Testimonials

Dear Jim, I am writing this letter to recommend you for further speaking engagements within businesses, communities and other organizations. On January 10, 2012, you delivered a presentation to our Supply Chain Management Team here at Abbott in North Chicago. Your story of overcoming obstacles along with the strong messages on adaptability and attitude were very appropriate and well-received. The group was clearly engaged by your first-hand stories and the connections between your experiences and business success. Afterwards, I received very positive comments from attendees and our audience survey further confirmed an overwhelming favorable response to your presentation. 
Thank you for your valuable contribution to our Management meeting. Many other organizations should benefit from your presentation. I wish you all success in the future. Sincerely, Glen Roberts 
 Program Manager, Global Logistics 
Abbott  

We were fortunate to have Jim present to our VIP customers at an appreciation event which had over 200 people in attendance. As a speaker, Jim is very personable and has a very interesting, thought-provoking story to tell. His message has true value for all. Coleen Hall Marketing Project Specialist NACR

After first attending Jim Mecir’s presentation on ‘Achieving Your Potential’, we invited him back again to speak to our Business Excellence team. Jim is very motivational with his audience describing how to use Confidence, Adaptability, and Resiliency (CAR) to achieve success both professionally and personally. Joseph Kumor Global Business Excellence Manager – Supply Global Pharmaceutical Operations Business Excellence Group

Jim was our Keynote Speaker for our Toastmaster Presents event.  Jim’s speech, The Confidence Lesson, was well received by our audience.  Jim delivered a highly engaging speech that had us sitting on the edge of our chairs, laughing, and rooting for him.  It was refreshing to hear a unique perspective on how to achieve confidence, and how to do that in a few seconds. The theme in Jim’s speech is applicable to our business environment where timing can be everything.  Thanks Jim for inspiring our colleague Anne M Lawrence Director of Outsourcing Aon Hewitt

 
“Jim is one of the most driven, hard-working, inspiring people I have ever had the good fortune to meet.  It started with hearing his incredible talk on team building, removing obstacles and perseverance and the importance of inspiring others to do their best.  Powerful and motivational but more importantly Jim provides potent content in his presentations that can be used immediately in your work and or personal life.  I’m in awe of Jim’s ability to customize his presentations and tailor his message and approach to the audience.  Jim recently presented at the InSight Annual Conference, the largest Healthcare IT Community for McKesson Technology Solution (MTS) users in Indianapolis.  Jim’s message resonated well with the audience and the attendee experience was enhanced with the opportunity for attendees to meet and greet and receive autographs.”

Brian Langerman Director Technology Industry Smith Bucklin

I was just over a month away from an important association meeting and a hole opened up in my schedule that was threatening to ruin the event. The keynote speaker had backed out.

Jim was recommended to me by a colleague and I reached out to see if he was available and interested in speaking.

Jim responded right away, was extremely professional and easy to do business with and slid into our keynote speaking slot as if he was called in from the bullpen to close out the game.

I didn’t exactly know what to expect and was blown away by Jim. He showed up early and spent time getting to know many of our members, and then worked what he had learned about them into the presentation. His message about perseverance and confidence was powerful.

If you are looking for a memorable, motivational speaker who has a compelling personal story that can be applied to a variety of business and life lessons Jim is your man.
Sean Samet
Association Executive Focused on the Wallcovering and Paper Industries


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Testimonials

“Your story of overcoming obstacles along with the strong messages on adaptability and attitude were very appropriate and well-received. The group was clearly engaged by your first-hand stories and the connections between your experiences and business success.”
Glen Roberts 
Program Manager
Global Logistics, 
Abbott

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Wisdom from the mound:

  • If you lack confidence you are defeated before you compete.
  • Even the experts are not always right! Find new ways to do things.
  • Attitude can overcome adversity, and there is an opportunity in nearly every situation.
  • Being committed and passionate about what you do makes all the difference.