Inspiration & Motivation

Bestselling Author or "The Happiness Equation"

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After graduating from Harvard Business School, Neil Pasricha spent a decade as Director of Leadership at Walmart, the world’s largest company. While there he wrote the 50-million-hit, award-winning blog 1000 Awesome Things and the New York Times bestsellers The Book of Awesome and The Happiness Equation which have been on international bestseller lists for over 200 weeks and sold over a million copies. Neil’s research and books on happiness, mindset, and human potential have received attention from Harvard Business Review, The New Yorker, The Sunday Times, CNN, and BBC. Onstage his style is an endangered species: an incredibly rare blend of raw, hilarious, and heartwarming. His high-energy, takeaway-laden, application-not-motivation speeches are often voted tops at any conference or event.

Executive Vice President for Baseball Operations for Major League Baseball

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Successful as both a player and a manager, Joe Torre uses his accomplishments in baseball as a backdrop for his insights on how to win in the business world. In his dynamic coaching style, Torre discusses how to overcome adversity and take advantage of every opportunity.
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Olympic Speedskater & Gold Medalist

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Bonnie Blair is a retired American speedskater. She is one of the top skaters of her time, and one of the most decorated athletes in Olympic history. Blair competed for the United States in four Olympics, and in her Olympic career won five gold medals and one bronze medal.

Motivational Speaker, Former Television Host, & Corporate Publicist

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Vicki Hitzges entered the business world as a corporate publicist where she directed the Public Relations campaign for BeautiControl Cosmetics, the world's third-largest direct-sales cosmetics company. In her speeches, Viki addresses fostering and building positive relationships.

Leadership and Change Expert

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Dr. Gary Bradt is an author, clinical psychologist, leadership consultant, C-Suite executive coach. Challenging his audiences to become change leaders, Dr. Bradt shares timeless leadership principles that get results. Bradt encourages executives to move beyond the chaos of disruption, fear, and uncertainty that change often creates, and look for the golden ring of opportunity.

President & Founder of VARCom Solutions, LLC

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Danny Vargas has created opportunities, overcome challenges, and beaten the odds all his life. As founder and president of VARCom Solutions, a D.C. area-based marketing and public relations firm, he has made a mark not only in business but in the community as well.

History-Making Mountain Climber and Business Executive

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Susan Ershler tours the world sharing with others her secrets for success, determination, and achieving seemingly impossible goals. Susan is the fourth American Woman to climb the Seven Summits and the twelfth American Woman to climb Mt. Everest. When she got to the top of Mount Everest on May 16, 2002, she and her husband Phil became the first couple in history to climb the Seven Summits. Susan illustrates how she utilized her experience as a sales leader as the foundation to her training for climbing mountains.

Author & Award-Winning Entertainer

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Craig Karges is an award-winning entertainer, a nationally recognized speaker and an author. He combines the art of magic with the science of psychology and the power of intuition to create the impression that nothing is impossible. He is the author of Ignite Your Intuition, The Wizard’s Legacy – A Tale of Real Magic, and Extraordinary Tales – Stories from the Road.

Olympic Gold Medalist and Entrepreneur

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Shaun White is one of the most versatile athletes in the planet, going professional in two different sports. He has won multiple snowboarding and skateboarding competitions and his high flying antics have earned him the nickname, "The Flying Tomato". After the winter olympics he became one of the most endorsed athletes in the world and is continuing to ride the momentum from his back to back gold medals in 2008 and 2012.

Organizational Change & Employee Engagement Specialist

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Dr. Mark DeVolder tackles the thorny topics of Leadership, Diversity, Conflict, Change and Communication - and shows people how to work better together, motivating audiences to new levels of achievement.

Navy Diver, Shark Attack Survivor & Author

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Paul de Gelder faced his worst fear when he was attacked by a massive bull shark whilst conducting a counter terrorism exercise with the Australian Navy. Since that fateful day in 2009 when he lost two limbs, Paul has hosted over 25 documentaries as a Shark Week regular on Discovery Channel, and has helped some of the biggest names in the world, such as Will Smith, and Ronda Rousey, to overcome their own fears of sharks. Paul has authored 4 books and has even overcome his other fear of public speaking, becoming one of the top 10 speakers in Australia. Now based out of California, Paul is continuing his passion of sharing his story on stages across the United States and the world. A story of wild beginnings and adversity, to ultimate triumph in the face of overwhelming odds. Paul's performance is for anyone that seeks to enhance their own lives in every possible way.

Leadership Speaker, Entrepreneur, & Author

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Kevin Brown's unconventional path to business and personal success has taught him that winning in business and in life requires anything but conventional thinking. He grew up in Muskegon, Michigan where his blue collar roots taught him the value of hard work and determination. His resume includes an eclectic mix of career stops that ultimately led him to the purchase of a franchise at the age of seventeen. With a street-wise aptitude and a never quit attitude, he worked his way from the front lines in business to the executive boardroom. For nearly two decades, Kevin was a sales and marketing executive that helped grow a little known family business into an industry giant with annual revenues reaching two billion dollars. Along the way, he learned a lot about overcoming adversity, dealing with change, and creating a culture that drives organizational excellence and customer loyalty.