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September 9, 2006. It started as a normal college football game in Neyland Stadium. If anything, the event was an afterthought, dropped into the schedule at the last minute. For Inky Johnson, though, the game changed everything. A routine tackle turned into a... View More

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Lisa Song Sutton is a real estate investor and entrepreneur, holding ownership interests in several companies in the real estate, tech, retail and food & beverage industries, including Las Vegas' #1 alcohol-infused cupcake company: Sin City Cupcakes. Lisa currently... View More

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Irish Tenor Dr. Ronan Tynan is a modern day renaissance man. Raised on a dairy farm in Kilkenny, Ireland, his personal story of triumph and his impassioned singing inspires audiences. A natural born storyteller, and gifted with humour, Ronan's message empowers audiences... View More

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Athlete, Olympic skier. Born on April 3, 1971, in Triumph, Idaho. Once one of the leading downhill skiers in the world, Picabo Street won several Olympic medals and championships during her career. She was known as simply "Baby Girl" for the first few years of her life... View More

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Sarah Thomas is currently an official for the NFL. On April 8, 2015, Sarah Thomas was one of nine new game officials added to the NFL officiating roster for the 2015 season, becoming the first-full time female official in NFL history. Her history making game happened on... View More

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18 years old, with big dreams and high goals, Monika Korra moved from her native Norway to Dallas, TX on a track scholarship with SMU. To represent a college track team was a dream come true, and it took her a step closer towards her goal of becoming a professional... View More

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CA
Robyn Benincasa is the founder of World Class Teams, a world champion adventure racer, a CNN Hero, former corporate sales expert and a full time firefighter who advises organizations on building World Class Teams of their own. One of the highest rated female speakers who... View More

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If you are ready to tackle your challenges without relinquishing the joy of today and the possibility of tomorrow, you have found the right place. Now is the time for you and your organization to boldly step forward. John O'Leary works with hundreds of organizations to... View More

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Telling the tale of his daring desert odyssey - Steve Donahue unpacks the secrets of the Epic Story as a leadership tool. His research reveals how to achieve epic results by energizing culture and careers with this classic narrative. Steve has an epic story from the... View More

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Dr. Natalie Stavas is a physician at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She completed her training at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard University. She specializes in work with teenage mothers, improving the health of vulnerable children and decreasing youth... View More

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A 21-year veteran of the United States Air Force, Colonel Nicole Malachowski (USAF, Ret.) wanted to fly military jets from the moment she saw them at her first air show when she was five years old. She achieved that goal - and then some. A leader, a combat veteran, the... View More

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George Dennehy is capturing attention all over the world for his unique talents. Because he was born without arms, he sings and plays music from his heart using his feet. George has a very powerful message to share. Because George has overcome so many challenges in his... View More

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Josh Sundquist is a Paralympian and bestselling author who has shared his story at events across the world. His high-energy blend of humor and inspiration motivates audiences to adopt his ski racing motto 1MT1MT (one more thing, one more time) to elevate their performance... View More

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Texas
Mamie McCullough, Ph.D., has been influencing audiences for thirty years. She has overcome poverty and many other adversities, including cancer, to become one of the country's most popular motivational speakers. Mamie has a wide variety of experience in management, sales... View More

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Travis Rosen knows obstacles. A dad, pro ninja, and public speaker, he's spent the past nine years aspiring to conquer the formidable obstacle course competition American Ninja Warrior, currently in its 10th season on NBC! A former All American gymnast, Rosen--now age... View More

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Scott MacIntyre is an acclaimed speaker, singer-songwriter, scholar, and author. Since his introduction into the public eye as the first blind finalist on American Idol, he has inspired audiences throughout North America and beyond with his dynamic speeches on overcoming... View More

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Florida
In these days of uncertain outcomes, Jay Strack will inspire you to rise above circumstance and competition by focusing on what you must do instead of what might happen. He will fuel your confidence and potential from within and add resilience to your team with strategy... View More

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How does one muster the courage to persevere in the face of sheer adversity? Do we all have the capacity to overcome tragedy? How does one keep going? You will be uplifted by the remarkable story of Beth Holloway. How does she stay strong? Imagine being able to apply her... View More

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Scott Burrows is living proof your life can change in an instant. By the age of 19, he was playing college football at Florida State University as a Wide receiver and a top-ranked kick-boxing champion, with his last fight broadcast by ESPN. On November 3, 1984, Scott's... View More

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The abduction of Elizabeth Smart was one of the most followed child abduction cases of our time. Elizabeth was abducted on June 5, 2002, and her captors controlled her by threatening to kill her and her family if she tried to escape. Fortunately, the police safely... View More

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Li Cunxin's (Lee Schwin Sing) journey is simply remarkable. He was born into utter poverty in Mao's communist China, and, at a very young age, he was selected to train in Madame Mao's Beijing Dance Academy. So began Li's journey. The seven years of harsh training regime... View More

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Jake Olson is 21 years old, a resident of Huntington Beach, California and is attending USC as a senior. When Jake was 8 months old, he was diagnosed with a rare form of eye cancer, retinoblastoma. The disease claimed his left eye before the tender age of one and in... View More

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Derek Clark is an inspiring motivational speaker and the author of Never Limit Your Life and the critically acclaimed I Will Never Give Up book series. Derek Clark spent 13 years of his life in the Alameda County foster care system and now shares his inspiring story of... View More

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Spencer Miller is a man seen by many, but known by few. When people see Spencer Miller, most see his physical disability. Spencer has cerebral palsy and has been confided to a wheelchair his entire life. Many who see Spencer, see his disability and feel sorry for him.... View More

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The Real "Right Stuff" Human space flight: dynamic, challenging, difficult. A perfect model for any ambitious venture. The astronauts must perform to the highest standards as individuals, teams, and for commanders, as leaders. Too much is at stake for anything else. As... View More