During this time of uncertainty in the world A Handful of Hope was conceived. The goal is to bring extraordinary people together to share their tips, tricks, tactics, tools, and magic with you.
Our hope is that these interviews shine light in the dark, inspire how you see the world, and compell you to take action that moves you toward that which is on your heart.
This page will be updated regularly as new interviews become available. Please check back often.
Hosted by Jesse Brisendine
Jesse Brisendine, the creator of "Zero Limits Coaching," is a world renowned expert who works with individuals and organizations to move beyond their limitations & unlock their greatness.
Business leaders, Hollywood celebrities, entrepreneurs, medical professionals, and educators have utilized Jesse's services to break through limiting beliefs, uncover their unique purpose, build thriving businesses, and live fulfilling lives.
Jesse is a big fan of buffets, professional wrestling, and finding the silver lining in any situation.
Creating & Spreading Joy During Challenging Times with Alisha Joy.
Alisha is a sister, daughter, mother friend. She enjoys helping other people navigate their way through this messy and surprising and gorgeous life.
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Patreon: patreon.com/alisha joy
How to Stay Fit & Exercise When You Are Sheltering in Place
Chris Bartl has been a personal trainer for over 11 years and has worked with hundreds of different clients, ranging from 9-year old athletes, to 65-year olds battling cancer and everyone in between.
Chris is the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at Mt. Baker High School in Deming, WA. He is also the owner and Co-Founder of Elite Athlete Development, where Chris consults with various high school sports programs to help with their strength and conditioning programs, as well as the owner of Bartl Strength & Conditioning, an online training business dedicated to helping working adults ages 35-50 keep the belly fat off, develop nutritional habits that fit with their ideal lifestyle and basically kick ass at life.
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Jocelyn Mast Kuhn
Jocelyn Kuhn is a professional coach, speaker and author with a wealth of experience helping people thrive through life’s most challenging moments. She also works with many professionals in the industry, and working with them to create and market memorable experiences both online and live is one of her greatest passions.
As a coach and author she focuses her work on transitions — helping clients to clearly define new and exciting goals and dreams, reframe their story so that it empowers them, and create actionable steps towards achieving goals and overcoming obstacles. She’s studied effective transitions at length and is excited to share her 5 Step process to thrive through any transitions a person may be facing in her first book Thriving Through Transitions.
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Colleen Sorensen is a University administrator and professor. She is the administrator over a large university testing center, and has managed and trained thousands of people during her tenure. Additionally, she has been teaching personal leadership for the past 20 years.
Kathleen's core motivation is to model her authenticity, courage, and compassion to inspire others to lead, love, and live their lives, more curious than afraid.
Kathleen's work is targeted to create sustainable values-driven cultures and develop values-based leaders. She is also an acclaimed international speaker, author, and coach.
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Marcia Whitfield is the owner and head Chef of Clean Food Delivered. Launched in 2010 as a way to provide fresh, organic, healthy meals to be delivered locally in Los Angeles.
Offering a wide range of cuisine to accommodate Vegan, Paleo, Gluten and dairy free lifestyles and always organic! As a Gen Xer her food and hospitality experience covers front and back of the house.
From being a personal chef, to casual and fine dining, bartending, working as a wine broker and running my own kitchen, with a creative and unique menu. (A healthy lifestyle can include craft cocktails and fine wine!)
Always looking for ways to expand and grow, her experience as a personal trainer and fitness nutrition specialist fits nicely within her niche of health conscious cuisine.
In recent years, Marcia has shifted gears and phased out her meal delivery service to work solely as a personal chef.
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Marcia has generously agreed to share to recipe's with us. Send me a message on Facebook messenger and I'll get them to you.
Sue is a mother of four. With three grown kiddos and a 14 year old son still at home.
Sue has her MSC degree in marriage and family therapy, specializations in Trauma, EMDR, and Juvenile Sexual Offender Assessment.
Sue enjoys family time, playing with my dogs and cats, coloring, and learning new things.
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Mark Hill is the owner of Lifestyles Fitness Personal Training a business he has built from the ground up and operated since 2001. Mark has ridden the roller coaster of the financial crash of 2008 and rebuilt his entire business that was about to collapse. Despite his extensive consulting, marketing & sales background, Mark has learned that the best strategy for customer expansion and client retention is to fall in love with the people you serve.
After working for a year in the "Train the Trainer Live" Program with Jack Canfield author of "The Success Principles" & Co-Author of
"Chicken Soup for the Soul" Mark is currently working on a book soon to be released in the Fall plus he is a Professional Speaker & Success Coach too.
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Cheryl is an Educator, Speaker, Workshop Facilitator, #1 Best Selling Author, and is Founder/CEO of Grit and Grace Meditation, LLC. She is a 200 Hour Certified Mindfulness/Meditation Instructor (CMMI), a 200 Hour Certified Yoga Teacher, and a 40 hour Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra Teacher.
She is passionate about teaching people how to live their best life one breath at a time. Inspired by a passion for learning, Cheryl shares 15 years of experience in higher education and her triumph over personal tragedy, to help others in their search for spiritual, mental, physical, and emotional strength.
Encouraging people to live their best life one breath at a time through the practice of mediation and yoga, she teaches the physical and mental value of disconnecting, slowing down, and becoming more self-aware and mindful of everyday life.
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Website link: https://www.gritandgracemeditation.com
Michelle Hastie Thompson
Michelle Hastie Thompson is the founder and owner of Total Body Health Solutions and The Om Institute. She is also a recovered binge eater and was named a leading weight loss expert by Shape Magazine.
She's been featured on Fox, NBC, and The CW helping women end the battle of binge and overeating, ditch dieting, and finally love their bodies.
A veteran weight loss coach for over 10 years, she is a Ph.D. student in Health Psychology and has three published books, the most recent titled, "Have Your Cake and Be Happy Too: A Joyful Approach to Weight Loss".
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Alicia Journey is a United States Supreme Court attorney. She is also a member of the California State Bar. After a personal health crisis, she found her life’s mission helping high-achieving professionals bring balance into their lives, avoid burnout and develop resiliency.
She also works with organizations on leadership, diversity and inclusion within the workplace.
She is a Senior Associate with the DiLeon Law Group in Raleigh, NC specializing in Business, Corporate and Family Law. She is a recent transplant to the Raleigh, NC area and considers her most sacred job to be mom to her 13 year old daughter and 8 year old son."
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Kevin Davenport is a commercial airline pilot, and founder of Stratus Leadership Development is here today to talk about mindset and how to cope with these interesting times. He will give you tips and techniques to help offset the current crisis. As part of his airline training, he will give information on how to be calm, composed, and maintain your bearings in unsettling times.
To contact Kevin send him an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Misti Flynn is a Manifesting Coach, owner of My Epiphany Coaching, not only works with her clients on building a life they desire, she also hosts a daily youtube broadcast where she helps to inspire more and more people to live a positive and abundant life using the tools that the law of attraction teachings have given us such as, visualizing, affirmations, gratitude, asking, believing, and receiving, etc.
She is here to talk to us about finding joy and gratitude in the smallest things.
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Youtube: click here
Mission Statement: Live each day with intention, focused energy, discipline and passion- striving to become the best version of myself.
John married his UCSB college sweetheart Adrienne, and they’ve been blessed with three children- Matthew (15), Natalie (13) and Alexis (11). When not shuttling kids to and from their activities you will likely find him serving his church community, or out in nature- beach days, hiking, golfing, camping, fishing, or mountain biking.
President and Lead Adviser at Demboski & Chapman Financial and Insurance Solutions Inc.
His firm provides a greater sense of Clarity and Confidence to our community’s successful entrepreneurs through integrating their personal and business protection-(Insurance) and accumulation-(Investment) strategies.
John’s a UCSB graduate, having majored in Business Economics, and was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honors Society.
John is active in supporting our communities’ vital non-profit organizations that serve our communities most vulnerable individuals- such as our youth and those with developmental disabilities.
John also serves his profession through providing motivational key-note presentations on business ethics & practice management to state/ national/global industry conferences. He has served in many industry leadership positions including being the local President for the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, and is an active member of MDRT®, NAHU® and the Santa Barbara Estate Planning Council.
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Dr. Lydia Zajackowski is a Chiropractor and health fanatic, with a BS in Kinesiology from Westmont College.
While in graduate school she earned her CSCS, USAW and Precision Nutrition Level 1 certification while personal training on the side as well as training for her own goals.
Most recently opened her own chiropractic office to serve her community. She loves educating patients on the power of chiropractic, nutrition and exercise.
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Josh is an internet based entrepreneur with a strong focus on helping small business and marketing agencies plan, market and sell more of their products or services.
Josh is a featured coach in many prominent online communities that teach these businesses how to prosper ethically and consistently in an ever-changing landscape.
Pulling from his past as a professional magician, audio/visual professional and deep passion for learning he is often a valuable resource to guide, strategize and deliver results to clients and students alike.
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Jennie Ritchie is a successful speaker, author, coach and Certified Canfield Trainer.
She received her BA degree in math and dance education and taught middle and high school for 25 years in California and Utah. She is the author of the Amazon best-selling book: "Keeping it Together When Life Throws You Curves”.
Jennie is passionate about helping people achieve their goals and live authentic, fulfilling lives by recognizing their own potential and overcoming obstacles. No matter where you are, or where you’ve been, Jennie can help you believe in yourself and realize that anything is possible.
She currently resides in Newport Beach with her husband and daughter.
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Maria Flynn is a Soul Coach, intuitive, and writer. Starting her mission in 2008, Maria utilized social media to reach high-achieving and empathic women and men who’ve quietly silenced that inner voice and inner knowing and unknowingly settled into mediocrity. Her mission is to gently wake them up and get them creating an ABUNDANT Lifestyle.
Her outreach is successful and her communities grew rapidly with people asking for more of the practical approach daily. Maria’s integrity and teachings attracted high-level coaches from around the world to collaborate (including those from the movie, The Secret).
Spirituality For The Stubborn Soul is for those who understand that life fulfilled and meaningful includes integrating your Soul self. Your soul is yearning to be heard so that it can support your empowerment by living and working WITH the Universe. This is how you were Divinely designed to thrive! Here is where you awaken and engage your own intuition and live aligned with your purpose and find real SOULutions!
Integrating coaching, mindset, strategy, spirituality, along with Universal energy—Spirituality For The Stubborn Soul is a PRACTICAL, all-inclusive and no-nonsense approach to support your ability to thrive in your life. It’s designed to help you heal and grow and awaken your intuition (even and especially when “life happens”).
You can’t do it alone… you weren’t meant to. The Soul Tribe is available to anyone yearning for more.
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Jason's a husband and father of 2 young kiddos just outside of Denver, CO. He was a teach for the firs 8 years of his career and has since been a partner in a company selling restaurant equipment for the last 12 years. Just last Friday was his last day with that company (which was planned for months) so he could step away from ownership to have more energy at home and has plans to work for a new company mid-April. During this unique stay-cation, he's offering positivity tips for peers in his industry as well as virtual lunches to connect with others around the country. On a personal note, Jason spent much of his 20's working through significant anxiety and depression and attributes much of the turnaround in his life to Canfield's Success Principles and the community that has been built out of that.
I like people and want them to learn all the skills available to feel empowered and joyful in their life. I can sell a glass or items needed for a breakfast buffet like no other!
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Penny is a professional coach, Canfield certified trainer in the Success Principals.
She is a part time faculty at De La Salle college of St Benilde.
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I am a Strategic Consultant and Conscious Coach.
Creator of worldwide movement Love is the True Black which saw her partner with the United Nations on international day of Peace and create a viral social media campaign engaging over 1.6million people globally.
I have worked as an entrepreneur for the last 17 years. I have a lifelong passion for business, human potential and behavioral psychology.
I help creative business people like you align your resources to create GROWTH. I work with passionate entrepreneurs and executives to define purpose and create a next step pragmatic approach to achievement of your objectives.
I work with forward thinking businesses, through custom designed Leadership Development Programs to facilitate building authentic leadership, creating sustainable change throughout your organization. I specialize in the ideation of additional revenue streams.
Born insatiably curious my gift in business is seeing patterns where others see complexity. I believe that we are all connected and that deep down we desire to be a part of something larger than ourselves, there’s nothing that get’s me as excited as working on projects big or small that have the capacity to impact humanity in a positive way.
Ultimately our success is not measured on what we say or what we think but on our actions. I love co-creating action plans to move towards a future that aligns with the truth of who you are as an individual or a business.
My transformational work was born out of my own hands on experience of how to succeed in life and business. This work centers around strategic business and personal development, coaching, training and I have been honored to be invited to speak to audiences about these passions all around the globe.
My working life began in the UK music industry, then I moved into design and project management. I have lived all over the world, 6 countries 3 continents and counting, I speak 3 languages, love the color RED and cackle loudly at irreverent jokes.
When I’m not doing all this… you’ll find me hanging out with my 3 beautiful (no longer little) children, dancing in my kitchen, leading women’s masterminds, meditating, kickboxing or studying spirituality just for kicks.
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Jen is a Holistic Nutrition Expert who has served clients since 2001. Her approach to health is refreshing and out of the box yet makes so much sense. Through her entertaining and informative webinars, blog posts, videos, and social media outlets, her clients quickly get results even though they’ve spent years of chasing for answers. Her area of expertise are essential oils, thyroid health, natural immunity, adrenal fatigue, blood sugar balancing, and gluten free living.
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Michael is the 11th of 12 children born into poverty to an abusive, alcoholic father, living in junkyard. He lost his mother at age 7 and discovered powerful lessons about life, love and potential. Being raised by an emotionally abusive aunt and uncle and growing up gay in a Midwest catholic family, only added to his resiliency and resourcefulness.
His journey from junkyard to country club is proof that anyone can do anything. He became the turn-around president of a franchise company with 35 locations, then a six-time successful entrepreneur himself. After deciding to dedicate his life to helping others build health, love and success, he discovered RIM (Regenerating Images in Memory) as a method to process hidden blocks and stuck emotions to free himself and clients to live their best lives.
Today he is a Certified Barret Values Consultant, a Senior Certified Jack Canfield Transformational Trainer, a Master Certified RIM facilitator and licensed RIM trainer. He lives in Sarasota, FL, USA with his husband of 32 years and their new Labradoodle Luke.
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Stacey Cooper Stacey Cooper is a trauma alchemy coach, intuitive channel, and energy worker who specializes in on overall spiritual health and especially how energy can get stuck in the body and greatly affect our daily lives.
Stacey has been in the health and wellness industry for over 15 years and began as a body transformation specialist who revolutionized the fitness space through her internationally recognized fitness program Bootycamp where she helped hundreds of women not only change their body but completely change their lives.
A lesser known fact is that behind the scenes Stacey was struggling with intense PTSD from a sexual assault that occurred at age 26. Stacey walked away from it all, including her thriving business, to start her healing journey and now is emerging to share her story of recovery and help others do the same.
Stacey is now the founder of a social impact movement called I AM A Lighthouse which helps women recovering from trauma or facing adversity through sacred counsel, events, and global service to others . Her new venture back into the health and spiritual wellness space is called Body Honor. Through one one sessions, online program, and community Stacey helps women come together and address how past traumas can manifest in the body and teaches her clients new ways to look at themselves through the eyes of self-compassion and come back to their own truth so they can access and embody complete emotional freedom.
