Here are the Experts that I've Learned From
(and you can too!)
Zig Ziglar is an all- American success story. Having grown up in a turbulent and difficult time, Zig Ziglar’s great compassion for people and their potential came about by observing his highly principled mother. Affected at a very early age by the death of his father, Zig learned firsthand the importance of self-reliance and a balanced work ethic. This foundation would eventually become his motto of: “You can have everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.”
As a talented author and speaker his international appeal has transcended every color, culture, and career. Recognized by his peers as the quintessential motivational genius of our times, Zig Ziglar’s unique delivery style and powerful messages have earned him many honors and today he is considered one of the most versatile authorities on the science of human potential.
On November 28th of 2012, Zig fulfilled his ultimate dream of walking with God in Heaven. The Ziglar Corporation and Zig's legacy are now carried on by his proud son, Tom Ziglar.
John C. Maxwell is an internationally renowned leadership expert, coach, and author with more than 22 million books sold. Dr. Maxwell founded The John Maxwell Company and EQUIP, organizations that have trained more than 5 million leaders in 185 countries. Every year he speaks to Fortune 500 and 100 companies, international government leaders, and organizations such as the United States Military Academy at West Point, the NFL, and the United Nations. A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Business Week best-selling author, Maxwell’s The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership has sold more than 2 million copies. Developing the Leader Within You and The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader have each sold more than 1 million copies. You can follow him on Twitter @JohnCMaxwell and read his blog at JohnMaxwell.com.
Jeffrey Gitomer is among the most sought after inspirational speakers in the world today. He gives more than 100 corporate and public seminars a year on four continents, and his clients include the largest national and multi-national corporations. Jeffrey’s sellout presentations and keynote addresses are funny, insightful, real world, in your face, off the wall, and on the money. His 12 books have sold millions of copies worldwide and have appeared on best seller lists more than 850 times. Jeffrey’s free weekly multi-media ezine, Sales Caffeine, goes out to 250,000 subscribers. He also helped create Ace of Sales, the first CRM that actually helps you make sales. Jeffrey now brings his books and powerful webinars to life in a complete online program at www.gitomervt.com. He also trains Gitomer Certified Speakers and Advisors around the world. Visit www.gitomercertifiedadvisors.com
Joseph A. Michelli, Ph.D., is an internationally sought-after speaker, author, and organizational consultant who transfers his knowledge of exceptional business practices in ways that develop joyful and productive workplaces with a focus on the total customer experience. His insights encourage leaders and frontline workers to grow and invest passionately in all aspects of their lives.
Dr. Michelli's latest book, Leading The Starbucks Way: 5 Principles for Connecting with Your Customer, Your Products, and Your People released in September 2013. Joseph is a Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, Nielson Bookscan and New York Times #1 bestselling author.
Bob shares information on topics vital to the success of today’s businessperson. He speaks for corporations and associations internationally, including fortune 500 companies, franchises, and numerous direct sales organizations. Bob regularly addresses audiences ranging in size from 50 to 16,000 — sharing the platform with notables including today’s top thought leaders, broadcast personalities, Olympic athletes and political leaders including a former United States President. He is best known for his book Endless Referrals and his business parable, The Go-Giver.
Drawing on his own experiences and the stories of other influential people, he offers five simple principles of what he calls Ultimate Influence™ — the ability to move people to your side in a way that leaves everyone feeling great about the outcome… and about themselves!
Michael E. Gerber
Michael E. Gerber is the founder of E-Myth Worldwide, the coaching, training and education firm he created in 1977 to transform the development of small businesses worldwide.
Gerber is the author of 13 business books, including the mega-bestseller The E-Myth Revisited. His revolutionary perspective has become the gold standard for small business development throughout the world, becoming what INC Magazine calls him: “The World’s #1 small business guru,” and one of Business Week’s bestselling authors of past decades. Gerber’s passion and genius for understanding the plight of the individual entrepreneur is the crux of his tremendous appeal and success, and has formed the core value of his brand as it has evolved over three decades.
David Frey is the author of the Small Business Marketing Bible and the Instant Referral Systems program. He’s been devising and implementing business referral programs for over 16 years. David has a following of over 60,000 small business owners around the world that subscribe to his marketing newsletter and a customer base of over 10,000 professionals that use his follow up referral marketing system.
David’s first passion is his family and spending time with his wife Ingrid and two young children. He loves to travel and spends a minimum of three months a year vacationing and traveling. David is also deeply involved in building schools in Africa for underprivileged children.
From Plumber’s wife to Business Builder! Ellen got involved in her husband's plumbing company after his partner died unexpectedly. She was humbled. It seemed like lots of money was moving through the company, but at the end of the month there was never any money left. She found terrific mentors, savvy contractors who taught her how to keep score in business, how to put a simple Biz Plan together, how to make money. Now, Ellen helps make ordinarily dry-as-dust business planning powerful, easy-to-do and fast-to-cash. She shows people how to create a profitable business – and it can be done in a weekend.
She started Bare Bones Biz- a venture capital and consulting company - in 1995, to help folks of all ages turn their big ideas into successful businesses. As president of Benjamin Franklin, The Punctual Plumber, a home service company, she helped the company grow from zero to $40 million in franchise sales, 47 locations, in less than 2 years.
As a best-selling author, Zig Ziglar Motivational Speaker, business owner of multiple companies, wife of 15 years and mother of two young boys, Michelle Prince had to learn the art of juggling her personal and professional life successfully. Most people are juggling too many things, procrastinating and not getting as much done as they want, which leads to a life of frustration and unfulfilled goals.
Michelle is passionate about helping people live with purpose, follow their passion and take action in big ways! Michelle has learned the secret to living a happier, more abundant life and she’s on a mission to show you how to stop juggling, overcome procrastination and get more done in your business, leadership and life! It’s time for “America’s Productivity Coach” to give you the tools to STOP being busy being busy!