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  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Stillwater, MN

Davis J.

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We have worked with Rick on many occasions over the past fifteen years. Rick has provided us with sales training, team building, and leadership training that has helped us grow in volume but even more as business professionals. He is an inspirational speaker and trainer who continues to follow up those he has helped. It's more than a job to Rick. I highly recommend using Rick for any training needs you may have. We will use him again.

Alyssa M.

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Rick combines his years of experience with engaging techniques to transform potential into performance. I have gotten the chance to collaborate with Rick on many projects and his leadership and positive attitude make absolutely any subject more enjoyable. He has a way of engaging and exciting people that is hard to find in business today. Inspirational, energetic and authentic, he brings out the best in people.

Susan J.

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Rick was incredibly motivating and positive to work with. I've seen some pretty remarkable changes within my team since working with him.

  • 3 years in business
  • Minneapolis, MN

Angela B.

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Vanessa is an excellent speaker. Make no mistakes about that. I am particularly pleased that I hired her and will do that again and again!!!

Barbara T.

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Vanessa is an amazing speaker that just has a way with words

Angela B.

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Great Speaker, Excellent presentation. Bravo!!!

  • 17 years in business
  • Minneapolis, MN

Cheryl J.

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On behalf of the Wyoming Bankers Association and the attendees of the 2013 Consumer Credit Conference, thank you for outstanding presentation. Your presentation on Friday, September 20th was truly inspirational. WOW...what a great talent you have to make people laugh and feel good, while sharing a great message! You were hilarious and delivered a message with passion and the many relevant stories brought it all together. Again, thanks so much for your enthusiastic participation in our conference. I have no doubt that it would not have been the success that it was without your presence. Congratulations and many thanks for a great presentation.

Kathy H.

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JL gave his keynote speech "Your Attitude Has a Steering Wheel" at our Medtronic Neuro strategic planning day meeting. This topic aligned well with our group discussion on team culture and how we show up each day. JL has a great delivery style, mixing humor and wisdom resulting in laughter and reflection on how our beliefs drive thoughts and actions, and those principles influence how we steer our personal and team culture. JL dubbed us "Neuro Plasticians" and had us laughing and learning through an entertaining and thought provoking hour.

Karen T.

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JL Glass presented at our annual convention for the Maryland State Funeral Directors Association in 2012. His presentation was funny, motivational and inspirational. Feedback from attendees included: "JL was outstanding!" "Awesome presentation." and "Well worth having him part of our convention." We recommend JL for your next event!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Excelsior, MN

Mark B.

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Stu Schulman is an extraordinary public speaker. I have seen him present at many venues ranging from a conference room with 10 people to a ballroom with hundreds of attendees. His choice of words are simple and honest and delivered with roaring optimism. There is an undeniable tug and emotional appeal to his story telling and I guarantee that his material will inspire action. He has a marvelous sense of humor on and off the stage and you will genuinely feel good to be around him. I’m looking forward to seeing and hearing him again!

Timothy (TJ) J.

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Stu is an excellent speaker. He is funny, engaging, articulate, and passionate. He instantly connected with the audience establishing rapport and credibility. I enjoyed Stu's stories - they were entertaining but had a great message. I recommend Stu as a motivational and/or business leadership speaker.

Nathalie D.

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Stu was a pleasure to work with on our 6th Annual Pharmaceutical Sales Training Conference. He is a motivating, credible and engaging speaker that provided valuable content and takeaways for our conference attendees. I look forward to working with him again in the future.

  • 1 year in business
  • Saint Paul, MN

Julia A.

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I interviewed Jenny Landon for an article I wrote about her for the local newspaper. She is a published author and motivational speaker who inspires others to grow through grief. Her book, Growing Through Grief, is well-written and full of ideas on alternative healing therapies and how to heal after experiencing the loss of a loved one. I highly recommend Landon for motivational speaking and other inspirational engagements.

Amanda J.

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Jenny spoke at an event I attended. I appreciated her honesty, openness, and willing to answer hard questions. Her presentation was interactive and gave a first-hand perspective on depression and suicide. Jenny is very personable and a kind person.

  • 6 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Minneapolis, MN

Amy O.

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Through Kelly I learned how to read food labels in a way that made sense to me. I learned what to do to balance my meals. With Kelly's coaching I was never hungry. If I had a craving, I ate it. Kelly never made me feel guilty for falling off the wagon. She would dust me off with a motivational text or a new recipe to try. I learned that when I feel like sludge, look at what I'm eating. I can't feel fueled from an overly processed microwave meal or a drive thru brown bag. What she taught me to make is 100 times tastier and so much better for my family. I'm down 15 lbs in less than five months without spending hours at the gym. The information she armed me with can be applied for the rest of my life. Bringing Kelly on board was one of the best decisions I've ever made. What happens when that New Years resolution gym membership expires or you never have time to use it? Thirty minutes is all it takes for Kelly to start making a difference. No gimmicks, no specialty meals to buy. Sound, educated knowledge, backed by research direct to you in a way that anyone can build and grow from. I was scared of failing and having someone hold me accountable. Change is scary. But this change is worth the hesitation you might be feeling. Do it! Have that first conversation with Kelly!

