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Joel David Bond, Fostering Empathy Across Borders

Joel David Bond, Fostering Empathy Across Borders

A born explorer, Joel David Bond has spent over two decades living and working around the world, from farm work in Italian vineyards to jet-setting as a London-based flight attendant. He is dedicated to helping people navigate their cultural world with mindful intention, fostering empathy and understanding across borders. With a profound belief in the power of travel to create a more empathic world, Joel brings a unique perspective to every journey, drawing from over 20 years of overseas living and cross-cultural experiences. He holds a Master’s in Education from the University of Nottingham, UK. His recent book, “As Large as Your Spirit: A Reverse Refugee Memoir,” was a finalist in the Best Indie Book Awards 2023. For more information, visit joeldavidbond.com.

Michelle Merritt, Expertly Placing Senior-Level Job Seekers

Michelle Merritt, Expertly Placing Senior-Level Job Seekers

Drawing on her 20-year corporate career as a Fortune 500 recruiter and corporate culture executive, Michelle provides a wealth of experience for her clients. Today, she guides executive leaders through the end-to-end job search process, from resume writing to negotiating offers. As a sought-after speaker and trainer, Michelle is a trusted source for leading-edge trends affecting senior-level job seekers and board candidates. For more information, visit https://www.dscareermanagement.com.

Ingo Schulmeyer, Coaching You Into a Life of Freedom and Adventure

Ingo Schulmeyer, Coaching You Into a Life of Freedom and Adventure

A few years ago, Ingo had a life that most people would consider successful. with a well-paying job and a Leadership position in the Semiconductor industry, money, house and was travelling the world. But it didn’t completely fulfill Ingo. Two years ago, his wife, two kids and two dogs decided to sell everything, quit their jobs and we went on an adventures, which led to travelling through Mexico and finding his new home there. Today he runs a successful business as a coach, finding business professionals find their fulfillment. He lives his dreams, celebrates financial freedom and follows through on the possibility to do what he wants. For more information, visit https://thesmallreset.org/.

James Taylor, AI Marketing Automation Expert

James Taylor, AI Marketing Automation Expert

James Taylor is a marketing specialist who’s addicted to finding out how successful businesses work and how their marketing strategies grow their businesses. He is always looking up new ways to generate leads and reading and absorbing articles on the latest strategies and software and he generously shares these insights on his website, powleads.com. He figures the more he learns, the more up to date his strategies are and therefore the better job he can do for his clients. People describe James as as approachable, social, and out of the box thinking. James responds with says “How kind of them!”
For more information, visit powleads.com.

Shannon Houchin, Financial Freedom with a Network of Peach Fruit Stands

Shannon Houchin, Financial Freedom with a Network of Peach Fruit Stands

Shannon Houchin from Roadside Republic turned her life around with a simple roadside peach stand, and now she teaches people to do the same. She helped her community and felt proud—all with fresh, local produce. Shannon works with students and families so they can pay for college by selling peaches. Today, she has 100 roadside peach stands with over 200 workers across 3 states and her son, Finn, who grew up selling peaches, is her business partner. Together they teach students how to earn college tuition over the summer by selling peaches. For more information, visit roadsiderepublic.com.

Ben Brown, Sales Coach Who Can Sell Anything

Ben Brown, Sales Coach Who Can Sell Anything

Benjamin Brown is a sales expert, author, and father of two young children. He has worked in all roles of sales for over 23 years, from stock brokerage style cold calling to car salesman, gym memberships, and medical devices- and can sell anything. From his experiences, he built the Rapid Success Sales Process, a tested and proven process to increase revenue and become more successful. For more information, visit meetwithbenjamin.com.

Robert Brill, Advertising and Digital Advertising Expert

Robert Brill, Advertising and Digital Advertising Expert

Robert Brill has worked in advertising for 20 years, since 2003, and is the CEO of Brill Media, a digital advertising agency for scalable business growth. He is passionate about cultivating brands and propelling businesses forward. He loves creative testing and business insights for growing businesses large and small. The company has been honored 10 times across Inc 5000 and Financial Times 500. . For more information, visit https://brillmedia.co.

Patti Handy, Empowering Women for Financial Success

Patti Handy, Empowering Women for Financial Success

After spending a combined 20 years as a Financial Advisor and Mortgage Advisor, and having countless conversations with women, Patti decided to pursue her dream of Financial Coaching for women, mainly because she’s a teacher at heart and she loves to educate and empower women with money smarts. Understanding that money can be an overwhelming topic for many, she’s audaciously passionate about creating financial confidence when it comes to women’s well-being. This has been the catalyst to follow her passion of empowering and educating women in their financial journey. Patti is a am a Certified Executive Coach, Certified Life Coach, hold a Real Estate Brokers license and has written and published four books. For more information, visit www.pattihandy.com.

