Preeminent Polar Explorer
Ann Bancroft is one of the world's preeminent polar explorers and an internationally recognized leader who is dedicated to inspiring women, girls and audiences around the world to unleash the power of their dreams. Through her various roles as an explorer, educator and sought-after speaker, Bancroft believes that by sharing stories related to her dreams of outdoor adventure, she can help inspire a global audience to pursue their individual dreams.
Lovitude Soul Painter and LinkedIn Online Branding / Sales Expert
Anne Pryor, M.A. is the creator of Lovitude™ and a Soul Painter. She was inspired through after death communications (ADC) with her friend to create vivid images to elucidate, awaken, and activate souls using ink, her breath, and essential oils, on plastic. Anne was not an artist before these messages. Her paintings have been called 'visual blessings and are hanging in Mayo Clinic, a Pulitzer Prize Winner's home, in galleries and licensed on products sold globally. She was a featured guest on the Hallmark Channel Home & Family Show, viewed by millions of people and in the Lake Minnetonka Magazine.
Four-time Olympian and Winner of Six Olympic Medals; Olympic Hall of Fame Inductee
One of the top female skaters of her time and among the most decorated female athletes in Olympic history, Bonnie Blair is undoubtedly a true chion. Competing in four Olympic Games, she was the first American woman to win gold medals at two consecutive Winter Olympics and the first American to win five gold medals in Winter Olympic Games.
Overcoming Life’s Obstacles as Entrepreneur, Real Estate Investor, Motivational Sports Coach, Restaurateur and Author
Desi Williamson is a master of reinvention, leading a diverse career as a corporate sales and marketing executive, real estate entrepreneur, motivational coach for the NFL Minnesota Vikings, and restaurant franchise owner.
Laugh At Fear - Finding the Courage to Achieve
A professional variety comedian for over twenty years, with numerous television and Las Vegas credits, Frank Miles died in a hang gliding accident and was revived by emergency room doctors. True courage - he came to realize - is not facing death in daredevil pursuits, true courage is facing life.
Performance Psychologist and Pro Athlete Mental Coach
Dr. Jim Loehr is Chairman, CEO and co-founder of LGE Performance Systems, a training company that specializes in helping business executives, elite law enforcement teams, medical professionals, and professional athletes achieve full engagement in high stress environments. LGE’s world renowned Full Engagement™ training system reflects Dr. Loehr’s conviction that managing energy, not time, is the key to sustained high performance.
Olympic Chion, Sportscaster and Author
At the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, John Naber captured four Gold Medals, one Silver Medal and broke four World Records. His World Records in the 100 and 200-meter backstroke lasted an amazing seven years after his retirement.
Be the Best You Can Be
Rocky Bleier's story - a gripping tale of courage on both the football fields of America and the battle fields of Vietnam - has held audiences in rapt attention for years. Yet, the motivational message behind it, detailing how ordinary people can become extraordinary achievers, defines success in the new American century.