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"I've been very blessed to work for such a wonderful and amazing company and am honored to see people's lives changed for the good every day, several times a day, due to the products I represent. As a really neat sidebar I've been able to hear several fabulous motivational and "sales help" speakers in my tenure. All that being said, your presentation takes the cake and leaves no crumbs for the rest. I have used your Afterburner worksheet two times this week with stellar results. I even had a customer ask me what happened while I was in California because I came back with a very concise game plan to help their hospital achieve two of their goals and the execution has been spot on. I wish I would've had a video camera when I had the debrief meeting with the OR Director. That was a game changer and I'm absolutely fired up and am enjoying a new vigor - humbly, I believe my (healthcare) customers are enjoying it too! Thank you both very much for your execution at our meeting last week. My career is forever changed and I owe y'all a world of gratitude."

Account Manager
Medtronic

"A few short comments about the Afterburner program:" - Extremely exciting and informative
- Afterburner gained instant credibility with their personal backgrounds and ability to tailor their message to our sales reps by speaking our "company" language
- Easy to see that Afterburner took the time to get to know how our organization works (through the debriefing guide)
- Well organized, entertaining, great content. Strategies that our work force can use. Presenters delivered a clear and precise message

VP of Marketing
3M

"What an absolute hit, Mission Accomplished! The take away from the group was phenomenal, very informative as it relates to our everyday business. I thought the correlation between your real life experiences as a navy pilot and our business was very compelling. The delivery and message you personally gave was outstanding and a home-run. As members of two nationally recognized mortgage groups, “Afterburners” did in delivering a first class presentation."

Vice President
TowneBank Mortgage

"I would dare say the Afterburner-influenced meetings have been two of our best in my 19 years with the Company."

President and COO
Groendyke Transport

"Afterburner really delivered for us. Excellent energy! They arrived at our conference prepared with industry specific language and scenarios directly applicable to our audience. Not only do they motivate, they present new concepts and reinforce core principles of management in a high impact way."

Grocery Manufacturers Association

"Last week at our annual kick-off sales meeting, Jim Murphy was one of our keynote speakers. He was fantastic...I questioned the relevance of a fighter pilot to business. Believe me, he brings it all together in terms we could relate to and with a program that keeps you on the edge of your seat with periodic goose bumps on your arms. He spoke for 1-1/2 hours; I wish it would have been 3."

Vice President International
Honeywell

"When Kouty and I were planning the Flawless Execution encore performance we wanted a "no holds barred, high energy, full metal jacket" approach and you GAVE IT TO US!! Seriously, thank you for making a significant impact on our team and changing the way we plan, execute, and debrief. We are well on our way to building a culture where both our people and our customers will benefit."

Director, National Sales
Eli Lilly and Co.

"Two years ago we began working with Afterburner as a sales and marketing and education team in the Gastro-Uro business. The business impact that Afterburner has had has improved leadership competency, communication, results, and increase in empowering others..."

Medtronic Inc.

"You did a terrific job helping the team here translate what they learned in the Afterburner team building seminars into how they can apply it to what they do each and every day, and I'm happy to report we've already begun to see a return on our investment. People throughout the organization are not only talking about the need to debrief more often, they're actually doing it."

Human Resources Manager
GE Healthcare Financial Services

"During the Afterburner Planning Workshop, your leadership will accelerate our success as we head into the new fiscal year...Afterburner is an outstanding program to help focus a diverse team around a common objective and drive towards a plan of attack that everyone agrees with. It helped focus on a specific goal, which is the hardest part in the planning process. "

Operations Director
Cisco Systems

"The first month following our Planning Workshop, we had the largest sales month in our history thanks to Afterburner."

President, Western Region
Corporate Express

"Your follow-up team building workshops with the Sales Force, in each State, have ensured that many of the lessons learned from the Flawless Execution Model are currently being transferred to the day to day work of our Sales Force."

