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Expert Kenneth Lord has been interviewed for the new book, Ready, Aim, Soar!

Kenneth Lord is an author, speaker and consultant specializing in relational culture, change management and employee engagement.

Kenneth speaks regularly at corporate and professional meetings and conferences across the country and abroad. His speaking topics include Relational Strategy, Change Management, Leadership Development, Employee Engagement, and Strategic Organizational Communication – Keynote Speaker.

He is an international management consultant, global strategist, successful businessman, involved philanthropist, and prominent speaker. As Founder and global strategist of the prestigious Strategic Business Consultants, Kenneth’s primary areas of focus are: executive & international strategy, marketing & business development, and management leadership & training. Kenneth specializes in helping companies and corporations maximize their value, efficiency, productivity, and profitability.

For more than two decades, Kenneth has inspired and motivated individuals, companies and corporations to transform the way they see others and to be an example for those with whom they influence and for that example to be one to follow as an leader so that others see the perfect leader in action and then Lead By Example for those they inspire and influence.

Through his mobilizing models, speaking engagements and philanthropic work Kenneth has empowered change in the hearts, minds and actions of thousands of individuals worldwide – everyone from Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations, corporate leaders, medical professionals and entrepreneurs alike.

Kenneth Lord is one of the most inspiring, powerful and compassionate speakers in the world today.

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Posted by on June 16, 2012 in Uncategorized


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Expert David Steele has been interviewed for the new book, Ready, Aim, Soar!

David Steele is making a profound impact on coaches, therapists, and those seeking to make conscious life-partner choices around the world.

David is the Relationship Coaching Institute founder, and the author of the books Conscious Dating:  Finding the Love of Your Life in Today’s World, From Therapist to Coach, and Building the Million Dollar Private Practice.

He is also founder of the Mobile Media Marketing Revolution, making mobile marketing easy for Private Practice Professionals.

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Posted by on June 9, 2012 in Uncategorized


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NAPW 2012-13 Woman of the Year, Patty Hedrick has been interviewed for the new book, Ready, Aim, Soar!

Patty Hedrick RN, BSN, BA, CRRN, CCM, CLCP, is a leader and expert in the field of nurse coaching and nurses entrepreneurs. As an RN for 24 years, working both in and outside of the hospital setting, she has had a wide range of experience. She has had her own company for over 10 years, and has travelled internationally as a subject matter expert and offers speaking and training globally.

Patty’s passions are her family, friends, world travel, and helping nurses utilize their unique skill set to achieve their goals and to learn new skills to become entrepreneurs and earn multiple streams of income.

She recently was recognized as the 2012-13 Woman of the Year from the National Association of Professionals Women (NAPW) and has been featured in Nurse Entrepreneurs “On the Road Again. A Nurse’s Journey from Bedside to Entrepreneur” Nurse Entrepreneurs by NNBA, Inc., 2007.

Patty has served on many boards including the President of the Los Angeles Chapter of Legal Nurse Consulting and Sigma Theta Tau Leadership Succession Committee.

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Posted by on June 8, 2012 in Uncategorized


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Dr. Deborah Griffing has been interviewed for the new book, Ready, Aim, Soar!

C-Suite executives, health care professionals, and emerging leaders stepping into demanding new roles turn to Dr. Deborah Griffing for insights and expertise to change their game for the better! Deborah is an accomplished professional with 25 years of experience in the human development business as a certified executive coach, psychotherapist, advanced-practice nurse, college professor, and professional speaker.

Passionate about the importance of interpersonal and organizational health, Deborah’s “The Heart of Smart” presentations about emotional and social intelligence inspire corporate and association audiences to wake up to better ways to show up as people, leaders and citizens of the world.

Certified as an executive leadership coach by the highly acclaimed Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara, and a Somatic Coach‚ through the Strozzi Institute in California, Dr. Griffing earned her PhD in Nursing at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.

