, Bonnie is definitely the right person for you.

Jacqueline Camacho
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Michael H.
    Verified review

    I wanted to get exposure as an expert in my field, but was struggling to do it on my own. I was looking for someone to help me take my reputation to the next level and Jackie and JJR Marketing made it happen. I've been published in INC Magazine, Chicago Business Journal and Startup Magazine and it's only been two months... I can't guarantee your results, but I'm a RAVING fan!!! Heroically, Michael Hahn Author of Hero Habits and Motivational Speaker www.MichaelHahnSpeaker.com

    Loren Michaels Dream Squad
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 6 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Amy M.
    Verified review

    Loren Michaels brought an amazing motivational experience to the kids at Rich South. I look forward to working with him more in the future!

    U-Connect, Inc.
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 18 years in business
    Denise K.
    Verified review

    I have been very happy with the training that I received from U-Connect. Holly did an excellent job of tailoring the training material to the experiences of the people in the room. I have seen improvements in both my sales people and managers after attending training sessions run by UConnect. Excellent communication before the training to know what to expect including what to bring and what to prepare beforehand. Interactive training sessions keep everyone engaged during the day. I would highly recommend using U-Connect for your training needs.

    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!!!!

    Wadsworth Communications
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 19 years in business
    Tana P.
    Verified review

    Tom is a true professional. He conducted a webinar for more than 80 of our customers and never missed a beat. His background in radio and public speaker lent itself well to the web-based forum, as he was very aware of audio quality. Our customers described his presentation as "insightful" and "wonderful". I hope to work with Tom again.

    The Shef
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 17 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Jim N.
    Verified review

    The Shef energized our entire company. He was enthusiastic and had great material to motivate ALL of us. He, simply blew us away. BEST MONEY WE EVER SPENT!!!

    KDSCOTT ENTERPRISE LLC
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 13 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Kortney J.
    Verified review

    Dynamic speaker and keeps audience engaged. He is a natural encourager and easy to work with.

    • 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.

    About

    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.

    About

    I use my unique past experiences to teach people how they can improve their lives and be better people

    • 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.

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    I get results. Not only do I help people reach their goals. I have actually reached what I preach.

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    I am a social worker looking to provide services to people. I have a Master of Social Work that I'm looking to use. I am knowledged in empowering and empowering people.

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    I'm a motivational speaker, experienced mentor, life/educational coach, and consultant. I also offer leadership development. I influence and equip people to grow, be true to themselves and move toward fulfilling their life purpose.

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