Chris Ward of State Farm calls Decker Communications a Must for Any Leader

Program Feedback

We guarantee the quality and impact of our programs. Our program scores and feedback are a testament to our work.

After each program participants rate the following statements on a scale from 1 (strongly disagree) to 10 (strongly agree):

  1. The Decker Program will help me get better results with my communications.
  2. The Decker Program will help me better organize my messages.
  3. This Program gave me tools that will increase my readiness to speak.
  4. I gained valuable insight during the Private Coaching.
  5. I can immediately apply Decker Method™ tools to my communications.
  6. I’m going to recommend the Decker Program to others.

We provide quantitative feedback by compiling results from the above questions, and also qualitative feedback generated from participant quotes. Clients receive a summary of the feedback immediately following each program. This promotes follow up from managers and a way to calculate the return on investment.

Below is some feedback we’ve received from our latest programs.

“As a 30+ year professional, I would have to rate this as one of the top two training programs I have ever participated in.”

Cindy Lauber-Huber, Bayer, September 13, 2012


“What an excellent class! I would highly recommend Decker training to anyone at any stage in their career. The class would be an awesome team building activity, or just a great opportunity to grow and refine your public speaking skills.”

Allison Bowen, Rally Software, September 6, 2012


“Super hands-on and quick feedback made me feel like I made a lot of progress in a short amount of time.”

Libor Michalek, YouTube, August 30, 2012


“Great investment! This program provided insight and skills I can apply immediately.”

Jeff Carkhuff, Itron Inc., August 22, 2012


“Out of all the classes I have taken at my company, this was the one that I feel will really help me in moving ahead with my career.”

Janelle Brooklynn, Lam Research, August 9, 2012


“The instructors did a phenomenal job; They armed me with techniques to improve, and captured my attention during this learning experience.”

Andy Galea, Hewlett-Packard, August 9, 2012


“Everyone can benefit from this, no matter how experienced or skilled. There will be something that one can improve.”

Patrick Luby, Charles Schwab & Co., July 24, 2012


“One of the most effective seminars I’ve ever attended.”

Noelle Burrill Vidal, Kaiser Permanente, July 17, 2012


“Awesome program! This is a must-attend!”

Nitin Ananda, Cisco Systems, July 18, 2012


“I really dislike speaking in public groups. Today I feel like I have tools to combat my fears.”

Pete Larsen, Brocade Communications, July 18, 2012


“A great way to begin communicating effectively. Before Decker I was only talking, but now I am communicating.”

Jigar Shah, Cisco Systems, July 17, 2012


“I have been through a number of leadership/communications courses and this one is by far the most applicable course I have ever had. Great learning methodology and critical feedback. I would recommend to anyone who thinks they need help and even those that think they are good.”

Trevor Land, Stryker, July 17, 2012


“The Decker program was outstanding. In just one day I saw significant improvement in my speaking skills. I will apply many of the concepts learned daily. The instructors were outstanding!”

Tony Perazzo, Grant Thornton, July 11, 2012


“The program kept me engaged and eager to learn all day.”

Amanda Hurley, Grant Thornton, July 11, 2012


“Decker was a great experience. It made me aware of how I carry myself and how I come across to others. Decker training gave me the insight and skills to sound credible and to accurately and efficiently present information.”

Amelia Schrader, Rally Software, June 27, 2012


“The Decker Made to Stick Messaging program was fun and engaging. I learned a great deal about making memorable impressions.”

-Salman Jiva, Altera, June 20, 2012


“This was a fantastic course driven by program leaders with passion and knowledge for this topic. Decker brought me out of my comfort zone to one where I have confidence to deliver.”

-Aaron Gallavan, Bechtel Corporation, June 15, 2012


“I am amazed that in only two days I went from being terrified to speak in public to someone with confidence who would now volunteer to speak in the future. Also, I like that I have two specific weaknesses to constantly improve upon.”

-Tiffani Bifulco, Brocade Systems, Inc., June 13, 2012


“I did not yawn once. The most engaging communication training I have ever done.”

-Chris Curwood, Onyx, June 12, 2012


“The Decker Made to Stick Messaging program is an excellent class that makes dramatic improvements in the ways you communicate in a short amount of time. It helps you create impactful messages for real situations to help influence and spread your ideas.”

-Avniash Patil, Hewlett-Packard, June 11, 2012


“This is a fabulous way to diagnose your communication weaknesses and identify a cure.”

-Gregory Finlay, Fidelity Investments, June 7, 2012


“This is an outstanding program for improving communications for all levels of leaders. It is not only insightful, but most importantly, actionable. I highly recommend this course for even the most experienced speaker.”

-Pamela Norley, Fidelity Investments, June 7, 2012


“In a matter of 48 hours, my presentation delivery and presence went from a five to a ten. I am aware of my weaknesses and am on the road to perfecting my craft.”

-Danielle Kramer, AOL, June 5, 2012


“This sticky messaging course inspired me to communicate, write, speak more clearly, but most importantly it gave me the foolproof tools to do so.”

-Kate Kasch, Wrigley, May 24, 2012


“I was truly apprehensive before attending, but the program leader and coach were fantastic. The difference and confidence from my first video, to the final speech of Day 2 was astounding. The difference was definitely being given the tools to succeed with. I would highly recommend the program to anyone.”

-James Orfe, Charles Schwab & Co., May 22, 2012


“Great sticky messaging program for anyone looking to improve their ability to influence others in a meaningful way!”

-Quinn Merritt, Toyota Financial, May 10, 2012


“My participation in this program could not have come at a better time. I am in the process of preparing a very difficult and critical presentation. What I learned today will help me to be successful and influential in that endeavor. Thank you!”

-Dennis Gonzalez, Christus Health, April 19, 2012


“Excellent 1 Day workshop to bring everyone in the organization together to learn to communicate more effectively.”

-Jay Levy, United States Army, March 29, 2012


“A must for any corporate communications team.”

-Jessica Mason, YouTube, February 17, 2012


Updated September 2012