Pfizer

"Dear Lips,
It was truly a pleasure to have you and your wingmen Hacksaw & Spicoli at PowderMet2011 in San Francisco. Your level of professionalism and attention to detail was impressive. The staff all recognized and appreciated your efforts to adjust your program to fit our needs as a corporate membership trade association. Your performance as a keynote speaker exceeded our expectations and had our members buzzing as they left the room.
The afternoon workshop was a hit to all those who came for a second look and a chance to practice the Rapid Planning approach. I’ve spoken with a number of members who attended the workshop session and, to a man, they felt the session well worth their time and were looking to deploy your approach in their businesses. One has even introduced the methodology to a volunteer organization he chairs. You definitely made in impression."

VP, Member & Industry Relations
MPIF

"Even four months later, people are still talking about Afterburner Seminars. Your portion of the meeting really had a big impact on our managers. Plan, Execute, and Debrief are terms we hear around the office now. I feel we have built a great working relationship and I look forward to our next project together."

Program Manager
Sprint

"(Your Debriefing Workshop) was the best and most effective training activity that we conducted for our key managers in the past five years..."

Director Employee Relations & Development
Sara Lee Household & Body Care

"We now understand what we are up against, the pit falls and how to attack it and make it become a reality in all of our stores....thank you for your assistance and direction in making this happen!"

Region Sales Manager
Verizon Wireless

"I learned many techniques that I will use in the years to come...The hands-on aspect helped drive the learning points home. Usually, these type of seminars are very quiet and subdued, this seminar clearly was not, especially the first call the first morning. I overheard many people using the concepts in private conversations around the bar and dinner tables. I believe that this type of learning will help our organization be much more competitive and better able to meet the needs of our patients."

Kaiser Permanente

"Our attendees were definitely equipped with new strategies and tactics to improve team work, thwart channelizing and minimize task saturation in the work place. Your video presentations were wonderful and the way you engaged the audience and had fun with each other was very well received. You are definitely a hit with the American Red Cross and we truly appreciated your interest in learning as much as you could about the particular challenges faced by Red Cross fund raisers."

Senior Director, Office of Events Management
American Red Cross

"The Afterburner team obviously spent an incredible amount of prep time getting to know our business and our competition. This enabled them to walk in speaking our language, which earned instant credibility with our senior leadership team. It opened the door to some great discussion around improving how we work together - the result of which has already made us a more effective team."

VP Leadership Development
Bank of America's Card Services Leadership Team

"The Afterburner High Performing Team programme was a complete success. The initiatives designed during the programme have made positive changes to the way we work together."

Director Legal & Compliance Department
Credit Suisse

"Everyone was thrilled you were there and that they had the opportunity to spend time with all of you. My dream come true event! Afterburner in the afternoon made it a perfect tie in for the conference theme event ..."

Manager, Corporate & Sales Events
Northwest/KLM Airlines

"The impact that the Afterburner team building seminar had was incredible. Not only was it the highest rated segment of our annual meeting, but our store managers have begun to apply what they learned on a day-to-day basis. The Afterburner team building seminar received a standing ovation after every one of its programs. This has never happened before."

Director of Management Development
Home Depot

"Having been involved with many team building' type exercises before, I can honestly say yours was the most relevant, practical, entertaining and thought-stimulating program I have ever seen."

President
IBM Credit Corporation

"The concept of using 'Top Gun' fighter pilots and drawing similarities to planning their missions to the business environment is right on target."

Johnson & Johnson Company

"The feedback I have received from the participants has been phenomenal and everyone thought the program was 'Sierra Hotel!'...I am looking forward to working with my management team to implement your techniques of Plan, Brief, Execute, and Debrief to improve communication and achieve Flawless Execution in accomplishing our objectives."

Mattel, Inc.

"We have received lots of positive feedback from your dynamic interactive team building program. It was a great way to introduce our sales and marketing goals for 2003 and it provided us with many useful strategies that we continue to use on a daily basis. The Mission Planning Exercise took these concepts to the next level. It was a huge hit with our sales and marketing team and everyone walked away feeling energized & motivated."

