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Herndon Motivational Speakers

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  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 hours
  • Washington, DC

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.

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  • 26 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours

Nina G.

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Coach Lynn is very professional and intelligent lady. She exceeded my expectations at the very first meeting! She gave me very valuable advises and she figured exactly what type of career I was looking for. Looking forward to my next sessions with Coach Lynn. I highly recommend her to anyone not only for resume writing but for a professional advice. Nina G.

Missy B.

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Coach Lynn is tryly inspirational! She is so encouraging and empowering and gives me much insight into how I can achieve my goals! Hiring Coach Lynn has been the gift I have needed to give to myself after many years of negative self talk and limiting beliefs! I am on my way to a new career that I will love!

David B.

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Coach Lynn wrote a resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile for me. She was able to identify my strengths and highlighted them well. She also provided motivational coaching throughout my job search and interviewing process. I highly recommend her services to job seekers.

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  • 38 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 6 hours

Morgan B.

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Dave was absolutely amazing through the entire planning process up to standing under cover from the rain for the rehearsal. He is extremely welcoming, and a great speaker. He greets you like an old friend and even though we had never met prior to rehearsal I knew it was going to be a good fit because of our conversations on the phone and through email. He does his best to make the ceremony as special and individual as it can be. He is wonderful. I would recommend going to his website and listening to some of his sermons to get a feel for how great of a speaker he is. He is quick to respond to email and phone calls and gives great advice and ideas on how to make your ceremony special for you. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for an memorable officiant. Morgan Duvall (June 20, 2015)

Emily C.

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Pastor Dave Zuchelli was the perfect minister to marry my husband and I at our lakeside ceremony. I have been at other friends' weddings and seen ministers mess up important names, completely change the order of the ceremony and more, but I had no doubt in my mind that Pastor Zuchelli would lead the ceremony just as we had discussed. He is an eloquent speaker who is sincere in his words and also knows how to make the ceremony funny and light when the bride and groom are nervous! He also kindly stood in the rain and mist with us at both our rehearsal and the ceremony because we wanted the outdoor ceremony so badly! Many thanks to Pastor Dave for making our ceremony one we will never forget :)

Sharon B.

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Dave was a phenomenal preacher for our wedding ceremony. He guided us every step of the way and kept us together. The words and scripture he chose were perfect. Even when the wind didn't allow us to light our candles he still made it work. We picked the best person to do our ceremony. He deserves more than 5 stars :).

  • 12 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 min

Ashley B.

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John did a wonderful job giving a motivational talk about "the importance of great customer service" during our staff meeting!! Each member of our medical team left the room feeling energized and excited to help our patients. He did a great job using real-world examples to drive home the message. Everyone could relate to his examples. John has a great sense of humor which helped capture everyone's attention. We would definitely hire him again to speak at a future meeting!

Don G.

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John spoke to our organization for two hours on how to be more productive and effectively deal with stress in a fast-paced, often chaotic environment. He was a very-well prepared and engaging speaker who used humor and a variety of exercises, humorous anecdotes, and incisive comments to reinforce his briefing points. -National Counterterrorism Center

Bruce B.

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John was everything we were looking for in a motivational speaker. He talked about servant leadership and contrasted it with classical management (top-down), all the while using stories and humor. Many of our attendees told me privately that they liked John and thought he did a good job. I recommend him for others.

  • 25 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 9 min

Lance H.

