“Is there a big demand for voice coaching? Because of the prevalence of video, podcasting, Facebook Live, YouTube and the ways that this pandemic has forced most everyone to do their business on Zoom or Skype, we’re having to use our voices in different ways than ever before. So yes the demand for voice coaches has increased dramatically. To learn more, study the masters--Lesak, Skinner and Rodenburg--their concepts, methodologies and frameworks. Today it’s easier than ever to access their books and videos, and find out if this field is one you want to learn more about and pursue.”
Tracy Goodwin has taught thousands of celebrities, professionals, and entrepreneurs, how to transform their lives and the lives of their listeners with their voice by stepping into the power of their natural voice so they amplify their authority and captivate the room. Tracy’s unique approach, Psychology of the Voice gets to the core of limiting voice habits and transforms voices from the inside out. People all over the world seek her out for her expertise to free voice barriers and get them to the next level in their business and life. Her game-changing voice training teaches you how to captivate the room, no matter the message, the venue, or the size of the audience.
Sal Hanna is a houseparent at Milton Hershey School, a cost-free residential school for children from low-income backgrounds. Students live in small groups of 10-12 in on-campus houses, and each house is overseen by a houseparent couple. After working as a camp counselor, Sal began his career at Milton Hershey School as a houseparent before working to recruit new houseparents. He and his wife, Melissa, loved and missed houseparenting so much that they returned to the role in summer of 2022.
Kim Daly is one of America’s Top Franchise Consultants who has helped thousands of people explore franchise opportunities. For over 20 years, she has traveled the country as a keynote speaker and business break out leader and has hosted her own live events educating, motivating and inspiring Americans to the dream of small business ownership through the proven systems of a franchise.
Eric Holsapple has a PhD in Economics, has been a real estate CEO and developer for nearly 40 years, lectured real estate at Colorado State University for 20 years, and has practiced yoga and meditation for 30 years. He has a unique perspective on how merging business and mindfulness can be a catalyst in changing lives. Eric is the Founder of Living In The Gap. His popular workshops teach CEOs and professionals a different way to operate mindfully while improving the bottom line.
Carine Montbertrand is a professional actor, teacher, and audiobook narrator based in New York City. She was born in France but grew up in the US with an American mother and French father . As a theatre actor, she has performed off-Broadway and throughout most of the United States. She's the award winning narrator of more than 80 audiobooks for companies such as Recorded Books, Penguin Random House, and Audible. As a teacher, she specializes in physical theatre and mask work, as well as Voice and Speech.
Jennifer Spivak is the CEO of The AdGirls Agency, an all-female Facebook Ads agency. She has helped hundreds of businesses generate millions of dollars on Facebook & Instagram, with many seeing a 1000%+ return on their ad campaigns. Her all-female team enjoys crunching data, helping women-owned businesses, and breaking the rules when it comes to Facebook ads. Jennifer has been featured in Forbes & The New York Times and is an adjunct professor of digital marketing at The City College of New York.
Dr. Stanley Berry has been a Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist and provided care to women with high-risk pregnancies for 38 years. “A Fight For Full Disclosure” is his debut novel. His professional musician father and social worker mother, passed to him a love of music, reading, and a respect for hard work. Dr. Berry never lost his passion for creative writing or his goal of communicating his ideas about the world of medicine and medical research through the medium of fiction.
Cammie Wolf Rice is a mother, an advocate, an author and an agent for change. She has personal experience dealing with the dangers of opioid misuse through her own son’s battle from childhood through his passing at 32. Cammie has transferred her pain into purpose. She has made it her mission to raise awareness about the opioid epidemic and alternative pain management strategies.
Major General Tom Mullikin chairs the South Carolina Floodwater Commission. An energy-environmental attorney and a university professor, Tom is a former U.S. Army officer and retired commanding general of the South Carolina State Guard who has spent the last four decades leading expeditions to many of the most remote regions in the world, traversing every continent on earth, climbing mountain ranges of the world’s seven tallest peaks—and logging scuba dives in all the world’s oceans
Ryan Cote is the Director of Digital Services and Partner at The Ballantine Corporation, a third-generation family-owned direct mail and digital marketing company based out of Fairfield, NJ. With them since 2003, Ryan manages the digital marketing division, including account management, sales and strategy, and founded The Morning Upgrade Podcast.
Dr. Ann Kulze has distinguished herself as a nutrition and wellness expert. She received her undergraduate degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition from Clemson University and her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. She's the Founder and CEO of the wellness education firm Just Wellness LLC and the author of six books, including her bestselling Eat Right for Life series. She's been featured in national media outlets, including the Dr. Oz Show, Oprah, Time Magazine, and others.
Ken Kladouris is an esteemed wealth advisor and author of “Get There! Chart Your Course to Financial Abundance and Live the Life You Desire.” He believes life should be lived, by design. Charting his own course in the wealth management industry, he earned the respect of his peers and the trust of his clientele. Most recently, he developed an online course entitled “Stillness to Success” which provides a valuable resource for individuals who are ready to create real change in their lives.
