C.J. McClanahan is a speaker, author and executive coach. A few years after starting his coaching firm, he noticed that no matter how much success his clients achieved, few every seemed to truly enjoy the journey. It didn’t matter if they doubled their income or become CEO–it never seemed to be enough. CJ’s latest book, The Overachiever’s Dilemma, lays out a proven strategy to help overachievers get more satisfaction and joy in their lives while still achieving all their professional goals.
Dr. Ann Kulze is a one-of-a-kind real-world nutrition and wellness expert. With a degree in food science and human nutrition, she earned her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), where she graduated as valedictorian. Founder and CEO of Just Wellness, LLC, she's the author of six books, including her best-selling Eat Right for Life series. Featured on the Dr. Oz Show, Oprah and Time Magazine. She lives the wellness she teaches with her family in Charleston, South Carolina.
James S. Fell, MA, MBA, has bylines in the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, the Guardian, TIME Magazine, and many other publications. His blog, BodyForWife.com, has millions of readers and he is the author of two books: “The Holy S**t Moment: How Lasting Change Can Happen in an Instant” (St. Martin’s Press, 2019), and “Lose it Right: A Brutally Honest 3-Stage Program to Help You Get Fit and Lose Weight Without Losing Your Mind” (Random House Canada, 2014).
David Burkus is a best-selling author, a sought after speaker, and associate professor of leadership and innovation at Oral Roberts University. His newest book, Friend of a Friend, offers readers a new perspective on how to grow their networks and build key connections—one based on the science of human behavior, not rote networking advice. He shares some of his findings n this interview about how to use networking. He’s delivered keynotes to the leaders of Fortune 500 companies and the future leaders of the United TED talk has been viewed over 1.9 million times.
Barbara Turley is an investor, entrepreneur and Founder & CEO of The Virtual Hub—a business she started by accident that exploded in the space of 12 months to become one of the leading companies that recruits, trains and manages virtual assistants for businesses who need to free up time and energy so they can go to the next level. Barbara is also Mum to her gorgeous daughter Ruby, wife to her best friend Eti and an adventure lover with a passion for horses, skiing, tennis and time out in nature.
Jay Resio is the founder and CEO of BackerNation, a digital health and wellness platform developing innovative products and services to empower people with information, tools, and resources to overcome their back pain and spine conditions. Jay started BackerNation due to his own back pain journey. He has herniated his one disc four times, which led to four surgeries with the last being an artificial disc replacement. He feels amazing now and his mission is to help others destroy back pain.
Malcolm and Simone Collins, founders of the Pragmatist Foundation and co-CEOs of Travelmax, a corporate travel management company, authored the bestselling Pragmatist's Guide to Life, a book intended to encourage critical thought and intentional living.
Karen Brown had never run a marathon or ridden a road bike, and was a terrible swimmer. And yet, she had “a big, gargantuan, hairy, scary, outrageous personal dream” to participate in the IRONMAN World Championship at age 44.
Vince Kramer helps you uncover and share your authentic self to live your mission on purpose. He has brought spirituality and science together in a way that opens you to discovering your own path to living the life you are meant to live. He is co-founder of Imagine Miracles and the host of The Miracle U podcast. He developed the Create Model and Your Unique Purpose Formula and uses them to produce breakthrough results in unlocking the hidden parts of you to Discover, Create and Live Your Miracle Life.
Chris Butsch is a best-selling author, speaker, consultant, and globally-recognized authority on the Millennial generation. Known for his storytelling ability, high-energy stage presence, and immediately-actionable advice, he helps business leaders understand his generation and maximize the world's most unique generation. “I'm all about arming the generations—Millennials and Baby Boomers—with the tools and the information they need to solve their biggest problems working together.”
Julie Young was implementing a half-million-dollar technology program in her school, and loving it. Then, her husband got a promotion and transfer. Starting over in a bare-bones country school, she asked for a computer, a decision she never regretted. Today, she is a leading voice for revolutionizing K-12 online education on the global stage. She is deputy vice-president of education outreach and student services for Arizona State University, and the CEO of ASU Prep Digital High School.
Jeff Hall started working at age 7 doing door-to-door candy sales to help support his family. The company he founded in 1995 at age 15—Overflow Café—to help companies grow their websites, is thriving 23 years later. He has supported over 200 successful Kickstarter projects and has helped build 14 orphanages around the world. In his spare time he loves watching Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead and having a good cup of tea. You’ll find him working hard, and sometimes goofing around, in Toronto, Canada.
Austin Belcak is the founder of Cultivated Culture where he helps people leverage unconventional strategies to land jobs they love without connections, without "traditional" experience, and without applying online. His strategies have been featured in places like Forbes, Business Insider and Fast Company and he has helped people get hired at Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft and many more.