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Why count on NSA Ohio for your speaking and training


needs?
The National Speakers Association of Ohio consists of speakers and trainers
who collectively have hundreds of years of experience. They have spoken
nationally, and internationally, on a broad range of more than a dozen
popular topics that are of interest to your audience.

For your convenience, we have gathered together all of their information, in


one handy place!

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will learn from their interaction with our speaker or trainer.

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Table of Contents

Career Development 3-5


Change Management 6-7
Coaching 8-9
Communications 10-16
Customer Service 17-18
Faith Messages 19
Financial 20-21
Health, Wellness & Stress Management 22-27
Humor 28-30
International Business 31
Keynotes 32-37
Leadership 38-47
Mental Health 48
Motivation 49-52
Networking 53-55
Organizational Skills & Time Management 56-58
Personal Development & Work/Life Balance 59-72
Sales 75-75
Social Media 76
Speaking Skills 77-80
Staff Development & Team Building 81-84
Sustainability 85-86
Women's Issues 87-90

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Career Development
TITLE: What's Next? Finding Your Way to Your Next Calling In Life
DESCRIPTION:
Discover how transitions can become transformations. In this uplifting, engaging and entertaining
presentation, your group will gain greater awareness of and access to the internal compass that
leads to authentic happiness. Clear information and practical support will be provided for
participants to learn how to define, align, and discover the direction in which they will shine.
This program will be fully customized and personalized for your group. It will provide inspiration,
affirmation and handy tools for your participants to increase confidence that they have what it
takes to create an exciting, fulfilling next chapter of life.

BENEFITS:
Participants will discover: How to make big decisions that are trustworthy. A simple
technique that results in calm and clarity in all circumstance. Practical and adaptable tools to
prepare, be aware, and step forward with confidence. Inspired with a new outlook, participants
will be encouraged they are worthy of the call with increased enthusiasm for their next chapter in
life.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Reverend Susanna Goulder, Life Purpose Coach, Spiritual Catalyst, has special expertise helping
people quiet their thinking mind, connect with their wisdom within, find clarity of purpose, and
gain business skills that lead to prosperity. Susanna left her successful career in motion pictures
and television to live her purpose.

CONTACT:
Reverend Susanna Goulder
Live Your GOODLIFE Coaching
Sagamore Hills, OH
Susanna@Live-Good-Life.com
(216) 255-9705
http://www.live-good-life.com/
https://www.facebook.com/susanna.g.bradford
LinkedIn Account: http://tinyurl.com/lqj7oc7
https://twitter.com/Live_Good_Life
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Career Development
TITLE: The Essentials of Business Etiquette: How To Eat, Greet &
Tweet Your Way to Success
DESCRIPTION:
Incivility at work can come at a high price - lack of social skills can cost a company a job or
contract. The goal of this program is to educate individuals on the benefits of corporate
protocol in an every changing, highly competitive environment. Being perceived in a positive
way can affect the outcome of any personal interaction to your advantage, including sales
situations, negotiations, management functions and career advancement. The cost of bad
behavior in the corporate can damage your business.

BENEFITS:
This workshop helps the individual revisit their knowledge of business etiquette. They will learn
how to send the right verbal and nonverbal message to confirm their professional presence and
promote their company. The workshop emphasizes guidelines for ensuring comfortable and
smooth interactions with clients and peers.

Topics covered include: today's communication-cell phone, texting, email, voice mail, social
media Dressing in an appropriate manner Body language 101 Your workspace: a messy
desk is not a sign of a brilliant mind "Good manners will open doors the best education can
not". Judge Clarence Thomas

QUALIFICATIONS:
With years of experience, Shelley Menduni provides clients with a competitive edge. As a
speaker, Shelley's dynamic and direct approach makes a difference. Shelley shares practical
information that empowers people of all demographics to create their image with polish and
style. Shelley brings enthusiasm, high energy to her speaking engagements.

CONTACT:
Shelley Menduni
Professional Imagery, LLC
Dublin, OH
shelley@professionalimagery.com
(614) 325-8550
www.professionalimagery.com
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Career Development
TITLE: Career Partnering: How to Attract, Engage & Keep Your Best
Employees

DESCRIPTION:
Career Partnering is an approach to career management inside organizations that works in todays
global business economy, where change is constant, and career ladders no longer exist. Career
Partnering develops employees as partners whose career beliefs need match the business reality of
the organization. As Career Partners, managers learn to coach and encourage individuals to define
their development directions that align with strategic business direction. Employees learn to identify
their own value and best development options to support business success. The program speaks to
new mindsets, new behaviors and outcomes that attract and challenge todays talent so both
organizations and employees win.

BENEFITS:
Participants learn/practice/take: Definition of their value inside the organization and the
organizations strategic directions so that a match for career direction is possible How to explore
and define career growth directions and development opportunities How to recruit mentors and
sponsors for career support and a life-long career network How to initiate career conversations
with managers and leaders (Managers) how to coach employees through career conversations and
to develop partnering skills and thinking Practice in mentoring conversations and career
discussions with people inside the organization Practice in building short-term and longer
development goals

QUALIFICATIONS:
As a Master Certified Career Coach, Ive developed Career Partnering as a realistic approach to
careers in 21st century organizations. Without a Partnering approach, employees wait to be picked
and managers avoid career discussions because few career ladders exist. Ive written two books,
Career Ownership and Career Partnering as guides on the topic.

CONTACT:
Janine Moon, Workforce Change
Columbus, OH
janinemoon@sprintmail.com
614.488-6876
http://WorkforceChange.com
http://facebook.com/WorkforceChange
http://linkedin.com/in/JanineMoon
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http://twitter.com/JanineMoon
Change Management
TITLE: Leading Organizational Change
DESCRIPTION:
You can't manage change; you must lead through it. This presentation introduces tools to lead
change equipping the entire organization to excel bringing innovation to reality.

BENEFITS:
Central change leadership creates a consistent methodology. Line managers learn practical tools
while creating tactics to deal with global change teams.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Jim Canterucci, the founder of Constituent Hub and the author of Change Project Management -
The Next Step has been leading change in large organizations and teaching the success
methodologies for over 25 years.

CONTACT:
Jim Canterucci
Transition Management Advisors
Westerville, OH
jcan@corpchange.com
(614) 783-6565
http://jimcanterucci.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimcanterucci
http://twitter.com/canterucci

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Change Management
TITLE: Use Your 21st Century Brain to Get the Better of Change

DESCRIPTION:
Change doesnt have to be so challenging: since our brains are plastic, we can choose our response
to any change that comes our way. The key is learning how to leverage our brains to think and act in
ways that override our default fear reaction. Leverage includes focus on 4 Keys: knowing self,
slowing the logical brain, tapping the upside and building resilience. The program reviews each:
participants practice how to leverage the four and determine what theyll take with them to better
flex their change muscles, choosing their responses in all areas of life.

BENEFITS:
Participants will learn/practice/take: How our 3 brains keep us safe yet create default actions that
make any change difficult How our brainsas plastic and malleablecan be leveraged when we
know how to train them 4 Keys to leveraging our brains: review of each, behaviors that create
leverage for each, practical application and practice with each Selection of behaviors to transfer,
practice and commit to back home in any environment: choosing actions to make change easier.

QUALIFICATIONS:
In a career of over 30 years, I have created, managed and led changes in multiple work
environments; I have a deep understanding and extensive experience with what engages individuals
to do their best work. My work entails not only studying the psychology of neuroleadership, but also
applying it to client challenges with change inside organizations.

CONTACT:
Janine Moon
Workforce Change
Columbus, OH
janinemoon@sprintmail.com
614.488-6876
http://WorkforceChange.com
http://facebook.com/WorkforceChange
http://linkedin.com/in/JanineMoon
http://twitter.com/JanineMoon

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Coaching
TITLE: Use Coaching--Not Bossing--to Engage Employees
DESCRIPTION:
When employees are engaged in their work (and consistently, 70% of U.S. employees are not),
organizations see two huge impacts: business success measures go in the right directions (desirable
measures go up, undesirable go down) and customer engagement and loyalty rise sharply. Coaching
skills foster a workplace that captures the best work of all employees. Three coaching skills: listening,
querying and feeding back and forward are those that best shape an engaging work environment.
Participants practice each of those skills during the program, learning the psychology and behaviors of
coaching and why it works; and they commit to transfer behaviors to their workplaces.

BENEFITS:
Participants learn/practice/take: Relevance of employees emotional commitment to an
organizations success and how this is fostered by leaders/managers emotional savvy in workplace
relationships How emotional savvy is demonstrated through coaching skills, not bossing skillsand
the difference between the two Practice with active listening techniques, i.e. listening to
understand Practice with querying skills and the impact of questions on workers critical thinking,
confidence and initiative Practice with feeding back and forward using a FAST formula that
minimizes fear and discomfort around this skill Plan for back-home application and use

QUALIFICATIONS:
I am a Master Certified Career Coach, one of five in the country, and have been an Executive & Career
coach to hundreds of professionals, managers and leaders for over 15 years. Additionally, as a
manager and C-level leader in organizations, I coached and mentored employees in various segments
of the utility industry and within various non-profit organizations.

CONTACT:
Janine Moon
Workforce Change
Columbus, OH
janinemoon@sprintmail.com
614.488-6876
http://WorkforceChange.com
http://facebook.com/WorkforceChange
http://linkedin.com/in/JanineMoon
http://twitter.com/JanineMoon
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Coaching
TITLE: Interpersonal Relational Strategies
DESCRIPTION:
You have a persona that drives your behavior and reflects your values. Your values
determine your life's course and your change in your mindset can influence the
relationships you develop with yourself and others. You have the capacity to have
productive relationships and the most important are the ones you have with you.

BENEFITS:
You learn why people behave the way they do and how you can enhance your
relationships by deepening your understanding of others. You can obtain optimum
conversations and interactions with others as you realize what they value. That
understanding provides the foundation to building successful relationships.

QUALIFICATIONS:
My Masters degree in Speech Communication had an area of emphasis in Human
Relations. In my training with the Demartini Institute, I learned the art of
communicating in others' values by identifying what those values are. By developing a
strong foundation of appreciation for others, one can enhance relationships without
judgment.

CONTACT:
Lillian Zarzar
The Zarzar Group
Columbus, OH
lillianzarzar@gmail.com
(614) 486-5523
www.zarzargroup.com
http://twitter.com/lillianzarzar

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Communications
TITLE: Hearing What I Didnt Say

DESCRIPTION:
"THEY" say that 93% of Communication is non-verbal; "Hearing What I Didn't Say" is a very
interactive, experiential presentation that examines the different ways we speak without ever having
said a word. It's not always 'what is said,' but most often what is not said with words that needs to
be heard and understood most; it's the hearing, the understanding and ultimately acting upon what
is never spoken, yet inherently being communicated. This is a PowerPointLESS talk that gives the
participants immediate, hands-on tools to use personally and professionally in every aspect of Living
by actually 'assuming' three absolute guarantees in Life

BENEFITS:
This presentation will focus on giving and receiving communication; interpreting it and
understanding it as well as discussing and illustrating interventions that will the participants to
"hear' more effectively. By attending the attendees will not only see the SHOULD'S but the SHOULD-
NOT'S in effective communication, personally and professionally. Listening to what the heart shouts
and the mouth will never be able to whisper will make better communicators of us all.

CONTACT:
Chuck Behrens
The Caring Catalyst--Who Cares/What Matters
Bay Village, OH
chuck@thecaringcatalyst.com
(440) 289-3351
www.thecaringcatalyst.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckbehrens
http://twitter.com/chuckbehrens
Facebook Business Page: Chuck Behrens-The Caring Catalyst

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Communications
TITLE: Communicating with IMPACT
DESCRIPTION:
In todays high-tech world, verbal communication is not as good as it used to be. In this practical and
engaging presentation, you will learn a six-step system to improve communication and get better
results. Patrick looks at how we communicate and why the message we send is not necessarily the
same message people receive! This dynamic program will help you to develop your communication
skills -- listening as well as speaking, verbal as well as non-verbal. Improved communication leads to
improving your bottom line, enhancing relationships, empowering others, building teams,
gaining/retaining customers and managing change, and giving better service.

BENEFITS:
You will learn how to improve communication skills, enhance your credibility and boost performance
- in less time. Topics include: Learn a practical 6-Step System to improve your communication and
get better results Uncover the Four common communication barriers and how to avoid them
Identify the four basic communication styles and how to adapt to each Master Five active listening
skills to help you stay focused and check for understanding Explore Two ways to summarize a
conversation that reduce communicatication errors Learn how to transform words into actions and
actions into results Plus a bonus Communication Inventory to rate your current communication
skills!
QUALIFICATIONS:

Patrick Donadio, MBA is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) and Master Certified Coach (MCC).
Since 1986, he has guided leaders and their organizations with powerful presentations and one-on-
one coaching. From the boardroom to the frontlines, he shows people how to improve verbal
communications, increase profits, enhance credibility, and deepen relationships.

CONTACT:
Patrick Donadio,
Communication Coach & Speaker
Columbus, OH
Patrick@PatrickDonadio.com
(614) 488-9164
www.PatrickDonadio.com
http://www.linkedin.com/in/patrickdonadio
https://twitter.com/PDonadio
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Communications
TITLE: Do You Have What It Takes to Jumpstart your Brain (for
Personal and Business Success)?
DESCRIPTION:
This seminar touches the hearts, souls, and minds of participants with enthusiasm, interest, and
encouragement-reminding individuals and leaders of their YOUniqueness and purpose in life. To
succeed in life, you need the tools to win. These tools are sharp communication skills and goal-setting
life strategies. You will gain increased self-awareness of your abilities, skills, resources, and a
YOUnique life strategy that gradually builds endless mental, spiritual, and physical energies leading
you to increased creativity, productivity, and your purpose in life. The importance of interdependence
is emphasized. This life-changing session will leave participants refreshed and equipped with a
personalized life strategy and plan of action leading to their personal and business success defining
and reflecting their significance in win-win situations.

BENEFITS:
This life-changing YOUnique Whole Brain Strategy will leave participants refreshed and equipped with
a personalized Whole Brain strategy and understanding of how your amazing brain works in building
healthy relationships, creative solutions, and increased productivity. A plan of action prompting you
to act with a sense of urgency is only one session away. Your new "endless" energy resource is
defining and reflecting your significance in personal and business success is guaranteed with your
commitment and consistency!

QUALIFICATIONS:
Marcias high energy sessions have received great reviews as the program comes with a 60-day
follow-up coaching program to insure participants success by developing their new routine through
commitment, consistency, and accountability.

CONTACT:
Marcia Harris, MA, CLL
YOUnique Whole Brain Life Skills, LLC
Portsmouth, OH
mharris38507@yahoo.com
(740) 353-8056

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Communications
TITLE: Being a Communicator That Rocks

DESCRIPTION:
This is an interactive presentation. The audience will learn by doing. We will discuss how to make a
point that will be remembered, how to use e-mail effectively, how to make people more productive
and work together effectively

BENEFITS:
The audience will learn the Dos and Don'ts of effective communication. They will know how to make
a point that will be understood and remembered. They will also learn how to employ uplifting
communication that makes people more productive.

