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Brendan Kane

Brendan Kane

Best-Selling Author of One Million Followers; Business and Digital Strategist for Fortune 500 corporations, brands, and celebrities

Brendan Kane is responsible for the largest social optimization firms in the world, that works with brands such as Disney, NBC, Netflix, and several other notable Fortune 500 companies. He is a business and digital strategist for celebrities and top-tier global brands as well as the best-selling author of One-Million Followers.

Brendan Kane

Brendan began his career at Lakeshore Entertainment, where he was in-charge of interactive media strategies. He then served as vice president of digital for Paramount Pictures, with influential clients from all across the globe, Brendan has monopolized the market and is the best at what he does. He delivers interactive keynotes, that allows his audience to engage and be energized while learning revolutionary information about ways to solve common digital and branding issues.

Brendan thrives on helping brands systematically find and engage new audiences through digital media, who reward relevant content, products and services. With over a decade of experience in the field, Brendan is a branding guru and digital strategist extraordinaire.

Brendan prides himself on adding value to each company he works with, through his detailed strategies; he can focus on all aspects of the task and effectively increase publicity. Audiences will be able to see Brendan take on tasks just like he does in top boardrooms across the globe. He teaches his audiences that each issue requires its own indivdualistic approach.

In just 30 seconds, here are some valuable lessons Brendan Kane can teach your audience at your next event.

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How to Make Corporate Sustainability a Priority

Every year, more than $13 billion worth of energy, leaks from houses through small holes and cracks. That’s more than $150 per family. Opportunities at the intersection of corporate sustainability and technology are the most impactful decisions, for businesses and the environment. However, often times they are overlooked due to cost cutting and budgets.

solar panels eco friendly

The focal point of sustainability is not focusing on  how much damage one can cause, rather by realizing how one individual could make numerous changes through living an eco-friendly lifestyle. 

Businesses have the power to influence corporate sustainability through a myriad of different resources. These three speakers highlight the connection between the two and are intellectuals responsible for changing the world and influencing audiences for the better.

Joel Makower Sustainability Speaker

Joel Makower 

Environmentally Responsible Business Practices

Joel Makower helps companies integrate sustainability and clean technology into their operations and do it in a way that aligns with core business goals and strategies. By using a balanced, engaging and empowering perspective with a powerful, bottom-line message.  Joel believes that we need to think bigger and bolder in order to reverse the negative environmental effects of our current lifestyles.

Joel believes that although sustainability is a complicated subject, this is our moment to make change. “If you want things to stay as they are, things will have to change”. Sustainability is an optimistic profession, we need to focus on what it is that we want to change in order to work together and decrease pollution and other malpractices.

Andrew Winston Sustainability Speaker

Andrew Winston

Finding the Gold in Green

Andrew Winston is an internationally recognized advisor, writer and speaker on sustainable business. He focuses on the message of practical optimism: the world has innumerable environmental issues however, business has the resources, tools and creativity to create a sustainable world.  Andrew exclaims that as of 2019, the world only has 11 years left, until we reach a stage of no return.

Andrew focuses his work on biophysical data, analyzing the climate, resources and the technological change that comes with it. Andrew believes that businesses are discussing climate change more than ever because we are all experiencing the changes. In fact, businesses loose more money on incidents that occur due to climate change than they would if they made eco-friendly choices for their businesses.

Reese Halter Sustainability Speaker

Dr. Reese Halter

Broadcaster, Distinguished Scientist

Dr. Reese Halter is a powerful voice for bees, trees and seas. Dr. Halter has a unique skill for simplifying nature’s most daunting issues for the public and bringing people together to fight against them. He is a revolutionary conservation biologist, an award-winning environmentalist and writer.

Dr. Reese encourages audiences to raise global consciousness about water. He is a master at evoking one’s love for nature and at helping individuals understand and protect it. Dr.Reese believes that people with a high disposable income need to be targeted, because their decisions are affecting the environment and they are the reason that climate change and poaching are evident.

