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Motivational Delivery
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Personal Marketing
Simple and profitable marketing techniques and ideas to explode your business - that's what George Torok delivers.


Your presentations were both entertaining and informative giving our customers simple ideas to use everyday to grow their business. Effective marketing is the key to success and your presentations will help our retailers reach their business goals.
Sherry Gibson
Marketing Associate
Vineco International Products LTD



I would like to thank you for your professional and passionate presentation. Your presentation made me feel refreshed and invigorated to continue with the on-going struggle to be recognized and perceived as a good, fair and valuable individual. Your knowledge and expertise on this topic, along with your conviction sold me on the importance of "Promoting Brand Me."
Dorian Vendramin, C.P.P.
PMAC Toronto District



Your ideas and inspiration have really hit home. We are always learning. Personal examples for me include, Stephen Covey's "7 Habits", Anthony Robbins' "Awaken the Giant Within" and Robert's "Strategy - Pure and Simple" Your book "Secrets of Power Marketing" is definitely one of those propelling books that will make a difference. Thank you for your inspirational presentation.
Andrew MacLeod
Rotary



The comments from the delegates were very positive. In particular many commented on the importance of the five strategies and your inspirational and upbeat presentation style. Several recommend we invite you back next year.
Barbara Siskin
Total Public Sector Marketing Conference
International Training and Management Company



You were both inspirational and informative and we have had nothing but positive comments from our membership. We look forward to having you speak at another event in the future!
Terri Flindal
Kingston Chamber of Commerce



I complement you on your choice of speaker. I came away re-energized about my work. I thought he was excellent and everything he said had relevance for everyone in the room.
Barbara Yates
Marketing and Communication
Canadian Yachting Association



To be able to keep the attention of 150 real estate sales representatives and mangers for over 90 minutes, you have to be knowledgeable and you have to be convincing! George, you were that and more. Our people got your message that marketing one-self is a continuous and multi dimensional effort.
Duncan McLeod
Area Manager
Royal Lepage



I enjoyed you so much that I bought your book. I'm sure I will glean as much from it as I did from your speech.
Patricia McCain
President
McCain Employment Services Inc.



The presentation you made was superb. Your enthusiasm was infectious, your suggestions invaluable and your anecdotes and humour delightful.
Mark Berkowitz
Exec-U-Net Canada



CPSA presents over 150 events across the country in a year, and you are the most professional speaker I've ever had the pleasure of working with. And I'm not the only one who feels that way. In fact almost 90% of the audience rated your content and/or delivery as Excellent.
Anne Babej
Director Professional Development
CPSA Sales Institute



The Chamber has received rave reviews from our membership regarding the event.
Amanda Roffey
Oshawa Chamber of Commerce Association



I found your message very relevant and useful not only in its business application but also in its interpersonal relations aspect. Thank you for your support of the Orangeville chamber of Commerce
Beverly Kearns
CTC Orangeville Travel



To be able to attain such a great insight into the skill of marketing and have developed a skill to effectively communicate your message. You are a living example of how talent and a system combined can create success.
Tierney Culmer
Education Director
The Promotions Productions Association of Canada



Our sincere appreciation for your entertaining and educational speech at our seminar on Power Marketing. Your presentation was well received, informative, knowledgeable and straightforward and I know our members enjoyed your candid and humourous comments.
Jo-Ann Orth
Hamilton Chamber of Commerce



I usually have great difficulty sitting through most workshops without starting to fidget. I could have sat in your class and listened for untold hours. - my attention was totally caught by the way you made your points so quickly and with relevance to everyone in the class. Your Marketing on a Shoestring binder is a masterpiece - every time I look through it I discover new ideas and reinforcement.
Elaine Charal
Positive Strokes



Too often I have experienced workshops that contain great information that unfortunately could not be applied to the smaller organizations, but not so with you. I have already put to good use a few of your ideas and forward to an exciting future marketing our organization in a new and different manner.
Kay Quirt
Public Relations
Regional Hospice of Quinte