QUALIFICATIONS:
I am a successful business leader and high school soccer coach. I am a leadership expert. The
information I present is not based on theory. I walk the talk and use the information I present to
create successful Teams and organizations.

CONTACT:
Greg Kozera
Company Learned Leadership LLC
Elkview, WV
gkozera@aol.com
(304) 545-7259
www.gregkozera.com
Facebook Business Page: Learned Leadership
https://twitter.com/GregKozera
https://www.linkedin.com/in/greg-kozera-8a794614

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Communications
Title: Why Are People Like That?

DESCRIPTION:
Interactive and entertaining, this skill-building keynote/workshop is designed to help you deal
professionally with every type of personality you encounter at work, at home and in life. Using True
Colors personality system, you will identify the True Color which represents your dominant
personality style and its associated behaviors. This is the first step to understanding how others see
and relate to you. More importantly, you will learn how to deal with others who are different than
you. This is a powerful and enjoyable learning experience that will motivate you to reconsider how
you interact and communicate with others.

BENEFITS:
This workshop will influence you to analyze yourself in a new way to help you focus on your personal
and professional goals. Participants will determine your own personality style identifying your
unique color sequence. Interactively, you will brighten your personality understanding and learn
more about people who are just like you. Additionally, youll discover your personality differences
and how to reframe your perspectives of others. Participants will experience: Personal growth
through self-awareness and insight Improve communication by understanding others perspectives
Increase productivity by focusing on the strengths in others.

QUALIFICATIONS:
TAMELA G. MOORE, MBA, is a professional speaker and certified trainer in the areas of leadership,
communication and personality analysis. With over 20 years of experience in human relations, she
conducts professional development programs designed to help participants improve their leadership
and communication skills.

CONTACT:
Tamela G. Moore, MBA
Accomplish Moore Enterprises, LLC,
Otway, OH
tamela@tamelamoore.com
(740) 372-1711
www.TamelaMoore.com
www.facebook.com/accomplishmoore
www.linkedin.com/in/tamelamoore
www.twitter.com/tamelamoore
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Communications
TITLE: The Next Generations Y and Z! How to Motivate, Manage
and Sell to Them!
DESCRIPTION:
Millennials, Generation Y, Generation. We it doesnt change the reality that most of them grew
up just as one era ended and another began. Theyre old enough to remember what life was like
before high-speed Internet, but young enough to lead the digital revolution. Many years from now,
they will bore our grandchildren with stories about ancient things like dial-up modems and
books. In the meantime, were dealing with our shortened attention spans, student debt, and
smartphone obsession. Youll learn what it takes to attract, manage and sell to this dynamic
generation and why you just cant ignore them anymore.

BENEFITS:
In this session you will: Discover the four ways to attract Gen Y & Digital talent. Realize the
three ways to communicate that is proven to be effective Determine how to use DISC and
generational profiles to lead your team

QUALIFICATIONS:
Anne combines her knowledge of DISC personality profiles along with the most current research on
the digital generations to offer effective ways to attract, manage, retain and even sell to this
generation.

CONTACT:
Anne Obarski
Merchandise Concepts
Dublin, OH
anne@merchandiseconcepts.com
(614) 389-3248
http://www.merchandiseconcepts.com
Facebook Business Page: anne.obarski
https://www.linkedin.com/in/anneobarski
https://twitter.com/anneobarski

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Communications
TITLE: When YES means NO

DESCRIPTION:
Yes can also mean maybe or no. Who, when and how you ask and receive answers will differ
with individuals and cultures. Harriet educates through anecdotes, real life experience, and an
interactive engaging approach in her speaking. She touches upon how verbal and non-verbal cues
change across cultures, how business protocols vary internationally, and how you can open your
perspective to gain better relationships globally. Harriet understands when Yes really means
No and makes sure you do, too.

BENEFITS:
Culture impacts business. A global mindset is necessary for success in todays world. Whether
working with a diverse team within an American business, or with international clients, cross-cultural
communication impacts business and individual relationships. Communication between individuals of
the same culture can be challenging. Communication between those of different cultures is even
more challenging. Misunderstandings can be merely humorous or quite dramatic, and can thwart
business from moving forward. Become more aware of yourself and how your culture is perceived by
others. Learn how other cultures communicate. Discover how to adjust your situation through
conscious communication.

QUALIFICATIONS:
For 35 years, Harriet Russell has been helping people work better across cultures including with Sony
NYC, ABC News at the Economic Summit, U.S. State Department in Belarus. Harriet has lived
abroad, speaks several languages. Her newest book? Doing Business with Ease Overseas: Building
Cross Cultural Relationship That Last.

CONTACT:
Harriet Russell
Business Ease Overseas
Columbia Station, OH
harriet@harrietrussell.com
440-236-6366
www.BusinessEaseOverseas.com
https://www.facebook.com/Business-Ease-Overseas
https://www.linkedin.com/in/harrietrussell
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Customer Service
TITLE: Every Department is the Customer Service Department
DESCRIPTION:
If it is for a management audience, Mike titles the presentation "Effective Customer Service Starts at
the Top" whereby he clarifies that management is leading by example and can't just talk about
customer service. If the audience is made up of multiple employee roles, Mike shares many real life
customer service stories...both good and bad....from his experiences over the many years he has
been in the speaking business.

BENEFITS:
The audience will hear real-life illustrations of good and bad customer service. Mike shares specific
means and methods on how we can provide super customer service, regardless of what field we are
in.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Mike has seen it all in his several decades in the speaking business. His company is known for its
positive customer service, yet he draws on examples from some of the best and worst situations he
has encountered.

CONTACT:
Mike Frank, CSP, CPAE
Speakers Unlimited
Cary, NC
Prospeak@aol.com
(919) 466-7676
www.MikeFrank.com
www.SpeakersUnlimited.com

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Customer Service
TITLE: Contagious Service Touchpoints
DESCRIPTION:
We are all part of a 1.5 trillion dollar switching economy, that is one click away from being
tempted by the competition. Consumers used to be much more forgiving, often giving three strikes
before you were out. Now your customers can leave you with one mistake, one candid conversation
or a slow website response! What is your companys touchpoint score? Are you aware of where
you must put your focus to avoid any and all parts of your customer service falling through that
lethal crack?

BENEFITS:
In this session you will: Define what makes a touchpoint in your business and how to make them
memorable, enviable and repeatable. Learn the skills required to consistently exceed your
customers expectations. Adopt a service recovery process thats more than an apology when
things go wrong. Customer service is your defining advantage. It is the one main area that sets you
apart from the competition. It is made up of many touchpoints on a daily basis that inevitably create
a report card in the customers mind. Dont you need it to always be an A+?

QUALIFICATIONS:
Chances are you recently had a great customer experience perhaps dealing with a retailer,
restaurant or airline, only to turn around and be disappointed with that same companys customer
service. It happens every day. Anne has mystery shopped over 2000 businesses around the country
looking for consistent excellence in customer service. She knows what works and what doesnt.
Driven by her extensive experience over the past 30 years Anne shares her wisdom designed to
motivate you to take a deeper look at what your customer experiences every day.

CONTACT:

Anne Obarski
Merchandise Concepts
Dublin, OH
anne@merchandiseconcepts.com
(614) 389-3248
http://www.merchandiseconcepts.com
Facebook Business Page: anne.obarski
https://www.linkedin.com/in/anneobarski
https://twitter.com/anneobarski 18
Faith Messages
TITLE: God is Here. Plain as Day.
DESCRIPTION:
Get to know God more clearly, more nearly, and more dearly so you're palpably aware of God's
support of you and presence in your life all the time.

BENEFITS:
This presentation will create awareness of the ways God is present that are unique to God and easily
misunderstood. Those who attend this presentation will leave with greater knowledge and
acceptance of God's purpose for their life.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Reverend Susanna Goulder, Life Purpose Coach, Spiritual Catalyst, has special expertise helping
people quiet the thinking mind to connect with wisdom within and step into the life theyre meant
to live. Susanna left her successful career in motion pictures and television to live her life purpose
helping others realize theirs.
CONTACT:

Reverend Susanna Goulder


Live Your GOODLIFE Coaching
Sagamore Hills, OH
Susanna@Live-Good-Life.com
(216) 255-9705
http://www.live-good-life.com/
https://www.facebook.com/susanna.g.bradford
LinkedIn: http://tinyurl.com/lqj7oc7
https://twitter.com/Live_Good_Life

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Financial
TITLE: Financial Planning for Lawyers and Accountants
DESCRIPTION:
Its no wonder a client might turn to their lawyer or accountant for financial guidance. Our
clients are offered many different financial opportunities throughout their lives, but do these
opportunities benefit the client, or just the person trying to sell them a financial product? For
many people, their lawyer or accountant may be the only trusted advisor in their lives. When
your client asks you a question with a financial dimension, do you know how to respond? Should
you respond at all? This presentation is designed for the professional whose practice
occasionally brings them into the realm of financial planning.

BENEFITS:
This course covers the elements of financial planning, including investments, insurance, goal
setting, cash flow and estate planning. You will also learn about important matters to consider
before adding financial planning to a professional practice, and details to look forand warning
signs to be wary ofin financial choices your clients are asked to make.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Ken Robinson is a financial planner and author, and has presented the program, Financial
Planning for Lawyers annually since 2010. He has been quoted in The New York Times, Money
and Kiplingers Personal Finance magazines, and holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER
designation.

CONTACT:
Kenneth F Robinson
Financial Self-confidence
Cleveland, OH
Ken@financialselfconfidence.com
(216) 688-3737
www.financialselfconfidence.com

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Financial
TITLE: Don't Make a Budget: Why it's So Hard to Save Money
and What to Do About It
DESCRIPTION:
We know budgeting is good for us. And thousands of books and websites tell us how to make a
household budget. So why does budgeting fail for so many people? Why do about 19 out of 20
people dislike budgeting so much? And is there a better way to save money? Your audience will
learn why this financial cure-all fails for so many people. More importantly, they'll gain skills they
can put to work right now to save more money out of every paycheck they get--without
budgeting.

BENEFITS:
Your audience will learn how to easily save money without budgeting, how to free themselves
from a spending model that reminds them of a diet, and how to adapt the process of saving to
however they happen to spend--credit cards, smartphone-based payments, on-line bill-pay, even
checks and cash.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Ken Robinson is the author of the groundbreaking book, Dont Make a Budget: Why its So Hard
to Save Money and What to Do About It. He has been quoted in The New York Times, Money
and Kiplingers Personal Finance magazines, and holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER
designation.

CONTACT:
Kenneth F Robinson
Financial Self-confidence
Cleveland, OH
Ken@financialselfconfidence.com
(216 -688-3737
www.financialselfconfidence.com

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Health, Wellness & Stress
Management
TITLE: CARING MAKES CENTS

DESCRIPTION:
Who would have ever thought that being a caring, compassionate person could make CENTS? Not one,
but many new current studies are showing the psychological, emotional, physical, spiritual and
FINANCIAL Benefits of being a more caring, compassionate person. Compassion functions as a
trustworthy connection and supports mutual well-being as it allows us all to stay present during the
hard times of fear, pain, suffering and even death. Wanting to be a Caring, Compassionate person is a
large part of entertaining a compassionate living. Caring is our most available and effective resource,
and can provide immeasurable value to any intervention. . .and best of all: IT MAKES CENTS!

BENEFITS:
By attending this session, one will be able to literally financially improve their lives by being able to
identify the essential components of caring and compassion as well as seeing the importance of saving
money and increasing revenue; through a series of experiential exercises a participant will be able to
understand how the Want-To's is half of the How-To's for living a caring, compassionate life.

QUALIFICATIONS:
On a local, regional, national and international level, Chuck has been providing Keynotes and
conducting Leadership Training, Breakout Sessions and serving as a Consultant/Coach since 1994 in the
Health Care, Hospitality, Church and Service Agency settings. He firmly believes that a presentation is
not to be delivered or heard so much as experienced and eagerly awaits the next opportunity to
provide "An Experience" for the next individual or group.

CONTACT:
Chuck Behrens
The Caring Catalyst--Who Cares/What Matters
Bay Village, OH
chuck@thecaringcatalyst.com
(440) 289-3351
www.thecaringcatalyst.com
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Facebook Business Page: Chuck Behrens-The Caring Catalyst


Health, Wellness & Stress
Management
TITLE: The Joy Process; Disrupting Stress with Intentional Joy

DESCRIPTION:
Joyful people dont deny reality; they defy it with a resolve to express gratitude in spite of challenges,
laughter in spite of pain, and dedication to their purpose even when hard work goes unnoticed.
Theyre fully engaged and maintain a default setting of joy no matter what. It takes resolve and a
process to make it a reality. You can learn that process to joyfully disrupt your stress response,
improve your communication, decrease your stress, increase your influence and bring joy and healing
laughter to your life in and out of work starting now.

BENEFITS:
You'll learn: How to use humor to break down emotional barriers and defuse conflicts (even if
youre not funny) Joy Hacks that will immediately boost your mood and lower your level of stress
The difference between optimism and pessimism and how (and why) to flip the switch Essential
emotional nutrients you need in your daily intake and where to find them How to install a handle of
control to cope with external stressors How to experience and share healing laughter O.P.E.N
communication techniques that can change a negative exchange into a positive experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Dave Caperton, The Joy Strategist, blends research with humor to show how living and working with
intentional joy drives success. Dave has been an educator, a stand-up comic and comedy writer and
now an author and speaker who has presented for over 700 organizations on creating a culture of joy.

CONTACT:
Dave Caperton
Speaking of joy
Columbus, OH
dave@davecaperton.com
(740) 569-3859
www.davecaperton.com
www.linkedin.com/in/davecaperton
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Health, Wellness & Stress
Management
TITLE: Whos In ChargeYou or Your Stuff?

DESCRIPTION:
Its time to think differently about the stuff youve been collecting and accumulating over the years.
Youll think twice about what items you bring into your life and evaluate what you already own. Youll
learn the true cost of clutter and how to: Decide what to keep and what to part with.
Change habits that can change your life Organize any room in your home with confidence. Ask our
Five Key Questions before keeping something. Youll leave with a entirely new perspective regarding
your stuff. Youll have the knowledge and motivation needed to make long awaited changes in your
life.

BENEFITS:
Disorganization affects people negatively in so many ways. It causes stress, which can have such an
impact on overall wellness and relationships, both personal and professional. This program is
designed to get people thinking about how they spend their time and how the stuff they store can be
keeping them from reaching their goals. The first part of the program we explore the emotional side
of why we keep things. In the second part, practical tips needed to organize any space are discussed.
The program works for a wide variety of audiences and will be tailored accordingly.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Professional organizer, Lori Firsdon uses the knowledge she has acquired from working hands-on with
disorganized people to develop programs for larger audiences who also suffer from disorganization.
Her programs are heart-felt, full of practical organizing solutions and leave audiences feeling
empowered to make changes in their lives.