Sony Ericsson

"My colleagues and I were not only impressed with your creativity and professionalism during the speaker segments, but also how relevant and educational the breakout sessions proved to be. SPG learned a great deal from the Afterburner Seminars and we look forward to carrying this knowledge into our business at American Express."

Strategic Planning Group
American Express

"It is very unusual when all feedback is positive from a seminar. I have heard nothing but great things on the program you did for us..... In the local telecommunications market, we are in fact experiencing war! Your use of military analogies was appropriate for our current and future market. The program was concise, relevant, fun and thought provoking."

District Sales Manager
BellSouth Business Systems, Inc.

"The following quotes reflect a sampling of the feedback from this exciting seminar: 'Excellent brainteasers and thought provocation', 'Excellent facilitators...lots of fun', 'Great execution, and Task Saturation segment - particularly the video - hit home'. Thanks for a great event."

FedEx

"Your mission planning theory and explanation of the serious ramifications of not planning were a crucial learning experience for our 1,200 employees that attended our National Meeting."

Vice President Human Resources
Nestle

"...One other point. Our concerns over the Afterburner's theme being too 'macho' for the women of the group turned out to be totally unfounded. All of the women in our company really got into the breakout exercises."

Manager of Sales, EMT Americas
Philips

"Our very diverse group of owners and managers thoroughly enjoyed the half day and lessons learned about the increased certitude of success if the Plan, Brief, Execute and Debrief. We look forward to working with you again so that we can build on this excellent foundation."

Regional Director
RE/MAX

"From the minute the training started through the rest of the day, the iForce partners and Sun reps were highly engaged. We have received nothing but outstanding feedback from our reps and partners concerning the content and appropriateness of the training."

Sun microsystems, Inc.

"The presentation was great! Afterburner certainly had our attention and gave us valuable information on how to improve our business performance by using this model."

Chief Operations Officer
ABWA National

"This ADEMCO Group Sales Meeting will forever be remembered as the greatest event we have ever experienced. The Afterburner Team far exceeded their advance press."

Executive Vice-President
ADEMCO

"Outstanding! The Afterburner seminars taught us how to execute flawlessly. I would recommend your group to any business that is serious about team building and taking their employees to the next level. "

President
ADI

"It's not often a speaker or a program really lights a fire under us but you and Afterburner did just that last week in Las Vegas. Your high energy, fact filled program resonated in a very positive way with the ADT National Account sales organization and is helping make 'flawless execution' part of our company."

Senior Vice President
tyco ADT

"Frankly, we were blown away. The presentation was very high energy, very focused with excellent relevant content. "

President
AIM Technology

"A Home Run! The Afterburner Keynote address was exceptionally well received by our sales organization. The presentation was delivered in a format that seamlessly blended their Flawless Execution Model into real-life business situations we deal with every day, and gave us concepts that we can put into action immediately. I received more personal calls from our organization, expressing their approval of the Afterburner session, than with any other speaker I've ever used."

Vice President of Sales
Alberto-Culver Company

"Thank you for organizing and presenting the Afterburner Day at our Albertson's American Stores Integration Training and Planning Workshop. I appreciate you pulling together your team-building-consultants and all the details in a short period of time to accommodate our needs. I enjoyed meeting and working with you and your staff and thanks again for a dynamic and memorable Afterburner Day."

Group Vice President
Albertsons

"Our sales reps were, pardon the expression, blown away! We are extremely optimistic that they will put into practice what they learned and our sales will grow as a result."

Sr. Events Manager
ASAP

"You guys certainly walk the talk about Flawless Execution. I have never been so well treated and connected to a speaker or speaking team and we haven't even given you money yet!!"

American Society for Health and Services

Thank you again for sharing your talents and enhancing the experience of our convention attendees. We look foward to working with you again in the future.

Asian American Hotel Owners Association

"On our recent Johnson & Johnson National Sales and Service meeting, we featured the Afterburner Seminars, Inc. as motivational keynote speakers. As a result of their excellent presentation, I am pleased to give my full endorsement.......The concept of using "Top Gun" fighter pilots and drawing similarities to planning their missions to the business environment is right on target."

