Dr. Scott Allen

Scott J. Allen, Ph.D., is the Standard Products—Dr. James S. Reid Chair in Management at John Carroll University. Allen is an associate professor and teaches courses in leadership, management skills, and executive communication. In 2014 he was awarded the Wasmer Outstanding Teaching Award for his work in the classroom. Scott has published more than 50 book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles.
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Book by Dr. Scott Allen

Dr. Jarrod Atchison

Dr. Jarrod Atchison is the director of debate and an associate professor in the Communication Department at Wake Forest University. The Wake Forest University debate team dates back to 1835 and has won multiple national championships. As an undergraduate debater, Dr. Atchison was Presidential Scholar in Debate who was ranked the second overall team in the nation and the third overall individual speaker at the 2001 National Debate Tournament.
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Dr. John Austin

Dr. John Austin is an award-winning teacher and facilitator with experience working with executives and practicing managers on six continents. He also teaches executives at The Wharton School`s Aresty Institute of Executive Education, Georgetown University, and Duke Corporate Education. His work has been has been mentioned in a number of media outlets including CNN, The Wall Street Journal and Barron`s. is the author of Unquestioned Brilliance: Navigating a Fundamental Leadership Trap
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Dr. Noah Barsky

Dr. Barsky is currently a professor at the Villanova University School of Business. He has also taught as a visiting professor in the Executive MBA program at Washington University in St. Louis and the INSEAD MBA program in Europe. He has been a faculty member with the Institute for Management Studies since 2001. His research and teaching focus on performance measurement, business planning, risk assessment, and contemporary financial reporting issues. Dr. Barsky develops and delivers executive education programs for various Fortune 100 companies, global professional services firms, and industry associations in North America and Europe. In addition to professional experience in the fields of accounting and finance as an analyst, auditor, and business consultant, Dr. Barsky has also served o...
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Book by Dr. Noah Barsky

Debra Benton

Ms. Debra Benton, author of Executive Charisma (McGraw-Hill) is an executive coach and international speaker. Her clients include standout companies like Pepsi, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Kraft, McKinsey & Company, and Lockheed-Martin. Benton is regularly featured in Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and has appeared on CNN, Today Show, Good Morning America, and the CBS News with Diane Sawyer. She is the president of Benton Management Resources Inc, in Ft. Collins, Colorado.
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Book by Debra Benton

Dr. Rick Brandon

Dr. Rick Brandon has over 30 years of performance improvement experience, and has educated over 100,000 people in workshops and speeches. He delivers keynote speeches at corporate events, educates thousands annually in workshops and appears in various industrial and educational videos.
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Dr. Michael Brenner

Dr. Michael Brenner, president of Right Chord Leadership LLC, is an international leadership consultant, executive coach, keynote speaker, author, and professional musician. He has taught courses at Immaculata University, Temple University, and La Salle University in organizational behavior, negotiations, systems dynamics, interpersonal communication, and the sociology of work. Dr. Brenner earned a doctorate in adult learning and leadership from Columbia University and a masters degree in adult and organizational development from Temple University. He has worked with a variety of well-known organizations including SAP, QVC, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Godiva, Boeing, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, and Sri Lankan manufacturer Maliban. He is Past President of the Greater...

Dr. Richard Brinkman

Dr. Rick Brinkman is the developer of Conscious Communication® seminars and the principal of Rick Brinkman Productions, Inc. He has performed over 4000 programs in 18 countries. In addition, he is co-author of numerous books including the international bestseller, Dealing With People You Can`t Stand, How to Bring Out the Best in People at Their Worst, which has been translated into 25 languages. His clients have included Pepsico, LucasFilm, IBM, the VA, the Astronaut Crops, the FBI and Sony Pictur.
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Book by Dr. Richard Brinkman

Mark Graham Brown

Mark Graham Brown has spent the last 25 years consulting with organizations to help them improve performance. He is author of two best-selling books on balanced scorecards and planning: "Keeping Score - How to Design and Implement Organizational Scorecards" and "Winning Score: How to Design Organizational Scorecards." He is also coauthor of "Rx for Business: Troubleshooting Organizational Change Programs"and "Why TQM Fails and What to do About It."
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Book by Mark Graham Brown

Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper

Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper is the senior managing partner of Improve Consulting and Training Group, a firm that provides personal and professional development training, coaching and consultation. She is also an adjunct professor at Case Western Reserve University in the Weatherhead Executive Education Program and author of the book Canine Instinct: A Guide to Survival and Advancement in Corporate America. Dr. Burts-Cooper also recently published aMAZEing Organizational Teams: Navigating the 7 Critical Attributes for Cohesion, Productivity and Resilience, a guide for improving group workplace dynamics. The book is based on the aMAZEing Team Building Experience centered in Cleveland, Ohio where teams navigate through a maze of highly interactive indoor mental challenges based on seven attributes...
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Book by Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper

Dr. Beth Cabrera

Dr. Beth Cabrera shares the power of positivity and purpose through her research, writing, and speaking, helping organizations and individuals apply knowledge from the field of positive psychology to achieve greater success and well-being. Through her company Cabrera Insights, Beth works with organizations to help them create and maintain positive work environments where people thrive, and also teaches individuals strategies for living happier, more meaningful lives. Her approach is extremely effective in developing leaders, building teams, and advancing careers. Dr. Cabrera’s expertise was gained through years of experience teaching, conducting research, advising organizations, and coaching individuals on how to maximize engagement and performance. Her research has been published in leadi...
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Dr. John Daly

Dr. John Daly is the Liddell Professor in the College of Communication, Distinguished Teaching Professor, and TCB Professor of Management at the University of Texas at Austin. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on topics such as interpersonal communication, organizational behavior, and advocacy and persuasion. He has won every major undergraduate teaching award at the University of Texas. He has published more than one hundred scholarly articles, and completed nine books, including, most recently, Advocacy: Championing Ideas and Influencing Others (Yale) as well as The SAGE Handbook of Interpersonal Communication. He has served as President of the National Communication Association and on the Board of Directors of the International Communication Association and the International...
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Book by Dr. John Daly

Dr. Todd Dewett

Dr. Dewett is one of the world’s most followed leadership personalities. He is an expert on authenticity, a best selling author at LinkedIn Learning and Lynda.com, a TEDx speaker, and an Inc. Magazine Top 100 leadership speaker. Todd is a former award-winning professor whose speaking clients include: ExxonMobil, General Electric, State Farm, and many more. He has been quoted widely, including the New York Times, BusinessWeek, TIME, and Forbes. After beginning his career with Andersen Consulting and Ernst & Young he completed his PhD in Organizational Behavior at Texas A&M University. He has since delivered over 1000 professional speeches and created a body of work that has motivated millions of professionals around the world.
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Book by Dr. Todd Dewett

Dr. Jan Ferri-Reed

Dr. Jan Ferri-Reed is a seasoned consultant and President of KEYGroup®, a 28-year Pittsburgh-based speaking, education and assessment firm. She has presented a variety of programs to thousands of managers and employees in a diverse range of organizations across the globe. She provides guidance, wisdom and wit to leaders who want to create productive and profitable workplaces.
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Book by Dr. Jan Ferri-Reed

Dr. Iris Firstenberg

Dr. Iris Firstenberg is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology, UCLA and Adjunct Associate Professor of Management at UCLA Anderson School of Management. She teaches seminars on creativity and innovation for a large number of Fortune 500 companies as well as government agencies. She has co-authored three books including her latest, Extraordinary Outcomes: Shaping an Otherwise Unpredictable Future (John Wiley & Sons).
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Book by Dr. Iris Firstenberg