CONTACT:
Lori Firsdon
Forte Organizers, LLC
Dayton, OH
Lori@ForteOrganizers.com
(937) 619-3181
www.ForteOrganizers.com
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www.linkedin.com/in/lorifirsdon
Health, Wellness & Stress
Management
TITLE: Tapping into Well-being - Practice and Master Emotional
Freedom Techniques
DESCRIPTION:
Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) is a simple, yet powerful therapy that can be used to calm
stress, lift mood, melt away fears, relieve physical discomfort, modify habits and build inner
strength. By gently tapping on specific acupressure points on the body, while holding focused
thought, transformation can occur quite rapidly. Skeptics will find EFT fascinating because it works
even when you dont believe it will. Over 50 documented scientific studies now support the power
of this natural self-care technique. This program teaches the basics, offers demonstrations, provides
practical tips for common life and health challenges. Audience members with specific challenges are
encouraged to volunteer for demonstrations. No prior EFT study is required.

BENEFITS:
Participants will: Learn the basic EFT self-care steps Try EFT while keeping personal issues private
Get tips for common issues including weight loss, toxic relationships, grief, low mood, creative
blocks and clearing clutter Receive handouts to facilitate a daily practice

QUALIFICATIONS:
As a Certified Advanced EFT Practitioner, best-selling author and speaker, I have presented this
program during the past ten years to over 150 different groups and organizations. Both practical and
entertaining, each program is shaped to meet the needs of the audience. I care about making it fun,
memorable and relevant, and audience feedback has affirmed that I deliver.

CONTACT:
Betsy Bartter Muller
The Indigo Connection LLC,
Strongsville, OH
betsy@createandconnectbrilliantly.com
(440) 238-4731
www.createandconnectbrilliantly.com
www.linkedin.com/betsymuller
www.twitter.com/bbmuller
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https://www.facebook.com/CreateandConnectBrilliantly/
Health, Wellness & Stress
Management
TITLE: Stepping Stone Series Walking Away from Fear
DESCRIPTION:
The belief that fear is inherent in our lives, that everyone must bend to fear, is simply not true. The
Shawano Wisdom Keepers, Jim Great Elk and Kelly Talking Heron, believe everyone walks their own
path on the Circle of Life. We teach you the secrets of understanding fear and why it is based in
cultural training not inherent in our being. Learn how to gain control, and never look back on those
old haunts. Our Ancients managed survival in harsh environments, and they did so without imagined
fears. Learn their wisdom and apply it to your modern life.

BENEFITS:
Using the tradition of storytelling, we introduce to you the Stepping Stone of Fear one of the four
basics of Life. We delve into its history, discovering what fear is to you, how to walk away from it and
its false values. Through this process of discovery you learn how to reprocess your life and discover
your Plan to Live Fearlessly. Please join us eliminate fear and discover freedom from its imagined
constrictions. Through the Powaka Experience learn to Eliminate Fear, Master Time, Rediscover
Happiness, Create Vision Walk in Balance.

QUALIFICATIONS:
We believe everyone walks their own path on the Circle of Life. Through the Powaka Experience, you
master the basic Stepping Stones of life, learning to Walk in Balance, discovering Your Destiny.
Together we humbly offer the priceless collections of Traditional Wisdom, Culture and Knowledge of
our tribes Our Ancestors.

CONTACT:
Kelly Talking Heron Pavlovic
Jim Great Elk Waters
Shawano Wisdom Keepers
The WeWn Institute
Cleveland, OH
thekeepers@wewan.org
(844) 434-4669
www.wewan.org
www.facebook.com/WeWanInst
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www.linkedin.com/company/10109625
Health, Wellness and Stress
Management
TITLE: Conquering Fear: The Upside of Anxiety
DESCRIPTION:
Experiencing anxiety is universal for many people regardless of the industry they work in. Whether
sparked by a looming deadline, speaking in front of an audience or awaiting a performance review,
no one likes the overwhelming anxiousness that sometimes makes a person feel like theyre
anything but in control. Learn 5 easy ways to harness your anxiety to make it work for you by
increasing your self-confidence and productivity.

BENEFITS:
In this experiential presentation, audiences will be able to: Identify how understanding and
channeling anxiety can be used to maximize performance and increase productivity; Learn and
practice five easy to use techniques for reducing anxiety; Enjoy a lighthearted look at an often
confounding issue

QUALIFICATIONS:
Lisa Stromeier is a Psychotherapist and Critical Incident Stress Management Debriefer (CISM) who
has over 28 years of experience helping people navigate through a crisis (whether it is at work or in
their personal lives). Shes compiled a list of 13 characteristics resilient people use to remain
productive and keep moving forward even when it seems like the odds are stacked against them.
Along with the power of Resiliency, Lisa believes the more we talk about Depression (a very
common chemical imbalance) the easier it is to break the stigma and get treatment before a crisis
occurs. Using humor and stories from both sides of the couch she entertains and educates
audiences on how they, too, can learn to master disaster and grow through a distressing experience.

CONTACT:
Lisa Stromeier LISW
Chief Choice Innovator
Creating Choices for Health
Columbus, OH
info@LisaStromeier.com
(614) 286-8905

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Humor
TITLE: Healing Humor- The Healing Power of Compassionate Humor

DESCRIPTION:
Why does laughter make us feel better? Because its an insulator against painful experiences; it allows
us a perception of control; it disrupts stress and it stimulates a physiological response that promotes
emotional and physical healing for both individuals and groups. Participants will learn how humor
heals, how it provides a coping strategy and how it builds connections with others boosting both
personal and team health. Group laughter is the second-most effective experience to bond people
together (number one is disaster). Shared compassionate humor can be a positive way to forge the
bonds that allow successful teams to thrive.

BENEFITS:
You will laugh while you learn ways to use compassionate humor to cope with change, defuse
conflicts, reframe adversity, build and strengthen bonds and create more balance and enjoyment in
living and working even in an environment of change and stress. Youll learn simple strategies to:
Use humor regardless of your ability to be funny Understand the concept of a humor license to
avoid offending others Make shared humor a part of your team experience Use laughter and
humor as a way of improving well-being and as a critical component of self-care Have more fun!

QUALIFICATIONS:
Dave Caperton, The Joy Strategist, blends research with humor to show how living and working with
intentional joy drives success. Dave has been an educator, a stand-up comic and comedy writer and
now an author and speaker who has presented for over 700 organizations on creating a culture of joy.

CONTACT:
Dave Caperton
Dave Caperton - Speaking of joy
Columbus, OH
dave@davecaperton.com
(740) 569-3859
www.davecaperton.com
www.linkedin.com/in/davecaperton
https://twitter.com/speakofjoy
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Humor
TITLE: Will Rogers Today
DESCRIPTION:
As Will Rogers, Randall Reeder presents commentary and insights, with a touch of humor, on issues
important to folks today, including business and general audiences. This may include government
policies, banking, and politics (yes, including the 2016 election). Also includes fascinating background
information on Will Rogers, the best known American of the 1920s and 1930s.

BENEFITS:
Will Rogers provides entertainment, a chance to smile, and also insights on current events. A
typical reaction may be, Yes, that was funny, but he was telling us something too. The audience
may be inspired to follow Will's example, "I never met a (person) I didn't like.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Randall Reeder has been speaking as Will Rogers for 20 years. He writes a "Weekly Comments"
column so he stays informed on events of the day and their importance to folks. And he looks like
Will!

CONTACT:
Randall Reeder
Hilliard, OH
willrogers@aol.com
(614) 477-0439
www.WillRogersToday.com
Facebook Business Page: Will Rogers Today
https://www.linkedin.com/in/randall-reeder-b847945
https://twitter.com/WillRogersToday

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Humor
TITLE: I Never Met a Farmer I Didnt Like
DESCRIPTION:
As Will Rogers, Randall Reeder presents commentary and insights, with a touch of humor, on
issues important to farmers and ranchers. This may include government policy, commodity prices,
banking, and politics (yes, including the 2016 election).

BENEFITS:
Will Rogers provides entertainment, a chance to smile, and also insights on current events. A
typical reaction may be, Yes, that was funny, but he was telling us something too.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Randall Reeder has been speaking as Will Rogers for 20 years. Like Will, he grew up in agriculture.
He continues to be connected to agriculture professionally and provides real insights. He wrote a
book of Will Rogers' quotes on agriculture.

CONTACT:
Randall Reeder
Hilliard, OH
willrogers@aol.com
(614) 477-0439
www.WillRogersToday.com
Facebook Business Page: Will Rogers Today
https://www.linkedin.com/in/randall-reeder-b847945
https://twitter.com/WillRogersToday

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International Business
TITLE: Doing Business With Ease Overseas: Building Cross-Cultural
Relationships That Last

DESCRIPTION:
What do you need to know before arriving in another country? What do you need to do to begin a
cement a new relationship? Harriet educates through anecdotes, real life experience, and an
interactive engaging approach in her speaking. She touches upon how business protocols vary
internationally, how communication styles differ across cultures, and how you can change your
perspective to gain better relationships globally. Harriet knows the challenges and shows you how to
relax and be at ease with doing business at home and abroad.

BENEFITS:
Culture impacts business. A global mindset is necessary for success in todays world. Whether
working with a diverse team within a US American business, or with international clients, cross-
cultural customs impact business and individual relationships. Business interactions between
individuals of the same culture can be challenging. Interactions between those of different cultures is
even more challenging. Misunderstandings can be merely humorous or quite dramatic, and can
thwart business from moving forward. See how your culture is perceived by others. Learn how other
cultures do business. Discover how you can be at ease and build relationships that last.

QUALIFICATIONS:
For 35 years, Harriet Russell has been helping people work better across cultures including with Sony
NYC, ABC News at the Economic Summit, U.S. State Department in Belarus. Harriet has lived
abroad, speaks several languages. Her newest book? Doing Business with Ease Overseas: Building
Cross Cultural Relationship That Last.

CONTACT:
Harriet Russell
Business Ease Overseas
Columbia Station, OH
harriet@harrietrussell.com
440-236-6366
www.BusinessEaseOverseas.com
https://www.facebook.com/Business-Ease-Overseas
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Keynotes
TITLE: The New Leadership Normal
DESCRIPTION:
The New Leadership Normal sets the tone when your top leaders come together. The presentation
motivates participants to see a championship future that includes great leadership. Most
importantly each participant can take this vision and the tools to implement it back to their
operational areas.

BENEFITS:
Leaders receive the language, techniques and guidance to work on their leadership development
and implementation of New Leadership Normal principles throughout the year.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Jim Canterucci advises Fortune 1000 executive teams, bringing The New Leadership Normal to assist
in crossing boundaries and growing these organizations.

CONTACT:
Jim Canterucci
Transition Management Advisors
Westerville, OH
jcan@corpchange.com
(614) 783-6565
http://jimcanterucci.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimcanterucci
http://twitter.com/canterucci

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Keynotes
TITLE: Master the Mess: Its Your Life, Take Control

DESCRIPTION:
This keynote will be designed after the presenter learns what the event planner wants to accomplish
for any given event. We have a series of programs and program topics on our website, which can be
a guide in designing the program.

BENEFITS:
Well explore how having too much can actually keep you from attaining your life goals.

CONTACT:
Lori Firsdon
Forte Organizers, LLC
Dayton, OH
Lori@ForteOrganizers.com
(937) 619-3181
www.ForteOrganizers.com
www.facebook.com/forteorganizers
www.linkedin.com/in/lorifirsdon

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Keynotes
TITLE: Using What You Know to Get Who and What you Need!
DESCRIPTION:
Participants will gain increased self-awareness that everything you need lies deep
within and your success in life is only one person away. Interdependence is emphasized
to create great relationships, great resources, and your success as a business owner,
decision maker, educator and more.

BENEFITS:
Business owners, decision makers, leaders, and educators will leave this session
inspired not to ask for more tools to win but rather to focus deep within to recognize
and effectively use your existing strengths, skills, and talents which represents great
value in creating great relationships, great resources and win-win situations.
Participants will leave refreshed and energized with great insight and direction
prompting them to act with a sense of urgency in completing their new plan of action
reflecting their core and significance in business success.

QUALIFICATIONS:
I have practiced Younique Whole Brain strategies for two decades and have maintained
consistent positive relationships and endless energy for business success.

CONTACT:
Marcia Harris, MA, CLL
YOUnique Whole Brain Life Skills, LLC
Portsmouth, OH
mharris38507@yahoo.com
(740) 353-8056

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Keynotes
TITLE: Ohio State FootballThe Great Tradition
DESCRIPTION:
Jacks high-powered presentations on Ohio State football are customized to audience needs and
often include the 12 significant achievements that shaped the Ohio State legacy; an Inside
Look at Coaches Woody Hayes and Jim Tressel; Coach Urban Meyer and the incredible 2014
National title; why Ohio State Michigan is footballs finest rivalry; Coach Paul Brown and Ohio
States first national title; the Buckeyes greatest wins and most agonizing defeats; Chic Harley
and the building of Ohio Stadium; and little-known stories from the coaches and players. His
knowledge of the Ohio State-Michigan Rivalry is truly one of a kind.

BENEFITS:
You will experience the excitement of Ohio State football, and learn about meaningful moments
that created this great tradition. This keynote is packed with humor, and Jacks enthusiastic style
is entertaining and contagious. You will be thoroughly entertained as you experience the
excitement of the annual Ohio State and Michigan encounter, and learn why this is footballs
greatest rivalry. Jack has presented in 47 states across the nation, including more than 100
keynotes to Ohio State University Alumni Association Chapters in 17 different states.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Jack Park, MBA, CPA, CSP, is a football commentator for Sports Radio 97.1 The Fan. Jack
authored The Ohio State University Football Vault with Foreword by Coach Jim Tressel, The
Official Ohio State University Encyclopedia with Foreword by Kirk Herbstreit, and Ohio State
FootballThe Great Tradition with Foreword by Archie Griffin.

CONTACT:
Jack Park
Financial Insights - Team Gridiron
Columbus, OH
jp31@jackpark.com
(614) 481-0214
www.jackpark.com

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Keynotes
TITLE: What's Gratitude Got to Do With It? How to Be Grateful
When You'd Rather Be Grouchy
DESCRIPTION:
Its very easy to express gratitude when things are going well. Its not so easy when its not. In
this program, Lisa Ryan shows how exercising your gratitude muscle on a consistent basis
makes it easier to find something good - no matter what happens. Whether you are going
through financial struggles, a health challenge, a difficult relationship, or any other curveball life
throws your way, learning to look for the good, helps you turn things around. The best part? The
simple strategies that you experience assist you in both your personal and professional life.

BENEFITS:
Participants rave about this program because they receive tips and ideas they can immediately
use to build stronger, healthier relationships at home and in the workplace. In this entertaining,
engaging and fun program they: Discover the benefits of SHOWing gratitude (SELF, HEALTH,
relationships with OTHERS, WEALTH) Learn a practice that takes less than five minutes a day
that positively impacts every area of life. Explore the research that proves that appreciation is
more than just a feel good emotion, it works! Discuss the importance of work/life integration
and experience strategies to get out of the stress response.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Lisa Ryan personally experienced the transformational benefits of a consistent gratitude practice.
Because of this, her mission is To change the world, one Thank you at a time. Lisas message
shares practical ideas and inspiration and the stories her attendees regularly share with her are
evidence that gratitude works!

