Topic: Inspiration / Achievement

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 5

Kristina Wandzilak and Constance Curry

Authors of "The Lost Years"

This mother and daughter share their heartfelt story about the struggles, dangers and disappointments of drug and alcohol abuse and a beautiful reminder that you should never lose hope….it is never too late for a happy ending.

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Jim Abbott

Motivational Speaker, Former Major League Baseball Pitcher

The Major League Baseball pitcher who was born with only one hand, Jim Abbott shares with audiences the keys to adapting, persevering and removing obstacles to success.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 3 Videos: 8

Mike Abrashoff

Former Commander, USS Benfold and Author, It's Your Ship

Mike Abrashoff took command of USS Benfold . . . near-worst performing ship in the Navy . . . 12 months later it was the best ship in the fleet . . . using the very same crew. How? Mike changed his leadership style and the ship's culture.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Michael C. Anthony

The Speaker You Can't Keep Out Of Your Mind

Award winning Body Language & Sales Expert. Best-selling author of Body Language Secrets - How to Read Minds by Reading Bodies. Michael’s programs are hilarious, interactive and content rich. He’s been seen on CBS, ABC, NBC & Fox!

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 6 Videos: 1

Dr. Inge Auerbacher

Holocaust Survivor, Author, Inspirational speaker

Dr. Inge Auerbacher is a child survivor of the Holocaust, who speaks not only of the Nazi era, but also of surviving great horrors, and her strength of over-coming evil with courage, faith and the ability to still belief in humanity.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 11 Videos: 2

Dr. Robert Ballard

Deep Sea Explorer, Discovered Titanic Reckage

“I grew up wanting to be Captain Nemo from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.” Best known for his 1985 discovery of the Titanic, Dr. Robert Ballard has succeeded in tracking down numerous other significant shipwrecks.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Chris Bashinelli

Actor & Activist

Actor/Humanitarian from Brooklyn whose TV career spans MTV to The Sopranos; celebrated Emcee and Guest Speaker for TedX and the United Nations, at Jane Goodall’s National Leadership Retreat; Published Writer for Huffington Post and Lonely Planet; travels across the world hosting the TV Series Bridge the Gap on PBS TV

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 5 Videos: 1

Johnny Bench

National Baseball Hall Of Famer, 1989

Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 1989, Bench is considered "Baseball's Greatest Catcher". Over the years, he has maintained balance by using his celebrity status to aid several worthy causes.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 5

Robyn Benincasa

New York Times Best-Selling Author and World Champion Adventure Racer

In her keynote, Robyn addresses how to create true synergy among teammates, making them better together than any individual could ever be alone. A World Champion Adventure Racer, Robyn imparts the wisdom she learned from her extreme teammates about how to innovate, adapt, overcome and win as one.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Greg Bennick

Change Management Expert, Humorist

Greg offers new ideas about serving people more effectively, managing the unexpected, dealing with change, and how to handle a life in constant motion. And the best part, he grabs the attention of his audiences by using juggling as a metaphor in his keynote speaking.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 4 Videos: 1

Brian Biro

America's Breakthrough Coach

Brian Biro's programs are the most energizing, engaging, fun, and powerful out there!

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Eric Boles

Leadership and Change Management Expert

Eric's message is all about changing and making a difference. He talks about the concepts and strategies that has seen work in his training and coaching assignments. They are not just theories or nice ideas.

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Keynotes: 11 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Tony Brigmon

Ambassador of FUN - "Finally! A humorous motivational speaker with loads of relevant content!"

Tony Brigmon was the face of Southwest Airlines as their "Ambassador of Fun" both internally to employees, and externally to civic and service groups. Southwest focused on fun because fun created serious results, and Tony brings those fun best-practices and ideas to every event that he speaks to.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 2 Videos: 4

Joan Brock

Author of More Than Meets the Eye

Joan shares her inspiring story of the sudden loss of her sight then the loss of her husband to cancer. Joan will captivate your audience while sharing the importance of making positive and productive choices in this world of change and challenge.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 2 Videos: 1

Ed Brodow

The King of Negotiators

Ed Brodow is the world's top spokesman on the art of negotiation.

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Kevin Brown

Helping Organizations Create a Culture of HEROES at Every Level

The HERO Effect is about being your best when it matters the most. Kevin shares ideas, strategies and principles that will inspire and equip participants to show up every day and make a positive difference. Your team will be motivated to reach beyond what is required and do something remarkable!

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 3 Videos: 6

Tanya Brown

Overcoming Adversity and Domestic Violence Awareness

I work with individuals and groups who would like to learn more about managing life chaos for personal and professional well being and success. I am a professional keynote speaker and life coach who inspires audiences and clients to live more balanced and violent free lives.

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Chief David Brown

Former Dallas Police Chief, Violence, Personal Tragedy

His life and career have also been marked by personal tragedy and triumph. The tragedies include the death of his brother to drug-related violence, the murder of his partner, and the death of his mentally ill adult son in a shootout with police that also left a police officer dead.

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Nick Buettner

Community and Corporate Program Director

Nick will share with us the secrets from these cultures that have the greatest life expectancy and where more people reach a healthy age 100 than anywhere else in the world.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 7

Peter Buffett

Emmy Award-winning Musician, Philanthropist and Author

As Co-Chair of the NoVo Foundation, with his wife Jennifer, they seek to empower girls and women as the primary agents of change. Buffett’s inspiring New York Times Best-Seller, Life Is What You Make It, has sold nearly half a million copies worldwide.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Scott Burrows

Inspirational and Motivational Speaker

Scott Burrows’ unforgettable story of turning a paralyzing setback into a powerful comeback through a clear Vision, a determined Mindset and unstoppable Grit inspires. As a Keynote Motivational Speaker , you will find that his captivating message is one of hope, courage and perseverance.

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Keynotes: 12 Books: 5 Videos: 3

Karyn Buxman

Mission to heal through humor.

Learn to Lead with Laughter with keynote speaker, author and neurohumorist Karyn Buxman. When you do, you’ll see: Powerful cultural changes within the organization that result in better customer service, greater productivity, enhanced morale, and enduring employee loyalty. Funny Means Money!

