The Freeman Institute
Takes a City ~ It Takes a City ~
Delightful Seminar Programs for Every Day People
The Freeman Institute Foundation
is the non-profit arm of
The primary purpose of the foundation is to provide the
opportunity for open-
registration, world-class entrepreneurial and educational
workshop experiences for all -- regardless of age, race,
class or religious affiliation -- who would be
unable to afford Dr. Freeman's regular, general market fees for such
training. Based upon the recommendation of Dr. Freeman and
the board, The Freeman Institute Foundation will help
subsidize a specific number of seminar events each year.
The Freeman Institute's signature seminar
program is affectionately titled, "Dealing With
People Who Drive You Crazy!"®
Dr. Freeman rarely facilitates open registration seminars, but when
he has, the seminars typically attract many small business
leadership teams, government workers, faith-based
leadership teams and others interested in experiencing how personal
development can enhance family and business relationships. The Freeman
Institute Foundation also subsidizes seminar a specific
number of events each year for highly motivated urban young
Email your request, with information about your
organization and when/where you want to co-sponsor a
Freeman Institute ~
Joel Freeman was the veteran mentor/chaplain of the
NBA Washington Wizards for 19 years ('79-'98) and has worked
personally with many professional athletes and business
executives. From these experiences Dr. Freeman has developed
a number of proven training programs.
1994 The Freeman Institute has experienced enthusiastic
response from the Prime Minister of Grenada and senior
E! Entertainment Television, North East Foods, NASA, VA, ATF,
HUD, Ikea, GE, National Security Agency, Reliable
Contractors, US Bankruptcy Courts, European Council of
International Schools (ECIS), Billboard Music Group,
Sentencing Commission, Giant Foods, Indian Health Services,
Federal Judiciary, Baltimore City Department of Education,
Tuscan Dairy Farms, Black Public Relations Society, many pro
athletes, and others around the globe, including a number of
urban youth initiatives.
programs like the ones below have received
Thesis: We all are different. Some of us are
thinkers, others are doers; some are passive, still others
are aggressive. Most people come to work with pretty good
intentions, but we get on each other’s nerves just by
being ourselves. In the every-day stress of the work
environment, the tiniest issues can escalate. And soon we
are fighting about the way we are fighting, instead of
dealing with the real issues. People do not respond to our
intentions. They respond to our behavior.
that 15% of one's career and financial success is dependent
upon technical competence, while 85% of one's success is
dependent upon interpersonal skills.
individual flips hamburgers at a fast food restaurant or
occupies a mid level position of a Fortune 500 company,
Freeman's passion is to enhance the "promotability potential"
of people of all ages, shapes, sizes and colors. In his
seminars Dr. Freeman blends a sense of humor and personal
vulnerability with sharp wit and practical concepts to reach
a broad audience.
The Question: Do you represent
an educational, faith-based and/or business organization with
the infrastructure set up to
host a co-sponsored area-wide open-registration seminar event with The Freeman Institute?
How You Can Participate In
This is a very workable program.
us or call us (cell: 410.991.9718) for specific information on how
these seminar events can benefit you, your organization and
T E N
"It Takes A City" E V E N T S A
Y E A R
Check out the
faith-based portal of The
Freeman Institute if you represent such an organization. Some
faith-based organizations have utilized The Freeman Institute
seminars as training for their leadership team -- as well as a
unique approach for
to business professionals. The Freeman Institute
Foundation is willing to subsidize up to ten "It Takes
A City" seminar events each year.
prolific author (6 books), retired chaplain (19 yrs) and pastor
(18 yrs), Dr. Freeman is a seasoned veteran.
He is virtually unshockable when it comes to the ups
and downs of working in a faith-based environment. Freeman has
made himself available to facilitate such
seminars, but he wants to make sure that each events are
successful -- hosted at a venue large enough to make an impact
upon the community.
seminar event Dr. Freeman will cast a wide net in terms of
content -- customizing the training experience to include
everyone from small business owners, family-owned enterprises
and government workers to family relationships and corporate leadership teams.
Joel A. Freeman, Ph.D.
Do you have a
large group of
motivated people who would be willing to experience a
half-day or all-day seminar experience with Dr. Freeman?
Email your thoughts
as soon as possible so that you can get on The Freeman
The Freeman Institute
Foundation is a
501(c)(3) non-profit organization accountable to
The Freeman Institute Foundation
Joel A. Freeman, Ph.D., Founder
P.O. Box 305
Gambrills, MD 21054
Seminar is designed for any
individual or organization
interested in leadership/staff development training -- large or
...OR, MAYBE YOU ARE JUST TRYING
UNDERSTAND A WONDERFULLY WACKY FAMILY MEMBER...
Video Clip of Dr. Freeman
With People Who Drive You Crazy!"®
Box 305, Gambrills, Maryland 21054
TEL 410-729-4011 CELL 410-991-9718 FAX
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