Here's what people are saying about Melissa's programs. . .
"Melissa's presentation received rave reviews by our attendees. They found it highly informative and entertaining. Although we do not usually hire presenters for our conferences, we found Melissa's contribution so outstanding, that we invited her to a second conference and are considering ideas for including her in future programs. Melissa's work is thorough, timely and professional."
Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research (PRIM&R)
"Hiring you made ME look good. Everyone has been thanking me for finding you."
U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
Office for Human Research Protections
"I had to go to the bathroom, but the program was so much fun that I decided to wait so I wouldn't miss anything."
Diane Sheppard, RN
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
"Your programs have infused a level of excitement into our training program that we haven't seen before. The enthusiasm you put into each session has been contagious. . .our associates can't wait to get out there and put your information to use."
National Institutes of Health Federal Credit Union
"Wonderful-Great, fresh approach to an age old challenge!"
"I loved your humor. Your concepts made me feel much more comfortable about my upcoming speaking engagement!"
Innovative Strategies Coaching
"Melissa blends rock-solid training substance with awareness of and respect for her audience, with practical tips and creative comic touches that connect richly with her audience."
Bedrosian Communications, Inc.
"While sitting in your class, the light bulb came on and I began to see that these techniques could be applied in other situations, e.g. long winded and unproductive meetings. Thank you for an excellent course, I will recommend it to all of my fellow instructors."
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
"What a fantastic course on speaking confidence I had the pleasure of attending today. I could not wait to get back to my office and send a letter of thanks. You are a very enthusiastic instructor with tremendous rapport with the audience. This was a real learning experience!"
Dolph Hatfield, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health
"SPEAKING CIRCLES with Melissa Lewis has revolutionized my experience of public speaking. After decades of performing, lecturing, and teaching, I feel like I have finally found an organic, inside-out approach to the art."
Author of Yoganetics
"Melissa has built up a well-deserved reputation of connecting with participants, drawing out their own personal needs. . .helping them to reassess their strengths and weaknesses, build up their confidence, introduce them to new skills and make them practice them, all in one day's workshop!. . .Melissa is a joy to work and plan with, as well, from a program management perspective. The consummate professional, Melissa adjusts to whatever the moment provides, handling challenges or obstacles with aplomb and characteristic good humor."
The Smithsonian Institution
"I learned a whole new way to approach speaking. I'm actually looking forward to the next time I have an opportunity to speak before a group."