“To say he was outstanding is an understatement since 70% of the evaluations of our 100+ student leaders stated his seminar had the greatest impact!”
— Barbara Hawkins, Executive Director, Texas Association of Developing Colleges
“UNT Dallas will definitely utilize James in its future programming for student leadership, motivation, financial freedom, and personal excellence!”
— John Daniels, Student Activities Coordinator, University of North Texas
“James Bird Guess rocks! Great speaker for small business”
— Cherie Gordon, Manager Diverse Business Enterprise, BNSF Railway Inc.
“I was thoroughly impressed with the message and delivery. I spoke with my boss this morning and he really likes the idea of private training for our supervisors and managers.”
— Bryan Faircloth, Manufacturing Manager, Bradleys Inc.
“You’re a star, great job!” — Former Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert & Former CEO of Tuner Construction Inc.
“Went to the office and someone already commented on how they are utilizing what they learned in the training.”
— Phillip Ellison, Executive Director, Spring Independent School District
“Your inspiring talk was certainly a hit with the students. We were very fortunate to have had the opportunity to listen to and process your words. They were universal regarding age, race, culture and educational experience. Thank YOU for being here.”
— Dr. Pat Moeck, Faculty Member, University of North Texas at Dallas
“I want you to know that the training was a total success. I’ve gotten good feedback and it was so engaging and informative. Everyone spoke highly of you.”
— Janet Lambert, Human Resources Director, U.S. Department of Energy
“Feedback from staff, adult mentors and parents – spoke to Guess’ training workshop as engaging, educational, and rewarding. With stellar responses, we had to bring Mr. Guess back for another training workshop.”
– Sandrea Shields, Director of Education & Enrichment, Big Brothers Big Sisters
“James, I want to thank you again for the job that you did for us at our final parent meeting of the year. You made me look good. We wanted to end the year well…with a heavy hitter…and you hit it out of the park. Thank you.”
— Gwen Fleming, Program Director, Turner Twelve Inc.
“I truly enjoyed your motivating words at the school! I admire your story and you are great inspiration to those of us who have experienced any adversity in our lives. You are the epitome of the American Dream”
—Jessica Pollard, Student, El Centro College
“Initially my thinking was that this would be a seminar reiterating some information that is common knowledge. It turned out to be just the opposite. It was as if we were catapulted to one of Anthony Robbins’ top of the line info galas!”
– Rodney Jackson, Dallas, TX Seminar Attendee