|"This was the best presentation we have ever heard. The message
was clear and all participants left as if they had climbed Everest that day, but more
importantly, they now have a full understanding of what skills they need to climb their
- Motorola Paging Products
"The feedback from everybody
was very positive and very motivating. We all believe that your presentation came just at
the right time as Shanghai demands to 'meet the challenges of change' on a daily
- International Hoteliers
Association of Shanghai
"You were FANTASTIC, POSITIVE, and
MOTIVATIONAL. You were everything we expected you to be. The audience loved you and
admired you and received you with great pride, as evidenced by the thunderous standing
- Million Dollar Round Table
"John's colorful and personal
presentation provided an excellent vehicle for focusing management and individual
attitudes... (he) set the tone for delegates in aiming for the top, overcoming problems,
anticipating needs, and the essentials of teamwork."
- Asian Sources Media
"Without qualification I can say that
your presentation was the most dynamic ever given to an A.O.A. group in recent years. Your
artful integration of the principles of leadership into your narration of your dramatic
mountain climb was superb."
- American Optometric Association
"In view of restructuring we have just
gone through and the changes in all our jobs, your comments and the details of your quest
on Mount Everest could not have been more timely or appropriate."
- Eckerd Drug Company
"...I've heard a lot of great
speakers in my career... you're clearly one of the best! Simply outstanding! Finding a
'better' speaker for next year's club will be a real challenge for me."
- The Limited Stores
"As we continue to attack our own
'Everest' daily, the parallels between your climb and our own were brought to light very
vividly. Most of the people in the audience shared my opinion that this was our best
effort in bridging our philosophies and ideas with an emotional speaker."
- Betz Process Chemicals
"I admit to not fully comprehending
how we could apply your experiences endured in such extreme conditions to our own everyday
lives. It is now clear that all work environments rely on that same team spirit to reach
common goals, and I am truly grateful to you for imparting such learnt wisdom in a human
and touching manner."
- The Regent Hotel, Hong Kong