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    Chris offers motivational talks for corporate events, schools and universities.

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Chris is a remarkable example of how important mental control is in order to overcome great obstacles and utilizing the Power of the mind to show that nothing is essentially Impossible.

Tim NoakesFounder, Sports Science Institute

You were everything we could have asked for and more! The response was overwhelming… You are a special human being!

Steve HardenSouthern Wines GM, California, USA

Chris Bertish speaks from the heart, and from vast experience, to convince his audience of the power of the human spirit to overcame the greatest obstacles.

Steve PikeWavescape Speakers Night, South Africa

It was a pleasure and privilege to have such a passionate and motivated individual share with us his deepest understandings, his wildest experiences and to truly captivate us with the essence of, ‘impossible is nothing’.

Mike MarkovinaOn behalf of Moving Sushi and TEDx SeaPoint team

Chris gave an awe-inspiring account of what it takes to make impossible, possible. His commitment, tenacity and passion shines through in his talk and the team continuously referenced him over the next few days of the conference. We found him to be very ‘real’, totally relevant and in line with our strategy going forward.

Gary Van RooyenGM, New Balance

Everyone is just raving about your talk. Your story is truly outstanding and is told with humility, insight and humour, which is woven into a spellbinding narrative. As a motivational talk, I cannot fault it!

Paul BoyntonAlternative Investments Manager, Old Mutual

Chris Bertish claims to be an ordinary person however his story is nothing short of extraordinary. He kept the audience riveted and awe inspired at the power of the human spirit to overcome obstacles and his pure determination and will to succeed.

Jason RadeSenior Events Manager, The Eventful Group

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