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Teens: Lose Your Ego!

When I was 18 years old, I was searching for meaning in life and looking for understanding and direction. I found myself at a point where I was walking around with a chip on my shoulder. As we become teenagers, we start wondering where our lives are going to take us and this is when we […]

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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 Inspires the Students of Cambridge High School in Cambridge, IL

On March 20, 2013, Youth Motivational Speaker Jeff Yalden brought inspiration and healing to the community of Cambridge, Illinois. Approximately 250 people gathered in the gymnasium of the Cambridge High School. This included around 75 Junior High students in 7th and 8th grade and 130 High School students in grades 9-12. Upon arrival, Jeff was […]

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Jeff Yalden Connects with the Junior High Students at Central School in Kewanee, IL

On March 20, 2013 Youth Motivational Speaker Jeff Yalden visited Central Junior High School in Kewanee, Illinois. Approximately 260 7th and 8th grade students and teachers sat mesmerized for over an hour as Jeff shared his message with them. The theme of the program was “Social Emotional Learning” (SEL) and the goal was to help […]

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Jeff Yalden Shares His Passion and Energy With East Leyden High School in Franklin Park, IL

On March 19, 2013 Youth Motivational Speaker Jeff Yalden brought his message to East Leyden High School in Franklin Park, Illinois. East Leyden High School has a very beautiful, diverse student population. There were approximately 1,750 students who were divided into two separate assemblies. The students were all extremely friendly and respectful. Jeff had been […]

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Jeff Yalden’s Heart is Touched at West Leyden High School in Northlake, IL

On March 18, 2013 Youth Motivational Speaker Jeff Yalden  shared his message with West Leyden High School in Northlake, Illinois. Initially we weren’t sure what the atmosphere would be like, given that West Leyden is a big school in a Chicago suburb. The population is greater than 80% Hispanic. There are a lot of single […]

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Jeff Yalden Encourages Leaders at the Rhode Island Recreation and Parks Association (RIRPA) Annual Conference

On March 15th, Youth Motivational Speaker Jeff Yalden was the Keynote Speaker at the Rhode Island Recreation and Parks Association (RIRPA) 2013 Annual Conference and Tradeshow at the Baypoint Hotel and Conference Center in Portsmouth, RI. Approximately 40-50 adult leaders from various recreation departments throughout the state of Rhode Island enjoyed listening to Jeff’s message. […]

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Jeff Yalden Inspires Athletes at the NHIAA Student Leadership Conference

On March 14th, International Youth Motivational Speaker Jeff Yalden was the Keynote Speaker for the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association (NHIAA) Student Leadership Conference. The event was held at the Courtyard Marriot in Concord, NH. Approximately 18 years ago, Jeff was a soccer and basketball coach at Hollis Brookline High School in New Hampshire. He […]

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Jeff Yalden Brings His Message to Smithfield High School for “Respect Week”

On March 14, 2013, Youth Motivational Speaker Jeff Yalden visited Smithfield High School in Smithfield, Rhode Island during “Respect Week”. The administration had asked Jeff to help teach students to respect themselves as well as their peers, teachers and parents. Approximately 850 students in grades 9-12 filled the auditorium for the high school assembly. In […]

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