Stacey’s mission is to release the stigma of the word trauma and for all of us to know our pain is our greatest teacher, medicine for the world, and that healing truly is possible for everyone.
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Zane Baker is a Transformational Coach & Energy Worker.
Founder of The Unstoppable Tribe and The Meditation Transformation Best Seller Program. Creator of The Zane Baker Community, one of the most active self-growth and personal development Facebook Pages with over 830,000+ followers and growing.
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For free meditations and transformational tools visit: https://zanebaker.com/
From an early age, Claudia became obsessed with positive information and positive quotes after her father introduced her and her brothers to books that would inspire them to always strive to be the best they could be.
Claudia is a survivor. A woman who has learned to make the best out of life in the face of many challenges. She loves her parents, bothers, children, husband and extended family with all her heart and continues to learn how to live a life full of passion and in full harmony with herself.
Claudia is currently on a quest to be the best version of herself and fully master that. She has a genuine and profound impact on others as she mentors and leads them to live life to the fullest and shares the tools she has utilized on her own personal search for meaning, self-discovery, understanding and compassion for herself and others and her deep self-worth.
She is a Jack Canfield Success Principles® Certified Trainer and a Barret Value Center® Certified Practitioner and Consultant. She is an entrepreneur, an accomplished speaker and #1 international best selling author.
To learn more about Claudia Fernandez-Niedzielski, you can visit her website at:
Brock has been guiding people to experience greater abundance in their lives and deeper meaning in their businesses for over 30 years.
He gets great joy discovering the values that drive his clients, setting forth a clear picture of the desired future, then supporting the process of action.
Brock has run his own consulting company for the past 22 years. His services include one-on-one strategic business consulting, financial planning to integrate business and personal financial goals as well as team building workshops.
He also spent five years as Chairman of a non-profit board for dentists whose charter is to transform our understanding of health and dental health.
Currently, Brock lives in Ashland, Oregon with his partner Maylee. He enjoys engaging in the great outdoors with activities such as running, skiing, golfing and hiking. You can also catch him gardening, reading and learning how to do projects around the house by watching YouTube tutorials!
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Maylee is the CEO of Hycomb Marketing, LLC, an Oregon based company, that has been serving small businesses’ marketing needs for over 30 years. Hycomb provides a full array of marketing services including social media, reputation management, website development, branding and direct marketing communications.
Maylee brings leadership, engineering know-how and business savvy with elite customer service to those she serves.
Prior to Hycomb, Maylee worked in arts administration as a major donor fundraiser and researcher for the Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the largest rotating repertory theatre in the United States.
For fun, Maylee managed three Oregon political school levy and bond election campaigns whose combined funds raised $70 million for the Ashland School District.
Maylee is a Board Director for the Jackson County Sexual Assault Response Team, and is a member of the Northwestern University Alumni Admissions Council. She is the past Board President for the nationally recognized award-winning Ashland Independent Film Festival, past Board Chair of the Ashland Schools Foundation and the former Board President and co-founder of the Lincoln Elementary School PTO.
Maylee received her B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University and has worked for manufacturing firms in Wisconsin and Illinois.
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Pamala Oslie is an author, consultant, radio show host, professional psychic intuitive, and aura expert.
Pamala has appeared on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, FOX, The Dr. Oz Show, The View, The Ricki Lake Show, Coast to Coast with George Noory, Hallmark’s Home & Family, Gaiam TV with Lisa Garr, and many other television and radio shows. She has also been featured in many national magazines.
Pam has written four successful and popular books, Life Colors, Love Colors, Infinite You and Make Your Dreams Come True, and has a very extensive clientele, including many celebrities.
Pam has spoken at the TEDx Talks, the International Forum on New Science, Fortune 500 companies, and many seminars for professionals in the psychology, education, health fields and more.
She was awarded the Holistic Transformational Leader of the Year Award in 2014 by the Global Association of Holistic Psychotherapy and Coaching.
Pam is the Founder of www.AuraColors.com a site designed to help you create success, joy and fulfillment in EVERY area of your life. She also developed www.LoveColors.com, this site is designed to help you find love and friendships by matching you with people who have compatible aura colors.
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Cathy’s life mission is to be a global thinker building a community of food specialists to make the food system sustainable, equitable, and resilient and end world hunger..
After a 20 year career teaching undergraduates food science and nutrition,, Cathy started the Food Industry Employment Program, LLC, to help small food businesses with food safety and food science. She works with food entrepreneurs who have an established product line and basic food handling training whose first priority is to protect their customers. She helps clients develop a food safety plan and scale up their businesses while allowing them to maintain integrity with their values of creating minimally processed foods. Her goal is that clients will make food at cost that is safe, tasty and compliant with federal, state, and local regulations. Her business tagline is Remember: Safety First; Non-compliance = DEATH
Additionally Cathy is writing a book, Food Science and Food Systems: A Need for Change. The main goal of this book is to bridge the gap between food scientists and the people working to strengthen the food system.
Originally from Birmingham England, she moved to the US in 1995 and became a US citizen in 2008. She now lives in the very south of NJ and enjoys walking in nature, knitting, spindle spinning and music when not thinking about food.
Wash your damn hands!!
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Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/foodsafetystrategy
Eleni, founder of Elnrg.com has passion as a Motivational Speaker. Her speaking career began as the Health and Wellness Consultant for Rastelli Foods Group, traveling across the country to educate people on health,nutrition, and fitness. She is best known for using her skills as a Certified Life Coach and Thought Process Consultant to empower others.
Utilizing her expertise in the field and the strength of her personal story, she creates a steady stream of programs to help people shatter limits and attract the lives they have always dreamed of. She shared her inspiring life story in the internationally best selling book Women Who Illuminate and continues to share her message on stages all over the world.
Having over 10 years experience as a Reiki Practitioner and crystal healer she believes and teaches others the power of natural solutions. She is passionately committed to helping people learn the potential of their own healing capabilities
“My mission is to show people when you replace fear with faith, live by your defined vision and applied belief, you can literally wake your dreams”
Eleni resides in southern New Jersey and is blessed with a spectacular daughter. She is a dedicated volunteer at a local women’s and children’s shelter where she responds to calls to counsels domestic violence assault victims. A well known trainer in her area, Eleni has a true passion for fitness and enjoys utilizing the outdoors to help others feel healthy and inspired.
Creative by nature, she enjoys upcycyling antiques, woodworking, and any artistic venture. Her favorite place to be is by any natural body of water or cuddled up with her daughter.
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Trina Sette is the founder of Go for Goals Accountability Partner Services. She started the company after spending thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours in the personal development world when she discovered the one thing that stood out helping to get her from where she was to where she currently is, was her daily accountability partner calls.
In the spirit of giving back she provides an affordable way to get clients on their way to massive success without the high cost of private coaches until they can afford one!
Trina is endorsed by her friend and mentor Jack Canfield, a leader in thought and professional development, author of the massively successful book The Success Principles, star of the documentary The Secret and Co-author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series.
She was raised in Bellingham, Washington by an abusive step-father before relocating to Southern California with her mother at age 16 where she still resides today with her daughter and grandson.
A failed marriage to an alcoholic led her to delve into the world of personal development and make massive changes in a relatively short period of time, spreading the joy of taking charge of your life and not living as a victim.
Trina currently is authoring a book soon to be published with the help of Jack Canfield about her experiences, speaks publicly about the effects of Responsibility + Accountability and will be hosting several women’s retreats in Costa Rica in 2019.
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Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/419612715517506/
Blair has a 19-year background in Corporate America where she worked with billion-dollar companies such has Hilton, Marriott, IHG, Starwood and others. She was called in to create a massive profit in a business so that the company could flip the business or make an investment.
She specialized in working with business investments that had gone bad so that a quick profit could be achieved. Some of her projects included businesses that had been costing the company money for five years straight and she brought them to a massive profit level in just six months. This became her signature method of seven figures in six months that she used over and over.
Blair created a legacy in the corporate world where she was sought out for her expertise. The corporate life while exciting and well-paying was exhausting to the single mom of two kids. Blair brought her skills to the online world where she now helps online businesses create a massive flow of profit in a short amount of time. This allowed her the freedom to enjoy her life, travel more and give time to her family.
Blair owns and publishes a digital magazine for entrepreneurs: Seven Figure Online CEO. You can locate the magazine through Facebook @sevenfigureonlineceo and they always welcome new online entrepreneurs into their circle. Blair currently owns Blair Hayse Publishing which publishes books including the collaboration project ‘She is Magic’ series. Blair is soon launching a collaboration TV series, BE – Empowerment TV, with Eleni ELNRG.
Blair currently is a Massive Profit Growth Strategist Coach, two-time best-selling author and international speaker. She has founded a Facebook group, “Seven Figures in Six Months” for those who are ready to scale their businesses to six and seven figures. She also offers free resources including her Your Way to $100k Workshop, a 30 Days to 10k Course, her signature program Seven Figure Society, an annual conference and private coaching to her clients.
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A native of Colorado, Rebecca is a life-long learner and jack of all trades: a Sign Language Interpreter, a Teacher, Landlord, mother to 3 adult children, and successful Inventor. Her greatest joy is watching people realize their own power. Rebecca is a Master Facilitator and Trainer of Regenerating Images in Memory, a powerful Emotional Processing tool used by therapists, coaches and counselors around the world. The whole of Rebecca’s work is meeting people where they are, helping them to quickly and easily clear traumas, beliefs, or stories that are no longer serving them, and uncovering the truth of themselves. People are designed to be happy and heal; Rebecca helps them live that way.
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Michael O' Brien
Michael suffered for years with anxiety.
He then helped thousands who also suffered the same fate. From there he went on to publish a best selling book ( Fearing Nothing. Achieving Peace of Mind and a Relaxed Body in a Stressful World).
Michael also created a program that has been wildly successful to those who suffer. (The Anxiety Master Class)
He's about to release a new book titled: "Attitude. It Influences Everything."
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Gina Fresquez, MS, motivational speaker, #1 international best selling author, and leadership coach is committed to supporting ambitious leaders and entrepreneurs to reduce stress, burnout and overwhelm while increasing clarity, momentum, and purpose.
After spending many years in corporate sales, business consulting, and technical services, Gina made her dream of becoming an entrepreneur come true in 2012, when she started her coaching and consulting company. Since then she has enjoyed supporting hundreds of entrepreneurs and individuals from companies like Microsoft, Providence, and Land O’Lakes, overcome any resistance and self-doubt standing in their way and achieve success without sacrificing themselves, their health, or sanity in the process. Gina accomplishes this through speaking, workshops, private coaching, and retreats.
Gina lives in Seattle with her husband, 5 year old son, and goldendoodle. Together they love traveling and exploring the outdoors, rain or shine.
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Emily is an entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of The Food Marketer, a boutique marketing agency that helps food, beverage, and hospitality industries craft their unique narrative. While she’s currently living in Los Angeles with her fiancé, she describes herself as a bi-coastal individual having grown up in Boston and Santa Barbara. She has the work ethic of an East Coaster with the laidback demeanor of a California girl. Working in the restaurant industry, it’s no coincidence that she’s a foodie. Anyone that knows her well will tell you she’ll die for a lobster roll any day.
She has worked with many different business types from small to medium-sized businesses to global brands helping them to grow their companies through strategic planning, social media marketing, public relations, and visual media development.
Her desire to lead with a service-first mindset seeps into the work she does every day and is a vital component to building engaging social media content today. Assisting her clients to stay active and personal on social media during the changing crisis of COVID-19 has been a privilege. As people continue to get their news, while staying connected to the companies that matter most to them, Emily sees the current crisis as a time for businesses to step up their social media game and nurture their online communities by meeting people where they are at. She is thrilled for the opportunity to share her insights and favorite social media tools with you.
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After graduating from the University of Dayton in 2002 Dan started his career following a cross country trip visiting family and friends.
Being in the mortgage business since 2002 Dan has worked for both banks and independent lending companies.
Focusing on clients goals led to devloping his motto of ”Know Thy Options”.
Reviewing their long term and short term goals is how Dan advise's on what options are best for a client.
Working in this industry has allowed my wife Laura to rise two wonderful children.
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Demian, currently the Superintendent/Principal of the largest K-6 elementary school in Santa Barbara, is in his 29th season in education.
Having worked across all levels of the K-12 environment, he also has experience as a district-level administrator and has taught in credential programs at the university level.
Along with his current duties as Superintendent/Principal, he is the current president of the South Santa Barbara charter of the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) and teaches in the local Preliminary Services Administration Credential (PASC) program, helping those that want to become administrators.
A published author, Demian is a life-long learner who continues to make a difference for students and seeks to support schools and the people who work in them.
Ann Marie Smith
Passionate about creating a life of her dreams Ann Marie Smith has spent years researching the blueprints of success. She knew there was more to life than just existing. She knew that with the right tools she could learn to intentionally create a life that would matter and make a difference in the world, and with an abundance of financial resources, she could serve the needs of others as well as her own.
She is the CEO of several companies with over 600 employees.
After spending over 2 decades working as a teacher and administrator, developing educational programs for her community, she learned what truly drives people and how to bring out the best in her teams. She has mastered how to connect with people in a way that brings out the best in them and teaches them how to become servant leaders that bring out the best in their teams.
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John is the CEO of Green Room Strategy, a Santa Barbara based consulting practice focused on omnichannel marketing and strategic partnerships around the convergence of music, media, tech, events, and influential people.
John was previously VP of Client Partnerships at Oniracom and has had the pleasure to work with clients such as Alan Parsons, Warner Music Group, The Santa Barbara Bowl, Brad Byrd, Johnny Irion, AEG, Jack Johnson, The Lobero Theater, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Shelterbox, Bishop Lamont, Marquee Brands, UCSB, and more.
He has been married to his wife Nancy for 18 years and has two vibrant children. John currently serves his community as President of the Rotary Club of Montecito.
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Victoria has been preparing taxes professionally for over 15 years. She is an Enrolled Agent.
Victoria is also a Distinguished Toastmaster along with being a certified Canfield Methodology Trainer.
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Rod is a 5th generation Santa Barbaran who has been writing, directing and producing original theater works, concerts, films and benefit events since 1979.
His work as a speaker and consultant has taken him around the globe and he has been honored with local, regional and national awards for his work as an innovative artist and arts administrator.
He currently serves as the Board President of The Marjorie Luke Theatre for the second time, and has produced ten events for The Luke in the last year including Melissa Manchester in Concert, An evening with Brad Hall and Julia Louis Dreyfus, and The Mind, Body of Soul Speaker Series.
Rod has written and published three editions of “The Spirit of the Big Yellow House,” is currently working on an autobiographical book and enjoys being a sculptor creating works with vintage objects and neon, celebrating Light and Legacy.
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Marjorie Luke Theater: www.luketheatre.org
John is currently one of the most successful transformation coaches in the U.S. & has helped clients lose a collective total of over 8,000lbs.
With a master’s in nutrition & strength & conditioning, John has the ability to coach you on a whole other level than what you can typically get in the fitness space.
John prides himself on getting every single person he works with in the best shape possible, in the shortest time frame possible using his own proven and effective methods
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Heather Pearce Cambell
As an attorney & legal coach, Heather Pearce Campbell, The LEGAL WEBSITE WARRIOR®, is fiercely committed to protecting world-changing entrepreneurs and small businesses. She advises her clients on a variety of issues that confront modern businesses, including cyber-security and protecting their online content, services and intellectual property, implementing proper contracts to protect their work and relationships with clients, and asset and risk management.
