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DeMoine Adams

DeMoine Adams

Ready...Set...Perform
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@ DeMoine Adams is not only a motivational speaker, but an artist who inspires others to be greater, to be leaders, and to be winners in the game of life. He was a three-year starting Blackshirt Defensive End for the Nebraska Cornhuskers who led the team in quarterback sacks during his time on the team. DeMoine played an instrumental role in helping the Huskers win a Big 12 Conference Championship in 1999 and helped lead the Huskers to the National Championship Rose Bowl in 2002. Off the field, DeMoine received Academic All-American honors, First-Team Academic All-Big 12 honors over the ...
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Harvey Alston

Harvey Alston

Be the BEST – Focus on Individual Responsibility
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Considered one of the most dynamic, “high octane” speakers in America, Harvey Alston has been a full-time speaker since 1989. He has spoken to millions of people throughout the United States who have benefited not only from his knowledge but also from the wisdom that Harvey Alston brings to the finish line.  Harvey Alston's unforgettable words of individual responsibility for achievement have improved spirits, spurred growth, and changed lives. His powerful, soul-searching presentations uplift audiences to a higher standard, and to a level where they strive only for the best. Harvey Alston believes in solitary achievement, shared accomplishment, and the ...
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Jeff Beals

Jeff Beals

Author of "Self Marketing Power", Author of "Self Marketing Power"
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Jeff Beals is the international award-winning author of “Self Marketing Power: Branding Yourself as a Business of One” and “Selling Saturdays: Blue Chip Sales Tips from College Football.” His uniquely diverse career has made him an industry leader and sought-after speaker on marketing, branding and sales topics. As a professional speaker, Jeff delivers keynote speeches, seminars and workshops to diverse audiences worldwide. He is a member of the National Speakers Association and the Kansas City chapter of the National Speakers Association. As an author, commercial real estate executive and radio talk-show host as well as a former television personality, college ...
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Brian Blasko

Brian Blasko

Speaker - Author - Fun Guy
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Brian Blasko is a highly motivated, nationally known speaker, trainer and author. His programs have been inspiring individual and organizational growth for over 22 years. He is the “go-to” guy when it comes to leadership, motivation, team building and personal development. This celebrated author of two books Cruisin’ Through Life at 35 MPH and Sending Signals, has a Master's Degree in Interpersonal Communication, collegiate-level teaching experience and is a member of the National Speakers Association. Every year clients throughout the country depend on Brian to recharge their organization and employees. Always the fun communicator, his contagious energy encourages others to ...
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Walter Bond

Walter Bond

"Mr. Accountability"
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Walter Bond is called “Mr. Accountability” because he forces each one of his listeners to learn to be responsible for whatever the situation they are in. Through his programs, workshops, books and CDs, he travels the world teaching that personal accountability, confidence and success are possible for all who desire it; from frontline personnel to the CEO. Walter reveals how to harness the power of accountability and become a rock star in your industry. A former NBA athlete, Walter rose from being a reserve player coming off the bench to become the first rookie free agent to start for the ...
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Kevin Brown

Kevin Brown

Creator of The HERO Effect™
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@ Kevin’s unconventional path to business and personal success has taught him that winning in business and in life requires anything but conventional thinking. He grew up in Muskegon, Michigan where his blue collar roots taught him the value of hard work and determination. His resume includes an eclectic mix of career stops that ultimately led him to the purchase of a franchise at the age of seventeen. With a street-wise aptitude and a never quit attitude, he worked his way from the front lines in business to the executive boardroom. For nearly two decades Kevin was a sales and ...
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Traci Brown

Traci Brown

The Body Language Expert
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@What do Lance Armstrong, Stormy Daniels and Vladimir Putin have in common? Traci Brown’s revealed their secrets to the world! She’s uncovered what they’re not saying. NBC, CBS and Fox have asked this body language expert to reveal secrets hidden in plain sight. And she can help your team reveal the secrets your clients are keeping from you that are impacting your bottom line. She’s trained in the body language of deception detection right alongside our country’s top law enforcement. And in her fast-paced, interactive programs that are sure to entertain, Traci teaches lie, fraud and identity theft detection skills ...
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Adam Carriker

