037 Lionnel Yamentou

 

Here’s Lionnel’s advice:

  • listen to your inner voice
  • identify your coaches, mentors and cheerleaders
  • develop and maintain a gratitude list
  • practice your daily disciplines
  • if you are stuck, engage with people and projects

Lionnel Yamentou is passionate about technology, entrepreneurship and personal growth and development. He holds a Master Degree in Computer Information Systems from the California University of Management and Sciences in Anaheim, California.

Born and raised in Cameroon (Central Africa), Lionnel moved to Ghana (West Africa) for undergraduate studies in 2004, and later moved to the United States in 2011 for graduate studies. He has been a member of Toastmasters International since June 2012 when he was part of the 20 charter members of the All Nations Toastmasters Club in Anaheim. Toastmasters International is the leading organization in the world dedicated to training effective communicators and leaders.

In 2013 Lionnel served in the Toastmasters International Founder’s District as Area Governor. The same year, he also went on a road trip speaking tour across the United States (from California to Washington, DC) during which he had scheduled to meet and speak at 10 different Toastmasters clubs in 10 cities, in 5 days.

Lionnel has volunteered with DECA as a Competition Judge, and with Orange County Academic Decathlon as an Interview Judge. When he is not doing pro-bono work speaking to local high schools, colleges and universities you will find him speaking at conference or leading training for corporations.

He has authored the following downloadable books:

  • 3 Essential Ingredients ? To live a successful life
  • The 3 P’s of Public Speaking ? How to make every speech a masterpiece
  • The Pathway to Financial Wealth ? Guide to material and monetary abundance
  • Dream Busters ? Obstacles to your dreams and what to do about them

Lionnel’s online profiles are on

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035 Terry Laszlo-Gopadze

 

Terry shares the following wisdom:
– find the hidden gift even in the most difficult situation
– determine when negative emotions are not serving you
– allow good to radiate from you
– fear can dissolve when we get to know each other
– stories work on us from the inside out
– take time to heal yourself
– helping someone is one of the most healing and joyful things you can do
– open up your heart and listen to others’ stories

Terry Laszlo-Gopadze, a compelling storyteller and award-winning author, brings humor, courage and compassion to her listeners, as she inspires them to create their own stories and to live their most meaningful dreams. She is a public speaker, therapist and personal development workshop leader. Offering workshops on storytelling,
creating your destiny, finding the gift in the challenge, forgiveness, and healing are her passion and joy.

In her work as a Marriage and Family Therapist, Terry has spent over thirty-five years listening to the stories of others going through difficult passages and helping them to positively transform their lives. This led her to celebrate the heartfelt stories of women,
who live inspiring spiritual lives in challenging circumstances, and to gather them into the book “The Spirit of a Woman: Stories to Empower and Inspire”.

http://www.womens-spirit.com/

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=The+Spirit+of+a+Woman%3A+Stories+to+Empower+and+Inspire 

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033 Colleen Haggerty

Colleen lost her leg, when she was 18. She forgave the man who hit her, causing the loss of her leg. She reminds us that forgiveness is a choice, attitude and practice.

Colleen Haggerty is an author, speaker, teacher and Forgiveness Coach. Colleen has essays in numerous anthologies, but her memoir, A Leg to Stand On, is where she shares her story of losing her leg as an 18-year-old and the challenges she faced in becoming a mother. As a TEDx speaker, Colleen tells how she forgave the man who hit her, causing the loss of her leg. Colleen empowers others to find their own path of forgiveness through her 10-week program: The Forgiveness Sessions.

https://www.colleenhaggerty.com/
https://www.facebook.com/ColleenHaggertyWriter/

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031 Scott Allan

 

When Scott’s dad passed, he reminded him to never give up (on his dream). Scott shares lots of wisdom, such as:
– try to replace bad habits with good habits
– if you’re focused on change, you’ll see the opportunities
– visualize the life you want to live
– surround yourself with people you can trust
– together come up with a goal, options and actions
– don’t get stuck in the past

Scott Allan is a multiple bestselling author with six books currently published. His mission is to help people overcome their self-defeating behaviors, deal with rejection and build an empowering, freedom-based lifestyle. He is also a Master Coach with SPS and has helped dozens of authors to get their books written and published to market.
Scott resides in western Japan where he spends most of his time traveling, writing and counting the many gratitudes of life. He is the author of Empower Your Thoughts, Rejection Free, Do It Scared and several other bestselling books. With a deep passion for teaching, building life skills, and inspiring others to take charge of their lives, he is committed to a path of constant and never-ending self improvement.
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022 Tanner Gers

 

After Tanner lost his eyesight, he was able to look inside himself and see his value and true potential. He believes that forgiveness allows us to break free from our past to create a new future.

Tanner Gers has earned 4 degrees, published multiple books, started businesses, became a professional athlete, national champion in three sports, and is now a disability advocate, highly sought-after speaker, and Executive Director of My Blind Spot, a nonprofit who hires people of all abilities to test and remediate inaccessible websites and mobile apps. Here’s the thing though. Tanner accomplished all of this after waking up in the hospital, at age 21, totally blind.

As a disability advocate, Tanner has helped develop software so he and other blind individuals can independently access calculus equations, helped make the state of Arizona’s job board accessible to users of assistive technology, and serves on the Arizona Governor’s council Employment Committee for Blindness and Visual Impairment.

Debated to be the greatest batter in the history of the National Beep Baseball Association as a 6-time NBBA World Series All-Star and 3-time MVP since 2008 (beepball is the adaptive version of baseball for the blind)

(All track and field here) 2011 and 2012 US Paralympic Track and Field National Team Member, 2011 ParaPan American Games gold medalist and 2012 trials gold medalist in the long jump, 2012 US Paralympian in long jump and 4X100m relay, 2013 World Championship US Track and Field long jumper

2015 and 2016 National Champion in track cycling. His athletic career opened the doors for his professional speaking career, with programs delivered at companies, universities, and associations across the US, from the National Speakers Association National Headquarters, to Dartmouth College, SHRM, Wounded Warriors, Ford and Toyota. For Tanner, it isn’t about adding up any number of achievements though. It’s about embracing his life and living it to the fullest by helping others recognize and achieve their true potential, regardless of circumstance.

http://tannergers.com/

Tanner@TannerGers.com

866-364-6421

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