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"He was entertaining, interesting and most importantly, inspirational. Exactly what we were looking for in a keynote speaker."

Milka Kalcovski
Department of Employment and Workplace Relations

"Stan's presentation really hit the mark. His simple but powerful messages were delivered with great enthusiasm and obvious sincerity. Staff in attendance were clearly motivated and uplifted by the experience."

Paul Healy
City of Whittlesea

"Stan turned around a lot of negative thoughts to very positive thoughts. His presentation was terrific and he had a good connection with the audience. He was received with great enthusiasm. He incorporated everything in his presentation that he was briefed on and more. Everyone was pleased with our choice of speaker."

Maggie McKay
Swinburne University - School of Business and eCommerce

"Stan's passion and belief in his delivery style complimented the purpose of his motivational message to our sales staff. Stan was a pleasure to work with and made a positive impact impact, with many now running with the ball and with their teammates . Stan's ability to articulate our message exceede our expectations."

Daniel Wright
Siemens Ltd.

"Excellent presentation, feedback from attendees indicated that Stan's presentation had a high impact of identification for them, as well as being motivated by him. Several of his topics were referred to throughout the day and people suggested it would be great to have him speak with their teams back at the refinery."

Gail Field
Mobil Oil

"Of the 7 speakers we have had over the last 2 years Stan Alves is the stand out communicator. The guests were literally lifted out of their seats. "

Station Manager
Radio Station 3MP.

"Stan exactly read his audience and addressed the topic beautifully. Feedback from participants has been excellent."

Ann Baxter
Department of Natural Resources and Enviroment

"I have received fantastic feedback from our clients and staff on your speech and in fact some clients have suggested getting in touch with you to discuss talking at their strategic business retreats. "

Felicity Haselgrove
Gadens Lawyers

"Feedback from participants was very good. Stan's enthusiasm and down to earth style was very appealing and overall he was entertaining, inspiring and very motivational. Personally I was enthralled and recommend Stan as an excellent speaker in a range of situations."

Lucinda Borg
Real Estate Institute Victoria

"Stan was the best speaker we have ever booked ! "

Kate Simmondson
SPL WorldGroup ( Australia ) Pty. Ltd.

"Exceptionally motivating, interesting and captivating. "

Katie Turner
Australian Unity

"The team voted Stan's presentation highly. His reinforcement of some very key messages was something our leaders could take back to their teams. "

Rod Szigeter
National Australia Bank

"Stan has a great style in terms of relating to his audience and being able to shift their thinking. He was entertaining, interesting and most importantly, inspirational . Exactly what we were looking for in a keynote speaker."

Milka Kalcovski, Industry & Client Relations Manager
Department of Employment and Workplace Relations

"Stan was a highlight of the conference. Many delegates are keen for a return visit . I have to say through my involvement in the conference committee over the last five or six years that Stan was the most engaging speaker I have heard. The links between business, sport, education and life really had a impact on me."

Ken Perris
W.A. Primary Principal's Association Conference

"My dealings with Stan were both professional and enlightening. Stan was courteous to the needs of our organisation and delivered on those needs through what I and others described as a thought provoking presentation. In the days since Stan's talk a new way of thinking has began to emerge from our leadership group. The Melton Shire Council is delighted in having engaged Stan on his experiences on leadership."

Andrew Mifsud, Human Resources
Melton Shire Council

"We have had overwelhming comment and response from our team members for Stan Alves' presentation and participation. As a company we are challenging each and every one of us to look at who we are, where we are now, where we want to be and how we get there. Stan left no doubt in anyones mind that we are all personally responsible for our own choices and when we know and recognise this we can give our all to the task at hand, whether in our personal relationships, business or sport. He feels like a trusted “old” friend already. "

Karyn Roberts
OG Roberts Motors

"Stan not only gave an excellent talk but his professional approach and friendly rapport with the guys was fantastic."

John Day
Fletcher Challenge Paper ( Albury Mill )

"We wish to recognise the most proficient task you performed for the National Conference of the RSL and Services Clubs movement at our recent Conference at Tweed Heads. Your research, delivery, facilitation and keynote presentation were all par excellence. Equal to any speaker that has ever gone before you at Twin Towns Services Club."

R A Roylance
General Manager Twin Towns Services Club Limited

"The feedback from the event has been outstanding, with some of our members describing you as truly inspirational.It was clear you established an immediate rapport with the audience, which remained for the entire presentation. Your motivational and entertaining presentation was pitched very well at our members, and your commonsense subject matter was ideal for the audience."

Giselle Grynbaum
Building Designers Association Victoria Ltd.

"Thank you for motivating our team and providing them with positive thoughts that are both memorable and constructive."

Garry Austin

"We made an excellent choice in choosing Stan Alves as our motivational speaker. Throughout the delivery of his presentation, you could have heard a pin drop – every one was hanging onto his every word. The standing ovation he received was thoroughly deserved. Congratulations Stan."