Dr. Daniel Friedland

Dr. Daniel Friedland, is an expert on the science and practice of High-Performance Conscious Leadership and author of Leading Well from Within: A Neuroscience and Mindfulness-Based Framework for Conscious Leadership. “Dr. Danny” helps leaders and their organizations leverage neuroscience and mindfulness-based skills and practices to better navigate stress, clarify vision and purpose, and create high performing teams and thriving cultures to multiply their success and positive impact in the world. His expertise from publishing one of the early textbooks on Evidence-Based Medicine has enabled him to apply science-based solutions to leadership growth and development. He not only understands the science of leadership, but having served as the Founding Chair of the Academy of Integrative Hea...
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Book by Dr. Daniel Friedland

Joel Garfinkle

Joel Garfinkle is recognized as one of the top 50 executive coaches in the U.S., having worked with many of the world’s leading companies. His clientele comprises a distinguished and diverse international client base, including Oracle, Google, Amazon, Deloitte, Ritz-Carlton, Bank of America, Starbucks, and many others.
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Book by Joel Garfinkle

Michael Gelb

Michael Gelb is the world`s leading authority on the application of genius thinking to personal and organizational development. He leads seminars for organizations such as DuPont, IBM, Merck, Microsoft, Nike, and YPO. He has authored the book, How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day, which has been translated into 25 languages and has appeared on the New York Times best seller list. 
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Book by Michael Gelb

Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D., is an international keynote speaker, author, and leadership presence coach. She helps executives, entrepreneurs, politicians, and salespeople enhance their impact and influence skills for greater career success. Carol's clients include over 300 organizations in 27 countries. Her programs for women leaders have been presented at events that include European Women in Technology, Amazon, Women@Google, Expedia's Global Women's Conference, Executive Women's Forum, Stanford University, Women in Agriculture, Canada, Women Influence Community Forum in France, and Women's Leadership Conference, Trinidad.
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Book by Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman

Stacey Hanke

Stacey Hanke is co-author of the book Yes You Can! Everything You Need From A To Z To Influence Others To Take Action.  Her second book, Influence Redefined, will be released in early 2017.  Stacey is founder of Stacey Hanke Inc. She has trained over 15,000 people to rid themselves of bad body language habits and choose words wisely.
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Book by Stacey Hanke

Dr. Sean Hannah

Professor Hannah holds an endowed chair in management at Wake Forest University School of Business. He is a retired US Army Colonel with vast practical experience leading complex organizations and developing leaders. He previously was the Director of Leadership and Management Programs at West Point – The United States Military Academy, and as the Director of the US Army’s center for the profession and character-based leader development.

Bill Hawkins

Bill Hawkins is an expert in leadership effectiveness and organizational change. In association with the Alliance 4 Strategic Leadership: Coaching and Consulting, he has conducted leadership training in over twenty FORTUNE 500 companies in seventeen countries. Listed in Who`s Who in International Business, he is a contributing author in the Peter Drucker Foundation book, "The Organization of the Future." He is also listed in he Who`s Who in International Business.
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Book by Bill Hawkins

Paul Hellman

Mr. Paul Hellman has worked with leading organizations in the U.S. and abroad, including Aetna, BIC, Biogen, Boeing, MFS Investment Management, NASA, Sanofi, State Street, United Technologies. His columns have appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, and regularly on the back page of (the former) Management Review where he was a contributing editor for 10 years. CNBC.com has run over 100 of his fast tips. He is the author of You've Got 8 Seconds: Communication Secrets for a Distracted World, Naked at Work, and Ready, Aim, You're Hired. Mr. Hellman has appeared multiple times as a commentator on CNN's "Business Unusual" and on Public Radio's "Marketplace." He has led workshops at MIT's Sloan School duri...
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Book by Paul Hellman

Prof. Gordon Hewitt, CBE

Professor Gordon Hewitt is widely acknowledged as one of the world`s leading authorities on the challenge of competing and creating value in dynamic, complex markets. He has been involved in major strategy and top leadership development programs for corporations such as Pfizer, Sony, Honeywell, Time Warner and IBM. In addition, he has chaired meetings of European and American CEOs and Board Chairman to discuss the future of corporate strategy and governance.

