Professional Speaker

Expect The Best

  • Chuck Coté inspires people to Expect The Best and Take Responsibility for Getting It!
  • He entertains and energizes audiences with personal stories and fun examples while they get No-Nonsense Wisdom That Works.
  • People go away with the powerful mindset to succeed personally and professionally!
  • Expect The Best is the ideal program for a company meeting, sales seminar, leadership conference or association convention.

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What people are saying about … Expect The Best

“Expect The Best was an outstanding presentation and perfect for our first global meeting! I lost count of the ‘wows’ and ‘awesome’ when you finished. You exceeded my very, very high expectations and set the tone for the rest of the meeting. You have our leadership team Expecting the Best.”

Robert L. Wood
Chairman & CEO
Crompton Corporation

Expect The Best was outstanding and the perfect way to finish an eventful day for our Customer Service Representatives. You were dynamic, energetic and executed many different delivery styles as you touched the audience with your no-nonsense wisdom that works.”

Janelle Frymark
Marketing Manger
Citizens Insurance Company

“Chuck Coté related very well to the major issues and concerns facing The Dow Chemical Company and its sales force. He was dynamic and had the ability to engage the audience while supporting our efforts to achieve a higher level of sales excellence in today's challenging marketplace.”

Robert O. Elliott
Director of North American Sales
Chemicals and Performance Chemicals
The Dow Chemical Company

"If ever any audience required an 'explosion of enthusiasm' you would be the speaker I would recommend. As the keynote speaker for our Blue Cross Blue Shield Divisional Meeting you were awesome! Your message and stories on how to Expect The Best were inspiring, meaningful and captivating. Thank you for your part in making our meeting a tremendous success.

Susan Barkell
Vice President
Blue Cross Blue Shield

“The least boring speaker we’ve ever had.”

Patricia Mencia
H.H. Dow High School
National Honor Society

"Thank you for the wonderful Expect The Best presentation you gave at our Annual Service Awards Meeting. It really hit home with our audience and was in complete alignment with our company's strategic focus. You are a no-nonsense, straightforward speaker who gave a presentation that was not only interesting, but entertaining and thought provoking. Our employees and guests left energized."

Kim Norris
Human Resources Manager
Glastender, Inc.

“Your Expect The Best interactive presentation was a terrific ending for the eight-month Leadership Michigan program. It helped the participants decide how to apply all they had learned and develop measurable goals.”

Aimee L. Bahs
Director, Leadership Michigan
Michigan State Chamber of Commerce

“It was clear to the members of the Program Committee as we reviewed the evaluations that everyone in attendance was inspired by your message. I would recommend you for any group looking for an inspirational message.”

Robert Wolford
Michigan Medical Group Management Association

“Your Expect The Best program was the highest rated of the entire 123 topics presented during the four days of the Claims Conference. This is no small accomplishment since the presenters represent the best and brightest of our industry, including the foremost defense attorneys and experts in the country.”

Pat Harmon
Vice President
Property Loss Research Bureau

Expect The Best was just what we had in mind when we put together our business program. Your insights and heartfelt comments stirred the crowd and left everyone with a bright outlook on their business and personal lives. Thanks for concluding our meeting on such a high note.”

Peter Lapuc
Vice President of Marketing
Allmerica Financial

“The feedback has been unanimous that your talk was most inspiring and motivating. The most noticeable change that I have observed from my sales team is a more positive attitude in spite of the demanding business cycle we are experiencing today. The best compliment I can give you is that I intend to have you back to speak to our team.”

Dave Skoczen
General Manager
Channel Polymers

“Someone wrote a book that suggested you don’t fire people, you fire them up. That’s exactly what Chuck Coté does when he talks to a group of managers or leaders. His style is one of influencing his audience to be positive, to believe and to achieve. Our leaders regarded his presentation as one of the best they’ve ever heard and we will certainly be using him in the future.”

David Hall, PhD
College of Business and Management
Saginaw Valley State University

“From the moment we contacted you through the final, standing ovation you received from our team, you fulfilled all of our expectations. We were particularly impressed with your ability to capture the essence of our theme and integrate it so strategically into your message.”

Mitchell Reno
Director of Marketing
The Rehmann Group

“One of our senior managers commented that this might have been the most well presented, meaningful seminar he has ever attended. This speaks very highly of your presentation when considering this individual has participated in hundreds of seminars over the past thirty years.”

William T. Palmer
President, Thermoplastics Division
Goshen Rubber Company