The students will benefit from your suggestions and advice on how best to present themselves and their abilities to employers, colleagues and clients in the future. Comments: "excellent speaker - dynamic tools/ strategy" "George has a different view of the corporate world than I do, so I appreciate this disparate viewpoint."
Sandra McCance
Queens School of Business
MBA for Science and Technology



Our chamber is still receiving kudos for hosting you and your, "Secrets of Power Marketing" seminar. You were a definite hit, providing valuable easy-to-implement information in your relaxed and humourous presentation style.
Debbi M. Nicholson
President & CEO
Sudbury Chamber of Commerce



Your comments were right on the mark! It is the little things that make a difference. You have raised the bar in the marketing of insurance in Durham Region.
Keith Miller
Past President
Insurance Brokers Association of Durham Region



George is a lively and stimulating presenter. I gained valuable information and he provided great guidelines for the upcoming year… I found George Torok's presentation invigorating. I strongly suggest that you read Secrets of Power Marketing. It is straightforward, pragmatic, and filled with ideas and examples.
TLOMA Toronto Law Office Management Association




Presentation Skills
How to deliver million-dollar presentations - that's what George Torok demonstrates.


George gave us a great example of how it's done from opening to closing. 100% rated him as excellent. Great content - really helpful.
Farah Allen-Goldson
Programs
HRPAO



Thank you for your fabulous presentation on how to "Present Yourself with Power". Your sense of humour and ability to express yourself clearly made the presentation so effective and easy to understand. I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in improving their skills.
Alexandra Morris, C.P.P.
Director of Program
Purchasing Managements Association - Mississauga



Thank your for presenting an informative, enlightening seminar on Powerful Presentations. I had many positive comments from colleagues including:
"George Torok was excellent. He certainly kept my interest and I learned several tips."
"George is an excellent speaker."
"George Torok proves that public speaking can be entertaining, to the point and completed on time."
"George led an informative and thoughtful discussion in a very entertaining package. Not only did I learn was to improve my presentation skills, but also to improve my day-to-day communication."
Kathleen D'Amico
McMaster Alumni Association



Your presentation on "Present with Power - how to get your message across with impact" was a genuine eye opener for many of us. Your knowledge and expertise was reflected in the way you conducted the presentation and the audience's enthusiastic reaction. In addition to your good advice, we particularly enjoyed you sense of humour.
Monika Nowak & Sacha Lenroot
Co-Directors of Programs
CHMSE



George made me feel comfortable about getting up in front of people by walking us through the major fears of a public speaker and how to overcome them. For me, I realize how important eye contact and body language is in conveying my message properly.
Brian Hustler
Hamilton Jaycees



I thought I knew all there was to know about presenting, but George's presentation gave me some great ideas for the more advanced speaker as well. Grabbing our attention and leaving us with something to remember the presentation was easy for George.
Jennifer Smiley
The Hamilton Jaycees



Your enthusiasm shone through and your presentation was informative and positive.
Kathy Bissell
St Catharines Chamber of Commerce



The feeling of confidence and knowledge gained by our members as they left the seminar was evident. Your presentation was rated from good to excellent in all categories. Any firm wishing to improve presentations made by their employees would certainly gain from your knowledge and skills
Ruth Burkholder
President and CEO
Markham Board of Trade



Your presentation not only told us, but showed us how to inform, entertain and move to action - and as Toronto's future business leader, these are skills we will find of tremendous value both now and in the future. We enjoyed the warmth and humour of your presentation and would welcome having you back again.
Sandro Cavaliere
Vice President
Board of Trade young Professionals



Your remarks were honest, insightful and inspiring, and based on the feedback very useful as they operate their business. Your presentation was also dynamic and humorous. I would certainly recommend your presentation to other organizations looking for a charismatic speaker.
Kyrtyne Buryta
Hamilton Chamber of Commerce



Thank you for your entertaining & informative message to our members. Many remarked to me about your upbeat style and felt they personally gained from your presentation hints.
Dave Cage
Stoney Creek Chamber of Commerce



My listeners and I enjoyed the tips and information you offered about public speaking and giving presentations, and a few of our sale reps mention that they learned a few thing from you.
Lisa Brandt
Host & Entertainment Editor
CHML 900 Radio



You provided valuable content, entertained us, and demonstrated both a clear understanding and a humility for the science and art of presentation skills.
Paul Bates
Dean
DeGroote School of Business




Creativity
Creativity and creative problem solving. Innovation, fun and profit - that's what George Torok delivers.