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 10 Videos: 1

Laura Caldwell

Former Civil Trial Attorney and Director of Life After Innocence

Lawyer-turned-Author-turned-Humanitarian; Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the Law School of Loyola University Chicago, Founder & Director of Life After Innocence; Author of 13 books, including Long Way Home: A Young Man Lost in the System and the Two Women Who Found Him (2010)

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 0

Bradley Callow

Speaker, Entrepreneur and Catalyst for Transformation

Bradley is a young entrepreneur who speaks to inform others of the self-destructive behaviors teens and young adults easily fall into. He motivates families to open their minds to the possibilities they may never knew existed. He then provides the resources needed to explore and overcome them.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Colette Carlson

Business Communication & Human Behavior Expert

A crowd-pleasing speaker with proven results, Colette Carlson’s seminars are both informative and laugh-out-loud funny. With a Masters Degree in Human Behavior and a fascination with communication trends, Colette delivers the latest research letting the facts support the fun. Her audiences walk away with new ideas and new energy.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 1

AMBER CHAND

Leading with Grace and Authenticity in Uncertain Times.

Amber brings a refreshing and unique global perspective to the journey of authentic and inspired leadership. A gifted storyteller, successful global entrepreneur and a refugee from Uganda during the tyrannical reign of Idi Amin, she mesmerizes her audiences with personal leadership stories of courage, resilience, grace and determination.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 4 Videos: 11

Kathryn Childers

One of first women agents in the United States Secret Service

Kathryn Childers was one of the first five women hired into the Secret Service in 1970 protecting Presidents, dignitaries, as well as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and her children. Journalist, philanthropist, and author/publisher followed. Through it all, she became an expert at doing it scared ... and shares that courageous journey.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 3 Videos: 2

Scott Christopher

Keynote Speaker, Author, Humorist

The perfect bookend keynote speaker. Scott will either kick off your event with laughter and inspiration or close it by sending attendees home with smiling faces and happy hearts.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 4 Videos: 3

Dan Clark

The New York Times Bestselling Author, Hall of Fame Speaker, Award-winning Athlete

Dan Clark uses his unique extraordinary life experiences of soaring into space, fighting back from a paralyzing injury that short his football career, and interviewing the world's most successful business gurus, superstar athletes, influential celebrities, and military heroes, to customize every speech to the specific needs of every meeting planner.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 4 Videos: 8

Geoff Colvin

Senior Editor-at-Large, Fortune Magazine and Author/Commentator on Business & Economic Issues

Geoff Colvin is Fortune magazines senior editor-at-large. He speaks on critical trends, news impacting business and economic climate. He is focused on managing, leading and competing in disruptive times. He is also the author of, Talent is Overrated, Humans are Underrated.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 2

The Water Coolers

Hilarious singing comedy about work delivered by ridiculously talented performers.

The Water Coolers deliver hilarious singing comedy about work delivered by ridiculously talented performers. Your audience will laugh super hard, be energized, relaxed, focused and grateful. You’ll look like a rock star for hiring them.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Robin Crow

Rock Star CEO & Entrepreneur

Robin Crow’s message is simply this: businesses and individuals who respond fastest to change will be the ones most likely to survive and prosper. What Robin writes and speaks about is inspired by leading his companies, Dark Horse Recording and Dark Horse Institute to sustained profitability.

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Zubin Damania, MD

Innovative Founder of Turntable Health, YouTube Sensation ZDoggMD

Innovative Founder of Turntable Health, YouTube Sensation ZDoggMD (brings awareness to important health topics using parody music videos which receive millions of views)

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Stephanie Decker

Inspiring Mom: Lost Both Legs Saving Children From Tornado, Founder of the Stephanie Decker Foundation

Stephanie Decker is the inspiring mother who lost both legs saving her children during a tornado. She also founded the Stephanie Decker Foundation which helps children with missing limbs take part in sports camps.

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Susan Dentzer

Senior Policy Adviser to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

A compelling, thoughtful, and entertaining speaker widely recognized for her ability to communicate clearly with both expert audiences and the general public.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Dr. Mark DeVolder

The Change Specialist

Dr. Mark DeVolder is recognized as one of today's original thinkers and motivators on transitions. His high-energy, content-rich and humor-filled presentations teach people how to be bold, flexible and innovative in face of constant change.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Todd Dewett, PhD

Inspiring Authenticity in Leadership, Sales, Innovation, Culture, and Customer Experiences

Dr. Dewett is the only speaker in our database who is an Inc. Magazine Top 100 Leadership Speaker, TEDx speaker, a decorated professor, and two-time #1 global author for millions through Lynda.com at Linkedin.

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Jon Dorenbos

Long Snapper for the Philadelphia Eagles, Corporate Speaker, Magician

Jon shares his inspiring story from losing his parents at the age of 12, working through the foster system to making it to the NFL Pro Bowl. It's an amazing story of overcoming adversity, heart, and perseverance.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Joe Ehrmann

Coach for America/SHIFTWHY, Former NFL Player

Joe Ehrmann has been a speaker, author, activist, and coach for more than 35 years. His book, “InSideOut Coaching: How Sports Can Transform Lives,” explains how to become a transformational coach, changing lives and society by helping to develop healthy men and women.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 4 Videos: 1

Chester Elton

NYT and #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of All In and The Carrot Principle

Chester¹s most requested keynote is on culture and managing change, based on his #1 bestselling book All In: How the Best Managers Create a Culture of Belief and Drive Big Results, but he also frequently speaks on employee engagement, leadership, generational issues in the workplace, and recognition.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Susan Ershler

History-Making Mountain Climber, Business Executive, International Speaker and Bestselling Author

In her popular keynotes, Susan shares her Project ∙ Prepare ∙ Persevere® methodology, which can transform any business organization into a dynamic force for revenue growth. Having risen through the ranks to corporate leadership, Susan keenly appreciates the challenges business professionals experience at every stage in their careers.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Bob Eubanks

Former Game Show Host and Music Promoter

I’m sure when you hear the name Bob Eubanks, you think of the Newlywed Game. But, why not? TV guide named him one of the top five game show hosts of all time. He’s an eight time Emmy award winner with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Janet Evans

Greatest Female Distance Swimmer in History

Olympic Legend Janet Evans is widely considered to be the greatest female distance swimmer of all time and her extensive list of accomplishments is highlighted by five Olympic Medals. She has since transferred those successes to keynote speaking, sharing her inspirational story of becoming one of America’s greatest athletes.

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Keynotes: 9 Books: 5 Videos: 4

Bruce Feiler

Bestselling Author and New York Times Columnist

Bruce Feiler is one of America’s most popular voices on contemporary life. He writes the popular “This Life” column in the Sunday New York Times and is the author of six consecutive New York Times best-sellers, including The Council of Dads.

