Dr. Abrams is Sr. Vice President of Clinical Operations and Associate Chief Medical Officer at The North Shore-LIJ Health System, 2010's #1 healthcare system in the US. He is responsible for clinical operations, quality, and patient safety initiatives across North Shore-LIJ’s facilities in the New York area. Dr. Abrams presents the 4 Cores of Managing Change in the American Health Care Systems.
Psychologist, Professor, Family Therapist, Television Host of Univisions "Quien Tiene La Razon", Internationally Syndicated Radio Host of "The Dr. Nancy Show", Producer and Writer, Dr. Nancy Alvarez provokes a deeper exploration into the role that significant relationships play in the human condition. Dr. Nancy Alvarez asserts that the basis of true and meaningful relationships lies in relational justice while the natural aspiration of each human being is to develop the skills necessary to have fair and significant relationships.
So, how is life going for you? Is it going in the direction you imagined it would? Are your dreams in motion or have they left you feeling incomplete? Have you reached the point where you are taking inventory of what you have and have not achieved? Kristin Andress, provides an invitation (and rally cry) for people to be the authors of their own lives.
Interactive marketing expert, Chairman for the National Counsel of Better Business Bureaus, EVP at Nielsen Online, and Author Pete Blackshaw shows managers, marketers, and business leaders how to establish and maintain credibility for their brand by being authentic, listening and responding to customers, and forming relationships built on openness, transparency, and trust.
Dr. Ken Blanchard is the cofounder of The Ken Blanchard Companies, he has received many awards and honors for his contributions in the fields of management, leadership, and speaking. The National Speakers Association awarded him its highest honor, the "Council of Peers Award of Excellence." He was inducted into the HRD Hall of Fame by Training magazine and Lakewood Conferences, and he received the Golden Gavel Award from Toastmasters International.
Philanthropist and Owner CEO of Virgin Group of Companies. In his spare time he like breaking world records and exploring outer space.
Author of RESET- Reformatting Your Purpose for Tomorrow's World, organizational and consulting psychologist, and intrapreneur, Jason's focus is in the design of programs to maximize individual and organizational performance and success.
Bringing humor, insights, and nearly 30 years of 'in-the-trenches' business experience, building her own multi-million dollar company, Susan's customized programs are guaranteed to show you how to build cohesive, winning teams...develop successful, effective leaders...and deliver outstanding customer service
Bob Burg is one of the world’s elite authorities in the field of relationship marketing. Bob teaches business professionals how to leverage their network of everyday contacts into a never ending stream of new prospects.
Fred Catona is the Father of Radio Direct Response Marketing. He founded an advertising company from his basement in 1993 and launched the now fabled, Priceline.com to a valuation of $20 billion in 18 months followed by FreeCreditReport.com and Disney online
Roddy, a trend-setting artist known as the "Asian Fiddle Player", has performed for the President of the United States, the Queen of England, the Pope, Oprah, and Bono and has toured with Trans- Siberian Orchestra, Lonestar, SheDaisy, Jars of Clay, Kelly Clarkson, Elton John, Brian McKnight, and Katharine McPhee among many others. His music and leadership presentations inspire and motivate audiences by sharing his vivid story and principles that "All Things Are Possible" and "Your Distinctions are Your Strengths."
“The ability to establish, grow, extend, and restore trust with all stakeholders--customers, business partners,investors, and co-workers--is the key leadership competency of the new, global economy.”
A voice of conscience during a critical global cleavage-point, introduces The Wisdom of Generations, The Sixth Book in The Language of Conscience Evolution. Recognized globally as the premier thought-leader on Enlightened Conservatism, and The Language of Conscience, Skipper is one of the most sought after consultant minds by world leaders and policy makers. He is also one the most recognized voices, leading the forefront of family values and ethics throughout government agencies and corporations.
Take a journey through history as Eric Draper shares his unique and riveting perspective of the Presidency with intimate and never before seen photos from his 8 year tenure as the White House Photographer to President George W. Bush. Eric's mostpopular presentations include a Fly on the Wall, 9/11, and a Front Row Seat to History.
Ferrazzi has won a place as one of the top thought leaders in American business. His first book, Never Eat Alone, redefined networking today. His #1 NY Times bestseller Who’s Got Your Back focuses on lifeline relationships, a narrow category of deep, trusting peer relationships. Ferrazzi has been named a "Global Leader of Tomorrow" by the World Economic Forum, one of the top "40 Under 40" business leaders by Crain's Business, and one of the most creative Americans in Who's Really Who.
