Aron Lee Ralston

Aron Lee Ralston (born October 27, 1975) is an American outdoorsman, mechanical engineer and motivational speaker known for having survived a canyoneering accident in southeastern Utah in 2003 during which he amputated his own right forearm with a dull pocketknife in order to extricate himself from a dislodged boulder, which had him trapped in Blue John Canyon for five days. After he freed himself, he had to make his way…

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Garrison Wynn

Biography With talents that established him as a Fortune 500 leader and professional stand-up comedian, Garrison Wynn, CSP, fuses comic timing and research to deliver motivational business expertise. For 20 years, he has given keynote presentations to clients (such as American Express, Wells Fargo, Oracle and NASA) at corporate and association events. He is the…

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Chris Gardner

I’m Chris Gardner. I’m an Entrepreneur, Single Parent and the Author of the ‘Pursuit of Happyness.’ I’ve recently taken my newest position and the last job I will ever have in my LIFE! I am the CEO of Happyness and I LOVE my job…My first book, ‘The Pursuit of Happyness’ became a New York Times…

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Mildred D. Muhammad

Resilient, courageous, strong, and powerful are just a few words, others use, to describe Mildred D. Muhammad. She was a victim who became a survivor and is now a warrior on the issues of abuse.  She speaks globally to encourage and empower others to reflect self-assurance, self-improvement and self-love, which is the greatest gift of all! Her style and wit in…

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Leroy Chiao

Leroy Chiao is a former NASA astronaut and International Space Station commander. He works in business, consulting, executive coaching and space education. He is a a professional international speaker, and a co-founder and the CEO of OneOrbit, providing keynotes and training to companies and schools. Chiao also holds appointments at Rice University and the Baylor…

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Suze Orman

Suze Orman has been called “a force in the world of personal finance” and a “one-woman financial advice powerhouse” by USA Today. A two-time Emmy Award-winning television host, New York Times mega bestselling author, magazine and online columnist, writer/producer, and one of the top motivational speakers in the world today, Orman is undeniably America’s most recognized expert…

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Dave Ramsey

David L. “Dave” Ramsey III (born September 3, 1960) is an American businessman, author, radio host, television personality, and motivational speaker. Ramsey’s syndicated radio program, The Dave Ramsey Show, is heard on more than 500 radio stations throughout the United States and Canada, in podcast format, on IHeartRadio, the Dave Ramsey Show iOS application, live on YouTube, as well as live audio and video on DaveRamsey.com.[1][2] He has written…

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Bear Grylls

Edward Michael “Bear” Grylls (born 7 June 1974) is a British adventurer, writer and television presenter from Northern Ireland. He is widely known for his television series Man vs. Wild(2006–2011), originally titled Born Survivor: Bear Grylls in the United Kingdom. Grylls is also involved in a number of wilderness survival television series in the UK and US. In July 2009, Grylls was appointed…

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Shawn Achor

After spending twelve years at Harvard University, Shawn Achor has become one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success. His research on mindset made the cover of Harvard Business Review, his TED talk is one of the most popular of all time with over 13 million views, and his lecture airing on PBS has been seen…

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Naomi Judd

Bestselling author and Grammy-winning musical superstar Naomi Judd shares her devastating personal story with depression to spread awareness and encourage others with the disease.  The world knows Naomi Judd as one of the most successful and best-loved country music stars ever. What the world doesn’t know–until now–is that after her 2010 and 2011 North American…

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Mario Teguh

Mario Teguh (born Sis Maryono Teguh; March 5, 1956) is an Indonesian motivational speaker and consultant. In 2010, Teguh has been listed as one of 8 Personality Changes version of newspaper Republika. Teguh had more popularity in public when he was a presenter for Mario Teguh Golden Ways in Metro TV. Before he began his career, Teguh had been working in…

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Dennis Kimbro

Dennis Kimbro is brave enough to ask questions. He’s spent his entire career interviewing peak performers all over the world, and gleaning the best ideas, strategies and success principles from their words. He’s heard the same things enough times to know that all people who succeed tend to follow the same path and that all…