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Keynotes: 9 Books: 4 Videos: 2

Keith Ferrazzi

#1 NY Times Bestselling Author of Who’s Got Your Back and Never Eat Alone

As founder/CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight, Keith Ferrazzi works to transform old behaviors that block global organizations from reaching strategic goals into new behaviors that increase shareholder value. Building on the correlation of positive relationships to business success, Ferrazzi 's collaborative coaching and motivation of key constituencies achieves desired business outcomes.

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Robert Fogarty

Robert Fogarty - Bio

Robert X. Fogarty’s portrait project, Dear World, began in New Orleans as photographic love notes to the city. He now uses his distinct message-on-skin-style to tell stories of subjects regardless of religion, race or language. His work has been featured by the Washington Post, PBS and CNN.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 6

John Foley

Former Lead Solo Pilot of the Blue Angels

John is the former lead solo pilot of the Blue Angels, a Sloan Fellow at Stanford School of Business and an expert in the how of high performance teams. His exciting, rare journey inspires awe, triggering individuals to take action and rethink what they believe is possible.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Steve Ford

Actor & Son of President Gerald Ford

Steve Ford shares a broad range of inspirational stories, including how the family dealt with Betty Ford's battles with alcoholism and breast cancer, his own successful fight in overcoming alcoholism, and the Nixon Pardon.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 2

DeVon Franklin

President/CEO of Franklin Entertainment; Author

President/CEO of Franklin Entertainment, in conjunction with Sony Pictures Entertainment; Named by The Hollywood Reporter as one of the top 35 executives under 35 and one of the top 10 industry impact players by the NAACP; Producer of The Karate Kid, Hancock and Heaven Is for Real

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Juliet Funt

Expert in Coping with the Age of Overload

Juliet Funt is the founder and owner of WhiteSpace at Work, training and consulting firm that helps organizations, their leaders and employees flip the norms of business in order to reclaim their creativity, productivity and engagement.

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Jack Garcia

New York Times bestselling author of “Making Jack  Falcone” and Undercover FBI Agent

In his 26 years of service with the FBI and as an Undercover FBI Agent in over 100 major Undercover operations, Jack Garcia is best known for his Undercover role as "Jack Falcone," who infiltrated the Gambino crime family in New York for nearly three years.

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Christopher Gardner

Inspiration for the Film, The Pursuit of Happyness

Chris is an inspirational speaker addressing the keys to overcoming obstacles and breaking cycles. Gardner is a passionate philanthropist whose work has been recognized by many esteemed organizations. Chris' amazing life story was published as an autobiography, The Pursuit of Happyness, later followed by a film of the same name.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 5

David Garibaldi

WORLD RENOWNED ARTIST

David Garibaldi is a world-renowned Performance Painter who creates life-size masterpieces all under 10 minutes.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 2 Videos: 4

Yossi Ghinsberg

The Power to Survive, Inspiration for the Movie 'Jungle'

Yossi Ghinsberg - Bringing Amazon survival skills to business. Yossi ignites the human spirit to overcome rising challenges, breathing new perspectives into individuals and organizations worldwide. Yossi is a master story teller.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 7 Videos: 3

Steve Gilliland

Member of the National Speakers Association's Speaker Hall of Fame

Steve Gilliland’s exceptional combination of sidesplitting humor and his compelling message landed him on eSpeakers 2015 Top 10 list of motivational speakers among 9,000 candidates. Over one million people have heard him speak LIVE and 25 Fortune 100 companies have hired him.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Barbara Glanz

CSP, CPAE, Hall of Fame Speaker

Barbara can help your organization by raising morale, improving internal communication, generating creative thinking, facilitating teambuilding, increasing personal productivity, and motivating employees to give exceptional service.

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Gian Paul Gonzalez

Motivational Speaker

During the New York Giants’ 2011 Super Bowl run, much of their inspiration is attributed to Gian Paul Gonzalez (pronounced John-Paul). Prior to the Giant’s Christmas Eve game with the NY Jets, Gonzalez delivered the now famous “ALL IN” rally cry message during the Giants’ chapel service

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Dan Gregory

President & CEO The business of human behavior

Dan Gregory specializes in behaviors and belief systems – what drives, motivates and influences us. One of the most respected voices in the industry, Dan has worked with some of the biggest brands in the world: Coca-Cola, Unilever, Vodafone, MTV and News Ltd.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 3 Videos: 2

Erin Gruwell

Educator and Founder of the Freedom Writers Foundation

Erin Gruwell is a teacher, an author, and the founder of the Freedom Writers Foundation. By fostering an educational philosophy that values and promotes diversity, Erin transformed her students’ lives.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 0

Peter Guber

Chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment

Founder and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment, the visionary multimedia venture spanning movies, TV, sports, and new media, Peter Guber is among the most successful executives and entrepreneurs in the entertainment and communications industries.

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Bethany Hamilton

Soul Surfer

At the age of thirteen, Bethany was attacked by a 14-foot tiger shark while surfing. The attack left her with a severed left arm. After losing over 60% of her blood, and making it through several surgeries, Bethany was on her way to recovery with an unbelievably positive attitude.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Phil Hansen

Internationally-recognized Multimedia Artist, Author, Innovator

Phil Hansen is an international multi-media artist who explores new ways to overcome limitations with innovation and creativity.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 2 Videos: 7

Carla Harris

Vice Chairman, Global Wealth Management, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley

Carla Harris is a Vice Chairman, Global Wealth Management, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley. In August 2013, Carla Harris was appointed by President Barack Obama to chair the National Women’s Business Council.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 2 Videos: 2

Chris Helder

Master in the areas of communication and influence

Master in the areas of communication and influence; Author of two bestselling books: “The Ultimate Book of Influence” which has been published in five languages, and his latest release, “Useful Belief”, which is a game changer in the field of motivation and performance; Presented over 2,000 times around the world

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 2 Videos: 6

Doc Hendley

Founder of Wine To Water & One of the Top 10 CNN 2009 Heroes

Founder and President of Wine To Water & CNN Hero; expert on the immense power of relationships to transcend perceived barriers; Author of Wine to Water: A Bartender’s Quest for Clean Water in the World (2012)

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 3 Videos: 2

Sally Hogshead

Expert on How to Fascinate

Sally Hogshead is a Hall of Fame Speaker and bestselling author of HOW THE WORLD SEES YOU , a complete guide on how to defeat the threat of competition and add value to every communication. Sally has taught 200,000+ people how to use their natural strengths to become more persuasive.

