Speakers Reviews

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Amy Blankson

“Amy’s program exceeded my expectations and I truly believe the attendees have a better understanding of how important it is to be happy and have a positive outlook in their communities to make a difference in their life and the lives of those around them.” –Smart Start, Director of Community Engagement & Development  

Dr. Tasha Eurich

“I saw Tasha Eurich at The Art Of Women in Leadership conference last month in Toronto. In a room full of thousands of powerful and busy women, she held a captive and laughing audience for over an hour. Her content was fresh and her advice, pragmatic. I immediately (and I never do this) went and purchased her book (Insight), which was more incredible content for work and play.” –Jennifer Adamthwaite

Dr. Tasha Eurich

“We had the pleasure of bringing Dr. Tasha Eurich in to speak at KRT Marketing’s annual all-team summit. We used Dr. Eurich’s book, Insight, as the foundational theme for our multi-day summit — exploring both self-awareness and external awareness from teammates, clients and vendors. Dr. Eurich was extremely generous with her time and direction in helping us formulate our plans for pre-work, the live session, workshops, and post-event follow-up items. I would highly recommend Dr. Eurich to any organization looking to take a hard look at their team from all angles and provide a roadmap to become self-aware.” –Ryan Christoi, Managing Partner, KRT Marketing

Carey Lohrenz

“Carey did a phenomenal job, especially considering our diverse group. Her ability to connect and adapt her presentation to people from all sorts of backgrounds is truly an art. She kept everyone engaged and lively throughout the afternoon. Her willingness to interact with the attendees was an added bonus that I will forever be thankful for.”– Rosalyn Barnett – Tournament Coordinator, PGA World Golf Championships – Dell Technologies Match Play

Michelle Poler

“THANK YOU!!!  You were an absolute joy to have at our event and we are so grateful for your time and energy.  The team is all buzzing about your talk and we’ve heard from so many people that you were the highlight of their day.  Thank you for being so incredible to work with.” – Jackie Waldorph, Sr. Director Employee Experience, LinkedIn

Neil Pasricha

“Neil Pasricha was one of my best picks to date as a keynote speaker! He opened at our National conference and brought the audience into a positive mindset from the get-go. Even weeks later, people have still be talking about what a great presenter he was. From start to finish Neil was baked in for our event; starting with the prep call where he went in depth on the types of questions he asked to get to know our company and audience, all the way to him actually mentioning names of our clients he previously met in the elevator and gym during the start of his presentation. As an event planner, those types of touches are unique to a speaker and show that he truly values what he does. If you’re looking for fun, interesting, motivating, AND thoughtful then look no further than Neil for your keynote!” –Director, Meetings & Events, Kestra Financial 

Michelle Poler

“I’ve created a new word as a result of having the opportunity to meet and listen to Michelle – “Inspiractional” – not only did she inspire me to take action in my life – both professionally and personally – she caused me to take the first step on things I’ve been thinking about for a long time!  Every member of our team was moved in positive ways as a result of her time with us.”
–Patrick Walsh, EVP, Chief Claims Officer, York Risk Services

Neil Pasricha

“Over the years, I have had the privilege of working with some fantastic Keynote Speakers and Neil by far exceeded my expectations.  Not only was he able to exude a dynamic stage presence while delivering an applicable and easy to understand message, he was able to do this while creating a true human connection with the audience through a level of humility that is rarely seen.  On top of that, he was also a pleasure to work with in preparation for the event through his approachability and flexibility when partnering with our team. If I had three thumbs, I would give him THREE THUMBS UP!!!” –Katie Johnson, VP | PR & Communications, United Capital

Neil Pasricha

“Neil is a dynamic speaker that easily connects and engages with his audience.  The concept and idea of The Book of Awesome resonates is such a way as to not only cross industries, but cross generations.  It is a welcome respite to our daily lives.  We would also say that our teams loved everything Neil shared about the “The Happiness Equation” and the simple yet highly actionable steps we can all take daily to “choose happiness” by putting our actions first.  Truly took a lot away from this presentation and would highly recommend to others!” — Al Reid, Managing Director, Saatchi & Saatchi

