"With the motivational speaker arena saturated, it is rare and refreshing to find an individual who has the true gift and ability to captivate and engage their audience. Al Duncan is one of those rare finds...

As a practitioner within the sector of higher education, I'm often challenged with promoting the 'soft' skills that are vital to people’s success in a fun and exciting manner. Thank you Al Duncan for brilliantly helping me to achieve this goal!"

Wendy Wilson
Assitant Dean of Diversity
Darton College


"Mr. Duncan's keynote speech was the perfect way to start off the conference day! He set the tone of the day and got everyone energized, engaged, dedicated to learn, and open to share ideas and to express themselves.

The success of the Georgia Collegiate Leadership Conference stemmed heavily from his great opening, and I thank him very much for that."

Timothy Levengood
Georgia Collegiate Leadership Conference

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"Al Duncan is  one of the best I've ever heard. He weaves stories like David Copperfield does magic. 

Dr. Kevin Hogan
International Best-Selling Author
The Psychology of Persuasion and
The Science of Influence


"His astonishing approach to connecting with teens is simply amazing to watch! Mr. Al Duncan’s insightful delivery and ability to identify and address to the needs of our teens kept participants on the edge of their seats.

Our teens certainly left with life changing thoughts and skills which will undoubtedly empower them in creating life changing experiences.

Cira E. Burke,
Director of Interventions
St. Thomas/St. John School District


"Al, it was a pleasure meeting you and being able to be in your workshop, which I really enjoyed...I actually have gone to your blog and I'm going to use your networking questions. I'm about to be one of your blog's biggest fans."

Michelle Mensah
Howard University
School of Business
"Outstanding, Energetic, Terrific. Al is a master speaker who has a gift for motivating and inspiring. His style is personal, entertaining and thought provoking. Al really has THE gift!"

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National Body Language Expert
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"Al literally set our group on fire. Students did not want to leave even when the fire alarm went off!"

Monica L. Greene, Director, Trio Program
Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College

"You were really inspiring and made a lot of us laugh. You really know how to talk to teenagers and that's a quality a lot of adults don't have. So thanks again. Come back anytime. Keep speaking!"

Brook Anne, student East Leyden H.S.

"...you are an exceptional speaker with the ability to really connect with our young people in special way... 

Our cadets have found your book, My Success Journal for Young People, to be inspiring and insightful. It’s a great resource for helping them to create a plan for accomplishing their goals. The tools that you shared with them... are something that all of our cadets around the country could benefit from. I look forward to having you back again."

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National Guard
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