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Keynotes: 10 Books: 0 Videos: 6

Gary Hoover

Business Thought Leader, Entrepreneur, Innovator

No one is more widely read and knows more about businesses and different industries than Gary Hoover. He understands innovation and entrepreneurship. He is a dynamic speaker.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 4 Videos: 2

Dick Hoyt

Father-Son Duo and a Marathon Tradition

Dick travels the country doing corporate and community presentations, educating the public about disability awareness and promoting the Team Hoyt motto, “Yes You Can”. Through his presentation, Dick shares his lifelong commitment to changing attitudes and educating others on the world of disabilities.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 4 Videos: 4

Earvin “Magic” Johnson

Businessman; Philanthropist; NBA Hall of Famer

Earvin “Magic” Johnson has become the most powerful African-American businessman in the world. He is a Major League Baseball owner, an NBA Legend, a 2-Time Hall of Famer, an Entrepreneur, a Philanthropist and a Motivational Speaker.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 2

Jim Johnson

Coach

Over 30 years of experience developing winning high-school basketball teams sets the stage for the unique credibility and power of Coach Jim Johnson’s message. One particular victory with an autistic student-manager, continues to reverberate into countless lives as audience after audience is touched by a wave of courage and tenacity.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 4 Videos: 1

Dr. Willie Jolley

Award-winning speaker and singer, best-selling author and media personality

There are many motivational speakers, and then there is the one, the only, the incomparable Dr. Willie Jolley. He has been described simultaneously as a world-class, award-winning speaker and singer, best-selling author and media personality.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Dewitt Jones

Former National Geographic Photographer

Dewitt Jones is one of America’s top professional photographers. A master of the platform, he combines stories from his years with NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC with his extraordinary photographs to teach both creativity and vision. Each year his words and images inspire thousands to ‘Celebrate What’s Right With the World’!

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee

The Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th Century

Jackie Joyner-Kersee is considered to be the greatest female athlete of the 20th century. Lesser known are her tireless efforts and remarkable accomplishments as a philanthropist, advocate, and inspirational speaker. She has been described by sports media as one of the warmest, most even-tempered, grace-filled persons in all of athletics.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Ron Kaufman

New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of "Uplifting Service"

In today’s economy, customer expectations in every industry are rising. What was once considered a perk, bonus or plus is now a promise clients expect – and even demand. Packed with powerful principles and proven techniques, Ron Kaufman will educate, motivate and inspire your team.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 2 Videos: 5

Katty Kay

Lead Anchor, BBC World News America and Co-Author, Womenomics

BBC World News America anchor . . . based in D.C. . . covers Washington politics, elections, and global affairs . . . regular on Meet the Press and Morning Joe (MSNBC) . . . popular with professional women’s groups because of her bestsellers: Womenomics and The Confidence Code.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 14 Videos: 3

Craig Kielburger

Co-Founder Free The Children, Me to We and We Day

Craig Kielburger is an internationally acclaimed speaker, humanitarian, social entrepreneur and New York Times bestselling author. He is the co-founder of a family of organizations dedicated to shifting the world from ‘me’ to ‘we.’

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Elliot Kotek

Content Chief & Co-Founder of Not Impossible, Executive Director - The Not Impossible Foundation

Elliot is a social innovator with degrees in Law, Science and Storytelling. His particular obsession is collaborating on harnessing technology and science to produce low-cost solutions for our most vulnerable populations then utilizing the power of film and the strength of brands to amplify those stories for true reach.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 1 Videos: 8

Polly LaBarre

Co-author, Mavericks at Work and Founding Member, Fast Company Magazine, Director, Management Lab, Co-founder, MIX

Polly LaBarre is the founding writer of Fast Company and the co-author of Mavericks at Work. Polly helps leaders create organizations that are fit for the future , helps change the way organizations do change and create cultures that unleash imagination, passion and initiative of everyone.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 6

Rex Lewis-Clack and Cathleen Lewis

Inspirational Mother and Son Featured on 60 Minutes

Born blind, Rex Lewis-Clack was diagnosed with autism as a toddler, and then labeled a musical genius (piano) by the age of 7, when musicologists became astounded by Rex's ability to play back complex piano pieces he had heard only once.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Isaac Lidsky

Eyes Wide Open

Isaac Lidsky has the ability to speak on several topics based on his life experiences including a retinal degenerative disease that lead to his progressive sight loss and blindness, entrepreneurship, leadership, teams & motivation. Side Note: Isaac played Weasel on NBC's Saved by the Bell.

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Keynotes: 7 Books: 4 Videos: 6

Dan Lier

Sales and Leadership Expert

Dan Lier is a premier speaker in the sales, leadership and productivity space. His customized keynote talks are engaging, interactive and above all, the participants walk away with multiple skills and a positive mindset to increase their business.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Amanda Lindhout

Kidnap Survivor, Bestselling Author & Journalist

An award winning humanitarian, journalist and NY Times bestselling author, Amanda Lindhout was abducted and held hostage by teenage criminals in 2008 while researching a story on the millions of people ravaged by two decades of war, drought, and famine. She endured 460 days of unimaginable hardships during her captivity.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Carey Lohrenz

First Female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in North America

World’s 1st Female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot, Flew Missions Worldwide as a Combat-Mission-Ready United States Aircraft Carrier Navy Pilot; appeared on CNN, MSNBC, NBC, CBS, ABC, NPR, TIME Magazine, Huffington Post, Author of Fearless Leadership: High-Performance Lessons from the Flight Deck (2014)

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Dr. James Maas

Nation's Top Sleep Educator And Award-Winning Professor

World famous sleep educator gives a dynamic program with incredible take-away value that constantly receives standing ovations. The information provided with audience interaction will increase daytime alertness, psychological mood, productivity, creativity, athletic prowess, general health and longevity

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Marti MacGibbon, CADC-II, ACRPS, CAPMS

Humorous Inspirational Speaker, Nationally Award-winning Author

Humorous inspirational speaker Marti MacGibbon, entertains, empowers, and motivates audiences to overcome challenges, sharing her story of triumph over addiction, homelessness, human trafficking, and domestic violence. Audiences come away armed with simple, effective tools for creating positive change, reducing stress, and building resilience.

