Discovering Jan has been an experience of being ‘mused’
"Jan Phillips, woman, artist, former sister, teacher, and muse, brings all of these experiences into her writing, and personal workshops. As Dominican Sister and as a working artist, I can resonate with the passion, energy and depth of spirituality that is exhibited in her writing and in her workshops. Discovering Jan has been an experience of being 'mused'."
Joeann Daley, OP, Milwaukee, WI March 10, 2016
She was funny, profound, compelling
"When Jan spoke in Key West, the audience was riveted. She was funny, profound, compelling—and when she finished, the entire room rose to give her a standing ovation. We knew then we wanted her at all the Prophets Conferences."
Robin Haines and Cody Johnson Prophets Conference founders March 14, 2016
Jan helped to forge a group of fine individuals into a first rate team
"Jan helped to forge a group of fine individuals into a first rate team. Everyone that participated in her training was glad for the experience and recognized that it resulted in real organizational progress and maturity."
Ben Dillingham III San Diego Human Dignity Foundation March 14, 2016
Jan’s workshop is an uplifting experience
"There are many people presenting workshops on creativity these days, but few can match the power of Jan Phillips. Jan's workshop is an uplifting experience for anyone seeking to live a more creative life."
Daniel Douglas, Minister Unity Church of Today, Syracuse, NY March 14, 2016
I came away refreshed and reawakened
"I came away refreshed and reawakened to the pure joy of creativity as it was expressed in your talk, your ideas, and so beautifully in your music. I discovered renewed power for all that I want and live to do."
Linda Loomis Communications Director, State University of NY, Oswego March 14, 2016
Jan Phillips is an extraordinarily creative, insightful, clear presenter
"Jan Phillips is an extraordinarily creative, insightful, clear presenter who can keep any audience riveted with mind-blowing facts and research, with colorful stories and anecdotes, and with wisdom garnered from diverse contexts around the world. She is unquestionably one of the best presenters I have experienced in my 25 years in higher education, and, on top of that, her presentations and workshops range across an incredible array of fascinating topics -- creativity, leadership, spirituality, entrepreneurship, original thinking, personal and social transformation, training, self-expression, photography. She can bring both meaningful learning and sincere joy to any university context. If you seek a speaker who can captivate your school, department, unit, or other university context, and also bring real, practical ideas that lead to satisfying transformation, you can't do better than Jan."
William S. Howe, III, Ph.D. Director, LEAD, University of California San Diego March 14, 2016
Praise for No Ordinary Time
"You will keep sentences in your mind, on your bulletin board, in your pocket and in your heart."
In reference to Jan's book No Ordinary Time
Gloria Steinem March 6, 2016
The universal response to Jan’s day long presentation was so enthusiastic!
"The universal response to Jan's day long presentation of "The Word, The Image, The Story: Tools of Transformation was so enthusiastic! Jan is an inspirational speaker and leader who has the ability to engage and encourage others' creative processes. Through poetry, compelling images, stories, and invitations to explore one's own inner wealth of experience, she was able to draw out even those who were convinced they were not "creative"! The time she spent with us was too short!"
Jeanette Weychert, SSJ, Ph.D. Emmaus House Ministries, Ocean Grove, NJ March 10, 2016
Every day was inspiring and fulfilling
"What inspired me most was the way Jan got us into the mood of reflection and expression. She took me places I never went before. Every day was inspiring and fulfilling."
Sylvia Bielen, OP March 10, 2016
Jan’s Facilitator Training was beyond all expectations
"Jan's Facilitator Training was beyond all expectations. It helped me to gain clarity and insight about my book project and writing career. I gained insight in facilitator techniques just watching her in action. Jan is incredibly intuitive, insightful and honest with her guidance and feedback."
Patti Chaffee Writer / Chaplain March 13, 2016