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Considered a modern day business "Renaissance Man," Ira Blumenthal is the president of CO-OPPORTUNITIES, Inc., an Atlanta-based consulting company that has counseled world class clients such as Coca-Cola, Nestle, Kroger, McDonald's, Harrah's, American Airlines, Disney,... View More

Author, educator, consultant, and owner of four growing businesses, Dirk Beveridge is an experienced proven business executive whose international consulting firm serves clients such as General Motors, Continental Grain, Haagan Daz, W.R. Grace, Union Oil, Spacesaver, John... View More

U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT called DR. BOB KRIEGEL one of this country's leading authorities in the field of change and human performance. A New York Times best selling author, Kriegel was a commentator on National Public Radio's Marketplace program, has done two specials... View More

Bob Wieland's life sparkles with courage and greatness. Born and raised in Greenfield, Wisconsin, he was an all-star athlete well on his way to a professional baseball career. Yet his life of almost-certain success was forever interrupted by a mortar round in Vietnam.... View More

Why would a top-rated reality show pick someone from the small town of Crittenden, let alone anyone from Kentucky for that matter? The answer is simple. Survivor chose Rodger "Kentucky Joe" Bingham because he was a man highly respected by his community and now highly... View More

Like you, Walter Bond knows what it's like to be discounted by everyone around you. To run up against seemingly insurmountable challenges; to have moments where the challenges were winning. But Walter recognized a single truth that changed everything: Peak Performers... View More

At the age of 27, Chad Hymas' life changed instantaneously when an accident left him a quadriplegic. Since that time Chad has been recognized by the state of Utah as the Superior Civilian of the Year. He is the president of his own communications company and an internet... View More

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Dr. Tim Elmore is the founder and president of Growing Leaders, an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization created to develop emerging leaders. Since founding Growing Leaders in 2003, Elmore has spoken to more than 300,000 students, faculty, and staff on hundreds of campuses... View More

On February 20, 2002, Jim (Jimmy) Shea, Jr. became the first American to win the gold medal in Men's Skeleton; and the Sheas became the first family ever with three generations of Winter Olympians, all in different sports. Jimmy Shea, Jr. was bolstered by the spirit of... View More

Desi Williamson beat the odds! Despite growing up in a world surrounded by poverty, drugs, and violence, he overcame a myriad of obstacles to realize his dreams of becoming a successful businessman, professional speaker, and author. The former scholar-athlete at the... View More

A Stanford All-American and five-time NFL All-Pro, Brian Holloway, excelled as the team captain of the 1985 New England Patriots, AFC Championship Team. In 1986, at age 26, Holloway was one of the principal architects of the NFL's growth strategy that produced a landmark... View More

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Andrew J. Rotherham is a co-founder and partner at Bellwether Education Partners, a national nonprofit organization working to support educational innovation and improve educational outcomes for underserved students. Rotherham leads Bellwether's policy analysis and... View More

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V.J. Smith has been a professional speaker for more than a decade. He is also a published author. Smith has also been a bill collector, solar collector salesman and a fundraiser. "Being a child of the early '70s, it took me a little while to figure out what I wanted to do... View More

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Jimmy is a seasoned veteran as a speaker, and even served for several years as the Senior Minister at one of the largest churches in Nashville, Tennessee. His speaking engagements have taken him all over the world to such places as Africa, Mexico, Canada, South and... View More

Mark specializes in Sustainable Peak Performance. He conducts keynotes and workshops on Wellbeing, Resilience, Leadership and Time Creation. Mark is the designer of innovative 'Go Zone' and 'Every Day Counts' Peak Performance Programs. Mark's books are now published in... View More

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Dr. James B. Maas is a Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow, Professor and past chairman of the Department of Psychology at Cornell University. He received his B.A. from Williams College and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Cornell. He teaches introductory psychology to 1,700... View More

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Mike Robbins is the author of three books, Focus on the Good Stuff, Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken, and his latest, Nothing Changes Until You Do. He's an expert in teamwork, emotional intelligence, and the powers of appreciation and authenticity who delivers... View More

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World renowned waterman Laird Hamilton is known as the guiding genius of crossover board sports, and is largely considered the primary influence behind many surfing innovations, including, tow-in surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, and hydrofoil boarding. Surfer Magazine... View More

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Few people have influenced the day-to-day performance of professionals and organizations more than Fawn Germer. The sought-after, bestselling Oprah-featured author, speaker and business consultant is revered for her authenticity and inspiration. She is respected around... View More

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Rich Franklin may be a simple Mid-western guy, but to anyone who knows him well, he's a force of nature. A former math teacher turned mixed martial arts (MMA) champion, Franklin has competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship for nearly twelve years and is one of the... View More

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Former NFL quarterback Tim Hasselbeck joined ESPN in August 2008 as a NFL studio analyst. He appears on NFL Live, SportsCenter, Fantasy Football Now, Fantasy Football Kickoff and ESPN Radio. Hasselbeck spent six seasons (2002-07) in the NFL as a player, most notably with... View More

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Louis Jude Ferrigno (born November 9, 1951) is an American actor, motivational speaker, fitness trainer/consultant, and retired professional bodybuilder. As a bodybuilder, Lou won an IFBB Mr. America title and two consecutive IFBB Mr. Universe titles, and appeared in the... View More

Akbar Gbajabiamila is a TV personality in his 4thseason as host for NBC's American Ninja Warrior and sports analysist for the NFL Network. A former defensive end for the Oakland Raiders, Akbar was selected as one of the NFL's first athletes to attend Broadcast Boot Camp... View More

Tuti is dynamic, fun, interactive, engaging and thought provoking. She is the Ellen DeGeneres of women's philanthropy and the Ann Richards of social justice. Her topics range from leadership to social change to gender lens investing to women in sport with plenty of... View More

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Burgess was the third Black American to be offered a football scholarship at the University of Miami, Coral Cable where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology/Chemistry and gained national recognition as a First Team All-American Defensive Back. He was inducted... View More