Our group as you know consisted of "new kids on the block" as well as many "old timers." Your message encouraged everyone to think outside of the box. Your delivery style combined the perfect mix of humour, audience involvement and outright enthusiasm. Thank you for tailoring so much of your repertoire into a meaningful and mind opening presentation.
Terry Barrett
General Manager
Marketing and Sales, Canada
LTV Copperweld



It was excellent - opened doors - "ah-ha." CBA received an overwhelming amount of positive feedback. It was a pleasure to work with you and we look forward to future opportunities.
Sheryl M. McKean
Executive Director
Canadian Booksellers Association



We had over 1,400 satisfied customers at this convention. Your presentation made a deep impact on their minds and hearts.
Terrence J. McCann
Executive Director
Toastmasters International



You are to be commended for the fabulous job you did to keep us on track and focused. We appreciated your helping us to think creatively and to work together to set the groundwork for our year ahead.
Irene Wood
President Flamborough Chamber of Commerce



Thank you for your informative and thought provoking presentation on "Finding and Implementing Innovative Solutions." The take-away signs were a big hit. Since then we see them posted in various locations within our companies.
Lorna Squires
Canadian Manufacturers of Chemical Specialties Association



Your presentation on Creative Problem Solving was simply amazing. Your presentation was very informative. You were very professional. Your ability to hold the audience captive with your wit and humour was truly appreciated.
Angie J. Anderson
Young Entrepreneurs Association of Canada



Thank you for sharing your knowledge with our members in your dynamic presentation about the Creative Thinking Process. It certainly had everyone thinking about that little aha!
Brian Ardron
The Toronto Club of Printing house Craftsmen Inc



Thank you for accommodating the ever-growing number for your sessions. Your rating on Creative Problem Solving was 10/10. One can't do any better than that. Delegates commented that you were dynamic, well informed, funny and enthusiastic. Thank you for your enthusiastic and creative training.
Delmaire Scherloski
Certified General Accountants Association of Ontario



I can appreciate the difficulty in finding speakers who are innovative, dynamic and leading edge. George Torok, conducted an interactive session on Creative Problem Solving entitles, "Celebrate the Fool in You." we found the session to be enjoyable and informative. His enthusiasm is refreshing and I would recommend him as a guest speaker or seminar leader to any organization.
Krystyna McLennan, President
OSTD, South Central Chapter



His enthusiastic and entertaining style was contagious and in very short order we responded eagerly to his invitations and participated in the puzzles and riddles he offered. I walked away feeling rejuvenated and determined to use my imagination more fully.
Leah A. Jones, C.I.M.
Canadian Institute of Management




Practical
What to do and how to do - that's what George Torok clarifies.


CPSA presents over 150 events across the country in a year, and you are the most professional speaker I've ever had the pleasure of working with. And I'm not the only one who feels that way. In fact almost 90% of the audience rated your content and/or delivery as Excellent.
Anne Babej
Director Professional Development
CPSA Sales Institute



This is the second time that I hired you to speak to our people. That speaks to my high confidence in you, your style and your message. That also speaks to my satisfaction. I would hire you again - because I know I can count on your results. You have a fantastic way of simplifying complex ideas, clarifying practical techniques and exciting cautious people.
John Porter
President
Tradebank Inc.



Your interactive, thought-provoking delivery hit just the right notes with the audience of small business owners-managers who, in wearing several responsibility hats, can overlook essential requirements for systematic, programmatic marketing. Your message was refreshing - an awakening call which will undoubtedly will resonate with them in their quest for continuing business success.
Paul F. DeCarlo
President
Pandeco Management Inc



You presented marketing insights, principles and ideas to a group of CEO's from an organization that I belong to. I was so impressed by your presentation that I signed up to see you again and brought my entire sales and management team with me.
Bill Hotrum
President
HMT Sales Tax Consultants Inc.



