I am a lover of life, a husband, dad, public speaker, certified Instructor and author. As a former member of the armed forces, I served in both the US Navy and the US Marine Corps. I then worked five years for IBM prior to becoming a successful entrepreneur and owner of one of the 500 fastest-growing privately held corporations in America. Along with enjoying time with my family, l mentor teenage boys and donate my time to community organizations as a leader and volunteer.
The first four years of Dons formal education started in a one-room country school house. He graduated from Momence H.S, Momence, Illinois in 1957, Immediately after graduation he enlisted in the US Army for three years. Completing his service time he enrolled at Marquette University in 1960. With the birth of his first daughter he had to become a part-time student. He worked at a gas station, drove a Coca-Cola route truck, sold cars, worked at Caterpillar plant, worked as a security guard, worked in a foundry plant, and became a radio announcer. After six years he had completed only half of the credits needed to graduate. He transferred to Illinois State University and with the return of the G.I. Bill, Don finished his last two years of college in just 18 months Now with two daughters he finally graduated after eight years. He then moved to Houston, Texas. He worked in the automotive after market field as a salesman most of his life. He even preformed stand up comedy and entertained as the clown Mr. Donaldo.
Formerly a professional tennis player and the senior minister of a 2500 member congregation for 13 years, Dwight brings a wealth of experience and wisdom in dealing with human behavior and peak performance. He has spoken for the last 25 years throughout the U.S. and many parts of the world. He has given presentations at Yale, Texas A&M University, The Air Force Academy, and other universities.
Author and Pharmacist George is a dynamic speaker specialized in delivering a genuine and powerful message about the crucial importance of prioritizing the focus on health in the workplace to improve productivity and cut back on healthcare cost. Pharmacist George has multiple fields of expertise in disease management and fitness and he is an accomplished multiple book author. He has successfully coached several corporations in creating a healthier and a more productive and focused workforce while cutting back on healthcare expenditure.
By approaching your needs with a desire to fully understand and address them, I work with you to help you create a winning, learning opportunity for your employees, and offer consistent, available support if those needs require more thorough understanding.
Dr. Makai has a background in psychology, speech communication, leadership, applied management, decision sciences, and organizational change. His professional experience spans four continents with work in academia, professional sports, philanthropy, and the for-profit business world. Winner of numerous awards, including for two of his publications, Dr. Makai is a true scholar-practitioner who works to bridge the gap between theory and practice
Patricia delivers a message of overcoming obstacles, living beyond excuses, and achieving to full potential. Diagnosed with a severe pediatric brain tumor, Patricia Walsh became blind at age five due to complications of surgery. As a teenager she struggled with depression and hopelessness. Today, Patricia is a world champion triathlete and award-winning engineer. When a friend first mentioned triathlons to her in 2009 she immediately signed up for the Ironman — before even owning a bike! In 2011 she set the world record for blind athletes, blowing away previous female and male records by over 80 minutes. Patricia has a degree in computer science and Electrical Engineering becoming one of the first blind engineers at Microsoft. Patricia is the two time National champion for the Olympic distance and recently secured Bronze for the United States in the Short Course World Championship in Beijing, China 2011.Today Patricia aspires to represent her country in the 2012 & 2016 Olympics in both track& Field and triathlon.
Timothy Hartwell is a coach, keynote speaker, and leadership lion trainer helping companies, managers, and staff effectively connect and enjoy the fruits of a more cohesive organization. Whether in public seminar, or onsite at a business, an energetic, interactive learning experience awaits the participant designed to improve business results. With over 17 years in the speaking, training, and training consulting industry, Timothy’s thought-provoking message makes way for positive change and prepares the participant to thrive in today’s demanding, globally connected business environment.
Communication, Leadership, Overcoming Obstacles, Role Models and Behavior Spirituality In Business Team Building and Coaching
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