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Loretta Malandro

Communication expert

The solution in an unpredictable environment is to counterbalance high levels of uncertainty with a high standard of leadership behavior. When leaders change how they behave and demonstrate accountability and partnership, they transform what the organization is capable of achieving and generate long lasting results.

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David Marin

Parenting, Adoption, Fatherhood

We have a guy who adopted three abandoned siblings - as a single person - and wrote a book that was excepted in Reader's Digest worldwide. His speech is powerful, hilarious, and will change your life.

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Kyle Maynard

Inspirational Athlete, Entrepreneur & Author of No Excuses

Despite being born with arms end at the elbows and legs near the knees, Kyle wrestled for one of the best teams in the Southeast, set records in weightlifting, fought in mixed martial arts, and became the first man to crawl on his own to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

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Keynotes: 9 Books: 6 Videos: 1

Eileen McDargh, CSP, CPAE

Chief Energy Officer, The Resiliency Group

Eileen is a dynamic & fun motivational speaker with contagious energy and is an expert in leadership development and resiliency.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Matt McFadyen

Record breaking Polar Adventurer and Sailor; Leading Positive Change

Experienced sailor and polar adventurer from Australia; Teammate on three record-breaking expeditions to the North Pole; Named the youngest Australian to reach the North Pole; Expert on adventure, leadership, team work, motivation, and inspiration.

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Greg McKeown

Best-selling Author Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, CEO of THIS Inc, Young Global Leader

Speaks to people who have ever felt motion sickness instead of momentum or felt they were making a millimeter progress in a million directions. Offers a way of thinking for discerning what is essential, eliminating what is not, and removing obstacles in order to break through to the next level.

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Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP

Learn the power of goal-setting and grit to drive happiness and success in your life.

Caroline Adams Miller is an internationally-known coach, author and speaker on the topic of grit, goal accomplishment and their connection with happiness. She is recognized as one of the world’s leaders on this research and how it can be applied to one’s life for maximum transformation and growth.

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Shannon Miller

7-Time Olympic Medalist and America's Most Decorated Gymnast

Shannon Miller remains the Most Decorated Gymnast in American History which includes a tally of 7 Olympic medals from the 1992 and 1996 Games! Now a cancer survivor and business owner, Shannon empowers women and families to make their health a priority through education and awareness.

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Dr. Will Miller

Comedian and Authority on Stress Reduction and Life Balance

Outstanding Keynote speaker & trainer on Emotional Wellbeing, Coping with Change & Life-Span Development. A Psychotherapist & Health Psychologist with extensive media experience. Former headline comedian & TV personality (Nick-at-Nite, NBC), Teaches graduate students at Purdue University on ethics & social media. Best-selling co-author of Refrigerator Rights

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 10 Videos: 2

Dan Millman

World Champion Athlete, Coach, Bestselling Author

Dan Millman, former world champion athlete, university coach, martial arts instructor, and college professor, has written 16 books published in 29 languages, including Way of the Peaceful Warrior, adapted to film in 2007. Dan speaks worldwide to leaders in business, sports, health, psychology, education, entertainment, and the arts.

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Alden M. Mills

Former Navy SEAL Platoon Commander, Inc 500 CEO and Author of Be Unstoppable

Against all odds, ALDEN MILLS conquered asthma to accomplish extraordinary things: Nationally-ranked rower, a 3-time Navy SEAL platoon commander, CEO of one of the fastest growing companies in America, and author of Be Unstoppable. In doing it all, Alden failed more times than he succeeded.

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Vince Molinaro

New York Times Best Selling author of "The Leadership Contract"

Vince's speeches challenge audiences to find new levels of leadership in themselves and in their organizations. He focuses specifically on what it takes to lead and to support.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 4

Tricia Molloy

Corporate Leadership Speaker on Work-Life Balance and Achieving Goals

In today's corporate environment, employees are often asked to do more with fewer resources. Tricia Molloy's practical, powerful programs help them stay positive and focused so they can better manage their time, energy and mindset.

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Ryan Moody

Strength Through Adversity - Health and Fitness

Ryan is a Health and Fitness professional who focuses on strengthening both the mind and the body. The programs he developed are tools that attendees can use to improve their mental fortitude, wipe out fear, and improve physical functionality into their later years.

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Jim Morris, The Rookie

The Inspiration for the Movie “The Rookie”

Jim Morris is the subject of Disney's film "The Rookie." He's the science teacher/coach who made a bet with his baseball team; if they won district he would try out for an MLB team. They did, he did and made it to the major leagues in three months!

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Mildred D Muhammad

Awarded Global Speaker, Certified Consultant, CNN Contributor, Domestic Abuse Survivor/Advocate, Trainer/Educator & Author

As the ex-wife of the D.C. sniper, whose three-week rampage began with the goal of finding Mildred to kill her, the very personal details of her experiences involving fear, abuse and many of times, victim-blaming, have allowed Mildred’s mission to be even more.

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Cary Mullen

Olympian, World Cup Champion and Expert on Winning in Extreme Conditions

Cary Mullen shares success strategies from the high performance world of sport teaching us how to take our game from where it is today to the next level. By studying top producers for over 20 years, Mullen discovered an intentional process that the best in the world follow repeatedly.

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Aimee Mullins

Groundbreaking Athlete, Fashion Icon, Actor, TED All-Star, and Design Innovator

Aimée Mullins revels in the continuous exploration of what is possible—both for herself and those whose lives she touches. Aimée has developed her own unique formula for creating the “invented life,” fashioned from her undeniably unique combination of life experiences.

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Roger Nierenberg

Symphony Conductor

Roger Nierenberg is the creator of The Music Paradigm. Mr. Nierenberg had lengthy tenures as the Music Director for the Stamford Symphony Orchestra in Connecticut, and the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra in Florida.

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Andre Norman

Prisoner Turned Philanthropist

Andre’s mission is simple – to motivate others to make a change. Through sharing his life experiences, Andre’s goal is to empower those with a desire to make a change. Andre can be your guide to create the steps for putting your life on the path you seek.

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Miles O'Brien

Emmy-Award Winning Reporter, Science & Tech Expert

Veteran journalist, news anchor and correspondent covering science, technology and aerospace. He is a speaker and a very capable host/moderator and MC.