Heather also offers customized legal tools and contracts to entrepreneurs (information entrepreneurs, i.e. coaches, consultants, online educators, speakers, authors, etc.), and through her strategic coaching, empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners to more powerfully lead their businesses. She is on a mission to transform the way legal support is delivered to entrepreneurs and small businesses owners throughout the United States (and beyond, for international business owners with businesses located in the U.S.). Although she serves industry leaders and brand names, she believes that proper legal support should be accessible for serious business builders at every level.
Heather is a lifelong entrepreneur, mom to two littles, and wife to a biochemist. She hoards information, paper, and books while secretly dreaming of becoming a minimalist, and relishes an occasional rare night with her hubby when the kiddos are miraculously asleep and she can soak up HGTV without guilt.
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Jack Canfield is the co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. He has developed 42 New York Times bestsellers, and holds a Guinness Book World Record for having seven books on the New York Times bestseller list simultaneously.
Known as “America’s #1 Success Coach,” Jack has studied and reported on what makes successful people different.
Over the last 40 years, his compelling message, empowering energy and personable coaching style has helped hundreds of thousands of individuals achieve their dreams. He has been a featured guest on more than 1,000 radio and television programs in nearly every major market worldwide.
Suzanne Taylor - King
Suzanne ignites ideas, conversation and connection...her motivational talks and workshops are a combination of innate wisdom, modern tools and humor to grow communication, connection, leadership, emotional intelligence, productivity, strength, positivity, grit, resilience and a life you love!
Suzanne has condensed 35 years of experience/study in exercise, nutrition, holistic living and delivers it in a 16 step process for living your best life. This practical approach to wellbeing can be delivered be within the containers of coaching, workshops or seminars for individuals and corporations.
Suzanne is described as an "authentic connector, hilarious inspirational thought leader" sharing personal stories, triumphs, struggles with science and research-backed content and the modern tools that you can implement in real life!!
Suzanne holds a BA in Applied Science, MA in Positive Psychology, 25 years experience in dentistry, has certifications in Life Coaching, Corporate Wellness Coaching, Nutrition, Mind/Body Fitness, Stress Management, Mindfulness, Positive Psychology, Flourishing Skill Group Coaching, and is a Certified Optimized Living Coach with additional trainings in Energy Medicine, NLP, Hypnotherapy, Duality, Public Speaking, Marketing, Social Media and Leadership/Personal Development.
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Hi. I’m Garrett Swann, Santa Barbara native, a now New Yorker, full time realist, a gym rat, a go-getter and a wannabe millennial. Obsessed with great convos over coffee, I spend my days influencing the younger generations with my personal style, poise and panache.
A role model (pun intended) and GQ Insider, I’ve traveled the world as a model in campaigns for Allen Edmonds, Bergdorfs x The Woolmark Company, Billionaire (Phillipe Plein) Bombas, Brooks Brothers, Michael Kors, Chrysler, Dodge, hims, Indochino, Institchu, Loews Hotels, Moscot, Mr. Turk, SLH Hotels, 2xist Underwear, among others.
A couple years ago, I laughed when I made the “Silverfox” lists for Buzzfeed, Huffpost and OUT Magazine. I’m guessing #daddyisthenewblack. Now that I’ve accomplished that, I decided to evolve my social media platform including my IGTV production UNDERCOVERS, interviewing people I am fascinated I’m with “in bed.”
I am also a CMO of a start-up apparel brand called ALPHX in New York City, former star of several TV shows (Fashion House, Unusually Thicke) and questionable indie films (The Casserole Club), and my motto in life is “have swimsuit, will travel.”
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Joyce has positively changed hundreds of people’s lives just by shifting their relationship with money. Over 19 years in the banking & investment industry, experience as a financial advisor, and a Masters in Business Administration has made Joyce an expert in money matters, however, understanding money didn’t always come easy to Joyce.
As a daughter to immigrant parents, she painfully watched as her father exhausted himself working 2 jobs in order to provide for the family. She couldn’t understand why making money was so hard for him but easy for others? What had other people figured out that her father hadn’t? And here began her quest to solve the secret behind money.
Joyce Rojas is a Money Mindset Mentor & transformational speaker. Her impactful work focuses on helping people take control of their money lives, gain financial clarity, and create the mindset needed to succeed in life.
Joyce has been featured in Thrive Global and has worked with companies like Citibank, SBDC, Polka Dot Powerhouse, Rutgers University, NYC Central Labor Council and various non-profits. If she’s not on stage or consulting, you’ll find her spending time with her son or escaping to a beach in a foreign country.
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Jane Asher Reaney
Is a natural connector, who got her start in media through Michigan radio in 1980.
She soon traveled west and has worked at legendary radio stations such as KTYD Santa Barbara, KGB, KSON and K-BEST 95 in San Diego. She also received the prestigious Marconi Award for her work on 98.1 KIFM.
Her natural curiosity led her to expand her business by including marketing and social media. When anyone asks her what she does for a living she responds; "I connect inspired people with one another, especially those with a desire to help others."
Jane has been involved in many international missions. She is part of a team for the past five years that has been building homes in Tijuana for families in need. She has also traveled to El Salvador to feed the homeless, Malaysia to help build a school on Borneo, and Armenia to work with women and children in the small village of Amre Taza.
Recently she was in the Dominican Republic on humanitarian mission. After years in broadcasting, voiceover and social media she is finally answering her true calling. Writing. Her forthcoming book(s) deal with her fascination and connection with souls that have transitioned. She is actively in research mode and writing daily. Her show on Empower~ The Next Room is part of her attraction process and research for her book.
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For over 35 years, Debra Poneman, bestselling author and founder of Yes to Success Seminars, has shared her system, now used by tens of thousands of people around the world, to create lives of not only success and abundance, but deep happiness, self-love and lasting inner fulfillment.
Known as the mentor to the mentors, Debra’s students have used her teachings to become mega-successful entrepreneurs, renowned transformational leaders, NY Times bestselling authors, millionaires, billionaires—even household names. But Debra’s greatest gift is her deep belief in each person’s magnificence and their innate ability to live the life of their dreams.
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Meet Jackie, a professional Happyologist, #1 best Selling Author of the book Get Happy and Create a Kick Butt Life!, Motivational Speaker and Harvard Trained Success Coach. Jackie is known for her no nonsense, science based strategies that create life-changing impact for executives, business owners and womenpreneurs. She is one of the most sought after professional development consultants of 2020.
Jackie is a trained Psychotherapist who has been quoted in , Yahoo Finance, Wall Street Journal, Daily Worth, WE Women's magazine and SHRM for her knowledge with helping clients overcome limiting beliefs, business obstacles, and forming success habits that work! In addition, Jackie's 20+ years as an award -winning marketing executive has changed brands from $1m to $2.3B for organizations such as Pfizer, Glaxo Smith-Kline, and Sanofi.
Jackie is a certified Leadership and Success coach (affiliated with Harvard University and Medical School) She paints her life canvas at the beach in South Carolina. And her mission is to inspire action!
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Sabrina is a licensed Marriage, Family and Child Therapist in private practice here in Santa Barbara, CA. She worked as a counselor in Bay Area schools for 15 years before relocating back to her home town of Santa Barbara 7 years ago.
Sabrina specializes in adolescent and family therapy, but enjoys supporting people of all ages in accessing and living out their happiest version of themselves. She is also trained in EMDR, a therapy method that helps people heal from traumatic experiences.
In addition to seeing clients in her private practice, Sabrina works as a lead facilitator with AHA!, a local non-profit that gives teens the tools to feel safe, seen and emotionally connected.
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I am a mindset coach with an expertise in gratitude. I teach my clients how to incorporate a gratitude practice into their daily routine. I feel that it is crucial to living your best life.
I am a published author in Oola for Women, a #1 best seller on Barnes and Noble. In this book I write about how with gratitude I healed my heart tissue.
In my spare time I am a Regional Ambassador for GoalFriends.
Gary Rogers was born and grew to adulthood in small town on the Texas Gulf Coast . He was blessed to be raised by an extraordinary Father and loving Mother – and he thought it was all so normal. However, he would eventually learn that far too many were deprived of the childhood they deserve.
As a young man he left College and went to live in the inner city of Brooklyn NY. There he came face to face with the ravages of poverty and the crime, drugs, and violence that poverty begets. He observed the damage that ensues when children are deprived of the love and protection of a father.
After 45 years of marriage and the raising of 3 amazing children, he would become convinced that he had the responsibility to share what he had been given with those who were denied a healthy relationship with a father. It is that thought that was the genesis of his writing and speaking career.
In his writings, he seeks to share his rich life experiences for the benefit of everyone. The blessing of family, the experiences of life, and the hard times he has walked through have all blended to forge a perspective which he shares with his readers. His is a perspective that views the difficult seasons of life as positive, transformative events.
He has a passion to inspire authenticity in men, equip women and men with workable life skills, and enable a healthy culture of fatherhood. He is inspired to empower modern men to become respected, valued, and authentically masculine and to demonstrate how society will benefit when they do.
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Facebook: Rethinking Fatherhood
LinkedIn: Gary D Rogers
Is a Clinical Hypnotherapist with a thriving practice in Sydney Australia.
He is also the founder of Self Help for Life, a website that helps people become better by helping themselves!
Besides his website, he has a thriving YouTube channel and Podcast. He's passionate about personal development and mental health and believes that the good life doesn't have to be hard or complicated!
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Cathleen is an international transformational speaker, intuitive coach, and certified healer.
Cathleen teaches how to revolutionize living through emotional, spiritual, and energetic processing. Clearing everything from deep trauma to habits of behavior, Cathleen has worked with large corporations, school systems, individuals, and in small intimate group settings to bring swift and permanent change.
For more than twenty-five years, Cathleen provided exceptional service to her community. She owned and operated several small businesses, was an elected legislator, served alongside Vermont Governor Douglas and a successful lobbyist. As an elected official, she addressed the Israeli Government and Brazilian Parliament on women and minorities serving in Government.
Her life’s work drastically refocused in March 2010 after her teenage son died by suicide. She became a Canfield Success Coach, a Certified RIM emotional processing facilitator, and energy healer.
Cathleen life’s purpose is to educate, inspire, and empower those who have lost loved ones suddenly and unexpectedly and people who are living with limiting beliefs, blocks, and stuck emotions that prevent success.
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Nicole has been empowering entrepreneurs for over 30 years.
Her vast experience in business, leadership and human behavior along with overcoming adversity in her own life has uniquely equipped her to bring out the best in others.
Her coaching clients span 5 continents and range from start-up entrepreneurs focused on growing their business to industry leaders looking to use their influence to make a greater impact in the world.
She is the founder of Discover The Edge and host of the Leaders Of Transformation Podcast, reaching listeners in over 140 countries.
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Monique Guild, CEO, Futurist, Business Intuitive, Turnaround, and Development Strategist, is one of the greatest leading global experts in pinpointing precisely how to increase company profits, launch a new business, or turnaround what may be stuck.
In her no-nonsense style Monique:
Guild’s laser-sharp abilities caught the eye of The Los Angeles Times, where they ran a feature article on her on the cover of the METRO section.
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After being diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of forty-two, left her twenty-year career as a personal banker and financial advisor to focus on writing, speaking, and podcasting.
Today her personal blog, Crazy Perfect Life (www.crazyperfectlife.com), reaches over 180,000 followers. Dara is the author of two books, Crush Cancer: Personal Enlightenment from a Cancer Survivor and Crush Cancer Workbook.
Dara’s goal is to use her life experiences to help people strengthen their relationships and create more happiness and joy in their everyday lives. Dara has another book coming out in September, I am My Mother’s Daughter: Wisdom on Life, Loss, and Love, about the relationship between mothers and daughters from one generation to the next. It is available for preorder on Amazon now.
She also hosts a podcast, Thrive: The Podcast with Garth and Dara. Part of life is facing and overcoming challenges. This podcast helps listeners overcome whatever challenges they might encounter.
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Matt and Linda Lutz
Matt and Linda Lutz are authors, speakers, entrepreneurs, and owners of Lutz Career Consultants. As Career & Life Strategists they help successful mid-career professionals develop a new mindset and learn how to match their mission, passion, and purpose to their career so they can experience life at the highest level.
Matt and Linda are recognized as expert trainers, presenters and coaches, and have spoken to organizations worldwide to motivate, inform and inspire. Organizations include North Carolina State University, American Marketing Association, Fidelity Investments, International Association of Administrative Professionals, Wake Technical Community College, and North Carolina Department of Commerce.
Over the past 10 years Matt and Linda have helped thousands of professionals through their mindset and career programs, which provide a step-by-step framework for evolving into the next level of what they call “Top-Tier Contributors”. Matt and Linda are also excited about their upcoming book of the same title Top-Tier Contributor: Experiencing Life at the Highest Level.
Matt and Linda are adventurers! When they are not helping people fulfill their potential and make the impact they are capable of they enjoy spending time with family, traveling to exotic places, and experiencing local cultures.
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Aware of the vast need for people to heal, transform and grow, Tracy’s adventurous spirit and fiery optimism led her to create Maha Soul Yoga Studio.
Tracy is the founder, Mama Bird, and “space-holder” for others. She gently encourages all the sweet souls that venture in physically and virtually to find joy in shining their own light, therefore raising the vibration of the planet.
Tracy is an initiated Kuraq Akulleq (4th Level Shaman and Wisdom Keeper in the Peruvian Incan tradition of the Andes), 500 hour certified yoga instructor, Aroma Touch therapist, creatrix and owner of Maha Soul and author of the Positive Intention Workbook.
Tracy’s intention is to create a healing and empowering mindset for those who need it, through the services she provides and the products she sells. Anandohum!
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Creston grew up in the working class town of Hanover, Pennsylvania.
After high school he joined the US Army where he served four years in an elite Airborne Recon unit, which was previously known as F (foxtrot) Company 75th Rangers.
After the Army Creston attended Oxford University, completed a masters at Duke and was awarded a PhD from the University of Virginia. In 2012 he was promoted to Associate Professor at Rollins College and in 2013 founded The Global Center for Advanced Studies (GCAS) and is currently the Chancellor and CEO of GCAS College Dublin.
Davis has published books with The MIT Press, Columbia and Duke University Press. He is the creator of and co-edits the Insurrections: Critical Studies in Religion, Politics and Culture series, an academic book series published by Columbia University Press.
He currently researches future consciousness, sustainability, and advanced technologies.
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Garret is a retired Marine Corps Pilot. Transitioning from a career of military service was a traumatic chapter in his life – one defined by near-constant anxiety, regular panic attacks, and a battle with substance use. Through surviving the experience, he began a journey of personal discovery and a search for purpose and meaning in life. This journey led him to earn a Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP) from The Flourishing Center™, and a certification as a human-potential trainer from the Canfield Training Group. Garret combined this training and insight gained from personal experience to create the Thriving in YOUR Recovery™ program with a mission to serve others who are facing a similar struggle.
Through his professional experience, education, and personal journey, he has cultivated a wealth of valuable insight and resources for overcoming adversity, developing resilience against addiction, and finding ways to use a troubled past and the challenges of today to build a better tomorrow.
