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Rick Saldan is an excellent inspirational speaker who tailored the seminar to the needs of the individual students being instructed. This office thanks the Mayors Office of Information Services for having such a vendor.

 

Timothy K. Lynch

Office of Fleet Management

City of Philadelphia

 


 

Rick has a magical approach that provides a clear and concise message specifically designed to the needs of his audience. Rick will provide all the motivational magic you will ever need, propelling your organization to the next level of greater success.

 

Thomas Mulhern

Frontier Communications

 


 

Rick Saldan is a compelling and absorbing motivational speaker and magician.  I have been to five of his Motivational Magic presentations and it is amazing how he keeps our college audiences on the edge of their seats. A highly entertaining performer with great comedy flair. Rich content to increase students' productivity, peak performance and motivation. If you need an outstanding motivational speaker for colleges, Rick is definitely one of the world's greatest speakers and magicians!


Dr. Rob Gilbert, Sport Psychologist,

Montclair State University

 


 

Rick Saldan has the wit, wisdom and sorcery of a wizard. He has a dynamic personality, and all will enjoy his captivating stories, comedy and magic!

Dennis Slaughter
Credit Suisse First Boston

 


 

Rick Saldan delivers a first-class show! A pro in every sense of the word. Funny, unique, entertaining and polished.

Brian Letscher, Actor

Hawaii Five-O, NCIS, Cold Case, Law & Order and The Mentalist.

 


 

Rick Saldan is a wonderful combination of master magician, comic improviser and first class speaker. The audience loved his program, which was music to our ears. If you love celebrity motivational speakers such as Tom Hopkins, Dale Carnegie and Zig Ziglar, then you'll love Rick!

Dottie Burman, President
Burtley Productions, Inc.

 


Rick Saldan is an incredibly talented performer and motivational speaker with great insight. He shares many powerful motivational messages that will enhance your life for the better!

Jack Murray, President
Dream Illusions

 


Rick is one of the best inspirational speakers on the scene today. Funny, fun loving and highly energetic. If you want to make your next event into an extraordinary one, then invite professional speaker  Rick Saldan and his amazing  Motivational Magic.

 

Andres Lara, President

Inspiration Times Magazine

 

 

 

People who have enrolled in Nurse Rick's seminars and courses give consistently high ratings because he is exceptionally dedicated, committed, enthusiastic, energetic and knowledgeable in his various fields.

 

His outgoing and playful personality energizes the class and stimulates higher levels of participation. Participants know that he truly cares about their growth and success, helping them to get from where they are now to where they want to be.

 

Nurse Rick's consistent record exemplifies his deeply rooted beliefs in helping others to grow and reach their potential -- proven leadership traits which are critically important for the challenges we face today.

 

Part of Nurse Rick's skill with his audience is contributed to from his 10+ years experience as a seminar leader and corporate trainer. This background gives the experience and skill to reach and connect with audience members from all walks of society, resulting in a fun packed and entertaining performance that will reach your audiences in a remarkable and memorable way!

Nurse Rick also has 12 years experience as a trainer in technology education working for large corporations, law firms and financial firms. With these background experiences combined, Nurse Rick 's work provides a unique ability to blend inspirational talks while selling a motivational message to the audience. This provides additional value to you by being able to enjoy a highly entertaining magical performance, as well as a message that will inspire!

Nurse Rick's Nurse Magic Learning Systems cover a wide variety of topics including leadership building, public speaking, conflict resolution, presentation skills, goal setting, time management, cold calling, conducting sales presentations.

Nurse Rick has five self-published books. His special area of technical expertise includes data manipulation miracles, and teaching others how to be able to take those tasks which consume 20 to 40 hours, and reducing it to minutes with tools already on your computer desktop!

 

Nurse Rick believes in living a very full and energized life. After enlisting with the Marine Corps, he was sent to boot camp for three months at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot located on Parris Island, South Carolina. Upon. graduation from Parris Island, the Senior Drill Instructor rated all of the 80 men from the platoon.  Nurse Rick was ranked as # 12 among the 80 Marines in his platoon.

