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  • Grandview, MO

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.

Peter W.

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Great speaker! I would highly recommend hiring her for your future events.

  • 23 years in business
  • Gardner, KS

Erin J.

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This young lady is PHENOMENAL! I have had the opportunity of not only witnessing her work as it relates to makeup artistry, singing, motivational speaking, and one on one coaching, but being a participant of such services. Her voice is filled with power and passion and has the ability to move any atmosphere into a place where those present can receive encouragement and enlightenment. She is creative by nature. Deidre Johnson-Dixon is the total package!

Elizabeth P.

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What can I say about this woman.. SHE is AMAZING!! She does it all from Make up, to singing, to coaching and motivational speaking! She is beyond brilliant when it comes to creativity. She is BOLD and consistent. She WILL give you her best. When she comes, she DELIVERS! She is also bright and such a people person. Id definitely recommend her for any event, wedding, motivational engagement or outreach program!

Khrys C.

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Amazing motivational speaker! Will have you laughing, crying, and leaving feeling empowered. There is never a dull moment when she is leading a conference.

  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Overland Park, KS

Rachaell B.

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You are sure to get results when you use Seville's services. I was looking for a change physically mentally & spiritually, and He helped me with just that. Working with Seville has changed my life. Wether your looking for Fitness, business or personal growth this program is a must! Motivating and life changing. I highly recommend!

Lori C.

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Seville is very upbeat and energetic. Very knowledgeable about all things fitness from motivation, exercise, weight loss and a healthy diet. Works on the whole person. It's not just about a 60 minute workout. Results oriented.

Maryjun G.

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Seville knows what he is talking about. His motivation and encouragement speaks volumes because he practices what he preaches! He definitely walks the walk and talks the talk! He doesn't have you do anything that he wouldn't do.

  • 3 years in business
  • Bonner Springs, KS

Dan S.

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Lindsey generously agreed to speak to a MBA capstone class I teach. I bring a lot of speakers to my classes, and Lindsey connected with them in a profoundly meaningful way that really left a mark. Her messages on winning in business and winning in life were spot on for today's worker who is struggling with how to find a life balance that works so that they can be successful both at home and at work. Smart, engaging, powerful, Lindsey has it all. If you have the good fortune to have the opportunity to hear Lindsey speak, you must do it!

Kim J.

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Lindsey's life changing story will change your life! Her story is a story of hope, inspiration, perseverance . . . but most importantly it's a story of perspective. Her story will put your everyday trials and tribulations into perspective. She's a brilliant, authentic, and engaging speaker that will leaves the audience hanging on every word. And by the end of her story everyone feels like a better person -- ready to take on whatever challenges and obstacles (personal or professional) lie ahead of them. She's simply amazing.

Eric S.

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Lindsey Roy is a heartwarming, inspiring, and motivating speaker. Her story of overcoming personal hardships to become the person she is today will touch you and make you look in the mirror and know anything is possible. Highly recommended!!

  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Eudora, KS

Ben C.

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Working with Mea was a real treat! She communicates well, submits materials early, and presents a dynamic program. She provided a program on work - life balance for our 9-1-1 Telecommunicators and leadership. She is energetic, develops incredible material, and leaves every attendee with jewels of wisdom they are able to use to increase the quality of their lives. I highly recommend Mea as a highly motivating speaker and life coach. Outstanding!

Eric S.

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My company recently hired Mea Austin as the Keynote Speaker for our annual user conference. She was great! Mea took the time to understand our business and focused her presentation to the needs of our clients. She is an energetic, entertaining and motivational speaker that kept our clients glued to their seats the entire session.

Tish H.

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Mea is an energetic speaker and can engage the audience on the topics that she presents.

  • 6 years in business
  • Kansas City, MO

Amanda W.

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Sylvia was great! She worked with us to develop a workshop specific to our needs. It was a two hour workshop/presentation for 25 people. The presentation was very thought provoking and was beneficial in both our professional and personal lives. I would definitely recommend Sylvia's workshops to others. She will be a repeat at ours!

Katherine S.

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Sylvia is a master of her craft. Her positive energy is contagious and she has a unique ability to bring you clarity in all situations. Anyone would be lucky to have just a few minutes with her. She is one of a kind and I am a more successful entrepreneur because of the direction and encouragement I received from Sylvia.

Blake T.

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Sylvia is amazing! I can't describe how motivated and inspired I feel after just one short session with her. Sylvia has helped me to view life in a more beautifully enthusiastic way!

  • 18 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Kansas City, MO

Heather L.

