A growing challenge has developed in America. Today'sworkforce faces the unparalleled demand to manage multiple personal and professional demands like never before. It's not surprising that many are discovering they’ve inadvertently become
“de-conditioned” for success.
Clearly, new strategies are needed — practical strategies that anyone can implement and maintain — if we want to see increasing gains in performance and profitability in our private and public organizations.
Fred Schafer is a nationally recognized High Performance specialist who focuses on maximizing business growth and innovation, leadership effectiveness, and increasing wellness awareness. He is a master at strengthening people to "strike back" at mediocrity and helps them move to greater mastery in their professional and personal lives.
As an experienced speaker, he expresses a contagious positive energy as he weaves practical information with audience interaction, humor, and cutting edge concepts to improve your organizations productivity, safety, and wellness culture.
His presentations are sure to create a high energy, entertaining, unforgettable learning experience. Contact Fred today at email@example.com to make your next event a remarkable success!
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"Was not sure I would enjoy this....boy was I wrong! The humor was out of this world and he was on the mark with everything. I felt like he was only talking to me. Not at me, but to me. He makes me want to be better and this was the first time I felt important to a speaker. Definitely one of a kind!"
Lori Lloyd – Virginia School Nutrition Association
Mr. Schafer is a dynamic speaker who puts on an informative program filled with good examples & humor. Got audience participation. I left with a lot of practical & useful information that will help me perform better, live longer & dream bigger! Everyone should hear his message.”
Bruce Balbach, International Golf Industry Show
Fred, thanks for the excellent program yesterday in Buffalo. Although you presented over three hours, you could have continued for the entire time of the conference and all those in attendance would have still have enjoyed and benefited from your extended time. Your style of delivery and the techniques you utilized in the presentation were unique. The material covered was extremely valuable and will be by used by many on an ongoing basis.
Thomas O'Shea, Network of Aging
"You came here to talk to our clients but I was consumed myself. It was so encouraging and positive - I benefited greatly. I have no doubt everyone did"
Tricia Brendler, Shasta County, CA
I will absolutely be recommending you to other CU Leagues. The results of my online evaluation indicate that you were the highlight of the convention! Not only that, it was a pleasure working with you.
Thanks again for everything, Fred. I hope to work with you again.
Arkansas Credit Union League
Education and Events Coordinator
"Excellent - I have never been so motivated to improve my life overall - physically, mentally, intellectually & spiritually!!! Awesome!! Gerri Gentry, RN - Kentucky Home care Association
"Fred gives you a plan you can use and implement daily. He is unlike any motivational speaker I have heard in 33 years of teaching. High energy speaker, outstanding delivery and excellent humor!" Deborah Wasserman, CA
"This was the best and most inspiring workshop I have ever attended"
Kelly Paulikowski, Association for Community Mental Health
Thank you so much for your excellent presentations at our conference. You contributed in a big way to making our conference program one of the best ever.
You were a tremendous hit and people talked about you all day. Thank you for helping to make our conference a tremendous success!
Melodye Turek, President - Colorado Safety Association
Fred, I appreciated working with you from start to finish. Other speakers should take a lesson from you – you were very professional and easy to work with – I thank you for delivering a great message and keynote too!”
Kimera Coady, Oregon Refuse and Recycling Association
“The best speaker we’ve had in the 18 years I’ve been coming. Very upbeat and interesting! Let’s have more of these please”
Sally Frost - California Dental Society
"I attended several of your presentations at the FAHSA conference a week or two ago and enjoyed them very much. I think your programs were by far the hit of the conference. I did not speak with anyone who was not impressed and motivated in some way after listenning to you- myself included."
Jerry Griffing Vice President of Support Services, Westminster Services, Inc.
"Last night was such a winning event! While our speaker, (Fred Schafer) was very entertaining, he also has tremendous speaking abilities and a message that seemed to capture the interest and ears of everyone present. The mood was spirited. There’s no doubt that everyone had a good time and found it to be worthwhile. When a speaker is that engaging, we don’t have to worry much about how early the bar opens!"
Great Job! Mary Ann
"Fred, Your high-energy message FINALLY got through to me. Your points shared at the Florida AHSA convention were all our group talked about for three days. Thankfully, gratefully and sincerely,
Steve Null, Florida Association Homes/Services Aging
I heard Fred today and he was the most motivational speaker I have ever listened to!!! He made me want to strike back at mediocrity and become what I have known I wanted to do but feared.
Thanks to Fred, I will face my fears, not focus on my flaws and focus on my cause.
Thank you for your inspiration! You are a sensational motivator!
Wendi Bryant, Professional Insurance Agents Association
Just wanted to follow up with you and let you know that everyone had great comments on both your presentations. The message you delivered does truly fit all aspects of our lives and business. The enthusiasm and right on deliverance of your message was in itself inspirational. You have followed your dream and are making a difference in others' lives. What an uplifting action plan.
