Bill Stafford delivers inspirational and practical messages for finding meaning in all of life experiences and living your life on purpose. "We have the power within us to create lives of happiness and loving far beyond our own self-imposed limitations and self-judgments." His book, From Heartache to Happiness was released in March 2014.
In 1991 his daughter was diagnosed with bone cancer. During her three years of treatment including chemotherapy and a leg amputation he was a devoted and compassionate caregiver. Her passing over on September 11, 1994 was an incredibly powerful and life altering experience. Through these experiences he began his quest to discover the processes for healing from life’s many unexpected transitions. In the process he discovered a life of loving far beyond anything he could imagine.
Bill is an award winning speaker, seminar facilitator and author assisting others to unleash their creativity, improve business and personal relationships, and create lives of purpose, balance and authentic self-empowerment.
He has earned Master’s Degrees in both Music Education and Spiritual Psychology. He is also a certified Grief Recovery Specialist, Health Rhythms facilitator and successful life coach with a multi-industry background including education, non-profit management and career transitions.
As a seminar leader Bill has extensive experience in working with diverse populations and presenting information and choices in a clear, concise and understandable manner. Working with the non-profit organization, Smiling Hearts Center, he developed and delivered educational seminars including their signature “From Heartache to Happiness” program.
Recently he has been presenting his four part seminar, “Tools for Successful Living,” for Habitat for Humanity of the San Gabriel Valley. Also, he has been working with local Toastmasters clubs giving his, “Tame Your Fears,” workshop.
For over five years Bill Stafford was a consultant for Right Management, an international career management and transition company and was a successful and sought after facilitator assisting over 1000 individuals in gaining their balance, finding their passion and moving forward in their lives with commitment and confidence.
Throughout his career Bill has combined his background, education and life experience with a passion for being of service to others to bring the best out of the people with whom he works. He has the unique ability to listen deeply, ask questions, and guide my clients to look within so they can access their own inner resources and unlock their potential.