Alyssa M.

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I love working with Kelly! She has a realistic and holistic approach to coaching which has inspired me to not only improve my eating habits, but also improve so many other aspects of my life. She is adaptable and willing to help her clients in multiple different ways. Kelly has such great ideas and is always available for support. Highly recommend!

Kathy A.

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Very easy to work with, very knowledgeable

Lisa L.

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Easy to work with and extreemely funny. He did a great job of mixing comedy with our message. Everyone seemed to enjoy it. Great reviews afterwards.

Todd R.

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I couldn't have asked for more. Very professional and very funny. I received tons of compliments on Mark's performance.

Ann P.

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  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Saint Paul, MN

Lori J.

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I am a client of Ann's and was in the audience when she delivered the keynote speech at a networking group's convention. Ann is a very engaging and dynamic speaker who truly connects with her audience through authenticity, honesty, vulnerability and humor. As a coach, Ann offers empathy and insightful support to help her clients break through past pain, current struggles, and our limiting beliefs to become empowered, strong, and believe in ourselves again.

Amy D.

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Wow! What an inspiration Ann is! Her message is brave and will be sure to leave your audience believing that they can achieve anything they want to in life! Ann's genuine nature relates well with others and she is an absolute pleasure to work with! Bravo!

  • 21 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Hastings, MN

Mandy N.

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Mitch did an amazing job!! He was our wedding officiant and did an incredible job leading the wedding and was the main MC. The wedding was in Hawaii and he immediately got his HI officiant license and flew out to not only be there for the wedding, but to be a significant role in our wedding. He created very unique and personal writings that were clearly heart filled. He really tied everything together, going far beyond what most officiants would do. He made us laugh and made us cry, it couldn't have been done any better! It was clear he spent time on what he had planned to say. There is nothing that could have been improved, not one thing! I rate him outstanding because he is an outstanding guy with a huge heart, and he did and outstanding job! I would highly recommend him to any other family and friends that need a fabulous officiant for their special day.

Leah F.

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We are so happy to have chosen Mitch as our officiant. With short notice for the ceremony, he was responsive, heartfelt, kind, thoughtful, and had great suggestions for our special day. Our family and friends also commented that Mitch was easy going and personable, and that the ceremony fit us perfectly. He even went above and beyond to help take pictures of the group afterward. It was seamless. Thanks so much!

Julie R.

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Mitch is a very personal, tender hearted man. He performed my daughters wedding in our back yard. He was understanding to my daughters wants and needs for her day...It was a Fantastic day.

  • 16 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Minneapolis, MN

Charity D.

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Mitchel was so much fun to work with. He has to be the most easy going, easy to talk to personality I have ever met. He delivered wonderfully, from all of the music we requested he play, to the very awkward way he stopped everyone from clinking glasses, as discussed. He did an awesome job at keeping upbeat, fun music going where I feel like a lot of wedding DJs fail miserably, and he chose music from different generas and periods. The lighting was pretty sweet too. Thanks for creating an awesome atmosphere for my wedding Mitchel!

Thomas A.

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We hired Mitchel to come speak at the Suicide Awareness Walk in St. Paul and were blown away by the effect he had on the crowd. He is an innovative, hysterical, and incredibly deep speaker. His combination of humor, layered with his intense story of his losing his mother....well, there wasn't a dry in the audience. The audience was completely enchanted by him, and he just a wonderful job relating to the audience. I highly recommend him for any speaking gig.

Zack K.

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Right from the start Iknew it was going to be a fun night . I was attending my good friends wedding. He was awesome during the ceremony and kept the laughs going during dinner time . Listening and danceing all night , Mitchell really had a great mix of classics and mix in just great remixes. Definitely not your typical dj experience . A true master of his craft. Hands down, you will be so happy u said yes ! Yes to this dj !

  • 6 years in business
  • Minneapolis, MN

Gabriela B.

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When I was informed that we would have another motivational speaker, I was quick to roll my eyes in exasperation, thinking: NOT ANOTHER ONE! But, I was pleasantly surprised as Terrence gave us stories that seemed genuine and from the heart, as he flawlessly blended humor and seriousness to make a resounding statement for everyone at the high school. The only "whoops" moment was when the wrong song started playing at the end, ruining a bit of the mood, but that was negligible thanks to the rest of his great presentation!

  • 14 years in business
  • Minneapolis, MN

Lynn L.

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Ursula Mentjes is a skillful and powerful leader. Her leadership and guidance has been instrumental in my personal growth and the growth of my business. She is a motivator with a true gift to inspire, train and teach skills, techniques and effective sales methodology that produce results. I highly recommend Ursula to individuals and companies who seek to improve their performance and bottom line results. You will be amazed and delighted with her delivery!

