Gary... here is one comment I received from the group today:
- If you look up the definition of professional speaker in the dictionary, you will find a picture of Gary. Despite last-minute internet failures throughout NSW, Gary was able to adapt, improvise and pivot his presentation into a very thought provoking & informative session. Thank you, Gary.
Jerry Kleeman - TEC
Just joined you at the Interconnect Virtual keynote webinar what an amazing and inspirational session. Thank you, the book recommendations look good and I really liked “Focus is the new IQ”.
Mark, United Kingdom
This session was fantastic, and I loved that it had a practical element to get us working with some different team members and tap into each others creative potential. Gary also had great energy and connected well with the team, great session.
Thanks Gary for your partnership and impact in-line with all of our JJM launches of Ideas Big & Small You have certainly provoked, challenged and inspired our people, with many of your memorable phrases being repeated around the business the past few weeks.
Johnson and Johnson Consumer
On behalf of TEC 50, many thanks for presenting your Leading Innovation workshop on 6 August. From the feedback in our Rapid Recall session and the high evaluation scores, it is clear that all team members found real value in the workshop. In my view, while innovation is an essential for thriving businesses, it is not an easy speaker topic. Your content was excellent and extensive.
Rob - TEC 50
Thank you for last night. You really command the audience and are an excellent speaker. I really appreciated how much you customised your talk to discuss stuff that is relevant to our industry and self care. You really read the audience well and they were fully engaged.
Gary you came to the MCG as part of the MCC Learning Hub to talk about innovation and creativity. I went along hoping to learn a thing or two. I walked away after LISTENING to you talk about valuable lessons for work and personal life and for that I sincerely thank you. Not only was your presentation seamless, interesting and well presented, but really resonated with me and I feel I got a lot out of it.
Melbourne Cricket Ground
Gary was fantastic and showed us that creating time and the right environment for creativity is one of the most important things we can do. Time to be still and prioritise innovation was the key take away with a ton of practical takeaways.
It really was one of the best presentations we've had. One virtual participant emailed me straight after saying "That was truly something Barry. Really appreciate your consideration to make that part of this year’s course. I didn’t bother taking notes, I’m looking forward to just sitting through the recording again.”
Australian Film Television & Radio School (AFTRS)
I was fortunate to hear your “leading innovation” presentation at a recently. Your energy and insight has inspired me to think differently. I have been tuning into your podcasts. Thank you for giving your listeners an opportunity to hear from such a diverse range of “thought leaders”. Something has been on my mind since attending your presentation last month. Your skill as a presenter is exemplary, do you use some secret device to turn the pages of your visual presentation, or is your presentation so perfectly timed to coincide with the page turns?
A great session and as always I was totally inspired.
Jen - American Express
It was an absolute pleasure to have met you and thanks once again for one of the most informative sessions that I’ve been to in a very long time.
I just wanted to pass on some quick feedback that we’ve received from around the office following on from Gary’s recent keynote to our members. Our Sydney team thought Gary was the best presenter we’ve ever had!
Thank you so much for speaking at our conference last week – “Great” job! You were engaging, you aligned perfectly to the messages that we discussed in our briefing and you gave our team the tools to ensure everyone reignites themselves to be successful.
Jo - Treasury Wine Estates
I wanted to thank you for the amazing input I received from you during the Mojo Day. I have been challenged and now I need to take action.
Patti, New Zealand
Gary’s in the business of helping people and businesses realise their dreams. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing and working with him over many years and, like so many people who meet him, there’s no point in engaging other business consultants once you’ve seen the man in action. His insight is extraordinary. He has the ability to cut straight to the heart of the real issue and the intellect to table directions not previously considered. He’s inspiring and very funny. If you’re lucky enough to secure his services your world will change.
Kaye Holder - Acorn Initiative
Thanks once again for an incredibly thought provoking session. I've made a number of small changes already and they are paying off incredibly.
Michelle - Talent2
I'd seen Gary speak before and read one of his books. So when the opportunity came up to spend 2 days with him in Sydney at the 'Fire Up Your Mojo' session, I jumped at it. And I wasn't disappointed. Gary is a great teacher and presenter, and engages his audience from his very first word. Gary shows you that we can all think creatively and gives you the tools and confidence to do it every day.
Barry Keohane - Southern Cross Austereo
Clearly the ideas man is the idea man.
Rick - Scentre Group
Gary would have to be the best speaker bar none that I have ever listened to.
Citipower & Powercor Australia
This is just a simple note of appreciation for your writing. I am currently reading your first Mojo Book, and I already know that the ideas that you have put in there are helping, making me imagine again, think creatively and just generally I have a sense of where is my MOJO at any given point of time. The world needs MOJO and you just reminded us that we've got it.
FayAnn D'souza - AMCOM AUS
I recently saw Gary Bertwistle speak about “mojo". Amazing!
Natasha via a LinkedIn post
Thank you very much for a fantastic presentation on Friday morning, the feedback has been sensational... a real hit with our audience. Your presentation style was engaging and your content certainly delivered what we had advertised... so a big thank you.
An excellent day - precious time well spent. The range of perspectives from each speaker was very interesting. Gary's practical emphasis was especially useful. I will certainly be applying some of the techniques as well as recommending future talkfortyfour events to my colleagues.
Head of Technology
BBC Television, London
Gary, thank you. That was an exceptional interview. You did an inspiring job. Thank you for doing all the background work you did to do such an amazing job. Thank you. I truly appreciated you questions.
Dr John Demartini
Gary, thank YOU. It was a pleasure and an honour to be your guest That was one of the best-researched interviews I’ve ever had. It’s always obvious to a guest when the host has done their homework and is prepared. You are truly the pro’s pro when it comes to interviewing! WOW!
Thanks Gary!! Was a pleasure doing this interview with you. Truly one of my favorites!
My absolute pleasure, you are a brilliant interviewer, certainly got me thinking! And first time I'm 'publicly' speaking about breaking up my marriage (mainly didn't speak about it before to protect my ex, but he is in a very happy place now).
What a pleasure it was to talk to you. You were so thoroughly prepared. I found your questions interesting and far-ranging.
Thank you for having me on. I was floored at your vast knowledge of my experience! Thank you for taking the time to do that!
My pleasure mate! I had a great time chatting with you! I feel awesome about what we captured.
Just listened to the first few minutes and I can't stop smiling. You are a true joy to be around (and listen to). Thank you all for the love and joy you add to my life.
Epic! Thanks for the great conversation!