What People Are Saying:

  • "John was able to genuinely engage with our 850 conference attendees at The NC Immunization Conference, which is not easy task with a combination of nurses, doctors and other health care professionals who come from a variety of professional settings . His dynamic personality and sense of humor really came through as he presented on strategies to work with difficult personalities and how to appreciate the power of many perspectives. He was one of our favorite speakers!"

      Jammie Johnson, Education & Communication Manager, NC Department of Health and Human Services (Raleigh, NC)

  • "Our training sessions with John Furnell were two-fold.  He trained us in Confident Public Speaking Skills and Train the Trainer.  As educators, we were completely green, small business owners.  John was helpful, enthusiastic and encouraging about our new venture.  He helped to expand our scope of thinking about sales pitches and training new employees. We will continue to work with John as our business expands."

      Barbara McNamara and Heather Scott, Creators of Building Blocks Phonics (Greenville, SC)


  • "John is one of those unique instructors who knows the content from both knowledge and real-world experience and is capable of fitting the material to meet participant needs. He is a dynamic, thought-provoking facilitator and provides real-world strategies for improved group effectiveness and success."                                                                                                                                                                             Lyn Keating, Training Coordinator, Trillium Health (Wilmington, NC)

  • "Leadership Day Camp was the best leadership training our staff has ever had! Everyone spoke so positively about it. Thank you John for a great day of training."  


      Barbara Huss, RN, BSN Administrator, Clemson Downs (Clemson, SC)


  • "I've enjoyed working with John on several occasions. He provided training sessions for my hospital case management staff as well as for the annual state case management conference. In both situations, we received great remarks from those in attendance. Due to the overwhelming positive feedback at our annual conference, he was invited back as the keynote speaker. John is flexible and can adapt his presentation to meet the needs of any audience. John’s sessions are engaging, thought provoking, funny & interactive. He makes the audience a part of the conversation. John is professional and pays attention to detail so that his customers are satisfied. We will continue to utilize him as a speaker!"


      Sherry Thornton, RN, Case Management Manager Spartanburg Regional Health System (Spartanburg, SC)

      South Carolina ACMA Secretary



  • "John's professionalism and attention to detail exudes excellence. Listeners are ALWAYS engaged, refreshed, motivated, and grateful they came. The teamwork, best work, and results that follow training with John are undeniable, valuable, and worthy of the investment."    


      Shannon Pierce, RN, Founder, New Ocean Health Solutions (Greenville, SC)      


  • "John is an outstanding facilitator. Practical, relevant, real. His Leadership seminar was one of the best training classes I have attended in years!"    


      Participant, Skillpath Seminars Training Event (Indianapolis, IN)    


  • "John provided a turn-key product for our staff retreat. Our staff gained a lot of good information and techniques to use when working together as a team. We will use John again."                                          


      Hurschell Matthews, Greenville Health System (Greenville, SC)



  • “We knew we needed a trainer with real-world experience in health care that could provide relevant solutions and an overall engaging style in order to get the necessary buy-in from our staff. John was able to provide all of this in a series of interactive training sessions which were highly praised by our management and front-line staff. Both his flexibility and attention to detail were greatly valued and we plan to utilize KeyPoint for future training needs.”                                      


      Kristin Irby, Wellness & Staff Development Coordinator, Partners Behavioral Health Management (Gastonia, NC)



  • "John Furnell, Founder of Keypoint Training is an engaging speaker that has worked with our group on many occasions for membership training and team building. Always a professional, John is flexible and can adapt presentations to suit the company needs.  John’s seminars offer the motivation and interactive leadership training our group enjoys, and they receive skills they can share with their staff."


     Melody Bailey, Executive Director, SC Assisted Living Association (Lexington, SC)



  • "John Furnell is a wonderful trainer! He provided our group with a variety of activities to keep us engaged for an all day workshop. He is extremely well versed on his subject matter. I highly recommend him to others."


     Participant, National Seminars Training Event (Bloomington, MN)



  • "Mr. Furnell provided an awesome experience plus many WOW moments as I learned how to become a more effective trainer and coach to my team."  


     Participant, National Seminars Training Event (Oak Brook, IL)



  • "John has listened, coached, and mentored me through my transition into the Corporate Training world.  Working with John has changed the way I think. I now look at training with excitement and opportunity."


    Joan Taylor, Corporate Training Manager, T & S Brass International (Travelers Rest, SC)