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  • 14 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Northport, NY 11768

Jeffery F.

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Jim Ryan came highly recommended by a staff member, and upon meeting with him I knew immediately that he would be an excellent speaker to have at our annual staff development day. This proved true. Jim presented his “Simple Happiness” message to 130 employees of various ages and backgrounds. His uplifting and motivational presentation resonated broadly and deeply with out diverse group. As often is the case with employees in healthcare and other helping profession, it can sometimes be difficult to separate work and home life. Jim’s approach enabled each staff member in his or her own way to explore opportunities to apply to themselves— both professionally and personally— the same drive for joy, happiness, well-being, and unconditional positive regard that they ten to strongly deliver to other people, including their clients and peers. Jim offered highly relevant tools, concepts, and ideas. I received many positive comments from staff at the conclusion of the event and in the weeks afterward. My staff particularly enjoyed Jim’s tips on adding joy to daily life. I highly recommend Jim Ryan as a speaker for any event with a goal of enforcing personal wellness. I have no doubt that after listening to—and feeling inspired to engage with—Jim’s message, you and those you lead will feel a renewed sense of joy and positivity Jeffrey Freidman

  • 6 years in business
  • Plainfield, NJ 07060

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I am a motivational speaker. I am also a public school educator with more than 20 years experience as a teacher and instructional leader. I have extensive experience as a facilitator of PD in the areas of leadership, cultural competence, teaching and learning, and team building. Additionally, I am a member of the national board of trustees for the Association of Middle Level Education (AMLE) - Trustee to Represent Diverse Cultures. My workshops are always engaging and thought provoking. I am also an ordained minister with more than 15 years in church leadership and teaching.

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Bensalem, PA 19020

Jennifer A.

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I would like to recommend the amazingly talented Davida Godett for her coaching services. At the time I reached out to her, I was going through a transitional time in my life. I was depressed, and needed direction personally and professionally. I did not know where to begin improving my circumstances, and it felt as though I was stuck in the mud without a life line. Davida began coaching me over the phone. After our first conversation, I was confident she would be able to help me. We were able to pinpoint my strengths and weaknesses, and from there develop an action plan which could be implemented to ensure my success. She has a special way of including a spiritual perspective, which I found to be encouraging and comforting during the challenging process of change. I am proud to say, six months later, Davida has helped me completely transform my life. I began a new job that I love, moved into my new home, purchased a new car, went back to school, and have a very special someone whom I will share my life with. It is with her loving, caring support that I have been able to enjoy this time of my life. I am overwhelmingly grateful to Davida for her services.

  • 8 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • East Northport, NY 11731

Chris C.

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David Flood created a rapport with all of our students from the moment he stepped in the door. From the popular students to those with substance abuse issues to our special needs students, David made time to speak with our students before and after his dicussion, staying for hours after to speak with students. it was refreshing to have a speaker come in that didn't just show up and collect their check. David doesn't approach the students as a lecturer. He both laughs and cries during his talk and though his stories, we as a school community followed the same emotional roller coaster. Our students were so impressed, they all wanted David to come back. As a staff, we have already discussed his return. Well worth the investment. David takes as long as needed, spending time in the school, talking openly and informally with students he walks by. He has already changed the lives of many of our students. I personally watched him help 5 students individually with their struggles at home. And that was during his informal walks. Imagine what his discussion is like. Thanks again David. Plan to book with us again soon.

  • 19 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Little Falls, NJ 07424

Daniel P.

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Sandra LaMorgese is your go-to-girl for a an amazing motivational speech. She has come a long way in her personal life, and is truly an inspiration to us all. Out of the kindness of her heart, she came to my school and showed us what living is really like. With my greatest sincerity and behalf of my school thank you for everything!

  • 13 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • New York, NY 10030

Lisa G.

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Scott and MC performed at my nephew's going off to college brunch. They were great. The poetry was awesome , and their personalities won everyone over. I was beaming with joy!

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Montclair, NJ 07042

Colleen L.

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Janet came and gave a motivational/inspirational time with some of my colleagues that I used to work with. I wanted to do something more than just a get together at a bar and Janet helped me accomplish that. I would highly recommend her services.