Dr. Jeanne Porter King

Dr. Jeanne Porter King is the founder and president of Trans Porter Group in Chicago. Her latest book is titled Influence Starts with "I": A Woman's Guide to Unleashing the Power of Leading From Within and Effective Change Around You. Jeanne's mission is to move people and systems to higher levels of effectiveness. Jeanne is a seasoned organizational development consultant with more than 25 years of experience consulting, coaching and training in areas including leadership development, diversity and inclusion, and communication.
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Book by Dr. Jeanne Porter King

Dr. Jeffrey Kuhn

Dr. Jeffrey Kuhn is a distinguished thinker, author, strategy advisor, educator, and speaker with expertise uniquely positioned at the intersection of strategy, innovation and growth, and organizational renewal and vitality-the work of strategic leadership. His research, teaching, and advisory work center on helping senior business leaders develop the capacity to think and lead strategically in dynamic market environments undergoing profound change. He holds a doctorate from Columbia University, and has served on the faculty of Columbia Business School, and as a guest lecturer at The Wharton School, and the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. His research and writings on strategic capacity and dynamic capabilities have garnered worldwide acclaim. He is a fellow at the Strategic Management Fo...
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Dr. Matthew Kutz

Matt Kutz (Ph.D. in Global Leadership) is a Fulbright Scholar in the Medical Sciences (University of Rwanda, East Africa) and a Visiting Research Scholar in the College of Medicine at Griffith University and Gold Coast University Hospital (Queensland, AU). Dr. Kutz is an award-winning author, international scholar, and editor of two academic journals. Dr. Kutz's book on Contextual Intelligence was a Leadership Book Award honoree for Innovation and Cutting-Edge Perspective; in addition to that he has written multiple other books and textbooks on leadership and management.
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Book by Dr. Matthew Kutz

John Lankford

Four-time winner of the Business Advisor of the Year in North America, John D. Lankford is passionate about development, performance and results. An expert in executive coaching and developing leadership talent, his fun and lively approach motivates others to embrace development and innovative ideas. As a certified Executive Coach and 4 Time Business Coach of the Year, John loves to coach leaders on his proven coaching techniques. His impressive background is unique, boasting 23 years of corporate and 12 years of entrepreneurial experience. John has facilitated more than two dozen mergers and acquisitions, as well as launching three businesses and ultimately selling two. John provides hands-on, triage support that produces measurable results in real-time. His process provides laser foc...
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Dr. David Lei

Dr. David Lei is Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He has co-authored the book, "Strategic Management: Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage". He has also consulted with a wide variety of companies in the past 15 years including Fidelity Investments, IBM, Microsoft, Verizon and Texas Instruments.
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Book by Dr. David Lei

Dr. Clinton Longenecker

Dr. Clinton Longenecker is an award-winning business educator, researcher, author, motivational speaker, and executive coach who was recently recognized by The Economist as one of the top 15 business professors in the world. A thought leader in rapid performance improvement, Dr. Longenecker has published over 180 journal articles in America`s top academic and professional journals. He is also the author of two best-selling books, including Getting Results: Five Absolutes for High Performance and The Two-Minute Drill: Lessons for Rapid Organizational Improvement from America’s Greatest Game. Dr. Longenecker has helped transform the talents of thousands of business leaders in some of America`s best companies from coast-to-coast. ...
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Book by Dr. Clinton Longenecker

Steve McClatchy

Steve McClatchy is a keynote speaker, workshop leader and author of the New York Times bestseller Decide: Work Smarter, Reduce Your Stress & Lead by Example.  Mr. McClatchy has spoken before thousands of audiences on the topics of leadership, performance, personal growth, and work/life engagement. He is a frequent guest lecturer in many of America’s top business graduate schools including Harvard and Wharton and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, WebMD Magazine, Fast Company, Oprah Magazine, Entrepreneur and Investor’s Business Daily.  He is best known for his passion, sense of humor and energetic personality. 
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Margaret Morford

