Dr. Jacquie Hood Martin

Leadership Development in Professional Enrichment

In person -$13,000 – $15,500 Virtual $10,000

Learn more about what makes
Dr. Jacquie Hood Martin

Colorful – Competent – Creative – Captivating


  • Increasing Profits Using the Power of Your Voice

    Have you struggled with creating dynamic presentations that will wow your boss and your customers? Let’s face it, in every industry, outstanding presentation skills are a must, in order to captivate and sell your audience.  Whether you are in person or virtual, knowing and owning your own voice is essential.  In this session, Dr. Jacquie teaches participants how to discover their voice while designing a platform that allows them to connect with the audience. She has trademarked her program Coach Me to SpeakTM that helps companies to increase the bottom line by training their employees to become first – class presenters.

    In this session participants will learn:

    • Stories that gain attention
    • Problem solving techniques in your presentation
    • Presentation techniques that will increase the bottom line
    • Customize speaking tone and style to meet their audience needs and end goals
    • Present in front of your boss, at meetings, virtually, company retreats and look like a star
  • Developing Outstanding Leaders

    John Maxwell is often referred to as the country’s leadership authority having sold over 24 million books in 50 languages.  As a Founding Partner of the John Maxwell Leadership Coach Program, Dr. Jacquie, a certified John Maxwell Leadership Coach and Mentorship Member and is authorized to train others in his leadership principles.  Areas of training can be in the approved workshop, group, lunch & learn, and mastermind group formats.

    John Maxwell content courses that Dr. Jacquie can train your team are:

    • Becoming a Person of Influence
    • Everyone Communicates, Few Connect
    • How to be a REAL Success
    • Leadership Gold
    • Put Your Dreams to the Test
    • How Successful People Think
    • The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership
    • The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth
    • Developing Leadership Around; and more
  • Recalibrating your Life – Post Pandemic!

    Have you ever wished you could press a pause button for your life?  Maybe, you wanted to rewind and wished you could redo a part of your life.  Due to the pandemic, stress and anxiety has doubled, causing everyone to feel the need to stop and recalibrate.  The act of recalibration simply means to reexamine one’s thinking, a plan, a system of values, etc. and correct it in accord with a new understanding or purpose. In this session, Dr. Jacquie helps you to manage the daily stressors that can cause anxiety and affect your physical, financial, emotional and spiritual health.   You will learn techniques and strategies that will help you to get on a different course for great health and wellbeing.

    Audience learnings are:

    • Principles of quieting the mind
    • Setting boundaries for your life
    • Discovering the joy of living in harmony with yourself, family and friends
    • Develop a strategy of self-care



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  • Bachelor of Science, Excelsior College
  • Master of Arts in Higher Education, North Central University
  • Master of Arts in Communication and Leadership, Louisiana Baptist University and Theological Seminary
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies Louisiana Baptist University and Theological Seminary
  • Post-Doctoral Specialization in Positive Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
  • Certifications

    • Leadership Coach, John Maxwell Team
    • International DISC Certified – DISC, Strengthscapes International
    • Spiritual DISC Certified, Arizona Christian Counseling Center
    • Coaching Certification Mastery, Strategic Learning Alliance
    • Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification, Villanova University
    • Psychological First Aid – Certification, Johns Hopkins University
    • Certified Yoga Instructor Educator, National Yoga Alliance
  • Experience

    • Professional speaker for 30 plus years
    • Owner of J. Hood & Associates “A Life Management Firm™ a professional development 501(c)3 public charity.
    • John Maxwell Founding Member Partner /Independent Certified Coach, Teacher, Speaker
    • Expert in Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Disc Analysis & Personality Assessments, Coaching Certifications, and Strategic Planning
    • Co-Owner, Black Star Network Digital Media Company
    • An academic advocate for children, parents, educators, and administrators.
    • Advocates and helps legislators better understand the role intentional education plays in society.
    • Former Dean of Career Programs, City Colleges of Chicago
    • Former Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs within the City Colleges of Chicago system
    • Faculty Professional Development
      • Leadership Skills Development
      • Classroom Management
      • Student Engagement
    • Adjunct professor, City Colleges of Chicago
    • Early childhood teacher
    • Early Childhood Specialist
    • Leader for Chicago’s Black Start Parents University
  • Boards/Leadership

    • Served on the National Association for the Education of the Young Child (NAEYC) team for collegiate Childhood Education curriculum writers.
    • Chairwoman, Sunday of Hope Advisory Council, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
    • Appointment, National Leadership Academy Training and Development, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated
  • What Makes Me Sparkle!

    • My Inner Glow
    • Love for God
    • Walking in my Purpose




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