“The Partner Group is a top-notch organization that provides partnerships with their clients in helping to fine-tune the selection process and solve people related challenges. The assessments are a great tool that can provide insight into team members and how they work together as well as individual behavioral traits, thinking style and occupational interests.  The excellent service provided by the Partner Group and their urgency and attention to your needs are characteristics that make this organization a highly reputable resource and a partner I enjoy working with, respect, and can highly recommend.”Kim Stewart, HR Manager, Chicago
“The Partner Group has been essential to the health and well-being of my small commercial real estate services company where there is a premium on accurately evaluating talent and hiring right. Although we were reluctant to engage The Partner Group at first, they have become a valued member of our extended team, and we have referred many of our clients to them. What better endorsement could be offered than that?”Geoffrey Kasselman, SIOR, President, Op2mize, LLC, Northbrook, IL
The Partner Group was honored to provide the management training for the annual managers meeting of Source North America Corporation with their managers coming in from around the United States.
“…you picked me up that day and it takes a lot to do that. Great presentation. Keep up the good work. Leadership by example. I liked it. Thank You.”John Nafius, Southwest Sales Manager, Grand Prairie, TX




Some comments from the feedback forms after a workshop on management in West Palm Beach in March 2015

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Michael is also a certified speaker with two of the largest national seminar companies.


Sometimes we hand out a feedback form at the end of a training seminar. The comments below are taken directly from those forms.
  • Michael is very witty, funny, uses great illustrations, makes the information relevant to realistic daily situations. The results will surface for years to come.
  • Wonderful.
  • Great speaker
  • Leader was awesome
  • Great job. You made it fun.
  • Leader very effective and did a great job
  • Informative and easy to understand. Explained personality types in easy to understand manner.
  • Mike was very funny and smart.
  • Very informative, great instructor
  • All good – best presenter
  • Leader was very well prepared on the topic and an excellent presenter.
  • Seminar leader was very engaging
  • It met my expectations perfectly. I enjoyed today’s seminar.
  • All fabulous! Great speaker!
  • Overall good seminar. Better than expected.
  • Perfect mix of humor and content.
  • Very good!
  • Outstanding delivery
  • Outstanding opportunity to learn and grow from this seminar
  • Michael kept the information interesting
  • Everything was great
  • Discussed many skills about getting along withi people. It was very good.
  • Dynamic speaker. Thank you.
  • Speaker was dynamic, articulate, and engaging.
  • Seminar was great. I think Michael did a wonderful job by himself with such a large group.
  • Bravo! Excellent! You helped me on my specific problem that brought me here today. Michael Derrick is fantastic.
  • I thought the seminar was great. Good food for thought.
  • Michael held my interest throughout. The day went by really fast. Typically I would get sleepy having to sit in a seminar. This was not the case. Thanks.
  • Could not be more pleased with the seminar. Content, trainer, facility, resources, everything was amazing
  • Michael gave a great seminar. He kept it very interesting. The seminar was so great the day went faster than a normal work day.
  • Wish it was two days. Great material, super leader.
  • Excellent trainer. This will improve my relationships and therefore improve productivity.
  • Very informative – great examples
  • I enjoyed the real life examples and it made it easy to relate. He gave some good useful tips and explained everything well. We had several employees in the seminar and I think it will boost morale and the employees will be better able to handle people.
  • I really enjoyed Michael. He was very funny.