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23 Mar Eric Boles

Eric Boles is the president of The Game Changers, Inc. Through a combination of coaching, consulting, and training, Eric Boles helps organizations collapse time achieve goals quickly and function within their purpose and values. The results organizations experience are real and powerful. He helps organizations…

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12 Dec Laura Stack

Laura Stack is America’s Premier Expert in Productivity™. In 1992, Laura founded her company, The Productivity Pro, Inc., which specializes in business performance, strategy execution, and employee productivity. As a highly-regarded speaker and author, Laura shares her vision and methodologies around the globe on creating…

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30 Oct Jim Abbott

Jim Abbott was born September 19, 1967, in Flint, Michigan without a right hand. He was an All-America hurler at Michigan; won the Sullivan Award in 1987; was the pitcher for the Gold Medal Olympic Team in 1988; and threw a 4-0 no-hitter for the…

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16 Sep Matt Mayberry

A former NFL linebacker with the Chicago Bears, Matt Mayberry has become a highly-acclaimed motivational speaker and maximum performance strategist. As the CEO of Matt Mayberry Enterprises, his company specializes in helping individuals and organizations all over the world. His message is simple: Escape mediocrity, claim your…

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09 Sep Phil Simms

Lead Analyst, NFL on CBS Phil Simms, Super Bowl XXI MVP and a 15-year NFL veteran, joined CBS Sports in January, 1998 as lead analyst for coverage of the NFL on CBS. He was first paired with Greg Gumbel and now Jim Nantz as the…

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09 Sep Chris Fowler

Host of ABC’s primetime Saturday Night Football and ESPN’s CollegeGameDay, Chris Fowler is one of the most versatile and talented personalities on television. A fixture at ESPN since he started with the network in 1986, Fowler plays the role of host, commentator or play-by-play announcer…

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18 Jul Pat Richie

Pat Richie: Three Super Bowl rings and The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – a unique combination, utilizing the experience of building a teamwork culture for one of the highest performing athletic teams ever, and the expertise of developing and applying these groundbreaking models for business. As a sought-after speaker, trainer and consultant, Pat Richie…

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16 Jul Don Yaeger

As an award-winning keynote speaker, business leadership coach, an eight-time New York Times Best-selling author and longtime Associate Editor for Sports Illustrated, Don Yaeger has fashioned a career as one of America’s most provocative thought leaders. As a speaker, he has worked with audiences as…

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13 May Jerry Rice

Jerry Rice grew up in Crawford, Mississippi, the son of the brick mason. He developed his hands while working for his father by catching bricks that his brothers threw him. Rice later recalled that working for his father also taught him “the meaning of hard…

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08 May Robyn Benincasa

World Champion Eco-Challenge Adventure Racer, New York Times Bestselling Author, Founder of the 501c3 Project Athena Foundation (Survivors to Athletes!), 3x Guinness World Record Distance Paddler, Proud Owner of 2 Metal ‘Bionic Hips’ and Full Time San Diego Firefighter Robyn Benincasa definitely knows a thing…

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07 May The Wooden Course

In July of 2000, Lynn Guerin , wrote a heartfelt letter to legendary UCLA basketball coach, John R. Wooden. It was a humble beginning, full of hope and vision. The motivation for the letter was a challenge proposed by Neville Johnson, a self-styled Wooden autobiographer…

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07 May Sharon Wood

Mount Everest was a culmination of an odyssey that began at age twelve when her father took her up her first mountain. By the time she was seventeen she was devoting all her time to climbing. Laurie Skreslet met Sharon at Outward Bound and knew…

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07 May Pat Williams

Pat Williams is a basketball Hall-of-Famer, currently serving as co-founder and senior vice president of the NBA’s Orlando Magic. As one of America’s top motivational speakers, he has addressed thousands of executives in organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies and national associations to universities and…

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07 May Erik Weihenmayer

On May 25, 2001, Erik Weihenmayer became the only blind man in history to reach the summit of the world’s highest peak – Mount Everest. On August 20, 2008, when he stood on top of Carstenz Pyramid, the tallest peak in Austral-Asia, Weihenmayer completed his…

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06 May Joe Torre

The most respected manager in baseball today, Joe Torre shares his individual and organizational secrets of success, sacrifice, communication, trust and dealing with adversity. Drawing on his years of experience in the corporate microcosm that is professional baseball, Joe Torre shares his wisdom on the…

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05 May Emmitt Smith

A respected entrepreneur, a sought-after speaker, bestselling author and one of the most valuable personal brands in the sports-entertainment field — these are just a few of the ways to describe Emmitt Smith. As President & CEO of Emmitt Smith Enterprises, Inc., Smith leads a…

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05 May Gale Sayers

Pride, poise, leadership, dedication and loyalty are all traits exhibited by NFL Hall of Famer Gale Sayers. Following an incredible football career with the Chicago Bears, Sayers began another successful career in business following the same principles he used on the field. After completing his…

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03 May Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps has been making waves in the world of sports since he was young. He broke Mark Spitz’s 36 year-old record for the most gold medals at a single Olympics in the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games when he won eight gold medals. Already…

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03 May Vince Papale

It was 1976 and the Philadelphia Eagles were a losing franchise. Looking to win again, Eagles’ ownership hired the young and energetic college coach Dick Vermeil who put his credibility on the line with bosses and fans when he announced that the Eagles would be…

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02 May Cary Mullen

Cary Mullen currently holds the World Downhill Speed Record for skiing 97 miles per hour down the world’s most famous ski course in Kitzbuhel, Austria. Cary was a non-prodigy who used the five Winning Secrets™ to ultimately become a two-time Olympian and World Cup Champion….