Margaret Morford, J.D. is CEO for The HR Edge, Inc., an international management consulting and training company. Previous to owning her own company, she was Sr. Vice President, Human Resources Consulting for a national consulting firm out of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  She has a BS degree from the University of Alabama and a JD degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Law.  She is the author Management Courage – Having the Heart of a Lion and The Hidden Language of Business – Workplace Politics, Power & Influence.  She has served on the Board of Directors for various corporations and charities.
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Book by Margaret Morford

Dr. Audrey Nelson

Dr. Audrey Nelson is an internationally recognized trainer, keynote speaker, author and consultant who helps organizations increase their productivity and profitability through winning communication strategies. She specializes in interpersonal communication, conflict management, and gender communication skills. Dr. Nelson’s professional background includes 10 years teaching in the Department of Communication at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She holds a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. in Communication. She conducted post-doctoral work at Warnborough College in Oxford, England, in gender communication. Thirty years ago, she co-founded and served as president for the Organization for the Research on Women and Communication. The U.S. State Department sent Audrey to represent the US Embas...
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Book by Dr. Audrey Nelson

Dr. Jackson Nickerson

Dr. Jackson Nickerson is the Frahm Family Professor of Organization and Strategy at Washington University in St. Louis’ Olin Business School. He also is the Associate Dean and Director of Brookings Executive Education and a Senior Non-resident Scholar in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution. A prior systems engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory with a BSME from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MSME from U.C. Berkeley, Jackson combines his engineering systems knowledge with an MBA and Ph.D. in Business Strategy both from U.C. Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. Jackson has published numerous papers in leading academic journals and is the author or editor of four books. His latest book is entitled Leading Change from the Middle: A Practical Guide to Building Extra...
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Book by Dr. Jackson Nickerson

Dr. Terry Paulson

Dr. Terry Paulson is a psychologist and author of the popular books "50 Tips for Speaking Like a Pro", "Paulson on Change", and "They Shoot Managers, Don`t They?" Since founding Paulson & Associates in 1974, Dr. Paulson has conducted management programs for 3M, Hughes Aircraft, IBM, Merck, Nissan Canada, and hundreds of other organizations.
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Book by Dr. Terry Paulson

Dr. Kathy Pearson

Kathy Pearson, Ph.D. is Founder and President of Enterprise Learning Solutions, a firm focused on executive development and learning across industries. An award-winning educator, Kathy is heavily involved in Executive Education at The Wharton School and Duke CE. In addition to her executive development work, Kathy consults to senior leadership teams in the areas of strategic formulation, complex decision making under uncertainty, and strategic execution. Kathy received her B.S. degree in theoretical mathematics from Auburn University, her M.S. degree in Decision Sciences from Georgia State University, and her Ph.D. in industrial engineering from Northwestern University.

Dr. David Posen

David Posen, M.D. is the author of three best-selling books:"Always Change a Losing Game", "Staying Afloat When the Water Gets Rough" and "The Little Book of Stress Relief", now in its twelfth printing and translated into seven languages. His clients have included University of Michigan, Warner Brothers, US Steel, Chevron, IBM, Verizon, Allstate Insurance, Federated Investors, American Express, Microsoft, Cisco Systems, McKinsey.
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Book by Dr. David Posen

Dr. Michelle Reina

Michelle L. Reina, Ph.D. along with her partner, Dennis S. Reina, Ph.D., are pioneering, preeminent experts on building and rebuilding trust to drive business results. They are co-authors of the award-winning, best-selling books, Trust and Betrayal in the Workplace: Building Effective Relationships in Your Organization and Rebuilding Trust in the Workplace: Seven Steps to Renew Confidence, Commitment and Energy (Berrett-Koehler). Sought-after as thought leaders for over 20 years, they co-founded the Reina Trust Building Institute, a global enterprise specializing in measuring, developing, and restoring workplace trust. Recently awarded the Global Strategic Leadership Award at the 2012 World HRD Congress in Mumbai, India. Their work has been featured in New York Times, Wall Street Journal, ...
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Book by Dr. Michelle Reina

