Compliments

Happiness Studies at Harvard show that complimenting or thanking someone in your network once a day can help make you happier.  

Here is a sample of some of the many hundreds of compliments I’ve received from happy clients I’ve had the privilege of working with and who inspire me daily.

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“I admire you greatly.  In the short time I had the opportunity to experience you it was easy to see that you are a truly amazing person.  In a world filled with selfishness and hostility you stood out like a beacon.  A beacon of life, laughter, love, compassion and understanding. (…) You are a freaking champion Samantha Biron.  A stand alone, one of a kind, salt of the Earth, truly amazing champion. Don’t ever forget that.” Joel Dawes, Manager, Customer Service, Dollco

“I am just finishing reviewing our evaluations from the Conference in Montreal and had to let you know about the OVERWHELMINGLY positive reviews from the attendees! Many commented on what an amazing speaker you are, how fast the 3 hours went (that is a long period of time to keep these kids engaged), it was the best presentation they had seen, and how they learned about themselves and how to communicate with others. Thank you for being so great!” Sue Wood, Canadian 4-H Council, September 24, 2012

“Just a quick note to let you know that the session on stress management given today to us by Samantha Biron was just excellent. I think this is one of the best sessions I have seen in years at our company. All our staff really appreciated it; I think I have rarely seen such a consensus on the positive outcome of such a training session.” Sébastien Hamel, Director, FCM (Federation of Canadian Municipalities) October 2012

“Samantha was super great, helpful, interactive and surprisingly funny!(…) I’ll recommend my Council to bring her to Nemaska. I am inspired by Sam. She was meant to do this!” Joshua, Cree Nation of Nemaska

I think the instructor Samantha was excellent. I have taken several courses with PMC and she is by far the best I’ve had. Very knowledgeable and fun. Keeps the course interesting with her great personality. Course was very useful and enjoyable! Melissa, AANDC

Samantha is a fabulous presenter. I have attended many, many workshops and she is in the very top rank of instructorAlexandra, The Agency for Cooperative Housing, 2012

Samantha is a fantastic facilitator who takes everyone’s personal learning styles into consideration. Her workshop provided me with much, much more than simply Practical Time & Workload management. I would highly recommend this workshop to everyone. Lori, Petawawa Military Family Resource Centre

Loved it! (…) this course had a powerful impact on me. Olivia, CBSA, Communicating for Results – Jan 30, 2013

Great course, literally had goose bumps during some portions of the course! Susan

Sam you are fabulous!  I love how Sam relates the topic to us to get us thinking and improving ourselves. It came at a perfect time of my career when I needed to hear the topics and help me with developing myself and position. Marisa

Keep up the good work. The facilitator’s level of energy is incredible. Thanks so much Sam!  Petronila, FCM  – Working & Communicating as a Team, Jan 22, 2013

I was not expecting this sort of class. It was amazing! I got out of this class way more than what I was expecting. JP, PSC

The instructor was incredible. She truly brought the course the ‘voice’ it needed and her energy and positive attitude was great. Thanks! Kelsey, Charles Darwin Foundation

Very enjoyable. Sam was a fantastic instructor who demonstrated an in-depth knowledge and passion for the subject. Liz, CBSA

Great! I’m learning a lot! I enjoyed the enthusiasm of the teacher. I also enjoyed the fact that the students participated like we did. I never thought training could be so fun! Jerome, CBC

I can’t say enough about the instructor. Sam was very warm, engaging and a very clear and effective presenter. The class was captivated and she encouraged everyone to be involved. She really got to know the students even over such a short period. Allison, Canada Border Services Agency

Outstanding. Sam is an outstanding, enthusiastic and effective facilitator. She listens well, but doesn’t sugar coat things while expressing with sensitivity. Obviously knowledgeable. Anonymous

Sam made this course bloom for me. She keeps the content relevant, interactive, inviting; she is animated, personable, intelligent, articulate and has excellent people skills. Anonymous

I look forward to implementing the lessons learned, especially e-mail control. Evaluating my values will help me in refining my overall life plan. Chris, PWGSC

Samantha was amazing. Her stories really made her relatable. I was sceptical about the course at first but I would recommend it to anyone. Meghan, NRCAN

Samantha est une personne entrainante, qui avec son vécu et son éloquence, livre sa matière de cours et ses techniques très clairement et avec facilité. Même que, les trucs enseignés dans ce cours s’appliquent à la vie de tous les jours…génial! Sébastien, CEAA-ACEE

Sam was great – very enthusiastic & pleasant. I enjoyed how she drew on life stories & experiences to illustrate points. I feel this is a course that every person working in an office environment should take! But not just good for work, also applicable to personal relationships and life! Stephanie, HRSDC

Great instructor! Sam is very knowledgeable and very interesting to listen to. I would take any course she would teach!  Christine, Service Canada

Excellent Instructor has a sense of humour. She wasn’t too serious, very informative and would recommend the instructor and workshop to others. Mary

Course leader excellent, was interesting to listen to, funny, very knowledgeable and interested in everyone’s opinions. Kathleen

Loved the facilitator anecdotes & wonderful & dynamic personality. Thank you Samantha! Susan, Transport Canada

The teacher was very enthusiastic and very funny which made everyone enjoy this course even more. Martin, HRSDC

Samantha is a great facilitator. She is very funny and made the course very interesting. Josee, HRSDC

Great course, I’m leaving w a sense of empowerment to more effectively manage my work life. Keep it up! Lauren, MCC

Samantha is a great facilitator and I would recommend her to anyone. She’s very engaging and honest, and has great style.  Tina, PWGSC

I found the course extremely interesting and helpful and would highly recommend it to all EA’s and AA’s. Hilda, CHSRF

The instructor was a lot of fun and made the course even better! Omnia, Office of the Auditor General of Canada

have learned to open up and realize communication and discussion groups are important. Julia, Government of Nunavut – Nunavut Housing Corporation

This course gives a chance to stop and reflect. Afternoon went very fast. Instructor made the material fun.  Pascal, CBC

* Some last names were omitted for reasons of confidentiality. Many of the engagements were presented on behalf of PMC Training.