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Laugh Your Way Out of Stress at Work

A recent report by Health Advocate suggests that, stress related issues are responsible for as much as $300 billion in lost productivity annually. Furthermore, over a million employees miss work each day due to high amounts of stress, related to aspects involving their job. Another huge issue with a high stress environment is the increased spending on health insurance by a staggering 46%, employees that are continually stressed are responsible for almost 90% of doctor’s visits.

reducing stress with laughter

Unfortunately, there are a plethora of issues that contribute to stress in the workplace. The most prominent ones are, but not limited to, low wages, a lack of professional development opportunities and a lack of work-life balance.

Below are three phenomenal speakers who cater to reducing stress in the work environment through their use of humor.

Karyn Buxman on Reducing Stress

Karyn Buxman

Author & Co-Founder of The World Laughing Tour 

Karyn Buxman teaches her audience that laughter is indeed the best medicine. She emphasizes through her work that we have a great power– laughter. Karyn stresses that we should take advantage of the art and science of applied humor. Her goal is to teach employees how to transform their lives using laughter and using it with a purpose, to heal, enlighten and empower.

Karyn stresses that humor is more than just entertainment, it is a powerful bonding activity and has innumerable health benefits including reducing stress. She encourages employees to grasp the power they have at their fingertips, that they have not taken advantage of yet. Through her decades of studies on the intersection of humor and the brain, Karyn believes that humor is our future because it affects our DNA. She claims, “the better your understanding of humor, the better your DNA is going to be.”

Jones Loflin Speaker

Jones Loflin

Helping Individuals & Organizations With The Struggle Of Too Much To Do

Jones Loflin focuses on emphasizing one’s work-life balance, by delivering powerful ideas and practical solutions to individuals and organizations struggling with too much to do. “What is the most important thing to you?” Asking this question not only allows you to identify what you would like to change, but how you can make these changes.

Jones exclaims the idea of focusing on what is most important, this increases the productivity of employees by formulating a structured work-life balance. Companies utilize Jones in order to to help employees take action and many claim to make changes as soon as they walk out of the room. A characteristic that is focal to Jones is the unwavering passion he has for his work. Jones assists employees by giving them the wisdom they need to go out and accomplish things they could have never dreamed of prior to his speech.

Loretta LaRoche Speaker

Loretta LaRoche

The Joy of Stress: Humor as a Coping Mechanism 

Loretta LaRoche is a stress management extraordinaire. She teaches her audience that sleep is vital for a healthy lifestyle and reducing stress. Loretta betters the health of your organization by diminishing stress through humor. She engages audiences and imparts both optimism and happiness. Loretta also focuses on the benefits of sleep, highlighting that it is a necessity and improves mental and physical well-being.

She highlights how stress can be amplified in our lives through our subconscious actions. In her keynotes, she helps employees discover how feelings and behavior can affect relationships, careers and self-worth. She focuses on educating companies on how humor can benefit their everyday lives, while increasing productivity and camaraderie in the workplace.

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The Power of Patriotism at Your Next Event

Patriotism can be defined as “love or devotion to one’s country,” and few holidays better exemplify this notion than the Fourth of July!


Our Independence Day celebration is kicking off with our list of four speakers who are sure to set off fireworks at your next event.




The following Veterans & Keynote Speakers incorporate Patriotism into their presentations and leave audiences with a renewed connection to their country!

PatriotismConsuelo Castillo Kickbusch

Leadership Expert, Retired Lieutenant Colonel US Army


Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch is a renowned, charismatic, passionate and influential speaker with a mission to empower the next generation of leaders. Throughout her career, Consuelo has shared her personal knowledge on becoming an effective leader in today’s global marketplace with hundreds of schools, colleges, universities, corporations, and government institutions both in the U.S. and abroad.


