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Dr. Joel A. Freeman
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   Accomplished author. Internationally sought-after conference speaker and workshop facilitator. Professional counselor. Success coach to executives. Behavioral analyst. Organizational culture change specialist.  Corporate trainer.  Motivational consultant and mentor to pro athletes. Multiculturally astute, with travels to 50+ countries. Critical Incident Debriefing coach. Photographer.  Award-winning film maker.  Passionate about dynamic, fun-filled excellence.  Devoted husband and father.  Off-key singer and extremely bad dancer.  A life motivated by curiosity. No Bull.  No Hype. 

   Born in Maine (1954) and raised in a small town in Alberta, Canada, Joel A. Freeman brings a rich reservoir of personal experience blended with contagious enthusiasm, clarity and down to earth humor to empower people from diverse walks of life with improved communication skills and maximized productivity. "Dealing With People Who Drive You Crazy!"® is not only the brand for his company, but also is the title of the most requested seminar experience... with a book in the works.

   Joel's six bestselling books are currently in 28 foreign translation editions endorsed by Steve Forbes, Bill Cosby, Brian Tracy, Les Brown, Ken Blanchard, Cathy Hughes, Ben Carson, Billy Graham and Julius Erving.

   For 19 wonderful seasons Freeman served as veteran mentor/chaplain for NBA’s Washington Bullets / Wizards ('79-'98).  Quite a number of pro athletes from basketball and hockey to football and baseball have consulted with him on a variety of personal and professional matters. He has served as mentor to Sports World ('98-'04), an organization with 13-15 ex-pro athletes who speak to close to a million young people every year. Freeman is a Diplomate member of the National Institute of Sports Professionals (NISP).

  Listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World, Dr. Freeman holds a master of science degree in the field of counseling from Loyola College (Baltimore) and also a Ph.D. in the same discipline. A number of his Ancient Egyptian photographs have been published by McGraw-Hill, Teaching and Learning, Rosh Gadol (Israeli science magazine for kids), the Pharaoh's Curse video game and utilized in countless educational settings.

   A seasoned, well-traveled veteran, Joel has an impressive list of satisfied clients ranging from the Prime Minister of Grenada and senior officials of Barbados to E! Entertainment Television, Blacks In Government (BIG), NASA, Verizon, FBI, GE, EMI Music Group, Ikea, YPO, National Security Agency, NIH, Association of International Schools of Africa (AISA), US Sentencing Commission, Billboard Music Group, Black Public Relations Society, European Council of International Schools (ECIS), many pro athletes and executives around the globe.

   Freeman has been quoted or written about in many articles and periodicals including: Washington Times, Maryland Gazette, Loyola Magazine, Diversity, Inc., JobWeek, Atlanta Constitution-Journal, New York Times, York Daily Record, Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, NBA News and many others.

   A student of human behavior, Joel gets great delight out of watching "the lights go on" as people of all shapes, sizes, and colors increase the quality of their understanding about themselves and others.