Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows.
WALLY AMOS As founder of the Famous Amos Cookie Company, Wally Amos is considered the father of the gourmet chocolate-chip cookie industry -- and his latest business venture, Uncle Wally's Muffins, is also off to a roaring start. An expert on overcoming overwhelming odds and turning adversity into opportunity (and ultimate success,) Wally's "fame" is grounded in quality, substance, and his unique positive mental attitude.
LES BROWN Renowned Motivational Speaker - As a renowned motivational speaker, author and television personality, Les Brown has risen to national prominence by delivering a high energy message which tells people how to shake off mediocrity and live up to their greatness. It is a message Les Brown has learned from his own life and one he is helping others apply to their lives.
JOE CALLOWAY Business Motivator - Recognized as an expert on customer service, competition, and communication in today's changing marketplace, Calloway draws on his experience as the former director of marketing for a national real estate firm and his fifteen year career as an independent business consultant to deliver sound advice to audiences about the basic principles that help organizations earn superior customer service marks.
JOE CAMP believes that the human spirit can still rise above the doom and gloom into which it seems so often born. The unknown, the uncelebrated can still mount a white horse, charge off into the distance and accomplish things worthwhile, and hold his or her head high in the process. His are presentations of promise for all who battle the odds for things held dear and, perhaps, surrender too quickly to those indolent, oft-spoken assurances: You can't do that! That's impossible! Give up! Quit! Sit down! Shut up! Go away! Joe is a passionate and inspirational speaker. His down home manner, infectious wit, and stirring delivery inspire people to crawl out of the box and believe passionately in themselves, and achieve personal heights never dreamed possible. Joe talks about personal success in terms that he thoroughly understands, because he's been there and done that. He speaks of what he knows, sharing his own life experiences, and has a unique, often humorous way of dredging up those hidden demons we might be refusing to recognize.
CHRISTINE CORELLI "Survival of the Finest in the 21st CenturyTM" and other stimulating programs for business and personal growth are presented with the right blend of thought-provoking messages, humor and entertainment. Personalized programs are presented by Christine with a unique personal touch!
ED FOREMAN From a farm boy to a self-made millionaire by the age of 26 (and the only person ever elected to the United States Congress from two different states,) one association executive says "Listening to Ed Foreman speak is like trying to drink from a fire hose...he delivers so much useful, meaningful information with such enthusiasm...it is truly memorable, exciting and refreshing!" All this from the man who taught Zig Ziglar!
FRED W. HAISE - APOLLO 13 "Houston... we had a problem!" A NASA astronaut in April, 1970, Fred Haise was aboard the ill-fated but heroic Apollo 13 Mission. His successful return is a historic example of what miracles can be accomplished through training, discipline, and teamwork. Youve seen the movie, now meet the real life hero who survived this unbelievable flight to later command the first flight of the Space Shuttle Enterprise. As an engaging speaker, Freds story is very compelling and one that no one will soon forget!
MERLE HARMON is the ideal choice when you want a speaker with five decades of experience in sports broadcasting. His humor is legendary as is his ability to motivate your audience. Plus, his award winning business background makes him the ideal keynote for your event.
MICHAEL HINGSON As was the case with many Americans, Michael Hingson's life changed dramatically on September 11th. He and his Guide Dog, "Roselle" were the lucky ones, however, in that they escaped the World Trade Center attack. As a WTC survivor and as a Guide Dog user, he was thrust into the international limelight. He has become a national speaker on the topic of trust and teamwork, something he doesn't believe is diminishing despite the parade of headlines about political, corporate and church scandals that have left people questioning their faith in institutions.
ART LINKLETTER For over sixty years, Linkletter has lifted our spirits! This Emmy Award winner has performed in such popular television and radio shows as House Party, People Are Funny, and Kids Say the Darndest Things (currently airing Friday nights on CBS-TV with Bill Cosby) based on his best-selling book of the same title. A true master of the podium, this recipient of ten honorary doctorate degrees has inspired thousands of audiences during his prolific speaking career.ANN JILLIAN "If audiences are not having fun, then the important message got lost." Named one of the most admired women of the world by Good Housekeeping, Ann Jillian is a three-time Emmy & Golden globe Award winning actress and singer. Since 1985, she has added "motivational speaker" to her impressive list of credits, addressing business, medical, professional and women's groups with her own unique blend of inspiration and humor. Jillian's programs are informative, fun, and always flexible to the clients needs and filled with humor, music, and information about life, health, and the joys of being a mom; when she brings her pianist, her words are accentuated with song.
WILLIE JOLLEY is a captivating speaker, singer and author and is has recently recorded a new PBS Special that will begin airing in affiliates across America in December. He is a former jingle singer who became a drug prevention coordinator for the DC Public Schools. Since becoming a speaker, he has spoken to over a million young people across this country and in other countries.
MAGIC JOHNSON Among the elite of professional basketball history, there are few whose greatness compares to that of Ervin “Magic” Johnson. A hero in the annals of NBA record books, his 12-year career, his five titles, and even his multiple MVP recognitions are second thoughts compared to the legendary on court rivalries that brought professional basketball into the mass media limelight. Since leaving the sport, Johnson has redefined himself as a businessman and advocate of AIDS awareness. Donating his time, his money, and his fame, he now focuses his efforts on revitalizing neglected communities and providing quality entertainment and services, while also working to raise funds for community—based organizations dealing with HIV/AIDS education and prevention programs. Ervin "Magic" Johnson is a survivor that proves through his life that the game isn’t over until the last whistle blows.
