J.Bert Freeman

Positive Direction Expert

CLO/Founder, T.A.L.K. Associates.

Certifications/ Expertise

  • Distinguished Toastmaster
  • Author of Taking Charge of Your Positive Direction
  • Author and Project Leader of The Consistent Positive Direction Pinnacle Certification Course


  • Member, Toastmasters International
  • Member, ATD (Association for Talent Development)
  • Member, ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Design)
  • Member, Business Klub


J. Bert Freeman is a positive direction expert, facilitator and speaker.

He is the author of Taking Charge of Your Positive Direction, Your Positive Direction NOW and the Unity of Effort in a Positive Direction Performance Development Manual.

He is the Founder and CLO of T.A.L.K. Associates.

His 27 years of experience have evolved into providing the 21st Century learning and development support that is essential for organizations and individuals to master positive direction in: Communication Skills, Leadership Consistency, Workplace Respect, Project Team Excellence, Building Organizational Unity of Effort. Learn how to include, use and influence positive direction in everything you do!

Bert is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with a B.S. in Engineering and Golden Gate University with an M.S. in Human Relations. He is a former U.S. National Fencing Champion and member of the U.S. Olympic Fencing Team.


Bert is joined by a team of independent business, education and public professionals who are adept at incorporating Consistent Positive Direction with their expertise. He is a Distinguished Toastmaster, a member of ATD and ASCD.  ASCD is the “Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development”.


Bert is active in the community with Toastmasters International and with the T.A.L.K. Associates Positive Direction Students Program


T.A.L.K. Associates local and national affiliations include:

  1. National Endorsing Partner for the Common Core State Standards
  2. Charlotte Arts and Science Council Provider
  3. Toastmasters International
Print Friendly