Director, National Sales
ASP Advanced Sterilization Products

"The concepts that we were taught 'Brief, Execute, Debrief' were so relative to our business that I find our staff now applying these approaches in their daily business dealings."

Vice President, Corporate Accounts
AMGEN

"All of the comments I heard back from our people echoed the same sentiment, 'Best seminar I've ever been to and it was the highlight of our meeting.' I assure you those are great accolades from a group like ours."

Vice President, Prime Accounts
Batesville Casket Company, Inc.

"I just wanted to take a moment to thank you for the amazing conference. It was both educational and inspiring at the same time. The Afterburner presentation was unbelievable!"

General Manager and Shareholder
BJ's Fresno

"The group was very enthusiastic about what your team brought to the table and we are all looking forward to doing the one day sessions in April."

Superintendent
BHP BILLITON Drilling

"When hiring a keynote speaker, our goal for the Presidential Circle event is always to provide talent 'above-and-beyond' what our customers are accustomed to at their local events and conventions. Your program certainly fit the above-and-beyond category we were striving to deliver..."

Manager of Corporate Events
Burrell Professional Labs

"The quality of facilitation and presentation by you and your colleagues has been of a consistently very high standard, and the analogies that you draw from your military experience lend credibility to the proceedings."

Managing Partner
Capsticks

"I can now attest that Afterburner Seminars is literally the 'hottest' seminar sweeping the country today... Our associates were thrilled with the completely different training tactic utilized by Afterburner Seminars. Our 2000 Sales Conference will go down in history as one of the finest. "

Senior Executive Assistant
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

"...2000 was a bit of an 'off' year for Cabot's total sales and our troops needed to be re-charged and re-focused on their missions for 2001. Your message spoke to exactly that mission and was delivered with sincere passion and excitement."

Marketing Services Manager
Samuel Cabot Inc.

"Your presentation was executed flawlessly. We've received nothing but high marks for your keynote appearance. As a matter of fact, I know of two member companies that are considering hiring you to do similar keynotes for their entire organizations."

Cedar Falls Utilities

"Feedback on these events has been outstanding, not least because the Team, and particularly Rick White, has researched the NHS environment and the local issues in Norfolk, UK extensively beforehand... the events and the built-in coaching appear to be making a significant difference to my team's confidence and ability to plan effectively and deliver."

Director of Organizational Development
Central Norfolk Health & Social Care Economy

"...an enormous success. The impact on the attendees reverberated throughout the rest of the meeting. The group was amazed and delighted with the customization of the seminar to the pipeline industry and Colonial."

Colonial Pipeline Company

"I can honestly say that in my 27 years of experience in the travel industry this was the best learning and motivational experience I have seen. We are still feeling the effects of the Flawless Execution model of 'Plan, Brief, Execute, Debrief,' and I am very impressed with the way your team building seminar has changed the way we do business and stayed with our sales force even months after the fact."

Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Couples Resorts

"...thanks for an outstanding Team Building Program at our National Managers' Meeting in January. We appreciated the team's preparation level and obvious research into our industry. This resulted in a tailored presentation that kept our attendees' attention throughout."

President and COO
The Davey Tree Expert Company

"The meeting was a huge success among our staff and a lot of that credit goes to you and JB. You guys rock!! Our staff is still talking about your program today and using some of the skills taught during that session in their day-to-day activities, which is very refreshing. I want to thank you so very much for coming to visit with us and delivering your very motivational keynote."

Senior Director of Customer Care
Davis Homes

"I am writing to thank you for the incredible Team Building seminar you and your team performed at our 1998 annual office retreat. Not only was your program the highest rated segment of this year's annual retreat, it also surpassed any of the outside training resources we have utilized in the past."

Managing Director
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu International

"I can honestly say that the seminar significantly exceeded expectations and was the highlight of our meeting. We enjoyed the fact that the seminar was delivered in a very professional manner, and had the right blend of pertinent business focus delivered in a light-hearted and fun way."