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02 May Dan Marino

Dan Marino is one of the most recognizable and popular sports figures in the entire world. He has managed to re-write the NFL record book by establishing twenty records and positioning himself as the All-Time Leading passer in NFL history. Entering his 17th consecutive season…

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01 May Archie Manning

When people think of Archie Manning, they think football. But Archie’s appeal transcends his athletic achievements. People far and wide have been inspired by his warm personality, his drive and sense of humor. He was recently selected as one of 10 outstanding New Orleanians by…

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30 Apr Ronnie Lott

Ronnie Lott today has a reputation as one of the strongest defensive backs in the history of both college football and National Football League football. He also followed up his success on the football field with a turn as a broadcast commentator on football. Raised…

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30 Apr Howie Long

Howie Long, former Hall of Fame Defensive End for the Los Angeles Raiders, is currently best known for his position of in-studio analyst for the Emmy Award winning Fox NFL Sunday team. A multi-talented performer, Long launched his successful television and film career after playing…

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29 Apr Jackie Joyner-Kersee

As one of the most decorated female athletes of all time, Jackie Joyner-Kersee dominated the track and field circuit for 13 years and won three gold, one silver, and two bronze medals spanning four Olympic Games during her illustrious career. At the 1984 Olympics in…

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29 Apr Earvin “Magic” Johnson

NBA legend, two-time Hall of Famer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, motivational speaker… these are but a few of the honors and distinctions Earvin “Magic” Johnson has racked up over the years. Today, the business mogul has successfully parlayed his skills on the basketball court into multimillion-dollar success…

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29 Apr Phil Jackson

The National Basketball Association recognized Phil Jackson as one of the 10 best coaches of all time. He led the Chicago Bulls to six NBA Championships in eight seasons, and orchestrated a team of some of basketball’s leading players, including Michael Jordan. Known for his…

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27 Apr Brian Holloway

Hired by at least 260 Fortune 500 Companies from around the world–Brian Holloway has set himself apart in delivering high performance value for the hard charging corporate competitors. Multi-Billion dollar giant Hewlett-Packard and Compaq called on him to help meld these two extraordinary world cultures…

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27 Apr Scott Hamilton

Scott Hamilton The most recognized male figure skating star in the world, Scott Hamilton has won 70 titles, awards and honors including an Emmy Award nomination, induction into the United States Olympic Hall of Fame and a privileged member of the World Figure Skating Hall…

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25 Apr Lynn Guerin

In addition to leading the family-owned marketing services firm, Mr. Guerin specializes in assisting corporations in the development and implementation of performance improvement systerms that create market leadership. He combines broad experience in management, marketing, strategic planning, human resource development, quality education training systems, and…

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25 Apr Wayne Gretzky

For two decades, the ethereal Wayne Gretzky lifted hockey to new and dizzying heights while establishing himself as the greatest player of all time. He transcended hockey and was the most statistically dominant player in the history of North American team sports. Gretzky helped win…

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23 Apr Janet Evans

Janet Evans is widely considered to the be the greatest female distance swimmer in history. Despite her small size and unorthodox windmill stroke, she was a natural-born swimmer, completing laps by the age of two. In 1987, when she was 15 years old, Janet burst…

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23 Apr Mike Eruzione

Millions of Americans remember Mike Eruzione as the captain of the US Hockey Team that beat the odds to win the Gold Medal at the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, NY. It was his decisive winning goal that beat the Soviet team and stunned the…

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23 Apr John Elway

John Elway was born in Port Angeles, Washington and later attended High School in Granada Hills, California. Elway spent his college years at Stanford University where he played both football and baseball. His last football game at Stanford was one of the most famous games…

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22 Apr Bill Walton

One of the NBA’s 50 all-time greatest players, Bill Walton shares his inspiring lessons learned through a brilliant career, his focus on teamwork and ability to overcome adversity. A basketball superstar and member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, Bill Walton made sports history playing…

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22 Apr Mike Ditka

Pro Football Hall of Fame player and Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Ditka joined ESPN as an NFL analyst in 2004. With a combined 26 years of playing and head coaching experience, Ditka brings savvy insights as an analyst on Sunday NFL Countdown and Monday Night…

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18 Apr Jim Craig

Jim Craig is widely known as the heart and soul of the 1980 USA Olympic Hockey team. The “Miracle on Ice” victory for the United States over the vaunted, seemingly unbeatable Soviet Union team is largely regarded as one of the most extraordinary sports victories…

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08 Apr Tom Flick

Tom Flick has garnered a reputation around the world as an authority on leadership by helping organizations such as Google, Starbucks, Boeing, and the Pentagon to develop leaders, lead change, increase teamwork, and accelerate personal and organizational performance. Mr. Flick draws on his leadership experience…

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18 Dec Ken Carter

Coach Ken Carter has been coaching for well over 15 years. Throughout his life and tenure as a coach, he has inspired and guided numerous lives of young men to reach their highest potential. His “no non-sense” approach to getting things done is the force…

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16 Jan Troy Aikman

Troy Aikman has harnessed the drive and dedication that formed the foundation of his Hall of Fame football career with the Dallas Cowboys in numerous successful business ventures since retiring from the game following the 2000 season. Through broadcasting, real estate, and The Troy Aikman…

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31 Mar Joe Calloway

Joe Calloway is a performance coach and advisor who helps great companies get even better. He helps organizations focus on what is truly important, inspires constant improvement, and motivates people to immediate action. Joe has been a business author, coach, and speaker for 30 years…

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