Testimonials: Women’s Groups

March 28, 2009 by · Comments Off on Testimonials: Women’s Groups 

“You really knocked their socks off! You provided customized content that the dealer employees could apply to there work place.”
—Kimberly Haverlock, District Manager-Ford Division
Ford Motor Company, Women’s Professional Development Conference

“You were exceptional and the 3,000 women who attended loved you. You made us look good Susan and we would love to have you back.”
—Susan D. Forrester, CMP Conference Coordinator
Central California Women’s Conference

“What can I say? You were sensational! Your energy and enthusiasm captivated our group and was very contagious.”
—Lynn Smith, President
Financial Women International, Inland Empire Group

“We felt that the presentation was relevant, to the point, practical, personal, and presented with a great sense of humor.
—Kris Penner, Program Chairman
American Business Women’s Association

“Not only were your two programs ‘Standing room only’ but 94% of the audience rated you as an excellent speaker and role model.”
—Susan D. Forrester, Conference Coordinator
Central California Women’s Conference

“Wow!!! Being a first timer to your dynamic presence I was mesmerized and what a tough topic. You made me tear up Great Job!!! I look forward to hearing more of your work. Please let me know when and where, and I will do my best to be in the crowd.”
—Cory E Sharp, Executive Director
Construction Outsource Group, Inc

“You are a very dynamic and passionate speaker and everyone is talking about how inspired they were and what a memorable experience you provided for them.”
—Judy Baker, Program Coordinator
Columbia Chamber of Commerce & Women’s Network

“Your knowledge, experience, humor and speaking ability placed “Your Attitude is Showing” as our most successful event of this program year.”
—Lisa Pugh, Vice President, Programming
Financial Women International, Orange County

“Having you for the Eighth Annual Women’s Conference was the best decision I have made all year!”
—Donna Cadwallader, Coordinator
Women’s Health Program

“Wow! Another great program featuring your dynamic and to-the-point style!”
—Darlene Sessions, Vice President
Financial Women International, Inland Empire Group

“You inspired your audience to take action! I have always had a special place in my heart for speakers, like yourself, who motivate others to new awareness by sharing their knowledge.”
—Beverly Weurding, Symposium Manager
Sharp Health Care

” This was the best session I have ever attended…thank you!!!”
“She is great…what enthusiasm!”
“I was inspired to make changes. Energetic speaker­ uses funny examples to punctuate her point! Practical suggestions to use in all aspects of life.”
“These are just a few of the many wonderful comments our women attendees had to say about you.”
—Susan D. Forrester, CMP Conference Coordinator
Central California Women’s Conference

“You were one of the best speakers we have had this year and a real joy to work with.”
—Robyn Schumacher, Secretary
San Diego Women in Travel

“Probably the best program of the day”I really believe I can change my attitude! I promise to be more positive! Dynamite!!”
—Carol Richardson, Program Coordinator
Clemson University

“The best speaker of the day! Excellent presentation, I know her message will be with me forever. Thank you! The response from our participants regarding the seminars was very positive and enthusiastic.”
—Karen Van Dyke, Executive Producer
San Diego Regional Conference for Women

“The exercise and group presentation was not only fun but also thought provoking at the same time. The talk was timely in providing our members with powerful, successful strategies in today’s market.”
—Vanessa Williams
Women’s Council of Realtors

“I just want to tell you how much I enjoyed your moving speech at the Cookie Lee convention this week. I have been struggling with this one person, and from your seminar I learned that I cannot change her, but I can change how I deal with me. I am now going to handle everything with ‘PMS’ and a sense of humor. I feel like I lost 50 lbs. (I wished I really did) just by looking at my life a little different.”
—Debra Casalegno, Unit Manager
Cookie Lee Jewelry

“I was so inspired by all that you said. You’re a wonderful speaker, and so gifted! Thank you for your wonderful insights and encouraging words. At our unit meeting last night, all the ladies said that you were their favorite speaker.”
—Romona Baker
Cookie Lee Jewelry

“We loved you and all the great knowledge you shared with us! I can’t thank you enough! I love the positive attitude you shared and I have tried to live that way   so thank you for talking about that issue over and over! I really learned so much!”
—Elza Clark, Consultant
Cookie Lee Jewelry

“I just wanted to let you know YOUR AN AWESOME WOMAN!!!!! Thank you for this past weekend. I am not going to let NO ONE burst my bubble anymore!!!! You inspired me to move on without the support of my family!!!! They’ll follow along eventually!!!! Thanks so much again.”
—Barbara Zepeda, Consultant
Cookie Lee Jewelry

“Your message moved me. You are very effective. I will forever be effected by your words.”
—Austin Arnold
Cookie Lee Jewelry