 

Nurse Rick then went to Camp Lejeune for advanced training for another 3 months. After that, he trained for several months with the field artillery unit located at the 3rd Battalion, 14th Marines, based in Philadelphia. He then trained with the 4th Force Reconnaissance Platoon based in Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

He later trained for a few months with First Troop Philadelphia City Calvary. Established in 1774, the First Troop is the oldest continuously active military unit in the United States with its roots forming during the American Revolution.

 

While with them, Nurse Rick had the opportunity to enroll in training to drive and operate the M-1 Abrams Battle Tank while at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

 

 

 

   

While serving with the Marine Corps, Nurse Rick was recommended by his Commanding Officer Captain Schwalm for the Gold Congressional Award. For this program, Nurse Rick engaged in 1200+ hours of community service meeting with, helping and encouraging nursing home residents, cancer patients, runaway teens, prisoners, homeless people, and others.

   

After his training with the Marines, Nurse Rick became an avid skydiver with 180+ jumps from hot air balloons, helicopters, and a variety of air craft. He has made several jumps while at night, from heights of 13,000 feet using only the moonlight and street lights below for guidance. Nurse Rick received specialized training in Canopy Relative Work (parachute stacking, pictured at right), and in jumping with the sky surfboard. In his love for adventure, Nurse Rick has also enjoyed riding a sail plane in the Nevada desert, bungee jumping from a 150 foot tower, and scuba diving with sharks in the Bahamas.

   

Nurse Rick has run two 26-mile marathons in Philadelphia, and continues to run an hour each and every day all year round.

 

Nurse Rick has worked with the White House Advance Team on five presidential visits. His assignments with the Advance Team included recruiting drivers and participating in the Presidential motorcade, securing loaned vehicles from area car dealers, recruiting volunteers to serve as guides for visiting staff at special events, and administrative computer support work.
 

Nurse Rick served with eight political campaigns to include: Office of the Mayor, State Representative, District Attorney and United States Senate.

 

Nurse Rick launched the Panorama Toastmasters Club for public speaking while President of the 1500 Locust Residents Association in 1992-93. During this time as President, Nurse Rick also recruited leaders for and launched six other community clubs to increase fellowship and community participation among the 800 residents. The Panorama Club still exists today, some 15 years later.

 

Nurse Rick was the founder and past chairman of the Philadelphia Pyramid Club's Programs Committee, one of Philadelphia's premier social clubs.

 

In 1998, Nurse Rick was hired by Lord Abbett, an international financial firm then headquartered in New York City. He was tasked with creating the firm's first Technology Education Department from scratch.  He created more than 60 technology courses to teach the 500+ employees more advanced skills in computer technology.  Nurse Rick  specialized in troubleshooting blockages, and designed more than a dozen software solutions to save time and money in manpower. Such applications would often take projects that took hours of manual work and thousands of dollars, and reduced such tasks to mere minutes.

 

Nurse Rick wrote several technology manuals, which can be downloaded here. Nurse Rick created the Lord Abbett Public Speaking Club, which became the most successful and most popular voluntary training program in the 70-year history of the financial firm.

 

 

 

   

People who have attended Nurse Rick's seminars and workshops give consistently high ratings because he is exceptionally dedicated, committed, enthusiastic, energetic and knowledgeable in his various fields. His outgoing and playful personality energizes the class and stimulates higher levels of participation. Participants know that he truly cares about their growth and success, helping them to get from where they are now to where they want to be. Nurse Rick's consistent record exemplifies his deeply rooted beliefs in helping others to grow and reach their potential -- proven leadership traits which are critically important for the challenges we face today.

   

In 2001, while seeking to gain mastery of skills in public speaking and professional selling, Nurse Rick enrolled in and passed the Dale Carnegie Instructor Course, and the Dale Carnegie Sales Instructor Course. Nurse Rick is a recipient of the Dale Carnegie Highest Achievement Award, 1994.

   

Nurse Rick volunteered 700+ hours with the Dale Carnegie training staff on a part-time basis over an 8 year period of time. This background as a corporate trainer gives the experience and skill to reach and connect with audience members from all walks of society, resulting in a fun packed and entertaining performance that will reach your audiences in a remarkable and memorable way. Nurse Rick has read Dale Carnegie's book many times, "How to Win Friends and Influence People", and incorporates much of these teachings in both his motivational seminars and leadership seminars.

