"All About Authenticity” is more than the name of Roger’s business… it’s a statement of who Roger is. He’s a true champion of authenticity who legitimately walks the talk in his daily life. Passion, commitment, humor and integrity are just part of the package when you work with him. Combine the qualities above with more than a decade of training, team leadership, business analysis and project management and the result is a savvy, engaging human being who is deeply committed to improving communication, culture and team functionality within organizations. I cannot recommend working with Roger highly enough."
Jacy Imilkowski, PMP, Speaker, Trainer, Personal and Professional Development Coach
"Roger lives his message. His authentic approach to each interaction embodies the trust and rapport that he teaches."
Som Varma, Rotary Club of Madison-After Hours
"Roger presented a program to our group on Authentic Communication that really engaged the audience. He clearly spoke to the need to be real with people in order to build trust in your relationships. He was down to earth and it was easy to take away a few points that can be applied immediately."
Pamela Rich, President, Metris Growth, LLC
"Roger Wolkoff has the remarkable ability to connect with people in a way that is meaningful, non-threatening, and inspiring. He talks about how we talk with one another, how we tend to evade connecting at a deep and personal level; then he talks about approaches we can take to overcome that. He delivers his message with a kind and sensitive voice, giving you the feeling that it’s safe to be yourself, and to talk about the things you usually don’t, because it usually does not feel safe. Hearing his message inspired me to work hard on improving my communication, to chip away at the walls I put up that keep me from satisfying and meaningful conversation. He listens."
Peter Gascoyne, Economic Modeling Solutions
"Roger Wolkoff spoke with us about ‘What happens when you are real’ in dealing with others. He spoke of accountability in communications, how to be aware of the right communications style for a given situation, and how to remain true to who you are. Vulnerability is not a weakness; it’s a strength that people appreciate. The more you convince people you’re trustworthy and authentic, the more loyalty you’ll command. No matter our occupation, it’s all about people and relationships. His talk was filled with enthusiasm and humor, with plenty of interactivity."
Jack Ferreri, Rotary Club of Madison West Towne-Middleton
"Roger recently presented at the IIBA Madison Chapter meeting on Building Trusting Teams: Get More Done. I found him very knowledgeable about the topic of building trust. I noticed that attendees found his presentation both engaging and informative. He has a relaxed, interactive stage presence that helps participants engage actively and learn."
Joe Goss, VP Professional Development & Certification, IIBA Greater Madison Chapter
"I found your seminar to be very engaging! In a very positive and encouraging way, you got me to take a good look inward, challenge the way I think. Not only did you provide great tips to building trusting teams, you reminded me it starts with self-awareness; knowing my own strengths and weaknesses, what I bring to the party and how I connect with others. It was a very informative and enlightening seminar, thank you!"
Susan W., Lands’ End
"Roger delivered an engaging and supportive session to our chapter. Appropriately enough, Roger’s authentic interactions with the group helped create open dialogue and allowed individuals to reflect on their own behaviors and what they might want to do in the future to help create a high functioning team."
Jenn, Madison Area Chapter, Association for Talent Development
"Roger’s presentation on “Authentic Communication, What Happens when you are Real” was simple, on point and easy to understand. Roger engages well with the audience and the exercises were fun and appropriate. Roger researched who his audience would be and directed the presentation to fit the audience."
Susan Richmond, Director, Vilas County Commission on Aging
"Roger’s presentation on Authentic Leadership was very eye-opening. When he revealed what the percentage was for what he liked to do vs. what he had to do, it made many of us take a closer look at our own careers. He will likely never know who or what he inspired, but he certainly set some wheels into motion. We saw his presentation less than a week ago and some people that attended are already coming up with business plans so they can change their work lives."
Nicole Willson, Wisconsin Central Chapter of Wisconsin Credit Union League
"Thank you, Roger, for your presentation during our all team meeting. I appreciate the research that you did so that your message was very personalized to our team. You truly understood the impact our team has on the students."
Angela Udelhofen, University of Wisconsin—Platteville
"Roger Wolkoff is a dynamic, engaging speaker that the Wisconsin Association of Nutrition Directors felt lucky to have kick off as our keynote speaker at our Fall Conference. His material truly resonated with our audience of nutrition directors, many of whom juggle many tasks, wear many hats and need to get energized to get more done. In his presentation, Roger delivered clear tips and most importantly, actionable suggestions on how to use our superpowers to get more done. Thank you, Roger, for an inspiring session!"
Susan Richmond, Co-President & Training Chair, Wisconsin Association of Nutrition Directors (WAND)
"Our group enjoyed having Roger speak over the lunch hour. As the event planner, I was impressed with the time and care he took to learn about our audience before the presentation. The presentation was engaging and allowed our members to interact. For me personally, my biggest take away was to stop and think about connection and the positive outcomes a connection with another person can bring, especially when least expected!"
Jennifer Bishop, Project Manager, VP Events−Rochester, PMI La Crosse−Rochester Chapter
"Roger was very easy to work with from selecting the date, to the pre-event phone conversation, to following up prior to the event, to facilitating the event. I appreciated him stopping to understand our PMI Chapter needs and following through in the presentation. Roger’s presentation on authentic communication was powerful. His COAT model for authenticity will stick with me through my future projects."
Laura Mueller, VP Events−La Crosse, PMI La Crosse−Rochester Chapter
"Roger infused our PMI PDD theme ‘R.O.C.K.’ into his delivery of empathy in the workplace. He was engaging, held the audience attention, and was able to instill a positive presence at this years’ Madison Chapter PDD."
Trisha Frakes, Madison Chapter PMI PDD Speaker Lead
"Roger delivered a very engaging and inspiring presentation on authentic leadership at an IMA conference. As a result, the management accountants in attendance were enthusiastically discussing their new S.U.P.E.R.Powers at the next break. What a great way to start our conference!"
Dave S., Mid-America Council, Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
"Roger delivered an exceptional presentation to the Building Inspectors on the topic of Emotional Intelligence. His presentation style is engaging, uplifting, humorous, and most importantly – authentic! I’m glad I have him booked for multiple events/audiences this year. By the time we’re done, he will have delivered his message to 3-4 different League audiences. Thanks Roger!"
Carrie Jensen, CMP, Event Manager, League of Wisconsin Municipalities
"Thank YOU, Roger! You are a rock star. We greatly appreciate all the work you did up front to prepare for the audience. Your message was spot on and everyone loved the presentation and came out of it with many practical tools to use right away."
Pam V.K., Greater WI Agency on Aging Resources