These are just a few of the SPEAKERS we recommend...
Dream big. Achieve more.
Cam Calkoen dreams of a world where everyone is inspired to embrace opportunity and where physical being is no barrier to succeeding in one’s dreams and aspirations. It is dreams that have brought the world to what we see today and our aspirations that will propel it into the future.
None of us can walk and talk at birth. Some people like Cam, are presented with this likelihood for the rest of their lives. He chose to defy the odds, and now has the opportunity to showcase what can be achieved when we see opportunity, clarify purpose, and live for awesome!
Communicating at the Right Speed
Rick DeBruhl understands communication. As an award-winning network television broadcaster with a master's degree in Media Management he has the insight to help any business innovate and grow by improving the way its people communicate.
Working for ESPN as part of the broadcast team covering the Indy 500 he's learned that in a world traveling at more than 200 miles per hour, communication is critical. The right information at the right time not only gives teams a chance to win, it also can avoid a disaster where lives are at risk.
Fast Forward Leadership
STEVE DIGGS (CSP) knows what it takes to be a great leader. He led his own advertising agency and broadcast production firm for 25 years. Since selling it, he has built an internationally recognized speaking, consulting and writing business. His Fast-Forward Leadership Programs™ keep Steve’s clients on the cutting-edge of industry best practices. Although Steve lives in Nashville, speaking requests take him all over the world. He is the author of ten books.
Awaken Your Inner Champion
Champion swimmer, author and competitive performance expert, Deborah Gardner helps companies and organizations advance to new levels of success, and achieve maximum winning results. Better known by Fortune 500 companies as the "Pit Bull in a Skirt," Deborah uses every training technique in her bag to captivate and move her audiences across the finish line.
A highly respected International Executive Coach, Denis Gianoutsos is a highly skilled professional in navigating multicultural team dynamics. With a twenty year track record of proven leadership excellence, Denis is an expert in Transformational Leadership Coaching, Executive Coaching, Team Coaching, and assists organizations in creating and implementing mentoring programs for their high potential leaders.
Dr. Elia Gourgouris
The Happiness Doctor
Stress related ailments cost the US $300 Billion every year in medical bills and lost productivity. In 2012, Aetna found that mindfulness programs caused healthcare costs to fall 7%, for an average savings of $3,000 per employee, and according to the iOpener Institute, increasing happiness in the workplace reduces the cost of employee turnover by 46%, reduces the cost of sick leave by 19%, and increases performance and productivity by 12%.
Dr. Elia Gourgouris, The Happiness Doctor has been inspiring organizations and individuals through Executive coaching, Leadership development, Keynote speaking, Business consulting and Relationship coaching for 28 years. Author of the Amazon #1 best selling book, 7 Paths to Lasting Happiness, Dr. Elia offers his wise counsel mixed with humor on relationships, communication skills, women’s issues, decision-making, and self-esteem. He is the Founder of the Happiness Center, a unique organization serving individuals and corporate clients across the globe as they learn to choose happiness daily.
Liberate your Leadership Potential
Elias Kanaris is a thought leader in the area of leadership and team building, specializing on the topics of cultivating values-based leadership, developing trust and making more profit.
With over 25 years’ experience in sales and marketing roles (culminating as a senior consultant in the Telecommunications & IT sector), Elias has used that experience to understand how to develop C-level connections and to transition relationships from ‘commodity supplier’ to ‘trusted advisor’. He was part of a team that serviced 24 clients, turning over $450M per annum for his company. To give some context, the next 3,200 clients COMBINED billing was slightly over twice as much at $1B.
The Black Hawk Pilot Speaker
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?
An Experience-Maker, Motivational Leadership, Sales and Safety Events Speaker Elizabeth McCormick will entertain and motivate your audience, while sneak attacking lessons throughout to train your people to step forward as leaders in the workplace and in their personal lives. As a sought-after keynote speaker, Elizabeth teaches from her professional life, sharing stories about her time spent as a decorated Black Hawk Helicopter Pilot and Chief Warrant Officer 2 for the US Army.
Rabbi Evan Moffic
The Speaking Rabbi
Evan is the friend and teacher we all wish were ours as we struggle with today’s big questions about how to live together in peace.
The Chicago Tribune says, “ Rabbi Moffic is a brilliant antidote to all that divides us. He constructs bridges where others drive wedges.” Evan uses his experience as a rabbi working with people of all ages who experience the highs and lows of life, combined with the most cutting edge research in positive psychology and neuroscience, to explore what practices help us feel a greater sense of satisfaction, meaning and purpose in our lives.
John W. Quinn
Raising the Bar on Inclusion, Diversity and Service
John W. Quinn was born in Detroit, Michigan; one of eight children. Although diagnosed at a young age with cerebral palsy, John developed a strong desire to serve his country and wear the uniform of his nation. So, in spite of his partial paralysis, two different sized feet, and the inability to walk prior to the age of four, John joined the United States Navy in January 1982, specializing in administration. He did it while keeping his condition a complete secret.
Throughout his distinguished twenty-year career, he sailed around the world on carriers, battleships, destroyers, and is a plank owner (founding member) of SEAL Team THREE. His numerous military decorations include four Navy Commendation Medals, Joint Service Achievement Medal, and four Navy Achievement Medals. He is authorized to wear the Enlisted Surface Warfare breast insignia.
Powerhouse for Change
Rabia uses her personal story of resilience, courage, strength and forgiveness, in addition to her psychology, military and legal training, when talking about authentic leadership, resilience and equality & diversity.
The ability to lift and inspire others to action is critical, whether it be on a war-torn battlefield, or on a stage.
Rabia touches the hearts of all that hear her speak and leaves a lasting impression, inspiring her audience to want to be the best version of themselves. Rabia’s experiences as a former terrorist and war crimes prosecutor, international humanitarian, retired British Army officer, hostage survivor and mother of triplets have given her valuable insights on how to make the most of our lives and our businesses.
Her commitment to equality, justice and authentic leadership defines her and sets her apart as a sincere, charismatic and remarkable individual. Having battled abuse, discrimination, chronic health problems and trauma, Rabia is more than just a survivor. Rabia leads by example and lives what she teaches. Her most popular keynotes follow...
Dawnna St. Louis
Your Hidden Advantage
Starting out as homeless teenager was no excuse for failure; instead it fueled Dawnna St Louis to have the courage to take bigger risks and reap bigger rewards. Her ultimate reward came in the form of founder and COO of a $250m tech consultancy. Today, as CEO of Biz On Fire, Dawnna creates immersion retreats for experts who want to become successful entrepreneurs and build thriving businesses. Dawnna’s most requested topic draws back the curtain for your sales team and mentees. The 7 Secret Triggers to Yes have been used by sales pros, FBI profilers, marketing mavericks, influential leaders, and influencers around the world to effortlessly move the masses into action.