Born and raised along the border in a small barrio in Laredo, Texas, Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch is all too familiar with the challenges of poverty, discrimination and illiteracy. Although she grew up without material wealth, Consuelo was taught by her immigrant parents that she was rich in culture, tradition, values and faith. Read More…


Topics Include: Education, Leadership, Patriotism


Captain Charlie Plumb

P.O.W. Survivor, Two-Time Purple Heart Recipient and Original “Top Gun” Fighter Pilot


Captain Charlie Plumb has lived what he believes to be the American Dream. As a farm kid from Kansas, he fantasized about airplanes although he felt certain he would never have the opportunity to pilot one. It would be the United States Navy who afforded Plumb the opportunity to live out that dream. After graduating from the Naval Academy, Plumb completed Navy Flight Training where he flew the first adversarial flights in the development of what would be called The Navy Fighter Weapons School.


The next year, Plumb’s squadron the Aardvarks launched on the Aircraft Carrier USS Kitty Hawk with Fighter Squadron 114 to fly the Navy’s hottest airplane, the F-4 Phantom Jet. On his 75th mission, just five days before the end of his tour, Plumb was shot down over Hanoi, taken prisoner, tortured, and spent the next 2,103 days as a Prisoner Of War. Read More…


Topics Include: Overcoming Adversity, Change, Patriotism


Michael Strobl

A Soldier’s Story: Taking Chance


Michael Strobl enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1983. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in December of 1987 and served around the world in various duties as a field artilleryman. He deployed with both the 15th and 13th Marine Expeditionary Units (Special Operations Capable) and served in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait as an artillery platoon commander during Desert Storm.


Retiring from the Marine Corps in 2007 he accepted a position as an Operations Research Analyst in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation). He currently works at the Pentagon. Read More…


Topics Include: Overcoming Adversity, Motivational, Patriotism


PatriotismDr. Howard Wasdin

Doctor, Warrior, Keynote Speaker, Angel Flight Pilot, Kentucky Colonel & Best Selling Author


DR. HOWARD E. WASDIN is a former SEAL Team Six member.  After graduating with BUD/S Class 143, he later became a top sniper with SEAL Team Six.  For his actions in “Operation Gothic Serpent” in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1993, he was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action against an enemy of the United States, and the Purple Heart for injuries sustained in action.  In that conflict he was wounded three times and nearly lost his right leg.


Howard served in the US Navy for twelve years, nine of which were as part of the SEAL Teams. After twelve years, he was medically discharged due to the injuries he sustained in Mogadishu. The Somalia conflict would later become more commonly known as “Black Hawk Down”, nick-named after the story depicted by Mark Bowden in his book and movie of the same name. Read More…


Topics Include: Overcoming Adversity, Health & Wellness, Patriotism


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Understand The 2020 Race With Top Political Experts

Democratic Debates

With parts 1 & 2 of the 2020 Democratic Debates wrapped, we are officially in the midst of what will surely be a memorable presidential race. Turn on any news network and it is guaranteed to be the topic of conversation. From political strategists to investigative journalists, the best of the best politicos can be found on television breaking down the highlights of the debate.


For the average American at times politics can be a complex concept to digest. That’s why we’ve rounded up 5 of the best political correspondents and keynote speakers who can provide your organization with the political insight it needs to prepare top-of-the-line business strategies that will weather any political climate.

Democratic DebatesRichard Fowler

Fox News Channel Contributor & Democratic Messaging Expert


Richard Fowler is the nationally syndicated radio host of The Richard Fowler Show, a Fox News Channel contributor and millennial messaging expert. Positioned at the intersection of news, politics and the cultural issues facing everyday Americans, Richard’s fresh style and non-traditional spin on populism have taken audiences by storm. He pushes all ages and demographics to ask more of themselves. As a gay man, Fowler understands this fight more than most, having fought for equality his entire adulthood.


From his campaign work uncovering the deplorable school conditions in the Detroit Public School system to his effort training and equipping hundreds of millennials to run for office and take charge of their community, Richard brings a sense of realness to everything he does. Read More…


Topics: Economics, Business Entrepreneurship, Politics


Democratic DebatesAmy Myers Jaffe

Expert on Geopolitics and Public Policy


Amy Myers Jaffe is a leading expert on global energy policy, geopolitical risk, and energy and sustainability. Jaffe serves as Executive Director of Energy and Sustainability at the University of California, Davis, with a joint appointment in the Graduate School of Management and Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS). At ITS-Davis, Jaffe leads research on comparative pathways for alternative fuels for the Next STEPS program (Sustainable Transportation Energy Pathways).


