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Embracing the Power of Now
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In this transformational workshop, NYT-Bestselling Memoir Author and Storytelling Coach Ingrid Ricks draws on her personal journey and the life-changing lessons she learned to help you tap into the power of Now and unleash the life you want and deserve. Ricks, who discovered she was going blind from a rare eye disease at age thirty seven, shares how her shock diagnosis — combined with an eye-opening trip to South Africa to write about the plight of AIDS orphans — slammed home the reality that all we have for certain is now, and that she had to make it count. This pivotal realization led her and her husband to completely revamp their lives — including leaving their rural community to live in a city neighborhood they love, redefining their relationship, and quitting their jobs to pursue their passions and dreams. Ricks, who has also battled aggressive breast cancer and recently lost her remaining eyesight, stresses the importance of focusing on what matters, regardless of the cha...

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Travels From: Seattle, WA
Fee Range: Available Upon Request

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Just One More Step
Persistence. In the face of continued adversity, what do you do? Get inspiration from kids with cancer, long distance cycling, and more.
  
In the face of continued adversity, what do you do? How do you gather the strength to keep on going? Where can you find the courage to take that one more step? Learn PERSISTENCE and how to continue in the face of adversity. Be inspired from true stories about kids with cancer, including a rendition of a song sang by a little girl during chemotherapy. We all face difficulties in life. Gain a new understanding of what we can do to move past these difficulties. Also learn about the 180 mile bike ride for kids with cancer that Ari has completed 6 times, and the troubles and travails that has brought at times. Main Takeaways -Learn how to keep moving forward -Be inspired by cancer patients -Journey to moments of near defeat and the success that followed -Follow the path of accomplishment, no matter the difficulty -Techniques to get over humps -Focal points to help get unstuck This motivational speech can be presented as a keynote speech, conference speech, corporate event, and more.

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Travels From: Baltimore, MD
Fee Range: Varies

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Overcoming Adversities to Achieve Financial Success
Ideal talk for college students, employees and managers, young and middle-aged families, and anyone that needs inspiration to achieve success in life.
  
Are you afraid of not being in a better place 1 year, 5 years, or even 10 years from now? Are you buried in debt, living paycheck to paycheck and not sure how to overcome financial struggles? In Victor's talk, solutions to these questions are provided. This program shares the story of Victor Vonico Johnson as he grew up in a single-parent home in a lower income community, then as an adult he struggled with his finances, had horrible credit, no college degree and 3 children with 2 different women (out of wedlock). His poor credit and money management, led to him filing bankruptcy in 2008. Through these adversities, Victor became a voracious reader, began networking more and setting proper goals for his life. He learned how to visualize his goals, speaking them out and changed his daily habits. This led Victor to better jobs, more favorable opportunities, a better credit score, better management of his personal finances, and ultimately, steered him into great corporate jobs, and a succ...

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Travels From: Dallas, TX
Fee Range: Varies

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Kids in Crisis
Helping Educators help Kids Find their Smile During Adversity, Grief, Loss, and Change
  
1. Identify the current leading points of crisis in students' lives 2. Understand the scope of grief that students experience in crisis 3. Learn how to offer a balanced approach to help grieving students without stepping over boundaries 4. Learn the art of advocacy and condolence through presence. 5. Understand and appreciate when and how to refer a student to the professional counselor 6. Identify self-care as the primary action step for adults to helping students reconcile grief

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Travels From: Kansas City, MO
Fee Range: Varies

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Survive and Thrive: How to Overcome Adversity and Live the Life You Really Want
You Can Do This!
  
There are many challenges in life which are unknown. Some are expected while others are not. It's how we cope with these challenges that helps determine the outcome and our attitude. In this presentation, Darcy teaches the audience how to overcome the big things in life so that the little things don't matter in five easy steps. She shares steps on how how to survive and thrive successfully though any challenge. The audience will leave equipped to handle any adversity that comes in their life.