Garret currently lives in New Bern, North Carolina. When he's not traveling around the world speaking or serving his favorite non-profit, One Million Goal (OneMillionGoal.org), he can be found loitering in a coffee shop, snapping pictures of a sunset, or strolling the town with his “mini-me” (his daughter KK).
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Paul is one of the first business and marketing coaches to focus on the needs of conscious entrepreneurs and social impact businesses. He also works with leaders to help them increase the positive impact that they have in their organizations and in the world.
Paul is the former Director of Social Media for Wisdom 2.0, one of the premier mindfulness brands in the world. In 2017, he founded Awarepreneurs because he kept getting feedback that it was time for a community that leverages the power of the intersection of conscious business, social impact and awareness practices for positive change. Today it's a dynamic community of 300+ social entrepreneurs and they have one of the more popular podcasts in that space.
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Dr. Deepa Takhar
Deepa graduated as a medical doctor from Manchester University in the United Kingdom. Coming from a traditional conservative immigrant family, she faced significant challenges in obtaining her professional status. She trained as a family physician but also obtained more qualifications in obstetrics, gynecology and pediatrics.
In addition to being a physician, she is well-known for being an entrepreneur. Her business activities have ranged from family practice, cosmetic clinics, both residential and commercial real estate, public speaking, medical journalism and business consulting. She has been very involved in physician recruitment and has recruited many doctors to Cambridge and Kitchener. To that end, she was awarded the Women of Waterloo WOW award. Not only was she the first to establish a cosmetic clinic in Cambridge, but for 12 consecutive years, it has been rated as the Fan Favorite by the Readers Choice awards.
In addition to her business interests, Dr. Takhar has been involved with significant charitable ventures. She has served on the board for the Women’s Crisis Services in Cambridge and continues to be a supporter. Having experienced domestic violence herself and some challenges specific to her status as a visible immigrant, she holds these causes close to her heart. She has raised her children as a single parent and has a great deal of empathy with the challenges single parenthood brings.
Her passion for medicine has given her the ability to develop relationships with her clients and to help her learn the client’s needs to help them gain their desired results.
Future endeavors include increasing her involvement in teaching and training as well doing research on anti aging medicine. She is currently interested in the role of medical cannabis and other holistic products in skin care and overall wellness.
With Covid-19 world wide pandemic , the Ministry of health reduced some of the restrictions around providing virtual care for family medicine in Ontario. With this in mind she launched VirtualMD, an Ontario wide virtual medical practice to serve family practice needs. This is a rapidly growing scale able medical service that will transform how health care is delivered. Currently it has piloted in Ontario and has had tremendous growth. The future involves partnering with other health service providers to become Canada’s premier virtual medical centre.
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Denise Csaky is a certified professional coach, business strategist, corporate dropout and former workaholic, who helps women create and execute their corporate exit strategy to finally do work they love.
Denise spent a good part of her life doing all the things she thought she “should” and made safe choices instead of following her heart. She settled into corporate America, then into owning and running a family spa business. And it nearly broke her.
After reaching extreme burnout, Denise left the business, sold her suburban house and moved across the country to San Diego, where she dove headfirst into personal development and into rediscovering what was REALLY important to her.
Once she found a way to reconnect to what brought her joy, and work through what held her back from living her purpose, Denise KNEW she had to help others do the same.
Today, she teaches women to make unapologetically authentic decisions and clear their mental blocks to create happy, fulfilling lives through her practice, The Firefly Moment.
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I started my company in 2010 after deciding that I didn't want so spend my days peering out a window from my cubicle, wishing for days spent traveling, discovering new adventures and using my passions to create a company that lit me up and made me money. Was that even possible? YEP!
As a Social Media consultant, I was designing and managing Social Media for small-med sized companies in 2010. And it was awesome. I worked remotely, chose my clients carefully and finally felt free. But something was missing...
I LOVED my company, but it lacked systems. And it also lacked MAJOR revenue streams. I knew I was leaving money on the table, but I didn't know how to figure out how to automate my systems and how to increase the revenue without burning out or adding more hours to my work day.
So, after spending time with a Coach and implementing UBER POWERFUL AUTOMATED systems into my business, I expanded the scope of my offerings. I had helped over 100 companies create insanely powerful Social Media strategies, and the time for me to scale WAY UP had come.
And that's exactly what I did. I took my company and made it bigger and made it way more fun. I went from managing Social Media for companies to teaching entrepreneurs how to work less and make way more with the exact systems I was using.
My business allows me freedom to work from my favorite cafes, indulge in last minute travel and also to spend as much time as I want with my loved ones. My days of sitting in a cubicle getting my fluorescent lighting tan on are wayyyyyy over and now I help business owners take advantage of technology to create more time, space and freedom in their lives.
Sitting on the beach watching payments come in on your phone with a company you LOVE is a real thing.
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Dr. Samreen Mongillo
I’m a Personal Development and Success Coach, specializing in stress management, mindset and work-life balance.
I’m the founder of the personal development and success coaching company, Corefit by Samreen, in Naples, Florida.
I also have my Doctorate in Physical Therapy and work as an outpatient physical therapist, with over 25 years of experience in the fitness industry.
My articles have been published in Thrive Global as well as Florida Weekly.
I’m currently working on my book, The Success My Mindset, The Keys to Unlocking your Potential.
It is my passion to help others become the most confident version of themselves and live their best life.
Trez Ibrahim is a Business & Executive Coach, Transformational Consultant, Spiritual Teacher, Healer, Trainer and Author. She has worked with thousands of clients, dedicating over 30 years to empowering men and women to Live a Life by Design.
Whether your desire is to create more money, time, freedom, a fulfilling career, better relationships, health, a lifestyle you love, or all of the above, she can show you a simple, proven system of unlocking the power within you to create anything you desire.
Trez has put together the most cutting-edge program for breakthrough results you simply cannot find elsewhere.
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Manifestation Journal: https://4vr5vk8x.pages.infusionsoft.net
Helen MacMillan, author, speaker and spiritual life coach, is a ‘Modern-day Emancipator’
who helps high achieving, multicultural individuals create and sustain the personal and
professional freedom they desire – and yet so often eludes them.
Helen’s mission is to equip those individuals who are ready to make a profound SHIFT with the mindset, skill set and healing, that allows them to powerfully and authentically create success from the inside out, using their deepest truth and wisdom as their guide.
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Kate Butler is a #1 Best Selling and international award winning author, speaker, and mindset strategist.
She is the creator of the Inspired Impact Book Series which has published 5 #1 International Best-selling books and over 200 best-selling authors. The goal of her publishing and coaching programs is to provide the vehicle for people to bring their gifts to the world and fulfill their dreams.
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Kayleigh Bradham is a speaker, entrepreneur, wife and mom of 3 wild and amazing kiddos.
She’s a passionate influencer who lives to see others truly walk in their full potential.
Kayleigh is the founder of the online Thrive Community for women that empowers and equips moms, wives and career women alike to get un-stuck from cycles of anxiety & frustration and access greater peace and fulfillment in their daily lives.
Kayleigh has overcome chronic depression and anxiety and is thankful to get to share keys to her own transformative journey with others looking to access greater levels of clarity and abundance in their life.
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Emmy is a storyteller & strategist who helps visionary entrepreneurs launch their online programs with engagement-driven campaigns to captivate a new cold audience FAST.
With almost 2 decades of experience in the film industry working with brands like Subaru, Real Housewives, MGM and Paramount Pictures, she brings Hollywood storytelling to create client results like $24k weekends and over $100k in recurring income in less than one year, and a $800k launch with 40X ROI.
At the heart of her work is the love for storytelling: to uncover what makes your brand remarkable and turn it into your secret weapon that builds your LEGACY.
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Jay Rooke is a business and personal development coach based in Sonoma, California.
He's an idea guy. He's crazy creative, woo-woo and spiritual, but grounded in practical solutions. Think East Coast pragmatic meets West Coast progressive.
Jay's "why" is that he always wanted to follow his passion to be an entrepreneur, so a decade ago he opened a restaurant, which quickly turned into an “involuntary non-profit” and he lost everything. While the experience nearly killed him, it inspired his evolution to serve first-time entrepreneurs by helping them launch their businesses without losing their savings and sanity.
Jay is the host of Know Pain, Know Gain—Entrepreneurship Made Real, a podcast and nationally syndicated radio show. His clients are often "spiritually curious" business owners pursuing their entrepreneurial journeys in search of personal fulfillment. They retain Jay to help them HARMONIZE their business growth, personal development and spiritual evolution.
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JoAnna Blackstock Real Estate Guru, International speaker/trainer/coach, Adventurer, Mom and Philanthropist. JoAnna Blackstock helps high performing professionals to avoid burnout by reigniting their passions and teaching them how to develop balance and elevate results in their personal and professional lives.
High performers all face challenges in creating their ideal personal and professional lifestyles. JoAnna creates an engaging experience that will guide you through creating the best strategies for business and empower you and your team with tools and techniques to bounce back from adversity and find greater success and balance.
In these challenging times it’s important to understand our natural character & strengths to create positive flow in our lives. JoAnna offers coaching around the VIA Institute character model to enhance performance. She is also a certified Jack Canfield and a student of Applied Positive Psychology.
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Charles is CEO and founder of www.PureJV.com
Charles is a Silicon Valley veteran with a deep background in joint ventures, marketing, and scalable systems. He has founded and led multiple enterprise wide departments at a billion dollar software company and managed programs with budgets exceeding $5 million.
As an entrepreneur Charles books 2-6 joint ventures per week using proven sales / lead flow systems and consults on how you can do the same.
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Jenny Toh is a certified professional coach and my passion is to support people to unearth, rediscover and rekindle their dreams and passions and empowering them to embark on living their lives purposefully.
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Dena Breslin brings more than 25 years experience in sales, marketing, leadership, and coaching.
She is dedicated to pushing her team and clients forward to their best performance, best outcomes, and best life. She believes your best life, begins in your Mind.
Starting out in the HIV market and Bioscience field in Pharma sales in the early 90s and then practicing Gastroenterology as a Physician Assistant for 9 years, she’s since retired active practice, but continues to be a passionate advocate for holistic health and integrative wellness.
Choosing to be a “stay at home” mom, led her back to the flexibility of sales & network marketing. Since 2009, she’s been a top leader and founding member of Touchstone Crystal, by Swarovski, the at home jewelry division of Swarovski, US.
Her team is 3000 members strong, nationally, with sales of $16 million in 2019.
Continuing with personal growth, in 2012, she took on Coaching and became certified by 3 coach schools, to include Coach Training Alliance, which is accredited by the International Coach Federation.
Other mentors include Brendon Burchard, Jack Canfield and Tony Robbins, all well known in the high performance business success and self improvement space.
Her practice incorporates one on one coaching, small business coaching/mentorship, masterminds, workshops and retreats.
She is the coauthor of two books in the Feminine empowerment space: Rise Amazing Woman Rise and Lead Amazing Woman Lead, and many other trainings, podcasts and published work.
Dena is a single mother of 3 amazing teens, who are truly her best teachers. She is motivated by the circle of learning, challenging herself, and giving back to others.
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Lucy Kohansamad is Senior Portfolio Management Associate / Analyst at Union Bank Wealth Management and has been working in finance for over 22 years. Lucy works with individuals, family trusts, and foundations providing wealth planning, investments, risk management and trust services.
Lucy has four grown children and lives in Montecito, California. Originally from Miami and Boston, Lucy has lived in Santa Barbara for 35 years and enjoys playing viola in the SBCC orchestra and Santa Barbara Folk Orchestra.
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Samatha Ruth (Sam) is a Transformational Psychologist & Coach. She helps people by guiding them to live their best life - as their true self.
Sam developed the Ruthology Method that includes unique tools, methods and heart-centered teachings, not only based on her education but from her own life experiences. She has been there, in rough, puzzling places, many, many times and always comes out on the other side.
If other methods or professionals didn’t work for you, Sam can help you pick up your pieces and get you unpuzzled.
A brief about Sam: after practicing in Michigan for nearly 17 years, she moved to Colorado to marry her soulmate. She left her in-demand client practice and followed her intuition to created an online healing portal.
Sam's mission is to change the way you and the world view mental health and how we heal from traumas, depression, anger, addiction and many more of life’s ups and downs. In pursuit of this mission, she continues impacting lives through her books, keynote speeches, live events, online healing portal and coaching programs.
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Sean Lee born in Taiwan in 1970
i came to the USA when i was 14 which was 1984. started Purist Group on September 7th, 2012.
Purist have been working with the follow brands:
Michelin USA, Nitro Tire, Yokohama Tire, Jay Leno's garage, K&N filter, AEM, Meguiars Wax, Mothers Wax, Adams Polish, Petersen museum, ROWW foundation and many more.
Some of the cities Purist Group works with are: El Monte, City Of Industry, La Puente, La Habra, Long Beach
Purist Group currently supports the following agencies:
LA food bank, LAPD, LASD, LAFD, Long Beach PD
In addition to being the founder of Purist Group, Sean is a board member for City of industry CRIA board. A board member for industry sheriff YAL (youth activity league). A board member sheriff YAL. The vice president sales and marketing for air tiger express
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Lauren Bragg is a certified goal coach and Feng Shui expert. Over the last decade she’s worked with thousands of women, helping them achieve their goals and elevate their spaces. She’s a speaker, a workshop and retreat host, a podcast host and she offers a variety of powerful programs to help people step into their power and feel fresh and stoked on life.
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Clearing the Clutter: https://www.fengshuicollective.com/3-day.html
7 Steps to Goal Setting: https://www.fengshuicollective.com/uploads/8/1/7/9/81799768/7stepsworkbook.pdf
Tiffany is a mindset and movement coach. She helps women who have experienced a loss of identity following a life transition. Through meditation, movement, and mindset, she guides them toward self love and self worth. She helps them find home within by uncovering subconscious programming, reframing, and empowering.
Tiffany began her career in Information Technology, working for Fortune 500 companies. In 2011, she became a stay-at-home mom. She dedicated herself to raising her children, but found herself feeling lost, not sure who she was anymore. She’d lost her identity.
When she restarted her yoga practice after a brief hiatus, she noticed that she was becoming a more patient mom. She knew there was something special there, and felt the call to train as a yoga teacher. She built a thriving business teaching private and corporate yoga and fitness, and found home within herself in the process.
She was inspired to help other women experience the same transformation, and that is how Finding Home Within was born!
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Facebook community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/findinghomewithin/
Forrest is the Founder & President of The Consciousness Network
The Consciousness Network (“CN”) has helped many thousands of individuals improve their quality of life and realize their potential through our mission to spread the values of awareness, compassion, service, community, well-being (physical and psychological) and environmental sustainability. Its goal is to help create a healthier, more sustainable, more harmonious and just community and world.
CN has grown since early 2016 into a leading Santa Barbara educational and community-building organization. To fulfill its mission, CN produces ongoing programs and major events that combine informative, impactful speakers with a robust networking platform that enables community resource and capacity sharing across a wide demographic.
The programs and events — including such well-known names as Dr. Dan Siegel, Jack Canfield, Drs. Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks, Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith, Deva Premal and Miten, and many others — have seen audience sizes grow dramatically, and have attracted formal recognition from the City of Santa Barbara as well as over 100 Santa Barbara media features.
