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Third Time’s a Charm: Jeff Yalden Inspires Hudson Falls High School

On April 11, youth motivational speaker Jeff Yalden arrived at Hudson Falls High School in Hudson Falls, New York, where he kicked off the school’s career day with one of his hard-hitting assemblies. For Yalden, the third time was the charm. “Weather prevented the first two attempts,” he said, adding that he was on his […]

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High School Motivational Speaker Mesmerizes Lena Student Leadership

Best Youth Motivational Speaker Inspires in Lena, Wisconsin Jeff Yalden Delivers at Wisconsin Student Council Event By all accounts, the school district in the Village of Lena, Wisconsin is a small one – consisting of an elementary school, a combined middle and high school and an alternative school with a total population of just over […]

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South Vermillion High School Inspired

The Perfect High School Motivational Speaker My first school assembly was in April of 1992.  Yes! I said 1992.  I was a Marine stationed at Cecil Field Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, FL.  During my tour in Florida, besides guarding nuclear weapons, I was also the Training NCO. One day a phone call came in […]

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A Simple Way to Make Better Life Choices

All teens and youth want to know how to make better life choices, right?  Youth Speaker and Teen Life Coach Jeff Yalden makes it really simple for you. TAKE TIME TO THINK. I wouldn’t be taking the time to say this if I didn’t think it was necessary. Hey – just make the right choice. […]

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Why Should I Love You if You Don’t Love Yourself?

I had an awesome week.  I spoke everywhere from Pittsburgh, PA, to Albany, to Wyoming, and then I finished off in Denver. I’ve got the greatest job in the world. As motivational speaker for teens, I got to speak to over 6,000 students, teachers and educators this week. My question for you In every high […]

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Sportsmanship Speaks LOUD in Montana High School Basketball

            I’ve been invited to come to Montana and speak at Cut Bank High School and Conrad High School on Friday, March 1 and Monday, March 4. I arrived just in time for the boys basketball sectionals to start too.  Why would Peter Hamilton, high school principal at Cut Bank […]

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