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Travels From: Fishers, IN
Fee Range: Available Upon Request

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The Power of Your Response
Overcoming Adversity
  
You may not have a choice in the circumstance you are in, but you always have a choice in how you respond. In this session, Tiffany will share with you her own journey of resilience during a recent horrific shark attack, which resulted in the loss of most of her arm. She will help teach you through her experience how the choices we make in the middle of the adversity help determine how you will overcome.

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Travels From: Charlotte , NC
Fee Range: $1,000 - $2,500

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The Camino de Santiago-A Journey of Rediscovery
A journey of rediscovery
  
Camino de Santiago Sacrifice and Satisfaction how walking 500 miles changes you The Camino de Santiago is a 500-mile pilgrimage across Northern Spain that has been in existence for nearly 2,000 years. Annually, over 250,000 people from all over the world take on this 5-6 week experience. Bob Logan has walked the Camino three times and during his talks he presents the life lessons learned that can immediately be applied to everyone's own life, including, the power of being uncomfortable; overcoming challenges; dealing with daily doses of adversity; understanding the importance of living a simpler life; how gratitude and appreciation should play a bigger role in our lives; and achieving something bigger than oneself. Bob's Camino talk provides a humbling look at how many of us are living their lives currently in America, and sets aside the trappings of materialism, corporate advancement, and our connected society to embrace relationships and living in the moment as the key to ...

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Travels From: Tucson, AZ
Fee Range: Varies

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INSPIRED TO THRIVE!
There Are No Limits To What A Woman Of Vision Can Do!
  
Tanya Curren's amazing journey is one that will inspire your audience to press into challenges and see the opportunity in learning to adapt to and overcome perceived limitations. In 2004, after emerging from an 8 day life-threatening coma, Tanya found that she had to change the way she looked at and dealt with everything.The insights she gained during her 3 year journey to recovery led her to author 11 audio CD’s, 3 books and to create an award-winning television series – all from her home. Tanya inspires audiences to understand that there are no limitations on what a focused, driven woman of vision can achieve. If you have a DREAM and DARE to step out in faith, you can DO THE IMPOSSIBLE! Tanya’s powerful presentation will inspire your audience to: - EMBRACE YOUR VISION even in times of difficulty - PRESS INTO CHALLENGES instead of avoiding them - ADAPT AND OVERCOME your perceived limitations - CONQUER the fears that keep yo...

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Travels From: Greenville, SC
Fee Range: Available Upon Request

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Punch in the Gut Moments: How to Get Up, Grit Up and Conquer Change
Become a Change Catalyst and Boost Your Resilience
  
Unexpected changes. Punch in the gut moments. “Stuff” hitting the fan. Doing more with less. An unpredictable economy. Health challenges. Relationship struggles. Failures. Dealing with tough issues at home and at work. We live in an ever-changing, dynamic and stressful world – one where adversity will always live and life will inevitably knock you down. Life, both personally and professionally = constant change, with crazy and unpredictable ups and the downs. How you deal with this ever-changing high stress world is completely up to you. Change is certain. But growth and progress are not. Do you learn, grow, evolve and stretch or do you stay stuck when unexpected change and challenges knock the wind out of you? In this authentic, inspiring, high energy session, Kim will share her own punch-in-the-gut moments and how to unlock the keys to conquer change and roll with these gut punches in life. Eight Keys to becoming a Change Catalyst instead of a Change ...

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Travels From: MO
Fee Range: $7,500 - $10,000

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See CULTURE Clearly
Make Your High Performing Team Unstoppable
  
The most successful organizations must utilize crisis and hardship to create a new and resilient culture. Using case studies of successful culture transformation, Jacob will demonstrate how all employees can become engaged in redefining the organization's core competencies and leveraging crisis and turmoil for long term success. After hearing the keynote, managers will: -learn about the five steps necessary to recover from organizational crisis. -effectively leverage adversity to create cohesion around a shared experience. -understand the steps necessary to rebuild the organization with input from all levels of the workforce. -be empowered to use previous company adversity as a foundation for strength and clear organizational vision.

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Travels From: Los Angeles, CA
Fee Range: $7,500 - $10,000

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