I have known Allan Kaufman since 1991 when I joined the Randallstown Network Toastmaster club that he had fashioned into a trend setting group—widely recognized for its excellence in growing great communicators. Knowledge gained from Allan and fellow members of Randallstown Network Toastmasters made it possible for me to survive two years of corporate downsizings Read more →

Allan has been my friend and public-speaking mentor for over 20 years. He has a passion and enthusiasm for public speaking that is very motivating. A Distinguished Toastmaster, Allan’s steady guidance over the years has helped me gain confidence and a comfort level to be able to deliver effective and entertaining presentations in front of Read more →

I worked with Allan some years back as a public speaking consultant. He is fun, energetic and knowledgeable. I enjoyed the experience and found value in the relationship. (February 12, 2012)

After first phone session: Allan, I thought it was excellent! It was extremely helpful for me. I will read up on the stuff you suggested. Look forward to the next session. Thanks. After session 3: Allan, just a quick update for you. The presentations went very well! Thanks to you!!! Your consultations have been extremely helpful for me and have improved my confidence level. I Read more →

Last year, I made a career change from engineering management to marketing at a new company. Public speaking and even presentations to small groups were my greatest fears and I had gone to great lengths to avoid them throughout my career. In my new company, public speaking was not something I could avoid and my Read more →

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“It was my recent pleasure to attend your week long course entitled, ‘Teaching Team Training.’ To say that the class learned a lot is an understatement. Personally, I have never attended more intensively dynamic presentations than those you delivered to us. I have a basis for comparison since I have attended many seminars and conferences as an educator and as a federal employee. You taught us how to be effective presenters of information by modeling. Your demonstrations were artfully flawless. We completed the class knowing how to use these unforgettable techniques, yet understanding that their mastery is a life long endeavor worth pursuing. I’ve begun to use the team concept in my daily life, work and at home. It has produced good results. Moreover, I’m proud of my newfound skills in communicating with others. Thanks for your sincerity of approach and enthusiasm.” — A