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Lana Shlafer is a mindset coach, law of attraction expert and author of the best-selling book Manifest That Miracle: Learn Why You Don’t Have What You Want and How to Get It.
Over the past decade she has empowered thousands to manifest what seems out of reach, including buying their dream home, healing from a chronic illness and meeting their ideal partner.
More than 20,000 people have participated in her Manifesting Challenges. Lana’s energetic personality and no holds barred coaching has been featured in popular media, such as Forbes, TVOne and NPR.
Lana studied at UC Berkeley and the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. She lives in Puerto Rico with her husband and three kids and is working on her second book.
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I met a man one blurry night in Manhattan, and little did I know, he would be the soil in which my passion for grief work was to be planted. He had been rejected by his family for his life choices and was preparing for death without them. Helping him through his struggle to come to terms with his love for them and in turn his forgiveness while going through treatments, rejection, and coming to terms with his own death and grief was an unimaginable amount of stress and it literally set me in activism mode.
It was shortly after his death, I completed training in Palliative Care Home Hospice. I volunteered in men’s homes for 5 years before the medications became reliable and being gay wasn’t always breaking family ties. Some of the most amazing times I have had in my life have been in the homes of dying. Strange, yes.. but so beautifully honest and raw.
I then completed the Children’s Palliative Care Training and dove into the heartbrokenness of dying children. It is in these years I really came to understand just how fickle death can be and how important it is to embrace death and learn to live with our grief. It seems that in times of what we would consider the most unimaginable, we are able to find glimmers of beauty, cracks of light and the nourishment in tears.
Over the last 20 years, I have carried on with my education in a variety of ways including Coach and Leadership Training, Orphan Wisdom School and Grief Groups. My connection to corporate grief has been slow, as is expected. I am grateful for my individual clients who inspire me everyday with their courage and their vulnerability and their willingness.
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DR. Cindy McGovern
Known far and wide as “Dr. Cindy,” the First Lady of Sales, Dr. Cindy McGovern is an expert in the areas of sales, interpersonal communication, leadership, and management. She has earned her reputation by helping literally hundreds of companies to grow their business.
She is the author of the Wall Street Journal Best Seller, Every Job is a Sales Job: How to Use the Art of Selling to Win at Work, and as a popular and inspiring speaker, Dr. Cindy has presented at national and international conferences on a wide variety of sales, leadership and motivational topics. As the CEO of Orange Leaf Consulting, she has coached and guided companies and individuals to achieve professional success and sustainable revenue growth.
With a Doctorate Degree in Organizational Communication, she can quickly figure out what an organization or individual needs to be more successful, and her current knowledge of many industries keeps her abreast of best practices and the quickest route to success and growth.
Many true stories from her professional and personal lives serve as instructive examples of the principles and techniques she discusses throughout her book. Dr. Cindy’s highly successful career has created a strong foundation from which she now shares the fundamental elements of the art of selling.
Dr. Cindy knows that the key to real and lasting change is changing behavior to create great habits. It is all about sustainable sales activities and results. For those who are ready to do the work, she is ready to create the path. As she puts it: “Grow Big or Go Home!”
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Dr. Joseph Garcia
Dr. Joseph Garcia, the Grandfather of Baby Sign Language, is one of the world’s leading experts in child development and the baby sign language revolution. As parents/children apply his methods, a deeper level of engagement encompasses their relationships. His work has brought joy to thousands of families worldwide.
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Brian Ernst is an Illinois ICON Agent and the head of The Brian Ernst Team at eXp Realty. He is a Double Diamond Award Recipient.
#1 eXp agent in units sold in Illinois in 2018
eXp University Agent Faculty - ICON Instructor
Certified eXp Mentor
#1 International Bestselling Author of "The Half Millionaire Real Estate Agent," and "Cracking the Homeseller's Code"
With over 16 years of real estate experience he has closed 1000+ transactions to the tune of over $120 million dollars SOLD. That equates to helping more than 628 families buy, sell, or rent.
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Seth Streeter is CEO and founder of Mission Wealth, a leading wealth management company that specializes in comprehensive financial planning and investment advisory services for high net worth individuals across the country.
A thought-leader in the area of conscious financial planning, Seth helps people reframe their perspective of wealth beyond just the financial so that they can enjoy more balanced, impactful, and fulfilled lives. Seth was recognized by Real Leaders Magazine in 2015 as one of the Top 100 Visionary Leaders who strive to create a better world, due to his work in conscious finance.
Seth’s experience in finance and the pursuit of well-being has caused him to become a sought-after speaker. In 2016, Seth was asked to speak on the TEDx Stage to share his powerful message on Redefining Wealth, and in 2017, he was chosen to speak and facilitate at the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) Global Leadership Conference. His 2018 Developing Your 3.0 Vision for Life four day International YPO event won the ‘Most Impactful Learning Event of the Year’ globally.
Seth’s passion is working with YPO Chapters, forums and members to help them develop and ignite a meaningful 3.0 vision for life and success. He is the Chair of the Inspired Living Sub-Network of the YPO Health & Wellness Network. Seth is a founding member, Officer and Board member of the YPO Pacific One regional chapter.
As the founder of the nonprofit SustainableFuture.org in 2017, Seth is growing a community unifying platform to empower positive daily actions in the areas of sustainability, volunteerism and wellness. Campaigns utilizing the platform have been launched by businesses, nonprofits, schools, universities and churches.
Seth resides in Santa Barbara, CA with his two teenage children. He enjoys travel, connecting with fascinating people, continuous learning and a constant pursuit of finding the world’s best chocolate chip cookie.
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Mission Wealth: www.missionwealth.com
Suzanne Sena was born missing the “no-you-can’t!” chip and spent a lifetime ignoring every limit she ever met. The Emmy-nominated talent, entrepreneur and now a thought leader on confidence, Sena coaches America’s corporate workforce to use the same mindset. Perhaps most famously, she is known from the Fox News Channel, Regis & Kathie Lee, E! Entertainment TV and The Onion News Network (ONN), and her Sena-Series Media Training has been utilized by clients from AEG and Deloitte & Touche to Google, Lionsgate, NBC Universal, PopTV and many other corporations and brands.
Today, as America’s Confidence Catalyst®, she also hosts a podcast, The Confidence Connection, that gives the inside scoop on how some of the most successful names in the world have made it. Sena is also penning a book that provides a roadmap for others to tap into their personal superstardom.
It’s Sena’s attitude that makes her uniquely qualified to teach others confidence: “I’ve been around some of the most incredible people, whose greatness inspired my own successes. “I was never intimidated by them; I was motivated.”
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Tami Holzman is passionate about helping people succeed.
She is a best selling the author of From C-Student to the C-Suite; a modern-day guide to business and relationships – showing how a girl with straight C’s in school but straight A’s in Emotional Intelligence became savvy in the cutthroat business world.
Today, she is a LP with Halogen Ventures, angel investor, advisor, and motivational speaker.
Tami is also a guest lecturer at UCLA, USC and Loyola Marymount and on the board of DACA Dreamers.
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Satya Sardonicus, DC, CACCP
Champion of Human Potential
Resilience Artist founder Dr. Satya Sardonicus is a teacher, coach, and professional speaker on a mission to help purpose-driven changemakers more powerfully express their magic in the world. This means restoring resilience, optimizing health from the inside-out, and amplifying creative productivity so you can create the life you love.
Dr. Satya brings a unique perspective of the healing process; her deeply personal experience with trauma and chronic illness inspired her to innovate treatment strategies and programs that promote sustainable healing and less reliance on outside providers. Her multidisciplinary framework for facilitating therapeutic change has been referred to as a “unified field theory” to provide sustainable, transformative, trauma-informed care across all techniques and modalities.
A second-generation chiropractor in a family full of holistic providers, Dr. Satya is actively informed by a passion for neuroscience, biotensegrity + fascia, and a vitalistic philosophy. She is the creator of Fascial Flow Method™, a groundbreaking body-based approach to unwind old trauma and tension patterns and become more resilient to physical, mental, and emotional stressors.
Above all, Dr. Satya is an innovative thinker, healer, and champion of human potential.
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Kelly Wilson is a voice actor, boy mom, mismatch sock wearing, INTJ, Pisces.
She moved from Florida to Idaho for a job she no longer has, met the man of her dreams, a fish farmer from Idaho.
Two kids later, she’s an Idahoan who side hustled her way to quitting her day job to run her own business, now finding herself homeschooling and CEOing. Just doing the best she can with what she’s got.
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Q Social Media LTD Founder and Managing Partner
As a Computer Science major and Business Management minor at Texas A&M University, LaQuishe worked diligently to earn over $60,000 in scholarships to completely pay for her education and was able to achieve Cum Laude status from the university's prestigious College of Engineering.
Prior to starting her Social Media Strategy firm, LaQuishe Wright (aka "Q") was a senior management consultant for a Cap Gemini Ernst & Young and IT project manager for Continental Airlines and Boardwalk Pipelines. She designed and implemented multi-million-dollar, web-based systems that allowed companies to automate their mission critical processes and reduce operating costs.
Q started her first business, a web design firm, in 2001 and became one of the first celebrity social media managers in the entertainment industry when she began working with talent in 2007 by helping them navigate the new digital world.
Her second business, Q Social Media LTD (QSM), established in 2011, specializes in increasing fan engagement and is a social media strategy and digital production firm that represents or has represented personalities like Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, Nicholas Sparks, Paul Walker, Rob Lowe, Zac Efron, Chadwick Boseman, and Danai Gurira, studios like Universal, Sony Pictures, Relativity Media, and Warner Bros, movies like ‘Magic Mike’, ‘Think Like a Man’, ‘The Lucky One’, ‘The Choice’, ‘Sparkle’, and ‘White House Down’, and brands like Magic Mike Live. QSM’s current list of clients have over 100 million followers worldwide.
Learn more about LaQuishe and her firm via the LA Times, WeWork, Fortune, DMN, New York Times, and Refinery 29.
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Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laquishecwright
Cindy spent 20 years as a radio personality. Most of them in her hometown of St. Louis, MO. The past almost 10 years however, she has been in the mental health field. Facilitating support groups and teaching classes. Cindy is currently studying to be Certified Jack Canfield Trainer of The Success Principles. She will be speaking and training at retreats, meetings and one on one. The most important thing in Cindy's life is her grandsons.
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Christopher Hanlon is a passion husband, father and the co founder of “A Dad’s Presence”, an organization dedicated to supporting and empowering men on the journey of fatherhood.
While on his own journey to becoming a dad, Christopher was in awe of the amount of support and education for new mothers but recognized a big gap when it came to support communities, education and real life tool’s for new fathers. This lead to the creation of “A Dad’s Presence” and the “Essential Wisdom for Dads” Course.
Christopher and his co-founder, Jason Meyer, have been inspired to educate men across the globe as to the critical role a present, loving father has on their children’s lives. Their courses explore a range of topics including a dad’s influence on epigenetics, the first 7 years of childhood development, how belief’s are formed and ways to create balance and harmony within the family unit.
Whether you are a first time dad or a father of 3 our golf is to help you uncover your DAD SUPERPOWER!
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Timothy Francis is an award-winning Entrepreneur originally from Edmonton, now living in Austin, TX. He’s been a guest lecturer at NYU in New York City, and has appeared on the Forbes and Inc. Magazine websites. Tim’s company, Profit Factory, teaches financial literacy for Entrepreneurs and Investors.
After the 2009 crash, Tim's net worth plummeted to -$200,000. The stress and exhaustion of those losses led to Tim developing a stress-related illness called Erythema Nodosum. He couldn't walk for 3 months. After a divine encounter, Tim discovered his true purpose in life. As soon as he could walk again, he got back to work. It was a long journey to pay off all debts, but he did it, and learned priceless lessons about business, money, and life along the way.
Today, Tim owns two companies, Profit Factory and Great Assistant.
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Allan Kehler is one of Canada’s most sought-after speakers when it comes to the topic of mental health and wellness.
He has stood on more than 500 stages and is recognized for his dynamic and captivating approach.
Having persevered through his own mental health issues and substance use, Allan has learned valuable life lessons that have guided him on an incredible path of success.
Allan left teaching after more than a decade to focus on speaking and writing on various topics related to mental health. He is the bestselling author of four books, and his writing has been featured in numerous national magazines.
Allan lives in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan with his wife, four boys, four dogs, and a tank of fish.
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MENtal Health Ebook: https://www.outfromtheshadows.ca/shop/
Samantha Bearman, more affectionately referred to as Sam Bear, hails from the riviera of the west coast, Santa Barbara, CA. She has traveled the world, competed for Jimmy Kimmel’s Funniest College Student in America, and was a semi-finalist in the 2019 Ventura Harbor Comedy Festival.
She delivers her take on millennial dating, sex, family, how she can have a master's degree, professional career, and 3 side hustles and still not be able to afford sand on the beach; with a relatable quality that will make you feel she's your best friend keeping it 100.
But please don't believe everything she says. She has also used comedy as a way to bring the community together for a cause, producing sold out comedy and variety shows that raised money for organizations including the Alzheimer's Association, Planned Parenthood and the American Heart Association.
She now has her own monthly room, Bear Cave Comedy in Santa Barbara, and has expanded to offer a creative writing program - Write It Down.
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Charity Comedy Show: Bearcavecomedy.simpletix.com
Creative Writing and Empowerment Coaching: Instagram: @the.samantha.bearman
Jared Countess, entrepreneur, personal trainer, former Marine from "West" Baltimore, Maryland.
I was born in 1984 at the start of the crack era, but Baltimore was always more of a heroin town. I had an interesting upbringing, my Dad is a relatively well known lawyer in South-Southwest Baltimore. My Mom was heroin addict my entire life. Although my Dad was well known he worked for a non-profit organization and therefore he never made much money. As for my Mom, from the time I was 8 or 9 I was felt like more of a parent with her than a child. Due to my Mom's problems I grew up with my Dad, spending weekends and summers at my Mom's house.
My Dad worked a lot so I spent much of my time on my own or with my Grandparents. All in all although I grew up surrounded by crime and drug use I was luck enough to have safe places with my Grandparents and my Father. My Grandfather was a cop and his house was a no nonsense zone. Even in my nexus of peace I watched many of my friends turn to the streets and drug use.
At one point I almost turned that way myself; if it wasn't for the words of one key friend. Still I saw a lot of violence that had a profound affect on me. Along with the pain of watching my Mother, an extremely intelligent woman, destroy herself; I decided I never wanted to add to the pain of the world. I didn't know what I wanted to do, but I wanted to help people.
There the story gets long and muddy, but I ended having multiple college majors only to up and join the Marine Corp. Reserves just before graduation.
Afterward I found my calling as a personal trainer, specializing in pain relief therapy. I now run, Upcoming Wellness, a complete wellness company that teaches, Mental, Emotional, Spiritual & Physical Wellness.
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Mostafa is a Serial entrepreneur, Author, and Business Coach - founder of Persyo Inc and Creator of:
· Simple Marketing Formula
· The Quarterly Planning Workshop
· Simple Marketing Mastermind
· Viral Coefficient Formula
· Simple Time Management Formula
Mostafa has been coaching and consulting for the past 10 years, helping businesses in various niches and industries grow and scale and become more profitable.
He is an avid skier, hiker, reader and he loves to spend time with his family in his free time.
Married to Ziba, his Sons’ names are Ali and Sina.
His burning desire is to have Harmony in life.