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David Goggins

David Goggins the Navy SEAL, one of an elite group of military men regularly sent on some of the toughest missions in the world, needed more of a challenge for himself, so he set about conquering the hardest sporting events known to man. Today he is considered to be one of the greatest endurance athletes in the…

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Valorie Burton

Valorie Burton is a bestselling author, speaker, and life coach dedicated to helping people get unstuck and be unstoppable in every area of life. She is the founder of The Coaching and Positive Psychology (CaPP) Institute and has served as a Certified Personal and Executive Coach to hundreds of clients in over 40 states and ten countries.  For…

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Oliver Adams

Oliver Adams, MBA CEO, Broker, ABR, GRI “Productivity Coach & BBB (A+) Credit and Debt Counselor” Oliver J. Adams is an enthusiastic Business Development Coach, widely known as the “Coach”. After serving over 22 years in the United State Army he retired as a First Sergeant (1SG). Oliver has always been committed to the defense of…

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Todd Hunt

Todd Hunt looks like a pleasant, buttoned-up corporate type. But when he opens his mouth, audiences reel with laughter. His stories and examples, delivered with the sly wit of a seasoned comedian, stick with you long after his program. As an executive at Ogilvy & Mather, one of the world’s largest advertising agencies, Todd learned…

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Elizabeth McCormick

Elizabeth McCormick BIO Are you looking for a way to inspire members of your organization to accomplish their goals and lead others to climb to higher levels of success? Motivational Leadership Speaker Elizabeth McCormick will entertain and motivate your audience, training people how to step forward as leaders in the workplace and in their personal…

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Farrah Gray

Farrah Gray was named as one of the most influential Black men in America by the National Urban League. Ebony Magazine and Black Enterprise recognized him as an entrepreneurial icon and best-selling author. Raised in the impoverished South side of Chicago, Gray defied the odds and became a self-made millionaire by the age of 14. At the…

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Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls has become known around the world as one of the most recognised faces of survival and outdoor adventure. His journey to this acclaim started in the UK, where his late father taught him to climb and adventure. Trained from a young age in martial arts, Bear went on to spend three years as…

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Jeffrey Gitomer

Gitomer has written thirteen books, including New York Times best sellers, The Sales Bible[3] and The Little Gold Book of YES! Attitude.[4] His most successful title, The Little Red Book of Selling, has sold more than three million copies worldwide and has been translated into 14 languages. It was also chosen by business publishing experts…

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Sean Stephenson

When Sean was born, doctors predicted he would not survive more than 24 hours because of a rare bone disorder, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, that stunted his growth and caused his bones to be extremely fragile. Despite the challenges he faced, he’s taken a stand for a quality of life that has reached millions of people around the…

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Michael Eric Dyson

Michael Eric Dyson (born October 23, 1958) is an academic, author, and radio host. He is a professor of Sociology at Georgetown University.[3] Described by Michael A. Fletcher as “a Princeton Ph.D. and a child of the streets who takes pains never to separate the two”,[4] Dyson has authored or edited 18 books dealing with…

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Mae Jemison

EXCLUSIVE First African American Woman in Space Founder and President of Two Medical Technology Companies Currently Leading 100 Year Starship to assure human interstellar space travel to another star within the next century Dr. Mae C. Jemison broke more than the sound barrier in 1992 when she climbed aboard the space shuttle Endeavour and became…

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Christopher Garnder

Chris Gardner is an Entrepreneur, Author, Philanthropist, and single parent whose work has been recognized by many esteemed organization. The amazing story of Gardner’s life was published as an autobiography, The Pursuit of Happyness, in May 2006, and became a New York Times and Washington Post #1 bestseller. The book spent over twenty weeks on…

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Blake Leeper

BIOGRAPHY Ever since Blake Leeper was a child, he has been determined to be a star athlete. Although Leeper was born a bilateral below-the-knee amputee, he was raised to believe the only disability in life is a bad attitude. Using prosthetics from an early age, he has overcome extreme obstacles. Through all the ups and…

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Amy M. Purdy

Amy M. Purdy (born November 7, 1979) is an American actress, model, world-class snowboarder and 2014 Paralympic bronze medalist, co-founder of Adaptive Action Sports, professional motivational speaker, clothing designer and author. Life and career At age 19, Amy Purdy contracted Neisseria meningitis, a form of bacterial meningitis.[1]The disease affected her circulatory system when the infection led…