Senior Vice President, General Manager
ditech.com

"I cannot convey to you how enjoyable and beneficial the Afterburner Team Building seminar was for our Field Management team! The excitement that was created by your group carried throughout the weekend."

Senior Vice President, Sales and Operations
DollarTree

"WOW! That pretty much sums up the reaction of our Conference attendees at the end your presentation. Drury Hotels has had a number of Keynote speakers over the years, and each year we strive to exceed the expectations of our attendees. Afterburner Seminars, and you and Mike in particular, did an outstanding job - thanks to you, we achieved our goal!"

President
Drury Hotels

"I can't tell you how much I appreciated your thoughts and frankly how well timed they were. I have used the Plan, Brief, Execute, Debrief strategy within my Team and have seen such wonderful charismatic response to this "refreshed" way of thinking..."

President
Broker of MetroPointe Mortgage
The Duncan Group

"Afterburner's high-impact "Flawless Execution" program set a dynamic tone for our national kickoff meeting, and the Plan-Brief-Execute-Debrief-Win model was well received by attendees..."

Sales Education
Eclipsys Corporation

"Your energy and analogies really hit the mark. After your keynote presentation, the team really understands that business is war and speed and agility are the ingredients for success. Your message certainly made an impact."

Vice President Marketing Communications
EWB

"Congratulations!!! You did it! We are getting rave reviews on your session and the two of you as presenters. Your professionalism, ability to connect with your audience and knowledge of your subject all came through. Thanks for adding greatly to our program and for helping us maintain the level of excellence our association expects. You were awesome!"

President
Executive Women International

"Your specific knowledge of our business was very impressive and the facilitation of the program, including the 'Mission Planning Exercise', 'Task Saturation' and subsequent debriefs were excellent. The evaluations of your presentation were very high and certainly reflect the amount of preparation and time spent by you and your team."

Vice President
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

"It is now one week after the Flawless Execution Afterburner Seminar, and the people in attendance are still talking about the training, Our 2004 National Sales Meeting was a huge success thanks to your professionalism and belief in the principles of Flawless Execution."

Steve Mack
Fast-Tax

"We were particularly pleased with the preparation that had been done making the program tailored to Fireman's Fund, including our mission, business objectives and chief competitors. We were also impressed with the sense of energy and enthusiasm you and Tracy 'Jackie O' Sailer demonstrated throughout the day."

Executive Development
Fireman's Fund

"The entire day was presented with precision planning and enthusiasm...you cleverly turned your experiences as a fighter pilot into an extremely motivating experience for our entire sales force. It's been a very educational experience for me personally, which is not an easy task as I have sat through many sales meetings running the gamut from motivational speakers to many team building exercises."

Fisher & Paykel

"In twenty years of attending sales conferences, the Afterburner presentation was, by far, the very best I have ever seen. Congratulations on having a great team building program that should appeal to every company that wants to achieve its mission!"

Senior Vice PresidentTHDistribution
FORTIS

"You guys totally exceeded our expectations!...Wish you could have heard the breakout sessions results. They came back with some interesting and creative ways to utilize checklists and cross checks in our daily operations...I have a feeling Afterburner seminars will be back at FPL!"

Vice President
FPL

"Your messages and videos were high energy, interesting, and entertaining - with good take-away insights. We have received very positive feedback from the conference attendees - your "debrief" message resonated with many people and was put to use by several groups immediately after the conference."

Director, Corporate Strategy
General Mills, Inc.

"Our people talked about your team building presentation all weekend and you made a tremendous impact on our Outside Salespeople and Managers. We have used outside keynote speakers for many years and I honestly don't think that we've ever had any that were so prepared or as appropriate as you and Thumper."

Genuine Parts Company

"Once I read about the Afterburners Organization, I knew your message was perfect for my audience. It was and you delivered."

Graybar

"Your Team Building Program for us at Sandestin last month was a splendid beginning for our annual summer meeting. Your flawless execution model of Plan, Brief, Execute and Debrief made a huge impact on our members and gave them something to take back to their own work environment."