  • 8 years in business
  • Minneapolis, MN

Shelly C.

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Lynette Crane was speaker on Introversion in the Workplace at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Annual Conference in October of 2015. Her presentation was a huge success because she presented extremely relatable information about a topic that is highly important, yet not widely discussed. She presented to a packed room (a very quiet, introverted packed room), but got the group talking and presented with a high level of expertise and engaging wit. This was one of our most well-received HR-related sessions in our almost 30 year history, and we have invited her back for several additional speaking opportunities. I would definitely recommend Lynette to any organization looking for a speaker who is engaging, approachable and knowledgeable, and can help employers, supervisors and employees leverage the power of introverts (which, by the way, is about half the workforce).

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 hours
  • Saint Paul, MN

Henry H.

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Carrie was such a great speaker. She was great to work with, wrote a talk that was perfect for the audience, and engaged everyone throughout the presentation.

Elizabeth R.

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Carrie was a great speaker. We turned part of her talk into a print that everyone in the office got.

Rachel E.

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I haven't heard a speaker this good in a long time. We thoroughly enjoyed Carrie's talk.

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I am a voice, a dedicated advocate, for all victims of abuse—each person who has ever suffered sexual abuse, bullying, or the need to hide who they really are.

  • Saint Paul, MN

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Sara is motivating teens to reach higher. Services include: * School Assemblies * Leadership Workshops * Conference Keynotes * Peer Pressure and Bullying Seminars * Team Building Workshops * Weekend Retreats Sara has been involved with student leadership development for nearly three decades. What started out as a seventh-grade class election turned into a life-long passion for working with youth on both personal and group leadership development. Sara has spent thousands of hours developing youth talent, and her curriculum is utilized at leadership programs across the nation. Sara is currently working on her masters degree at Harvard University, building off the decades of work she has devoted to working at the crossroads of media and technology. In the mid '90s, Sara moved to New York City to work on projects for Nickelodeon, MTV’s Rock the Vote Campaign, VH1’s Save the Music Foundation, and Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington Competition. In 1999, Sara left MTV Networks for the chance to participate in a joint effort between The Knot and NBC's Today Show called "Today Ties the Knot"— a series which married on-air programming with on-line voting and set the stage for the new era of media interactivity that we are all used to today. Sara released her first full-length album of original music at the age of 20, and while she prefers to work behind the scenes, she has also enjoyed some time in the spotlight. Sara has shared the stage with jazz legends Wynton Marsalis, Janis Siegel, Bobby McFerrin, and Dianne Reeves. She made her NYC cabaret debut in 1998 and continued as a solo artist for many years. Sara enjoyed her time as a performer with Juilliard Choral Union, and even had her share of the red carpet treatment while assisting with production on major award shows including the Grammy Awards™ and MTV’s Video Music Awards. After a successful stint on the East Coast, Sara returned to the Twin Cities to serve as director of programming for NBC’s online coverage of the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy. She then progressed to managing daily website operations for clients including CNN, NBC, Cox Television, Hearst-Argyle Television, McGraw-Hill Broadcasting, Meredith Broadcasting and Post-Newsweek. Now a full-time speaker, producer, author, and educator – Sara is sharing her business lessons with her favorite people: today's student leaders.

  • Saint Paul, MN

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I am a certified life coach and have a passion for others, especially motivating others. I help you see your inner strength in whatever setting you are in. I help you match the hopes and desires for your career, your life, and any growth you are seeking. I motivate individuals and groups to match your inner and outer beings to help bring out the best in yourself and in what you are working to accomplish.

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Barbara Tako, owner of Clutter Clearing Choices LLC and recent breast cancer survivor, is a motivational clutter clearing speaker, who provides tools to help people simplify their lives and free up time and energy for their priorities. She is the author of "Clutter Clearing Choices: Clear Clutter, Organize Your Home, & Reclaim Your Life" (O Books, 2010), a seasonally organized book that provides a variety of doable clutter clearing tips that readers are encouraged to pick and choose from to fit their personal style and needs. Since 1998, Barbara has appeared on television and radio as well as entertained and inspired audiences at women's groups, parenting groups, church organizations, and corporations, including 3M, Target, Medtronic, Securian, and Supervalu. Barbara's passion is to provide people with tools to simplify their lives. Go to her website to sign up for her free monthly clutter-clearing tips newsletter.

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I specialize in life coaching for women. My speaking engagements are geared towards high school, college, and women's groups.

  • Saint Paul, MN

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Resilience is Brilliance! I am a motivational and inspirational speaker. I work with people who want to overcome their fears, reach their full potential, and become the person who they want to be. With laughter, authenticity and passion, I dedicate myself to inspire, motivate, and teach others to reach their full potential and never quit. I do this by setting a positive example of personal reinvention and personal resilience.

  • Burnsville, MN

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I am a motivational speaker who focuses on leadership, team building, customer service, and life/work balance. I am also a certified life and wellness coach. I am a Snap Fitness owner and a Ruby Leader with AdvoCare.

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