Prior to joining UC Davis, Jaffe served as director of the Energy Forum and was the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow in Energy Studies at Rice University’s James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy. Her research focuses on oil and natural gas geopolitics, strategic energy policy, corporate investment strategies in the energy sector, and energy economics. Read More…


Topics: Economics, Global Issues, Politics

Democratic DebatesBob Woodward

Legendary Pulitzer Prize-Winning Investigative Journalist


Bob Woodward gained international attention when he and Carl Bernstein uncovered the Watergate scandal in 1973. Since then, Watergate’s theme of secret government has driven Woodward’s tough but fair and non-partisan reporting. He pulls back the curtain on the inner workings of Washington; revealing in meticulous detail what’s really going on in the halls power. Have the lessons of Watergate been forgotten? Is the media doing its job? Woodward offers an historical perspective as only he can. Woodward has written about the last nine U.S. presidents and chronicled how the power of the presidency has evolved.


Former CIA director and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates wished he’d recruited Woodward into the CIA, “He has an extraordinary ability to get otherwise responsible adults to spill [their] guts to him…his ability to get people to talk about stuff they shouldn’t be talking about is just extraordinary and may be unique.” Therein lays the genius talent of Bob Woodward. Read More…


Topics: Overcoming Adversity, Leadership, Politics


Donna BrazileDemocratic Debates

CNN Analyst and Democratic Political Strategist


Veteran Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile is an adjunct professor, author, syndicated columnist, television political commentator, former Vice Chair for Civic Engagement and Voter Participation at the Democratic National Committee (DNC), and former chair of the DNC’s Voting Rights Institute. Currently, she is serving as Interim Chair of the Democratic National Committee. Ms. Brazile has worked passionately in the rebuilding and recovery efforts in her beloved hometown of New Orleans. Additionally, she loves working with young people, encouraging them to vote, to run for office, and to work within the system to strengthen it.


She first got involved in politics at the age of nine when she worked to elect a City Council candidate who had promised to build a playground in her neighborhood; the candidate won, the swing set was installed, and a lifelong passion for political progress was ignited. Ms. Brazile worked on every presidential campaign from 1976 through 2000, when she became the first African-American to manage a presidential campaign. Read More…


Topics: Politics, African-American, Women in Politics

Frank Luntz

Party Pollster and Political Consultant


Frank Luntz is one of the most honored communication professionals in America today. Time magazine named him one of “50 of America’s most promising leaders aged 40 and under” and he is the “hottest pollster” in America according to the Boston Globe. Frank was named one of the four “Top Research Minds” by Business Week and was the winner of the coveted Washington Post “Crystal Ball” award for being the most accurate pundit in 1992. Public Television’s Bill Moyers had this to say about Frank: “He’s a magician with a gift for the politics of words and what words best connect with the hearts and minds of the public”.


The “Instant Response” focus group technique pioneered by Frank was profiled on 60 Minutes. He has also been a guest on Meet the Press, Nightline, The Today Show, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Good Morning America, Hannity and Colmes, Charlie Rose, Real Time with Bill Maher, and Hardball with Chris Matthews. He also served as a consultant to the award-winning NBC hit show “The West Wing”. Read More…


Topics: Communication Skills, Media Personalities, Politics


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From The World Cup To Your Event

As we near the end of the 2019 Women’s World Cup, we highlight powerful female sports stars who have shifted their careers from the soccer field to center stage.



The following three World Cup vets continue to inspire crowds with the leadership skills they acquired during their record-breaking years on the field!

world cupAngela Hucles

Soccer Analyst, Sports Leadership Expert, Olympian


Angela Hucles began her playing career with the Boston Breakers in the inaugural seasons of both the Women’s United Soccer Association (WUSA) in 2001 and again in 2008 with Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS). With the national team, she started in 48 of her 109 career appearances for the USWNT and is currently ranked 24th on the all-time U.S. appearances list. She was a member of two Olympic-gold winning teams (2004, 2008) and finished third in two World Cups (2003, 2007).


