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Bob Abrames

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Bob Abrames is one of the 'originals' who built Sunquest Vacations, one of North America's largest tour operators, into the giant it is today. He's an expert on leadership, aptitude assessment, service, sales and personal marketing. Bob has directed seven successful businesses, authored ten business books and 300 business articles. He has done business in 76 countries on six continents,... read full bio

Bruce Kasanoff

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An original partner at the Peppers and Rogers Group, Bruce Kasanoff created much of the methodology that underlies the firms 1to1_ consulting. Now widely praised for his own thought leadership, Kasanoff helps companies build sustainable, highly profitable relationships that can endure both economic downturns and fierce competition. A provocative speaker known for customizing presentations to meet the unique needs of... read full bio

Charles Garfield, PhD

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Charles Garfield is America's leading authority on high achievement and a strategy advisor to the nation's preeminent business leaders. For over 25 years, he has conducted studies of high achievers in business, education, and health care. Garfield, himself, is a study in peak performance: He led the team of engineers, scientists, and support staff on the Apollo XI project-the first... read full bio

Chris Rabb

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Chris Rabb is a writer, consultant, teacher and thought leader on the intersection of entrepreneurship, media, civic engagement and social identity. He is an adjunct professor at Temple University's Fox School of Business where he teaches social entrepreneurship and organizational innovation and is an affiliated faculty member of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute. He serves on the national board on... read full bio

David Baron

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Rabbi David Barons engaging look at leadership, Moses on Management, draws on the practical wisdom of one of the most innovative managers the Western world has ever known. In fifty inspiring and practical lessons, Rabbi Baron brings the experiences of Moses to bear on the universal issues faced by todays managers and offers concrete solutions for success. Moses on Management... read full bio

David L. Smith

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David L. Smith is a noted historian of the Early Modern period of British history, particularly political, constitutional, legal and religious history in the Stuart period. He is the author or co-author of eight books, and the editor or co-editor of four others. In 1991 he won the Royal Historical Society's Alexander Prize, and Cambridge University's Thirlwall Prize for historical... read full bio

George Hedley

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In 1977, starting with an old Datsun pickup truck and $500 in the bank, George Hedley was able to build a thriving $50 million construction business in just seven years. HARDHAT Presentations is a natural outgrowth of George's business expertise, inspiring leadership style and passion for helping other entrepreneurs, business owners and managers build businesses that work. Today, as a... read full bio

Glenn K. Murphy

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Glenn Murphy joined Gap Inc. as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer in July 2007. Under his leadership, the company has successfully driven bottom line earnings growth by focusing on healthy margins and effectively managing costs. The company recently reported fiscal year earnings growth for 2008 of 16 percent. With more than 20 years of retail experience, Murphy... read full bio

Henry Azzam

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Henry Azzam served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of MobileCom, the mobile subsidiary of Jordan Telecommunication Corporation (also known as Jordan Telecom). He served as the Regional Chief Executive Officer of Middle East and North Africa of Deutsche Bank AG since May 1, 2007. Previously, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Jordan Investment Trust Plc (alternately,... read full bio

Jeff Thredgold

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Jeff Thredgold has been entertaining and informing audiences for over two decades. He has a unique ability to cut though the fluff" and discuss serious issues and developments in a very understandable way. Jeff has spoken to more than 1,500 groups throughout North America, traveling more than two million miles in the process. Jeff leads his audience on... read full bio

Jim Ramerman

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Jim Ramerman is Co-CEO and co-founder of McArdle Ramerman & Co. He is a highly experienced, results-oriented leader in his own right and an innovative organizational consultant. Jim has spent more than 25 years helping leaders, their teams and organizations find better ways to work to achieve their goals. Jim provides an encouraging and probing consultative presence. He invites his... read full bio

Judy George

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Judy George is an entrepreneur, author, leading businesswoman, and a recognized expert in the home furnishings industry. Best known for introducing fashionable lifestyle furnishings in award winning retail formats, Judy George broke new ground in the home furnishings industry and forever changed the way women shop for furniture. The early success of her cutting- edge business model, Domain Home was... read full bio

Julie Gardner

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Julie Gardner is Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Kohl's Department Stores. When Gardner joined the company in 1999 as senior VP-marketing, Kohl's had fewer than 260 stores and operated and advertised quietly as a regional brand based out of Menomonee Falls, Wis. Today, Kohl's is a $13.5 billion retailer with 741 stores and continues to gain share... read full bio

Mary Buffett

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Mary Buffett is a best-selling author, international speaker, consultant and environmental activist. She is the daughter-in-law of Warren Buffet, and has studied up close the investment methods of the worlds most successful investor. She learned the essence of his philosophy, how to capture, communicate and teach it, and has documented her understanding in a series of best-selling books. Buffett is... read full bio

Norris Beren

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As Director of the Emergency Preparedness Educational Institute, Norris Beren discovered that most people in America dont even have a plan to evacuate their homes. Beren has more than 30 years experience in identifying, reducing and managing risk. He is a recognized authority, consultant, speaker, trainer and author on risk reduction for national audiences, known for his high-energy, high-content, high-impact... read full bio

Patrick J. McGinnis

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Patrick McGinnis is a venture capitalist, serial 10 percent entrepreneur, author and global keynote speaker. He is the managing partner and founder of Dirigo Advisors, which provides strategic advice to investors and businesses operating globally, from the U.S. and Europe to Latin America and other emerging markets. His insights on entrepreneurship and venture capitalism have been featured in top outlets... read full bio

Peter Bregman

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Peter Bregman demonstrates ways to maximize our potential with only slight shifts in our behavior in how we use our talents, how we manage our time, and how we communicate. In his book 18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done and presentations, Bregman simplifies problems and offers solutions that are elegant, and remarkably... read full bio

Richard Bookstaber

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Richard Bookstaber, one of the first Wall St. insiders to warn about the potential for crisis caused by the explosion of financial derivatives. He is a perfect speaker for finance, investment, and banking events. Called one of Wall Street's 'rocket scientists" by The New York Times, Bookstaber is the author of A Demon of Our Own Design: Markets, Hedge Funds,... read full bio

Richard Cohen

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A contributing editor at Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone, Rich Cohen's work has appeared in many magazines and newspapers, including The New Yorker, Harper's and The New York Times. As a successful author, he's covered such subjects as the birth of Rock 'N Roll (The Record Men, a.k.a Machers and Rockers) and his own family (Sweet and Low). However, he... read full bio

Rudy Wright

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Although Tehran Mission is his first novel Rudy Wright is by no means a first-time author. As a film and television director he wrote and directed a wide variety of documentaries, corporate presentations, business theater productions and multi-image spectaculars. He won a film festival award for Americana 2000 a theme presentation for Americas Bicentennial which premiered at the White House.... read full bio



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