CONTACT:
Lisa Ryan
Grategy
Cleveland, OH
lisa@grategy.com
(216) 225-8027
http://www.grategy.com
https://www.facebook.com/LisaRyan14
http://www.linkedin.com/in/asklisaryan/
https://www.twitter.com/grategy
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Keynotes
TITLE: Everything I Do Positions Me: The Simple Path to
Professional Success
DESCRIPTION:
How you position yourself as a professional influences your business success and quality of life.
People rarely take the time to assess where they are currently positioned or where they need to be.
Power positioning is a strategy that combines communication, networking and marketing techniques
to help you gain a competitive edge in the marketplace. It comes from Christine Zusts popular book,
Everything I Do Positions Me: The Simple Path to Professional Success. This entertaining and
interactive keynote reviews six key components in a positioning strategy -- communication
competence, networking savvy, attitude, knowledge base, professional image and personal style.

BENEFITS:
Audience members will have a clearer idea of how they perceive themselves and how others perceive
them. They will examine the six key components of a positioning strategy and begin charting their
future success through interactive, skill-building exercises that are lively and engaging.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Christine Zust is the author of Everything I Do Positions Me: The Simple Path to Professional Success.
She brings more than 30 years of expertise in professionalism and leadership to the platform with a
thought-provoking, entertaining style.

CONTACT:
Christine Zust
Zust & Company
Cleveland, OH
christine@zustco.com
(440) 777-8373
http://www.zustco.com
Facebook Business Page: Christine Zust
https://www.twitter.com/ChristineZust
https://www.linkedin.com/in/christine-zust-6019373
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Leadership
TITLE: The New Leadership Normal
DESCRIPTION:
The New Leadership Normal sets the tone when your top leaders come together. The presentation
motivates participants to see a championship future that includes great leadership. Most
importantly each participant can take this vision and the tools to implement it back to their
operational areas. Leaders receive the language, techniques and guidance to work on their
leadership development and implementation of New Leadership Normal principles throughout the
year.

BENEFITS:
Having a firm grasp on The New Leadership Normal mindset and putting it into practice is a great
way to integrate solid leadership throughout your culture. Executives have a language to use in
leading leaders and leaders receive a structure in supporting their teams and working across
boundaries within the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Jim Canterucci advises Fortune 1000 executive teams, bringing The New Leadership Normal to the
front-lines of successful companies.

CONTACT:
Jim Canterucci
Transition Management Advisors
Westerville, OH
jcan@corpchange.com
(614) 783-6565
http://jimcanterucci.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimcanterucci
http://twitter.com/canterucci

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Leadership
TITLE: Leading with Impact - Traits Successful Leaders Possess
DESCRIPTION:
If you find yourself wondering how you rate as a leader, this entertaining, high content program will
provide you some clues. Come evaluate yourself on skills and competencies that successful leaders
possess. What are your strengths? What are your challenges? Learn where you can improve! Join
Patrick Donadio, Master Certified Coach as he teaches you practical techniques to take your
leadership skills to the next level. Learn the skills, competency and characteristics that successful
leaders possess and how to use them in your job.

BENEFITS:
Patrick believes in trainee involvement, using group discussions, exercises, real-life examples, and
planning time to put these principles into action. Topics include: Grade Yourself As A Leader
Inventory - Identify your strengths and discover where you need to improve as a leader
Discussion Of The Traits Of Successful Leadership Why Great leaders are Great Coachers? (Discuss
Lead vs. Manage) Change Process Model The key to behavior change Discussion of the Four
Leaderships Styles - D.I.S.C. The role of responsibility in leading (Stimulus/Response Model) The
Fine Art Of Active Listening Build a leadership development plan to practice and implement
these newly learned skills

QUALIFICATIONS:
Since 1995, Donadio has been coaching Executives and Senior Leaders. He is a member of the
International Coach Federation (ICF) and among the first coaches awarded ICFs highest coaching
distinction of Master Certified Coach (MCC). Patrick has taught at The Weatherhead School of
Management, John Glenn College of Public Affairs, and the University of Notre Dame.

CONTACT:
Patrick Donadio
Communication Coach & Speaker
Columbus, OH
Patrick@PatrickDonadio.com
(614) 488-9164
www.PatrickDonadio.com
https://twitter.com/PDonadio
http://www.linkedin.com/in/patrickdonadio
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Leadership
TITLE: Eight Great Traits of Superstar Leaders

DESCRIPTION:
Mike clarifies that there are dozens of valuable leadership traits...in his presentation he covers
eight that he feels are critical, yet gets client input on traits they want included, thus the eight traits
are not always the same for each client. He shares the information with humor and participation.

BENEFITS:
Attendees will be reminded of valuable leadership traits and will hear a few they possibly never
realized were so important.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Mike has had the opportunity of working with thousands of leaders and draws from his
experiences with them. Further, he has always been a leader....President of his high school
fraternity, President of his college fraternity, VP of Sales for an international company, owner of his
own company since 1971, President of the 3,600 member, National Speakers Association, and
Chairman of the Speakers Bureau Owners sub-group within the National Speakers Association. He
shares concepts that have worked for him and many of the top notch leaders he has known.

CONTACT:
Mike Frank, CSP, CPAE
Speakers Unlimited
Cary, NC
Prospeak@aol.com
(919) 466-7676
www.MikeFrank.com
www.SpeakersUnlimited.com

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Leadership
TITLE: Developing Leaders at All Levels in Your Organization
DESCRIPTION:
This RoxTalk provides a deep understanding of why developing leaders at all levels in an
organization is critical to success -- and how to do it. Using the work of Jim Kouzes and Barry
Posner (as a certified facilitator of their programs) as a baseline of discussion, the participants will
be introduced to the five practices of exemplary leadership as a catalyst to developing true leaders,
effective teams and cultures of leadership. The talk includes many stories and research (the fun
kind) to emphasize each of the practices and how to bring a culture of leadership into their
organizations.

Benefits:
The audience will leave with the concepts, knowledge, process and tools to begin developing
genuine leadership within any and all levels of their organization. The Five Practices are presented
in a way that is memorable, powerful and actionable.

Qualifications:
I am a certified facilitator of The Leadership Challenge and the Leadership Practices Inventory
both programs developed by Barry Posner and Jim Kouzes. I have worked with these materials and
programs for over 13 years in both large and small groups and individuals.

Contact:
Roxanne Kaufman Elliott
ProLaureate Ltd
Avon Lake, OH
rkaufman@prolaureate.com
216-544-7528
www.prolaureate.com

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Leadership
TITLE: Got EQ? Using Emotional Intelligence to Elevate Your
Leadership Skills
DESCRIPTION:
Emotional Intelligence (EI) has become a popular topic within organization development. However,
there has been limited practice in how this relates practically to developing leaders within the
organization. Understanding EI is vital in developing emotional intelligence competencies such as
self-awareness, self-regulation, and intrinsic motivation. Upon completion of this program,
participants will learn how to manage internal and external emotional intelligence factors to improve
their performance, decision-making, and leadership abilities.

BENEFITS:
Upon completion of this program, participants will learn how to incorporate Emotional Intelligence
to improve their performance in the following areas: Personal development, Building Relationships,
Change Management, Decision-Making, Work-Life Balance

QUALIFICATIONS:
Before becoming a full-time educator, speaker, and consultant, Dr. Phil Kim was responsible for
managing the information security department for a $5B financial services institution. He has been
invited to present his research at both national and international conferences on various topics
including leadership, employee engagement, and organizational productivity.

CONTACT:
Philip Kim
Walsh University
North Canton, OH
pkim@walsh.edu
(330) 244-4690
www.write15minutes.com
https://twitter.com/Ideapath
https://www.linkedin.com/in/philip-kim-d-sc-cissp-cisa-b570a512

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Leadership
TITLE: The Ten Keys of Leadership

DESCRIPTION:
What is leadership? Leadership can be learned. Ten keys that if learned and followed can make
anyone a successful leader.

BENEFITS:
Leaders are critical to business, nonprofits, volunteer organizations and athletic teams. But
leadership, which can transform potential leaders into effective leaders, is rarely taught. If you want
to see greater success in your organization or your team, your people need to know how to lead. We
have a process that works. Our leaders have a track record of success.

QUALIFICATIONS:
We know our process of developing leaders works! I am a high school boys soccer coach and have
been teaching leadership to our seniors for 17 years. Before we started teaching leadership, we
couldnt win even a section championship. Since then, we have been to 11 state tournaments, seven
championship games, and have won five state championships. We have achieved similar results in
business and volunteer organizations.

CONTACT:
Greg Kozera
Company Learned Leadership LLC
Elkview, WV
gkozera@aol.com
(304) 545-7259
www.gregkozera.com
Facebook Business Page: Learned Leadership
https://twitter.com/GregKozera
https://www.linkedin.com/in/greg-kozera-8a794614

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Leadership
TITLE: Leveraging Leadership Through Improvisation

DESCRIPTION:
In today's business climate, successful leaders need the ability to communicate their vision and their
ideas, along with having the ability to adapt to the changing business landscape and work within an
arena of uncertainty, all the while, moving forward. Successful leaders posses these qualities:
respect, trust, support, listen, focus, adapt and have a YES AND attitude.
These are the same qualities that successful improvisers possess. Successful leaders and improvisers
can think-on-their-feet, process information quickly, make their teammates look good, see different
perspectives, be creative and innovative, and make significant connections for the good of the team.

BENEFITS:
Being in the moment by improving ones FOCUS Improved ability to think on your feet by
ADAPTING to changing situations Become more motivating and inspiring by adopting the YES AND
attitude Drive better results by LISTENING to understand vs. listening to respond Increase your
negotiating success be demonstrating RESPECT for the other party Get more results from your
team by your RESPECT, SUPPORT and TRUST.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Authored the book "Improv Is No Joke: Using Improvisation to Create Positive Results in Leadership
and in Life."

CONTACT:
Peter Margaritis
The Accidental Accountant
Westerville, OH
peter@theaccidentalaccountant.com
(614) 668-2936
www.petermargaritis.com
https://www.twitter.com/pmargaritis
www.facebook.com/theaccidentalaccountant
www.linkedin.com/in/peter-margaritis-cpa-0132732

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Leadership
TITLE: Unmask & Unleash Your True Leader
DESCRIPTION:
In a world of business talk and strategic think, Jeff Nischwitz is a rare voice for a new way of leading
aware, authentic, accountable, actionized and aligned. Todays reality is that leadership requires
people with high levels of awareness and emotional intelligence who can empower, engage and align
the team members. Discover transformational ways of leading in the 21st Century from the inside
out. Now is the time to unmask yourself and unleash your authentic leader. Based upon Jeffs newest
leadership book, Unmask: Let Go of Who Youre Supposed to Be & Unleash Your True Leader
(Motivational Press 2014).

BENEFITS:
Attendees will leave the program with new and actionable ways to enhance and accelerate their
influence and their impact, including the following: 1. 5 cores of conscious leaders: Awake, Aware,
Authentic, Accountable & Actionized 2. Embracing questions as the essential tool for leadership and
influence 3. Compassionate communication including ways to engage in unenergized communication
4. Debunking accountability myths 5. Implementing Stickless Accountability in your organization
and team.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The keys to change are discomfort and actionable tools. Big in stature and bigger in heart, Jeff
Nischwitzs programs will disrupt your people's thinking and give them tools they can immediately
implement to create different outcomes. Don't settle for a speaker - insist on a planter of seeds of
change.

CONTACT:
Jeff Nischwitz
The Nischwitz Group
Cleveland, OH
jeff@nischwitzgroup.com
(216) 956-6587
www.nischwitzgroup.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffnischwitz
https://twitter.com/jeffnischwitz
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Leadership
TITLE: The Leadership Secrets of Footballs Master Coaches
Connecting Business with Football to Develop Leadership Talent
DESCRIPTION:
How to develop leadership and coaching essentials by understanding and adapting the
leadership strategies and practices of footballs most successful coaches. There are multiple
common threads between championship football teams and high performance organizations.
Many of the high-impact strategies of Americas most successful football coaches can be
adapted to improve an organizations performance.

Successes on the gridiron and in the boardroom are enhanced by related systems. Combining his
understanding of the business world with his insight into the leadership strategies of highly
successful coaches, Jack Park has created a very unique leadership development program that is
extremely beneficial and enjoyable.

BENEFITS:
Primary Benefits: Championship Teams and High Performance Organizations How an
understanding of successes on the gridiron will improve performance and profitability for the
organization. The Lombardi Leadership Model - Understanding how Coach Vince Lombardi
transformed the lowly Green Bay Packers into perpetual winners. The importance of mental
toughness while building the winning organization. The 12 Lombardi Leadership Lessons -
Proven leadership practices developed by Coach Lombardi throughout his exceptional successful
career. Building the Winning Organization - A proven three-step process for creating success at
every level. Leadership in Action - communication skills & building relationships.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Jack Park, MBA, CPA, CSP, has developed and presented leadership development programs in 47
different states across the nation. He is a football analyst and radio commentator for Sports
Radio 97.1 The Fan. Jack is frequently featured in football programming on ESPN, Time Warner
Cable, The Big Ten Network, HBO, WBNS-10TV, and NFL Films. He is an active member of the
Football Writers Association of America.

CONTACT:
Jack Park
Financial Insights - Team Gridiron
Columbus, OH
jp31@jackpark.com
(614) 481-0214
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www.jackpark.com
Leadership
TITLE: Leadership is NOT Rocket Science!
DESCRIPTION:
Leadership isn't hard, is it? After all, its not like brain surgery or rocket science, right? Yes, thats
correct. Leadership is not rocket science. Its entirely different, but its just as complex. Sadly,
many leaders are sorely unprepared with the knowledge they need to lead others well. In this
session, you'll learn the secrets of some of the more subtle people skills you need to be the
leader that people will want to follow.

BENEFITS:
In this session, you will learn a unique twist on leadership that puts you on the runway to
becoming an influential leadership superstar. Discover the Five Alives, five key capacities that
every team member wants to be filled, so you can lead with authority and confidence. Watch
your teams explode with loyalty and camaraderie. Watch others grow into their greatest
potential under your influence. Help to direct your team to their "sweet spot" so they can be
propelled to peak performance.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Maureen Zappala is an award-winning speaker, author, and presentation coach. She is a former
NASA propulsion engineer, and founder of High Altitude Strategies, a leadership development
service that helps organizations propel their teams to peak performance by discovering where
their members can find their fit and get fired up.

