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Erik “Mr. Awesome” Swanson
Speaker Erik Swanson is a 13 Time #1 Bestselling Author, Award Winning International Speaker, and Success & Habits Coach! As a leading Professional Speaker & Success Coach ERIK SWANSON has been making a huge name for himself in assisting people throughout the U.S., Canada & Europe overachieve specific goals in business as well as their personal lives. He is in great demand, speaking on average to more than 50,000 people per year in various industries and careers, he is both versatile in his approach and effective in facilitating a wide array of training topics.
As head of two companies, Brian Tracy has consulted with more than 500 corporations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Far East, and Europe on marketing, creativity, corporate strategy, sales, and organizational development. He is president of the Institute for Executive Development, a human resource company, and was formerly the chief operating officer of a development company with over $265 million in assets and $75 million annual sales.
Dr. Nido Qubein
Dr. Nido Qubein came to the United States as a teenager with little knowledge of English and only $50 in his pocket. His journey has been an amazing success story. The Biography Channel and CNBC aired his life story titled “A Life of Success and Significance.”
As an educator, he is president of High Point University, an undergraduate and graduate institution with 4,300 students from 40 countries. He has authored two dozen books and audio programs distributed worldwide.
As a business leader, he is chairman of the Great Harvest Bread Company with 220 stores in 43 states. He serves on the boards of several national organizations including BB&T (a Fortune 500 company with $185 billion in assets), the La-Z-Boy Corporation (one of the largest and most recognized furniture brands worldwide), and Dots Stores (a chain of fashion boutiques with more than 400 locations across the country).
Bob Burg shares how a subtle shift in focus in not only a more uplifting and fulfilling way of conducting business but the most financially profitable way, as well. For 30 years he’s helped companies, sales leaders, and their teams to more effectively communicate their value, sell at higher prices with less resistance, and grow their businesses based on Endless Referrals.
Bob regularly addresses audiences ranging in size from 50 to 16,000 — sharing the platform with notables including today’s top thought leaders, broadcast personalities, Olympic athletes and political leaders including a former United States President.
Although for years he was best known for his book Endless Referrals, over the past few years it’s his business parable, The Go-Giver (coauthored with John David Mann) that has captured the imagination of his readers.
Don Green, a resident of Wise, Virginia, the birthplace of Napoleon Hill, Don Green brings nearly 45 years of banking, finance, and entrepreneurship experience to his role as Executive Director of the Napoleon Hill Foundation. Green has both modeled leadership skills as a CEO and taught them through the PMA Science of Success course at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise. Don specializes in discussing his personal experiences in leadership and providing audiences with proven methods of applying Dr. Hill’s success philosophy to business. He was recently featured in a presentation on the Importance of Entrepreneurship in a National Economy by Dr. Peter Yun at a United Nations Forum. Speaker Erik Swanson is honored to invite Don Green and the Napoleon Hill Foundation to his Habitude Warrior Conferences!
With over 10 million audio programs sold in 14 languages, Denis Waitley is one of the most listened-to voices on personal and career success. He is the author of 16 non-fiction books, including several international best sellers, “Seeds of Greatness,” “Being the Best,” “The Winner’s Edge,” “The Joy of Working,” and “Empires of the Mind.”
Dan Clark is Founder and CEO of an International Leadership Development Company; a High Performance Business Coach; Alumnus (Psychology) from the University of Utah; a New York Times Best Selling Author of 35 books; University Professor; a Primary Contributing Author to the Chicken Soup For The Soul series; National Talk Radio Host; a Gold Record Songwriter; and an Award Winning Athlete who fought his way back from a paralyzing injury that cut short his football career.
In 2005 was inducted into the National Speakers Hall of Fame – being named one of the Top Ten Motivational Speakers In The World.
Joseph McClendon III
JOSEPH MCCLENDON III
Doctor of NeuroPsychology and one of the most sought after ultimate performance specialists in the industry! Joseph’s unique brand of Tell, Show, Do teaching and coaching creates rapid personal change that effectively moves people to take more consistent action and go Further Faster with their personal and business achievements.
Joseph holds several certifications in the neurosciences arena. He taught at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) for seven years and is frequently called upon to lecture at other higher learning institutions like Harvard University and many Fortune 500 companies in the United States as well as across Europe and Australia. Speaker Erik Swanson is proud to include Joseph McClendon III to his Habitude Warrior Conference lineup.
In the last 10 years, he has written 2 New York Times Bestselling books, appeared on Larry King Live 8 times and has been featured in numerous movies including the Blockbuster smash hit movie “The Secret” and Quest for Success with Richard Branson And the Dalai Lama. He has built 5 multi-million dollar companies including growing Re/Max of Indiana to 1500 salespeople and $4.5 billion a year in sales. His sales and Marketing initiatives grew Bamboo.com from inception to $10 million a month in revenues within the first 12 months and achieved a highly successful IPO on Wall Street.
Marie has since her child hood experienced and lived a Magical Live. Her life reads like a magical story where she manifested her most incredible dreams, living in all her favourite places in the world, meeting and helping millions of people worldwide. For the last 25 years she has been the Spiritual mentor and Feng Shui Master of hundreds of thousands of students worldwide, top public speakers, international best-selling authors, celebrities in the music and movie industry, politicians and top athletes.