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I find writing a resume is not fun. I am the type of person that has difficulty selling my skill set to others on paper. About 4 years ago, I discovered resume writing services were "a thing" and if I went through the killer deal site, Groupon, I could utilize this service for as low as $40.00. I answered some questions on a survey and sent my job history to an email address. The end product was delivered and I was happy with it at the time. But I was employed and was not actively seeking employment. As time went on, I myself would update my resume. Now four years later I am back job hunting. For three months, I have been applying through job boards, employer websites, attending job fairs and I just wasn't getting any bites so I knew I needed help. That's where Michele and Associates came in. Some of the key things that made it such a great experience- · The Turnaround- After I initially spoke with Michele on the phone, I sent her my resume to review. Literally, the next day we were on the phone discussing revisions. · The Product- My resume looks awesome! Michele has a gift. I would have never been able to come up with a list of accomplishments, and placing them at the top of a resume makes so much sense…I would never have thought of that! And the table format…it really makes it stand out! · The Consultation- My previous experience was all done through email. The gentleman I worked with was in CA and made no effort to get to know me. We had only two email exchanges until I received the end product. From the get go, Michele was very professional, knowledgeable, polite and personable. We spent over 30 minutes on our initial phone call and nearly 60 minutes going over the resume after she made revisions. She genuinely made an effort to get to know me and wanted to make sure I understood the revisions that she made. I am 100% completely satisfied. I have posted my new resume to indeed.com and updated my Linkin.com profile. I have not been offered a job yet, but have had 3 recruiters reach out to me based off of my new resume in less than two weeks!

Beverly H.

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In October 2011, over two days, Michele presented eleven lectures on accessibility to the members of Alexandria, Virginia's City Council and to each department of City government as well as to invited community leaders. She captivated the hearts and minds of everyone who heard her, and as the word spread about her expertise, we saw standing-room only crowds. Her sense of humor had everyone chuckling as well as learning, especially when she convinced our Vice Mayor to participate in her lectures. The feedback was full of gratitude for the knowledge she imparted to the police, fire, city planning, and business leaders. Several local associations made immediate plans to bring her back for additional work. The Commission on Persons with Disabilities was proud to sponser Michele and grateful for the successful series of lectures. Beverly Hoffmmann, Chairperson, ACPD Committee on Accessibility Awareness Training.

Jessica L.

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Michele's articles are inspiring and entertaining. I look forward to reading them every month. The topics are great conversation starters with friends that have also read her latest work and reading about her and her adventures with her pups in helping to motivate others (first with Maddie and now the lovable Sufra) have become like catching up with family members.

  • 18 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Kansas City, MO

Amy B.

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Working with Richard was an absolute pleasure from the first correspondence to the keynote delivery and even the face time after the program. Richard is a committed and passionate artist and speaker whose experience, background, humor and life experience all intertwine perfectly to form one of the best motivational speeches I've seen in a long time. He captivated the youth in our audience, had staff, business leaders and educators laughing throughout and produced an exceptional piece of art that will hang proudly in the lobby of our non-profit agency. We highly recommend Richard to anyone in search of a talented, professional, insightful motivational keynote speaker. Thank you Richard, for being the highlight of our banquet!

Lyle C.

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He did a really nice job at our conference. Got people involved, had a good message, and very funny. He got a standing ovation from a group that we've had trouble pleasing in the past. Could not have asked for more.

Don R.

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We had a great experience with Mark. Still getting compliments about the event.

  • 2 years in business
  • Fort Leavenworth, KS

Morgan A.

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Lisa is amazing. She has helped me navigate through personal and professional crisis. She is definitely my guru and is like a personal Jiminy Cricket. My family has even complemented me on my new outlook on life. I will continue to use her because this is the best investment in myself that I could have made.

Ella S.

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Lisa was amazing! I didn't know what to expect but she was very helpful, professional, and personable. I really feel comfortable talking to her.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Kansas City, MO

Ron C.

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JJ was a phenomenal speaker whose message really resonated with our crowd (High School Graduation Ceremony). He was prepared, on time and provided a clear and concise message to everyone in attendance. We had multiple families express their gratitude after the event for his speech and the message he delivered. I would highly recommend JJ to anyone looking for a dynamic public speaker capable of captivating a room.

Mary A.

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JJ spoke at my Client Recognition Event. He was genuine and tailored his presentation to the audience. I received great feedback from my clients as he was personable and shared they story of his journey and challenges in the NFL. I would recommend him to anyone that wants to inspire and motivate a group of people.

  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Kansas City, MO

Cyrus H.

