Aimee Mullins

Aimee Mullins

Aimee Mullins is a remarkable athlete, actress, fashion model, and well respected motivational speaker. Born with fibular hemimelia (missing fibula bones) she had to have both of her legs amputated below the knee when she was only one-year-old. Today Aimee revels in the continuous exploration of what is possible. She has developed her own unique formula for creating the “invented life,” fashioned from her unique combination of life experiences as an Olympic athlete, ground-breaking high fashion model, a beacon for design tech, dedicated advocate and avant-garde actor. Read more

Amy Purdy

Amy Purdy

Amy Purdy has been through hardships that most of us will never face — or can even fathom. But what makes Read more

Ben Glenn

Ben Glenn

Ben Glenn, The Chalkguy, is the president of Chalkguy Media International, a company dedicated to sharing a positive, life-changing message of hope with groups all over the world. Ben’s story about growing up Learning Disabled is one that he has shared with thousands inspiring people to have a greater appreciation for their unique talents and abilities. His humorous speeches are filled with personal stories and encouragement for people to live a life based on self-knowledge, personal responsibility and a positive attitude. Read more

Bethany Hamilton

Bethany Hamilton

Bethany Hamilton, at the age of 13 survived a 14-foot tiger shark attack off the shores of her hometown Hawaii was left with one arm and only 26 days later she courageously overcame all odds and began surfing again. In the wake of this life-changing event that took her arm and nearly her life, Bethany’s feisty determination and steadfast faith spurred her toward an adventurous comeback that gave her the grit to turn her loss into a gift for others. Bethany is a true champion who inspiring millions worldwide through the love of her family, her sheer determination, and her unwavering faith. Read more

Greg Gadson

 

Lieutenant Colonel Greg Gadson has survived the very worst of war, but this highly decorated American soldier has not been defeated by unfortunate circumstance; instead, his life is a portrait of courage in the face of great adversity. Gadson understands that hard work and determination are key factors in overcoming life-altering setbacks. His biggest challenge happened in Iraq when an IED attack led to both of his legs being amputated above the knees. For anyone else, this might have been a defining moment, but he refused to be defined by the proverbial “hail of bullets.” Read more

Jessica Cox

Jessica is recognized internationally as an inspirational keynote speaker. Born without arms, Jessica Cox could Read more

Jill Bolte Taylor

Jill Bolte Taylor

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor is one of those rare speakers who can keep listeners perched on the edge of their seats for over 90 minutes. She projects an amazing positive energy and is committed to educating everyone about the beauty and resiliency of the human brain. She speaks with the single intention of helping audience members walk away with a better understanding of what is going on inside their heads and how they can get their brains to do what they want them to do. She firmly believes that the most important relationship we each have is the relationship between our logical, rational, verbal left brain, and its counterpart – our creative, intuitive, thinking in pictures right hemisphere. Dr. Jill helps us understand how our two brains work together to create a single seamless perception of reality, and what is going on inside our heads when we experience personal conflict. As an “Advocate for Humanity,” Dr. Jill is a compassionate motivational speaker who speaks from her heart, both as a well sibling of a brother who has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and as a neuroscientist who recovered from a debilitating stroke (AVM) which initially rendered her completely disabled. Dr. Jill has dedicated her career to the advancement of research into the human brain and neurological recovery from trauma. Her passion is to educate everyone about the fragile, yet resilient nature of this incredible organ. By sharing her science and her unique personal journey, she communicates a message of hope, education, and celebration in a way that people can truly understand, and they walk away not only moved but shifted in their perception of who they are in the world and what they are doing with their power. Read more

Joy Loverde

Joy Loverde

Imagine this: You’re busy at work, preparing for an afternoon presentation, when the telephone rings; Read more

Kathy Buckley

Kathy Buckley

Kathy Buckley was born with a hearing loss that went undetected until she was eight and led to believe she was mentally retarded. She was sexually abused, run over by a car, and stricken with cancer all before the age of thirty. Rather than being consumed by grief, Kathy sought out laughter. She not only survived, she has gone on to become a successful comedienne and an award winning author. She is also a world-renowned motivational speaker. Kathy inspires hundreds of thousands of people around the country, sharing her story of overcoming some of the most difficult obstacles one can imagine in life, and how she met those challenges with dignity, courage, and laughter. Read more

The Love Your Life Guys

Love Your Life and It Will Love You Back… Through their unique philosophies, Sourena Vasseghi and Rich Finley point out the ways laughter and personal accountability can empower audiences to the highest levels of success and happiness in three key areas of life: business, love, and controlling one’s own destiny. Using pivotal moments from both their lives as teaching points, The Love Your Life Guys help audiences see their own challenges as opportunities, and not obstacles. The Love Your Life Guys tell stories and anecdotes not only from their lives but also from building a unique business together. They emphasize how to take most situations one may be born into, or that life may suddenly throw at them, and use it to fuel their passion and drive. Rich’s conversational style and performance background coupled with Sourena’s story captivates everyone they speak for with laughter, heart and oftentimes contrarian point of view for how to work and live with new purpose and appreciation. Read more