Jonathan Salmond offers two decades of success in a series of high-level roles as an Inspirational Speaker and as a Fire Captain. His expertise and broad business range have powered a history of developing successful process improvements that drive productivity, reliability, and client satisfaction. Upon beginning his career as an Inspirational Speaker, Jonathan has the innate ability to inspire people to do their best with their most valuable asset: action.
Audrey Eger Thompson, MS, is a Certified Leadership Coach with Just Mind Counseling. Her lessons in coaching go back as far as the age of 10 when she was a competitive swimmer and was specifically coached to compete against herself. Today, that simple, yet powerful philosophy is at the core of her coaching practice. Audrey’s goal in coaching is to help you be your best–not in a way
Steve Robertson, at the time of this recording, was the CEO of Julian Krinsky Camps & Programs, an organization specializing in youth-to-adult programming that turns curiosity into passion and skill. His primary responsibility was to cultivate a culture that resulted in memories lasting a lifetime. Steve is an expert on youth development and education as well as understanding and adapting to youth. He is now, in 2022, CEO of Bold Education.
Robbin Steed is the owner of Robbin Stead and Associates, while serving as Director of Strategic Partnerships providing business, civic and philanthropic leadership for the broadcast and digital properties at the Networks of 11Alive/ NBC Atlanta/TEGNA Media. Additionally, she manages the TEGNA Foundation for the Atlanta market. She is a purpose-driven marketing, sales and communications leader and a cum laude graduate of the Henry Grady School of Journalism at the University of Georgia.
Caroline Stokes leads an executive search and emotional intelligence coaching company for successful leaders and global technology organizations to move forward together. Her entire approach to executive search, the employer brand, the candidate and employee experience is included in her business book "Elephants Before Unicorns: Emotionally Intelligent HR Strategies To Save Your Company", published by Entrepreneur Press (2019).
Tony Wall is the founder and president of Noesis, a non-profit that’s dedicated to human education and the elimination of perpetual conflict. He spent most of his career in the financial services industry but continually found himself drawn back to the study of humankind. In 2019, he established Noesis and created a series of educational videos to explain his concept of the human injury and how primitive instincts drive today’s human interactions.
Sean Sessel is a voracious learner with a fervent belief in the ability of the individual to better themself. After an epiphany that he derived intrinsic enjoyment from, continual learning and the sharing of knowledge with others, he decided to make a career of it and started the Oculus Institute. Sean developed a unique system called psychohacking and helps individuals escape burnout jobs and craft careers that truly inspire AND pay well.
Stephen Kalhorn is a husband, father of three, inventor and a professor of neurosurgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. He deals with adult patients with conditions that affect the brain, spinal cord and vertebral column including brain and spinal tumors, degenerative conditions and traumatic injuries. He has a particular interest in minimally invasive, complex and adult spinal deformity surgery.
Rhonda Barrymore, founder and president of Help Me Rhonda@, Inc., is a worldwide provider of physical appearance products and services. She has worked locally and globally to make up and style some of the most well-known and prestigious people in the world. Some of her services include beauty and special effects makeup, as well as skincare, hair styling, wardrobe styling, prop styling and her extensive skin care and makeup product line.
Robert Mallon was a successful executive in the restaurant and software industries for 25 years. In 2002, he became a professional speaker and business coach and now has conducted nearly 2,000 full-day seminars and inspired thousands. In 2013, he and business partner created the Rusty Lion Academy to work with businessmen and key leaders, between the ages of 30 and 49, who haven’t yet realized their full potential and who feel as if they’ve lost their freedom to their work lives.
Karen Ballou has been a leader and innovator in the skincare and wellness space her entire career. Most recently, she is the founder and CEO of Immunocologie, an all-natural skincare brand focused on skin health and immune protection as well as co-founder of LB Equity, a growth equity fund investing in emerging brands in beauty, wellness and personal care. She is also a licensed esthetician, has founded and owned day spas around the country and authored curriculum for the American Esthetician Association.
Lily Tang Williams was a law school assistant professor in Fudan University, Shanghai, China who became an American entrepreneur, an educator and a motivational speaker. Born to illiterate working-class parents in China, she grew up in poor living conditions, social chaos and Communist indoctrination. Today, she has her own businesses and relishes the freedom, independence, and prosperity she found in America. She travels in the U.S. to share the story of her American Dream and about horrors of Communism.
Tim Tortora has spent his impressive career in the entertainment industry garnering extensive financial and producing experience before releasing his latest book which guides aspiring filmmakers through the black box that is building a durable network in film and TV production. During his varied career, he’s worn many hats on all kinds of TV programs and major feature films–from PA, through unit production manager, to line producer–all the way to executive in charge of production, and now CFO.