WHAT PERSONNEL FROM THESE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES SAY ABOUT
BILL HODGES AND HIS PROGRAMS
"An outstanding speaker, motivator,
presenter and instructor. He made the subject fun, informative,
relevant and usable."
U.S. Air Force Program Office-General Electric
"Should be given to all supervisory and
U.S. Corps Of Engineers
"Instructor is A-1 caliber, hope to study
with him again." "Well organized and never got bogged
U.S. National Archives
"The material discussed was
Newark Air Force Station
"I truly learned a lot more than I
expected to in this course."
USIA Voice Of America
"Instructor made the course interesting by
the way he enriched the materials from his business
U.S. Food And Drug Administration
"Very well presented, very effective
U.S. General Services Administration
"Excellent organization and use of time.
in command of class. excellent presentation of materials."
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
"Bill Hodges does more than just `teach' a
class. Because he cares, he also motivates and builds
NASA Lewis Research Center
"I don't regret taking this course for a
moment. I only wish my entire section could have been with me to
learn about what "teamwork" really means."
U.S. Army Tank Command
"Instructor emphasized listening to, and
caring about both our supervisors and our employees, but first he
helped us care about ourselves."
Defense Electronic Supply Center
"A FANTASTIC seminar! Right on target for
U.S. Postal Service
"Your background, experiences, skills and
personal touch all combined to make the program a meaningful
U.S. Air Force (ASD)
"Your presentation 'Tip Toe Thru The
Alligators' made our second quarter intern luncheon seminar a
great success. We'd like to thank you for accommodating our
schedule. Every area of the presentation was covered with
excellent detail and just the right amount of humor. Your
enthusiasm was contagious and believable. Many of the interns
commented that the seminar was the best they ever attended.
U.S. Army Finance & Accounting Center
"Your presentation brought us, in an
exhilarating, enthusiastic, and enjoyable manner, to the point we
were attempting to reach through our three-day program.
Crane Army Ammunition Activity, Crane Naval
NOTE: The following is an excerpt from a
letter we received from the federal office that monitors
government training. We were informed that, by actual student
evaluations, Bill Hodges was among the top four instructors in a
field of over 1,000 instructors in the Great Lakes Region of the
U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
"While most of the many
consultants we employed last year contributed to our success, a
handful played a more significant part. Their performance
consistently exceeded the professionalism we expect. The quality
of their instruction, their ability to relate the course to the
specific needs of each class, was extraordinary. You were among
this extraordinary handful." U.S.
Office Of Personnel Management
WHAT ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES SAY ABOUT BILL
HODGES AND HIS PROGRAMS
"It was rewarding to hear all the positive
comments after your program. All of the dealers were impressed
with your message, and I could see the positive effect on them
the next morning at our breakfast buffet. Please feel free to use
me or the ITDRA as a reference."
Indiana Tire Dealers and Retreaders Assn.
"Your presentation at our Convention was
excellent. I have had several members of the Board of Directors
compliment me on my excellent choice. Thanks for being our
featured speaker and setting the tone for our Convention."
Ohio Meat Industries Assn.
"I would gladly recommend your performance
to any of my colleagues in the association business. The message,
"How to deal with different types of people," is one
that appeals to just about any audience that we can assemble.
What makes recommending you to my colleagues so easy is the
degree to which you will work with the meeting manager to make
sure that your presentation is right on the mark."
National American Wholesale Grocers' Assn.
"Please use us as a reference ANYTIME,
Ohio Telephone Assn.
"Thanks so very much for sharing your
vibrant sunshine with our members. You truly can move people. The
comments received from the sophisticated meeting attendees were
most favorable. Everyone enjoyed your light-hearted humor and
your ability to handle the questions and comments which a
presentation such as yours generates. I need not tell you that
physicians are one group of people not easily pleased. But if
anyone could please them, I knew you would."
Ohio Soc. of Anesthesiologists
"Many thanks to you, not only for the
contents of your presentation, but for the excellent manner in
which you presented it. GREAT MESSAGE-EXCELLENT STYLE -WITH
National Agricultural Chemicals Assn.
"Thanks for helping make our St. Louis
Convention a success. I believe you must agree that you certainly
had a most responsive audience. We really enjoyed having you with
us, and I trust that we will have the opportunity to work
together again as we plan future programs."
National Ice Cream Retailers Assn.
"The scope of your presentation indicates
that you have not only studied the subject of personal relations
but have some real working knowledge of the subject. Any
organization which deals with people on any kind of constant
level should have the opportunity to hear your stimulating
Indiana Crop Improvement Assn.
"You presentation, 'Tip Toe Thru the
Alligators,' was well received and discussed throughout the
remainder of the conference. It became quite obvious that the
secretaries appreciated such a quality and informative
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation
"Mr. Hodges, your presentation of 'Tip Toe
Thru the Alligators' attests to your knowledge. You are witty,
you are stimulating, you are thought provoking. Your program,
regardless of trades, careers or professions of your audience,
seems to have been specifically created for that particular
audience. Your program should be made mandatory for everyone who
comes into contact with other human beings."
Ohio Osteopathic Med. Assts. Assn.
"'Tip Toe Thru the Alligators' was a
delightful and inspiring program. As program chairman, it was
especially rewarding to hear comments such as, "This was the
best NAIOP meeting we've ever had."
