Business Authors

John H. "Jack" Zenger

John H. "Jack" Zenger

John H. "Jack" Zenger is the co-founder and CEO of Zenger Folkman, a professional services firm providing consulting, leadership development programs and implementation software for organizational effectiveness initiatives. He is considered a world expert in the field of leadership development, and is a highly respected and sought after speaker, consultant and executive coach. Dr. Zenger speaks on a variety of topics, including Leadership Development, Motivation, Employee Engagement, Teamwork & Collaboration, and Change Management.

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Micah Solomon

Micah Solomon

Micah Solomon is one of America’s most popular keynote speakers on building bottom line growth through customer service. A bestselling author and hands-on consultant, Micah Solomon specializes in building stellar, profitable customer experiences, company culture, 21st century marketing, and social (and anti-social) media. The Financial Post recently named Solomon the “new guru of customer service excellence.”

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Mark Sanborn

Mark Sanborn

Mark is an international bestselling author and noted authority on leadership, team building, customer service, and change. In addition to his work as a business educator and author, Mark continues to be an active leadership practitioner. Most recently he served as the president of the National Speakers Association. Sanborn is the author of eight books, including the bestseller The Fred Factor: How Passion In Your Work and Life Can Turn the Ordinary Into the Extraordinary.

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Lieutenant General Rick Lynch

Lieutenant General Rick Lynch

In his commanding presentations, Lynch captivates audiences with the tenor of his voice and the approachable, conversational nature of his tone. Drawing on his personal experience in and out of combat, he powerfully illustrates his principles, from the foundation of business leadership to the need for resiliency and engagement. There are only 50 three-star generals in the nation and Lieutenant General Rick Lynch is one of them.

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Dr. Farrah Gray

Dr. Farrah Gray

Raised in the impoverished South side of Chicago, Dr. Farrah Gray defied the odds and became a self-made millionaire by the age of fourteen. At the age of twenty-one, he received an Honorary Doctorate degree of Humane Letters from Allen University in recognition of his ingenious economic mind and distinguished commitment to the development of values such as leadership, integrity, and scholarship. In his rise from poverty to international prominence as an entrepreneurial icon and pre-eminent power speaker, Dr. Gray has inspired millions around the world.

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Marshawn Evans

Marshawn Evans

Known to audiences as “Miss Peak Performance,” Marshawn Evans has used her story to speak words of empowerment across the nation and on such leading media outlets as ABC, VH1, CNBC, and PBS. As President and Chief Branding Officer of EDGE 3M, a media and marketing and management firm for celebrities and professional athletes, she represents some of the nation’s top personalities in entertainment and sports.

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Robert Cialdini

Robert Cialdini

Dr. Cialdini is President of Influence at Work, an international consulting, strategic planning and training organization based on the Six Principles of Influence. Dr. Robert Cialdini has spent his entire career researching the science of influence earning him an international reputation as an expert in the fields of communication, leadership, teamwork, persuasion and negotiation.

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Dianna Booher

Dianna Booher

As a recognized Communication and Productivity Author and Speaker, Dianna Booher works with organizations to improve leadership communication, executive presence, presentation skills, writing skills, interpersonal skills, and organizational communication. Her extensive and ongoing research and published works in the field of business communication and productivity serve as the foundation for communication skills training and consulting services offered by Booher Consultants, Inc.

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Walter Bond

Walter Bond

Like many young men growing up in Chicago, Walter Bond dreamed of becoming an NBA athlete. Facing injuries and other challenges with unusual determination, he rose from being a reserve player coming off the bench to become the first rookie Free Agent to start for the Dallas Mavericks. This astonishing journey provides the foundation for the powerful principles Walter teaches today.

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Joseph Badaracco

Joseph Badaracco

Joseph L. Badaracco, Jr., is the John Shad Professor of Business Ethics at Harvard Business School. He is also Senior Associate Dean and Chair of the MBA Program. Badaracco has taught courses on business ethics, strategy, and management in the School’s MBA and executive programs. He has also served as Housemaster of Currier House at Harvard College. In recent years, Professor Badaracco was chairman of the Harvard University Advisory Committee on Shareholder Responsibility and served on the boards of two public companies. He has taught in executive programs in the United States, Japan, and many other countries and has been a speaker for a wide variety of organizations on issues of leadership, values, and ethics.

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