Michelle Poler

“Out of all the surveys that were completed for Michelle Poler, she received an average of 4.9 out of 5 (5 being excellent) for her Luncheon Keynote. Audience members described her as amazing, inspiring, and thought provoking. Michelle’s talk was one of the highlights of the day.” –Tina Johnson, Founder, Virginia Women’s Business Conference

Kelly McDonald

“Your sessions for us were awesome! My expectations were high going in, and you exceeded them. A real plus was the professionalism and responsiveness of your team during the booking process and lead up to your presentations. Thank you so much for your time, effort and over the top enthusiasm and expertise.”— Hank Phillips, President & CEO, Kentucky Travel Industry Association

Dr. Tasha Eurich

“Tasha’s program exceeded expectations. She was cited by many of our clients as a highlight of our forum. The fact that she made a real effort to connect with them – understanding their role, the challenges of their job and terminology/jargon of our business – really resonated with the audience. I believe some of the tools she highlighted such as ‘What not Why’ will be adopted by those who participated. She was a true professional and made a real impact on our event.” – Michael Hessling, Chief Client Officer, Gallagher Bassett

Sally Hogshead

“Sally’s presentation was as illuminating, practical and interactive as any I have seen. From beginning to end the way her team elevates her already great content into an experience that begins before her talk and extends after the event concludes is amazing. We’re already thinking about ways to work with Sally again. I know people will be talking about this for years to come!”
–Meredith Boggess, Director of Advisor Engagement, BAM Advisor Services

Scott Klososky

“Scott was the highlight of our conference! He has an innate speaking style that naturally engages the audience. Our attendees were completely tuned in and before he was finished, I had texts from attendees asking for a copy of his presentation and contact info. Scott’s content was spot on and the perfect springboard for our CEO’s presentation.”  –Keystone Insurers Group

Michelle Poler

“Michelle’s workshop was the most well-attended of its kind, especially for our youth attendees, at our 2018 Annual Conference, and definitely one of the most talked about. Her talk was energetic, relatable, and down-to-earth, and offered insights that it takes many of us a lifetime to learn. We hope our attendees really take to heart her lesson about thinking about their fears as opportunities.” – UNIDOS

Dr. Tony Alessandra

“Dr. Tony Alessandra – Sham Wow! Truly engaging speaker who worked with our team to understand our industry and customize his engagement. The audience loved his energy and enjoyed the Platinum Rule advice. The stories Tony used brought his content to life with practical application examples and humor. 10 out 10.”– Jovino Velazquez, VP Market Development, POSitouch

Michelle Poler

“People thought she was very refreshing, honest and different.  It was wonderful to hear all of the comments on the way out of the venue, how they had never heard anything like that at a chamber event, great feedback!    I think people will be stronger and look out for themselves going forward.   I know I will!   There were many young women in the audience that LOVED her!” –Clelia McVay, Director of Events & Programming, Metro North Chamber of Commerce

Carey Lohrenz

“Carey met all expectations!  She did a great job using her personal experiences as both a former collegiate athlete and fighter pilot to illustrate key points/messages as we had discussed in our planning call.  Her presentation style is excellent”. – University of Wisconsin-Madison Athletics Department

Neil Pasricha

“Neil Pasricha brings a flavor all his own. His story is both honest and motivational. It allows the audience to draw parallels to their own life and realize that they too can take charge of their life and the changes going on around them. We would love to work with Neil again and will work our client portfolio to promote him and his personalized services.” – Centrifuge Media

Sally Hogshead

“Sally brought amazing energy and enthusiasm to her keynote. Our members gained so many valuable lessons including realizing opportunities to maximize their strengths to enhance their brand.  Participants left truly inspired to fascinate others and committed to being their best selves. Sally’s team was awesome and so easy to work with which made planning so much easier.”–Amy Colvin Mustafa, Senior Director of Education and Engagement, Alpha Chi Omega