Adam Carriker

Former NFL Football Player & Host of the Carriker Chronicles
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Adam Carriker was born in Hastings, Nebraska to Dave and Nancy Carriker. Adam, an avid Husker fan, was born and raised on a family farm in the small town of Giltner, Nebraska. Despite moving halfway across the country at a young age because of his parents' jobs, Adam grew up with strong country values and a lifelong dream of playing for Nebraska, and one day, wearing a Blackshirt. The story of his career was in serious doubt, however, considering he wasn't allowed to play football for much of his young life. He was also more skilled at baseball and when ...
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John Cook

John Cook

NU Volleyball Coach - Dream Big
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@When John Cook took over the reins of the Nebraska volleyball program, the challenge facing him was daunting. Cook replaced one of the sport’s legendary coaches in Terry Pettit, who won 694 matches and guided the Huskers to 18 consecutive NCAA appearances and six National Semifinals. Cook, who left an emerging power in Wisconsin to guide the tradition-rich Husker program, had his own vision for Nebraska volleyball. He saw a program that had even more potential to grow. To date, Cook has led the Huskers to four National Championships, six Finals appearances, nine Final Four appearances, 12 Conference Titles, and ...
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Aaron Davis

Aaron Davis

Not just "another talk", it's an experience.
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Aaron is not just a speaker "telling" other companies and individuals how to succeed. He is in the trenches every day as the President of his own consulting firm; Aaron Davis Presentations, Inc., the Chief Operations Officer of The Thomas Group, and the co-founder of several other profitable business ventures. Aaron Davis Presentations, Inc. received the Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Minority Owned Business award while Toastmasters International awarded him the Communication & Leadership Award. Rotary International also presented him with the prestigious Paul Harris Fellow Award. In addition, his business management certification seminars for the University of Nebraska have received ...
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Dave Davlin

Dave Davlin

"Travelin" Davlin
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Over 25 years ago, Dave Davlin (pronounced DAV-lin) began bringing smiles to faces with a form of entertainment he developed as a young boy. From NBA and major college arenas across America to the Summer Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea — and even to the world-famous Branson Strip— “Travelin” Davlin has entertained people of every age and background. His amazing ability with basketballs even landed his name and picture in the 1990 Guinness Book of World Records. Dave began to hone his speaking skills in the early ’90s as a national speaker in public schools across America. Combining his ...
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Boyd Epley

Boyd Epley

Hall of Fame Strength Coach
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Boyd Epley presently serves as Assistant Athletic Director for Strength and Conditioning at Nebraska. Epley oversees the Husker Power Strength and Conditioning Department. When hired by former Athletic Director Bob Devaney in 1969, Nebraska became the first university to have a paid strength coach. Epley was Devaney’s only Head Strength Coach then worked under Tom Osborne for 25 years as his only Head Strength Coach. After 35 years Epley moved into an associate athletic director position to oversee the design and construction of the Tom and Nancy Osborne Athletic Complex and Hawks Championship Center. He retired from NU in 2006 ...
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Debra Fine

Debra Fine

The Fine Art of Small Talk
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Debra Fine a formerly shy, tongue-tied engineer, is now an internationally recognized keynote speaker, trainer, communication expert, and bestselling author. Fine established her Denver based company The Fine Art of Small Talk to teach all variety of C-Level, manager, stakeholder and member, along with the spouse who is dragged along to banquets and meetings; conversation, rapport and mingling skills, and relationship-building techniques for use at business networking events, conventions, association meetings, trade shows, as well as when interacting with clients, customers, and patients. Once you master The Fine Art of Small Talk, every conversation and business networking event will become ...
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Ron Gustafson