Director of Conventions
GHA

"As you know, just prior to the conference we experienced a major restructuring of the division to make us more focused on our customers rather than our products and capabilities. Your team building seminar helped us to seriously consider the strategy behind the new organization, especially the afternoon sessions when we broke up into teams based on the 'new order."

Harris Corporation

"Flawless. This describes the commentary I received from everyone in attendance as a result of your keynote address at our client conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. You and Scott Vasina delivered the most concise and customized team building presentation that I have ever seen. You truly engaged our audience by skillfully incorporating a high degree of our company and industry information into your message."

IBT

"All ninety of the people here at iMediation are still talking about your speech, and continue to use many of the tools that you left us with on a daily basis, especially 'Brief, Execute, Debrief' and the Flight Control Panel concept of monitoring your key business indicators."

iMediation, Inc.

"Your ability to customize the team building program and relate it directly to our industry was outstanding. Our franchise owners and staff were able to walk away with not only a memorable experience but some very practical tools for improving their business."

Interim Healthcare

"...This year's Junior Achievement National Leadership Conference in Tampa, Florida will be remembered for years to come because of the energy infused by you and your team at Afterburner. Your outstanding facilitation of the full-day Team Building event on Saturday has gotten rave reviews from our participants. And most certainly, Crystal Clements and Byron James, our two winners of the flights in your L-39 jet, will be talking about their exhilarating experiences for decades to come."

Junior Achievement

"Sincerest thanks to Afterburner Seminars for the great seminar last week. I've received a lot of good feedback on it, as well as several inquiries from general agents about how they might contact you to discuss team building and keynote programs. The top executive for my line of business was delighted with it."

MassMutual

"WOW! Did you ever strike a nerve...Our president had us rewrite his closing presentation to incorporate many of the points that you made during your presentation. The CEO of McKesson Pharmaceutical asked to borrow a pen and paper and started taking notes during your presentation."

McKesson General Medical

"I knew my mission was accomplished when I saw every one of my managers taking notes during your entire speech. The feedback following your presentation was equally satisfying. Many of our managers personally thanked me for bringing in your team building program, and are now planning to use you for their future events."

MERCK & Co., Inc.

"I know that all in attendance during the Afterburner's bonus session were thrilled with the experience. When you can get that many hospital CEOs excited at one time - and in this depressing environment - you must have a winner!"

Group Vice President
Michigan Health & Hospital Association

"Initially we had concerns about Afterburner and the war going on. We had people from the US, UK, France, Germany, China, Japan, and Australia all coming to the same event! Our goal was to create alignment with our global operations, and Afterburner helped us do just that. Your message of 'Plan. Brief. Execute. Debrief.' resonated with our people. We are beginning to use these tools and look forward to building on them with future leadership workshops."

SVP Worldwide Operations
Mirapoint

"The general sessions and the breakouts were well organized and contained significant substance...That would be an awesome program by itself, but you also hammered home a strong message concerning task saturation and the drain it places on an individual's performance."

Senior Vice President-Marketing
National Health Insurance Company

"Afterburner's success at NSA rested with the instructors' ability to demonstrate keen insight into NSA's culture and effectively present the Flawless Execution message. Analysts are a tough audience, a most difficult group to stimulate. [It was] a motivating experience for all involved. The information gleaned will continue to reap benefits for many well into the future."

Chief, Development Division
National Security Agency

"It was obvious that you and Tracey practice what you preach, because you certainly achieved "flawless execution" of your mission. I can tell you that the initial anecdotal and formal survey responses have been excellent."

Director Meeting and Events
NAI Global

"Some of the feedback we received included 'Extremely good - great messages to take back to our next-level team,' ...we are developing actions in 2005 to reinforce elements of your "Flawless execution model" throughout our entire organization."

Northrop Grumman Information Technology

"I applaud your unique concepts of problem solving and performance improvement and would recommend this approach to any forward thinking organization. [Your presentation] was well organized, stayed right on schedule, provided logical and understandable leadership and operational tenets; all accomplished in an entertaining setting and enjoyable atmosphere."