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Dave Ramsey

David L. “Dave” Ramsey III (born September 3, 1960) is an American businessman, author, radio host, television personality, and motivational speaker. Ramsey’s syndicated radio program, The Dave Ramsey Show, is heard on more than 500 radio stations throughout the United States and Canada, in podcast format, onIHeartRadio, the Dave Ramsey Show iOS application, live on…

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Iyanla Vanzant

Iyanla Vanzant (born Rhonda Eva Harris; September 13, 1953) is an American inspirational speaker, lawyer, New Thought spiritual teacher, author, life coach and television personality. She is known primarily for her books, for her eponymous talk show, and for her frequent appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show. She can currently be seen on television as…

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Nick Vujicic

I don’t know if there is a person who wouldn’t get inspired while listening to Nick. Nick Vujicic was born with no arms and no legs. Yet, he is a very happy man and he lives life with joy. He is also a funny guy with a good sense of humor. And Vujicic tells jokes in…

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Les Brown

Les Brown was born with his twin brother Wesley on February 17, 1945 in a low-income section of Miami, Florida in an abandoned building. He was subsequently given up for adoption and adopted by Mamie Brown, a then 38-year-old single woman who worked as a cafeteria attendant and domestic assistant. He was declared “educably mentally…

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Eric Thomas, PhD

Eric Thomas, PhD is a critically acclaimed author, World renowned speaker, educator, pastor and audible.com Audie Awards Finalist. ET, as he is better known, has taken the world by storm, with his creative style and high-energy messages. His words continue to impact tens of millions of people in several hundred countries across the planet!  Through…

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Jeff Taylor

BIOGRAPHY When Jeff Taylor has a vision, it becomes a reality. As founder of Monster.com, the 454th registered dot-com, he envisioned it as a giant online job search board and turned it into the first and only globally recognized brand for careers, changing the face of employment and the Internet forever. Monster.com is now in…

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Erin Gruwell

BIOGRAPHY Erin Gruwell has earned an award-winning reputation for her steadfast commitment to the future of education. Her impact as a change agent attracted Hollywood’s attention, and in 2007, Paramount Pictures released Freedom Writers, starring two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank as Erin. The film is based on The Freedom Writers Diary, the New York Times…

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Jonathan Kaufman

BIOGRAPHY Jonathan Kaufman has been an innovative thought leader, business educator, and strategist who recognizes the impact of personal development on organizational growth. Born with Cerebral Palsy, Jonathan Kaufman’s disability has been a profound part of his personal, academic and professional life. Whether hiking in the Ecuadorian highlands with his family, skiing down a mountain…

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John Salley

BIOGRAPHY John Salley may seem like an unlikely candidate for vegan activism, but the former NBA champion prides himself on just that: his ability to continually reinvent himself. An athlete, actor, entrepreneur, talk show host, philanthropist, and wellness advocate, Salley has dedicated himself to helping others find happiness through healthy living. A 15-year NBA veteran,…

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Laura Stack

BIOGRAPHY International Keynote Speaker and bestselling author of six books, Laura Stack, is an expert in Productivity and Performance. Her engaging personality, combined with nearly 25 years of experience helping organizations achieve RESULTS have made her one of the most sought after experts and keynote speakers in her field. Funny, engaging, and full of real…

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Samantha Harris

BIOGRAPHY A seasoned entertainment journalist and two-time Emmy-nominated TV host, health and fitness expert, certified personal trainer and cancer survivor, Samantha Harris is best known as the host of Dancing With the Stars (eight seasons) and Entertainment Tonight. She currently can be seen as a fill-in host for the nationally syndicated shows Access Hollywood Live and…

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Daymond John

BIOGRAPHY A young entrepreneur, industry pioneer and highly regarded marketing expert, as well as a man who has surpassed new heights of commercial and financial success, are just a few ways people have described Daymond John. Over the last 20 years, Daymond John (The Shark) has evolved from one of the most successful fashion icons…

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