She is principal and founder of Cornerstone Leadership Associates LLC, a professional services firm whose focus on leadership, emotional intelligence, interpersonal savvy and collaborative team development equips leaders and teams at every level to be effective high-functioning performers and to be vital contributors in creating and sustaining healthier, trust-based organizations.

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Posted by on June 7, 2012 in Uncategorized


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Dr. Marianna Lead has been interviewed for the new book, Ready, Aim, Soar!

Dr. Marianna Lead is a transformational teacher, coach, and hypnotherapist. Marianna is Founder and Executive Director of Goal Imagery Institute, and a pioneer in tapping the subconscious power of the emotion and imagination for personal and professional success. A two-time president of the International Coach Federation’s award winning New York Chapter, she is currently president of the New York City chapter of the International Association of Counselors and Therapists.

The first expert to speak at the world-renowned Smithsonian Institute on the subjects of hypnotists and life coaching, she has designed a number of innovative courses at New York City University, including her own Goal Imagery method, in addition to teaching their Masters degree and coaching certification programs. She also co-designed the Competitive Advantage of Women in Leadership program at Columbia University.

Marianna has been an expert life coach for Fitness magazine, collaborated with Dr. Candace Pert, best-selling author of Molecules of Emotion on her Psychosomatic Wellness CD, and was the creator and host of Life Coach TV on Manhattan Cable in New York City, as well as life coach radio with Progressive Radio Network. She has been frequently featured on national TV including NBC morning news, radio, and magazines such as Fitness, Natural Health, TimeOut, and documentaries.

A sought-after speaker and active Screen Actors Guild member, Marianna co-hosted and produced “Laughter as a Life Skill” with comic Yakov Smirnoff at the American Airlines theater on Broadway.

Marianna’s range of clients include large corporations, Ernst Young, American Airlines, entrepreneurs, small business owners, entertainers, and nonprofit organizations including the Society of Women Engineers and the New York Urban League.

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Posted by on June 6, 2012 in Uncategorized


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Expert Paul Litwack has been interviewed for the new book, Ready, Aim, Soar!

As the CAPABILITY IMPROVEMENT COACH®, Paul Litwack enables leaders to achieve the results they want, even when the numbers aren’t where they need to be.

Harnessing 35+ years of solid, real world research and experience from the ‘back room’ to the Boardroom, Coach Paul’s proven Capability Improvement Process® ignites both individual and team performance for improved, lasting profitability. His sales and leadership coaching and certification programs have enabled leaders to achieve significant results, including at IBM, Toyota and the International Customer Service Association.

He is a Board Certified Master Coach, selected to the ‘Top 100 Corporate Coaches in the World’ and recognized as a “Success Story” in Canada and the U.S.  He’s community-minded too – just a week after 9/11, he volunteered at GROUND ZERO.

Paul’s world-class assignments include:  As contributing Board Member (Institute for Professional Advancement, Canadian Association for Professional Speakers, International Coach Federation – ICF Toronto); As Resource coach for Vistage (previously The Executive Committee/TEC, the International Advisory Board for CEOs); Designed and led the Executive Coaching community practice of the International Coach Academy/ICA (Australia) and was a featured trainer for their ICF-Accredited Certified Professional Coach curriculum; As moderator for Fast Company Magazine’s ‘Public Speaking’ community; and as invited partner, World Business and Executive Coach Summit, the world’s leading event to “dramatically improve the success of business and executive coaches the world over.”

Leaders who join Paul Litwack’s online community (free at enjoy a growing library of capability improvement Webinars and TeleClasses, tools, checklists, audits and resources, “Go for the Goal!” – interviews with leaders, ‘Ask CoachPaul’ – the fireside telechat for leaders to clarify, define and apply passion to their business and personal strategy, and “Coaching for Superstars”, brief video messages to UPlevel your weekly business meeting results.

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Posted by on May 29, 2012 in Uncategorized


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I Am So Excited to Announce that Dr. Joe Vitale Will Be Contributing to Our Book’s Foreword!