Mostafa Specializes in Helping Coaches, Authors and Experts Create & Implement Their One Page Marketing Plan In 7 Days Or Less!
Signature Course: https://www.persyo.com/join-smf/
Sarah Bamford Seidelmann M.D.
Sarah was a fourth- generation physician living a nature-starved, hectic lifestyle until a walrus entered her life and changed everything.
She is a practicing Shamanic Mentor and Woman of Medicine and leads transformational travel retreats around the world. She’s also the author of several popular books.
Sarah resides in northern Minnesota, near Lake Superior with her family and two dogs.
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Angela Sadler Williamson, Ph.D.
Angela Sadler Williamson, Ph.D., is an independent filmmaker, speaker, and adjunct instructor in the Communication Studies Department at Concordia University Irvine.
A former producer and copywriter for the Orange County NewsChannel, Fox 11 Television, Fox Sports West, and Prime Ticket, Dr. Williamson has over twenty-five years of experience in the broadcast television, cable advertising, healthcare, financial, municipal government, and higher education industries.
A multiple Telly awards recipient, Dr. Williamson has a doctorate in Human Services with a specialization in Management of Nonprofit Agencies from Capella University in Minnesota. She is also the 2019 recipient of the Belle Babb Mansfield Award and has been featured in Women Who Rock with Success and Black Girls Allowed magazines, and Civil Women on PBS.
Dr. Williamson is currently a member of P.E.O. Sisterhood serving as the Publicity Chairperson for the Inland Empire and the Writers Guild of America West.
In December 2018, she released her award-winning documentary about her cousin, Rosa Parks, My Life with Rosie, on Amazon Prime. Her children's book, My Life with Rosie: A Bond Between Cousins will be released on June 18, 2020 on Amazon.
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My Life with Rosie: A Bond Between Cousins Children's Book on Amazon: https://bit.ly/MLWRChildrenBook
Trevor Lohrbeer (pronounced "Law-Bear") is a serial entrepreneur whose mission is to help people live more fulfilling lives by reaching their potential. His current startup is Day Optimizer, a web app that helps freelancers and entrepreneurs limit procrastination, increase focus and improve work-life balance by converting their daily to-do list into a daily schedule.
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Dan is Fascial Stretch Specialist and initiated Shaman with a background in fitness, energetic work, and personal growth. As a high school and collegiate athlete, he sustained a number of injuries that led him to suffering physical limitations that kept him from staying active in his mid-20’s. Suffering from chronic pain and discomfort at such a young age, he underwent many forms of treatments and therapy, none of which made a significant shift for him until he discovered Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST).
After experiencing a major break-thru with eliminating pain in his body, a number of synchronicities aligned for Dan that led him to leaving his corporate job in his early 30's and choosing a career path of health and wellness. As Shamanic Practitioner, he brings an awareness and intention to the mind / body connection as it relates to a holistic approach to healing. Dan states that “At the root of any pain or trauma, there is a story about how and why it shows up in the body. It’s my job to ask my clients questions and discover the source of their pain and discomfort to ultimately get them back to living the life they want for themselves.”
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Michelle is a connection creator and CEO of Executive Essentials, which provides customized communications and leadership programs for fortune 500, non-profit, university and government clients.
A former finance executive and NYU Professor, Michelle is a regular in the media appearing on NBC, CBS, Fox, NPR, the Wall Street Journal, NY Times, CNBC, and others. Michelle is known for helping people work better together and advance their individual impact.
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FREE GIFT Link: http://michelletillislederman.com/giftpack/
Book Bonuses: www.TheConnectorsAdvantage.com
Dr. Donna Marie Hunter
Dr. Donna Marie is an inspirational keynote speaker, best-selling author and counselor. She believes that dreams, both large and small, do not have expiration dates, even in the face of a harsh reality, like her daughter Allie’s diagnosis of Autism.
The emotional devastation and disappointment became the catalyst for the Repairers Coaching Program which helps folks mend the breach of brokenness. Donna co-authored “Women Who Rise” a #1 Amazon International Best Seller, in which she shares the journey to hope, restoration and repair of broken dreams. #MyHopesAreUp
With over twenty years of awarded leadership as high school principal, counselor and administrator, Donna is a well-respected expert in public education. Dr. Hunter’s mission is to educate, enlighten and empower individuals with knowledge that transforms thinking and leads to actionable steps toward positive change.
Dr. Donna is an intuitive Coach for personal and professional growth; a knowledgeable Consultant in education and leadership; and an inspirational Champion for equity, access and inclusion for individual with disabilities.
Donna Marie is the founder of Allie’s Allys www.AlliesAllys.org, a nonprofit serving families in under served communities affect by Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. #UntoTheLeastOfThese
As an advocate for children with special needs, Dr. Donna co-produced and stared in the award-winning Short Film: “Colored My Mind: Diagnosis” with friends: Tisha Campbell-Martin, LaDonna Hughley, Tammy McCrary and Shannon Nash. The film has aired on CentricTV, PBS, CNN's Raising America, with screening at Viacom, Delta Airlines and Wells Fargo Bank diversity training. CMM speaks to the disparity in timely and accurate diagnosis of African American and Latino children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, particularly Autism.
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Instagram & Twitter @drdmhunter
CMM Movie Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNgbEHy03tg&feature=youtu.be
Alice Refauvelet is the head of business development for The Canfield Training Group and has held that position for the past 10 years.
She is a passionate advocate for equal rights, a self-proclaimed amazing wife, doggie mama and soon to be baby mama (she and her husband are adopting!).
We are here today to learn about her journey from being someone who lacked confidence and belief in herself to being thought of as being a master of authentic self confidence and not afraid to speak her truth even when it’s not the easiest thing to do.
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Maria Ross, the founder of brand consultancy Red Slice, believes cash flow, creativity and compassion are not mutually exclusive.
She advises entrepreneurs and fast-growth businesses on building irresistible brand stories and messaging to better connect with customers.
Maria has authored multiple books, including her most recent book, The Empathy Edge.
Maria understands the power of empathy on the brand and personal levels: In 2008, shortly after launching her business, she suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm that almost killed her and inspired her memoir, Rebooting My Brain.
She has appeared in many media outlets, including MSNBC, NPR, and Forbes.com, spoken to audiences ranging from The New York Times to BlogHer and has written for numerous media outlets, including Entrepreneur.com.
She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, young son and frisky mutt.
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Blog + Website: https://red-slice.com
Get the book: bit.ly/EmpathyEdge
International best-selling author, inspired thought leader and life coach, Melissa Lyons has a unique way of helping people discover hope, passion, and purpose, regardless of their current situation.
Raw and relatable, Melissa uses her own vulnerability, heartbreaking experiences and humility, to reach and connect with people of all ages in deep and meaningful ways. Her personal journey, which includes decades of entrepreneurial and corporate business experience, inspired her to ask important questions about her own life purpose and fueled her search for more meaning and fulfillment.
Melissa’s proprietary Simple, Subtle Shifts™ system along with her heartwarming and profound books have helped thousands embrace fresh perspectives during times of personal struggle and overwhelming grief or loss.
I Will Always Love You, A Journey From Grief and Loss to Hope and Love
I Will Always Love You Journal, A Journey From Grief and Loss to Hope and Love (Canada Only)
Until We Meet Again, From Grief to Hope After Losing a Pet
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Clint is a mental health advocate and speaks professionally around North America on mental health, PTSD, depression and his struggles with mental health and how it affects you. Through Clint's experiences as a NHL player and coach, Clint has developed philosophies on developing leadership skills and overcoming life struggles.
Clint's memoir, "A Matter of Inches" (in U.S.) "The Crazy Game in Canada: How I survived in the Crease and Beyond" was published in 2014.
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After feeling unsure of her purpose for many years other than being a mom, she has finally found her mission and her passion -- to support other women in living a life of joy. Donna incorporates all her Lightworker gifts as a Reiki Master, Crystal Healer, Coach, Author, Trainer, Speaker, and your personal Cheerleader. She guides her clients step-by-step in uncovering their true passions and desires including sharing techniques to confidently make decisions in all areas of your life.]
These techniques rely on energetic responses whether using a tool such as a pendulum or simply your body’s response through muscle testing. Energetically our bodies know what we need before we know intellectually. Protecting yourself energetically is crucial and she provides practical tools and techniques and offers solutions to raise your vibration and clear yourself of negative energy that does not serve you. She is passionate about crystals and as an Energy Intuitive selects the exact right crystals that are meant for her clients to best support them. She is grateful for her ability to guide clients through her Chakra Balancing and Reiki sessions, since energetically being in alignment is crucial and can easily be accessed from a distance.
Donna became a #1 best selling author for the 2nd time recently with the release of the collaborative book "Women Who Rise". The first collaborative book, "Women Who Ignite" was published in 2016.
Donna's three-part video series is a great way to learn many of these techniques she shares:
Chakra Balancing session:
Donna is here to support you! One of her core values is providing a sense of belonging and she wants you to feel that you belong and are welcome in her community, she is always available to connect.
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Link to purchase books:
A master storyteller and award-winning, bestselling author, Dr. Susan B. Mead, ThD, leaves audiences motivated to live a life free of regrets even though she has done the hardest thing any parent can do - bury her youngest son, Kyle.
Susan has been described as a solid, comforting voice in a messy world. Whether speaking to business professionals, women’s conferences, industry leaders or writer’s workshops, Susan’s insightful wisdom inspires audiences, empowering them to make healthy mental u-turns to help them find calm in the chaos.
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Amazon: Dance With Jesus: From Grief to Grace and Don’t Go Through Life Naked: How to Clothe Yourself in God’s Power
Mini course: DanceWithJesus.com
Alex Bratty is the founder of Happiness @ Work, a company that provides research-based consulting to help leaders and organizations identify opportunities and operationalize strategy that translates to elevated performance.
Combining her 20 years of experience in business and research with her expertise in positive psychology, Alex works with clients to leverage the competitive advantage of a work culture that increases employee motivation, productivity, and retention.
She is the host of the Positive Leadership Movement podcast and author of 25 Tips for Leaders: Leverage the Science of Happiness to Increase Performance, Productivity, & Profitability.
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Real Estate entrepreneur since her early 20s, Barbie Moreno ranked in the top 1% of all producers for one of the world’s largest banks. Out of the award winners, she was one of the few females to repeatedly achieve this elite status. She credits her achievements to her ability to build long lasting relationships. Her 3R’s approach to customer relationships results in raving reviews, repeat sales, and regular referrals. Barbie thrives on helping others succeed and create connected and continued collaborations for personal and professional success.
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Lisa Cherney has been mentoring millionaire entrepreneurs for over 20 years. She is the host of the ground-breaking confession-based GFR (Get F’n Real) podcast and creator of the 12 GFR Commandments.
In 2014, after 15 years in business and speaking on over 750 stages, Lisa Cherney got f’n real and dismantled her successful 7-Figure business as the Juicy Marketing Expert. Lisa learned that just because something is successful and people like it, doesn’t mean you have to keep doing it.
She always knew she had a low tolerance for not being happy (after all she left a “successful” corporate career, with companies like AT&T and Lipton at age 28), but now she knows her mission is to help soulful entrepreneurs GFR so they can get out of their own way, help more people and make more money!
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12 GFR Commandments: www.GFR.life/12C
Robert A. Grigore
Robert A. Grigore is a World-Class Mental Health Expert.
He is a Registered Clinical Counsellor, Certified EMDR Therapist & Approved EMDR Consultant, Published EMDR Author, and the Owner & CEO of Grigore Counselling.
Robert has dedicated his practice to helping leaders and professionals in business, entertainment, and athletics (as well as their families) to eliminate their deepest pain, worst fears, and to repair the foundations of their most cherished relationships, all while offering what money cannot buy: TIME.
Robert offers his select clients the short-cut to the top of the mountain of Self-Actualization because he believes that it is there where our true journey begins.
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In 2009, Melissa started Networlding Publishing for thought leaders who wanted to write books that make a difference in the world. She found that she could make the biggest difference by following her “Power-of-Ten” Networlding process, helping 15 to 20 authors a year successfully write, publish, and launch their books.
Melissa has taken her twenty years of experience in publishing to help more than 120 authors get their books written, published, and launched. Her clients have included people like the head of diversity for Hewitt, the president of Holland America Cruise Lines, the head of a division of Allstate, the head of HR for the NBA, a seven-time Inc. 500 entrepreneur, the head of Digital for Cisco, and thought leaders from many small and mid-sized companies around the world.
Melissa’s greatest passion is helping new adults get better starts in their lives and careers. Here, she mentors up to ten college students yearly in the areas of book publishing and marketing.
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Sheryl Green is a New York native living and thawing in Las Vegas since 2008. When a devastating divorce shook her world, she found solace in animal rescue. In 2015, she hosted an event to honor Pele, a very special service dog, and found her true passion. Paw it Forward raised $5,000 for the newly formed Hearts Alive Village and Sheryl was asked to join the rescue. She now serves as the Director of Communications for the organization.
She is a professional speaker and the author of Surviving to Thriving: How to Overcome Setbacks and Rock Your Life, Book Writing for Busy People, Once Upon a Bottom Line™: Harnessing the Power of Storytelling in Sales, and Do Good to Do Better: The Small Business Guide to Growing Your Business by Helping Nonprofits.
Fun fact about Sheryl: she challenged herself to 365 days of Kindness/Love and have been posting it on Facebook each day. I did a year of gratitude a few years ago and figured this would be the best way to put some good energy out into the world.
Sheryl is the proud mom to a beagle/lab mix named Akasha and a chihuahua/corgi mix named Bodhi. She spends her free time hiking, writing, and tending to an absurd number of houseplants.
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Hearts Alive Rescue: www.heartsalivevillage.org
Rescue Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HAVLV/
Erin is a Certified Health Coach at Erin Vanderkooy Wellness, Herbalist, Entrepreneur, Heart-Centered People Connector, and Facilitator. She is the Founder of P.O.W.E.R. – Portland Oregon Women Entrepreneur Roundtable and Co-Founder of women’s grief retreats called Pause Breathe Restore.
Her lifelong passion for food, integrative medicine and helping people has cultivated her entrepreneurial wellness spirit and avocation as a people connector tracing back to her ‘Dear Erin’ column in her school newspaper at the age of 8 to launching a successful recruitment business at the beginning of the 2008 recession in London, England.
Erin’s life experience with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), debilitating panic attacks, autoimmune, candida, and navigating the grief after the sudden loss of her Mom led her to advocate for a new nutrition paradigm, an understanding of the grief process, and a coaching approach that is supportive yet direct and incredibly empowering through plants and natural remedies that make sustainable long term impact.
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In addition to being a pastor, Bary Fleet has spent more than 30 years teaching leadership and psychology at Emory University, Bryant University, and Johnson and Wales University.
He is the founder and director of the Institute for Inner Magnificence, and is also on the faculty at the Holmes Institute for Consciousness Studies. He has been the program director of a non-profit counseling center as well as having his own private consulting and coaching practice.
He is a TEDx speaker and a Canfield Certified Success Coach.
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Phone: (401) 301-8240
Charles Sue-Wah-Sing, is a first generation Canadian. His family immigrated from Guyana in the late 60’s. He's of Indian, Chinese, European, and African ancestry.