Hucles played at the University of Virginia from 1996-1999. While at Virginia, she was a first team All-ACC Selection and a 4 time Mid- Atlantic Star. Hucles ended her career at Virginia as the all-time leader in goals with 59 and also the all-time leader in points with 138. She currently holds the record at the University of Virginia for most game- winning goals with 19. She was listed as a finalist for the prestigious MAC Hermann Trophy in 1999. Read More…


Topics: Overcoming AdversityLeadershipMotivational


World CupChristie Rampone

Whether In The world Of Soccer Or Business, Leadership Is Simple


Christie Rampone is the longest serving Captain of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (2008 – 2015). Rampone is the first four-time Olympian in the history of the squad. She is the only member of the squad to be part of two Women’s World Cup Championship teams (1999, 2015). She is recognized as the best defender in the world of women’s soccer.


With more than 18 years of experience under her belt, she defined herself as the leader of the United States Women’s National Team, both on and off the field. Christie is the ninth player in the Women’s National Soccer Team’s history to be named the team captain, taking the reigns in 2008. The numbers don’t lie. Her leadership paid dividends as she guided her team to the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Championship and to three Olympic Gold Medals in 2004, 2008 and 2012. She was also part of the 1999 Women’s World Cup Team that captured the heart of our Nation. Read More…


Topics: OlympiansWomen In Sports


World CupHeather Mitts

Former USWNT Defender, 3x Olympic Gold Medalist


As a studio analyst for the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ on FOX, former U.S. Women’s National Team star defender and three-time Olympic Gold medalist Heather Mitts brings impressive on- and off-the-field credentials to the network’s coverage of the world’s biggest women’s soccer competition. Mitts served as a studio analyst for December’s 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup™ draw, the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup and various women’s international friendlies.


A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Mitts enjoyed considerable success for both club and country. She earned her first cap for the U.S. Women’s National Team at the age of 21 and went on to play 137 times for the United States, good for 18th on the USA’s all-time caps list and sixth-best for a defender. She started 104 of her 137 games. She is one of just three women’s soccer players to win three Olympic gold medals, as a member of the 2004, 2008 and 2012 teams. Read More…


Topics: OlympiansWomen In Sports


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The Futurist is Female

In an ever-changing digital world, it’s vital for businesses and organizations to stay ahead of the latest economical and technological trends. How do you do that? Through the help of a futurist! A futurist specializes in helping businesses prepare for the future by analyzing data and trends and making predictions.


female futurist


At Eagles Talent we believe the future is female, so we are showcasing three female Futurist speakers who can give your organization a clear understanding of what to expect in this ever-changing business climate!


female futuristErica Orange

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, The Future Hunters


Erica Orange is Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of The Future Hunters, one of the world’s leading futurist consulting firms. She evaluates emerging social, technological, economic, political, demographic and environmental trends – and identifies the strategic implications (the “So what?”) of those trends for several of the most influential Fortune 500 companies, trade associations and public sector clients.


Erica’s ability to connect-the-dots, spot patterns, think critically and analytically, and translate that into actionable strategies is what has made her an invaluable asset to clients. Erica frequently speaks to a wide range of audiences about global trends that are shaping the landscape today. She has also authored numerous articles, book chapters, and industry white papers on cutting-edge, future-focused topics. Erica is recognized in the industry as having a unique, innovative and fresh perspective. Read More…


Topics: FuturistsMarketing


female futuristShara Evans

Teaching organizations to look beyond today, and prepare for the emerging technologies of tomorrow


Shara Evans shows organizations how to take advantage of the opportunities underpinned by emerging technologies. As one of the world’s top female futurists, Shara is one of those rare individuals who merge incredible technical skills with an innate understanding of the social and economic impact of new technologies.