CONTACT:
Maureen Zappala
High Altitude Strategies
Medina, OH
maureen@maureenz.com
(330) 441-0722
www.maureenz.com
https://www.facebook.com/maureen.zappala
https://www.linkedin.com/in/maureen-zappala-baa83235
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Mental Health
TITLE: Lady Sings the Blues: Detecting Depression before Suicide
Claims a Co-worker

DESCRIPTION:
When an employee tragically ends his or her life, co-workers are left with numerous questions and
often have feelings of guilt, sadness and anger. But he was always laughing and so funny. She was
our rock, our go to person. They seemed to have everything, why would they do this?

In most all cases the person was dealing with undiagnosed or untreated Depression. By learning the
signs, symptoms and treatment options for Depression employees can understand how to help a co-
worker (and sometimes themselves) get the help they need so they can return to an easier, more
productive life.

BENEFITS:
Participants will be able to answer the following questions: Why did they kill them self? Was there
something we missed? Was there something we could have done to have prevented this? How do
we move on from here? Recognize the signs and symptoms of Depression; Recognize the signs and
symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD); Learn how to talk with a co-worker about the
signs and treatment of Depression and PTSD

QUALIFICATIONS:
Lisa Stromeier is a Psychotherapist and Critical Incident Stress Management Debriefer (CISM) who
has over 28 years of experience helping people navigate through a crisis (whether it is at work or in
their personal lives). Shes compiled a list of 13 characteristics resilient people use to remain
productive and keep moving forward even when it seems like the odds are stacked against them.
Along with the power of Resiliency, Lisa believes the more we talk about Depression (a very
common chemical imbalance) the easier it is to break the stigma and get treatment before a crisis
occurs. Using humor and stories from both sides of the couch she entertains and educates
audiences on how they, too, can learn to master disaster and grow through a distressing experience.

CONTACT:
Lisa Stromeier LISW
Chief Choice Innovator
Creating Choices for Health
Columbus, OH
info@LisaStromeier.com
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(614) 286-8905
Motivation
TITLE: Unleashing Your Whole Other Level
DESCRIPTION:
Everyone has it inside themselves that whole other level of performance, effort, and impact. While
everyone has it, precious few tap into it and unleash it into their business, their relationships and
their life. And your whole other level is what it takes to change things to make the impact
everyone desires, both personally and professionally. Remove the limiting thinking that keeps you
living, leading and achieving within your limits and embrace the limitless potential within you. Get
ready to tap into YOUR whole other level.

BENEFITS:
Jeff shares his unique perspectives on tapping into your whole other level to achieve the impact and
results you desire. Jeff opens the door to shifts in clarity, choices, and commitments that will inspire
any audience to execute at epidemic levels. Attendees will leave the program armed with the
following change tools: 1. Getting clear on who you are and what you want to achieve. 2. Owning
the power of choice in every part of your life. 3. Impacting change through clear commitments and
self-accountability. 4. Removing the self-limiting beliefs that keep you from your goals and
objectives.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Anyone can talk about change, but its the rare speaker who models the shifts in thinking and
outcomes that they share with audiences. Jeff is that rare change agent. People are hungry for
positive change, and Jeff offers them the tools and inspiration to turn ideas into action into
outcomes.

CONTACT:
Jeff Nischwitz
The Nischwitz Group
Cleveland, OH
jeff@nischwitzgroup.com
(216) 956-6587
www.nischwitzgroup.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffnischwitz
https://twitter.com/jeffnischwitz
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Motivation
TITLE: Unleash Your Inner Brilliance & Make Things Happen
DESCRIPTION:
A leader lives in everyone and knowledge of that will create opportunities. On a quick journey of
self-discovery, youll learn how to uncover obstacles and open doors youve closed in your life to put
you on target to not only be a better leader, but a better more powerful YOUfor life, not just a few
days after the program is over. Spend a fun, inspirational and thought-provoking time with yourself.

BENEFITS:
You can recognize the power of your unique strengths, gifts, and experiences. Also, this presentation
will put your mindset to work to gain greater influence. You will be empowered with the ability to
push past any fears, excuses or barriers that hold you back which allows you to set realistic and
achievable career and life goals.

QUALIFICATIONS:
As a former school teacher, I offer a unique experience of not only inspiring the audiences and
telling them what to do, I teach in a fun manner the "how to." Audiences take away action items
that they can immediately apply to their personal and professional lives.

DeLores is an international speaker and has spoken in England, Barbados, Puerto Rico and hundreds
of U.S. locations. Her client sampling includes Roche Pharmaceutical, Procter and Gamble (P & G),
Mars, Union Pacific Railroad, Nationwide, Timken, Kirby Vacuum and Bakersfield Womens -
Conference.

CONTACT:
DeLores Pressley
DeLores Pressley Worldwide
Canton, OH
dp@delorespressley.com
(330) 649-9809
www.delorespressley.com
www.facebook.com/delorespressleyfanpage
www.twitter.com/delorespressley.com

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Motivation
TITLE: The New Math (A Formula For Success)
DESCRIPTION:
This RoxTalk explores the human brain and how our hard wiring creates barriers to our success and
happiness. With the use of a simple 'formula for success', the audience is guided through some basic
concepts of behavioral psychology and how attitudes both positive and negative are formed. The
talk leads to a better understanding of how our brains work and how to get out of our way. This is
eye-opening, fun and engaging event that can be a real game changer in the way people think about
themselves and others, leadership, success and personal growth.

Benefits:
The audience will leave with an understanding of how our brains work and why they often get in our
way of success and happiness without us even knowing it. Followed by a process to reduce or
eliminate the barriers in our own minds and stay on track to achieving goals and becoming the
leader we are meant to be.

Qualifications:
I have been using this formula for over 13 years to help people and teams understand the aspects of
self-sabotage, the imposter syndrome and how we deal with 100,000 years of DNA evolution of the
human brain. Its a fun talk but also very powerful.

Contact:
Roxanne Kaufman Elliott
ProLaureate Ltd
Avon Lake, OH
rkaufman@prolaureate.com
216-544-7528
www.prolaureate.com

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Motivation
TITLE: Just Like Riding A Bike: Coping with Change and Dealing
with Adversity
DESCRIPTION:
This transformational experience will empower your organization's associates to embrace rapid
change, improve performance, and unlock competitive advantage. Audiences will be revitalized
and recharged and will leave with restored hope, happiness and an improved vision of their
future. Participants develop an action plan with staying power to achieve their goals and take
charge of their lives today and into the future. Rossetti is a role model and agent for change.
After her spinal cord injury, she discovered the secrets to being resilient and shares her Lessons
to Live By. Her story will show how to develop tenacity and perseverance.

BENEFITS:
Audiences will be able to find the will to push on when they are coping with change and faced
with adversity. They will develop resilience to live life with conviction. They will embrace the
concept that the impossible is likely possible. When faced with change, they will adapt quicker,
modify their attitudes, and find the courage to act rather than be acted upon. They will have the
confidence to move beyond challenges and accomplish more in their lives. They will be
motivated to change their behavior, find meaning in their lives, and bring out the best in
themselves.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Rosemarie Rossetti, Ph.D. is uniquely qualified as a motivational speaker. On June 13, 1998,
while riding her bicycle, she was crushed by a 7,000-pound tree and paralyzed from the waist
down. She knows how to rebound from a tragedy and is a fighter and model of courage.

CONTACT:
Rosemarie Rossetti, Ph.D.
Rossetti Enterprises Inc., Columbus, OH
Rosemarie@RosemarieSpeaks.com
(614) 471-6100
www.RosemarieSpeaks.com
http://facebook.com/rosemarie.rossetti
http://linkedin.com/in/inspirationalspeaker
https://twitter.com/RosemarieSpeaks
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Networking
TITLE: Hello! Thats a Nice Tie. Now What Do I Say?
DESCRIPTION:
Just once, wouldn't you like to see a kickoff presentation that is about your audience - NOT the
speaker? Your attendees know that networking is crucial for social and professional advancement.
But do your conference attendees sometimes feel less than visible at social gatherings? 90% of
real business is still conducted face-to-face, but because of our current reliance on electronic
communication devices, we are losing our in-person networking skills!

BENEFITS:
Since you can get just about any information you need within a few seconds after a Google
search, isnt networking the REAL reason you attend a conference? Join us for a fun, fast-paced,
interactive presentation in which you will meet and begin to learn about yourself, as well as the
other conference attendees. We'll start off by determining how to relate better to people who are
similar, or different from you. What can you talk about when you meet someone new? - F.O.R.D.
We'll finish by discussing tips on how to network during the conference so that you, too, can
achieve personal and career advantages.

QUALIFICATIONS:
According to one of his clients, Ted has a passion that is evident in his presentations. He uses
that passion to draw in his audiences. His quick wit, improvisational skills, and ability to engage
workshop participants earn him high praise from his clients as well as invitations to return to work
with them at their meetings year after year. Ted doesnt strive to be the sage on the stage like
many speakers. Hes a partner with his clients and encourages workshop participants to
brainstorm and discuss.

CONTACT:
Ted Janusz
Janus Presentations LLC
Hilliard, OH
ted@januspresentations.com
(614) 440-7487
www.januspresentations.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/tedjanusz
https://www.facebook.com/januspresentations
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Networking
TITLE: How To Be a Master of Monumental Group Engagement
DESCRIPTION:
Getting individuals to connect, learn, work together and support one another can be both
complicated and challenging. Accept the challenge to use group time efficiently, create value and
build a glowing reputation as a masterful facilitator. During this experience-packed session, you
will learn powerful connection secrets perfect for retreats, board & staff meetings,
teleconferences and networking groups. Learn from both time-tested triumphs as well as
blunders. Sample processes to create positive space, establish safety, set expectations and deliver
high impact programs. Become empowered to lead confidently using common sense, sound
processes, intuition and your unique, joyful spirit.

BENEFITS:
Understand how the power of intention and skilled facilitation empowers the outcome of a
team or group Learn and sample activities that promote positive group energy and engagement
Take home a list of great links and resources to build upon what was learned during the
program.

QUALIFICATIONS:
As a certified coach, speaker and best-selling author, I have facilitated over 500 group programs
since 2005. Using conventional processes as well as the cutting-edge Energy Psychology tools, I
offer highly effective ideas well beyond your typical leadership facilitation program with a down-
to-earth sense of humor.

CONTACT:
Betsy Bartter Muller
The Indigo Connection LLC
Strongsville, OH
betsy@createandconnectbrilliantly.com
(440) 238-4731
www.createandconnectbrilliantly.com
www.linkedin.com/betsymuller
www.twitter.com/bbmuller
https://www.facebook.com/CreateandConnectBrilliantly/

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Networking
TITLE: Shut Up and Listen! Keys to No-Nonsense Networking
DESCRIPTION:
Most professionals think they network well, yet many dont. Speaker and coach Christine Zust shares
fresh ideas for building relationships through in-person and electronic connections. She will show
audience members how to relate to the room when they are in it and what to do with business
cards. Christine will introduce her networking nemesis and alter ego Natalie Networker, who will
demonstrate how not to behave when networking. She will get the audience moving, interacting
and laughing! This program is designed for individuals who strive to be more professional and build
their sphere of influence, one relationship at a time.

BENEFITS:
Audience members will understand the role that networking plays in career success, identify barriers
to networking, and model the behavior of the successful networker and: Define "networking"
Learn the importance of building relationships Create a meaningful first impression Master the
art of business card exchange Practice "selfless" networking Identify networking opportunities
Expand the base of contacts

QUALIFICATIONS:
Christine Zust is the author of Everything I Do Positions Me: The Simple Path to Professional Success.
Within the book, she devotes an entire chapter to networking because she knows that building
relationships through networking leads to great success.

CONTACT:
Christine Zust
Zust & Company
Cleveland, OH
christine@zustco.com
(440) 777-8373
http://www.zustco.com
https://twitter.com/ChristineZust
Facebook Business Page: Christine Zust
https://www.linkedin.com/in/christine-zust-6019373
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Organizational Skills & Time
Management
TITLE: Workspace Rescue: The Organized Office

DESCRIPTION:
Turn your office space into a productive oasis instead of a stressful, clutter-strewn mess. Youll learn
to reclaim your space and utilize your newly functional office. Most importantly, youll learn
strategies to keep your office functional and efficient. ~Rescue your desktop and workspace from
unnecessary clutter ~Organize your office play-by-play ~Ask our Five (5) Key Questions when
deciding what to keep ~Learn to apply the Take 2 Rule for immediate results Whether youre
working from home or in a corporate setting, its time to transform your office into a productive
partner.

BENEFITS:
This program is designed to: ~Help you find your things effortlessly ~Gain confidence in your work-
setting ~Learn practical solutions you can implement immediately ~Organize your office on a shoe-
string budget ~Learn efficiency tricks that last a lifetime Program can be tailored to meet the needs
of the audience in their given professions.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Lori Firsdon, owner of Forte Organizers, has been training people to better manage their personal
and professional lives since 2006. Her programs are practical, entertaining, content rich and
motivational. Lori is a Dayton News columnist and has been featured on national television shows
focused on organizing, including A&Es Hoarders.

CONTACT:
Lori Firsdon
Forte Organizers, LLC
Dayton, OH
Lori@ForteOrganizers.com
(937) 619-3181
www.ForteOrganizers.com
www.facebook.com/forteorganizers
www.linkedin.com/in/lorifirsdon
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Organizational Skills and Time
Management
TITLE: Time Refuses to be Managed, How to Manage Yourself
Instead
DESCRIPTION:
Not a lecture! This complete one-day class of self-examination will help your employees achieve
maximum productivity on the job while they learn about themselves in a fun, fast-paced,
interactive environment. Everyone needs a day to reflect and recharge - then come back to
perform at peak levels!

BENEFITS:
In this facilitated workshop, we will help your employees examine three key areas of self-
management that will allow your employees to supercharge their efforts for you.
1) How to Get More Organized Mentally
2) How to Get Your Environment More Organized
3) How to Get More Organized Through Other People (Boss, Co-workers, and Subordinates)

QUALIFICATIONS:
Let's look at the numbers:
Over 600 full-day seminars delivered
Over 4,000 time-tested hours on the platform
In 49 of the 50 United States (lone exception: Wyoming), from Halifax to Vancouver, and in
Puerto Rico
Over 150 satisfied clients (many with repeat engagements)

CONTACT:
Ted Janusz
Janus Presentations LLC
Hilliard, OH
ted@januspresentations.com
(614) 440-7487
www.januspresentations.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/tedjanusz
https://www.facebook.com/januspresentations 57
Organizational Skills & Time
Management
TITLE: Stepping Stone Series The Timelessness of Time
DESCRIPTION:
Is time your master? Free yourself now! Jim Great Elk and Kelly Talking Heron are Shawano Wisdom
Keepers, who believe everyone walks their own path on the Circle of Life. We teach you the secrets
of living outside the stress of time and how to walk into a world you control. Understand that time
is actually timeless, that the clock is a relatively recent invention. The Ancients managed the
activities critical to survival in harsh environments, and they did so without alarms and written
schedules. Learn their wisdom and apply it to your modern life.