Professionally, Charles is a ICF certified leadership and whole life coach. He’s been coaching for nearly 8 years. He’s a co-founder of WAY - a boutique coaching company with a focus on bringing consciousness to leadership, organizations and relationships.
He is also a faculty member with CoActive - a global leadership training and coaching certification organization. He’s certified in Imago Relationship Facilitation and is educated in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Emotional Intelligence (EQ), Conscious Leadership and Positive Intelligence (PQ).
In the last year his work as taken him to speaking and coaching on anti-racism, diversity and inclusion.
Charles is married to his partner in life and business (Dawna MacLean), a father of two teenagers, a lover of music, cooking, travel, books, and golf.
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Founder and CEO of Grief Warrior
Leslie founded Grief Warrior after experiencing firsthand the overwhelming intensity of grief and the discomfort that our culture has with death and grieving. On June 21, 2015, her husband, Steve, died.
That day, the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, became the worst day of her life. Grief Warrior was founded to bring recognition, respect and re-connection to the grieving through organizational trainings and workshops, individual and group coaching, digital courses and Heartfelt sympathy gifts for grievers.
Her LinkedIn Learning course, Supporting a Grieving Employee: A Manager’s Guide, was the first of its kind. Leslie has spent the last two decades running her own business and supporting other entrepreneurs with theirs at Intuit QuickBooks. She has written for Entrepreneur.com and Small Biz Daily, is a trained coach by the world-renowned Co-Active Training Institute and has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.
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Social handles: @agriefwarrior
"Omar is an Elementary School teacher who made it his life’s mission to make video creating accessible to everyone.
As a student who took English as a Second Language (ESL) classes in elementary, reading and writing were a challenge for him. It was because of this experience that he disliked reading and writing, and only did enough to “get by.” When he became a teacher, he knew he wanted to change the way English was taught so his students would not go through the same experiences he did.
Looking back at his childhood before the start of his second year, he realized that the funny videos he was making were actually developing his literacy skills. He noticed that figurative language and high academic vocabulary were highly used in his videos. So he decided to bring in the joy of making videos to his classroom.
With this new Project Based Learning style, not only is he developing literacy skills in his students, but also fostering each student’s socio-emotional skills. At first, he received a lot of criticism for using social media platforms for teaching, with a common “reason” being that “It’s not for educational purposes.”
Today, he is an elementary school teacher who has successfully facilitated two Cleveland School Film Festivals, and continues to mentor students through the art of Film.
Omar has also spoken at the California Association for the Gifted (CAG) conference, and recently launched his free filmmaking website full of tutorials and video challenges for students to partake in."
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Tik Tok: https://vm.tiktok.com/JjMGFAH/
Sheri’ DuMond, the Queen of Confidence, has mentored business and sales leaders for over 20 years.
She is a speaker, writer and creator of the ground-breaking program: Power Plays - Ignite Your Quantum Leap and Take Your Career to the Next Level and the Confidence Success Circle™ community_.
Sheri’ built a successful corporate career in the Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research industries, managing and training hundreds of people, during her long tenure. She became a sought after strategic-growth navigator starting multi-million dollar divisions for corporations looking to diversify their portfolios.
Conquering the male dominated boardroom, Sheri’s passion for giving women voices in their careers and lives continued to grow and that passion is now a thriving business where she helps women leaders “uncrush their confidence” and take their career and lives to the next level.
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Kyle Tolzman is a teacher, entrepreneur, speaker, coach, podcaster, and writer.
His experience over the past 17 years has helped him bring his message of action and excellence to thousands far and wide.
His mission is to help as many people and organizations understand and believe that average mindset and actions lead to average lives and organizations.
Tolzman is also the host of the Against All Average podcast where he interviews entrepreneurs and world changers about their lives, and key factors that have led them to where they are today. Be against all average!
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Kristen is a recovering attorney and now represents people in a new way...as a spiritual advisor and medium. She “represents” loved ones after they have passed away and brings their spirit messages to those in the living. She’s grateful to have this gift and offers private readings and group “Wine & Spirits” mediumship evenings.
Kristen is also a certified Integrative Health Coach and spent many years learning about wellness, relationships, and personal development to understand the role they play in our everyday lives. What differentiates her from other mediums is her ability to support her clients with the implementation of the information they receive from the readings to help them improve all areas of their lives.
While trying to comprehend what motivates some to move forward while others stay where they are comfortable, Kristen has challenged herself to enjoy being uncomfortable in many areas of her life. From managing comedians and being 1st runner-up at the Miss Ohio, America pageant to completing a full marathon having never run a mile before training, she loves to inspire and show others anything is possible, it just takes desire, belief and action.
Kristen became interested in personal development when she realized law was not for her and thought, “There has to be more to life than this”. Little did she know that the more she would discover was a gift for talking to dead people and a passion for transforming the lives of their loved ones.
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Book a call: https://calendly.com/kristen_swinehart
E. Keller Fitzsimmons
Is a serial tech entrepreneur, artist, author, and mother of two.
She is the cofounder of Custom Reality Services, a virtual reality (VR) production company whose first two projects, Across the Line (2016) and Ashe ’68 (2019), premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
In her book, Lost in Startuplandia: Wayfinding for the Weary Entrepreneur, she chronicles her journey having started six businesses in three different industries over twenty years. In this honest, personal guide, she draws on her trials and triumphs, as well as those of fellow entrepreneurs, to share their most valuable lessons for surviving startup failure.
Keller is the recipient of the Silvertip PwC Entrepreneurship Award and Speech Technology’s Luminary Award. Her work has been published by Network Computing, InformationWeek, and Inc. Currently, she is composing music and writing narrative fiction as part of the art collective, VUCA. Originally trained as a classical archaeologist, Keller holds a master’s degree from Harvard University.
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On social media: @thevuca
Lovely Child: https://www.drops.nyc/v2/x2o/5efb89e86e69a5000458b845
"Lost in Startuplandia": https://www.amazon.com/Lost-Startuplandia-Wayfinding-Weary-Entrepreneur-ebook/dp/B07QGG2CY5
I come to work every day because I help solve one of the biggest problems in marketing a business: Lack of engagement.
What's going to bring qualified clients to your doorstep? Maybe if you focus on building your email list... step up that social media posting... go Live more often…
My name is RJ Redden. Three years ago, I turned my entire business over to chatbots. Conversational marketing brings engagement, connection, and qualified clients beating down your doI come to work every day because I help solve one of the biggest problems in marketing a business: Lack of engagement.
What's going to bring qualified clients to your doorstep? Maybe if you focus on building your email list... step up that social media posting... go Live more often…
My name is RJ Redden. Three years ago, I turned my entire business over to chatbots. Conversational marketing brings engagement, connection, and qualified clients beating down your door.
Entrepreneurs hire me to skyrocket their engagement, because most feel like they’re shouting into a black hole, or they’re a carbon copy of everyone else, and they can’t get traction online to save their lives. So I create epic engagement experiences that make people click that button, connect with you, and convert like crazy. Bottom line, I’m on a mission to motivate a million people to join the engagement marketing revolution.or.
Entrepreneurs hire me to skyrocket their engagement, because most feel like they’re shouting into a black hole, or they’re a carbon copy of everyone else, and they can’t get traction online to save their lives. So I create epic engagement experiences that make people click that button, connect with you, and convert like crazy. Bottom line, I’m on a mission to motivate a million people to join the engagement marketing revolution.
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Jen Vanella is a Vocal Coach, Vocalist, and Philantropist, who specializes in Classical, Broadway, Auditions, Pop, Piano, Vocal Pedagogy, and Specialized Voice Lessons.
Her certifications Include: a AD MM Of Opera and Jazz Performance from Duquesne University, Undergraduate in MDS BAA from West Virginia University, Certificates in Alexander Technique, A certificate in Vocal Ped from NYU, Affiliated with NATS, American Women's Business Bureau, and the MTNA.
She has finalized and competed in numerous National vocal competitions and has sung all over the World. Some of her recent Magazine features include Modern Singer Magazine, Pop Dust, Sexi Soprano, and has written numerous Teaching Articles for various online teaching and advocacy websites.
Jen is a Professional Voice Coach who believes everyone deserves a chance to find and free their Voice. Some of her recent projects in Pittsburgh PA include: Call backs for Americans Got Talent, American Idol, Audition Prep for the Voice, and International Online Master Classes with “ Follow the Mentor UK.
This Season she aspires to offer various performance and Educational experiences to the local Artists and Emerging Educators in Pittsburgh PA expanding the educational forum and offer new and exciting opportunities for local Musicians for many years to come.
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Jenean is a Business Anthropologist, U.S. Patent holder, and revered speaker who worked as a medical anthropologist before becoming CEO of Alchemie Academy where she has enriched workplace culture for clients ranging from solopreneurs to Fortune 100 companies. When not speaking, she mentors organizations to grow their workplace culture, develop their leadership skills, and achieve a higher level of positivity, productivity, and profitability.
Jenean has created several programs in Leadership Development and Workplace Culture Enrichment where she provides training to clients worldwide and certifies coaches to use her models for their own clientele. This work is supported by her book Finding Your Lighthouse: A Leadership Guide to Navigating Change. Looking at organizational culture through the eyes of an anthropologist, Jenean passionately helps business professionals and organizations get out of their own way and become the powerful and recognized leaders that they are meant to be.
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Mike Cameron is a Canadian author, speaker, philanthropist and advocate against Gender Based Violence. As a sales and leadership authority Mike has studied the impact that emotion has on human behavior for over 2 decades. After his girlfriend was murdered by an ex-boyfriend in 2015, Mike turned his expertise to lend his voice to help eradicate violence against women. He has designed programs to assist men to tap into their emotions in a real and authentic way. His 2017 Tedx “The way men think of strong is wrong”, urges society to help redefine what it means to be a badass.
Mike coaches men to use his S.O.A.R framework to reconnect with their passions and purpose in life. He is the founder of Connect’d Men, an organization designed to create a safe space for men to practice emotional fitness
He is the co-founder of the Ignore No More Run for Respect an event designed to raise awareness around gender based violence and specifically engage men and boys in the conversation. His keynotes addressing the importance of emotional intelligence have been heard all across North America. Cameron is also the founder and managing partner of Axiom Mortgage, one of Canada’s largest independent brokerage firms. He has worked with a variety of nonprofits and charities to pave the way for a violence free future. He is currently an active ambassador for Gems for Gems a registered charity that empowers and educates survivors of abuse.
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Misty Phillip is a podcaster, speaker, author, and entrepreneur who is passionate about helping you spark your soul message.
Founder of the Spark Christian Podcast Conference, Founder of The Rocket Podcast Community and host of the By His Grace podcast show. Misty inspires through her leadership, speaking, and mastermind groups. She currently serves as the Houston Connect Leader for Christian Women In Media. Misty is the author of The Struggle is Real: But So is God Bible Study. and Spark Podcast Planner 2020.
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Irene is the creator of the Happiness Within Reach program which coaches ambitious women to open their hearts to self-love while forming deep and meaningful interpersonal relationships with others.
She is an ICF, ACC Certified life and business coach who holds two certifications from the University of Pennsylvania on Positive Psychology and is trained in the Gottman Method for Couples Therapy. This integrates forty years of scientific research, based on the Sound Relationship House Theory.
Irene has helped hundreds of women get reacquainted with their hearts most affirming personal and professional desires and supports them to take action despite their fears. Her mission is to remind women of their indisputable worthiness and capability of creating the extraordinary soul on fire life that is their birthright.
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Abdi Nor Iftin
When the civil war in Somalia began, Abdi Nor Iftin was five; he and his brother became the sole providers for the family while they also attended a madrassa. Amidst the daily shelling and the famine, Abdi had one escape: American movies and music. At neighborhood showings of Rambo, Commando, and The Terminator, Abdi learned of America, and taught himself English, and began to dream of a life in the United States.
In his memoir Call Me American, Iftin recounts his harrowing, extraordinary, and uplifting story. His love of western culture and music earned him the name “Abdi American.” This became a liability when Islamic extremism took hold of Somalia. Evading conscription by al-Shabaab while secretly filing stories for NPR under penalty of death, he stayed in Somalia until he had no choice but to flee. He smuggled himself into Kenya, where a different but grinding life of hopelessness awaited. He spent days hiding silently in an apartment from raids by Kenyan police, once passing time reading memoirs and watching more movies. And then, a stroke of incredible luck: he won the Diversity Visa Lottery.
Now a proud and legal resident of Maine, Abdi is advocating for the refugee rights he is also a community navigator. He’s on the advising council for Refugee International with some of America’s most distinguished diplomats and prominent international human rights leaders. Abdi was a TexdAmoskeag 2019 speaker.
On January 17th 2020, Abdi’s long life dream came true after he was sworn in as a naturalized American citizen in Portland, Maine. For the first ever, Abdi is voting in the US elections and exercising his American rights, one which many Americans take for granted. But for Abdi it is liberating to have a voice in America.
Today’s America and the travel/immigration ban worry Abdi, a Muslim, a former refugee and a displaced person. Abdi’s dramatic, deeply stirring memoir is truly a story for our time: a vivid portrait of the desperation refugees seek to escape and a reminder of why western democracies still beckon to those looking to make a better life.
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Kristen believes that we can use our mind, thoughts, sound and the natural world to help ourselves grow and heal in a variety of ways.
She brings to each of her sessions (individual or group), pranayama (breathwork), meditation and sound to foster a relaxing, calm and inviting space which allows for a turning inwards to feel the benefits of stillness.
Her sessions guide you towards an understanding and appreciation of your own mind and body, often leaving you with a greater focus, clarity and a sense of peace and wellbeing.
For the past 21 years, Kristen has been and continues to practice a lifestyle of Ayurveda and yoga. Her mantra – “Calmness in the mind” – which she explains is a lifetime practice. Kristen combines Western and Eastern philosophies to create a holistic approach to healing and wellness.
Kristen is an International Business Consultant working for a Swedish based company, living in Northern California and has a private practice of Sound Healing and Holistic Coaching.
Her passion is helping people discover how to live the life they want, without self-sacrifice.
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Both my sound healing albums are available on most digital music sites, including iTunes.
Dr. Michelle Bengtson
Michelle Bengtson is an international speaker, and the author of three bestselling, award-winning books: “Hope Prevails: Insights From A Doctor’s Personal Journey Through Depression,” “Hope Prevails Bible Study,” and “Breaking Anxiety’s Grip: How to Reclaim the Peace God Promises.”
She has been a neuropsychologist in private practice for more than twenty years, where she evaluated, diagnosed, and treated children and adults with a variety of medical and mental health disorders. This doctor knows pain and despair firsthand and combines her professional expertise and personal experience with her faith to address her patients’ issues, both for those who suffer and the ones who care for them.
Using sound practical tools, she affirms worth and encourages faith. Dr. Bengtson offers hope as a key to unlock joy and relief—even in the middle of the storm. She and her husband of thirty years have two young adult sons and reside in the Greenville, South Carolina area. She blogs regularly on her own site: https://www.DrMichelleBengtson.com She is also a popular show host of the award-winning podcast, “Your Hope-Filled Perspective with Dr. Michelle Bengtson” at https://apple.co/2madPRo
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Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrMBengtson (@DrMBengtson)
Fortune 500 board member, Former CEO of MetricStream, Advisor and Author
Ms. Archambeau is an experienced CEO and Board Director with a track record of accomplishments building brands, high performance teams, and organizations.