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This is the PMIWDC review of Dr. Joel Freeman's presentation “Dealing With People Who Drive You Crazy” delivered on 01/20/2015 at the Fairview Park Marriott Hotel. Of the 275 attendees, there were 155 responses to our survey. Speaker Rating (5 point scale) --------------------------------------- Speaker's Delivery: 4.70 Value/Appropriateness of the Topic: 4.63 Additionally, here are comments relevant to Joel's presentation: ------------------------------------------------------ - Great Presentation - He needs more time to talk. - Speaker is very animated - certainly kept me awake but also hard to follow his point at 8:07 pm. Lots of graphs, not much explanations on influencing different people. - Excellent speaker - Exceptional! Well done! - Speaker effectiveness off the chart! No suggestion- Amazing! Best speech in a while! - Please bring Mr. Freeman back each year. - Great speaker and topic! - Not really my style of speaker. It was too "informercialish" in beginning but better about 15 min in when we got to the "meat." My feedback as the event coordinator: ------------------------------------------------------ Joel was exceptionally easy to work with. He was flexible in tailoring his presentation to our member's needs. His visual were legible for the large ballroom. He communicated frequently with our team and showed great interest in the engagement.

Samuel O.

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Dr Joel is incredibly talented, worked within my budget and gave me the best service. He is a great motivational speaker, I thank God for meeting him. Everybody in his training class was happy and highly motivated. His training session was rated the best of my 7days program by my group from Nigeria. He is awesome, I would love to work with again and again.

Linda M.

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Dr. Freeman took the time to interview staff which enabled him to focus his talk on issues that were relatable to his audience. He was energetic, personable and interesting. Great speaker and I give him my highest recommendation!

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  • 4 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 7 hours

Dione S.

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Jannae is very patience and understanding. She is a very determined and outgoing person. She will push you to be great! I recommend her greatly 😆 thanks jannae for being the best personal trainer ever!

Wyeth F.

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She was super helpful and motivating!

  • 15 years in business
  • Woodbine, MD

Charlene U.

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I have worked with Jill in a number of different ways: Jill served as a consultant and coach to an internal creative team building committee which I chaired at my work place. She brought so much value to the process, from her deep knowledge of team building practices to her thoughtful listening skills and her enthusiasm and energy level. I have also observed Jill in her capacity as Wellness Director for a public higher education facility. She recruited and prepped outside trainers so their involvement with the audiences was targeted and responsive to the strategic plan of our HR division. Jill has also functioned as the trainer herself, where she is engaging and engaged with the audience; able to couple spontaneity with a deep professional knowledge; and deeply attuned to the audience's needs. Jill is an exceptional motivational speaker and her passion and commitment to serving her audience is a delight!

Lindita D.

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Jill is passionate and has a natural talent for helping each of us discover the leader within, develop our potential and to take it to new levels. I have worked with her as a coach and have been a participant in her programs. In her coaching sessions, instead of offering a cookie cutter approach, she helped me tap into my unique values and craft my leadership presence utilizing these. I am a much more authentic leader as a result! She is also a dynamic, motivational speaker who always brings a unique perspective. She is not only charismatic but sincere in sharing her experiences, which engages and helps her audiences relate to her. She does her work with an ease that seems effortless, all the while conveying passion and professionalism. If you want an inspiring, authentic and high content speaker, then look no further! Lindita

Joe R.

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Jill is simply a phenomenal speaker and facilitator who connects and engages quickly, sincerely and authentically with her groups!! She brings her total self to every engagement - and individuals and groups pick up on that immediately. Jill brings great insights to the table, asks great questions, makes you think and places a huge emphasis on applying the material for individual and organization growth! She does all of this in a down to earth, welcoming, friendly, energetic, fun and personable manner. She’s “real”… not “packaged”. Highly recommended!!

  • 2 years in business
  • Response time: 10 hours
  • Clarksville, MD

David I.

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Rev. Kelvin a fluent speaker he presided church National Men conferences in Kenya in 2012 and 2015.He is excellent both in class and field. He blessed and still he has a potential of blessing many. David -Kenya Africa.

Lisa W.

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Kevin has an immense body of knowledge that he is eager to share with a wide range of audiences. His years of experience bring authority to his presentations which he delivers with a style that is easy to relate to.

Jeff B.

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Kevin Johnson is a blessed and gifted Speaker, and teaches authoritatively as a anointed leader.

Ben G.

