Scott’s unique value proposition in the market is creating insightful, relevant and engaging presentations to meet the personalized needs of his audience whether live, virtual or a hybrid. Given Scott’s vast international experience, he offers each client a global and culturally sensitive perspective.

 

Programs

The Secret to Winning in the New Abnormal

During this crazy time, it is easy to be stressed out, anxious and fearful. Or we can look at this time as an opportunity to reflect, reimagine and reinvent ourselves and our careers. It really is up to us every day to choose our attitude...

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The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Create It

In these globally competitive, disruptive times, resourcefulness and innovation are essential to survival. This program is a fast-paced, humorous call-to-action that will show your attendees how to become a victor—rather than a victim—of change. They will learn to be driven not by circumstances and emotions....

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Connecting with Customers

Customer expectations have dramatically changed over the years. Today, satisfying the needs of your customers by providing fast, efficient service is no longer enough. The most successful companies move beyond customer satisfaction and engage customers in a memorable experience that is consistent...

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Sell-e-brate! Winning the Hearts and Business of Tomorrow’s Customers

This useful and entertaining program explores how to use celebration, humor and value-adding creativity to give your sales team a competitive advantage. These important tools, along with the “Sell-e-brate Mindset”, will help generate new clients and keep...

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Together We Can Change the World!
The life you change may be your own.

As news reports about Covid-19 spreading across Asia in mid-February, my mother pleaded with me at her 85th birthday dinner…

This trip marks my 20th volun-tour with Together We Can Change the World. I’m proud to be the only member…

Who could’ve written this 2020 scenario? It reminds me of the opening sentences of Charles Dickens, in his 1859 “A…

Wow! What a nice surprise! My Director of Nursing’s world-famous muffins appeared on my desk again after a challenging week.…

Awards Received by Scott Friedman

Colorado Meetings and Events
2014 Lifetime Achievement

Cavett Awards
2013 The Cavett Award

MPI Rise Awards
2013 MEETING INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP The Rise Award

See what our clients say:

Todd Poer, Mesa Public Schools

“We loved your presentation and I have received nothing but praise about it. I have heard employees say ‘Thank you,’ ‘I loved it,’ and ‘Good choice on the speaker.’ …I truly feel that your one speech alone created a healthier and happier workplace so thank you again for your time and wisdom!”

Todd Poer
Mesa Public Schools

Felix Mascarenhas, People First Consultancy

“I loved your talk at the recent HR Summit in Dubai and found it most unusual and innovative in its approach. I hope to incorporate the ideas that you communicate so effectively to our community.”

Felix Mascarenhas
People First Consultancy

Yvonne Miranda, American Chamber of Commerce, Malaysia

“I love your new Celebrate program! It’s the perfect blend of entertainment and usable ideas! I’m already plotting my next surprise.”

Yvonne Miranda
American Chamber of Commerce, Malaysia

Cookie Dorsey, Texas Credit Union League

“As usual, Scott, you did a fantastic job! Your evaluation score and all the positive comments say it all! Your upbeat message was a great start to the day. I will definitely sing your praises to my education directors around the country.”

Cookie Dorsey
Texas Credit Union League

Carol Rogers, Director of Membership Services, New Jersey Assn. of Health Care Facilities, Trenton, NJ

“THE RAVES ARE IN! We have had many talented speakers over our 45-year history, however, none have held our audience spellbound as you did! Everyone left with a new concept of communication with humor; information that can prove beneficial as they administer their daily care and throughout their lives. Most impressive – full of surprises.”

Carol Rogers
New Jersey Assn. of Health Care Facilities

Tony Drost, First Rate Property Management, Boise, ID

“I want to compliment you on your performance. You are a very smart guy. When you and I spoke, I had no idea how you were going to use the stuff we discussed. The result was that you were able to talk about our industry as if you intimately knew it. That impressed me.”

Tony Drost
Boise, ID

Mary Zaitz, Community Compliance Officer, Arapahoe County PW&D

“You were WONDERFUL!!!!!!! Thank you SO much. I had such a bad day yesterday and after listening to you today. I felt like it was all nothing. You are an outstanding speaker, the best I have ever heard.”

Mary Zaitz
Arapahoe County PW&D

Master Brand Cabinets Inc.

“My opinion of a good program is when it causes you to do something different. Two of my salespeople called after your program and mentioned they used your suggestions in handling a difficult situation, by avoiding the pothole and course correcting.”

Master Brand Cabinets Inc.

New Jersey Association of Health Care Facilities

“In short: Thanks for blowing their socks off with your special wholesome humor!”

New Jersey Association of Health Care Facilities

Navy Army Federal Credit Union

“Our employees at the Navy Army Credit Union were entertained as well as motivated (not-to-mention laughing like crazy). Scott’s delivery is outstanding, and his ability to size up a group and make the presentation very personal is quite an accomplishment. Scott is extremely easy to work with, and takes the time to understand what you want him to convey to your group.”

Navy Army Federal Credit Union

Nebraska Department of Education

“You did such a nice job of establishing a positive beginning for the conference. Your presentation was a nice blend of humor and ideas the stimulated thinking.”

Nebraska Department of Education

UW Extension

“Your talent in creatively weaving all the highlights of the day together at the end of the conference was the icing on the cake! You certainly brought JOY to our Wisconsin audience.”

UW Extension

Primedia

“A funny (and great) thing would not have happened were you not at The Special Event in New Orleans! Your session, “funny thing…” was an enormous success! You are a true professional and you style is the perfect combination of humor and message!”

Primedia

North Dakota Long Term Care Association

“You did an EXCELLENT job! I have been thanked many times for having you close our convention! The comments on the evaluations are GREAT!”

North Dakota Long Term Care Association

Illinois Association of Plumbing Heating and Cooling Contractors

“When you have an audience that is so quiet that you could hear a pin drop, plus having so hearty laughs-you’re good!! In my twenty years as IAPHCC Executive Director, you topped all of our Opening Session Keynoters!”

Illinois Association of Plumbing Heating and Cooling Contractors

Activity Professionals of Ontario

“Your keynote session “the Best Way To Predict The Future Is To Create It” was the best session I have attended in my seven years with the A.P.O.”

Activity Professionals of Ontario

American Health Care Association

“You truly transformed the group. They were so energized and positive it was hard to believe they had been through a four-day convention”

American Health Care Association

Environmental Care, Inc.

“In all my years as a Senior Executive planning sales meetings, I have never had overwhelming kudos, high fives and positive comments about a speaker until you spoke for our group at the National Sales Meeting. You were unique because of the thoroughness of your research and how you incorporated your knowledge of our company into your presentation. Your humor and wit were absolutely top notch and right on!”

Environmental Care, Inc.

National Management Assn

“Thanks for a great keynote presentation … and for making me look good. Everything you said you would deliver you did – and more. Your tips on how to use humor in the workplace were right on. Keep making people laugh – they need in now more than ever.”

National Management Assn

Michigan Municipal League.

“How awesome you are! Talk about professionalism! Several members commented about how impressed they were with all the research you did. …. I also like the way you were able to take information from a very intense business meeting and turn it into a fun time for all. Thank you! Keep up the good work!”

Michigan Municipal League.

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