"Wow! You were the star of the show! This audience had great things to say about you. Out of 40 nationally known speakers, you were #1. Congratulations."
Kevin Gilligan—Magazine Conference Division
"The event in Guatemala with Rich and Mary was amazing. The biggest take home value from our members was the afternoon workshops, in which members had a chance to almost have a one on one conversation with Rich and Mary."
Karina Koper —Learning Director EO/LAC
"I have been involved with building and selling two businesses over the past 20 years, and I have heard thousands of business people speak. Rich Russakoff remains one of the most influential in my business career."
Randy Nelson—President, NSTAR Global Services nstarglobalservices.com
"Topic – The CEO’s “Must Do” List for Sustainable Growth: Held March 2, 2011. Evaluation Results derived from eval forms handed out after the presentation. These are comments that were copied literally from the forms and, even if 12 people said how fabulous it was, the comment was listed only once. Question: What did you like most about the event? • GREAT presenter • The topic and its clarity • Practical tips to implement • Knowledge of topic • New way to manage business • Quality of speaker • Practical topics • Theme that everybody can use • Important theme • Very practical information, well focused • The practical way of teaching what he (Rich) knows Additional comments: • Excellent take home value • This should start earlier like 7 not 9! • This should be a whole day event with workshops and activities. • Should have been longer to be able to get deeper into areas. • More of these events Speaker Assessment (On a scale of 1 – 5) 1. Knowledge of the topic 4.7850 2. Practical value of information presented 4.765 3. Did you enjoy the presentation? 4.8733"
Entrepreneur’s Organization – Guatemala Chapter —
"Rich’s presentation was enriching and provoking. Made me re-think how to grow strategically."
A Kumar —
"I heard the words: outstanding, excellent and fantastic describing your seminar."
Martha Cole—Home Builders Association of Tennessee
"It was great seeing you & Mary in Boston! I really enjoyed the presentation & saw how helpful it was for the participants."
Jeffrey Stukuls —Medwing medwig.com
"This has really made me think outside the box to enhance the quality of our culture."
Jason H —
"Rich and Mary are really good! They broadened my view on funding and what I could do with my company."
C K Tan—
"You have been speaking for the AICPA for the past four years. Your evaluation scores are consistently the highest in all 3 categories we survey: knowledge of subject, presentation skills, and relevance. I work with over 250 speakers a year, but you are my go-to guy. In my 11 years of planning conferences I have not come across a more creative and dedicated force."
Alicia S. Ross —American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
"Worth funding your time for."
Mac Chung Hui —
"Rich and Mary are great at putting complex concepts in a very logical, easy to understand format. GREAT!"
Law Chin —
"ENLIGHTENING and ENTERTAINING!"
"Your presentation is essential for any business. I challenge anyone to hear your talk and not be able to immediately implement changes that positively impact their bottom line."
Mo Fathelbab —Forum Resources Network, President