Ron Gustafson

Turning a Set-Back into a Come-Back
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Raised on a farm in Lyons, Nebraska, Ron "Gus" Gustafson was a standout basketball player in high school in spite of having lost his right arm and shoulder in a tragic childhood farm accident. After a knee injury ended his collegiate basketball career, he was devastated. But, once again, his faith and courage sustained him and he redirected his energies, building outstanding academic and business careers. Gus is Founder and President of Ron Gustafson - My Story, located in Omaha, Nebraska. He and his wife, Julie, have three children: Isaac, Josiah and Hannah. When you face an obstacle in your ...
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Holly Hoffman

Holly Hoffman

CBS' hit reality show “Survivor" finalist and author
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Born and raised in Eureka, South Dakota, Holly Hoffman was the last remaining member of the Espada Tribe and the last woman standing on Season 21 of CBS’ hit reality show “Survivor Nicaragua.” Through that experience and others throughout her life, Holly was inspired to share her message of positivity, determination and confidence with business leaders, teachers and students across the nation. A professional motivational speaker and the author of Your Winner Within, Holly acknowledges that life is made up of challenges, and we are oftentimes faced with situations that seem insurmountable. But within each of us is an ability ...
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Mark Hunter

Mark Hunter

The Sales Hunter
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Mark Hunter, CSP, “The Sales Hunter,” is recognized as an expert in sales, leadership and profitability. He is author of High-Profit Prospecting: Powerful Strategies to Find the Best Leads and Drive Breakthrough Sales Results and High-Profit Selling: Win the Sale Without Compromising on Price. Since 1998, Mark has conducted thousands of training programs and keynotes on leadership and sales. He is best known for his ability to motivate and move an organization through his high-energy presentations. He has received the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speakers Association, a designation given to a small percentage of NSA speakers ...
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Todd Huston

Todd Huston

More Than Mountains
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Todd Huston knows how to overcome incredible challenges. When his legs got caught in the propeller of a boat at age 14, his life was radically changed. He battled to keep his legs with numerous surgeries, but bone disease eventually forced him to have one leg amputated. Todd became a psychotherapist and clinical director of the Amputee Resource Center in California. He also worked in psychiatric hospitals for adults, adolescents and children. He used his professional skills and personal experiences to help patients achieve more in their lives. He also trained healthcare professionals and authored articles in working with individuals ...
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Neil Ihde

Neil Ihde

Life IQ - Live Intelligently
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Neil Ihde is a speaker, lecturer, consultant and founder of Life IQ where he motivates groups and individuals to work, play, relate and live intelligently. He has worked with numerous managers, directors, corporate leaders and teams to improve their personal and professional effectiveness. Neil has worked with nearly 30 Fortune 500 companies including AT&T, Discover Card, Domino’s, Merck, Booking.com, Transamerica, and GE among others. Neil has also consulted internationally with clients from a dozen countries. He is a TEDx speaker and his Life IQ YouTube channel recently eclipsed a half-million views. Neil's academic background includes a B.A. in Psychology, a ...
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Dean Jacobs

Dean Jacobs

Learn how to stay true to your dreams.
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Since 2001, Dean Jacobs has spent five years traversing across the globe exploring over 52 countries on a low budget adventure, propelled by a desire to understand the world. He graduated from Wayne State College, earning a degree in biology, with minors in earth science and art. Eventually, this path led him to Pfizer Pharmaceuticals where he was employed in sales/marketing for 10 years. After a great deal of soul searching, Jacobs left the security of corporate America and decided to pursue other dreams. This was the beginning of a process that would lead to a traveling adventure that would ...
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Nathan Jamail