Regarded as a leading expert on emerging technologies, cyber security, digital privacy and the future of health, humanity and work, Shara is regularly featured on broadcast television. She’s appeared on ABC’s Q&A, The Project, Sky News, Weekend Sunrise, Lateline, and more and is routinely interviewed by radio, print and online media. Read More…


Topics: FuturistsTechnologyCyber Security & Identity Theft


Nancy Giordano

Strategic Futurist, Corporate Strategist, Keynote Speaker


Described as endlessly optimistic, Nancy Giordano is a strategic futurist with a drive to help enterprise organizations and visionary leaders transform to meet the escalating expectations ahead. Recognized as one of the world’s top female futurists, she has spent her career building, shaping and evolving a portfolio of $50 billion worth of major global brands.  Executives love her unique abilities to sense and synthesize the shifts ahead and to guide those ready to build more relevant and sustainable solutions.


Nancy started a formidable career at several of the most influential ad agencies in NY, Chicago, and LA.  For more than a decade now, she has been the Founder/CEO of Play Big Inc., a strategic inspiration company, applying her broad understanding of the intense cultural and technological shifts we’re facing. Read More…


Topics: FuturistsArtificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics


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Today’s Top Visionaries of African American Music

African American MusicFor the past two centuries, few things have had more of an influence on the pop culture zeitgeist than African American art. The impact that people of color, specifically African American artists, have had on music can be seen in some of the industry’s biggest hits–from the blues-inspired songs of Elvis Presley to Madonna’s dance floor anthem Vogue.


With such a resounding legacy, it’s no surprise that in 1979 President Carter decreed June to be Black Music Month–later renamed African American Music Appreciation Month by President Obama. Forty years later, African American musicians continue to inspire audiences with their unique sounds and messages that define American culture.

Although June is a time for celebrating African American visionaries, the following artists and speakers use music as a medium for inspiring audiences and sparking creativity all year long.


Kai Kight

Classical Violinist Turned Innovator, Composer & Entrepreneur


Kai Kight has a diverse background that has been fueled by creating and making. He holds an engineering degree from Stanford University’s d. school where he was introduced to the innovative culture of Silicon Valley. As a Kleiner Perkins Design Fellow and Mayfield Fellow, Kai got an early start in entrepreneurship.


Kai began playing the violin when he was 3 years old. He was classically trained and studied under the concertmaster of Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. His music has brought him to perform in venues such as the White House to the Great Wall of China. Read More…


Topics: Motivational, Entertainment with a Message, Musicians & Singers


Jade Simmons

No. 1 Maverick


Jade Simmons spent the first few years of her career performing as a classical concert pianist. Following an artistic epiphany, she pivoted from playing the piano to impress audiences, to using the piano as the vehicle by which to provide the inspiration, information and entertainment that profoundly moves them instead. The results have been, well…darn impressive.


No stranger to pushing boundaries to see bold results, this concert pianist turned world changer is brought in by the likes of corporations like Mass Mutual, Royal Bank of Canada, DOW, Raytheon, the Hershey Company, Genentech, Valic, Pfizer and Nationwide to redefine purpose, inspire seismic shifts in mindset and activate audiences to go out and instantly start living more consequential lives of impact. Read More…


Topics: Arts & Pop Culture, Motivational, Religion & Spirituality


Grandmaster Flash

Hip-Hop DJ Pioneer, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee


Emerging from the South Bronx in the early 1970s, Grandmaster Flash is inarguably one of Hip Hop’s original innovators. In the earliest days of the genre, he manipulated music by placing his fingers on the vinyl, perfecting beat looping, and discovering many of the most iconic beats still commonly sampled today. It’s no surprise that The New York Times calls him Hip Hop’s first virtuoso.

Today, he’s the voice of an entire generation of 1970s hip hop pioneers. From his electric live shows, to his production role on Netflix’ The Get Down, Grandmaster Flash is at once a historian, a storyteller, and a cultural force. Read More…


Topics: Arts & Pop Culture, Celebrity, Musicians & Singers


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5 Adventurers For The Most Ambitious Audiences

In our fast-paced and technology-driven world, it is safe to say that we can all benefit from a little more Mother Nature in our lives. Our desire for fresh air and hunger for exploration are just a few of the reasons we celebrate National Outdoors Month every June.


