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With Rita as your keynote speaker, your audience leaves energized, entertained, educated, and alive with possibilities.

Rita appeals to a wide variety of audiences, delivering results-driven information (with professionally-honed humor!) drawn from her experiences as an author, professor, and business owner. Read More

Rita Schiano - Coach and Author

As our EMCEE she kept the show going and the crowd entertained.

What People Are Saying About Rita!

“Rita's comprehensive knowledge and excellent public speaking ability, laced with splashes of humor and personal experiences, made for an excellent and informative session.” Natural Living Expo
“Rita . . . was funny, engaging, and enthusiastic. Every one of the 30 plus clients in attendance made an effort to thank us for bringing in Rita to share her thoughts and her story. This thanks from our clients was the greatest compliment we could receive!” Joshua Farmer, Brookstone Wealth Management
“Thank you for agreeing to be our keynote speaker (Outstanding Women in Business Awards). . . . Your speech far exceeded our expectations today, and I truly appreciate the wonderful job that you did. I heard many wonderful comments about you from the attendee's after the event . . .” Kris Prosser, Events & Marketing Manager, Worcester Business Journal
“Rita Schiano brings so much more than a lecture or speech to her audiences. Dress for Success Worcester refers back to Rita again and again . . . Rita knows her audience, engages her audience and time after time leaves her audience feeling empowered, confident and ready to flourish! Our clients pack the room when they hear Rita is going to speak!” Veronica Hachey, Program Director, Dress for Success Worcester
“Thank you so very much for being part of our Family Leadership Training Institute. Once again, and not surprisingly, our participants raved about your presentation. We heard from them over and over that a highlight of the weekend was your session on stress management and resilience. You are such a fun and engaging presenter!” Linda Freeman, Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
“I knew that Rita was a great choice, but last night she surpassed my expectations. [She] did an amazing job and so many people were singing [her] praises even before the evening was over.” Margo Chevers, Tri-Town Domestic Violence Task Force "Dancing With Stars" Event Coordinator
“Rita was fabulous! I was so impressed with her and enjoyed the whole presentation [National Association of Professional Organizers - New England]. She was engaging, funny and so insightful. I really appreciated her thoughtful approach and vast knowledge of her subject matter (and all her very appropriate stories) . . . . I gained so much from the presentation last night!” Julie Sheridan, design 2 order LLC

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H. Jackson Brown, Jr. wrote, "Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo DaVinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein."

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