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22 Mar

Liz Bohannon

• Founder & CEO of Socially Conscious Brand Sseko Designs • Author of Beginner’s Pluck: Build Your Life of Purpose & Impact Now • Forbes Top-20 Speaker • Teaching Organizations How A Beginner’s Mind Breeds Success • Guiding Audiences to Get Beyond Dreaming and Start Doing • Building Socially Conscious Communities of Global Entrepreneurs How can a beginner’s mind influence the successful outcome of any goal? The answer might may inspire you to create a new roadmap for your next challenge. Liz Bohannon, Founder and CEO of successful fashion brand Sseko Designs, shares the lessons learned from her 10-year journey growing her business from three women under a mango tree into a successful international fashion brand. A company that provides employment, educational opportunities, and entrepreneurial training to thousands of women across the globe. Her story is filled with lessons for success that are grounded in the principle of having a beginner’s mind. Liz sums up those lessons in her new book, Beginner’s Pluck: Build Your Life of Purpose and Impact Now. In it, as in her speeches, she shares uncommon ideas toward success like, Own Your Average, Stop Trying to Find Your Passion…Create It, and Dream Small. Liz continues to…

01 Dec

Shawna Suckow, CSP, CMP

An internationally acclaimed speaker who has presented in 17 countries on five continents. Certified Speaking Professional™(CSP) –the highest designation a speaker can earn, achieved by a fraction of professional speakers worldwide. Best-selling author of four books Top 100 Women Speakers in Business & Tech Globally (TNW) Top 8 Speakers of the year (MeetingsNet) Smart Women in Meetings 2016 Shawna Suckow is a speaker and emcee with some serious knowledge of consumer behavior. Her style has been described as a gentle slap in the face from a friend, just when you’re about to go to Prom with that loser. Like thinking cabbage is for dinner, but instead you get mac n’ cheese (the awesome, gooey kind with crumbles). She’s like a BFF laying down some truth talk – you know, the one who tells you when you have a piece of tomato in your teeth. She talks like a real person on stage – not an old-timey, overly-rehearsed robot who delivers the same content in Poughkeepsie and Peru (egads!). She has a million-dollar B2B buyer in the hospitality industry for over 20 years and in 2008 founded an association of B2B buyers, which now has over 2,500 members across North America….

08 Aug

Jason Hewlett

Hall of Fame Speaker. Award-Winning Entertainer. World-Class Performer. Leadership Difference-Maker. Integrity Influencer. Comedy Connector. With over 2,000 presentations for Fortune 500 companies and clients such as American Express, Delta Airlines, the Salt Lake Olympics, Experian, NuSkin, Younique, Coca~Cola and Wells Fargo, Jason Hewlett is your go-to solution for an engaging and entertaining keynote. Inducted into the prestigious Speaker Hall of Fame, one of the youngest ever inducted with the CPAE Council of Peers Award for Excellence Invited to be part of a Middle East Tour in support of the US Military in Kuwait, Afghanistan & Africa Author of Signature Moves: How To Stand Out In A Sit Down World Recipient of the National Outstanding Eagle Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America, awarded to only 800 men in the history of scouting (Jason has also earned the Eagle Award) Recipient of the prestigious Star Award from the SCERA Center for the Arts What does any of that mean for your next audience? A one-of-a-kind experience that resonates with audiences as human beings, inspires them as business professionals, and motivates them to lead in ways that change organizations, communities, and lives. Having delivered thousands of presentations over two decades, Jason…

25 Jul

Susan David, Ph.D.