This nationwide event highlights the benefits of an active outdoor lifestyle while encouraging people to explore the world around them. Exploration can come in many different forms, from walks in your local park to worldwide adventures.



The following five keynote speakers and adventurers take exploration to a whole new level! Record-breaking plane rides and Amazonian expeditions are just a few of the feats that make these speakers unique and perfect for your ambitious audience.

adventurers Amelia Rose Earhart

Amelia Rose Earhart

President of Fly with Amelia Foundation, Around the World Pilot


Named by the Jaycees as one of the “Top Ten Young Americans”, Amelia Rose Earhart recreated and symbolically completed the 1937 flight of her namesake, Amelia Mary Earhart. Her 28,000 mile flight around the world in a single engine aircraft became a symbol of determination, courage and empowerment for anyone who has ever decided to seek new horizons.


Fortune 500 Companies, The United States Air Force Academy, dozens of Universities and Civic Organizations, just to name a few, have been impacted and thousands have been jolted awake by Amelia’s contagious enthusiasm for action, her raw and charming leadership style and her ability to take audiences along on their own flight around the world with her story. Read More…


Topics: Achievement, Adventurers, Goal Setting

adventurers Yossi GhinsbergYossi Ghinsberg

Adventurer, Inspirational Storyteller, Author: Heart of the Amazon


Yossi Ghinsberg’s business adventures include: a tech entrepreneur in the heart of Silicon Valley, VP of a groundbreaking medical corporation and the visionary behind Chalalan the most celebrated eco-resort in the Bolivian Amazon. A world explorer and epic storyteller, he is a graduate of philosophy and business administration from Tel Aviv University.


His book ‘Jungle’ has sold millions of copies globally, aired as a docudrama on Discovery Channel and has been produced as a major motion picture starring Daniel Radcliffe, entitled Jungle. Yossi has met with world leaders, bringing his Amazon survival skills to institutes and organizations worldwide. He knows survival like no one else, and he knows why it is important for businesses to learn and embed these survival principles. Read more…


Topics: Adventurers, Overcoming Adversity, Change

Warren MacDonaldAdventurers Warren MacDonald

Inspirational & Remarkable Story of Survival


Warren Macdonald’s life’s boundaries were redefined in April 1997 with his accident on North Queensland’s (Australia) Hinchinbrook Island. Climbing to the Island’s tallest peak, he became trapped beneath a one-ton slab boulder in a freak rock fall. Two days later he was rescued, only to undergo the amputation of both legs at mid thigh.


Just ten months later, he climbed Tasmania’s Cradle Mountain using a modified wheelchair and the seat of his pants. In February 2003, he became the first double above-knee amputee to reach the summit of Africa’s tallest peak, Mt Kilimanjaro (19,222ft), and more recently, in a spectacular effort requiring more than 2,800 pull-ups over 4 days, created history once again in an ascent of America’s tallest cliff face, El Capitan. Read More…


Topics: Adventurers, Motivational, Mountain Climbers

Janine ShepherdAdventurer Janine Shepherd

Change Agent, Author, Australian National Champion Skier Who Survived Traumatic Accident


Janine Shepherd’s story reads like the plot of a Hollywood movie. An Australian national champion skier in training for the upcoming Olympics, she was hit by a truck on a bike ride, suffering multiple life-threatening injuries. Doctors warned her parents that, even if she lived, Janine would never walk again. After major spinal surgery, and five months immobilized in a hospital bed, Janine came home to heal. She faced a daunting recovery and an uncertain future.


Struggling to rehabilitate with permanent disabilities, Janine rekindled her defiant spirit in a dramatically improbable way. Seeing a small plane fly overhead one day, she declared, “That’s it! If I can’t walk, I’ll fly!” Read More…


Topics: Adventurers, Overcoming Adversity, Change

Jeff EvansAdventurer Jeff Evans

Adventurer, Expedition Leader, TV Personality, High Altitude Medic


Jeff reminds us that, in fact, we are all guides in some capacity… professionally and personally. By utilizing real life stories, vivid images and thrilling video from his adventures as an expedition leader and guide around the globe, Jeff is able to extract the impactful themes that are applicable for every audience member and weave them into memorable, humorous, thought-provoking and paradigm shifting keynotes.


