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Lawana Gladney, PhD Keynote Speaker, Trainer, Bestselling Author, Powerful Success and Wellness Expert

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Our Bank CEO, John D. Steinmetz and I met Dr. Gladney at a client's clean-up effort where we were all volunteering. Her keen insight and answers to our genuine questions at that event along with her strong reputation earned her a follow-up meeting where we were truly impressed. We quickly retained Dr. Gladney to partner with our organization to provide training and be a sounding board for our team members. Her professionalism was impeccable. She was timely, thorough, and offered great insight. The training she provided our company, "Unifying Divided Minds in Black and White- 'REALL' Conversations that Matter," was personalized and impactful, receiving great feedback. I recommend Dr. Gladney for you and your company without hesitation. Her authenticity, sensitivity and truly genuine engagement is invaluable - a voice in the current landscape.

Cathy Landtroop Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Vista Bank

I highly endorse her company and services as an emotional health and wellness expert. In my role as President, Pitney Bowes Management Services, U.S. Operations, I had the privilege to employ her company to provide training for a recently initiated program. She presented a training session entitled “Emotionally Healthy Leaders” that was so well received Pitney Bowes will be including her program in our company-wide training. As a leader in a Fortune 500 company, I recognize the value of having healthy employees, both physically and emotionally, to drive productivity. I am pleased to recommend Dr. Gladney for your company/organization to help you reach your goals.

Keith R. Wyche- President, U. S. Operations Pitney Bowes Management Services

Thank you for presenting your wonderful keynote address Move, Shake, Or Step Aside. I must say, our conference was made a huge success by your opening remarks that got everyone in the mood for a full day of learning. I appreciate all your efforts to provide a timely, well-rehearsed and information-packed session. The audience gave you extremely high marks on your evaluations. Many of them shared their feelings on the evaluation form, and here are just a few of the remarks that convincingly illustrate the full effects of your outstanding keynote session: “Very upbeat.” - “ Inviting, positive and real.”- “Beautiful and entertaining.” “Very motivational.” “Dr. Gladney gave the tools needed in setting obtainable goals.” As you know Clemson hangs its hat on providing a quality educational experience. Having speakers in our programs such as you allows us to meet this goal. We thank you for sharing your knowledge and tremendous speaking abilities with our audience and would welcome your participation in future Clemson conferences.

Laurie Haughey- Assistant Director Clemson Women’s Business Conference

Dr. Gladney is one speaker you can’t afford to miss. It will change your life forever! After attending her seminar in Orlando, I was left wanting more. I also left a changed person. I was able to remove a weight that I had been carrying for some time off my shoulders. I had a toxic person in my life that just can’t be removed but when I applied the techniques I learned in that hour and ½ session I was able to confront this person and without unleashing the toxin. Thank you, Dr. Gladney, for giving my children, my husband, and my co-workers back the real me! With the antidote to the poison administered, I felt like me again! I will always use the technique of putting myself in the logical not the emotional when dealing with stressful situations (which as a meeting planner and mother I tend to find myself in a lot) that arise in the future. If you are a meeting planner reading this I was impressed not only with her techniques but also with her delivery she kept a room full of meeting planners, and hotel sales personnel engaged for more than an hour and could have kept us there another hour or two. How often do we really sit still for that long? So my advice to you is BOOK her and book her now! Thank you, Dr. Gladney and I look forward to your next book!

Marna Krot-Meeting Planner-Orlando, FL”

It was our pleasure to have Dr. Gladney speak at our inaugural Women's Leadership Conference of credit union professionals. I appreciated how well prepared she was and took the time to learn about the audience prior to her keynote. The evaluations reflected appreciation from the audience as well, with such comments as: Awesome powerful speaker & very motivating. Excellent Encouraging, Empowering & left feeling uplifted!! Dr. Gladney was phenomenal. I look forward to our next event together

Tamra Gaines CMM, CUDE VP of Experiences of Cornerstone Credit Union League

The DFW Chapter of Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International was fortunate to have Dr. Lawana Gladney speak at our February educational program. Dr. Gladney had our attendees laughing and smiling throughout the entire presentation. We have our attendees complete evaluations after each luncheon. One hundred percent of those that responded felt like the presentation accomplished its objective of “Motivating Yourself to A-C-T-I-O-N!” We also ask our membership to rank the speaker and presentation on a scale of 1-10. Dr. Gladney received a 9.53! We look forward to having Dr. Gladney speak at one of our future programs!

Windy Barnard V.P. Education & Programs HSMAI