PETER LEGGE is one of the world's most inspiring motivational speakers. Peter lives his life dream as an internationally acclaimed professional speaker, and as president and CEO of the largest, independently owned magazine publishing company in Western Canada that publishes 20 magazines - sales exceed $25 million annually. His presentations are based on his everyday experiences as a community leader, husband, father and CEO of a multi-million dollar business. Peter has grown with his team for 25 years, and he's always ready to tell the world the secrets of his personal and business success.
HARVEY MACKAY Swim With Sharks and Not Get Eaten. Mr. Mackay is one of America's most sought after speakers, having been voted by Toastmasters International as one of the top five speakers in the world. He has authored numerous New York Times #I bestsellers including Swim With the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive. In 1996 both books were included in the New York Times all-time all-time 15 best-selling motivational business books.
GEORGE O'HARE Nationally Recognized Motivational Speaker To Business, Educators & Students Georges sensitivity, charm and vitality - combined with a forceful belief in the human spirit, create an inspiring and entertaining event. No one walks away without a greater belief in oneself!
PEGGY O'NEILL stands 3 feet 8 inches tall. Tiny in stature, but huge in presence, Peggy delivers a far-reaching message: WALK TALL! Be big on the INSIDE! Honor yourself, accept others, and express your inherent magnificence. Triumphantly meeting life from waist level, Peggy O’Neill offers inspiration and insight to audiences nationwide -- from ages 5 to 85. Peggy speaks on a variety of topics in the areas of: Celebrating Diversity, Personal Empowerment & Overcoming Challenges
JOHN POWERS Do Black Patent Leather Shoes REALLY Reflect Up? John Powers is a successful businessperson, television personality, humorist, playwright, educator, and author - at least one dozen of his theatrical productions is playing somewhere in the world on any given day. John touches audiences with his hilarious anecdotes and beautifully-told stories plus he teaches leadership potential, creativity and—most of all—appreciation for the humor in daily life.
MARK SANBORN The High-Content Speaker Who Motivates Because of his ability to educate and entertain simultaneously, Mark has built an international reputation as the “high content speaker who motivates.” Mark presents riveting programs on leadership, teambuilding, customer service and mastering change. He is one of the youngest speakers ever inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame and is a member of the exclusive Speakers Roundtable, a group of 20 of the top speakers in the world.
MIKE SCHLAPPI Inspirational speaker, author, MBA, husband, father and two-time Olympic gold medal winner - Mike Schlappi has proven that Just Because You Can't Stand Up, Doesn't Mean You Can't Stand Out. He was a star athlete who survived an accidental gunshot that left him paralyzed for life. Mike's patented “Attitude Therapy” has inspired thousands of audiences to adapt, overcome, and Light The Fire Within. Mike’s life story earned the “Special People Award” by the American Medical Association and he is listed by the State of Utah as one of it’s TOP 50 ATHLETES OF THE PAST CENTURY.
MICHAEL JORDAN SEGAL is "A Triumphant Survivor Of Tragedy" Motivational and Inspirational Speaker, author, husband, father, and social worker. What makes Mike so unique is that as a sophomore at the University of Texas in 1981 he walked into a convenience store robbery. One of the criminals shot him in the back of the head, execution style, thinking Mike was dead. However, when the criminals left the store, there was still a faint pulse in Mike's body. Very few people thought he would survive, but after much pain and time in rehab, he returned to UT where he graduated four years later with many honors. Mike then went to graduate school where he obtained a Masters of Social Work degree in 1990. He has devoted his life to showing that lives can be changed through hard work and positive thinking. That is a key element of his numerous presentations where participants find themselves inspired and motivated.
RANDY SNOW Compete - Don't Compare! Randy Snow is a persistent and focused athlete whose prowess in sports did not end when he became a paraplegic after a farming accident. As a result of his determination to continue an active lifestyle, he has dominated international wheelchair athletic competition. Randy motivates audiences across the country with the stories of his willful determination to "compete with ourselves". His electrifying presentations leave audiences stimulated as he touches every individual with renewed energy to soar to their individual goals.
PHIL STEFFEN The Speaker Who Exceeds Expectations! With over twenty years experience in international business, Steffen presents a unique combination of useable ideas and future projections delivered with an engaging sense of humor that leaves audiences wanting more. One of the most "asked back" speakers in the world because he makes a valuable difference where it counts … on the bottom line!
BECKY TIRABASSI is a national best selling author and motivational speaker and has been encouraging hundreds of thousands of people across the United States and Canada to change their lives! She connects with her audiences in practical, passionate, and personal ways, always equipping them and challenging them with life changing principles.
BRIAN TRACY The Psychology of Success Brian Tracy is one of America's leading authorities on the development of human potential and personal effectiveness. He's a dynamic and entertaining speaker with wonderful ability to inform and inspire audiences toward peak performance and high levels of achievement.
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