Nathan Jamail

Building Winning Teams
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@For more than two decades Nathan Jamail has either been setting sales records or training others on how to do so. Previously Nathan set record results in sales by producing top-performing sales teams in capacities such as business sales, direct consumer sales, indirect sales, distribution and marketing for several Fortune 100 companies. Also named a top Executive Sales Director for a Fortune 500 company where he received numerous National Sales Excellence awards and was named Executive Coach Leader. Currently, as President of Jamail Development Group, and owner of several small businesses, Nathan trains, coaches and mentors sales professionals and leaders ...
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Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson

Creating a Positive Culture of Kindness
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Mark Johnson speaks with Sam Stecher. Mark Johnson has been in education for over 20 years. He was an elementary school teacher for 12 years before moving into an elementary principal position, which he has held for the past nine years. He received the "Milken National Educator Award" in 2004 as a teacher, and as a principal was a “National Blue Ribbon Award" winner in 2010. He was also named “Outstanding New Principal of the Year” for the state of Nebraska in 2011 and recently served as President for the NAESP in Nebraska. Mark has provided instruction, training, and leadership ...
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Mary Kelly

Mary Kelly

Leadership and Business Keynoter
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Mary Kelly, PhD, CSP, CDR, US Navy (ret) is an internationally known economist and leadership expert, specializing in productivity, communication, and business profit growth. She's been quoted in hundreds of periodicals including Forbes, Money Magazine, Entrepreneur, Yahoo Finance, Success, the Wall Street Journal, and dozens of business journals. She is the CEO of Productive Leaders, with sites in Dallas, Texas and Denver, Colorado. A MENSA member, Mary has received several speaking accolades including the Air Force Academy Instructor of the Year, Outstanding Educator Award, National Speakers Association-Colorado Member of the Year, and the Navy League Leadership Award, in addition to ...
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Molly Kennedy

Molly Kennedy

Youth Resilience Speaker, Author & Ironman Triathlete
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Molly is a nationally sought after Youth Motivational Speaker. She has dedicated the past 18 years to empowering today’s youth to be resilient and take charge of their future. Molly grew up in a dysfunctional family with addiction, divorce, abuse, neglect, abandonment, suffered from an eating disorder, was suicidal and a runaway at 15 years old. Molly ‘walks the walk’ when it comes to resiliency, grit and perseverance. She turned her pain into a purpose and has achieved many life goals. Some of these goals include becoming an author, Ironman Triathlete (140.6 miles), bodybuilding champion, and successful female youth motivational ...
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Jeff Koterba

Jeff Koterba

Cartoonist, Writer, Musician & Creativity Advocate
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Jeff Koterba is a globetrotting creative. Honored by the National Cartoonists Society, National Headliner Awards, and Great Plains Journalism Awards, his cartoons are syndicated to 850 newspapers and have appeared in such publications as The New York Times, The Washington Post, and USA Today. His cartoons have flown aboard space shuttle Discovery. Back on earth, his work has been included in multiple exhibits in the U.S. and Europe, including alongside Picasso. Entertainment Weekly called his memoir, Inklings: “…a powerful and moving portrait of an artist.” A two-time TEDx speaker, he’s also a two-time nominee for a Heartland Emmy Award. He is the lead ...
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Dan Kuester

Dan Kuester

Creating Conditions for Success
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Dan’s explosive personality and many years of experience in all levels of leadership prove to be a powerful, educational and entertaining combination. You will not want to miss these incredibly high-energy, visual and humorous seminars. Dan learned his training and leadership abilities in the U.S. Army where he retired after 23 years with the rank of First Sergeant. He has used these skills while working in human resources and training departments in both the private and public sectors. He has done seminars on change management, sales, customer service and leadership in Las Vegas, Colorado, South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska, Michigan and ...
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Kevin Kush

Kevin Kush

Helping Employees Become TEAMMATES!
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Mr. Kush has been involved in coaching and teaching for over thirty years. Coach Kush spent 21 of those years working with at-risk youth at Boys Town in Omaha, Nebraska. As a head football coach, he compiled a remarkable record of 164 wins and just 58 losses with 13 of those teams finishing in the top 10. Mr. Kush now shares his experiences with a variety of groups including teachers, youth organizations, and companies. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in marketing and business education, and a Master of Arts degree from ...
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Andy Masters