Ms. Archambeau currently serves on the boards of Verizon, Nordstrom, Roper Technologies, and Okta. She is also a strategic advisor to the Royal Bank of Canada, Capital Markets Group and Forbes Ignite.
Ms. Archambeau has over 30 years of experience in technology. She is the former CEO of MetricStream, a Silicon Valley-based, governance, risk, and compliance software company. During her tenure MetricStream grew from a fledgling startup into a global market leader.
She is the author of Unapologetically Ambitious: Take Risks, Break Barriers and Create Success on Your Own Terms. A book that will inspire you and provide the tools to enable you to fight the battles, make the tradeoffs and create the life you want. She is also a Forbes contributor and the protagonist of the Harvard Business School Case Study: Becoming a CEO.
Ms. Archambeau enjoys the performing arts, traveling, cooking and writing a blog that provides career advice, insights and other musings
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Using her straight-forward, compassionate style, Pamela Russell enjoys creating fullness of being within her clients, as well as herself. She believes that exploring the ever-expanding human potential is a joyful progression of discovery. Pamela's work is largely formed by the tools of PSYCH-K, Neo & Energy Psychology and Classical Five Element Acupuncture.
Her extensive background in the healing arts and meditation allows her to utilize these body-centered healing modalities to effect change in her clients' lives.
Over the past decade, Pamela has served hundreds of clients from all over the world and of every walk of life. She enjoys seeing people transform through this rare blend of work. Using intuitive detective skills, she draws out answers that connect unseen pieces. This allows her clients to create the mindset and life that they want while empowering each person towards balance, health and their Unlimited You!
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Quick Shift Fridays: https://biiitly.com/8bpHk
Free Gift and Calendar: https://bit.ly/3gg7LOA
A Body Full of Rainbows book: http://bitly.ws/9KAJ
Cara English, DBH
Dr. Cara English currently serves as a DBH in the birthing community of Phoenix and as the CEO of Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies, a non-profit, private university providing integrated behavioral health education and training online.
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Danny Goldberg is a 17 year old student at San Marcos High School and the Founder & President of ZoomersToBoomers. ZoomersToBoomers is a free grocery delivery service created in March as a response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. They have since grown into a nationwide non-profit that offers easy, fast, and safe grocery delivery for the elderly and immunocompromised.
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Dr. Larry Ford
Larry Ford, DBH, LBHP, BC | Founder & CEO of Hands to Guide You
Established in November 2011 Hands TO Guide is an integrated, behavioral healthcare practice located in Oklahoma City, OK. Led by Dr. Larry Ford, Doctor of Behavioral Health (DBH) and Licensed Behavioral Health Professional (LBHP) whose mission and focus is to improve the way the world experiences healthcare is passionate about helping patients realize their full potential by successfully treating and resolving behavioral health deficiencies.
Dr. Ford treats patients from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life including boys and girls as young as 4 or 5 to seniors. The Ford Philosophy is Whole Person Care Begins with Mental Health. Without mental health, there is no health.”
Philosophy + Passion
Research has shown that the mind and body are connected. When a person feels sad and blue, it can impact their energy level, motivation to participate in treatment, and negatively impact outcomes, such as improving independent functioning. To achieve desired outcomes, it is essential to support the patient’s emotional health as well as their physical health. Dr. Ford is devoted to his patients and committed to delivering integrated care.
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Nicole Curtis Fitzpatrick
Entrepreneur. Program Manager. Board President. Nicole has taken on many roles in her life. But the most meaningful of them all is a parent to a child with a chronic illness.
When her youngest daughter was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2012, Nicole had never encountered this illness before and felt lost on how to help her daughter. Nearly a decade later, she is taking what she’s learned along this journey to become an advocate for other individuals and families impacted by epilepsy.
Her personal passion and mission is to help others quickly find the information they need and empower them to live their best lives.
Nicole continues to search for the most current information and resources available on epilepsy diagnostics, treatment options, mental health, youth to adult transition planning, quality of life, and so much more.
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Email at HeartCenteredAdvocate@outlook.com.
Tim Winders is a Performance Coach and author who specializes in helping Executive Teams and Entrepreneurial Leaders maximize their potential by looking beyond traditional “cookie-cutter” methods that often limit the creative process.
A lifelong student, he thrives on helping people discover how to live outside of the box and walk out their unique God-given calling. In his own life, he has frequently taken the road less traveled, and found great satisfaction off the beaten path.
As host of the SeekGoCreate podcast, Tim goes to the out of the way places to bring you people who redefine success and impact our world in remarkable ways as dreamers, movers, strategists, and connectors. Redefining success in leadership, business and ministry.
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With the release of his latest book, Purpose Driven Achievement, Gary Smith is on a mission to help people discover and achieve their unique, and very special, purpose in life.
With over 45 years experience in the business world, including 22 years as an entrepreneur and business owner, Gary has discovered the major key not just to success, but to that of happiness and fulfillment in life -- and he shares this key with audiences around the world.
Join Gary for a time of inspiration and education as he helps you understand The Power of Purpose
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Purchase a copy of Purpose Driven Achievement: https://garylsmith.com/jesse/
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Kristin Zhivago is the president of Zhivago Partners, a digital marketing management company that serves both B2B and B2C clients in a variety of industries.
Her digital agency is comprised of a core infrastructure team, and a variety of specialists in the various digital methods and media. Zhivago’s career began in the high-tech industry; she and her husband, through their high-tech agency, helped introduce and market all of the technologies we take for granted today.
When the web emerged as a commercial medium, she branched out into other industries and re-invented herself to become a revenue coach, helping CEOs and entrepreneurs sell the way her customers want to buy.
Her 5-star book, Roadmap to Revenue: How to Sell the Way Your Customers Want to Buy was chosen by Forbes as one of the top sales and marketing books.
Zhivago speaks frequently on the subject of the customer’s buying process, which she was one of the first to identify as being key to selling to today’s customers, and about building your business to compete effectively in our fast-changing, hyper-competitive markets.
Petra Beumer is the founder of the Mindful Eating Institute in Santa Barbara. She is a masters level psychologist who has helped thousands of clients make positive lifestyle changes. Petra has dedicated herself to empowering clients in taking better care of themselves, both physically and emotionally.
Petra’s specialty areas are weight management, emotional eating and self-care, and in her work she combines cognitive-behavioral therapy with mindfulness strategies. Her “prescription” for wellness is: To love yourself deeply, to honor your needs and not ignore messages from your body. The goal is to set an intention for finding inner peace and treating yourself with love and self-compassion.
She is very passionate about teaching a daily practice of self-nurturing and not using food as a mood regulator. Her focus is on creating new healthy rituals that are sustainable in everyday life.
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TJ Jackson is no stranger to music. With a legendary last name, he is the son of Tito and nephew of Janet and Michael Jackson. He has an impressive music career of his own as a proven global star and multi-platinum selling artist. TJ and his brothers formed the group 3T and became an international success, surpassing even Boyz II Men and Babyface in overseas record sales, and were ranked 2nd behind The Spice Girls, as the biggest-selling group in Europe in 1996.
Today, TJ has embarked on a triumphant solo career and has recently released his second EP entitled Damaged. In addition to his music, TJ is also passionate about the family-based inspirational brand he launched with his wife Frances called The Family Rules. Additionally, TJ is co-founder of a 501 c 3 non-profit he began with his brothers in 2015 in memory of their late mother, Dee Dee Jackson. The Dee Dee Jackson Foundation focuses on loss and grief and how to navigate through it. The foundation brings Music Heals Therapy to children in need who have suffered trauma. Another facet of the DDJF is a weekly digital talk show, The Power of Love, that welcomes a diverse mix of guests who share their expertise, advice and experiences with our community.
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The Family Rules: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1IurH9xo7Y36t_IHt0TWtw
The Dee Dee Jackson Foundation: https://www.ddjf.org/
Iris Polit is a marketer, writer, speaker, and the founder of Your Success Ace. As a career and personal branding strategist, she is obsessed with brain hacking to enable human flourishing and believes that our work life plays a big role in our sense of fulfillment.
Her mission is to help professionals and entrepreneurs get unstuck, take ownership of their success, and live to their fullest potential. Iris leverages her training as an applied positive psychology practitioner, as well as two decades of experience in non-profit and corporate (mostly in Tech) environments, to help her clients thrive through career transitions.
Iris is a co-author of the best-selling books, Mastering the Art of Success and How to Be Crazy Amazing During Difficult Times and has been featured on ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox. She regularly speaks about personal branding, thriving through career transitions and brain hacking (most recently at VMworld, Ellevate events and Tech Village podcast).
Embracing her multi-passionate nature, she is also a co-producer of the 3-time Telly and 4-time Emmy Award-winning documentary, A New Leash on Life: The K9s For Warriors Story, as well as Dreamer, a documentary exploring the journey of several influential entrepreneurs. Additionally, she recently joined a diverse and inclusive collective of female entrepreneurs and practitioners to launch The Reboot, a virtual resource hub dedicated to educating and inspiring professional women who are looking to create transformation in their lives.
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I am a mother, wife and business process literate, UC Berkeley Certified Executive Coach and consultant but, more importantly, I am ready to be your success partner.
People and processes are at the heart of the work I have done for the past 20+ years. Whether working in a corporation, large law firm or entrepreneurial environment, I have seen the value of meeting people where they are, of frankly and honestly assessing process and of making smart changes openly and deliberately.
I excel at helping people with a lot going on to cut through the ephemera and to get to the core of the matter. My ability to connect disparate dots to provide meaning and insight makes me uniquely able to help my clients get to what is important so they can live happier and easier lives.
I am a graduate of Wellesley College and Georgetown University Law Center and a member of the Maryland and DC Bars.
I have worked both as a litigator and administrator in large law firms. I have managed hundreds of people in complex, high-stakes and high-stress environments and have seen first hand the impact of having the right people, in the right process at the right time. More recently, I was the Chief Operating Office of an entrepreneurial investment firm. Because I have experience in both large and small organizations, I have a unique perspective on how smaller organizations can grown more efficiently and professionally.
Now, I have taken my experience and passion for enabling success and I work with people like you - individuals and companies looking to the future. I’d love to talk about what we can achieve together
I am also life-long learner and am currently working towards my LLM in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center.
When I’m not working with people, you can find me most often in a basketball gym cheering from the stands or curled up with a book.
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Kimberly R. Mascaro
Kimberly R. Mascaro, PhD, LMFT is a clinician, author, artist, and educator with over 20 years of professional experience in the field of mental and behavioral health.
She is passionate about wellness, self-care and spiritual development holding certifications in hypnotherapy and yoga nidra guided meditation. Dr. Mascaro earned a PhD in clinical, somatic psychology, and MS in counseling psychology and operates a California-based private practice as a psychotherapist where she offers support for women navigating life’s big transitions as well as treatment for those impacted by trauma, anxiety, ADHD, grief/loss.
She is the author of Extraordinary Dreams: Visions, Announcements and Premonitions Across Time and Place. Her presentations and workshops, both national and international, are rooted in dreams and dreamwork.
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Jim Britt is an award winning author of 13 best-selling books and numerous #1 International best-sellers. Some of his many titles include Rings of Truth, Do This. Get Rich-For Entrepreneurs, Unleashing Your Authentic Power, The Power of Letting Go, and Cracking the Rich Code.
He is an internationally recognized business and life strategist who is highly sought after as a success strategist and keynote speaker for all audiences.
As an entrepreneur Jim has started 28 successful business ventures. He has served as a success strategist to over 300 corporations worldwide and was recently named as one of the world’s top 50 speakers and top 20 success coaches. He was presented with the “Best of the Best” award out of the top 100 contributors of all time to the Direct Selling industry.
In the past 43 years Jim has presented seminars throughout the world sharing his success strategies and life enhancing realizations with over 4,000 audiences, totaling over 1,500,000 people from all walks of life.
Early in his speaking career he was Business partners with the late Jim Rohn for eight years, where Tony Robbins worked under Jim’s direction for his first few years in the speaking business.
In addition to his other ventures, he is currently working with Kevin Harrington from the TV show Shark Tank on a collaborative book series and PR, Marketing, Branding and lead generation strategy for coaches, speakers and entrepreneurs. email@example.com for info
As a performance strategist, Jim leverages his skills and experience as one of the leading experts in peak performance, entrepreneurship and personal empowerment to produce stellar results. He is pleased to work with small business entrepreneurs, and anyone seeking to remove the blocks that stop their success in any area of their life.
One of Jim’s latest programs “Cracking the Rich Code” focuses on the subconscious programs influencing one’s financial success, that keeps most living a life of mediocrity. His Cracking the Rich Code four-month program is designed to change one’s money programming to that of the wealthy.
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Cindee Rood is the Founder and Executive Director of Formidable Joy, an LA-based, grassroots nonprofit, whose sole mission is to provide access to clean water in Malawi, Africa.
It was Cindee’s love of travel that led to her life of service. She has traveled throughout the world - 60+ countries & counting. However, the more off-the-beaten-path she traveled, the more poverty she saw, and the more she could no longer “unsee” it.
She wanted to do something to make a difference.
She found that the simplest-solution and most cost-effective way to improve the health and overall quality of life for people is to provide schools and communities access to clean water.
To date, she has personally completed over 100 water projects throughout 17 districts in Malawi. Remote villages, primary and secondary schools, health centers, Dzaleka Refugee Camp (the largest refugee camp in Malawi), and the only state-of-the-art children’s hospital in Malawi, have all benefited from her work.
Oftentimes, the beneficiaries in remote communities were formally collecting their water from rivers, streams, unprotected wells, or by digging holes in the ground.
Some of her notable projects include:
· 3 additional new water points at Dzaleka Refugee Camp - home to 38,000 residents
· The installation of a solar water system at Mercy James Pediatric Center - built by Madonna in 2017.
· The Installation of a new backup water system for the Maternity Ward of the largest hospital in the country. 12,000 babies are born there each year, yet the hospital can go days without water
And she is just getting started…
Cindee is also an active member within other nonprofits including:
UNICEF – Chair of the Speakers Series Committee in Los Angeles, Freedom to Choose Project – Volunteer at men’s and women’s prisons, Rotary Club of Beverly Hills - International Committee member, WASRAG water committee member, District water committee member.
Prior to her life in nonprofit, Cindee was an executive at Warner Bros. Consumer Products.
She resides in Los Angeles with her husband and two teenage sons
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Alison Crosthwait is an extreme pioneer in the world of radical risk. Alison’s genius lies in her groundbreaking methodology that creates a potent pathway for her clients to achieve their biggest, most audacious goals. But, that is just the beginning. When working with Alison, her clients are able to move past accomplishment through a divine journey to revolutionize paradigms, systems and structures. Through the use of ancient breathwork, psychedelics and sexual practice, Alison helps her clients unlock their deepest performance capacity and untapped power for a higher order of living.
Alison’s career is wide and varied, starting as a successful stock trader for Goldman Sachs, before being inspired by personal events to train as a psychotherapist. During her season as a highly sought-after psychotherapist, Alison studied many modalities and teachings that inspired her pioneering work. In 2020, Alison broke free of clinical psychotherapy, allowing her to master the infinite possibilities of creativity, innovation and performance with her clients through what she calls Billion x Evolution.
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Teri Karjala, is a Transformational Life Strategist, the founder of Cre