and practical life examples really captivated the audience.
I appreciate that you took the time to educate yourself about
the Group Insurance business so that you could relate your
presentation to the realities we are facing. You dealt with
the topic of change in a humorous yet meaningful way and your
remarks set the tone for the remainder of the conference.
We received excellent feedback from your program.
~ John McGrath, Vice-President,
The Prudential Insurance Company of America
awesome. He got a standing ovation at the end. Ira was fantastic!
Thank you (addressed to the bureau that booked Ira) for sending
us the BEST!!! He was wonderful. Everyone loved him and his
style was perfect for the audience, time and theme.
~ Donna Fields, Vice-President,
you so much for a FANTASTIC presentation! You would be very
pleased to know that just about every speaker we had said,
and as Ira said
You were a huge hit
with everyone! Your comments were right on the money, and
you delivered them with such high energy. I am terrifically
~ Jeanne Sowa, Senior Vice-President,
Marketing and Corporate Relations, Easter Seals
has a unique knack for engaging an audience. And while the
audience is engaged, he educates them. One thing you can be
guaranteed with Ira is that you never know what he's going
to do next. He is an incredibly dynamic and knowledgeable
~ Chuck O'Dell, Division President
Blumenthal could pitch, field, and bat as well as he communicates,
I'd own his contract for the Detroit Tigers. He's destined
for the speakers Hall of Fame.
~ Mike Ilitch, Founder and Chairman,
Owner, Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings
on co-branding was definitely a hit, and helped make this
year's conference our biggest and best ever. We have had tremendous
comments about your presentation from our distributors and
~ J.L. Whitehurst, Manager-Marketing
Exxon Company, USA
is ten days later and I am still energized by your presentation.
How the heck do you do that on a regular basis? What kind
of vitamins are you taking? I think you could tell by the
extended ovation that you were well received by the footwear
~ Barbara Singer, Vice President
Footwear Industries of America
is a man from the future. Some people recommend out-of-the-box
thinking and positioning. Ira lives out-of-the-box and is
an expert in challenging conventional wisdom in both his counseling
and presenting . . .
~ Ira C. Herbert, Former President-North
American Business Sector
The Coca-Cola Company
single-handedly given this course a distinctive image on campus.
'Is Ira coming this year?', is the familiar phrase. You belong
in the classroom. As a business executive, you play an extraordinary
role in bridging the gap between the campus and the world
~ Dr. John W. Allen, Professor
Michigan State University
was outstanding and you managed to provide sound practical
advice while being very entertaining.
~ Tony Boutelle, President/CEO,
Credit Union Direct Lending
wanted to thank you for the outstanding presentation you gave
at the AAdvantage All-American Game of the Season
for American Airlines and our partners
We truly appreciated
all the time and effort that went into this customized presentation.
~ Jeff Zidell, Vice-President,
AAdvantage Marketing Programs, American Airlines
for presenting a great keynote! The feedback was terrific!
I appreciate all the efforts you obviously put into your remarks.
~ Kristin, Bookhamer, Executive
Director, The World Trade Center, Harrisburg, PA
and the ideas you shared on creating change and building client
loyalty were right on target with our audience and really
made people think about the impact that can have on our business.
The way you educated the audience with your examples, life
experiences and passion was very educational, entertaining
and something our people will remember for a very long time.
~ Scott Dougall, Senior Vice-President,
Technical Support, IBM The Americas
honored to have you speak at our summit. Your presentation
was astounding. It is always a pleasure to hear you speak.
Your dynamic personality coupled with your outstanding knowledge
base is, to say the least, inspiring.
~ John Metz, Chairman and CEO,
Metz and Assoc.