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I was a high school senior, looking for a speaker. I didn't have much direction on what our school group wanted. I found Karen here on thumbtack, and she responded almost immediately. Her price was very reasonable and she worked with us for our budget. I talked to her multiple times on the phone and she was extremly nice to work with, she guided me on what step I needed to do next and checked up on me to make sure everything was going well. I would highly recommend Karen for any type of event she is a wonderful speaker and person.

Tamara C.

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Karen does a fantastic job of relating to the individual. She doesn't just speak to a group... she reaches out to each one in the room and her audiences have no choice but to laugh and cry right along with her. Her presentations are full of real-life experiences that let you know she knows where you are and she is walking right there along with you.

Sharon S.

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Karen spoke to our students at a chapel service at South Park Christian Academy, recently. The kids loved her as she related her testimony of God's hand on her life. She held their attention with humor, and riveting accounts of everything from bullying to blessings. I highly recommend her as a speaker to any age group.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Overland Park, KS

Teresa O.

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It's an honor to be able to do this small thing for Rachel Asbury as a thank you for all that she has done for me. She has been my guide, anchor and counselor through some of the roughest times of my life. She is intuitive, compassionate, understanding and professional with me and has helped me to trust, and understand how to proceed through the murky waters that are my life. I feel that I am stronger and more able to move forward. It takes courage but she has assisted me in finding my own strengths and has been my support on the road towards mental health and a more productive life in both work and with my family. I will survive and she has been my guide to understanding how to do just that.

Melinda K.

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Rachel was very enthusiastic and relatable. The girls were very energized by her speech. The speech was incredibly motivating for them.

Lana H.

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Roland Commack is one of the most inspiring people I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. His story touches my heart deeply. It is amazing to hear Roland speak about the struggles he has had to bear to achieve so many successes. Listening to him renews a sense of hope and faith for me. I can't say enough good things about this humble yet powerful man. I would recommend to anyone that they give him the opportunity to present what I feel is one of the most inspiring stories I have ever heard. How Roland's faith and determination has persevered is something everyone could definitely benefit from. Lana Hayes

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Kansas City, MO

Joe P.

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Outstanding if your looking to get motivated in a major way. Tom will get it done. Helping me bring my product to market. Very knowledgeable, professional and has your best interests at heart each and every session! 5 stars!

  • Overland Park, KS

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I'm a wedding officiant for any denomination or orientation. I'm also a public speaker on the power within ourselves. entrepreneur with future endeavors in the hospitality and non profit industries

  • 1 year in business
  • Bonner Springs, KS

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ALR Speakers represents a small stable of elite professional speakers in the US and abroad, experts in leadership, communication and sales.

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I am a former college football coach where I coached our athletes to give their best performances on every play. This resulted in our winning two conference championships. My programs make neural science fun and understandable and also includes best practices of elite performers. I teach people how to focus, how to influence what they pay attention to and how to create habits that will instinctively generate the actions necessary to reach their goals. There is a core of personal accountability and I'm known as "The Accountability Guy". I certainly build a case for the importance of taking responsibility and being the source versus going victim and blaming. I customize for every group and when hired I will ask about your goals, your systems and metrics, your KPI's, your daily activities and then your obstacles. I incorporate this into the presentation. This is an entertaining, high energy and fun presentation with immediately useful and relevant content. I can customize to any amount of time. I am the only speaker who presents like I do. No one else has the background that I have. I've worked with Nobel Prize winner Roger Sperry while I was a head football and wrestling coach at Cal Tech in Pasadena, CA. I had the opportunity to refine and simplify these techniques with Steve Mariucci, fellow assistant coach while at Cal State Fullerton. Steve is a former head coach for the San Francisco 49'ers and Detroit Lions and is now a broadcaster. I don't emphasize this unless you want me to. I also coached an Olympic Gold Medal winner in Greco Roman Wrestling, Jeff Blatnick, who won the gold in the 1984 Olympics.

  • Kansas City, MO

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Hire a marketing expert to speak at your event. John Jantsch is a speaker, marketing consultant, award-winning social media publisher, and author of two Wall St. Journal best-selling books: "Duct Tape Marketing -- The World's Most Practical Small Business Marketing Guide" and "The Referral Engine -- Teaching Your Business To Market Itself." After working with small business owners for over 15 years and growing increasingly frustrated with the lack of a systematic approach to small business marketing, including online and social media, Jantsch decided he could make his mark on the small business world by creating the perfect small business marketing system.