Andy Masters

Empowering Leaders & Sales/Service Professionals
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Andy Masters, MA, CSP is an award-winning author and international speaker who has presented over 1,000+ programs for 100,000+ attendees across North America, including as keynote for the National Institute for Staff & Organizational Development Conference with over 1,400 attendees in Austin, TX. Andy has earned the prestigious Certified Speakers Professional Award of the National Speakers Association, the highest international recognition for professional speakers, achieved by less than 10% of the 5,000+ speakers worldwide. Andy has written five books and earned four degrees, including an M.A.-Human Resources Development and an M.A.-Marketing from Webster University in Missouri. He is the author ...
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Andrew McCrea

Andrew McCrea

Nationally Syndicated Radio Broadcaster
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Farmer and rancher…popular author…nationally syndicated radio broadcaster…it’s a unique combination that captivates, entertains and motivates audiences. Since 1996 Andrew McCrea has traveled the nation, producing the “American Countryside” features that are heard daily on radio stations coast-to-coast. He’s interviewed Emmy and Grammy winners, All-star athletes, Iditarod sled dog mushers, and even the world’s rooster crowing champion! But what makes Andrew unique is the broad background his life encompasses. He continues to operate and work on his family’s 3500-acre ranch in northwest Missouri. His blend of humor and real-life strategies for living life with purpose inspires groups to action. He has ...
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Jen McNally

Jen McNally

Director of Mental Health and Wellness, Psychotherapist and National Speaker
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Jen McNally is a director of mental health and wellness, psychotherapist and a national speaker who has dedicated her career to helping empower others. Her work emphasizes the importance of maintaining productive mental health holistically, both inside and out of the workplace. She consults nationally by helping private and public institutions implement effective strategies to promote engagement in the workplace and minimize professional burnout. She has been providing mental health services, psychoeducation, and administration for more than 18 years to children and families in a variety of settings, including residential treatment facilities, outpatient treatment, and schools. Having previously served on Nebraska's ...
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Karl Mecklenburg, CSP

Karl Mecklenburg, CSP

Former Denver Bronco Linebacker Inspiring Long-Term Positive Change
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Karl Mecklenburg rose from a college walk-on and twelfth round draft choice to an NFL career that included three Super Bowl and six Pro Bowl appearances. The former Bronco’s captain spent his entire twelve-year career in Denver and makes Colorado his home now. Mecklenburg was arguably the most versatile player in the NFL playing all seven defensive front positions often in the course of a single game. Karl was selected as the AFC Linebacker of the Year, AFC Player of the Year, and since retiring from the NFL has been enshrined in the Denver Broncos Ring of Fame and the ...
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Dan Meers

Dan Meers

NFL Mascot - A Character with Character
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@ Dan Meers goes to work each day like many other men, dressed in a suit. The only difference is that instead of wearing a tie with his suit, Dan wears a tail. You see, Dan is a professional mascot. Dan began his career in 1986 at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dressed as the school mascot, Truman Tiger, it didn’t take long for Dan to establish himself as one of the top college mascots in the nation. After finishing second in 1988, Dan was selected as the nation’s #1 college mascot at the 1989 National Collegiate Mascot Championships. As graduation ...
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Jim Miller

Jim Miller

Who Said You Can't
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@On July 1, 2019, Jim Miller was named the Executive Director of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame/Dan Gable Museum in Waterloo, IA, where he was a native. He grew up the youngest of six children, attended the Waterloo Community Public Schools and then attended the University of Northern Iowa. As a college athlete, Jim was a two-time NCAA Champion for UNI in NCAA Division II, and also a two-time NCAA Division I All-American. Jim coached the sport of wrestling for 37 years, the last 22 at Wartburg College where his program’s dual meet record was 413-34. During those 22 ...
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Rohan Murphy