  • Union City, NJ 07087

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My name is Jim Greene. I am a motivational and inspirational speaker who specializes in motivational teaching programs for students. I hold a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's degree in theology. Professionally, I have 20 years of experience in healthcare, in emergency room crisis intervention. My motivational programs are geared to help "underachieving" students to reach their full potential despite their perceived obstacles. I use down-to-earth practical strategies to motivate students to turn their setbacks into comebacks. My programs include the following topics: - Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention - Attitude - Bullying - Character Education - Ethics and Positive Choices - Self-Esteem Enhancement - Mental Health and Wellness - Overcoming Adversity - Peak Performance - Psychology - Success Strategies - Religion and Spirituality - Sports, Athletics, Sportsmanship - Stress-Reduction Techniques - Customized Programs The following are speaking testimonials from clients: - "For the past 20 years, Jim has worked as a crisis counselor. He is also a great motivational speaker. He inspires his audiences to turn their 'setbacks' into 'comebacks.' What Rudy is to Notre Dame, Jim is to New Jersey." - Robert Gilbert, PhD, Professor Montclair State University - "I worked closely with Jim Greene for many years. Rarely do we find such a humane and compassionate human being who has such sensitive understanding of human existence. The increasing demands from society on individuals and the many pitfalls and traps of modern society starting from school days and into adulthood often leave many behind stunned by life. This type of exclusion is what Jim addresses in his life, in his profession and in his speeches. There is such a great need for people like him. He has been an inspiration to me and to all who came into contact with him for help. He always makes time for those in need, and I can proudly say that he makes a difference in this too-often-indifferent world." --Paul Hriso, M.D. Dear Mr. Greene, I appreciate your visit to Bloomfield High School. Your speech taught me a lot about how I should treat my friends and others. I felt inspired because my classmates and I learned about your struggles and how you made them into positives. You should visit many more high schools to inspire them as well. - Xavier, Student - Dear Mr. Greene, Your presentation was a big "eye opener" for me. Thanks for taking the time out of your life to come to this school and sharing your experiences with us. It was very interesting and fun. I will try my best to be "builder upper" and not a "breaker downer." I will try to be the best I can be, and never lose hope. I learned many things that I know will help me in the future. - K. Weaver, Student

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Long Island City, NY 11101

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As a seasoned professional actor, I apply the knowledge I have as an artist while assisting those in careers outside of the arts. This allows for the development of more finely-attuned "people skills", clearer communication and a very captive audience, whether you're reciting an audition monologue or giving a Powerpoint presentation. Here are my services: * One-On-One Session Are you preparing for a presentation, pitch or speech of some kind? Do you feel like something is "off?" Are you worried because a lot is riding on your "performance?" Contact me to book a one-on-one session. * Three-Session-Package Discount Whether you're a startup company with few resources or you're just tightening your purse strings, you can score a pretty hefty discount by having co-workers or associates at other companies book two sessions additional to yours. Speak The Speech was created with the belief that its services should be accessible to everyone -- no matter their budget. Special discounts are negotiable. Contact me for more information. * Group Session If you don't have a specific pitch you're gearing up for, but just feel like your clan could benefit from some general presentation pointers, contact me to book a group session. * Acting Session Unlike my other services designed for the business-minded, this service is for actors like me looking for some direction and/or feedback on a particular monologue or audition piece. Contact me to book.

  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Jersey City, NJ 07306

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A best-selling author and jazz pianist, Anthony Rodriguez is an accomplished music entrepreneur and motivational speaker whose star is steadily rising. He recently appeared mostly in Telemundo and Univision, promoting his work and giving advice on how to succeed in the entertainment industry. His stellar achievements in music have inspired people across the globe who are seeking similar success in their business and life pursuits. A self-made pianist with the assistance of his mentor Juan A. Gonzalez, producer of the "Libre" album and pianist for Marc Anthony, Anthony has performed on many acclaimed stages and recorded with the powerhouses in the music business. His musical experience and entrepreneurial spirit led him to create the Anthony Rodriguez Music Group, a banner he records under, as well as providing an assortment of music services for clients. His love and passion for music has motivated him to speak to business professionals, students and other groups about succeeding in the real world, and most importantly, he shares his success stories and challenges, letting his audience know that in order to achieve their goals, they must possess integrity, ambition, confidence, education, dedication and commitment. Anthony is also one of the top role model speakers for the Hispanic Inspiring Students Performance Organization, and he gives his time to support private organizations, businesses, churches, boy's and girl's clubs, governmental activities and public schools, which have enjoyed the benefits of Anthony's upbeat, motivating, fun, and ambitious speeches. His motto is "When you do what you love, everything else will follow". Anthony's recent recording achievements include "Keys to the Kingdom," a Caribbean jazz album, which also became a bestseller after its rerelease in 2013. Anthony produced the soundtrack for BET Telly's award-winning movie, Isaiah's Touch. Anthony's book project, The Musician: Establishing Your Natural Ability into a Lifestyle, is a bestseller. Anthony's topics of expertise are the following: * Talent development * Success in what you love to do * Making business with your calling * Inspirational speaker * Musicianship * Turning tough moments into a new strength * Using your potential in the workplace

  • New York, NY 10017

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Introducing Caryl Ehrlich, offering a behavioral approach to weight loss. About Caryl Ehrlich: Caryl Ehrlich is the founder/director of a complete step-by-step behavioral approach to weight loss, The Caryl Ehrlich Program. She conducts her individualized program in her office in New York City, or by telephone, fax and email if you’re out of town or out of the country. Caryl is also the author of “Conquer Your Food Addiction” (Free Press), teaching people how to change habits without diet, pills, props, or deprivation. Caryl gladly receives comments or questions about The Program and the behavioral methods integrated into her weight loss teaching. She also accepts speaking engagements for charities, corporations, schools, etc. She is now offering a no-obligation, free consultation in her Manhattan office or over the phone.

