After just a few phone sessions with Allan Kaufman, I was able to overcome terrible stage fright. My performance has improved so much I’ve been asked to speak for 250 people about marketing. This one small change has improved my business practically overnight. Thank you for helping me triumph over a life-long fear of performing in Read more →

I can’t thank you enough for helping me with my keynote address for Print New Zealand. Working with you, I learned a lot about making a great presentation—but I learned even more about myself. You showed me that my perceived fear of speaking was not due to anxiety, rather, it was due to a habitual Read more →

Long before you and I started working together last year, two things were certain: 1.) I had a VERY severe fear of public speaking and 2.) This fear was a restraining factor for me – both professionally and personally. For years, I did everything conceivable to avoid speaking while standing. I then tried several commonly-touted remedies, Read more →

Allan, thanks so much for meeting with me and providing your material…. I do want to tell you that I did win, out of 10 other ladies and I will now represent Maryland at the national pageant this summer in Texas! Your material and our brief talk really did wonders for my on-stage question…. Thanks Read more →

On behalf of the Women’s Forum of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, I would like to express sincere appreciation for your presentation on “Using Humor in Presentations”…. The audience gained… great tips for improving their presentations.

I wanted to extend a sincere thank you for your inspirational words to the participants at the DHR Leadership Development Reunion. Feedback from participants has been very positive. Your ability to deliver the keynote address under such time constraints was perfect modeling for the topic of “Leading in a Changing Environment.” You have a rare Read more →

I was part of your class today at the Department of Human Resources on Supervising with Humor, and learned a great deal from your presentation. Thank you so much for talking to us and imparting much of your knowledge on this most important subject for supervisors…. This was one of the best training sessions that Read more →

Thank you for sharing your expertise by conducting the Effective Briefing Techniques course on February 20-21, for the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA). Your preparation and presentation of this course was very professional. Your teaching techniques were outstanding, and you were able to communicate effectively and engage your audience. Your handout materials were useful during Read more →

The Office of Public Affairs would like to thank you for appearing on the Social Security Administration’s National Satellite Network to present “Speaking with Confidence.” Your presentation on getting organized and being confident was well received and very interesting. You gave SSA employees nationwide good advice and excellent suggestions to help them improve their communications Read more →

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“The Office of Public Affairs would like to thank you for appearing on the Social Security Administration’s National Satellite Network to present "Speaking with Confidence." Your presentation on getting organized and being confident was well received and very interesting. You gave SSA employees nationwide good advice and excellent suggestions to help them improve their communications skills.” — A