She has become a global house hold name in the field of the Law of Attraction and Self Help, using the Energy Systems of Feng Shui, Dowsing, Law of Attraction and Meditation. Recognized as a Global Energy master, she is known for her love for people and her ability to explain very complicated spiritual and energy knowledge in a practical and down to earth way. Speaker Erik Swanson is super excited to include Marie to his Habitude Warrior Conference lineup this year.
A schoolteacher turned actor, musician, two-time national poetry slam champion, entrepreneur, and award-winning poetic voice, any given day may now find Sekou Andrews keynoting at a leadership conference, helping a Fortune 500 company with brand messaging, or even performing pieces for Barack Obama in Oprah’s backyard. Sekou is the creator of Poetic Voice, a new, cutting-edge speaking category that seamlessly fuses inspirational speaking with spoken word poetry to make messages more moving and memorable. Speaker Erik Swanson is excited to work with Sekou Andrews and bring him on to the Habitude Warrior Conference and the Global Virtual Summit.
Nick Santonastasso is a medical miracle. Not only is he one of four people alive with the rare genetic condition, Hanhart Syndrome, the inspirational keynote speaker is an internationally known bodybuilder and fitness model – despite missing both his legs and one arm since birth. The high-energy youth shares his amazing story, showing people that anyone can thrive if they have the determination and willpower to go after what they want. When Nick was born, the doctors handed his parents a long list of things that he would never be able to do.” Nick’s parents politely thanked them and threw the list out. They raised Nick the same way they had raised his three able-bodied older siblings and instilled in him never to let the world tell him what he could or couldn’t do.
Kevin Harrington Inventor of the Infomercial, Original Shark on Shark Tank and As Seen on TV Pioneer is one of the most successful entrepreneurs of our time.
In 1980 Harrington started The Small Business Center and Franchise America. Kevin, as a real estate and business broker, sold thousands of businesses and then offered one stop services from accounting to insurance to advertising to finance and more. While watching television one night in 1984, Harrington noticed that sometimes the only thing on the screen were the color test bars that stations ran when they had nothing else to air, thus giving Kevin the idea to produce the industries first 30-minute infomercial to fill that dead air space, which is what coined him the Inventor of the Infomercial.
Hear Frank’s amazing and inspirational story about how one 7-year old boy changed his life and the lives of over a million people around the world. The story may make you a little misty-eyed, but you will leave feeling good about people and will want to “give back” to your own community. Frank is not selling a product or a program, only a message: Pay attention! Every day is an opportunity to change a life. Raised in northern Arizona, Frank attended grade school in Seligman, and junior high and high school in Prescott, graduating from Prescott High School in 1961. Frank graduated from Phoenix College in 1970, with continuing education at Arizona Western College and Arizona State University.
Alec Stern is currently the co-founder of the recently launched Handy Cane (www.thehandycane.com), an award winning, patented all-in-one walking cane and reaching grabber. Concurrently, Alec is co-founder of Most Corp., which designs, manufactures and delivers patented consumer independent assurance products, precision motion products and medical devices.
Alec is a member of Constant Contact’s founding team as one of the original three in an attic. During his tenure with the company through IPO and acquisition, he assumed a wide range of responsibilities and senior roles in strategic partnerships, channels and business development. Alec was also responsible for the creation and development of Constant Contact’s channel partner programs and spearheaded strategic innovation, community-based entrepreneurism and vertical industry thought leadership for the company.
Glenn was most recently seen on the big screen in Moneyball, with Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill, as well as all three of the “Transformer” movies, as General Morshower. He appeared this past summer in After Earth, with Will Smith, and Parkland, with Paul Giamotti and Billy Bob Thornton. The film was executive produced by Tom Hanks.
Other film credits include X-Men: First Class, Men Who Stare at Goats, All the King’s Men, Good Night & Good Luck, The Island, Hostage, Black Hawk Down, Pearl Harbor, Godzilla, Air Force One, The River Wild, Star Trek: Generations, and the upcoming films Hoovey, and Dark Places, with Charlize Theron. Additional television credits include NCIS, Revolution, Castle, Eli Stone, Friday Night Lights, Shark, Bones, The Closer, Walker: Texas Ranger, Charmed, Monk, ER, Alias, Deadwood, CSI, and The West Wing, among many others.
According to best-selling author Brian Tracy, “Lisa Sasevich is one of the greatest discoveries in America today!”
Rear Admiral (USN-RET) Paul Becker
Jeff Hoffman is a successful entrepreneur, proven CEO, worldwide motivational speaker, published author, Hollywood film producer, a producer of a Grammy-winning jazz album, and executive producer of an Emmy Award winning TV show. He has been the founder of multiple startups, has been the CEO of both public and private companies, and has served as a senior executive in many capacities. Jeff has been part of a number of well-known companies, including Priceline.com. uBid.com, ColorJar, and more.
Jeff serves on the boards of companies in the US, Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia, supporting entrepreneurs and small businesses in more than 150 countries. He also serves on the boards of Global Entrepreneurship Week and The Unreasonable Group. He supports the White House, the US State Department, the United Nations, and foreign governments on economic growth initiatives and entrepreneurship.
That introduction into the the entertainment industry was enough to spark Armando’s interest. Fueled by his desire to establish his hometown San Antonio as the Third Coast for movie productions in the United States, he formed Armando Montelongo Productions in 2011.