BENEFITS:
Using the tradition of storytelling, we introduce to you the Stepping Stone of Time one of the four
basics of Life. We delve into its history, discovering what time actually is, who made it and why we
place false values on it. Through this process of discovery you learn how to reprocess your life and
rediscover a better way to live. Please join us throw away your watch and discover the ultimate
freedom from times imagined constrictions. Through the Powaka Experience learn to Eliminate
Fear, Master Time, Rediscover Happiness, Create Vision Walk in Balance.

QUALIFICATIONS:
We believe everyone walks their own path on the Circle of Life. Through the Powaka Experience, you
master the basic Stepping Stones of life, learning to Walk in Balance, discovering Your Destiny.
Together we humbly offer the priceless collections of Traditional Wisdom, Culture and Knowledge of
our tribes Our Ancestors.

CONTACT:
Kelly Talking Heron Pavlovic
Jim Great Elk Waters
The WeWn Institute
Cleveland, OH
thekeepers@wewan.org
(844) 434-4669
www.wewan.org
www.facebook.com/WeWanInst
www.linkedin.com/company/10109625
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Personal Development & Work/Life
Balance
TITLE: WHAT'S THE USE (S)

DESCRIPTION:
"What's the Use(s)" is an interactive presentation that debunks one of the most devastating lies in
the entire world, which, we all unfortunately end up believing for our entire lives, even though our
very lives dramatically disprove it every day. The lie? YOU HAVE A PURPOSE

BENEFITS:
After attending this interactive, experiential session, one will be able to immediately identify what
purposes, meanings, reasons, destinies their lives hold, right now, currently as well as in the near
future. It's a quick, rear-view mirror look to the 'how' looking back we see ahead. In a uplifting way,
one will take away a different perspective of themselves and hopefully a new and exciting mission
for how to live their lives, for the rest of their lives. . .and then some.

QUALIFICATIONS:
On a local, regional, national and international level, Chuck has been providing Keynotes and
conducting Leadership Training, Breakout Sessions, and serving as a Consultation/Coach since 1994
in the Health Care, Hospitality, Church and Service Agency settings. He firmly believes that a
presentation is not to be delivered or heard so much as experienced and eagerly awaits the next
opportunity to provide "An Experience" for the next individual or group.

CONTACT:
Chuck Behrens
The Caring Catalyst--Who Cares/What Matters
Bay Village, OH
chuck@thecaringcatalyst.com
(440) 289-3351
www.thecaringcatalyst.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckbehrens
http://twitter.com/chuckbehrens
Facebook Business Page: Chuck Behrens-The Caring Catalyst
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Personal Development & Work/Life
Balance
TITLE: The Work/Life Balance Myth - The Surprising Truth about
Achieving Balance and Beating Stress

DESCRIPTION:
When we say Work and life balance were making a rhetorical separation between two things that cant
be separated (work and life?). You dont have work on one side and life on the other, The challenge is
to develop strategies for living (including the work part) that fosters engagement and service while
promoting a healthy mental, emotional and physical equilibrium. This program challenges the work/life
balance concept and addresses the real issues that are often blamed on an absence of balance: a toxic
culture, negative customer experience interpersonal conflicts, employee disengagement, low morale and
burnout.

BENEFITS:
Some of those takeaways will include: A magic-ratio of positive to negative communications that is
supported by research to increase trust and strengthen relationships between leaders, workers and co-
workers. Balance hacks including word choices and physical actions to improve well-being and restore
personal balance, some in one minute or less. A single action that, practiced daily, will satisfy the
primary stated need of the majority of employees to result in increased productivity, decreased
disengagement (especially active disengagement), and a more balanced work experience regardless of
the level of demand. Intake recommendations and a process for increasing personal and team success.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Dave Caperton, The Joy Strategist, blends research with humor to show how living and working with
intentional joy drives success. He has presented for over 700 organizations on the ways that a culture of
joy unleashes creativity, strengthens health, engagement learning, and balance while disrupting stress.

CONTACT:
Dave Caperton
Dave Caperton - Speaking of joy
Columbus, OH
dave@davecaperton.com
(740) 569-3859
www.davecaperton.com
www.linkedin.com/in/davecaperton
https://twitter.com/speakofjoy 60
Personal Development & Work/Life
Balance
TITLE: Compass to Happiness
DESCRIPTION:
Do you crave to know how to make the "right" decision that will result in happiness? Are you tired of
vacillating back and forth between polarizing options when trying to make a decision? In this
insightful, entertaining, and transformative workshop, you will learn how to make decisions you
trust by increasing awareness and connection with your internal compass to happiness.

BENEFITS:
Discover a deepened awareness of your compass to happiness. Receive tools to help you: Connect
with your compass more than ever before Make decisions you trust Learn a simple method to
gain clarity in all circumstance Receive practical tools to create a structure of support to realize
happiness Leave encouraged that you have the tools to make significant decisions that lead to you
to your ultimate, authentic happiness.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Reverend Susanna Goulder, Life Purpose Coach, Spiritual Catalyst, has special expertise helping
people quiet the thinking mind to connect with wisdom within and live the life of authentic
happiness that awaits them. Susanna left her successful career in motion pictures and television to
live her life purpose helping others realize theirs.

CONTACT:
Reverend Susanna Goulder
Live Your GOODLIFE Coaching
Sagamore Hills, OH
Susanna@Live-Good-Life.com
(216) 255-9705
http://www.live-good-life.com/
https://www.facebook.com/susanna.g.bradford
LinkedIn Account: http://tinyurl.com/lqj7oc7
https://twitter.com/Live_Good_Life

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Personal Development & Work/Life
Balance
TITLE: i3 & the Secret Sauce
DESCRIPTION:
This RoxTalk offers a different and unique approach to understanding and developing genuine,
authentic leaders starting with ourselves. It begins with a personal story of leadership and then
guides the audience through a series of concepts and ideas that ask the question; what is
leadership? Through the audience interaction, we reach consensus on the answer and go through a
structured process to develop the leader in ourselves first.

Benefits:
The audience will leave with a new perspective on leadership and success and how to develop it at a
very deep level within themselves and within their organization and people. They will discover their
i to the power of 3. They will have the knowledge and a structured process and immediately
actionable steps to raise the bar in both their personal and professional lives.

Qualifications:
I have and continue to live it. I created the concept and process of i to the power of 3 and The
Secret Sauce from a combination all of my successes, failures and lessons learned throughout my
personal and profession journey over the past 30 years.

Contact:
Roxanne Kaufman Elliott
ProLaureate Ltd
Avon Lake, OH
rkaufman@prolaureate.com
216-544-7528
www.prolaureate.com

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TITLE: Chase One Rabbit: The Top 3 Strategies to Develop Your
Own Success Habits
DESCRIPTION:
Do you have big dreams and goals you'd like to accomplish, but year after year, nothing changes?
Are you stuck in a rut and have no idea how to get out? Don't let past failures, current
assumptions, and empty fears block your progress. What if your life could be transformed by
changing a your mindset? This program provides real world, practical advice for how you can start
getting small wins. For most people, it's not a lack of passion or desire that prevents them from
reaching their goals. It's a lack of focus. It's time to get focused this year.

BENEFITS:
Upon completion of this keynote presentation, participants will learn how to incorporate three
simple habits to: Harness the power of focus Utilize the 15 minute rule to increase personal
productivity Implement an incredibly simple and effective One Word goal-setting strategy
Recognize and eliminate the pitfalls to procrastination.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Prior to becoming a full-time educator, speaker, and consultant, Dr. Phil Kim was responsible for
managing the information security department for a $5B financial services institution. He has
been invited to present his research at both national and international conferences on various
topics including leadership, employee engagement, and organizational productivity.

CONTACT:
Philip Kim, Walsh University
North Canton, OH
pkim@walsh.edu
(330) 244-4690
www.write15minutes.com
https://twitter.com/Ideapath
https://www.linkedin.com/in/philip-kim-d-sc-cissp-cisa-b570a512
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TITLE: Stand Out From the Crowd: Personal Branding and
Reputation Management
DESCRIPTION:
Is your personal brand working for you ... or against you? You have a brand. It's your reputation,
your legacy. It's the value you bring to every meeting, each client encounter and every
presentation. The focus of this training is to educate and motivate individuals to project a
consistent professional image and presence in keeping with their company's objectives and
promotional strategies. Wikipedia states: "Personal branding links your passions, key personal
attributes and strengths with your value proposition, in a crystal clear message that
differentiates your unique promise of value from your peers and resonates with your audience.

BENEFITS:
Personal branding helps you identify your core values and discover the passion that makes you
unique. Learn how to market those unique qualities to an audience that must find you relevant
and compelling. What you will learn: define your personal vision/purpose Clearly define a plan
to project your brand Define your key brand attributes Define your elevator speech
Branding is the power tool of human persuasion, because it is based on emotions and
perception, it can induce trust and familiarity Learn how to align your outer image with your
goals in order to communicate with greater clarity and confidence.

QUALIFICATIONS:
With years of experience, Shelley Menduni provides clients with a competitive edge. Shelley's
dynamic and direct approach makes a difference. She shares practical information that
empowers people of all demographics to create their image with polish and style. Shelley brings
enthusiasm and high energy to her training.

CONTACT:
Shelley Menduni
Professional Imagery, LLC
Dublin, OH
shelley@professionalimagery.com
(614) 325-8550
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TITLE: How to Dump SALY and Find a New Creative Approach

DESCRIPTION:
Are you stuck in a rut of Same As Last Year and missing potential opportunities? Do you wish you
were more creative in your thinking so you can uncover opportunities? Are you saying to yourself I
am not creative. Well, you are incorrect. This course will demonstrate proven methods that you can
use to unlock your creativity. You will discover new ways to break through mental barriers, SALY
thinking, and roadblocks to improve performance, creative thinking, and innovation.

This is a lively, interactive and hands-on course that you can apply the techniques learned
immediately.

BENEFITS:
Describe the difference between creativity and innovation. Explain why evaluation is not part of
the brainstorming process. Demonstrate how to change your perception in the creativity process.
Apply the skills learned in Opposites, Funnel Approach, Mind Mapping and the Silent Approach to
jump start your creativity.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Authored the book "Improv Is No Joke: Using Improvisation to Create Positive Results in Leadership
and in Life.

CONTACT:
Peter Margaritis
The Accidental Accountant
Westerville, OH
peter@theaccidentalaccountant.com
(614) 668-2936
www.petermargaritis.com
https://www.twitter.com/pmargaritis
www.facebook.com/theaccidentalaccountant
www.linkedin.com/in/peter-margaritis-cpa-0132732
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TITLE: Embrace Balance - Stay Young, Have Fun and Get More
Done!
DESCRIPTION:
Why is it that some people manage to get more out each day? What's the secret to truly embracing
life? Learn what you can do now to create more health, happiness and fun each day. This interactive
participation will help you wake up, pay attention, feel stress melt away and empower you to take
action to do something today that your future self will thank you for. Perfect for health or wellness
events, women's programs and any team needing a major productivity gain.

BENEFITS:
Learn and apply 3 simple processes to let it go of stress, boost confidence and move into action
with greater clarity. Neutralize a personal fear or business-related worry (while keeping it private!)
Sample a routine to boost your confidence and well-being Participate in an exercise that
demonstrates how wellbeing can be amplified through group focus.

QUALIFICATIONS:
As a best-selling author, certified advanced practitioner of Emotional Freedom Techniques and a
successful business owner with decades of experience in stressful corporate and healthcare
environments, I have dozens of proven solutions that work beautifully in group settings.

CONTACT:
Betsy Bartter Muller
The Indigo Connection LLC
Strongsville, OH
betsy@createandconnectbrilliantly.com
(440) 238-4731
www.createandconnectbrilliantly.com
www.linkedin.com/betsymuller
www.twitter.com/bbmuller
https://www.facebook.com/CreateandConnectBrilliantly/
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TITLE: R.O.C.K. Your Work/Life!

DESCRIPTION:
Even though our work/life challenges are different, one thing we can all agree on is that an optimal
work/life blend is worth pursuing. Each workshop is customized to your audience. Great for women's
networks or corporate audiences with both men and women. Learn 4 steps to R.O.C.K. your work/life!

BENEFITS:
Work Life Pursuit workshops and Mastermind groups feel like a gathering place where participants
can catch their breath, share stories, laugh and come away with ideas and practical tools to gain
control of their lives.

QUALIFICATIONS:
She's lived it! Karen Murphy is the mother of four daughters; and reached a Vice President level at a
Fortune 500 company. She leverages her decades of experience in corporate America to provide
tangible real world solutions for managing the "whirl-wind" of your work-life.

CONTACT:
Karen Murphy
Work/Life Pursuit
Dublin, OH
ktmurphy@worklifepursuit.com
(614) 286-5356
www.WorkLifePursuit.com
https://www.facebook.com/WorkLifePursuit/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/ktmurphy
https://twitter.com/ktmurphycafe

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TITLE: Stepping Stone Series The Ancient Secret of Pure Joy
DESCRIPTION:
Life brings challenges.
Your approach is your choice. Through every frustration shines the light of control and decision to
remain calm and balanced. The Shawano Wisdom Keepers, Jim Great Elk and Kelly Talking Heron
believe everyone walks their own path on the Circle of Life. Learn the secret of True Joy. Globally, tribal
cultures place high value in laughter and joy... and teach not to take ourselves seriously. Our Ancients
managed survival in harsh environments, imbued in True Joy. Learn their wisdom and apply it to your
modern life. Give yourself permission to always live in joy and choose to be happy.

BENEFITS:
Using the tradition of storytelling, we introduce you to the Stepping Stone of True Joy one of the four
basics of Life. We delve into its history, discovering what Joy can mean to you, and how to restore this
Treasure in Your Life. Through discovery, you learn how to reprocess your life and create Your Plan to
Choose True Joy. Please join us rediscover True Joy and understand its healing freedom. Through the
Powaka Experience learn to Eliminate Fear, Master Time, Rediscover Joy, Create Vision Walk in
Balance.

QUALIFICATIONS:
We believe everyone walks their own path on the Circle of Life. Through the Powaka Experience, you
master the basic Stepping Stones of life, learning to Walk in Balance, discovering Your Destiny. Together
we humbly offer the priceless collections of Traditional Wisdom, Culture and Knowledge of our tribes
Our Ancestors.

CONTACT:
Kelly Talking Heron Pavlovic
Jim Great Elk Waters
Shawano Wisdom Keepers
The WeWn Institute
Cleveland, OH
thekeepers@wewan.org
(844) 434-4669
www.wewan.org
www.facebook.com/WeWanInst 68

www.linkedin.com/company/10109625
Personal Development & Work/Life
Balance
TITLE: Appreciation Strategies: How to Harness the Power of
Gratitude in Business and in Life
DESCRIPTION:
During this entertaining, interactive and FUN keynote presentation, Lisa Ryan, S.H.O.W.s you the
immense power of gratitude in four areas. Youll discover how gratitude changes your SELF -
your perspective and outlook on life. Youll come to know and experience the physical HEALTH
benefits from gratefulness. Youll discover how gratitude improves relationships with OTHERS in
all areas of your life, and finally, youll find out the influence of gratitude on WEALTH, both
personally and in the workplace. Participants leave this session inspired, energized and ready to
put into action simple strategies that will positively and profoundly affect their lives.