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Scott O'Grady

An American Hero and Survivor

Scott O’Grady is a former United States Air Force Captain and Air Force fighter pilot who gained prominence after the June 2, 1995 Mrkonjic Grad incident, in which he ejected over Bosnia when his F-16C was shot down by a Bosnian Serb SA-6 while he was patrolling the no-fly zone.

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John O'Leary

Author of On Fire: The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life

In 1987, John was a curious nine-year-old boy. Playing with fire and gasoline, he created a massive explosion in his garage and was burned on 100% of his body. John was given one percent chance to survive.

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Justin Osmond

Speaker | Author | Producer | Humanitarian

Justin, born into a world-renowned musical family with a 90% hearing loss has the unique ability to capture and captivate his audience with stories calling on reserves of courage, determination and self-belief in order to succeed and sometimes to simply survive.

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Nando Parrado

New York Times Bestselling Author, Rugby Legend, Hero and Inspiration for the Movie, Alive

His is a story that many will recognize, but few have an opportunity to hear first hand. Nando Parrado recounts the extraordinary tale of how he and 15 of his teammates survived for 72 brutal days after their plane crashed into the frozen Andes Mountains more than 40 years ago.

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Neil Pasricha

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Pasricha delivers a blend of positive psychology trends, strategic frameworks and contagious passion for workplace happiness. He draws on his background leading leadership development for Fortune 10 companies to provide inspiration and tools to generate ideas, stimulate productivity and unlock potential.

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Kevin Pearce

Love Your Brain

After becoming one of the worlds best competitive snowboardings and having a career ending Traumatic Brain Injury (T.B.I) I have now put my focus in place. To teach people how and what it means to Love Your Brain

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Samantha Peszek

Olympic & NCAA Champion Motivational Speaker

2008 Olympic Silver medalist, three-time NCAA Champion and Hall of Fame inductee, Samantha Peszek has had to endure many obstacles in her gymnastics career to reach the pinnacle of her gymnastics career. Hear her captivating story and allow her to connect and re-charge your inspiration and excitement for life.

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Jeremy Poincenot

World Blind Golf Champion

Jeremy advises organizations on making key shifts with overcoming adversity. Jeremy inspires audiences all over the country, spreading his story of overcoming adversity and encouraging others to gain perspective in their own lives. Through losing his eyesight, Jeremy learned the importance of interdependence.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 6 Videos: 3

Vince Poscente

Motivational Keynote Speaker, Olympian, NY Times Bestselling Author

Vince Poscente is a blast of energy, a wellspring of innovative content and flat-out funny. He is an expert in helping people speed past obstacles towards extraordinary outcomes, while delivering an unforgettable experience.

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Chad Pregracke

2013 CNN Hero; Social Entrepreneur

Chad Pregracke embodies how one person can make a difference. Since the age 17, Chad has lead a movement for cleaner water through hard work and by mobilizing thousands of volunteers and corporations to join his cause. His presentation style is authentic, humorous, spontaneous, and inspires people to take action!

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Amy Purdy

Survivor, Paralympic Medalist, NY Times Best Selling Author, Dancer

Featured TEDx speaker, survivor, World Class snowboarder, Best-selling author, Dancing With The Stars Finalist, Toured with Oprah, Superbowl Commercial, Founder of Adaptive Action Sports

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Howard Putnam

Former CEO of Southwest Airlines

Howard Putnam is the former CEO of Southwest and Braniff Airlines and Group VP Marketing for United Airlines. Howard is a business and motivational speaker, author, consultant, commentator, and online mentor on: Leadership, Customer Service, Change, Transformation and Ethics.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 3 Videos: 1

Dr. Nido Qubein

Leadership Expert

Dr. Nido R. Qubein is an accomplished university president and a nationally recognized author, speaker, and leader. He is also chairman of Great Harvest Bread Company and serves on the boards of several national organizations.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Mike Rayburn

World's Funniest Guitar Virtuoso

Expert on personal development & human potential; One of the Youngest Inductees into the Speakers Hall of Fame; Carnegie Hall & Las Vegas Headliner; Featured in USA Today (business section), Billboard, Gig, American Entertainment, & Successful Meetings Magazines

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 1 Videos: 3

Byron Reese

Speaker, Futurist, Technologist, and Author

Speaker, futurist, technologist, entrepreneur, publisher of Gigaom. Author of “Infinite Progress: How Technology Will End Ignorance, Disease, Hunger, Poverty, and War” and the upcoming “Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity,” set to be published in 2017 by Atria, an imprint of Simon & Schuster.

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Ashley Rhodes-Courter

New York Times Best Selling Author of Three Little Words

NYT & International Bestselling author of her memoir Three Little Words (2008), currently being made into a major motion picture; ran for the Florida State Senate, featured on The Today Show, Good Morning America, Nightline, Nancy Grace, ABC Primetime

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Rick Rigsby

Motivational Keynote Speaker

Dr. Rigsby’s primary mission is to inspire greatness, encourage excellence and motivate you to impact your world! Learn how Rick Rigsby will empower you to live your dreams!

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Shayla Rivera

The Funny Rocket Scientist

Shayla Rivera is a former NASA Rocket Scientist turned Keynote Speaker, Stand-up Comedian and awareness expert with many Television credits. She inspires people from elementary school children to executives in major corporations by sharing what she has learned about awareness and taking risks. She travels worldwide entertaining our troops.

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Mel Robbins

Award Winning CNN On-Air Analyst, Best-Selling Author

CNN Contributor, SUCCESS Magazine Contributing Editor, 4th Generation Entrepreneur, Creator of “The 5 Second Rule”, Former Attorney and Fortune 500 Executive Life Coach; TEDx speaker with 7M+views; Author: The 5 Second Rule and Stop Saying You’re Fine;Authority on achieving breakthrough performance by disrupting self-doubt and building confidence to overcome fear.

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Laurie Rubin

Critically acclaimed author, songwriter, and singer

Laurie Rubin, blind mezzo-soprano and author provides audiences with a "transformative experience" in which she encourages people to dig deep to realize their dreams through life stories and music.

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Joshua Safran

Author, Attorney, and Domestic Violence Survivor and Advocate

Joshua Safran is a critically-acclaimed author, Sundance/Oprah Winfrey Network film subject, occasional rabbi, and nationally recognized advocate for domestic violence survivors and the wrongfully imprisoned. He’s a funny and powerful speaker, drawing on his experiences growing up on the dark side of "utopia" and his work as a groundbreaking attorney.

