JOEL FREEMAN ***** 34 Reviews -- "Smart-Fun-Sizzle" for Your Next Event!!

GIVE the next 156 seconds to WATCH the sizzle video below. Your time will not be wasted. EVENT PLANNERS give enthusiastic 5-star-ratings to Dr. Freeman for: • Value • Punctuality • Responsiveness • Professionalism • Audience Engagement • WOW Factor! With travels to 55+ countries, Joel is a seasoned professional with a growing number of 5-star reviews written by enthusiastic event planners from around the world to show you "engaging, smart and funny..." Read a few of those reviews below. You need to be able to rely on your speaker to meet your exact needs -- positively impacting your audience. And he will deliver. When you call (410.991.9718), ask Joel why there is a big Shaq shoe on the podium (picture at top of page). And while you're at it, ask if he will be bringing that same shoe when he speaks at your organization. His most requested topic is: "Dealing With People Who Drive You Crazy!"® Joel Freeman has earned a solid reputation. For more than 25 years, he has been called upon by meeting planners and executives from Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, Heads of State, civic organizations, and professional associations to provide the message that can make a difference. And in critical situations where the message really does need to make a difference. _____________________________ PERSONAL NOTE from Joel.... "For 20 NBA seasons I served as player development mentor and character coach to the Washington Bullets/Wizards team -- surviving 6 coaching changes. "These types of experiences have given me a unique inside perspective into team chemistry, leadership, stress, change management, cultural competency, conflict resolution, emotional intelligence and winning/losing at the pro level. "Because of my rigorous training and eclectic life experiences...meeting/event planners from around the world call upon me to facilitate top-knotch events and keynote addresses for all types of organizations. Perhaps even yours..." Joel's Most Requested Keynotes: • Leading With "Why" • The Curiosity-Driven Life • Connecting Now With Later • Diversity: The Value of Mutual Respect • Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence • All Stressed Out And Nobody To Choke! • The Surprising Benefits of Unselfishness • Dealing With People Who Drive You Crazy!® • IGNITE (or re-ignite) Your Entrepreneurial Passion • Lessons From Blades of Grass in a Concrete Jungle • How Your Personality Impacts Your Personal Success • When "Hurricane Bigotry" Collides With Common Sense • Business Wisdom and Life Lessons from an NBA Chaplain • The Mysterious Rosetta Stone: Cracking the Code to Your Team's Success • Professional Bloodsuckers: Dealing With the People Who Drain You of Your Time, Energy and Patience A seasoned, well-traveled veteran, Joel has an impressive list of satisfied clients ranging from the Prime Minister of Grenada (and his senior advisors), top government official & business professional of Nigeria, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Permanent Secretaries of Barbados to the White House Communications Agency (WHCA), Keller Williams, Secret Service, Defense Security Service (DSS), Rutgers University, National Security Agency (NSA), E! Entertainment Television, Blacks In Government (BIG), NASA, Verizon, FBI, GE, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), EMI Music Group, Ikea, NRC, CDC, NTSB, YPO, DISA, NIH, Coakley & Williams Hotel Management, Association of International Schools of Africa (AISA), National Counterterrorism Center, US Sentencing Commission, Billboard Music Group, National Counterterrorism Center, Nigerian National Assembly Service Commission, Black Public Relations Society, European Council of International Schools (ECIS), many pro athletes and executives around the globe. For full information on Joel's unique presentations and executive services click on his "JoelSpeaksRealGood" website link below! WIKIPEDIA:

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34 Reviews
Veronica bailey
New Orleans, LA
Motivational Speaker

Working with Mr. Freeman was a complete delight. He was professional and kept the audience energized and engaged.

August 2019

Hi Veronica: Thank you!! Thank you!!! It was a delight to speak at your conference. Thank you for your part in granting me the opportunity...Joel

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Selena Eldridge
Glen Burnie
Excellent Speaker

Dr Freeman is hands down one of the most engaging speakers that I have ever had the opportunity to learn from and work with! I have been in management for 40 plus years, owning several businesses and I have spent many years in academia working on my own degrees and training. Throughout my personal and professional journey I have been exposed to many talented, exceptional people! Joel Freeman stands out as one of the best. He knows how to connect with his audience. He has an amazing amount of knowledge that covers many different topics for speaking and training. He's funny and he has many amazing experiences from his own personal and professional journey that he brings to the table. His speaking style comes from a place of humility and authenticity! His humility is something that I truly value. Having been exposed to a lot of brilliant people throughout my journey, I have come to believe that a brilliant mind that is not tempered with humility is a waste of a brilliant mind, arrogance is an obstacle to the authenticity of transformative learning. The kind of learning that makes us reach deep down inside to be open to learning, admitting we're wrong or even at times uuninformed is best facilitated I believe from a place of humility. Joel Freeman brings all that and more! Selena Eldridge Regional Director Safe Harbor Behavioral Care and Safe Harbor Christian Counseling

June 2019

Thank you, Selena, for your kind words. I had a blast at your event...Joel

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Martha D Mallonee
Bel Air, MD
Great Pep Talk!

Joel did a great job with our brand new employees who would staff our newly developed mental health crisis center. The work will be challenging and Joe did a great job validating the challenges, but most importantly, how important the work is. He gave a brief overview of some personality assessments in order for people to understand that it takes so many types of people to run any operation, but especially something like our crisis center. He was smart, personable and warm. We loved him.

June 2019

Thank you, Martha. It was a joy and an honor to be able to speak at the celebration dinner. I know the team will rise to every new challenge. Looking forward to hearing how the Crisis Center is received and utilized by the community...

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