BENEFITS:
This session helps attendees both personally and professionally. You will learn to: Practice how
to complete the cycle of appreciation through your language Explore the science behind
appreciation and how it changes your outlook Experience several mindfulness practices that
reduce stress Implement gratitude strategies (Grategies) to strengthen your relationships
Discuss ways to uncover the good, no matter what is happening in your life.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Chief Appreciation Strategist, Lisa Ryan helps organizations keep their top talent from becoming
someone elses. She is the author of eight books and co-stars in two films. Audiences rave about
her energy, passion, and the fun they have while learning to harness the power of gratitude.

CONTACT:
Lisa Ryan
Grategy
Cleveland, OH
lisa@grategy.com
(216) 225-8027
http://www.grategy.com
https://www.facebook.com/LisaRyan14
http://www.linkedin.com/in/asklisaryan/
https://www.twitter.com/grategy 69
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TITLE: Emotional First Aid: What You can do to Create Emotionally
Healthier Employees

DESCRIPTION:
Were all being asked to do more with less. Stress levels are at an all-time high resulting in lowered
productivity at work and home. Learn easy to use techniques to stop being overwhelmed so you can
be calm, centered and ready to handle whatever life throws at you.

BENEFITS:
Participants will:
Understand why Work/Life Balance is so important for productivity, enhanced relationships
and health
Learn and practice 4 calming techniques for an immediate sense of balance and control

QUALIFICATIONS:
Lisa Stromeier is a Psychotherapist and Critical Incident Stress Management Debriefer (CISM) who
has over 28 years of experience helping people navigate through a crisis (whether it is at work or in
their personal lives). Shes compiled a list of 13 characteristics resilient people use to remain
productive and keep moving forward even when it seems like the odds are stacked against them.
Along with the power of Resiliency, Lisa believes the more we talk about Depression (a very
common chemical imbalance) the easier it is to break the stigma and get treatment before a crisis
occurs. Using humor and stories from both sides of the couch she entertains and educates
audiences on how they, too, can learn to master disaster and grow through a distressing experience.

CONTACT:
Lisa Stromeier LISW
Chief Choice Innovator
Creating Choices for Health
Columbus, OH
info@LisaStromeier.com
(614) 286-8905 70
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TITLE: It's All About Balance


DESCRIPTION:
In this interactive session, you learn how to recognize when you are out of balance,
perceptions that cause you to get off balance, and strategies to get back to balance.

BENEFITS:
You learn to recognize what it means to be off balance and how to change your
thinking to return to a state of balance. You identify your internal conversation that
moves you out of center to change the self-talk and move back to a center. You obtain
tools to create a different mindset and return to your core, so you can function
effectively with more energy and vitality.

QUALIFICATIONS:
In my training with the Demartini Institute, I obtained the tools to help others
recognize their lopsided perceptions that take them off center and to implement the
strategies that can keep them centered. Balance is about perception.

CONTACT:
Lillian Zarzar
The Zarzar Group
Columbus, OH
lillianzarzar@gmail.com
(614) 486-5523
www.zarzargroup.com
http://twitter.com/lillianzarzar

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TITLE: Good Is Plenty! How to Get More Out of Life with Less
Stuff and Less Stress
DESCRIPTION:
The collective conscience is overflowing with have more, be more. Yet the simplicity of
goodness is all around. People are so busy multi-tasking, they dont notice or appreciate what
they already have. This program opens up thinking and replaces the have more mentality with
the thrive with less lifestyle. It applies to every corner of life. This program engages audience
members with thought-provoking questions, startling statistics and real-life examples.

BENEFITS:
Attendees will walk away with easy to use techniques they can begin using that day that allow
them to embrace a simple approach to living. They will review areas that need greater balance,
examine their support system and use Christine Zusts Positive Attitude Quest template to
modify behavior and take action.

QUALIFICATIONS:
As a self-proclaimed low maintenance woman, author Christine Zust enjoys the simple things in
life. She believes that more people are craving a simpler lifestyle yet arent taking action. Her
engaging, lighthearted style gets an important message across to audiences of all ages: Good is
plenty!

CONTACT:
Christine Zust, Zust & Company
Cleveland, OH
christine@zustco.com
(440) 777-8373
http://www.zustco.com
Facebook Business Page: Christine Zust
https://twitter.com/ChristineZust
https://www.linkedin.com/in/christine-zust-6019373
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Sales
TITLE: Eight Great Traits of Superstar Salespeople

DESCRIPTION:
The eight traits are not always the same....they include critical sales skills, but is coordinated with
the client determining the pieces of the puzzle they truly want .....always included are the
importance of asking questions, follow-up, creativity, and organization.

BENEFITS:
Since Mike's background was an award winning salesman, he shares input that helped him succeed
and has helped thousands of other top notch salespeople succeed. They will be reminded of basic
specifics, yet with real life examples and stories that the audience would not know and they will
hear some creative concepts they can apply in all sales situations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Mike worked his way up from a fledgling salesman to VP of Sales for an international sale
company.....he did this within fours years and by the age of 26. He has been in sales his entire adult
life....having made over 10,000 in-person sales presentations and in recent years over 10,000
telephone sales calls.

CONTACT:
Mike Frank, CSP, CPAE
Speakers Unlimited
Cary, NC
Prospeak@aol.com
(919) 466-7676
www.MikeFrank.com
www.SpeakersUnlimited.com

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TITLE: Accelerating Your Business ... One Relationship at a Time
DESCRIPTION:
Jeff Nischwitz shares his thoughts, ideas, and tactics on a relationship-based approach to building
your business. Relationship building is not just an important skill ... it's essential for anyone seeking
to enhance their success and grow their business. Relationships are the secret sauce for revenue
growth, and Jeffs insights will help the audience shift from transacting to relating and from
surviving to thriving. We all know that relationships are the heart of sales success, but are you
walking the talk? Learn how to accelerate your growth through the magic of relationships.

BENEFITS:
Discover Jeff Nischwitzs secrets to the magic of relationships and the tactics for building them,
allowing relationships to accelerate revenue, enhance execution and transform your business.
Attendees will leave the session with all of the following sales success tools: 1. Awareness of the
relationship building fallacies that are holding you back; 2. Impactful relationship building
foundations including earning the right; 3. Communication essentials for meaningful relationships;
4. Relationship building questions; and 5. The power of stories and storytelling in enhancing your
sales success.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Jeff Nischwitz has discovered the secret formula for life - the magic of relationships - and hes
leading a Relationship Revolution with strategies for building authentic relationships that will grow
your business. Jeff's audiences experience the power of relationships (and tactics to build them) as
a means to accelerate revenue.

CONTACT:
Jeff Nischwitz
The Nischwitz Group
Cleveland, OH
jeff@nischwitzgroup.com
(216) 956-6587
www.nischwitzgroup.com
https://twitter.com/jeffnischwitz
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffnischwitz

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Sales
TITLE: Selling Disability Income Insurance with Conviction
DESCRIPTION:
This is an explosive, hard-hitting, emotionally penetrating presentation that explains the value of
disability income insurance. Rosemarie Rossetti, Ph.D. was paralyzed from the waist down while
riding her bicycle when a 3.5-ton tree crushed her. More than a motivational story about her
comeback, this powerful presentation equips insurance professionals with valuable tools and
practical sales advice to close more disability insurance business. In her dramatic presentation,
she shares how her life was buoyed by disability income insurance. Her unique point of view and
keen insight demonstrates the reality of a disability and the benefits of disability income
insurance.

BENEFITS:
Insurance professionals will be motivated and better equipped to sell more disability income
insurance with conviction. Audiences will recognize that personal crisis can come at any time
and impact the financial stability of a family. Participants will come away with specific sales
strategies, tools and information they can immediately apply.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Rosemarie Rossetti, Ph.D. had a spinal cord injury in 1998 and had disability income insurance in
place that has been a big component of her financial security. She knows first-hand the cost of
having a disability and has been speaking nationally about the value of disability income
insurance to insurance professionals.

CONTACT:
Rosemarie Rossetti, Ph.D.
Rossetti Enterprises Inc.
Columbus, OH
Rosemarie@RosemarieSpeaks.com
(614) 471-6100
www.RosemarieSpeaks.com
http://facebook.com/rosemarie.rossetti
http://linkedin.com/in/inspirationalspeaker
https://twitter.com/RosemarieSpeaks

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Social Media Marketing
TITLE: Social Media for Baby Boomers - Developing Social Media
for Bottom-Line Results - Not Geeks!
DESCRIPTION:
Sure, you could hire someone who has pierced body parts and tattoos for those parts that aren't
pierced to try to demystify the phenomenally expanding use of Social Media for your audience.
Successful business people need a speaker who is not a technology geek to be able to explain it to
them - in terms they can understand.

BENEFITS:
Have an experienced Baby Boomer explain why and how to use Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and
other Social Media to your Baby Boomers - in ways your audience can relate to. These successful
business people are fascinated not by the inside jargon and technology (like many Social Media
speakers are) but rather by how they can use this growing trend to benefit themselves and their
businesses. Once they understand, they want to know how they can use these tools to promote
themselves and their businesses, sometimes on a shoestring budget.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Ted has facilitated over 600 full-day seminars, in 49 of the 50 United States. Ted delivers his Social
Media workshops in Minneapolis, Chicago, Denver, Phoenix, Las Vegas, New Orleans and other
cities across the country. Attendees of these workshops range from representatives of
government agencies who have limited budgets to reach their clientele to casino employees
looking for new ways to reach high-stakes players.

CONTACT:
Ted Janusz
Janus Presentations LLC
Hilliard, OH
ted@januspresentations.com
(614) 440-7487
www.januspresentations.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/tedjanusz
https://www.facebook.com/januspresentations

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Speaking Skills
TITLE: The Secrets to Powerful Presentations
DESCRIPTION:
The days of the talking head are over! Todays audiences are more sophisticated, more educated and
more impatient--they want to be entertained as well as be informed. Whether you are speaking to
two people or two thousand, sell ideas or deliver information to others, good communication skills
are critical. This interactive program is designed to start you on your way to becoming more
organized, confident, dynamic, and entertaining presenter. Learn the secrets to powerful
presentations from a Professional with over 30 years experience speaking to groups!

BENEFITS:
This interactive seminar is for anyone who must present to a group, run meetings, and/or sell ideas to
others. It's designed to start you on your way to becoming a more organized, confident, dynamic, and
engaging presenter. Topics include: Presentations Skills Inventory (Self-evaluation) The 8 Most
Common Speaking Mistakes to Avoid A System to Increase Your Confidence Tips for Analyzing
Your Audience How to Plan What to Say in Less Time 9 Dynamic Ways to Open and Close Your
Presentation 10 Techniques to Engage/Build Rapport with Your Audience Pointers for Handling
Questions and Answers Using Audio-Visuals, Handouts, and Group Interaction

QUALIFICATIONS:
Learn from a pro who speaks/presents for a living. Patrick has been speaking professionally since
1986. He received his Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speakers
Association (NSA). Less than 8% of NSAs worldwide members have earned this prestigious
designation. He also received a Masters Certified Coach (MCC) designation from the International
Coach Federation, their highest coaching designation.

CONTACT:
Patrick Donadio
Communication Coach & Speaker
Columbus, OH
Patrick@PatrickDonadio.com
(614) 488-9164
www.PatrickDonadio.com
http://www.linkedin.com/in/patrickdonadio
https://twitter.com/PDonadio
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Speaking Skills
TITLE: Supercharge Your Speaking Skills
DESCRIPTION:
Would you like to Supercharge Your Speaking Success? Do you love speaking? Love being in front of
an audienceand want to do what you love while earning a healthy income? Would you like to be
mentored by a Six-Figure Speaker, get access to Insiders Secrets and TRANSFORM from a speaker
who isnt being paid what youre worth to a SUCCESS STORY?

BENEFITS:
Position yourself as an expert with tips and tricks that will launch you to expert status faster than
you ever thought possible. You will excel on the platform using the tricks of the trade that will help
you deliver that ONE knockout performance that will keep you booked for years. Get speaking
opportunities with the nuts and bolts of how speaking engagements work from fee negotiation to
writing press releases that sell. Market your speaking business using simple secrets to get the word
out in a way that fits your personality. Monetize your speech with product development, back-of-
the-room sales and much, much more. DeLores can help you double, triple or even quadruple your
speaking income.

QUALIFICATIONS:
As a professional speaker for nearly 20 years, DeLores has spoken on the platform
with many celebrities and giants in the speaking industry such as Zig Ziglar, Les Brown,
Former Supreme Court Judge Sandra Day O Connor, and Actor Samuel Jackson and
has even appeared on OPRAH. She has invested in programs, training, and coaches
that have taught her the business and mechanics of being an excellent speaker.

CONTACT:
DeLores Pressley
DeLores Pressley Worldwide
Canton, OH
dp@delorespressley.com
(330) 649-9809
www.delorespressley.com
www.facebook.com/delorespressleyfanpage
www.twitter.com/delorespressley.com

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TITLE: How To Add S.P.I.C.E. to Your Speaking
DESCRIPTION:
Would you like to keep your audience spellbound every time you make a presentation? You
can! No matter what type of presentations you make, you can make them better. In this
session, you will learn the Five Non-Negotiable-Must-Have-But-Often-Omitted-Game-Changing-
And-Astoundingly-Simple ingredients that every presentation must have. When you add the
five S.P.I.C.E. elements, you will add the extra flavor to your message that will cause your
audience to take action to make their lives better. You can be on the road to becoming a master
communicator because your speeches will transform people, giving them an experience that
they will remember and ideas they will use.

BENEFITS:
Boring presentations are forgettable and dull. Memorable ones are powerful and enduring. By
delivering memorable presentations, you will influence your audience, and you will be regarded
as a dynamic presenter. With S.P.I.C.E, you can easily construct and deliver smooth and
persuasive talks filled with ideas to help people make concrete changes in their worlds.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Maureen Zappala is an award-winning speaker, author, and presentation coach. In 2009, she
was in the top 10 of 30,000 contestants in the World Champion of Public Speaking contest. She
authored Great Speakers are Not Born. Theyre Built, and created the CD program Power
Talk: Power Techniques to Power Your Talks.

CONTACT:
Maureen Zappala
High Altitude Strategies
Medina, OH
maureen@maureenz.com
(330) 441-0722
www.maureenz.com
https://www.facebook.com/maureen.zappala
https://www.linkedin.com/in/maureen-zappala-baa83235
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Speaking Skills
TITLE: The Power of Words
DESCRIPTION:
This interactive session enables you to examine your internal thoughts, what you say
to yourself and what words move you. All words have a vibration and the direction
those words take you have an impact on your behavior. Your words demonstrate your
values and your behavior demonstrates your life.

BENEFITS:
You have the opportunity to evaluate how you come across to others by the words and
tone you use in conversation. Your self-awareness contributes to the direction your life
moves. You become more cognizant of the impact words have on your life and others.