I found your message very relevant and useful not only in its business application but also in its interpersonal relations aspect. Thank you for your support of the Orangeville chamber of Commerce
Beverly Kearns
CTC Orangeville Travel



Too often I have experienced workshops that contain great information that unfortunately could not be applied to the smaller organizations, but not so with you. I have already put to good use a few of your ideas and forward to an exciting future marketing our organization in a new and different manner.
Kay Quirt
Public Relations
Regional Hospice of Quinte



Your work with our Directors was just what we wanted and I appreciated that fact that you used your extensive knowledge in a coaching style delivery. Comments: "I loved the course! Absolutely brilliant. I am also glad that it was a small session and we received a lot of personal attention."
"The best presentation skills training I've been on. He was good and the course was well organized."
Carol Ford
Training and Development Specialists
Bombardier Aerospace




Humor and Entertainment
Funny, engaging and provocative - that's how George Torok delivers.


I enjoyed your personal anecdotes and your self-effacing humour but what stands out for me the most are two things:
1. The thought that has gone into understanding and the simple way of conveying why and how marketing can work the best for use. This helps us to understand it.
2. Your passion. It shows. It catches. It connects. This helps us to do it.
Bill Hotrum
President
HMT Sales Tax Consultants Inc.



The presentation you made was superb. The presentation you made was superb. Your enthusiasm was infectious, your suggestions invaluable and your anecdotes and humour delightful.
Mark Berkowitz
Exec-U-Net Canada



To be able to keep the attention of 150 real estate sales representatives and mangers for over 90 minutes, you have to be knowledgeable and you have to be convincing! George You were that and more. Our people got your message that marketing one-self is a continuous and multi dimensional effort.
Duncan McLeod
Area Manager
Royal Lepage



My sales brokers were not only presented with excellent, usable material that they can apply in their daily work, but they were also thoroughly entertained - what a rare combination.
Dan Lawrie, President & C.E.O
Dan Lawrie Insurance



Our sincere appreciation for your entertaining and educational speech at our seminar on Power Marketing. Your presentation was well received, informative, knowledgeable and straightforward and I know our members enjoyed your candid and humourous comments.
Jo-Ann Orth
Hamilton Chamber of Commerce



Our chamber is still receiving kudos for hosting you and your, "secrets of Power Marketing" seminar. You were a definite hit, providing valuable easy-to-implement information in your relaxed and humourous presentation style.
Debbi M. Nicholson
President & CEO
Sudbury Chamber of Commerce



The presentation you made was superb. Your enthusiasm was infectious, your suggestions invaluable and your anecdotes and humour delightful.
Mark Berkowitz
Exec-U-Net Canada



George is a lively and stimulating presenter. I gained valuable information and he provided great guidelines for the upcoming year… I found George Torok's presentation invigorating. I strongly suggest that you read Secrets of Power Marketing. It is straightforward, pragmatic, and filled with ideas and examples.
TLOMA Toronto Law Office Management Association



Your thought-provoking message was presented in a truly entertaining fashion. You did a great job encouraging audience participation. Through all the fun, you could sense that our members took your message to heart.
Irene Wood
President
Flamborough Chamber of Commerce



The message that you delivered to our students was so important to their future success. They must be good at what they do - and they must deliver their message in the most effective way - if they want to win. You delivered that message so well with your captivating stories, clear insights and self-effacing humour.
Paul Bates
Dean
DeGroote School of Business



Your direct and challenging manner talks to everyone in the audience - even at the risk of leaving some feeling slightly uncomfortable. This feeling of an urgent need to change can be that way.
Bill Hotrum
President
HMT Sales Tax Consultants Inc.




Keynote Speeches
Professional, poignant and passionate keynotes - that's George Torok's style.