SVP & Chief Strategy Officer
Phoebe Hospital

"Without exception, everyone in attendance was delighted with your team building program and was using the terms from your motivational speech throughout [the] conference. Our conference management team acted on one of your key initiatives, 'debriefing'. You were right - by adopting the nameless, rankless approach, we were able to get very specific about potential problems and all worked to resolve the issues."

Pick

"Not only did our group enjoy your high flying team building program, but found your message quite appropriate. It was apparent that you spent considerable time getting to know our company and PBCC."

Pitney Bowes Credit Corporation

"The seminar was on the first day of the Conference and set the tone. It was a roaring success. We feel that Afterburner met and exceeded our expectations for both a team building and strategic planning learning experience which was thoroughly enjoyable."

The PQ Corporation

"THE AUDIENCE LOVED YOUR KEYNOTE PRESENTATION. Thanks for handling the client "tampering," and our production requests, with such class! "

Associate Producer
ProActive , Inc

"Better than 80% of the group rated your keynote program outstanding. That's an incredible response from Public Storage. And no one rated the program less than very good. You delivered everything you promised us and more."

Public Storage, Inc.

"I just wanted to drop you a line and let you know what a tremendous job Kyle and his team did for Solutia back in November. His professionalism and desire to understand our company and commit to our success is second to none."

Organizational Development Director
SOLUTIA Inc.

"Kyle 'Cruiser' Howlin and his wingman Tracy 'Jackie O' LaTourrette were OUTSTANDING. Their high energy message was perfect for our target audience and was 'FLAWLESSLY EXECUTED.' ...Their program preparation was the best; every detail of their program was practiced well in advance of their arrival and they had impressive contingency plans in the event they were needed. "

President and COO
SSP Partners

"The energy and enthusiasm both of you brought to your keynote presentations was greatly appreciated and helped contribute to a very successful event overall. However, most noticeable for the audience was the professional care and attention to detail that you put into the front end planning for the presentations and the customization of the slide program to reflect our business focus and needs."

Syncrude

"I must say that your seminars and workshop were the reason for the most successful event ever in our history. Those are not only my words but exact comments received from members of our sales team."

Director of Sales & Marketing Programs
System One Amadeus

"After ten consecutive years of national sales meetings, we've pretty much experienced the gamut of team building programs. None, however, melded so many elements as seamlessly as Afterburner's while delivering key messages about focus and team."

TDI

"We have had various keynote speakers and team building programs over the last 20 years, but none as invigorating and as on target as yours. As you know, we have a very aggressive group of salesguys that are tough to keep involved for more than 15 minutes. You guys kept them on the edge of their seats for 4 hours."

Executive Vice President
Ted Lansing Corporation

"It was a perfect team building session for our sales team who come out motivated - not just in the short-term - but on achieving long-term our objectives & budget."

Telstra

"I am not alone in saying that you did a great job in all regards. Afterburner received the highest marks in a follow up survey to conference participants."

Vice President, Investor & Corporate Relations
Thomas & Betts

"You have presented us with a new problem, 'how do we top your team building program?' I could go on all day about the impact and more importantly the implementation of your presentation by our associates everyday."

Tree of Life

"The overall evaluations were some of the best ever in our fourteen-year history. We truly appreciate your contribution to this unique team building program! More specifically, the evaluations had a net satisfaction rating of 100 for very satisfied and 0 for very dissatisfied. Our experience has shown that ratings of 80 or higher are outstanding. Your lecture was rated 93.5."

UNC Charlotte

"We agree in the value we received from Afterburner Seminars. It will be worthwhile to consider the next level of training offered by this group."

Corporate Controller
Mid Atlantic Car Wash Technology, Inc.

"Well, you did it again! The impact of your team building presentation made a big impression on all the senior managers in our company. The effects of your work for my division last year still lingers as our professional staff uses that experience in their day-to-day affairs."

Zurich Insurance Group