SW Ohio Chapter, Nat'l Assn. of Industrial
and Office Parks
"Your outstanding presentation, "Tip
Toe Thru the Alligators," provided our group with new
insights while keeping them entertained. No small feat,
especially after a reception and dinner. The positive response
from our group is testimony to your preparation and professional
Ohio Electric Utilities Institute
"I extend my sincere thanks for a great
program at our April meeting. Your enthusiasm is contagious, and
your program was not only very appropriate for our hotel sales
managers, but could also be recommended to our various
Columbus Hotel Sales Mgt. Assn.
"An excellent presentation ... as
reflected in the student evaluations. The enthusiasm generated by
your course certainly demands that we schedule future dates for
this course on our educational calendar."
Dayton Area Board of Realtors
"What a conclusion to a convention! An
outstanding presentation that tied in perfectly with our entire
Ohio Assn. of Farm & Power Equipment
"Thank you for being so upbeat and
enthusiastic during your presentation to the Ohio Funeral
Directors Association at our Annual Convention. It seems as
though that all 500 people in attendance were truly in tune with
life as you present it and obviously live it. It is a gifted
knack to be so terribly informative, yet entertaining as
Ohio Funeral Directors Assn.
THESE ARE BUT A FEW OF THE
COMMENTS WE HAVE ON FILE FROM ASSOCIATION MANAGERS .
WHAT CORPORATIONS SAY ABOUT BILL HODGES AND
"Thank you for a very exciting evening. I
cannot remember when a speaker has held our members so captive.
The message you gave was informative, interesting and humorous.
It was really enjoyable to relate your characters to people I
know and have worked with. I would recommend your talk to any
management group. In your talk, "Tip Toe Thru the
Alligators," there is a message for everyone. Human
Relations is an area we must continue to develop. "Once
again, thank you for a delightful evening."
Tampa Electric Company, Tampa, FL
"I would like to take this opportunity to
thank you for your presentation to our NMA meeting of January 17.
I know I speak for those who were there in saying that your
message was one of the best presented and most worthwhile ideas
we have heard in a long time. It is with great pleasure that I
would recommend you to any NMA group or other professional
association. Your contagious enthusiasm and meaningful message
would be beneficial to all."
Square D Company Milwaukee, WI
"The reviews are in!
when can we have more Bill?' "But seriously
though, by all reports the staff greatly benefited from your
remarks. I truly thank you for your presentation during this
workshop. We must have you back to share this dynamic seminar
with all levels of employees. I look forward (with great
anticipation) to other opportunities to work with you in the very
near future. Once again you've demonstrated that you're a great
professional and a friend."
Miami Valley Regional Transit Authority,
"I would like to thank you for the
wonderful dinner speech you gave to our management club. I speak
for the leaders of the management club and people and friends in
and about AVCO Lycoming in that they all appreciated your speech.
I felt that your words came from one of the BEST management
speakers touring in the United States."
AVCO Management Club, Stratford, CT
"It is a pleasure to thank you again for
the outstanding contribution you made to our dinner meeting. Your
visual aids, your oral presentation and your minute attention to
detail set your program off from all the others I have seen. I
must add that your talk, 'Tip Toe Thru the Alligators,' was not
only presented professionally, but it was a timely and
interesting subject. We all knew that the alligators were out
there, now thanks to your presentation, perhaps we can recognize
them, and to recognize them is to beat them."
The Diamond Unity Management Club,
"For our chapter, I wish to extend my
sincere appreciation for your time in sharing such an important
message. Everyone was truly appreciative of the insight they
gained in assessing interpersonal relationships and coming to
grips with who they are as individuals. Behavior modification is
a critical element in effective management and your 'characters'
will prove to be valuable reminders to each of us as we evaluate
team building, objective setting and motivation. Again, thank you
for such a pleasant learning experience. 'Tip Toe Thru the
Alligators' was a wonderful presentation. Your energy, enthusiasm
and humor were key elements in making the experience effective
Blue Cross of Central Ohio, Columbus, OH
"What a pleasure it is to write this
letter. I wish to thank you on behalf of our National Management
Association. Your message was appreciated and very well received.
The six characters you used in your presentation, 'Tip Toe Thru
the Alligators,' were excellent in helping us assess our
interpersonal relationships. I have recommended you to others and
will continue because your message was impactful and beneficial
McDonnell Douglas Management Assn., Kennedy
Space Ctr., FL
"We enjoyed having you participate in our
NMA monthly meeting and I have heard nothing but good things
about your presentation. We'll look forward to seeing you again
St. Francis Hospital, Tulsa, OK
"Your program, `Tip Toe Thru The
Alligators,' provided insights into the behavior of ourselves and
others in a lively, entertaining way. I am receiving nothing but
positive comments from those who attended the meeting. I want to
compliment you on a very professional presentation."
Pennwalt-Wyandotte, Wyandotte, MI
"On behalf of the Lenawee Chapter of
National Management, I would like to extend our appreciation for
your fine presentation. Everyone attending enjoyed your program,
and had very good comments about it."
Lenawee Chapter, Adrian, MI
"We survey our members attending the
meetings each month for their ratings on the speaker. You were
given an overwhelmingly positive response. Many members have
stopped me here at work to tell me how much they enjoyed your
speech and that you are the best speaker we have had this
Square D Company, Lexington, KY
"Our group really responded
to your ideas and message. As you are aware, we are in the midst
of change due to our company's recent merger. The ideas of how to
work together with different types of people and recognizing
their motives and needs was needed at this time. We will
definitely want to consider a return visit."
Dresser Clark, Olean, NY
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