Choosing to play big in business is first a mental game, and then it boils down to fundamentals. Flynn has taught business owners from several countries the principles and tools to balance business and family while being bold. Being bold equates to breaking through the perceived barriers of “I can’t” and maximizing profitability through increased productivity. Kim helps entrepreneurs who are established in business to focus, structure, and systematize their work they can grow their business to its potential while leading a fulfilling personal life.
Max Formisano lives in Rome but he travel internationally speaking about motivation, advanced communication, self-esteem, personal leadership and Neuro Linguistic Programming. As an extraordinary communicator, Max enchanted audiences by the combination amusement/learning as he looks at the world with curious and unconventional eye.
Decorated Army Commander, Former Director of the Wounded Warriors Program at Walter Reed, Commander at Fort Belvoir, Supporting Actor in the Movie Battleship and 2-time Super Bowl winning New York Giants Honorary Co-Captain. On May 7, 2007 Gadson was severely wounded by an improvised explosive device which eventually costs him both legs above the knee. Gadson has not retired but continues to inspire many with his message of courage, perseverance, determination, and teamwork.
An entertainment industry veteran, Libby Gill spent fifteen years heading public relations and corporate communications as senior vice president at Universal Studios; and vice president at Sony Pictures Entertainment and Turner Broadcasting. She was also the PR/branding brain behind the launch of the Dr. Phil Show.
The Stedman Graham and Associates Leadership Programs recognize that leaders’ success is based on their commitment to discovery. First, discovering who they are; second, discovering how to apply this knowledge to the world they live in; and third, making the discovery process part of their daily routine to sustain success over a lifetime.
A dynamic and captivating speaker, Joseph Grenny draws upon a wealth of accredited research and real-life experience, including content featured in current bestsellers: Influencer, Crucial Conversations, and Crucial Confrontations.
Kevin Hall is a highly sought after business consultant, speaker and coach. He was a partner in Franklin Quest, makers of the Franklin Day Planner. As Vice President of Sales and Training he helped fuel Franklin's worldwide growth. Kevin is Co-Founder of the Statue of Responsibility envisioned by Dr. Viktor Frankl, author of Man's Search for Meaning. He has been recognized for his groundbreaking approach to uncovering the hidden, and often secret, meanings of words.
Mr. Hayzlett is the former CMO of Kodak and the best-selling author of The Mirror Test. As a business change agent and marketing expert, Hayzlett offers leading companies some of the most innovative approaches to marketing. He’s been called the “Celebrity CMO” by Forbes magazine and the “Chuck Norris of Marketing” by bloggers.
At the age of 27, Chad Hymas' life changed instantaneously when an accident left him a quadriplegic. Since that time Chad has been recognized by the state of Utah as the Superior Civilian of the Year. He is the president of his own communications company and an internet marketing company. As a member of the National Speakers Association Chad spoke at over 220 events last year. He travels as many as 300,000 miles a year. Last year Chad spoke in 5 new countries on 4 continents
Tim Irwin, Ph.D., is an author, speaker, and leading authority on leadership development, organizational effectiveness, and executive selection. For more than twenty years, he has consulted with many of America's most well-respected organizations and top Fortune 100 companies. He has also served in a senior management post for a US-based company with more than three hundred offices worldwide. Presently, he is managing partner of IrwinInc.
Dr. Gaytri Kachroo is the lead counsel to the famous ‘Fox Hound’ whistleblowers in the cases against Bernie Madoff and represented them before the SEC Inspector General and Congress. She's the Vice-Chair of the Global Alliance on the Madoff case, leads a new International Financial Tribunal to the World Legal Forum handling cross-border financial fraud disputes and has founded the International Center for Corporate and Financial Ethics and Responsibility in Cambridge, MA.
For over two decades UP! Your Service Founder and Chairman Ron Kaufman has helped companies on every continent build a culture of uplifting service that delivers real business results year after year. Making transformation his mission, Ron is one of the world’s most sought-after educators, consultants, and thought-leaders in achieving superior service.
Darrell Luery discloses his secret success strategies behind why iconic business leaders and billionaires like Donald Trump, Phil Ruffin and Carl Icahn call upon him when ‘beating the odds’ is critical. Leaving the iconic “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas” slogan behind, Luery pulls back the curtain and shines a spotlight behind the scenes, for a seldom-seen look at what happens beyond the public’s view in this multi-billion-dollar industry.
New York Times Bestselling Author of We First: How Brands and Consumers Use Social Media to Build Better Worlds, award winning creative director, business visionary, influential blogger, international speaker, Simon Mainwaring understands that brands are facing two powerful challenges: a struggling economy and new social media technology that is reinventing business models, profit centers and the business leaders of the future.