Dr. Marcia Reynolds

Dr. Marcia Reynolds, MCC, is fascinated by the brain, especially what triggers feelings of connection, commitment, and possibility. She draws on her research as she helps leaders have more effective conversations where they shift even difficult conversations into difference-making moments. She has delivered both executive coaching and training programs in 38 countries and to top universities including the Harvard Kennedy School, Cornell University, and the Moscow School of Management (Russia). Her expertise is in emotional intelligence and transformational coaching skills.
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Book by Dr. Marcia Reynolds

Prof. Michael Roberto

Prof. Michael Roberto is the Trustee Professor of Management at Bryant University. He previously served for six years on the faculty at Harvard Business School. His book, "Why Great Leaders Don`t Take Yes For An Answer", was named one of the top 10 business books of 2005 by The Globe and Mail, Canada`s largest daily newspaper. He has taught in leadership development programs and consulted at a number of firms including Morgan Stanley, Home Depot, Mars, The World Bank and Lockheed Martin.
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Book by Prof. Michael Roberto

Helene Segura

By teaching go-getters how to improve their efficiency, Time Management Fixer Helene Segura, MA Ed, CPO helps companies and agencies lower employee stress levels, decrease absenteeism, improve retention and leadership, and increase revenue. Known for her thought-provoking, yet entertaining time management keynotes and seminars that teach practical productivity tools, Helene delivers an experience that resonates deeply and inspires change. Helene has been the featured organizational expert in more than 150 media interviews and is the author of three books - two of which were Amazon best-sellers. Her latest book, The Inefficiency Assassin: Time Management Tactics for Working Smarter, Not Longer (New World Library), is the go- to time management resource for thousands of professionals around ...
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Book by Helene Segura

Dr. Andrew Shatte

Dr. Andrew Shatté is the founder and President of Phoenix Life Academy. He is a fellow with the Brookings Institution where he facilitates programs for high-level audiences from the Department of Defense, Homeland Security, the IRS, NASA, the CIA, and all branches of the military. He served as adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania from 2000 to 2006, and was a highly decorated teacher – in 2003, he was voted the best professor by students in the School of Arts and Sciences and in 2006 he received the Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching. Dr. Shatté has devoted his career to understanding the psychological aspects of motivation, leadership, and resilience and to developing programs to optimize human performance in a wide array of a...
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Book by Dr. Andrew Shatte

Dr. Julia Sloan

Dr. Julia Sloan, author of the definitive book Learning to Think Strategically, is widely recognized for her pioneering work in the application of complex cognitive theory to everyday global strategic thinking practice. Her work draws upon more than two decades of her own expatriate corporate experience working on strategy to align the business agenda with prevailing economic, cultural and social issues.
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Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Stallard is president of E Pluribus Partners, a leadership training and consulting firm that helps leaders create high-performance, life-giving workplace cultures. He speaks, teaches, coaches or consults at a wide variety of business, government, healthcare and education organizations. Michael is the primary author of the books Fired Up or Burned Out: How to Reignite Your Team’s Passion, Creativity and Productivity and Connection Culture: The Competitive Advantage of Shared Identity, Empathy and Understanding at Work.
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Book by Michael Lee Stallard

Peter Stark

Peter Barron Stark, President of Peter Barron Stark Companies, is co-author of The Competent Leader and Engaged! How Leaders Build Organizations Where Employees Love to Come to Work. Peter is one of only a handful of speakers to hold the prestigious dual designation of Accredited Speaker from Toastmaster’s International and the Certified Speaking Professional from the National Speaker’s Association. Peter specializes in helping leaders improve their communication skills, build stronger relationships, hold direct reports accountable and build a reputation for delivering superior results. He has been published worldwide in over 300 articles, has written ten books, and created The Manager’s Toolkit, a subscription-based website to help turn managers into leaders. Peter’s expertise has been fe...
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Book by Peter Stark