Emotional Agility: Because our thoughts, emotions, and actions drive everything; every aspect of how we LOVE, LIVE, PARENT, and LEAD. Susan David, Ph.D. is the visionary who developed the concept of Emotional Agility and… • An award-winning Harvard Medical School psychologist. • Named one of the world’s most influential management thinkers. • Recognized by the Thinkers50 Breakthrough Idea Award for “insights that have the potential to forever change the way we do business.” • An Inc.com Top Speaker. • Author of Emotional Agility, the #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller: Emotional Agility has been translated into 26 languages and profiled throughout national and international media including in the New York Times, TIME, and on the TODAY show. Harvard Business Review named Emotional Agility a Management Idea of the Year. • The recipient of a standing ovation at TED for a talk that went viral, with more than 60 million unique views on social media and 6 million at TED.com, making it one of the ten most popular TED talks of 2018.   Susan David, Ph.D. is one of the world’s leading management thinkers and an award-winning Harvard Medical School psychologist. Her new #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling book, Emotional Agility based on the…

11 Jun

Dr. Tina Boogren

Tina H. Boogren, PhD, is a former classroom teacher, English department chair, teacher mentor, instructional coach, professional developer, athletic coach, and building-level leader. She has presented at the school, district, state, and national levels and has been a featured speaker at the International Literacy Association Annual Conference and Barnes and Nobel Educators’ Nights. Dr. Boogren was a 2007 finalist for Colorado Teacher of the Year and received the Douglas County School District Outstanding Teacher Award eight years in a row, from 2002 to 2009. In additional to writing articles for the National Writing Project’s The Voice and The Quarterly, she is the author of In the First Few Years:  Reflections of a Beginning Teacher, Supporting Beginning Teachers, The Beginning Teacher’s Field Guide: Embarking on Your First Years, and Take Time for You: Self-Care Action Plans for Educators, which was the Independent Publisher’s Gold Award winner in the Education category.  She a co-author of Strategies to Motivate and Inspire Students along with Robert Marzano, Darrell Scott, and Ming Lee Newcomb, and is a contributing author to Richard Kellough’s Middle School Teaching:  A Guide to Methods and Resources and Robert J. Marzano’s Becoming a Reflective Teacher. Dr. Boogren holds a bachelor’s degree…

31 May

Xolie Morra

Singer and songwriter Xolie Morra of the Seattle band “Xolie Morra & The Strange Kind” is an active representative of the Autism community, speaking personally about her life with Asperger’s Syndrome. The Seattle Band has gained a musical presence worldwide and has appeared on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. Performing with acts such as Crosby Stills & Nash, John Mayer, & the ladies of the 2010 Lilith Fair, the band continues to build a relationship with a broadening global fan base. Alongside the band’s success, singer/songwriter Xolie Morra Cogley is an open and active representative of the Autism community. She speaks from the heart with a refreshing view of what it’s like to live, work and perform with Asperger’s syndrome. Xolie (pronounced kS-oh-lee) is also a member of the LGBTQI community and raises awareness about diversity, equality and acceptance of all people. Through grass roots marketing, hard work, dedication, ambition and pure passion for what she does, Xolie has pushed her way past a range of boundaries to inspire everyone to do what they love. Each of her speaking performances is customized, and can include her multi-layered story of getting diagnosed with Asperger’s, how she has found creative and often exceptionally…

05 May

JEROME WADE, CSP

Why This Speaker? Highly engaging, with an interactive style, his content creates immediate results for leaders and gives them a road map to regaining energy and focus. Jerome Wade, Certified Speaking Professional, is an author, international speaker, and an advisor to executive leaders. With 25 years of C-Suite experience, Jerome is a seasoned authority on executive performance, and organizational culture. Jerome is the global authority on Executive Fatigue™, marshaling his more than 25 years of experience to ensure business owners, executives, and leaders at every level get what they want without losing what they love. Having given more than 2700 highly interactive presentations and counting, Jerome masterfully engages audiences with actionable insight that drives results. Leveraging the power of story from Jerome’s global adventures and experiences (trekking to Everest Base Camp, Machu Picchu, Kayaking the Grand Canyon, Sailing the Caribbean, and more), audiences are inspired to live and lead at the top of their game. Jerome is the CEO of The Epic Advantage™, and currently serving as the President of the National Speakers Association New Mexico Chapter.  See Jerome in action His programs include  1-UNSTOPPABLE: The Guide to Driving for Success Without Driving Yourself Into the Ground Life for executives...