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Jeff Salz

Explorer, Anthropologist, Author, TV Personality

Dr Jeff Salz.... works with C-Suite execs at Google, Microsoft, Disney, eBay keeping the adventurous, innovative, team spirit alive!

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Tim Sanders

Internet Pioneer, Relationship Expert, Bestselling Author

Internet pioneer, best-selling author Tim’s talks center on the people side of the profit and loss statement. Based on his years in corporate sales plus exhaustive research about human behaviors, and using interactive media to grow business, Sanders’ talks offer strategy and techniques for top leadership and sales.

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Dave Sanderson

Keynote Speaker

As the last passenger off the Miracle on the Hudson I lived, and your team will learn specifically how being resourceful is the key skill to move from being just good in anything to outstanding.

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Eric Saperston

Captivating Keynote Speaker Inspires People to Produce Extraordinary Results

"What It Takes To Be Extraordinary" Eric's keynote address talks about his journey cold-calling the most powerful people in the world and taking them out for coffee. His presentation explores the common traits, motivating factors and core beliefs which enable everyday people to produce extraordinary lives.

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Roz Savage

Ocean Rower, Author, Courage Coach

Roz Savage is a record-setting solo ocean rower who uses stories from her life both on and off the ocean to illustrate why personal mastery, courage, and resilience are crucial in the corporate context.

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Mark Scharenbroich, CSP, CPAE

Emmy award winning speaker, author of "Nice Bike"

It's all about Making Connections. Are your people fully connected to the mission, each other and the customer? Strong connections are vital in our lives, yet in today’s “virtual world” it is often difficult to make meaningful connections.

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Mike Schlappi

If You Can't Stand Up, Stand Out

When Mike Schlappi takes the floor, a dazzling smile greets you. Then, you notice the wheelchair. Mike is defined by what he can do, instead of what he cannot do. Following a tragic accident, Mike has proven that just because “you can’t stand up, doesn’t mean you can’t stand out”!

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Laura Schwartz

Former White House Director of Events, Author of "Eat, Drink & Succeed"

Laura Schwartz climbed her way up the ranks to become the White House Director of Events. Today, she travels the world as a keynote speaker, best-selling author and television commentator – passionately teaching others how to Eat, Drink & Succeed!

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David Meerman Scott

Real-Time Marketing & Sales Strategist and Author of Ten Books on the Subject

Author 10 books on real-time business . . . the way people buy has changed . . . speed/agility win, not biggest budget. David’s low cost/no cost strategies and tactics help people build business, generate interest and establish new relationships in minutes – not months.

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Kendra Scott

Entrepreneur, Jewelry Designer, CEO of Kendra Scott

In 2002, Kendra Scott combined her love for fashion with her creative talents and began her own line of jewelry. Today, the Austin based designs of Kendra Scott Jewelry have found a home in her New York city showroom and can be found at top retailers around the globe.

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Ross Shafer

Hilarious Motivator and Change Expert

Highly entertaining AND provides actionable solutions. Two-for-one package of entertainment and education.

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Peter Sheahan

Bestselling Author and World Renowned Speaker on Exploiting Business Trends and New Market Opportunities

Founder & Group CEO of Karrikins Group, Peter Sheahan is known internationally for his innovative business thinking and thought leadership. With staff in more than 23 cities across 7 countries, he knows firsthand the challenges of growing a business in these rapidly-changing times.

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Janine Shepherd

A Broken Body isn't A Broken Person

Deepak Chopra calls Janine a Change Agent. Her spellbinding, inspirational keynote blends the talent of a consummate storyteller with a message of resilience, defiance, acceptance and human potential

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Marilyn Sherman

Front-row Leadership Expert

Marilyn Sherman has spent years motivating and inspiring audiences to get out of their comfort zone and get a front-row seat in life. After corporate America, she is now seen as the go-to motivational keynote speaker for companies that want to improve morale, teamwork, and communication skills.

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Peter Sims

Best-selling author, founder & CEO of Parliament, inc., and a founder of BLK SHP

From pursuing his MBA at Stanford, working in venture capital, creating successful companies, and eventually writing a book on the process of innovation (Little Bets), Peter is an entrepreneur at heart.

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Raj Sisodia

Best-selling author and founding leader of the Conscious Capitalism Movement

The world is changing and human beings are evolving rapidly. Business-as-usual will no longer work. Raj’s inspiring and original research shows that companies rooted in higher purpose and built on love and care outperform dramatically financially while creating many kinds of value for all stakeholders, including society and the planet.

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Elizabeth Smart

Abduction Survivor & Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

The abduction of Elizabeth Smart was one of the most followed child abduction cases of our time. Elizabeth’s example and life now is a daily demonstration that there really is life after a tragic event.

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Chris Spielman

ESPN College Football Analyst, Professional Speaker, and Author

There are athletes who are good at what they do: And then, there are athletes who are good to the world as well. One of the best college linebackers of his time, and cancer warrior continuing the fight that he and late wife Stefanie started after her first diagnosis.

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Lyn St. James

Retired Professional IndyCar Driver

Lyn St. James is a change agent, not just in sports, but someone who makes people think differently about themselves and about others. Her accomplishments on and off the track intrigue people and her style is engaging and inspiring.

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Dr. Natalie Stavas

Harvard Doctor, Boston Marathon Hero, Mentor, Runner, International Humanitarian, Speaker

Attending physician at Boston Children’s Hospital and an instructor in pediatrics at Harvard Medical School; Marathoner whose heroic acts saved multiple lives in the Boston Marathon bombing; Named 2013 Bostonian of the Year; Featured in Runners World, The New York Times, LA Times, The Boston Globe

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Gretchen Ki Steidle

Co-Author, Devil Came on Horseback, and Founder of Global Grassroots

Gretchen is a producer of the documentary film and co-author of the memoir, "The Devil Came on Horseback: Bearing Witness to the Genocide in Darfur". She is the founder of Global Grassroots where she is pioneering work using mindfulness to advance social innovation for Africa's most vulnerable women.

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Scott Steinberg

Business Strategist, Innovation + Trend Expert, Technology Futurist

Award-winning professional speaker, bestselling expert on leadership/innovation. Author of Make Change Work for You: 10 Ways to Future-Proof Yourself, Fearlessly Innovate, and Succeed Despite Uncertainty. Leading futurist/trends expert: 600+ outlets from CNN to TIME. Fortune 500 calls "defining figure” and "top trendsetter to follow."

