July 13, 2015

How Champions Think: In Sports and in Life

Dr. Bob Rotella was the director of sports psychology for twenty years at the University of Virginia, where his reputation grew as the person champions talked to about the mental aspects of their game. His client list includes Hall of Fame golfers like Pat Bradley, Tom Kite, and Nick Price as well as stars of the present, such as Darren Clarke, Keegan Bradley, Padraig Harrington, Graeme McDowell, Mark Wilson, and Rory Mcllroy. A writer for and consultant to Golf Digest, he lives […]
June 15, 2015

Bruce Loeffler with The Experience: The 5 Principles of Disney Service and Relationship Excellence

President of the Enspiron Company, Bruce Loeffler began his career with Disneyland’s “Kids of the Kingdom” eventually being promoted to overseeing Showmanship Service for Epcot and the Magic Kingdom. His passion is to challenge, stretch and motivate employees and leaders to excellence in such client industries as hospitals, theme parks,computer companies, supermarkets, departmentstores, airlines, banks, and hotels. About The Experience: The 5 Principles of Disney Service and Relationship Excellence The Experience is a unique guide to mastering the art of customer service and service […]
June 12, 2015

George Bodenheimer with Every Town Is a Sports Town: Business Leadership at ESPN, from the Mailroom to the Boardroom

George Bodenheimer is an ESPN and cable industry pioneer and was the company’s longest-tenured president, a position he held from 1998-2011, overseeing all multimedia sports assets of The Walt Disney Company from 2003-2011 and serving as co-chairman, Disney Media Networks from 2004-2011. He served as Executive Chairman of ESPN, Inc., from 2012-2014. Bodenheimer graduated from Denison University with a degree in economics. He is married with three children. About Every Town Is a Sports Town: Business Leadership at ESPN, from the […]
June 11, 2015

Stephen Goldsmith with The Responsive City: Engaging Communities Through Data-Smart Governance

Stephen Goldsmith is the Daniel Paul Professor of the Practice of Government and the Director of the Innovations in American Government Program at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He previously served as Deputy Mayor of New York and Mayor of Indianapolis, where he earned a reputation as one of the country’s leaders in public-private partnerships, competition, and privatization. Stephen was also the chief domestic policy advisor to the George W. Bush campaign in 2000, the Chair of the Corporation for […]
May 15, 2015

Dennis Damp with Take Charge of Your Federal Career

Dennis V. Damp is an author, retired federal manager, business owner, career counselor and veteran. He retired in 2005 at age 55 with 35 years of government service and now focuses on sharing his knowledge through his books and web sites. Damp is the author of 26 books and a recognized employment expert. His books include Take Charge of Your Federal Career – 2nd edition, The Book of U.S. Government Jobs – 11th edition, Post Office Jobs – 6th edition and Health Care Job  Explosion […]
May 5, 2015

Sam Horn with Got Your Attention?: How to Create Intrigue and Connect with Anyone

Sam Horn, president of Action Seminars, has presented her real-life workshops to more than 400,000 people since 1981. Her impressive client list includes Young Presidents Organization, National Governors Association, Hewlett-Packard, Four Seasons Resort, the Fortune 500 Forum, the US Navy, and the IRS. She was the top rated speaker at both the 1996 and 1998 International Platform Association conventions in Washington D.C. and is the emcee of the world-renowned Maui Writers Conference. She is also the author of Tongue Fu!, What’s Holding […]
April 29, 2015

Ira Chaleff with Intelligent Disobedience: Doing Right When What You’re Told to Do is Wrong

Ira Chaleff is the founder and president of Executive Coaching & Consulting Associates and chairman emeritus of the Congressional Management Foundation in Washington, D.C. He is the founder of the Followership Learning Community of the International Leadership Association and has been named one of the 100 Best Minds on Leadership by Leadership Excellence magazine. About Intelligent Disobedience: Doing Right When What You’re Told to Do is Wrong Nearly every week we read about a tragedy or scandal that could have been […]