The classroom atmosphere was electric!
"After listening to Jan’s talk, there was slight pause, then all the students rose to give Jan a standing ovation. The emotion, the enthusiasm, and appreciation were almost palpable, and the classroom atmosphere was electric! I recommend Jan as a speaker without reservation!"
Verne Sugarman Chairperson, Psychology Department, Onondaga Community College March 14, 2016
Jan’s retreat was full, stimulating and challenging
"Jan's retreat was full, stimulating and challenging, It nourished my soul!"
Lorelle Elcock (Prioress-elect) Dominicans of Hope March 10, 2016
Your seminar changed my whole attitude about my work as a photographer
"Your week-long seminar at Pendle Hill years ago changed my whole attitude about my work as a photographer, and since then I have joined 4 camera clubs and have won many awards. Thank you so much. Hope you will continue to bring out the best in all of us just being you."
Genie Sachs March 14, 2016
Jan revealed for me the “vision” planted in my innermost being
"Jan's facilitator weekend revealed for me with greater clarity the "vision” planted in my innermost being."
Sandy Matttuci March 13, 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’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
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
Jan is brilliant, fun and will have you producing things you never thought possible!
"Jan is brilliant, fun and will have you producing things you never thought possible! Jan embodies a wealth of information which she readily shares. She listened to me goals then reflected back an infinite variety of ways to achieve them. Taking her weekend retreat was the beginning of a beautiful journey for me!"
Laurie Wood, Joyologist March 13, 2016
Jan entered into my head and heart
"Jan entered into my head and heart and helped me recognize what I needed to do to resolve my doubts and move beyond my perceived limits."
Marty Espinola Founder of Light Effects Workshop March 13, 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