  • Jersey City, NJ 07304

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Mildred Antenor is the go-to person of media if it's about providing an authentic and fresh perspective on Haiti, education in America, as well as every issue about women. She has appeared on several television and radio programs, offering her opinion and analysis, including "The CW-11 Morning News," "Voice of America," "The O'Reilly Factor," and "Good Day Street Talk." Her commentaries on women and Haiti can be heard on "The WBGO Journal" every Friday nights at 7:30 p.m., 88.3FM or on the website. Mildred calls on her life experiences of tearing down racial and economic barriers, as a first-generation Haitian-American woman to inspire others to confront life's challenges. Ms. Antenor often discusses how she defeated obstacles while following her aspirations, and developing in a single-parent family, and staying in a drug-polluted neighborhood. Mildred is frequently asked to give opinions and new perspectives on hard-hitting issues by news broadcasters. You can also listen to her on WBGO 88.3 FM radio where her commentaries focus on women's issues. Some topics that she has talked about previously cover women as well as their attitudes towards hair, redefining female beauty guidelines, and how young girls require fathers who are present emotionally to help nurture their development. Additionally, Mildred is a professor who teaches women's studies. She is known for creating thought-provoking substantive discussions inside her classroom and for her ability to connect with her students. Her students applaud her for teaching them the skill of thinking outside of the box.

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We are a small business and entertainment consultation and support service provider, who have been providing services in Uber event production and coordination, marketing and promotion campaigns, book publishing, tour booking, deal negotiation, document preparation, talent management, keynote or motivational speaker services, small business development, and much more! You are a born talent.

  • New York, NY 10023

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I give people hope and belief that they are in control of living the lives that they want. I do this by giving inspiring motivational speeches. After people hear me speak, they leave with a new way of thinking, so they have the power to change or enhance their lives.

  • New York, NY 10027

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Ash Exantus a.k.a. ASH CASH is a motivational speaker, business consultant, financial literacy educator, and the author of Amazon.com bestselling book, Mind Right, Money Right: 10 Laws of Financial Freedom, as well as Taylor’s Way: Life Lesson Through The Eyes of a Three-Year Old. Ash Cash travels the world helping everyday people get their lives back in order, whether they need financial advice or a little motivation via his special way of conveying life lessons. As a banking professional for more than 10 years, he has led and managed branches for some of the largest financial institutions in the world, controlling over $400 million dollars in deposits throughout his career. During his service as a banking executive, Ash Cash has helped countless people to recover their financial lives – from credit, to homeownership, retirement, and banking and investments. And, as a Certified FICO Professional (FICO PRO, a national designation), Ash Cash has a strong understanding of FICO® scores and how they impact both the lender and consumer. Others may know Ash Cash from his Motivational Column titled “The Daily Word”, which reaches thousands of people daily through his own e‐mail communiqué, as well as partnerships with high traffic, international websites such as AllHipHop.com and Global14.com, among others. His audio version of “The Daily Word” has garnered over 60,000 listens and is frequently heard in over 39 countries. Ash Cash also lends his expertise as a Personal Finance Expert and Contributing Writer for AllHipHop.com, RadioOne, The Huffington Post/Black Voices, and MSNBC affiliate website, TheGrio.com. He has been featured on popular, national media outlets such as Hot97FM and WBLS 107.5FM in New York City, nationally syndicated Café Mocha Radio, CNN, Black Enterprise Magazine, Essence Magazine, Rolling Out, The Atlanta Post, and countless others. Ash Cash is the proud Founder of T.E.A.M. F.R.E.S.H. (Taking Every Amicable Measure to Financially Reeducate Every Spectrum of Humanity), a program that works with schools, correctional facilities, churches, and community‐based organizations, to teach Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship skills to at risk youth in urban settings. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Egypt Cares Family Foundation, a non‐profit organization founded by TV Host and Radio Personality, Egypt Sherrod. In addition, he is treasurer and board member for Harlem Cares Mentoring Movement, an affiliate of National Cares Mentoring Movement started by Susan Taylor, former editor‐in‐chief of Essence Magazine, and also an advisory board member for several nonprofit organizations throughout the country. Above all of his credentials, accolades, and titles, Ash Cash is simply known for making people feel better. He thoroughly enjoys his life in the metropolitan New York, where he works as well as resides with his wife and toddler daughter.