Called the nation's foremost expert on leadership, Dr. John Maxwell is an internationally recognized leadership expert, who has sold over 19 million books. His organizations have trained more than 2 million leaders worldwide.
With firsthand experience, Nancy Michaels specializes in Reinvention in Business and Reinvention in Life. She is a sought-after consultant to America’s Fortune 500 Companies, a coach for growth to small business owners and entrepreneurs, a business relationship expert (a.k.a., coma proof marketing), author, professional speaker and the recipient of a liver transplant, survivor of a brain tumor and mother of three. She is the epitome of reinvention.
As the Chief Human Resources Officer for Steve Wynn’s gaming companies from 1983 - 2006, Arte opened all of his casinos in Atlantic City, Las Vegas, Mississippi and China. Arte has become coined by his peers as 'The Greatest Human Resources Executive in the World'. He is currently President of Strategic Development Worldwide; a consulting firm in San Diego, California.
Jamie Notter is a leadership consultant and speaker who helps organizations succeed by being more human. With expertise in conflict resolution, diversity, and nonprofit management, Jamie helps clients build capacity and solve tough problems at the levels of culture, process, and behavior.
Mark Sanborn, CSP, CPAE, is president of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., an idea studio dedicated to developing leaders in business and in life. Mark is an international bestselling author of the Fred Factor: How Passion in Your Work and Life Can Make the Ordinary Extraordinary and noted authority on leadership, team building, customer service and change. Mark's 8th book Up, Down and Sideways: How to Succeed When Times are Good, Bad or In Between is due for release October 2011.
The baseball career of Steve Sax spanned 18 years as a five-time All-Star with two World Series titles. Steve’s personal testimony as a professional athlete is of dealing with ridicule, self doubt, humility, and a near collapse before a national viewing public. Sports are a mirror of life, and Steve directly links this enormous triumph to his audience and their personal everyday challenges.
A widely recognized Scottish-Canadian Social Media Thought Leader, Trainer, Consultant and Facebook Expert, Mari empowers businesses to fully understand the power of social media marketing, develop a strategic social media plan, then implement and measure that strategic plan.
Michael Smith is Forbes’ first Chief Digital Officer and President of Forbes.com. Smith has reorganized all of Forbes IT departments, which include IT Systems, Multi-Platform Development and Digital Strategy. Michael's highly anticipated book to be released this fall reveals how Real-time Bidding can Supercharge Your Online Advertising and Branding.
Dr. Jeff Spencer is the premiere expert in total human performance. He knows and teaches what it takes to get to the top and stay there. He is an Olympic athlete, doctor, lecturer, chronic illness survivor, author, and advisor to some of the world’s most successful individuals, teams and organizations. He is also 8-time Tour de France winning team doctor.
The 'REAL' Jerry Maguire- The world’s most famous sports agent, Leigh Steinberg pioneered the sports management industry. With an unrivaled history of record-setting contracts, Leigh has secured billions of dollars for his clients, and directed more than $600 million to various charities around the world.
#1 USA Today, #2 Wall Street Journal and New York Times Bestselling Author of Networking is a Contact Sport. Joe Sweeney is a businessman, entrepreneur, former sports agent, investment banker and author.
Matt Townsend is the epitome of Edu-tainment. For over 15 years, he has been energizing and involving audiences large and small with his unique approach to building and maintaining successful personal and business relationships. Matt has the perfect mix of cutting edge research in communication and human relationships combined with the skill of a top-notch humorist.
Brian Tracy has consulted for more than 10,000 companies and addressed more than 5,000,000 people in 5,000 talks and seminars throughout the US, Canada and 55 other countries worldwide. He is the top selling author of over 45 books that have been translated into dozens of languages.
For nearly twenty years, Bill Wagner has been at the forefront of entrepreneurial and leadership practices, and is a highly-regarded consultant, speaker and author. As a Certified Speaking Professional, Bill delivers more than 70 presentations a year to groups that include the International Franchise Association, Vistage International, and the Young Presidents' Organization to name a few. Bill’s recent book, “The Entrepreneur Next Door”, contains research conducted on over 1,000 young entrepreneurs.
Creative-Change is presented by the award-winning Hollywood film composer, Alan Williams. Thismulti-media workshop leads participants through interactive learning experiences as Alan defines creativity and how to use the steps of creativity to manage change in business. While it is difficult to predict what tomorrow’s business trends will be, the solution will be using creativity to manage change in the marketplace.