“Your speech specifically about body language, being genuine (being myself and just having fun) really helped. I had a great jewelry party last night and two ladies are very serious about signing up as consultants under me. That is 3 consultants I am signing up since convention. I have been trying to sign up someone for the last 2 years. Now I have three! I can’t thank you enough.”
—Janelle Dundore
Cookie Lee Jewelry

“I was at the Cookie Lee seminar on Saturday and had the good fortune to hear you speak. Wow! I felt so positive and energized! Thank you so much.”
—Anna Turner, Consultant
Cookie Lee Jewelry

“I was fortunate enough to have heard you speak at this year’s convention. You really hit home with me and I haven’t stopped thinking about what you said. I really would like to get a CD of The Fun-Damentals of Believing, Achieving & Succeeding as soon as possible.”
—Kathy Sladick, Unit Manager
Cookie Lee Jewelry

“You were the highlight of the convention! Your presence, your presentation, your bubbles — Ah!! Incredible!! Thank you so much for sharing your wisdom, your personal stories, and your heart.”
—Ginny Fedrich, Consultant
Cookie Lee Jewelry

“I truly loved your inspirational speech! I have already started exercising more positive thoughts and goals and I know that I can make this business work for me.”
—Angelic Lewis, Consultant
Cookie Lee Jewelry

“You are the best speaker I have EVER seen. You touched me on a personal level… I have been telling my husband all about you and have been repeating everything you said…. You were great.”
—Kimberly Rizzo, Consultant
Cookie Lee Jewelry

“I just had to tell you what a FANTASTIC job you did! This was my third CL convention and I gotta tell ya, she’s had some really ‘not so good’ motivational speakers OR maybe is was just that I couldn’t relate. I absolutely LOVED your talk and I could totally relate about the mom relationship.”
—Lori Taylor, Consultant
Cookie Lee Jewelry

“You were an AWESOME speaker and I loved what you shared with us. You were such an inspiration to all of us–my Unit of consultants raved about you!”
—Janice Lugo, Director
Cookie Lee Jewelry

Testimonials: Private Club Industry

March 28, 2009 by · Comments Off on Testimonials: Private Club Industry 

“Your experience, support, and encouragement provided tremendous assistance for our staff and myself during the U.S. Senior Open.”
—Frank Gregorich III, CCM, General Manager and COO
Des Moines Golf and Country Club

“Your program for the Arizona Chapter of CMAA was great. It was the one of the best workshops I have attended in a long time.”
— Geoff Williams
White Mountain Country Club

“I just wanted to thank you again for your presentation at the Quail Hollow Club. My staff that attended were full of ideas and sharing the next day. You are a dynamic speaker and perfect for the hospitality and restaurant industry.
— Steven F. Argo, Controller
Charlotte Country Club

“You provided us with a lot of valuable information that I hope all of our members will begin to put to practice.”
—Rosemary S. Panno, President
International Association of Hospitality Accountants, Mid-Jersey Chapter

“Susan made an easy day out of a great session of motivation and employee behavior”
—Chapter Education Program Evaluation
Greater Baltimore

“Everyone who attended and stayed for golf commented that you were simply one of the best programs that the chapter has had in many years. The highlights on how to handle Generation ÔX’ers and ÔWHYers’ was totally insightful and opened our minds to how to handle and interact with meaning with these younger employees”
—Buzz Colton, Educational Chairman
Club Managers Association of America, San Diego Chapter

“Your words were both enlightening and thought provoking. I walked away refreshed and ready to attack my workload with a new outlook and zest.”
—Derick Fors, 1st Assistant Golf Professional
Charter Oak Country Club

“I’ve never had six hours go by so quickly. The information was presented in a way to get the point across and keep us on the edge of our seats.”
—Timothy M. Bakels, CCM, President
Arizona Nevada New Mexico Club Manager’s Association

“Your presentation style and use of active participation kept the audience interested. It was very encouraging to see so many in attendance continuing the discussion after your presentation had ended.”
—Ronald A. Banaszak Jr.,CCM, Education Chairman
Club Managers Association of Southern California

“Excellent – Susan is engaging, enlightening.”
“Course content was very valuable.”
“Exciting, interesting and genuine.”
“Straight forward, good stuff.”
—The Canadian Society of Club Managers

“As hot as the room got, I hear you got even hotter with an enthusiastic presentation. Sorry for the air conditioning glitch.”
—Stephen M. Wilson, The Los Angeles Country Club
CMAA Assistant Managers Conference

“What my staff and I liked most about your presentation was your enthusiasm and ability to articulate ideas.”
—Felix Solomon, General Manager, The Faculty Club
CMAA of Northern California

“I have had Susan Clarke in my club for continuing education for my staffs and she has done an outstanding job of providing the foundation for positive attitudes and behavior on the part of the staff.”
—Peter Young, CCM
Jonathan’s Landing