QUALIFICATIONS:
I hold a Masters degree in Speech Communication and have a position as an adjunct
professor in Communication Studies at Ohio University regional campuses.
Furthermore, my training with the Demartini Institute enables me to address these
issues from an energetic metaphysical perspective.

CONTACT:
Lillian Zarzar
The Zarzar Group
Columbus, OH
lillianzarzar@gmail.com
(614) 486-5523
www.zarzargroup.com
http://twitter.com/lillianzarzar

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Staff Development & Team Building
TITLE: Zebras & Ostriches: 5 Simple Rules to Engage and Retain
Your Best People
DESCRIPTION:
The key difference between a successful organization and one that doesnt last is the level of
enthusiastic, energized, and excited employees. That is, how well your company performs is directly
linked to the level of engagement your employees feel when they go to work. Research continues to
point out that employees who are engaged significantly outperform work groups that are not
engaged. Regardless of your specific industry or the size of your team - we all have the need to feel
like our work matters and our organization cares.

BENEFITS:
Upon completion of this training, participants will discover: >The 5 Keys to Employee Engagement
and how to implement them > Providing constructive feedback that gets results > The linkage
between engaged employees and satisfied customers > Building trust between you and your
employees

QUALIFICATIONS:
Prior to becoming a full-time educator, speaker, and consultant, Dr. Phil Kim was responsible for
managing the information security department for a $5B financial services institution. He has been
invited to present his research at both national and international conferences on various topics
including leadership, employee engagement, and organizational productivity.

CONTACT:
Philip Kim
Walsh University
North Canton, OH
pkim@walsh.edu
(330) 244-4690
www.write15minutes.com
https://twitter.com/Ideapath
https://www.linkedin.com/in/philip-kim-d-sc-cissp-cisa-b570a512
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TITLE: Building Stronger Teams by Using Improvisation

DESCRIPTION:
The skills needed in effective improvisation are the same skills that are used in building successful
teams. Improvisation is based on the principles of trust, respect, support, adaptation, listening, and
communication.
Through trust and teamwork, businesses can achieve remarkable results. The question many
managers and owners are challenged with today is how to develop and foster a team environment
that leads to organizational productivity and profitability. Building Stronger Teams by Using
Improvisation, a high-energy and interactive workshop that will help your team learn how humor
and improvisation can lead to success and ultimately a more productive and profitable business.

BENEFITS:
Describe the core principles of improvisational comedy and how they create a successful team
Demonstrate these core principles through when developing a team Demonstrate how these
principles, plus the concept of Yes, And will create an effective team which will improve customer
service, creativity, and retention.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Authored the book "Improv Is No Joke: Using Improvisation to Create Positive Results in Leadership
and in Life."

CONTACT:
Peter Margaritis
The Accidental Accountant
Westerville, OH
peter@theaccidentalaccountant.com
(614) 668-2936
www.petermargaritis.com
https://twitter.com/pmargaritis
www.facebook.com/theaccidentalaccountant
www.linkedin.com/in/peter-margaritis-cpa-0132732
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Staff Development & Team Building
TITLE: Be an Undercover Boss Re-charge, Re-fuel, Re-connect with
your employees and your customers
DESCRIPTION:
If you were to become a frontline employee for a while in your business what do you think you
might find that could be changed or improved? What could you do with that information to create
happier employees and improved culture? It takes a special leader to be willing to take risks to
discover what will make each employees job a little easier.

BENEFITS:
In this session, your audience will learn: Learn why employees quit leaders not companies.
Take a business quiz that can uncover the ten critical areas that employees say could turn them
into your superheroes. Four reasons why company leaders need to be influencers first, and the
one most managers overlook.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Anne has worked with all sizes of businesses years and their teams over 32 years. She has also done
focus groups with her clients to drill down to what makes or breaks a good work environment. You
don't have to put on a "costume" to find out what motivates your employees or creates a workplace
culture that makes them want to stay!

CONTACT:
Anne Obarski
Merchandise Concepts
Dublin, OH
anne@merchandiseconcepts.com
(614) 389-3248
http://www.merchandiseconcepts.com
Facebook Business Page: anne.obarski
https://www.linkedin.com/in/anneobarski
https://twitter.com/anneobarski

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Staff Development & Team Building
TITLE: Take Your THANKS to the Bank
DESCRIPTION:
Did you know that approximately 71% of employees feel unsupported, detached, or disengaged?
When employees feel connected, they take better care of their clients, who in turn bring in more
business. Its a truly virtuous cycle. Although most organizations understand the importance of
having an engaged workforce and have developed initiatives to address this, few management
teams know how to create a culture aligned with the needs of their team. Learn how to turn soft
skills into positive results. This fun program uses real-world examples and best practices to show
strategies that positively impact your bottom line.

BENEFITS:
In this entertaining, engaging and fun session, attendees will learn from Lisa Ryan as well as from
each other. Participants will: Discover low cost/no cost, creative ways to engage, encourage and
keep their employees Learn the differences between how engaged and disengaged team
members affect the bottom-line Understand the role that work/life balance plays in
engagement strategies Examine current research, studies and articles on employee engagement
and why it matters Attendees will leave with ideas they can personalize for their organization
and put into place immediately - without straining the bottom line.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Acclaimed author and speaker Lisa Ryan delivers life- and career-changing strategies and
inspiration to her audiences. She is the best-selling author of eight books including The Upside of
Down Times: Discovering the Power of Gratitude, and a featured expert in two films. An energetic
and dynamic presenter, Lisa engages her audience with humor, high content, and audience
interaction.

CONTACT:
Lisa Ryan
Grategy
Cleveland, OH
lisa@grategy.com
(216) 225-8027
http://www.grategy.com
https://www.facebook.com/LisaRyan14
http://www.linkedin.com/in/asklisaryan/
https://www.twitter.com/grategy 84
Sustainability
TITLE: The Truth About Energy and the Environment

DESCRIPTION:
Gasoline prices are below $2 per gallon. Why? Will they stay there? We here all this stuff about
fracking. What is the truth. Energy is critical to our economy and our national security. What about
fossil fuels and climate change? This presentation explores the truth about energy in a way that the
average American can understand it. Affordable dependable domestic energy is critical to our
children's and grandchildren's future. Learn the facts.

BENEFITS:
People hear a lot of things about energy in the media and from politicians. We need to be able to make
informed decisions based on truth and sound engineering and science. As voters we need to know if
our candidates and elected officials are making good decisions.

QUALIFICATIONS:
I have been in the energy industry for over 40 years and am an environmentalist. I am a father and a
grandfather. who is concerned about my children's and grandchildren's future. They need affordable
dependable domestic energy and a clean environment. I am a professional engineer with a MS in
Environmental Engineering, author of four books and numerous articles and technical papers. I have
been a guest on over 100 radio programs from Boston to California in the last year. My goal is to be
entertaining and informative.

CONTACT:
Greg Kozera
Learned Leadership LLC
Elkview,WV
gkozera@aol.com
(304) 545-7259
www.gregkozera.com
Facebook page: Learned Leadership
https://twitter.com/GregKozera
https://www.linkedin.com/in/greg-kozera-8a794614
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Sustainability
TITLE: Designing and Building Sustainable Homes That Make Life
Easier
DESCRIPTION:
This program is an overview of residential universal design and green building practices. Home
features and building concepts will focus on enhancing living environments while providing for
independence, accessibility, safety, comfort and convenience. From the basics to practical insider
tips, participants will learn what it takes to develop a timeless and high performance, energy
efficient home. Rosemarie Rossetti, Ph.D. will share her personal experiences from the perspective
of a person who uses a wheelchair. She will transfer her knowledge of space planning and
accessibility, which she used when she designed her national demonstration home, the Universal
Design Living Laboratory.

BENEFITS:
The audience will be able to incorporate universal design and green building features into their
projects. They will recognize universal design features in the kitchen, bath, wardrobe and entrance
that provide for accessibility, independence, safety, and comfort. They will identify problems in
existing homes that limit accessibility and provide solutions to improve accessibility. They will list
the benefits of universal design and green building features. Professionals in the design and
building industry will be able to bring up the subject and conduct conversations about utilizing
universal design and green building to future clients who are building or remodeling their homes.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Rossetti and her husband built the national demonstration home in Columbus, Ohio, the Universal
Design Living Laboratory. It is the highest rated universal design home in North America earning
three national certifications. It received a Silver LEED for Homes certification and a Gold rating from
the National Green Building Standards.

CONTACT:
Rosemarie Rossetti, Ph.D.
Rossetti Enterprises Inc.
Columbus, OH
Rosemarie@RosemarieSpeaks.com
(614) 471-6100
www.UDLL.com
https://twitter.com/udll
http://www.linkedin.com/in/inspirationalspeaker 86

http://www.facebook.com/universaldesignlivinglaboratory
Women's Issues
TITLE: For Women Only: Discover the Best You: Building Blocks to
Create Your Identity
DESCRIPTION:
"A girl should be two things: who and what she wants. - Coco Channel

In today's market, emerging women leaders often talk about creating a leadership identity. What is
it? How do I create it? What does it mean to my leadership path and career? Being memorable
means the difference between getting a promotion, getting a new client or closing a deal. One of
the fastest ways to brand yourself is by creating a signature presence, so you are sending the right
message.

BENEFITS:
What you will learn: unconscious mistakes women make that sabotage their careers Basic
building blocks to create your unique identity Powerful body language for confident women.
Speak up - strategies to make your voice heard Wardrobe mistakes by women Silence your
inner critic to boost your self-esteem and discover a simple plan to become the best version of you.

QUALIFICATIONS:
With years of experience, Shelley Menduni provides clients with a competitive edge. Shelley shares
practical information that empowers people of all demographics to create their image with polish
and style. She brings enthusiasm, high energy and "in the trenches" sales experience to her
training.

CONTACT:
Shelley Menduni
Professional Imagery, LLC
Dublin, OH
shelley@professionalimagery.com
(614) 325-8550
www.professionalimagery.com

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Womens Issues
Title: Professional Polish for Women

DESCRIPTION:
Professional Polish for Women is an identity makeover program that improves
confidence, reduces anxiety, and gives you permission to allow your inner beauty to
shine. Polish is a program designed for all women who want to recharge and refine
themselves resulting in an improved attitude and self-image. Polish focuses on 6
essential areas: Personality, Opportunity, Leadership, Image, Self-Confidence, and
Health. Polish will help you cleanse your emotional impurities, strengthen your
positive attitude, and allow you to shine with personal acceptance and self-
confidence.

BENEFITS:
Ladies, are there times when you wish you had more self-confidence and felt more
comfortable in your own skin? Are there days when you feel physically and mentally
out-of-sorts, and need help putting yourself together? Would you like to have a more
positive attitude and help others along the way? Then it is time to polish yourself! You
will learn: Your unique personality style How to identify and act on opportunities
How everyone can be a leader How to put your personal look together Etiquette
essentials when networking and dining Health and humor tips to improve your
attitude

QUALIFICATIONS:
TAMELA G. MOORE, MBA, is a professional speaker and certified trainer in the areas of
leadership, communication and personality analysis. With over 20 years of experience
in human relations, she conducts professional development programs designed to
help participants improve their leadership and communication skills.

CONTACT:
Tamela G. Moore, MBA
Accomplish Moore Enterprises, LLC,
Otway, OH
tamela@tamelamoore.com
(740) 372-1711
www.TamelaMoore.com
www.facebook.com/accomplishmoore
www.linkedin.com/in/tamelamoore
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Womens Issues
TITLE: Do You Know Who You Are? Discovering the Real You!!
DESCRIPTION:
You are uniquely created to do something special in this life. Knowing the very essence of your
creation and make-up will allow you to tap into your personal reserves and bring forth something
truly special that only you have the ability to offer to this world. There is no one else built like you or
fashioned to do what you were created to do. And thats why your particular life must be discovered.
The real value of why you exist must be uncovered and given a chance to live. You will no longer cheat
yourself of lifes opportunities, but fully maximize the fruitfulness that your specific life, gifts, and
talents can open up for you and only you. No one can do what you do quite like you do it. To best
illustrate this, consider your fingertips. Even though each finger on your hand belongs to you, each
fingerprint is still unique. Thats what knowing who you are looks like. Theres no other fingerprint
thats an exact duplicate to another one anywhere in the world.

BENEFITS:
You will gain the following insight: You will learn how to create happiness and fulfillment through
knowledge of self. It will help you to become more confident and courageous to take inspired actions.
You will learn how to obtain real freedom to step into the life you were created to live. This program
shows you how to tap into those unfulfilled dreams by discovering who you are.

QUALIFICATIONS:
DeLores Pressley is an international Keynote Motivational Speaker, Author and Life Coach. She is the
Chief Launchologist of DeLores Pressley Worldwide and Founder of the Global Up Woman
Network, a movement to empower and elevate women in business. DeLores is the author of Clean
Out the Closets of Your Life, Believe in the Power of You, Empower and Co-Author of Oh Yes You Can!
She is a contributing writer for Smart Business Magazine. Her story has been touted in Speaker,
Glamour, Washington Post, Black Enterprise, Inside Business, Essence, Ebony and Marie Claire
magazines. She has appeared on the Bravo TV Network Show; Married to Medicine and has been
interviewed on every major network including Entertainment Tonight and OPRAH.

CONTACT:
DeLores Pressley
DeLores Pressley Worldwide
Canton, OH
dp@delorespressley.com
(330) 649-9809
www.delorespressley.com
www.facebook.com/delorespressleyfanpage
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www.twitter.com/delorespressley.com
Women's Issues
TITLE: Over-Achiever, Under-Believer: How to Match Your
Confidence to Your Competence

DESCRIPTION:
Smart and successful people often suffer from a lack of confidence, despite their accomplishments
and accolades. It's a cognitive distortion known as "Impostor Syndrome" that makes brilliant and
creative people feel like they are faking their way through their career, even though they are well
respected by their peers. Overcoming this malady is possible! And it will lead to more personal
growth, freedom from the pressure to perform, and the pleasure of truly relishing in and enjoying
your accomplishments.

BENEFITS:
Audience members will learn four practical, actionable steps to deal with Impostor Syndrome. While
this malady may not entirely go away, the volume of it can be dramatically reduced. Sufferers will
learn the symptoms of the Impostor Syndrome, and what to do when they appear. The audience will
also learn a three point logical approach to re-language what they say to themselves and others.
Finally, they will discover a simple way to objectively celebrate their accomplishments. Listeners will
be well on their way to matching their confidence with their competence.

QUALIFICATIONS:
As a jet engine researcher at NASA for almost 14 years, Maureen Zappala lived with the voice of the
impostor every day, despite rising to become the manager of a propulsion research facility. Her
unique and powerful strategies to overcome it have resonated with many people in many creative
and technical fields.

CONTACT:
Maureen Zappala
High Altitude Strategies
Medina, OH
maureen@maureenz.com
(330) 441-0722
www.maureenz.com
https://www.facebook.com/maureen.zappala
https://www.linkedin.com/in/maureen-zappala-baa83235
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