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Rave Reviews


“No speaker had a greater impact on our store managers than you during last week’s Sales Meeting in Nashville! Many came to me saying how your ideas, your teachings and your lessons gave them tangible things they can put into practice!”

Harold King
Director of Training
LifeWay Christian Stores

“I wanted to thank you once again for taking part in our company meeting. I thought your presentation was excellent and really hit home on what we need to improve on in our stores.”

Cathy Pryor
VP Stores
Hibbett Sports

"I have to tell you what FABULOUS feedback I received about the seminars you did!"

Melissa Gilpin
Director of Training
Frederick's of Hollywood

"The overall comments from the Sales Managers were that it was very informative, inspiring, excellent and contained very helpful information. They felt the presentation was insightful and reflected a different perspective to shed light on an important but often overlooked aspect of success in business."

Regional HR Director
COMPUSA

"Rich's presentation was outstanding! It was one of the highest rated sessions from the entire meeting. We are all looking forward to working with him again."

Vicki Psenak
Director of Training
Things Remembered

"Thank you so much making our annual conference a success! Your seminar received rave reviews."

Cyndi Pittman
Harolds Stores

"Thank you so much for attending our annual National Managers' Conference. There are a lot of trainers that leave their audience feeling good, but there are few trainers that leave their audience with the knowledge and skills to make an immediate, positive impact in their environment."

Stephanie Watts
Training Coordinator
Reeds Jewelers

"Thank you so much for attending our Annual Meeting and contributing to its success! I had several members approach me and tell me how wonderful it was to see you back and encouraged me to invite you to another meeting in the future. Thanks again for bringing value to our members!"

Julie Horoho
Sales & Marketing Director
Independent Stationers, Inc.

"Thank you for the training last week. The field team is genuinely excited about it and anxious to move forward with the ideas and principles presented."

Kathy Cross
VP Store Ops
Discovery Channel Stores

"Thank you very, very much for an outstanding presentation! Our people were very impressed with your thoughts and ideas and are looking forward to implementing them as they turn their focus and energies towards the back-to-school season."

George McHargue
Sales Support
The Buckle

"Richard presents in a very down to earth manner, easily relating to his audience and keeping them engaged throughout the presentation."

Claire Fair
Vice President of Human Resources
Perfumania

"The excitement you brought to our 9 regional meetings shows no signs of abating. It was amazing to watch you take people from a place of apprehension and discomfort to exploration and confidence - all in 3 hours. And you made it so much fun!"

Christine DePoto
Director of Organizational Development
NY & CO.

"I want to thank you and Richard for helping Electronics Boutique offer a new and creative method for recruiting retail associates. Your 'Systematic Recruiting' program teaches techniques that are not only effective and easy to implement, but are also grounded in common sense. It was a delight to work with you and Richard in preparing for this class. I look forward to working with you in the future."

Dennis J. Connor III
Training Manager
Electronics Boutique

"Thank you for the fabulous job presenting the recent Systematic Recruiting seminar. Our group of Regional Managers found the information quite applicable and the presentation itself enthusiastically delivered."

Mark Smith
Director of Training
Shoe Carnival, Inc.

"Of all the seminars I have attended throughout my career, Systematic Recruiting is by far the best!"

Jackie Dunlap
Staffing & Development Manager
Hallmark Specialty Retail Group