Dr. Joe Vitale is a household name among internet marketers since the dawn of the World Wide Web. Joe is one of the greatest marketing minds of our time. Joe has a communication style that grabs you and sucks you in. His charismatic and hypnotic pull makes him a great communicator.

As the current President of Hypnotic Marketing, Inc., a marketing consulting firm, he has been called the “Buddha of the Internet” for his combination of spirituality and marketing acumen. Joe is one of the stars of the hit movie, The Secret, and his incredible story of using the Law of Attraction in his own life is an inspiration to thousands.

Thirty years ago, he was broke, desperate, and living on the street. Through a series of odd coincidences, he found his inner calling and has gone on to great fame and success. Joe Vitale has become one of the top copywriters in the world, and one of the most successful, respected marketers on the globe. He is also a bestselling author. His published books include The Attractor Factor, Zero Limits, Life’s Missing Instruction Manual, and The Key.

Joe Vitale is a much sought-after public speaker, speaking to thousands of people annually at prestigious events including the Learning Annex Expo and the National Speaker’s Association among other large-scale events.

He’s also one of the most sought-after media interviews. His most recent interviews include Larry King Live, The Big Idea With Donny Deutsch, Extra TV, and Newsweek magazine.

Joe Vitale is also a passionate philanthropist and humanitarian, working with many private and public organizations. Joe has even started his own charity to combat homelessness and foreclosures called Operation Y.E.S.

Profits from Amazon book sales will go to Joe’s fabulous charity,, giving hope to the homeless.

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Posted by on April 25, 2012 in Uncategorized


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Expert Christopher Van Buren has been interviewed for the new book, Ready, Aim, Soar!

Christopher Van Buren has been in publishing and online marketing for over 25 years.  He has authored over 15 books, and was the publisher as well as the literary agent.

He has also been the director of a really dynamic online ad network and partner in a boutique ad agency.

He is the founder of LaunchMoxie, a book and product launch management company.


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Posted by on April 24, 2012 in Uncategorized


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Expert Susan Schmidt has been interviewed for the new book, Ready, Aim, Soar!

Susan Schmidt has been a researcher in the field of complementary medicine and new health technologies for the past 20 years; she now consults with individual clients, business and nonprofit organizations.

Susan holds a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science and, working with a neuroscientist and molecular biologist, has spent the past three years studying adult stem cells and treatments; she believes that stem cells holds the key to the future of medicine.

She writes the free bi-monthly electronic newsletter, Medicine for a New Era, which reports the latest medical news about longevity and anti-aging therapies. For her clients, Susan creates an individualized package of suggested diagnostic tools and tests, then walks them through obtaining and organizing their health information.

As an invited speaker, Susan has lectured to a wide variety of groups about the future of medicine, stem cells, and anti-aging breakthrough technologies.

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Posted by on April 22, 2012 in Uncategorized


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Expert Dorothy Siminovitch has been interviewed for the new book, Ready, Aim, Soar!

Dorothy E. Siminovitch, PHD, MCC is principal of Gestalt Coaching Works, LLC, an ICF-Master Certified Coach and consultant to organizational leaders, executives, teams, and groups worldwide. She is founder, co-owner, and faculty of the Eurasian Gestalt Coaching Program (EGCP) in Istanbul, an ICF-accredited coach-training program.

Dorothy initiated and co-ran the first Gestalt-based coach training program to earn International Coach Federation (ICF) accreditation, the International Gestalt Coaching Program (IGCP).

Dorothy honed her rich teaching, coaching, and consulting skills while serving in leadership roles at the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland and through her affiliation with the Gestalt International Study Center based in Wellfleet, Massachusetts.

She provides world-class training and transformative human development through Gestalt-based coaching, leading to outstanding results for individuals, groups, and organizations. Her specialties are coaching for peak performance, overcoming derailment, and working for high performance with groups and teams.

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Posted by on April 21, 2012 in Uncategorized


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