A tremendous success. Your keynote address was nothing short of excellent. I will be pleased to not only engage your services in the future but recommend that others do the same.
Thomas W. Porter
Regional Director
Tradebank Canada



Thank you for your important presentation to both our Western and Eastern Retailer conferences this year. Our retailers greatly appreciated your meaningful ideas and insights and many comment that your presentation was the highlight of the conference.
Sherry Gibson
Marketing Associate
Vineco International Products LTD



The speaker not to be missed George Torok gave us a compelling presentation on how to deliver a message with impact.
Suzanne Wredenhagen
Board of Trade Young Professionals



George was motivating and inspiring to the group. I've been to many effective speaking seminars but this one has been the most concise and informative all in one.
Lisa Ulrich
President, The Hamilton Junior Chamber of Commerce



George did an excellent job at the convention.
Patricia Ball, CSP, CPAE
Past national president National Speakers Association




Workshops and Training programs
Practical skill-building tips and techniques - that's George Torok for content.


Your information was great! You gave delegates a fantastic presentation that presented solid training in a highly entertaining package. As one delegate raved, "This stuff was gold."
Anne Babej
Director, Professional Development
Canadian Professional Sales Association



Your work with our Directors was just what we wanted and I appreciated that fact that you used your extensive knowledge in a coaching style delivery. Comments: "I loved the course! Absolutely brilliant. I am also glad that it was a small session and we received a lot of personal attention."
"The best presentation skills training I've been on. He was good and the course was well organized."
Carol Ford
Training and Development Specialists
Bombardier Aerospace



Very easily understood. Good delivery by George. Superior. Clear Energetic. Excellent presenting method and course. Going to be very useful. Real knowledge of what he was saying. Common sense was exercised in what he said and did. George is an excellent instructor, very helpful and enthusiastic.
Monica Shurgold
Excutive Director
Kitac



I usually have great difficulty sitting through most workshops without starting to fidget. I could have sat in your class and listened for untold hours. - my attention was totally caught by the way you made your points so quickly and with relevance to everyone in the class. Your marketing on a Shoestring binder is a masterpiece - every time I look through it I discover new ideas and reinforcement.
Elaine Charal
Positive Strokes



Your seminar has been the most helpful seminar that I have attended in the longest time.
Angela Mackie
Branch Operations
Royal Lepage



In three hours he gave us the essentials of presenting in a great handout to take back. I just wish we had made it an all day seminar. George would have held my attention for a whole day - no problem. Let's have him back.
Jason Stares
President Kitchener-Waterloo Jaycees



George did a superb job at our Forum. His evaluations were outstanding, over the 90th percentile in all instructional rating areas.
Barbara Ann Maestro, Education Manager
National Institute of Governmental Purchasing Inc.



Thank you for your insightful and enthusiastic presentation. Having spent a fun and interesting day with you, our staff now understands the fundamental principles of working well with new and existing customers.
Joseph Critelli
President
Critelli's Fine Furniture




Inspirational and motivational delivery
Inspirational and motivational - that's George Torok's delivery style.


"He's hot. He's Electric. He's Dynamic. He's George!"
Kathleen D'Amico
McMaster Alumni Association



You were both inspirational and informative and we have had nothing but positive comments from our membership. We look forward to having you speak at another event in the future!
Terri Flindal
Kingston Chamber of Commerce



Not only did you entertain them - you inspired them to action. And you showed them simple and effective things they can do to improve their business bottom line.
Sid Kenmir, Executive Director
ACCRO Services



George was motivating and inspiring to the group. I've been to many effective-speaking seminars but this one has been the most concise and informative all in one.
Lisa Ulrich
President, The Hamilton Junior Chamber of Commerce



Your ideas and inspiration have really hit home. We are always learning. Personal examples for me include, Stephen Covey's 7 Habits, Anthony Robbin's Awaken the Giant Within and Robert's "strategy - Pure and Simple" Your book Secrets of Power Marketing is definitely one of those propelling books that will make a difference. Thank you for your inspirational presentation.
Andrew MacLeod
Rotary



The presentation you made was superb. Your enthusiasm was infectious, your suggestions invaluable and your anecdotes and humour delightful.
Mark Berkowitz
Exec-U-Net Canada




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