  • 10 years in business
  • Kansas City, MO

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Hearing one speaker may not change the course of your event – or it might. I am an expert at helping individuals and organizations leverage new opportunities, navigate change and turn everyday encounters into real results. It starts with how you think and builds on how you connect. My passion is inspiring people to step out of their current habits and into the possibilities that are already surrounding them. I leverage my extensive training and experience in the science of mindset and the art of business connections to provide the one-two punch that gives my clients an advantage over their counterparts and their competition. More than just talking theory, I have real-world experience from being in the trenches and working with clients to manage their own trenches. Yes, I've had triumphs and made mistakes which are important to share to create an authentic connection with audiences. Content is current, relevant and my pre-event process ensures we are focusing on challenges and opportunities specific to your organization and in your industry. Organizing an event is stressful enough so my intention is to be super easy to work with from start to finish. Whether a keynote or breakout session, I create dynamic atmospheres in groups small and large. All options are designed to leave you energized, engaged and ready to take action. No post-session nap required. Packages including a keynote plus breakout sessions and copies of either book are available. MOST REQUESTED TOPICS --- Beyond the Comfort Zone: Mindset, Motivation and Change in the Real World --- Change happens, and in today’s world it’s the only constant. New initiatives, workplace pressures, technology, layoffs or too much to juggle on a professional and personal front can leave you feeling like you’re paddling upstream without a paddle or even a canoe. Before you can create new possibilities, you need to tackle the greatest obstacle you’ll ever face – the four inches between your ears. The good news is that it doesn’t need to be complex or confusing. Drawing on examples and insights from my book, Just Another Leap, this program is designed to: * Take a deep dive into the thinking habits and beliefs that keep people and teams stuck * Teach you how to jumpstart motivation and turn it into engagement for lasting results * Give you the mental tools to push through procrastination and comfort zones to achieve the goals you set * Create new awarenesses that enable you to envision new opportunities in all areas for you and your team * Show you simple strategies to energize yourself and others in the midst of change This program isn't about the soft and fluffy stuff, but instead understanding why people do what they do – this is change management from the inside out. Whether stuck at the first level or experiencing new challenges at that next level, this program is designed to get to the heart of what is holding you back – and then give you the tools to change it. Fast. --- The Networking Shift: How to Stop Wasting Time and Create Real Relationships that Lead to Real Results --- No matter if you are in the public or private sector, it's not about who you know but who knows you. In today's business environment, it's more critical than ever to grow your network of professional and personal connections. But, how many times have you left a networking event or coffee meeting and felt like you just wasted hours your time? It's time to get strategic about creating the valuable relationships you want and the business you never dreamed possible. It's time to shift your efforts from networking to connecting. What makes this program different? Typical networking programs only focus on what to do AT or AFTER at event. Using the unique views and tactics outlined in Your Connecting Advantage this program provides a step-by-step process that shows you how to… * Avoid the most common 'networking' mistakes people make. * Overcome the mental roadblocks that sabotage networking efforts no matter if you are an introvert, extrovert or ambivert. * Shape your message to make you stand out in a sea of vanilla. * Use your mind to ‘see’ connections and resources at events and conferences too. * Clarify the critical words that will help others to easily make strategic connections for you. * Create your own connecting strategy – both offline and online Building your network of key relationships enables you to increase your visibility, influence and remain top of mind. Whether you're a wallflower or a seasoned connector, you'll gain new insight into creating your connecting advantage! CLIENTS KUDOS: (just one here but never fear, there's a lot more) "I recently hired Joyce as a speaker for a Global Partner Summit I was chairing. In our conversations leading up to the event, I explained that the participants were in the Mobility industry, some were direct competitors, they represented many different sub-industries, the attendees were from around the globe and she needed to deliver a message that would resonate with everyone. She came in to our event a day early, intermingled with the attendees, learned a bit more about who we are and then hit a home run in the delivery of her message! Great message, great delivery, great reviews. You can't ask for more than that!" ~Al Blumenberg, NEI Global Relocation CLIENTS INCLUDE: The National Association of College Stores, First Marblehead, Houlihan's, American Humanics, NEI Global Relocation, Houlihan's, PMI South Florida Chapter, ASCA Executive Summit and MASFAP ** Thumbtack has me traveling 150 miles but I work with clients across the country. Visit my website to learn more.

  • 7 years in business
  • Kansas City, MO

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I motivate people to live and think a more positive life. Opening their eyes to what the power of positive energy can do.

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Lees Summit, MO

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Company or Office event
Hours needed
2
Age of guests
18 and older
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The attendees will be either hospice chaplains and volunteer coordinators or just hospice volunteer coordinators.
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