THE GENERALS

 

Lt. Col William Gus Pagonis

and

Brigadier General Nick Halley

 

Present:

“General Knowledge”

 

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Vijay Govindarajan

 

Vijay Govindarajan is the Earl C. Daum  Professor of Int’l Business and the Founding Director of the Read more

Carol Kinsey Goman

Carol Kinsey Goman

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D., is an executive coach and international keynote speaker and seminar leader for corporations, associations and government agencies.

 

Body language has always played a key role in Carol’s professional life. Prior to founding Kinsey Consulting Services, she was a therapist in private practice — reading nonverbal cues to help her clients make rapid and profound behavioral changes. As a coach, Carol helps leaders build powerful and effective business relationship by using verbal and nonverbal communication that projects confidence, credibility, and empathy. Read more

Rich Hart

Rich Hart

Personal & Business planner, developer, visionary, extremist and ultimate funny man who keeps his listeners dancing on the head of a pin!

Rich is a high powered cutting edge business innovator who visualizes opportunity as a defined focused choice. Technology grounded Baby Boomer geared to high level Multi-Marketing and bold Branding concepts to make lasting impressions. Rich is a progressive entrepreneur who realistically captures today’s Personal to Business development plan in order to perform less and achieve more while generating Focused Outcomes. Read more

Connie Podesta

Connie Podesta is a top-rated professional keynote speaker, executive career/life coach and one of the industry’s leading experts in sales strategies, leadership development, relationships and change. Using her talents as an author, board certified therapist, comedienne and TV/radio personality, Podesta delivers customized high-energy presentations that creatively combine laugh-out-loud humor and compelling insight with real-world strategies and solutions. She has inspired millions of people to increase sales, attract and keep more customers, build longer-lasting, healthier relationships, Read more

Terri Sjodin

Terri Sjodin

Terri Sjodin is principal and founder of a public speaking, sales training and consulting firm. She is one of America’s most popular female speakers, training and motivating thousands of people all over the world. Terri specializes in advancing the persuasive presentation skills of professionals, and is the author of the highly acclaimed book, NEW SALES SPEAK – The 9 Biggest Sales Presentation Mistakes and How To Avoid Them which hit Amazon.com’s Top 100 Best Seller List, the CEO-READ Top 25 annual best seller list, translated into multiple languages, and is now available in it’s second edition. Read more

Gary Goodman

Gary Goodman

Dr. Gary S. Goodman is a unique resource in the fields of customer service, sales, and telemarketing. Combining over twenty years of leading-edge business and consulting experience as President of The Goodman Organization, he is also a best-selling author of twelve books, including Please Don’t Shoot The Messenger!: How To Talk To Demanding Bosses, Clueless Colleagues, Tough Customers, and Difficult Clients Without Losing Your Cool (or Your Job!) ,Monitoring, Measuring & Managing Customer Service and his latest, Dr. Gary S. Goodman’s 77 Best Practices in Negotiation. Read more

Mark Jeffries

Mark Jeffries

The “hard sell”—persuading aggressively—is how most organizations and people do business. Mark Jeffries offers “soft” skills that work better–a valuable toolbox of innovative communication ideas designed to help you grow your business profitably by improving the way your people communicate, network, negotiate, and connect with clients and colleagues at this challenging time. From building and maintaining valuable relationships to the subtleties of word power and the secrets of planting ideas, accumulating payback credits and encouraging meeting etiquette, Jeffries shares how Read more

Jim Loehr

Jim Loehr

Jim Loehr shows audiences how to focus and concentrate to increase productivity and meet the demands of modern life. Faced with daunting workloads and a rapid-fire pace of life, we are all looking for ways to improve productivity and well-being. Author of The Power of Full Engagement and The Power of Story: Change Your Story, Change Your Destiny in Business and in Life, Jim Loehr says the key to enduring high performance and achieving health, happiness and life balance, is not just time management, but energy management. An expert in the field of performance psychology, Loehr has spent 25 years helping the world’s greatest athletes to perform more effectively under brutal competitive pressures and now uses that training to coach the people he terms “Corporate Athletes.” Loehr appears frequently on television, including Today, Nightline, 60 Minutes and Oprah and his work has been chronicled in leading national publications including the Harvard Business Review, Newsweek, Time, Fortune and Self. Author of 12 books, Loehr offers step-by-step approach to managing energy more skillfully, both on and off the job. Read more

Regis McKenna

Regis McKenna

Considered the marketing guru of Silicon Valley, Regis McKenna is a well-known technology marketing consultant, advisor to entrepreneurs, venture capitalist and author. For the past thirty years he has advised companies in business and marketing, including a number of entrepreneurial start-ups and their founders during their formation years, such as America Online, Compaq, Electronic Arts, Linear Technology, Lotus, Microsoft, National Semiconductor, Silicon Graphics and 3COM and many others. He helped launch some of the most important technological innovations in recent history including the first microprocessor (Intel Corporation), the first personal computer (Apple), the first recombinant DNA genetically engineered product (Genentech, Inc.), and the first retail computer store (The Byte Shop). Today, McKenna focuses his efforts and time on developing new ideas about how technology influences marketing, organizations, strategy, and how it contributes to social change, and divides his time as an educator, marketing author and lecturer. Read more