   

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of helping members improve their communication, public speaking and leadership skills. There were more than 215,000 members and over 11,000 clubs located across the United States and in approximately 90 other countries.

 

As an active member of Toastmasters, Nurse Rick has won 14 First Place Ribbons for public speaking. He also won nine trophies for his speeches in public speaking contests at the local, area, and division levels of Toastmasters.

 

His peers voted on his speeches and frequently praised his ability to organize and structure his presentations, inject humor and enthusiasm, and project energy that stirred his listeners.

 

Many of Nurse Rick's speeches focus on motivating and inspiring others to live their lives to the fullest. He shares stories and lessons learned from his own experiences and many adventures. Nurse Rick has constantly sought to make his speeches, motivational seminars and magic shows full of energy, enthusiasm, animation and excitement.

 

Nurse Rick frequently uses Dale Carnegie's teachings to encourage people to seek their fullest potential. Nurse Rick believes that by projecting a high level of energy into the audience, that this "focused enthusiasm" is powerful and contagious.

   

Nurse Rick teaches that by creating a powerful emotional experience, the natural barriers drop and people are receptive to the lessons and teachings being shared with listeners.  He closes all speeches, seminars and shows with "action statements" to challenge people to live life more abundantly.

 

Nurse Rick uses a very unique teaching tool - implementing professional stage magic! In the world of magic and entertainment, Nurse Rick has had personalized training with some of the top award winning celebrity names in the world of professional stage magic, such as Marc DeSouza, Mio Rodriguez, Haruo Shimada, Johnny Thompson, Martin Lewis, Jeff McBride, and Rocco Silano. Nurse Rick has attended magic lectures in New York, New Jersey, Las Vegas, Pennsylvania and Florida. He has been a student of the Caroline's Professional Comedy Course of New York City. These effects have proven to be very strong attention getters making the class a very enjoyable, inspiring and educational experience, as well as providing a vehicle for driving home key points and increasing the retention of the material covered and taught.

   

Evidence of Nurse Rick's success and impact as a powerful speaker and presenter can be seen in his 60+ letters of recommendation. These letters are from a wide variety of industries, such as law firms, financial firms, defense contractors, manufacturers, banks, and many others. He has received high praise from employees of the largest and most prestigious seminar organization in the world today:  Dale Carnegie.

 
 

 

 

 

Hire Rick Saldan's Motivational Magic to Energize Your Conference or Special Event!

Rick says, "With perseverance, drive,

and vision, you can achieve what once seemed impossible. I encourage you to strive toward

your vision for a new future -- one that

energizes your gifts, your passions and your untapped hidden potential!"

Rick's ideas, messages, strategies, and first-hand stories of overcoming adversity against all the odds will inspire your people. They become enthused, excited, and committed to take massive action that impacts your bottom line. Your return on investment is powerful.

 

Rick is a unique motivational

speaker and  seminar leader that combines comedy, theatrical illusions and extensive audience interaction with inspirational presentations. He creates a powerful

and enjoyable  learning experience,

guaranteeing to make your conference or

special event an outstanding success!

 

Contact Rick Today!

 

 

 

 

   
 
     

"Rick's presentation is thoroughly inspiring, entertaining and wonderful!"

Elizabeth O'Keeffe
Random House Publishing

 

     
 
     

 

 

"Rick Saldan has the wit, wisdom and sorcery of a wizard. He has a dynamic personality, and all will enjoy his captivating stories, comedy and magic!"

Dennis Slaughter
Credit Suisse First Boston

 
 
         
 

 

"Rick has given of his time, energy and talents to all kinds; from the needy elderly to convicts, from terminally ill patients to runaways. He has strengthened and edified the lives of many."


Captain Ross Schwalm,

United States Marine Corps

 
       
       
 

  "The oohs and ahhs could be heard for miles as magician and motivational speaker Rick Saldan taught students at the Clarence B. Lamb School how to be possibility thinkers."

Dana Forde
The New Egypt Press
 
 
         
 

 
     
   

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