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Leslie Morgan Steiner

New York Times Bestselling Author

Leslie Morgan Steiner is a master of engaging men and women in today's most important women's leadership issues -- parenthood, relationships, and work/family balance.

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Curt Steinhorst

Founder and President of The Promentum Group

For the first time in history, our world is without barriers to connection or communication. This has fundamentally altered the way people work, engage, and communicate. In this intensely practical speech, Curt shares communication insights that help you rise above the noise and focus strategies to help block it out.

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Matt Stutzman

The Armless Archer

Inexplicably born without arms, Matt Stutzman has overcome incredible obstacles to become a world-class archer and renowned speaker. Matt, The Armless Archer, used his incredible skills to win a Silver Medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games and break the World Record for the Longest Accurate Archery Shot (310 yards).

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Sean Swarner

First Cancer Survivor to Summit Everest

With only one functioning lung, a prognosis of fourteen days to live, and being in a medically-induced coma for a year, Sean Swarner is the first cancer survivor to stand on top of Mt. Everest. Sean has broken through defined human limitation to redefine the way the world views success.

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Lt. Colonel Kevin Sweeney

Decorated Combat Pilot Turned Fortune 50 Executive

Kevin is the only pilot to have landed a plane successfully with the 2 engines ripped off the left wing during a night combat mission in Desert Storm. He motivates and inspires audiences to have confidence under pressure. He describes how to lead when the heat is on.

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Patrick J. Sweeney II

Adventurer, Olympic-level athlete, Millionaire Entereprenuer, Cancer Survivor

Innovation in speaking is a rarity; so is a speaker who is a combination of Tony Robbins, Tim Ferris and Richard Branson. A world-class athlete who applied those principles to business making millions, creating patents and changing lives. Authenticity shares his leukemia story to connect with everyone.

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Chade-Meng Tan

Engineer, Author, Philanthropist, Author, Nobel Peace Prize Nominee, and Thought-Leader

Chade-Meng Tan (Meng) is a Google pioneer, award-winning engineer, international bestselling author, thought leader and philanthropist. He is Chairman of the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute, and Co-chair of One Billion Acts of Peace, which has been nominated eight times for the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Marco Tempest

Cyber-illusionist, Tech innovator, Fellow MIT Media Lab

Cyber-illusionist, tech innovator & MIT Media Lab fellow, Marco presents cutting edge ideas and illusions in his keynote speeches and performances for all types of corporate and private audiences.

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Erik Wahl

Motivational Artist

Erik is one of the most sought after speakers on the corporate lecture circuit on creativity and innovation. His keynote has been described as an "epic audience experience"He speaks over 100 times a year and his sought after graffiti artwork has raised millions of dollars for charity.

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Waldo Waldman

Best-selling Author, Never Fly Solo

Waldo is a decorated Air Force fighter pilot, New York Times and Wall Street Journal Best Selling author and Hall of Fame speaker. Through captivating stories, group interaction, and high-energy videos, learn how you, like a fighter pilot, can succeed in highly competitive and demanding environments.

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Dan Waldschmidt

"KEYNOTE SPEAKER, BUSINESS STRATEGIST & ULTRARUNNER"

Dan has spent his life attempting (and often achieving) the outrageous. He refuses to accept business as usual – making him an unconventional, highly effective, consultant to some of the largest companies. Having devoted years to studying thousands unlikely high performers, Dan shares stories of ordinary humans achieving outrageous success.

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Matt Walker

Professional Mountain Climber and Psychologist | Author | Adventure and Leadership

Approachable, high energy with salient and applicable lessons learned from climbing the highest mountains throughout the world and applying them to our personal and professional development. Adventure is not reserved for National Geographic and Outside magazine; adventure is a way of being in the world that defines full engagement leadership.

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Stosh Walsh

Inviting Individuals and Organizations to Greater Courage

Courage is not merely for overcoming fear or hardship. Courage is for building a life of significance to enrich the world. Individuals and organizations must embrace this opportunity, and Stosh's presentations extend this invitation with insight, substance and clarity through practical examples and stories.

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Bill Walton

Basketball Legend, Broadcaster, Humanitarian

NBA/college basketball icon . . . ESPN announcer . . . humanitarian . . . played for UCLA/legendary John Wooden (88 straight victories) . . . tailors inspiring message . . . most-injured player in NBA history . . . 37 surgeries . . . in Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Jimmy Wayne

Inspirational New York Times Bestselling Author & Award-Winning Musician

Jimmy Wayne is a former foster kid turned country music singer/songwriter whose songs and story highlight his mission to bring awareness to kids who age out of the foster system and become homeless.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Mark Whitacre, Ph.D.

When Good Leaders Lose Their Way

Mark Whitacre is an Ivy League Ph.D. and the highest-ranked executive of any Fortune 500 company to become a whistleblower in US history, and is responsible for uncovering the ADM price-fixing scandal in the early 1990's. His message will greatly impact you about doing the "right thing".

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 3 Videos: 7

Ron White

Memory Expert

Ron White is without question one of the top Memory Experts in the world. As a two-time national memory champion, Ron will teach audience members techniques to triple their memory, build relationships by recalling names and faces and much more!

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Todd Whitthorne

President, ACAP Health

Whether he’s speaking to a small group of business leaders or addressing thousands of conference attendees Todd Whitthorne brings a combination of passion, credibility, and content that few can rival.

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Keynotes: 9 Books: 10 Videos: 1

Pat Williams

Senior Vice President of the NBA's Orlando Magic

Basketball Hall-of-Famer, father of 19 children, cancer survivor, over 55 completed marathons…and, now, author of 100 books. Orlando Magic founder and SVP Pat Williams has carved out a unique career and will share how leadership, teamwork and peak performance can make you a winner in even the most competitive business.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 2 Videos: 2

Desi Williamson, CSP

Motivation Expert

Hall of Fame Business speaker Desi Williamson has led a diverse career as a corporate executive, real estate entrepreneur, motivational coach for the Minnesota Vikings, and restaurant franchisee.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Joel Zeff

National Speaker/Workplace Expert/Author/Emcee/Humorist

Joel encourages organizations to CELEBRATE, LAUGH and PLAY to increase productivity, success and innovation. Joel invites audience members to participate in hilarious improvisational skits to demonstrate his messages on collaboration, change, leadership, and innovation. Joel is hilarious, interactive and delivers powerful messages. Very few speakers can do all three.

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