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Laurie Wallin; Why Your Weirdness is Wonderful
As a speaker and certified Christian Life Coach, Laurie Wallin uses humor, encouragement, and kick-in-the-pants support to help women thrive despite intense challenges. Over the past several years, she’s used her background as a teacher and researcher to help hundreds of clients worldwide regain joy and confidence by letting go of energy drainers and using their God-inspired strengths. Laurie’s latest book, Why Your Weirdness is Wonderful will be available in March of 2014. Ms. Wallin makes her home in San Diego, California with her husband, four daughters and their rowdy cat. You can learn more about Laurie HERE and follow her on Facebook and Twitter.
Dr. Keith Merron; Inner Freedom & Remarkable Leadership
Dr. Merron received his Doctorate from Harvard University in 1985, where his studies spanned the fields of human and organization development. His book; Inner Freedom, Living Authentically the Life You Were Born to Live is available now. Mr. Merron just completed a book on the subject of frame breaking leadership called: The Golden Flame: The Heart and Soul of Remarkable Leadership. Keith teaches leadership at Hult School of Business and speaks on the subject of leadership and building extraordinary organizational cultures. You can learn more about Keith HERE and follow him on Facebook and Twitter.
Larry Winget; Grow a Pair
Many speakers claim to be original, but Larry Winget is THE original. Larry makes you think. He makes you uncomfortable. He offers common sense solutions that are impossible to argue with. On top of all that, he is hilarious. Larry has established himself as an icon in the world of personal development and self-help. You won't find many people who don't know or who won't recognize him as a result of his six national bestsellers including his latest release; Grow a Pair. Larry still believes that hard work and excellence are the keys to success and communicates that like no other person on the planet can! You can learn more about Larry HERE and follow him on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
Randy Pennington; Make Change Work
Randy Pennington is a business performance veteran, author, and an expert in helping organizations build a culture focused on results. He is the President of Pennington Performance Group, a consulting and education firm. Randy’s latest book; Make Change Work is available now. Randy’s personal work experience has taken him from a locker room attendant to consulting in the Board rooms of corporate America. Along the way, he’s been a ...senior executive in a start-up mental health facility; HR professional in a 25,000 employee government agency; recreation therapist in a psychiatric hospital; CFO of a multi-million dollar professional services firm; tire and appliance salesman; Chairman of the Board for a $17 million dollar non-profit and multi-million dollar foundation and professional musician at Six Flags Over Texas. You can find out more about Randy HERE and follow him on Facebook and Twitter.
Chad Hymas; Doing What Must Be Done
The Wall Street Journal calls Chad Hymas one of the 10 most inspirational people in the world and he’s stopping by to share his story. In 2001, at the age of 27, Chad’s life changed in an instant when a 2,000-pound bale of hay shattered his neck leaving him a quadriplegic. But Chad’s dreams were not paralyzed that day – he became an example of what is possible. He is one of the youngest ever to receive the Council of Peers Award for Excellence, CPAE and to be inducted into the prestigious National Speaker Hall Of Fame. Today Chad is a bestselling author, president of his own Communications Company, Chad Hymas Communications, Inc., and is a recognized world-class wheelchair athlete. In 2003, Chad set a world record by wheeling his chair from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas. That’s 513 miles. You can learn more about Chad HERE and follow him on Facebook, and Twitter.
Ola Joseph; Is There a Leader in You?
Ola Joseph is a dynamic, humorous and compelling inspirational speaker and bestselling author. He is a storyteller with a unique speaking style. Born on a small fishing island village in one of the poorest areas of Africa, Ola arrived in the U.S. a few years ago with less than $100 in his pocket, armed with the courage to succeed. Today, he captivates audiences with his stories of courage, perseverance and triumph over life’s challenges. Ola is the author of nine bestselling books including; Is There a Leader in You; Can You Hear Me Now; Tell Your Story, Share Your Wisdom; Serendipity and Attitude at Work. He is a United States Navy Veteran, National Speakers Association Member of the Year, a member of the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators, and American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. You can learn more about Ola HERE and follow him on Facebook.
Rory Vaden; Take The Stairs
Rory Vaden, MBA is Co-Founder of Southwestern Consulting and New York Times bestselling author of; Take the Stairs: 7 Steps to Achieving True Success. His insights on overcoming procrastination, improving self-discipline, and enhancing productivity have been shared on Fox News, CNN, CNBC, CBS, Oprah radio, Businessweek, USA Today, Wall St Journal, Success Magazine and many others. Rory says; No matter how you define success, it requires one thing: self-discipline. He goes on to explain, we live in an "escalator world" one that's filled with "short cuts," "quick fixes," and distractions that make it all too easy to slide into procrastination, compromise, and mediocrity. What seems like an easier path is really much harder in the end and, it won't take you where you want to go. Find out more about Rory HERE and follow him on Facebook and Twitter.
Jeffrey Miller; 21 Days to Change Your Mind
Jeffrey F. Miller is an entrepreneur and business owner. Jeff is known as “The Interventionist” and explains that “I help Guide those who have “Baggage” they wish the Airlines would lose!” Having launched an empowering program to help those that deal with low self esteem – The 21 Days To Change…Your Mind Program – Jeff is continuing to expand the envelope and has taken the program international. After successfully launching a NEW radio show series featuring the coaches of Carousel Partners International, another opportunity developed to merge with, and become a Partner in Authentic You Media featuring a dozen plus fantastic radio shows, TV, webinars, and live events. The debut Show, “Interviews with Authentic YOU” is co-hosted by Michelle Arbeau, The Celebrity Numerologist. You can learn more about Jeffery HERE and follow him on Facebook.
Jimmy Burgess; What Just Happened
Jimmy is an entrepreneur, author, speaker, coach, encourager and eternal optimist. His business success has included founding and building three different companies that have achieved revenues in excess of a million dollars. He also has faced extreme adversity financially, physically, and relationally along the way. Bouncing back from these adversities led him to write his book; What Just Happened, How to Bounce Back in Life So You Can Do More, Have More, and Be More. In the book he reveals the seven easy-to-follow steps he uncovered that he and others have used throughout history to turn stumbling blocks into stepping stones. He says his greatest accomplishments include being married to his beautiful wife Tasha Burgess for sixteen years and their three kids. You can learn more about Jimmy HERE and follow him on Facebook and YouTube.
Phillip Hatfield; Challenges of Change
Phillip is a powerful and inspiring speaker with a glowing personality and huge smile. He is a successful businessman, author and business coach with the Zig Ziglar Corporation. He has become an expert transformer, overcoming the barriers and obstacles he describes as The Challenges of Change. After an accident left him fighting for his life and resulted in him becoming an amputee, Phillip had to readjust and create a new life for himself, overcoming challenges in the home as well as in business. This experience has taught him what we all need to know about facing challenges and breaking down the barriers that hold so many of us back. His powerful and inspiring lesson to us is that our greatest tragedies can be our greatest blessings. His book, Carried By Angels, is a work of inspiration and motivation drawn from his experiences of being knocked down many times. Phillip is often heard saying; my greatest tragedy is my greatest blessing. You can learn more about Phillip HERE and follow him on Facebook.