“With this being the first formal presentation ever given to our staff, the only disappointment to come across was that they wish they could have spent more time with you.”
—Lance Cotton, CCM, General Manager
The Racine Country Club

“Well, you did it again! What an entertaining, energizing and educational time we had when you spoke.”
—Kevin Andriano, President
Iowa “Tall Corn” Chapter

“I cannot thank you enough. The education you provided was fabulous. I’m looking forward to applying many new learned ideas at my club”
—Kristen Lindsay, GM
The Nebraska Club

“You are so good at figuring out this thing called LIFE! You are so special and gifted in sharing the right stuff!”
—Cathy Hupp, GM
Stockdale Country Club

“Just as I had hoped, your participation contributed to the success of this conference.”
—Sharon Hantman, Director, Chapter/Member Services
CMAA Leadership/Legislative Conference

“I want to personally thank you for your outstanding presentation. You left them hungry for more information.”
—Kenneth R. Green, Education Chairman
Florida CMAA

“You obviously were well prepared and organized, and you captured everyone’s attention at the entire workshop.”
—Haissam Baityeh, CCM, Myers Country Club
Carolina’s Chapter

“You kept it fun and upbeat as well as delivering a great message.”
—John Beck, General Manager, Victoria Club
CMAA Southern California Chapter

“You distinguish yourself from many speakers by being well organized, energetic, focused and entertaining.”
—Susan T. Shehan, Education Chairman, Pine Lake Country Club
Detroit Club Managers Association

“We have received numerous positive comments from managers throughout the Midwest who attended the workshop. In my case, the workshop paid for itself in three days.”
—Mitch Marron GM/COO, Education Chairman
Mid America Chapter

“Not only did you make my workload effortless but you made me look like a genius for hiring you.”
—Jeff Belting, Vice President
Upper Midwest Chapter of CMAA

“The response from the staff has been very positive and beyond my expectations. You did a great job of holding everyone’s attention. I’m now being asked when you will return”
—Earl Anderson, GM
Greensboro Country Club

“All of the of the comments I have heard from other managers have been very enthusiastically positive.”
—Patricia A. Calder, CCM, Education Chairman
Carolinas Chapter

“My hat is off to you once again. Your program really lit a fire under my staff.”
—David D. Cecil, CCM,
Cherokee Town and Country Club

“We had many employees from all of our departments attend and our membership has noticed the attitude change.”
—J. Greg Pick, General Manager,
Westwood Country Club

“Fabulous! -Keep her around and bring her back.””Inspirational and filled with many new ideas that are easily implementable.”

“You made a sometimes unexciting subject fun and truly inviting.”
—Mark Fontana, Golf Shop Manager, De Laveaga Golf Shop
Northern California PGA

“The materiel was very timely and your presentation was professional, enlightening, and fun.”
—Jeff Belting, General manager
Upper Midwest Chapter of CMAA

“Eighty percent rated your skill at presenting those ideas as a nine or a ten. Those are outstanding ratings from our group.”
—David W. Jackson, Education Chairperson
Ohio Valley Chapter

“Our staff had a great day with you and our members are experiencing the results. I look forward to a tune up next year.”
—David P. Nightingale, GM
The Olympic Club

“Your expertise, enthusiasm, and sense of humor captivated us for the entire six hours.”
—Jo Sours, Chapter Secretary
Arizona Nevada Chapter CMAA

“Your topics are worthwhile and are presented in such a positive fashion.”
—Dennis Nighswonger, CMM
The Boulders Club

“Numerous positive comments have been received supporting your program. A number of clubs have expressed interest in bringing you back.”
—David M. Pendy, Education Chairman
Detroit Club Managers Association

“High, high energy. Good pointers. She reiterated positive pointers for my working environmentÐ things I knew already, but it was good to hear her take a negative element and turn it around to good.”
“We have heard nothing but favorable comments from the attendees as you can see.”
—Jim Antkiewicz, Education Chairman
The Professional Golfers Association of America

“Susan Clarke truly walks what she talks.”
—Bill Shonk, GM, Oakwood County Club
Greater Baltimore, National Capital, and Virginia Chapters

“You presented the material in a very enthusiastic and motivational manner, which we as managers could never duplicate.”
—George M. Juba, Chairman
Pittsburgh Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America

“Ms. Clarke performed in an outstanding manner. She continually held the attention of the entire assembly, making sure no portion of the room was left unattended.”
—David A. Theorsky, Education Chairman
Pittsburgh Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America

“Your informative and inspirational program was very well received by those who attended.”
—Michael C. Begley, Education Chairman
Club Managers’ Association of Philadelphia & Vicinity

“At this time I am still receiving many compliments and I must say you were a joy to work with.”
—Gordon A. Jefferes, President
Club managers Association of Philadelphia and Vicinity

“The best of its type I have attended in years! Very Informative – a great approach.”
— Club managers Association of Philadelphia and Vicinity