Rohan Murphy

Motivating People by Actions
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Rohan Murphy is a nationally recognized youth speaker that has spoken in over 40 states. Rohan, who lost his legs at birth, started to wrestle his freshman year of high school. After a successful high school wrestling career, he went on to wrestle at Penn State University. In addition to wrestling, Rohan Murphy is also an accomplished powerlifter, competing in international competitions all over the world representing the USA. Rohan Murphy has been featured in publications such as ABC News, Sports Illustrated, and many more. He was even featured in his very own Nike commercial to motivate and inspire people ...
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Mark Potter

Mark Potter

Coach and Advocate for Mental Illness
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Mark grew up in Sedan, Kansas, where he was a basketball and baseball fanatic! As a stand-out in both sports, he was recruited to play at the collegiate level. He first attended Cowley County Community College and then went on to finish his playing career at Kansas Newman College where he earned a degree in Secondary Education. From that point on, Mark became known as “Coach Potter." After teaching and coaching at the high school level for 11 years, Mark accepted the challenge of restarting the men’s basketball program at his Alma Mater, now called Newman University. He remained at ...
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Rob Quillen

Rob Quillen

Making Other People's Dreams Come True
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@ Rob Quillen resides in Omaha, Nebraska with his lovely wife, Sue Anne, and their two beautiful children John and Abigail. For the past eight years, Rob has traveled across the country sharing his story about 9-11. His story has, in fact, been so interesting and inspirational that Rob has appeared on NBC's The Today Show, The Evening News with Tom Brokaw, ESPN and has also appeared several times on NASCAR.com. Rob's remarkable story has also been featured in two books, Chicken Soup for the NASCAR Soul and Fields of Thunder: The Story of the Kansas Speedway. He has also ...
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Billy Riggs

Billy Riggs

Master of Enchantment, Entertainment & Empowerment
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Billy Riggs has been called The Dr. Phil of Magic, and a psychologist masquerading as a comedian and magician. He was voted one of America's Top Five Most Entertaining Speakers in a 2014 nationwide poll of conference attendees. He received a standing ovation from 11,000 people for his inspiring message at the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table in Orlando, Florida. As a highly skilled orator, Billy moves audiences to action with his message of hope and inspiration. Add in his talent as a master magician, illusionist, and spellbinding entertainer, and he delivers a presentation that audiences will remember long after ...
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Carmen Schwab

Carmen Schwab

Water Cooler Talk - Making WOW Moments Today
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@When Carmen Schwab was asked what she would do if she could do anything she wanted, regardless of compensation but because she truly loved it, her response was quick: “I would be a motivational speaker and trainer in the area of the customer experience!” Fast forward twelve years and that is exactly what she does today. With over 30 years in the customer service industry, primarily in hospitality and sales, Carmen is well equipped to educate, challenge, inspire, motivate and encourage others in customer service excellence. Internal customer service, employee-to-employee, is the springboard to a great and memorable external experience ...
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Alex Sheen

Alex Sheen

Founder, because I said I would.
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Alex Sheen is a four-time TEDx speaker and the Founder of because I said I would., an international social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. Sparked by a tragedy in his life, Alex created a concept called the Promise Card and began mailing cards to anyone who requested them at no cost. Since 2012, over 11.3 MILLION Promise Cards have been distributed to over 153 countries. In 2013, Alex left his Corporate Strategy Lead position at a leading software company to dedicate himself entirely to the nonprofit. Alex’s unique perspective on accountability, ...
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Tommy Spaulding