Bruno Cignacco, Promoting Compassionate and Profitable Businesses

Bruno Cignacco, Promoting Compassionate and Profitable Businesses

Dr. Bruno Roque Cignacco (PhD) is an international business consultant, international speaker and business coach. For over 20 years, he has advised and trained hundreds of companies on international trade activities and international marketing. He is a university lecturer. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA – UK). He is also the author of business and personal development books published in different languages. His new book is titled ““The art of Compassionate Business.” For more information, visit https://brunocignacco.com.

Kevin Gazzara, Management and Leadership Expert

Kevin Gazzara, Management and Leadership Expert

Dr. Kevin Gazzara – CEO of Magna Leadership Solutions, Management & Leadership Expert, Executive Positive Intelligence Coach, Professor at 5 Universities, Speaker, & Author of The Leader of OZ. Kevin worked for 18 years at Intel Corporation in positions from Program and Product Management to Leadership Development. He holds a BS in Commerce and Engineering, an MBA and a Doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership. For more information, visit https://Magnaleadership.com (management and leadership) and https://pqtrainingandcoaching.com/ (Positive Intelligence.)

David Bush, Living an Extraordinary Life

David Bush, Living an Extraordinary Life

David pursued a professional football career, landing a starting role with the Iowa Barnstormers of the Arena Football League in Des Moines, Iowa. After four years of playing professional football and two trips to the World Championship game (’96 and ’97 Arena Bowl), David entered the world of mortgage banking and quickly became a top producing Mortgage Consultant and business owner of a regional mortgage brokerage. After ten years in mortgage banking, David ventured into the world of peak performance coaching and began coaching entrepreneurs to live their dreams and change their world. He now leads a team of Certified Coaches who coach thousands of individuals. He is a highly sought-after speaker who motivates and inspires audiences with success stories of transformation and strategies that lead to extraordinary success and significance. For more information, visit https://theextraordinarylife.com/free-planner-signup/.

Mike Ficara, Taking Businesses to the Next Level

Mike Ficara, Taking Businesses to the Next Level

Mike Ficara is a seasoned entrepreneur and consultant. His core focus is on the growth and scaling strategies for clients, in addition to expertise in personal brand building and social media strategy. He has consulted with small and large companies such as NEC, Nestle, Brand Ethos and Top Score Writing among others. He’s helped businesses in education, technology, healthcare, oil and gas, telecommunication, e-commerce, and manufacturing. He has is a sought-after speaker the host of The Start Down Podcast. For more information, visit https://www.amazon.com/dp/173715319X?psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&ref_=chk_typ_imgToDp.

Brigham Dallas, Franchising Expert

Brigham Dallas, Franchising Expert

Brigham Dallas is the founder and owner of Hello Sugar, a Brazilian wax and sugaring franchise based in Phoenix, Arizona. Hello Sugar has a unique and technology-focused approach that has made it one of the best companies in the nation and one of the fastest-growing franchises in the country. He successfully established a business valued at $10 million dollars, with an initial investment of $3000 dollars, with his primary focus in building effective systems to facilitate scalable growth. With 76 units in just two years, Hello Sugar is revolutionizing the industry. For more information, visit https://franchise.hellosugar.salon/.

Jon Pethke, Bringing Introverts Together in the Dating Scene

Jon Pethke, Bringing Introverts Together in the Dating Scene

At the beginning of 2022, Jon was sitting in his office with some friends discussing dating and how he wished there was an app that catered to people that are inherently introverted. One of his friends asked him, “Why don’t you make one?”. He decided to do research on the apps out there and found that there was nothing that solely catered to the introverted community and decided to make it. Fast forward to May of 2023, the big day that he released CoyAmore, the dating app for introverts. For more information, visit https://coyamore.com/.

Eric McHugh, Expanding the Possibilities of Web3 and AI

Eric McHugh, Expanding the Possibilities of Web3 and AI

Eric’s experience includes ad optimization for Snap Inc, consulting for fortune 500 through the Chapter 11 bankruptcy process, Dark Matter research at Carnegie Melon University with his brother’s team, and helping found CartRev, a social commerce platform that had over 100 Shopify Brands using Eric is a 30-year-old entrepreneur whose philosophy emphasizes the importance of simplicity, adaptability, and a clear mind, which has translated well into the world of web3 entrepreneurship. Eric specializes in leveraging his strategic thinking and adaptability to create innovative and effective solutions to the challenges facing this cutting industry.

Presently he is President of SHOPX web3 ecommerce, Co-Founder and Chief Growth Officer of Dataing and AI powered matchmaking. In the past, he founded a Saas platform that replaced affiliate codes for ecommerce brands, worked as a constant for Fortune 500 companies, helped Snap optimize their ad algorithm, supported the research team at Carnegie Mellon University in their dark matter research, and interned abroad in Barcelona Spain. For more information, visit https://shopx.co/.