  • New York, NY 10285

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Incorporating a physical practice, breath work, and meditation techniques, Compass Yoga teaches students to focus, relax, and find a greater sense of ease in daily life. I welcome the opportunity to work with students of all levels in group and one-on-one classes. In addition to teaching yoga classes and private sessions, I am available for: - workshops particularly geared toward how yoga can benefit creative professionals - speaking engagements - freelance writing assignments - business consultation services for start-ups, such as product development, content creation, marketing, branding, project management, basic design and construction for websites and blogs, and financial planning

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Have you ever wondered what it takes to be an Olympic champion? Where does the drive, determination and discipline come from, and how do you harness it within yourself on a daily basis no matter what your goals are? Do you remember when the American 4-man Bobsled Team, Team Night Train, broke a 62-year Olympic gold medal drought at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games? Three-time Olympian and Classroom Champions education program founder, Steve Mesler, was in that sled, and has the ability to bring an entire room directly into his experiences and stories with an amazing passion. Having spoken to thousands at national conferences, as well as in intimate situations with high-level sales teams, Steve's talks will bring you, your company or your event to a new level. Companies like Deloitte, MassMutual and Hilton, along with the US Air Force and Israeli Military, have brought Steve in to discuss strategies for performance, teamwork and community involvement. Featured topics include: * Working together in teams * Leading teams * Coaching and mentoring * High performance in any situation Check out Steve's website, and see for yourself what he can bring to your next event.

  • Waretown, NJ 08758

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I speak to any type of groups and organizations, high schools, colleges, and cooperation. My specific message is "appreciation of life". My motto is "tough times don't last; tough people do". And my definition of "tough" is "mentally tough", not "physically tough". I teach how to accept things you cannot control and choose and create the things you want to happen, and then "taking action"; I call it "act". I also talk about P.E.P. (Positively Enhance Performance) with the 7 P's -- Prayer, Passion, Purpose, Perseverance, Pressure, Persistence, and Practice). For more details, the contact info is at my website.

  • Philadelphia, PA 19134

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Addie L. Robinson offers motivational seminars, conferences and conventions for churches, colleges, non-profits and businesses which are tailored to the client's needs.

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Greetings! My name is Jim Hernandez, Motivational speaker and relationship specialist. I am 28 years old, Latino Bronx native, who is here to help people, just like yourself, who might need direction or guidance in life. I will pitch it to you like this: Are you or a loved one going through a relationship problem, family crisis, conflicts at work, and life-transition? Feel stuck in a bad relationship? Need a career change, or has suffered from some type of domestic abuse or trauma? If so, life coaching will help you to discover and understand who you are, identify and clarify what you want most in life, and develop strategies to achieve your goals. My life coaching techniques will offer means to effectively deal with all life's issues. It helps to create more balance, joy, intimacy, energy, and abundance in every area of your life. It also helps you to rise above the muck of life, and reach your full life potential. My style of coaching is unique, in that, I honor the spirit and soul of each of my clients, recognizing their unique individuality, and help to stimulate and create conscious self awareness. Intuition and divine wisdom is used to help guide us during each session. This helps to enhance and broaden a sense of awareness, discovering resolutions to every problem and ultimately achieving your goals. I have plenty of clients that can vouch for me, whom I work with on a one-on-one basis, who have been progressing day in and day out with my help. I also voluntarily mentor children and seniors on my spare time. I take my life very serious, now it is time for you to do the same.

  • New York, NY 10038

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I'm a motivational speaker on a variety of topics, and clients rave about my ability to address any topic with a fresh approach and provide an insightful way to handle any situation. You or your staff will leave with new ideas and a spark. Feel the energy and pass it on. It will be an experience you will not forget. Funny stories, thinking outside the box, tough and real talk, and particular solutions -- what more can you want? I will change your life!

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“Need a Motivational Speaker for a Church Event”

Philadelphia, PA

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Church event
Hours needed
1
Age of guests
12-17
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This is a youth workshop that our church keeps annually. Our topic is about self-esteem.
$300
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“Need a Motivational Speaker”

Drexel Hill, PA

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Church event
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1
Age of guests
18 and older
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Just a brief overview of there teachings and doctrine.
$675
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“Need a Motivational Speaker”

New York, NY

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Corporate or professional conference
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2
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I am looking for a speaker who can inspire my team on the topic of teamwork and what great teams can accomplish together. The speakers should also be able to lead a fun and creative (unique) team building exercise.
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