Tommy Spaulding

World-Renowned Speaker on Leadership
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Tommy Spaulding is President of the Spaulding Companies Corporation, a national leadership development, speaking, training, consulting, and executive coaching organization. A world-renowned speaker on leadership, Spaulding has spoken to hundreds of organizations, associations, educational institutions, and corporations around the globe. Spaulding rose to become the youngest president and CEO of the world-renowned leadership organization, Up with People (2005-2008). Up with People is a global education organization that aims to bring the world together through service and music. The unique combination of international travel, service learning, leadership development and performing arts offers students an unparalleled experience and a pathway to make ...
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Stephanie Staples

Stephanie Staples

Bring Your 'A' Game to Work & Life!
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Is there room for improvement in your life? Start here! Radio/TV host of Your Life, Unlimited and author of The Try Angle: A New Slant on Life! and When Enlightening Strikes: Creating a Mindset for Uncommon Success, Stephanie takes personal coaching on a grand scale! She creates an experience for her audiences to make them think, feel and act in a more positive and pro-active way. Stephanie's mission is to connect with her audiences using humor, heart and passion. She speaks about real issues affecting real people and her proven 5 Success Building Strategies have been called life-changing. Simply put, ...
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Sam Stecher

Sam Stecher

Creating a Positive Culture of Kindness
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Sam Stecher speaks with Mark Johnson. Sam Stecher has been the Superintendent of East Butler Public Schools in Brainard, Nebraska since 2014. Prior to this endeavor, he spent three years serving as principal of Emerson Elementary in Kearney, Nebraska. He also held the position of Dean of Students at Kearney High School for three years. Sam got his start in education as a teacher at Horizon Middle School where he taught History and coached wrestling for 11 years. He is also co-founder (with Mark Johnson) of an educational consulting firm known as MissionMonday.com which specializes in providing teachers, schools, and ...
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Aaron Thomas

Aaron Thomas

Living as a "True Difference-Maker"
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@Aaron Thomas' father, Ed, was a beloved high school football coach who not only trained generations of players on the importance of hard work, dedication, excellence, and commitment but personally put those values into action as the community leader who inspired his town to rebuild in the wake of a deadly EF5 tornado. Not long after the community withstood the disaster of the storm, the small town of Parkersburg, Iowa endured a far worse tragedy…the fatal shooting of Coach Ed Thomas by a former player with mental issues. Following his father’s murder, Aaron was approached to return home to take ...
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Dr. Salome Thomas-EL

Dr. Salome Thomas-EL

Believing Every Child Can Achieve Their Dreams
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@“Stop praying for a lighter load, and start praying for a stronger back.” This is the mantra of Dr. Salome Thomas-EL, award-winning teacher and principal, and internationally recognized educator. Principal EL believes that resilient teachers and leaders take risks, make courageous decisions, and challenge the status quo. They understand that teaching is not easy, its hard work, but its good work. As passionate educators, we are able to make a difference in the lives of our students and ensure they are all exposed to an engaging curriculum and effective teaching. In his thought-provoking presentation, Principal EL shares how we can develop positive relationships and foster a supportive school culture ...
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Don Yaeger

Don Yaeger

Best-Selling Author, Leadership Speaker, Former Sports Illustrated Editor, CEO of Sports PR firm & Cancer Survivor
@ET-DC@eyJkeW5hbWljIjp0cnVlLCJjb250ZW50IjoiY3VzdG9tX21ldGFfc3ViX3RpdGxlIiwic2V0dGluZ3MiOnsiYmVmb3JlIjoiIiwiYWZ0ZXIiOiIiLCJlbmFibGVfaHRtbCI6Im9mZiJ9fQ==@As an award-winning keynote speaker, business leadership coach, 11-time New York Times best-selling author, and longtime Associate Editor for Sports Illustrated, Don Yaeger has fashioned a career as one of America’s most provocative thought leaders. As a speaker, he has worked with audiences as diverse as Fortune 500 companies and cancer survivor groups, where he shares his personal story. He is primarily sought to discuss lessons on achieving greatness, learned from first-hand experiences with some of the greatest sports legends in the world. He is also often retained by companies and organizations to coach their leaders, management teams, and employees ...
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