Again you were a great addition to this not so mediocre group of Insulation Manufacturers, Fabricators, Distributors, and Contractors. I think we gained three plumbers after they passed in the hall and heard the resounding Drip-Drip-Drip!Ha!
Southwest Insulation Contractors Association
“Fred, you were definitely a hit. My husband commented that you were the best keynote speaker he had ever heard. And, he has heard many!”
Lila Beasley – Tennessee
“Your presentation was outrageous. Did you get the pictures I sent? They show the audience, in fact the entire audience, paying attention and really eating up the message. I had numerous e mails thanking us for bringing you to the program. You were just what the Doctor ordered.”
Wanda Grant, El Monte City Schools
Hi Fred, Thanks again for your dynamic speech at the credit union conference this past weekend. It really meant a lot to me and I wanted to thank you again.
I thought you would like to know that I am an aspiring author and your speech gave me a game plan to follow and the inspiration I need to follow through with my dream. I can't thank you enough!
Shane Kelly Credit Union League
"Mr. Schafer, Your presentations ROCKED! Thanks for the “reinspiration”. I’m ready to kick it in gear again! "
Marty Reinders, Sr. Management Analyst, Santa Clara County
He was a powerful speaker who motivated me to make changes. Any conference that doesn’t start with a speaker this motivational would be much less desirable to attend”
Hi Fred, I was at the Golden state conference. I enjoyed your presentation very much. The combination of high energy with attainable common sense ideals is very powerful. I was very challenged to make changes in my life.
Thanks, Ron - Sylvan Cemetery District
"Hi Fred, I looked through your evaluations and they were great! I will gladly write you a testimonial letter. Thanks again for being a presenter! It was great to meet you and I wish you all the success in your future!
Chuck Clairmont, Executive Director, North Dakota Safety Council
Fred, I really enjoyed your presentations at NMAHHC!!! I really felt myself shift.
I felt a “jolt” just absorbing your personal stories. Keep on Keepin’ On.. You did a great job!!”
Janine M. Brunjes RN MA - Executive Director - Heritage Home Healthcare & Hospice
“Kind of like Macbeth on Speed!"
I want to thank you for an extremely inspirational seminar. You definitely have had a profound effect on all the managers who attended. Your ears must be ringing because you have been the topic of conversation ever since. Managers are telling their employees all about you. I am also taking orders for your book and DVD and will be sending it in next week. Thank you for sharing your very valuable information that will definitely help us for years to come!
Progression not perfection!!!!
JoAnn Manson - Human Resources - Congressional Country Club, Washington, DC
"You were a huge hit last Friday!! Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the keynote and both training sessions. In fact, many staff members changed their afternoon training selections to join your sessions. Thanks again for a wonderfully energetic and stimulating program."
Rhonda Armstrong, Administrative Services Manager, Tax Assessors Association
I received nothing but positive feedback from all of the attendees……everyone was quite impressed. You have impacted them all in a powerful way I hope that you will consider being a part of our convention in 2012 in San Diego.
Thanks again for bringing us positive and inspiring messages.
Peggy J. Hall
Executive Vice President
Plumbing, Heating/Cooling Contractors of California
Just wanted to thank you for a great presentation. THANKS for such a MOTIVATING and INSPIRATIONAL day. You have a true GIFT.
The best testimony to your effectiveness was that week-end, when one of the attendees was overheard at Starbucks relating your philosophy on “Striking back at Mediocrity” to one of her friends with such enthusiasm! You may have only spoken to 110 people but your message was heard much farther. Thanks for the new “You CAN do it” attitude!
Kim McGeoghegan - Golden State Risk Management Authority
"As discussed today, Great Job at the SFM show very positive highly motivating and in line with our objectives for our upcoming team meeting. Once you receive this email, I will connect you with our HR Director. He can review the details of our upcoming meeting. Thanks again for making a positive impression Fred!! "
Jeff Robertson, VP Operations, Fortune 500 Company
“You were an outstanding speaker. You are inspirational and I truly enjoyed your words of wisdom, experience and enthusiasm. It is contagious. Perhaps, they will consider bringing you back next year.
I’m sure that there are many more things you can share with us that would benefit us as individuals and we can share with our community.”
Laura Acosta Arizona Park and Recreation Association
"Great way to start the conference! This came at the most interesting time in my life - You've re-energized me! Thank you!
Dwendy Johnson, Pennsylvania Association Community Health Centers
"Awesome words that will stick and stay and make a difference in my life!" Cynthia Derrity, North Carolina Assisted Living Association
"Really got me to think about my professional goals and encouraged me to make a difference and not give up"
Lisa Sullivan, Association for Community Living & Mental Health
"My FAVORITE speaker in the entire conference. His session helped me more than any other motivational speaker EVER! Bring him back - he's key to this conference.
Sally Reynolds, Life Services Network
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