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Marc Hayes was recommended to me by a co worker. I always thought life coaching was a joke, but my life was going nowhere. I started telephone consultations with Coach Marc and things began to improve for me immediately. Things began to change for me for the better after one 30 minute coaching session. After the second consultation I started getting my life together. I highly recommend Coach Marc.

Ben G.

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We hired Coach Marc to speak to our group on leadership and being positive. Coach put on an enthusiastic, engaging and entertaining talk. I highly recommend Coach Marc to speak at your next event.

Ben G.

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Great coaching! Coach Marc really rocks. Coach help me get mys of in order. I really enjoy his coaching style and he does follow up to check up on me. Coach Marc is great!

  • 18 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • District Heights, MD

Sharon P.

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Sir Charles Cary have one of the most inspirational message that individuals of all ages should hear. Thanks Sir Charles for serving as a National Speaker at many of my organization's (ROASA, Inc.) events. You have captivated our audience with your personal transformational story and have awakened the spirit in us to become the "Cure" for our existence. Keep up the great work you're doing to transform people to achieve their greatness.

Charles S.

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I saw him at a government facility and he did a great job, he was so good that he wound up training for the Federal Reserve and about 5 or 6 reserve banks. Worth every penny!

Nicole M.

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Your enthusiasm for imparting knowledge, empowering the audience and delivering a powerful message is commendable. A true professional.

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Fort Washington, MD

Jessica B.

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Highly motivational speaker that has spent over 10 years working with at-risk youth through mentoring and coaching. Faculty and students gave phenomenal feedback and look forward to working more closely throughout the school year. Our kids are champions! Thank you for your message of purpose, personal responsibility, and perseverance.

Sara W.

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Aaron was our guest speaker for an overnight 6-12th grade 4-H Leadership Retreat on night two. Aaron brought high energy to his speech and connected to the teens that everyone was engaged and excited about his topic. Thank you the teens had a great time!

Abby W.

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Aaron was a very energetic and a motivated speaker who was able to keep the attention of our youth! The content of his presentation was motivating and the kids walked away from it with a very solid and positive message.

  • 10 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 23 min

David S.

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Are used Paul Sandhu as a Life Coach as well as a Motivational Speaker. He was absolutely incredible. He exceeded my expectations. Anyone would be lucky to be able to work with him. I would definitely use him again.

Ann S.

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Paul Sandhu was amazing. He has a lot of knowledge. He was able to guide me and also change my life. He is a amazing Life and Career coach.

Sean G.

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He has been a exceptional speaker and motivator. Our company needed help and got us on track.

Hua S.

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To expose students to career options and inspire them to pursue research in microbiology I invited Nancy to speak to students on “The development of Biopharmaceutical Products” at Virginia State University where I taught for 15 years. I warned her in advance that it was not uncommon for students to get up and leave during a talk. I was pleasantly surprised that all students were totally absorbed and stayed for the entire time she spoke. The students found her personal and professional stories very inspiring and felt comfortable approaching her afterwards! I would highly recommend Nancy as a speaker for any group!

Janice C.

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I recommended Nancy as a speaker to one of my big pharmaceutical clients. They hired her and were impressed enough to invite her back 5 times so far! I have also seen Nancy give talks at conferences. She is enthusiastic, engaging and entertaining in delivering information and ideas that motivate people to act!

  • 3 years in business
  • Chantilly, VA

Jai R.

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Wonderful teacher - motivates her students and build the love of learning in them. I find my son more confident in English; he has developed strong vocabulary started enjoying non-fiction books. I appreciate her was of encouraging students think out of the box. The emphasis on critical thinking is the highlight of het teaching.

Shailaja P.

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Dr. Amy helped my 8th grader prepare for the TJHSST & AOS entrance tests. She gradually trained him with the critical reading and writing components and motivated him to get out of his comfort zone and try new techniques and approaches to score higher. I would highly recommend her.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Washington, DC

Andrew S.