Scott Ritzheimer, Scale Architect

Scott Ritzheimer, Scale Architect

Scott has helped start nearly 20,000 new businesses and nonprofits and with his business partner, started and led their multimillion-dollar business through an exceptional and extended growth phase (over 10 years of double-digit growth) all before he turned 35. He founded Scale Architects to help founders and CEOs identify and implement the one essential strategy they need right now to get them on the fast track to Predictable Success. For more information, visit https://www.scalearchitects.com/founders/.

Jill Phillips, Inspiring Family Storytelling

Jill Phillips, Inspiring Family Storytelling

Jill Phillips is a family storyteller with a passion to inspire families to connect through the telling of their past. She started life on Lamlash Street in London, emigrated to Canada, where she obtained her master’s degree, and spent 30 years working as an Occupational Therapist and Hospital Manager. Motivated by her family’s experiences in1960’s London, Jill shares their stories to celebrate a time of close family connections in difficult life situations and a way of life which is fondly remembered. Learn more at https://jmphillipsauthor.com/.

Hesha Abrams, Expert on How to Be Calm in Difficult Situations

Hesha Abrams, Expert on How to Be Calm in Difficult Situations

Hesha Abrams is a professional peacemaker, an internationally acclaimed master attorney mediator, negotiator, and author, known for crafting highly creative settlements and resolutions in very difficult matters. With 30+ years in the trenches of resolving human conflict, she has recently distilled her skills into an easy-to-use tool kit, her new book, “Holding the Calm: The Secret to Resolving Conflict and Defusing Tension”. Through stories and examples, she shares her secrets enabling anyone to learn how to approach tense situations to prevent explosions, disarm conflicts, and reduce drama. It is her mission to help make our world, our businesses, and our relationships less acrimonious and more harmonious. For more information, visit https://www.holdingthecalm.com/.

Hilda Fainsod, Catalyst for Personal and Professional Growth

Hilda Fainsod, Catalyst for Personal and Professional Growth

Hilda Fainsod is a catalyst for personal and professional growth, striving to empower individuals and organizations to unlock performance and happiness. Specializing in Mastermind, Mental Fitness, and Coaching, Hilda holds ten international certifications that validate her expertise in working with senior executives, their teams, and organizations for two decades. Hilda has been a trusted partner on leaders’ transformative journeys. Her commitment lies in supporting those who invest in their growth and change, ensuring their choices and actions are amplified. As a leadership podcaster and author of “Buen Camino,” Hilda challenges individuals to embrace change and reach their next level. For more information, visit https://www.hildafainsod.com/.

Donna Dube, Business Growth Strategist

Donna Dube, Business Growth Strategist

Donna Dube is a certified Director of Operations, business growth strategist and host of the CEO Amplify podcast. She works with established online service- based business owners who are ready to make a bigger impact and maximize their profit. Donna is passionate about helping business owners work smarter not harder, escape the hustle and grind culture, and go from stressed out to confident CEO. With several years of experience in project planning and strategic growth planning with 6- & 7-figure businesses, she has seen the momentum that can happen in a business when the CEO leverages their time, talent and tactics. For more information, visit https://ceoamplify.ca/ceo-power-hour.

Andre Paradis, Inspirational Relationship Coach

Andre Paradis, Inspirational Relationship Coach

Andre has come a long way from his tough childhood days and former life as a professional dancer; he is now an inspirational relationship coach. Teaching has been one of his passions throughout his life, from teaching in Japan to Bangkok and all the way back. In 2006, he began studying the dynamics between men and women out of sheer curiosity, ultimately discovering something extraordinary. This discovery spurred Andre to spend time researching and became too powerful a message to keep to himself. His Project Equinox was created with the mission to share all the knowledge he had gained in the world.

Nowadays, Andre would be considered in the ‘third phase’ of his life, endeavoring to help change people’s lives around the globe by equipping them with the tools to have excellent communication skills and healthy relationships; he is determined to make a long-term positive impact. For more information, visit https://projectequinox.net/. To get his free book or get a complimentary call, email andrecoaching1@gmail.com and put irresistible book or talk now in the subject line.

Shannon Boyer, Producing Stellar Online Courses

Shannon Boyer, Producing Stellar Online Courses

Shannon Boyer is an award-winning educator with more than twenty years of experience designing courses and curriculum. She helps online course creators produce stellar content that ensures more students achieve amazing transformations and write raving reviews using her Your Best Course program. Shannon’s been working with her knowledge of curriculum design to help entrepreneurs showcase their experience to achieve amazing outcomes for their clients and students. For more information, visit shannonlboyer.com.

Bo Bennett, Critical Thinker, Author, Humorist and More

Bo Bennett, Critical Thinker, Author, Humorist and More

Bo Bennett has a PhD in social psychology. He currently runs over a dozen websites, has written over a dozen books mostly on the topics of critical thinking, and teaches several online courses. He has been in the self-publishing industry for over a decade and has written multiple screenplays. Bo has three areas of interest that he writes about: social sciences and critical thinking, business and success and comedy. For more information, visit bobennett.com.