Ann Tardy

Ms. Ann Tardy, a former Silicon Valley corporate attorney and a current leadership expert, speaker, and author, Ann has been studying how people impact organizations from the middle for over 25 years. As the author of four books, Ann serves as the Founder and CEO of LifeMoxie Mentoring & Leadership and the Founder and Director of The Mentoring Council.  She has cycled from San Francisco to New Jersey and down each coast in a quest to discover what people love about their jobs. Her documentary Work Matters captured the interviews she conducted on the bike.
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Book by Ann Tardy

Dr. Barbara Trautlein

Barbara A. Trautlein, PhD is author of the best-selling book Change Intelligence: Use the Power of CQ to Lead Change that Sticks, principal and founder of Change Catalysts, and originator of the CQ System for Developing Change Intelligent Leaders and Organizations. For over 25 years, Barbara has coached executives, trained leaders at all levels, certified change agents, and facilitated mission-critical change management initiatives - achieving bottom-line business and powerful leadership results for clients.
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Dr. Debbye Turner Bell

Dr. Debbye Turner Bell is a veterinarian, journalist, minister, motivational speaker, wife, and mother. For three years, she served as the lead U.S. news anchor for Arise News, a global cable news network. She hosted a daily evening news broadcast called “Arise America”. Currently, she can be seen as an expert contributor to the show DOGS 101 on Animal Planet. For 11 years, Turner Bell enjoyed her role in broadcast journalism as a staff correspondent for CBS News starting in 2001. She covered a variety of subjects, and was from time to time called upon to cover breaking and developing news.

Dr. Tim Ursiny

Dr. Tim Ursiny, founder of Advantage Coaching & Training Inc., is a speaker and certified business coach specializing in helping individuals reach peak performance and life satisfaction. His areas of expertise include communication skills, team building, confidence, coaching skills and dealing with change. He has written or co-written 13 books including “The Coward’s Guide to Conflict” which is in its fourth printing. Dr. Tim is a frequent speaker on a variety of topics that benefit individuals in the workplace and personal life. He has spoken for firms such as Wells Fargo Advisors, Raymond James, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, UBS, LPL, and Invesco. Tim has been interviewed and appeared in The Bottom Line, The Chicago Tribune, People Magazine, Readers Digest, First for Women a...
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Book by Dr. Tim Ursiny

Dr. Hendrie Davis Weisinger

Dr. Hendrie Davis Weisinger is a celebrated, influential, world renowned pyschologist and New York Times best-selling author of "The Genius of Instinct", "Emotional Intelligence at Work","Nobody`s Perfect", "Anger at Work", and "The Power of Positive Criticism". He has been a guest expert on over 500 television and radio shows including Oprah, Good Morning America and Today Show.
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Book by Dr. Hendrie Davis Weisinger

Jason Womack

Jason W. Womack, MEd, MA sees the world differently. He doesn’t deny there are 24 hours in the day, but he defies low expectations for what can be accomplished in that time. The author of the business development books Your Best Just Got Better: Work Smarter, Think Bigger, Make More, (Wiley, 2012) and The Promise Doctrine: A System for Consistently Delivering on Your Promises (2010). Jason shows that working longer hours doesn’t have to be your only choice to increase your productivity and performance. He teaches practical solutions to everyday workflow that will free you up to focus on your bigger leadership goals and projects.
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Book by Jason Womack

Dr. Michael Woodward

Dr. Michael Woodward is a certified professional coach who works with both private and corporate clients on building management/leadership capacity and the psychology of career engagement in the New Economy. He is the founder and president of Human Capital Integrated (HCI) and is author of the Amazon.com top selling job book "The YOU Plan: A 5-step guide to Taking Charge of Your Career in the New Economy".
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Dr. Alan Zimmerman

Dr. Alan Zimmerman is the founder and President of ZCN, a training and consulting firm. He has delivered more than 3,000 management development programs over the last 15 years to such clients as 3M, Ernst & Young, Prudential, Target, US Steel and numerous others. In addition he was recently inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame, an honor bestowed on a small handful of people in the last 30 years, including Ronald Reagan, Colin Powell, Art Linkletter, Zig Ziglar and Norman Vincent Peale.
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Book by Dr. Alan Zimmerman
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