For over 25 years, Jeff’s experiences have helped him master the skills of selfless leadership, teamwork, communication and trust. Many of these skills have been acquired through guiding blind climber Erik Weihenmayer on extraordinarily challenging objectives including the summit of Mt Everest and a 2nd place finish on ABC’s adventure series, Expedition Impossible. Read More…


Topics: Adventurers, Communication Skills, Leadership

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Powerful Women Veterans and Speakers

The month of May is full of excitement with 6 National Observances. From Loyalty Day to Memorial Day, May serves as National Military Appreciation Month. As a way to recognize, honor, and  pay respect to all military members: past, current, male, and female, Senator John McCain introduced the idea in 1999.


The following women have dedicated their lives to serving their country. Now, they continue to give back, through a different medium. As veterans and speakers, they are well versed in sharing their real life experience with the world.


Military Appreciation Month

Read how these powerful women veterans use their military experience serving the United States of America to teach others. From leadership and management, to overcoming adversity and change. 


Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch

Army – Retired Lieutenant Colonel 

Lieutenant ColonelAfter graduating from Hardin Simmons University, Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch entered the U.S. Army and served for two decades. Consuelo defied expectations by climbing the ranks, starting as an officer and eventually reaching Lieutenant Colonel. Not afraid to break barriers, Consuelo set records in the military. For example, becoming the highest ranking Hispanic woman in the Combat Support Field of the U.S. Army.


As a result of her time in the army, she uses the leadership skills she learned to teach people all over the world. Consuelo now travels to hundreds of schools, colleges, universities, corporations, and government institutions to share her real world experiences and makes a positive impact on the audience’s lives.


Carey Lohrenz

Navy – F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot


Graduating from the University of Wisconsin as a varsity rower with pre-Olympic training was not enough to fulfill Carey Lohrenz. Therefore she continued down the path of determination and became the first female U.S. Navy fighter pilot. Not only did this have a huge impact on her own life, but she paved the way for women to serve in the ultra-competitive F-14 Tomcat Community.


Carey has learned that an aircraft is not the only dynamic work environment, where inconsistent execution can generate catastrophic results. She found that the same challenges are transferrable to the business world. For instance, if you do not adapt you plummet. Now Carey helps people produce High Performing Teams, and develop a Culture of Learning based on all she’s experienced as a fighter pilot.


Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour

Marine Corps – Second Lieutenant and Combat Pilot

pilot Going from cop to combat pilot in just a 3 year span, Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour has inspired the world with her groundbreaking journey. After ranking No.1 from her graduating flight school class, Vernice was stationed at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. In addition, she began piloting the AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter. Then, Vernice served in Operation Iraqi Freedom. This is was where she was recognized as America’s first African-American female combat pilot. Vernice continued flying and has completed 2 combat tours of duty in the Gulf as well.


Upon returning to civilian life after a successful career as a pilot, Vernice has dedicated her life to helping others identify and pursue their dreams. In order to inspire there powerful women veterans, she shares her words of wisdom she discovered in the sky, “In order to succeed you gotta ‘Get Gutsy!'”


Col. Nicole Malachowski

Air Force – Colonel, Thunderbird and Command Pilot

pilotColonel Nicole Malachowski’s flying career began as early as her high school years. After the proper education, Nicole embarked on a monumental journey. Her most well known accomplishments include her serving in combat as an F-15E Flight Commander and more. Most noteworthy include her two tours of duty at RAF Lakenheath, UK, as well as one operational assignment to Seymour Johnson AFB, NC. In addition, she has served two high-level stage assignments at the Pentagon.


On the ground, Nicole empowers people with three key beliefs. 1. Failure and risk is the price of entry for achieving something great. 2. Sometimes you need to yield to overcome. 3. Her personal mantra, “Nobody wants to lead a scripted life.”

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