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Jeff Yalden Battles Nature To Speak With Maumee HS Students

On Thursday, April 11, Teen Motivational Speaker and Youth Coach Jeff Yalden visited Maumee High School in Maumee, Ohio, located outside of Toledo.  Here, he managed to change the lives of students, despite all of the hardships that had been against him.  Canceled flights, inclement weather, and disrespectful students would have been enough to stop […]

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Jeff Yalden Changes Lives at Tiffin Middle School

“Well, that was an amazing school.”  These are the words that came from Youth Motivational Speaker and Teen Life Coach Jeff Yalden after visiting Tiffin Middle School in Tiffin, Ohio on Tuesday, April 9.  Jeff spoke with the around 700 students from 6th, 7th, and 8th grade, all of which he found to be a […]

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Jeff Yalden Inspires the Students of Keene High School

On Tuesday, April 2, Youth Motivational Speaker and Teen Life Coach Jeff Yalden spoke with the students of Keene High School in southwestern New Hampshire.  He describes it as a beautiful community and had the honor of being with and changing the lives of the students living there. Keene High School is a school with […]

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Jeff Yalden Motivates Moorestown HS Students, Despite the Circumstances

Some days, no matter how badly you want something to go perfect, the odds just seem out of your favor, and making something good out of the circumstances can be very difficult.  This is the kind of day that Youth Motivational Speaker and Teen Life Coach Jeff Yalden experienced during his visit to Moorestown High […]

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Jeff Yalden Rocks the Chartiers STUCO Conference

On Wednesday, March 27, Motivational High School Speaker and Youth Coach Jeff Yalden spoke at the 2013 Chartiers Student Council Conference in Bridgeville, PA.  This event brought around 350 student leaders from Allegany County to Chartiers Valley High School.  This was a time for them to share their high school experiences and engage in workshops […]

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Jeff Yalden Teaches Unexpected Lessons at Clarion University

  On Tuesday, March 26, Youth Motivational Speaker and Teen Life Coach Jeff Yalden spoke at Clarion University in Clarion, Pennsylvania.  He was invited after one alumni member of Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week posted a picture of him on her Twitter feed and the Clarion University student activities director asked about him.  Cody Rapp, the […]

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One Girl Brings the Inspiration of Jeff Yalden to Larned High School

On Monday, March 25, Youth Motivational Speaker and Teen Life Coach Jeff Yalden spoke with the students of Larned High School in Larned, Kansas.  He describes it as “an amazing day,” and none of it could have been possible without the work of one girl. Janae Woods, a junior at Larned HS, was required to […]

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Jeff Yalden Visits Hunterdon High School, Teaches Things That Aren’t on “The Test”

International Youth Motivational Speaker and Teen Life Coach Jeff Yalden was invited to speak at Hunterdon High School in Flemington, New Jersey on Tuesday, March 5.  While his visit was simply intended to accommodate time while 10th and 11th grade students engaged in standardized testing, it was not just another placeholder assembly.  In fact, it […]

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Proud to Be a “Try Hard”: A Teen’s Response to Jeff Yalden’s Latest Motivational Minutes

Have you ever been called a “try hard?” Have you ever been criticized for participating in too many things?  For being too good at something?  For dressing too nice?  As a high school senior in too many activities to fit on a one-page resume, I know just how this feels.  However, if you truly love what […]

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Jeff Yalden Kickstarts March with Montana Students

Over the past week, International Youth Motivational Speaker and Teen Life Coach Jeff Yalden spoke with the students of two high schools in Montana, where he inspired them with life-changing words.  He began his time in Montana last Friday, March 1, at Cut Bank High School, where he spent most of his weekend.  He then […]

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