Reviews and Testimonials

“Joanne, I just wanted to tell you how much I enjoyed the Star Achievement® class. It was full of valuable information. I can’t think of anyone else more professional and qualified to teach this series.” Tonja Hancock

“Joanne has a wonderful way of interacting and making everyone feel comfortable to participate. I felt a warm welcome in each class. I found Joanne’s positive upbeat style to be very helpful as we moved through each class and engaged in groups. I found the course to be very thought provoking with a lot of really good information applicable to my job and really life in general.” Anna Marano

“Joanne Linden is an incredible source of professional inspiration. Since attending her Star Achievement courses, I have gone from zero interest in career development to facilitating Administrative Professional trainings.” Monica Eng

“Joanne kept the class lively, fun and right on target with the needs of the group. She was well-prepared and a wonderful teacher. I highly recommend this class to all admins who want to improve themselves!” Janie Bevens

“Joanne, after taking the Star Achievement® course, my assistant came back with a renewed commitment to quality and excellence, and was inspired to take on challenges beyond her scope and outside her comfort zone.” Michael Jackson

“This was the most relevant class I have ever taken for my position.” Teres Mongrain

“Thank you, Joanne, for taking the time and providing the workshops. I’ve learned the importance of organization and communication with my manager is key to a successful business relationship. I have also learned that investing in myself is worth it and I will continue to set goals for success. I have learned that negative criticism does not have to be interpreted or accepted negatively, I represent my manager and being professional is important, and communication with my manager is key.” Andrea Salacup

“Loved the course. Loved the energy. The team building segments are crucial to our development.” Lisa Ramirez, AAA Insurance Exchange

“Anecdotes from the instructor as well as participants were extremely helpful and made it ‘real’ and tangible.” Michele Rioux, VMWare

“I have gotten so much from this class, I have grown so much.” Lisa Grunwald, KLA-Tencor

“I’m so happy there’s finally a course that focuses on the executive assistant and how to expand your skills.” Anita Rangle, KLA-Tencor

“The class is very inspiring.” Lulu Lin, Synopsys

“These courses have been so encouraging to me and I look forward to each one with anticipation. It’s been super beneficial in my new job to take advantage of all that I’ve learned and apply it!” Kristin Swanson, Neustar

“This education is an oasis in the desert of opportunities for advance training. Thank you for sharing your expertise.” Alicia Molina, Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula

“Great classes, good material, great to meet new people and share experiences and ideas.” Nancy Fullerton, Abbott Laboratories