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I owe my life to Soigne. My main challenge was taking control of my physical well being after quitting a 2nd job and getting a promotion in my main job. I was in a very emotionally vulnerable place, professionally and personally, and physically I was a wreck. She helped me look at my problem from a very professional and objective point of view, setting clear, achievable goals for nutrition, fitness, and well-being. She set me on the path to change, and I took Soigne's plan and ran with it.18 months later, I've lost 114 pounds (and have kept it off for 6 months) and am training for a 150 mile bike ride in a month. I now have more balance in my personal and professional life, and she continues to advise me on working to find and maintain that balance. She has a great ability to help someone cut through the emotional storm and help you find out what really matters, what is really at the root of the issue, and how you can tackle it. 18 months ago, a 150 mile bike ride was a dream. Being physically fit was a dream. Proper nutrition was a dream. Soigne helped me to make those dreams my new reality. Quite literally, she's added years to my life that I would have missed had I not changed. I can't thank her enough.

Troy B.

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The best part of the coaching was breaking concepts down into meaningful functional examples. Her professionalism was excellent with high motivation and a contagious enthusiasm. She was extremely thorough and helped me structure a valuable way ahead. Each skill I worked on applies to many other personal aspects of my work. I look forward to the next sessions.

Strategic Business Initiatives L.

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Several Items: 1. WEB Site Brand Framing, Authored WEB Presentation 2. Project Planner and Manager - Far exceeds typical engagement and understanding of business processes, communication requirements and timeline for successful implementation

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • New Windsor, MD

Selena S.

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Al Betz has presented webinars, as well as hosted radio shows, for Stenographers World. He is an outstanding speaker, calm, patient, articulate, quick on his feet, and is always well prepared. Members of Stenographers World enjoy listening to the radio shows and webinars he hosts on our site. The seminars Al presents for court reporting associations are educational as well as entertaining. Selena Stehn, Founder Stenographers World, LLC

Kim C.

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Al Betz is one of the icons in our industry. He is an amazing speaker, incredible encourager and overall outstanding person. Al came to speak at the Texas Court Reporters Association Annual Convention in June of this year (2015) and did an absolutely phenomenal job. I cannot say enough about how big his heart is for the court reporting profession!

  • 8 years in business
  • Winchester, VA

Sarah G.

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I attended an event that Chris was speaking at and I have to say WOW!! Chris delivered a great message about taking action and being responsible for these actions. Chris kept the audience engage and kept us laughing. It was definitely an event that I will remember.

  • 8 years in business
  • Washington, DC

Ron C.

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Vincent Barnett is the most inspirational speaker that I've seen thus far! He leads every thought and discussion with such an optimistic point of view, I believe that it is truly part of his core visions and values…he seems to live and breathe it. His story of hardship and small triumphs offer a fresh perspective and a level of reality that leaves you motivated and wanting to take action and win. Not only that, he's a standup guy and very personable, it's like you're listening to a best friend, someone you trust and believe in. It doesn't hurt that he's funny too! Absolutely one of the best!

Sarah H.

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This was a little bit of a risk for us since we don't normally have speakers like Mark at our convention. But it was a huge success. He had good content and the entertainment portions of his keynote definately made him the crowd favorite.

  • 8 years in business
  • Fort Washington, MD

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I am an experienced speaker, with various degrees and certifications. It is however, my personal experiences that allow me to connect with my audiences.

  • 6 years in business
  • Baltimore, MD

About

Are you in need of a vibrant, posed, energetic speaker for your conference or event? How about having a live talk show segment to steer up some excitement. If you want people talking about attending next year's event, before the first one ends, then Crystal is the right speaker for the job. Crystal uses innovative, fun, interactive tactics to bring life to your event. She has a knack for simplifying complex information and making it easy to understand. She also has the ability to drum up a theme after conducting her audience analyst. Crystal's expertise are nonprofit board development, leadership development, employee development, team building, relationship building, personal growth and development and youth development. Crystal Francis Owner, Let's Make This Crystal Clear

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