Motivation and Inspiration
How do you inspire and motivate people to achieve beyond their known potential? Moving personal stories and challenging presentations help create new goals and strong desires to seize opportunities.
Deborah Boland is a dynamic and entertaining speaker. Her presentations engage, motivate and provide life-changing experiences for successful women 40+ who want to look stylish, classy and age-amazing.
Best-Selling Author, Speaker, Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) and Speaker Hall of Fame Inductee (HoF), Humorist, and "Re-Invention Strategist", Linda Edgecombe is an internationally renowned, award-winning humorous speaker, trainer and consultant. She is a best-selling author who energizes every room as she leads people to loosen up, lighten the load and laugh.
Erica Ehm, creator/publisher of www.yummymummyclub.ca , is one of Canada's most recognized personalities. Chosen to be the first female MuchMusic host, she became the voice of her generation. Since then Ehm has remained in the spotlight as her multi-faceted media career has blossomed in television, radio, film, theater, journalism, songwriting, and music publishing.
Doc Hendley is the epitome of the individual who has made a difference. Tens of thousands of people around the world have clean drinking water they did not have before an idea popped into the head of this “tattooed keg-tapper” musician’s head. Hendley realized that just by using his ability to bartend and create relationships with people, he might be able to help the problem. At the bars where he worked, he started raising money to fight this water epidemic the best way he knew how, by pouring wine and playing music.
Terry Jones is on the cutting edge of innovation and change. As founder of Travelocity.com, chairman of Kayak.com, and Chief Information Officer at American Airlines/Sabre, Terry has a proven track record of leading companies whose innovations have changed an industry.
The Toronto Sun called her "the reigning queen of comedy in Canada." The Globe and Mail called her "suave and stylish". For the last thirty years, Marla Lukofsky has performed as a stand-up comedian in every major city in Canada and the United States.
Barry grew up in Winnipeg, went to school in British Columbia has roots in Newfoundland and has ventured to some of the coldest climates this country offers. He can speak to the uniqueness that is Canada…and the various adventures he has experienced as a television host, actor, comedian, author and an officer in the Canadian Air Force.
Alvin Law is a master storyteller. His sometimes humorous, sometimes serious, but always honest observations about the human experience connects him with his audience in a unique way. His audience feels both the pain and elation that all human beings experience regardless of the circumstances of their birth and he challenges people to reconsider the excuses they make in their daily lives.
Suzanne O'Brien is the author of Life, Love and Transition: Guidance for the End of Life - the recently published guide to achieving a dignified, meaningful death through the hospice experience. Suzanne is also a hospice advocate and motivational speaker.
Cheryl Perera is an accomplished children’s rights activist, a captivating speaker and the Founder and President of OneChild, the premiere organization empowering a movement of children and youth taking action against child sex slavery. Her extraordinary contributions to protect children, and her high innovation, achievement, and leadership have earned her honours such as the World of Children Founder’s Award, and distinguished her as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100, and Canada’s Top 20 Under 20.
As Prima Ballerina with The National Ballet of Canada, Veronica Tennant won a devoted following as a dancer of extraordinary versatility and dramatic power. She gave her farewell performances in Romeo and Juliet and - A Passion For Dance - Celebrating the Tennant Magic in 1989. Tennant overlapped immediately as Host of Sunday Arts Entertainment on CBC Television launching her present career as a producer/director.
As one of Canada’s most successful and influential Hip Hop artists, Wes “Maestro” Williams was selected to be the guest speaker for the former Governor General of Canada’s Summit on Urban Arts when Her Excellency visited Vancouver, BC. Wes has received two Juno Awards and his albums have reached gold and platinum status. His signature song “Let Your Backbone Slide” remains the only Canadian Hip Hop single to ever go gold.
Ethan Zohn is the 2002 winner of the reality television show Survivor. With his 1 million dollar prize money, Ethan co-founded Grassroot Soccer, a nonprofit organization that trains professional soccer players to teach African children, a tailor-made SKILLZ curriculum, about HIV/AIDS prevention.