MaryLee Wiggers
Tasmanian Schools Administrators Association

"The audience loved Stan's presentation. Very appropriate, well presented, quality material. "

MaryLee Wiggers
Tasmanian Schools Administrators Association

"Over one hundred coaches attended the seminar and the feedback from all has been extremely positive. Stan was not only a well credentialled person to speak at such seminars, but his rapport with coaches at levels varying from Auskick through to Senior football is exceptional. I was very impressed with his professional manner and his attention to detail to ensure that everyone who attended these seminars gained the maximum benefit. "

Darren Beazley
G.M. Tasmanian Football Development Football

"Stan's presentation made a huge difference to our conference. A number of our people have been moved to reflect on some very serious issues in both their private and business lives as a result of Stan's talk. He was well on brief, as well as encouraging to our people and we are very grateful to him – he made a difference."

Donna Faulkner
Work Solutions Gippsland

"Our group greatly benefited from the planning and effort contributed by Stan. The session is another step on the path to team success. "

John Livermore
Provincial Home Loans

"I can't thank you enough in your role as guest speaker at our Awards Night. You were absolutely wonderful ! Parents and students alike were inspired by your speech. I have witnessed a lot of speakers and it is not often you see someone engage the audience the way you did. "

Juanita Beckwith
Avila College

"Stan was fantastic, he had accurately read my take on the group and what we needed and then exceeded our expectations. This group are hard to impress and I am so happy that everyone single person congratulated me on my choice of speaker. "

Robyn Moran
Yarra Valley Water

"Stan provided our forum with an exciting and animated presentation. He clearly had taken on board the information provided at our briefing session and relayed this knowledge back to the audience in a well versed professional fashion. The participants warmed very quickly to Stan's approach and enjoyed having a chat with him post presentation. "

Vincent Lewis
Big Sky Credit Union

"Stan was excellent.
Some comments on the day from participants……
…..Stan Alves was a great motivational speaker, and it was great to hear of his lifetime experiences.
…..Excellent. Fantastic. Stan had everyone on the ball, yes I will follow his steps.
…..Extremely motivational and relevant. He was fantastic.
…..Really good and easy to listen to and relate with own experiences.
…..One of the best motivational speakers we have had all year.
…..I enjoyed listening to Stan speak. I must admit I was apprehensive due to his football background, but I liked the way he linked his values and theories with the community and family. "

Heather McNaught
Loddon Murray Community Leadership Program

"Stan it was a pleasure to hear you speak the other day. It is not often that you get to hear someone talk and feel the emotion in the room to the extent you could at our luncheon. I have to say I did see our M.D. wiping away a tear or two that day, as was myself. Given that you would have given that address a number of times it is worthwhile to know it still has a tremendous impact, so thank you. "

Paul Cummings
Fuji Xerox State Operations Manager Victoria

"Stan took the time to understand the context for his speaking engagement and to build his speech to be relevant. His message was spot on, everybody was highly engaged, and entertained. First class effort."

Kelvin Gelbert
Manager Regulatory Strategy & Compliance, S P Ausnet

"Stans presentation was right on the mark. Stan contacted me ahead of time for a detailed briefing on the nature of our event, the audience and what we wanted from the presentation which was greatly appreciated. His delivery was excellent and the content was engaging, entertaining and thought provoking. He had clearly given a great deal of thought to his presentation. Stan was also generous with his time, giving our guests ample opportunity to personally meet him."

Vivienne Filling
Federation Of Automotive Product Manufacturers

"Oh what a wonderful time we had …..Truly great day enjoyed by absolutely all our staff and board members & other guest speakers. All staff rated Excellent, defintely include same / similar for next years annual conference. Very moving, and comments made to me afterwards, was that many staff were able to take away comments and Stans experiences away with them. Great motivational talk and very inspiring to all. Would have to be the best speaker we have had ! Stan is such a remarkable man, a man full of wealth & knowledge, and we all took something away with us , and will remember the key points he mentioned and apply it to our work & life balance. "

Di Taylor
Care Connect

"Stans presentation was spot on for our needs. He delved into the area of effective leadership and it was entirely relevant to the earlier proceedings in the day. He is genuinely passionate about the issues he spoke of and is an absolutely lovely person to boot. We had a most enjoyable night in his company and he made himself available and mixed with the dinner guests during the evening."

Angie Smith
Police Association of Tasmania

"Stan connected with our community because he took the time to find out what we wanted and delivered an inspiring presentation. Stan made the effort to speak one on one before and after he delivered his presentation which was appreciated by all there. There was a positive vibe well after he left and the comments are still coming from all age groups. "

Peter Coates
Natte Yallock Landcare Group

"Stan was excellent, he was both inspiring and exceptionlly honest when talking about he events that had occurred in his life. Stan captured the interest of all in the room and we had a variety of people attending from operators, health and safety reps to general managers. The feedback from the people at the talk has been very good."

Debra DeCarli
Loy Yang Power


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