I help young professional women create a vision for their future so they can live life with intense focus. As a professional life coach, I encourage my clients to discover who they were uniquely created to be and confidently move towards a successful life that will impact their community and beyond.
Akosua Dardaine Edwards is the founder of the Enabling Enterprise Project. The Enabling Enterprise Project is a progressive and interactive pilot project, which aims to partner Caribbean and international women’s business support agencies, policymakers and women entrepreneurs from all over the world for the enhancement, empowerment, exchange of ideas and experience and best practice of women’s enterprise and entrepreneurship worldwide.
Akosua has worked and lived throughout many countries including Uganda, Tanzania, India, the United Kingdom, and Trinidad and Tobago, with women and youth entrepreneurs combining her expertise of entrepreneurship, empowerment and transformation.
Akosua published her book “What did I Learn Today?Lessons on the Journey to Unconditional Self Love”in September 2013(Balboa Press).
Her second book “Nyabo (Madam)–Why are you here? has been published in March 2015.
Akosua has been featured in the Trinidad Express, Trinidad Guardian, The Newsday, Guardian Women's Magazine and her work has been featured in nextwomenmagazine, Kenya Institute of Management Magazine and numerous other periodicals.
Winner of the Canada skills competition in automotive refinishing.
Centennial college skills competition winner
Provincial skills competition winner
National skills competition winner 2009
Judged Provincial automotive refinishing skills competition 2011,2012,2013,2014 and 2015
I’ve been a trainer for almost a decade now. My degree is in Pre-med/Pre-pharm and I am dual certified in exercise science and sports medicine. My training style is different than most – by in large from my diverse background and expertise. With a blackbelt in Tae Kwon Do, certification in lifestyle and wellness, and also doing massage therapy for 3 years; I have helped everyone from weight loss to weight gain – cancer to diabetes – injury rehab to celiac disease – back issues to sports specific training. So whatever your struggle might be, I’ve got you covered! With over 6,000 different exercises in my playbook, we will never repeat a workout and you will never be bored!
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Currently I work at Brooks College Prep in Chicago (#16 in IL) an amazing school with a tremendous staff and even better student population. I am the resident expert on having difficult conversations. I am able to get staff to meet their potential by using the foundation of relationship + accountability. I also lead the marathon team and raise money with our students to provide clean drinking water for kids in Africa. betterleadersbetterschools.com/water
I created Better Leaders Better Schools - an online space that helps school leaders develop their leadership capacity. This site includes consistent blog posts, a weekly podcast, and finally services focused on leadership development.
Jim Rohn is famous for coining the phrase, "You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with."
Do you need to upgrade the people in your inner circle? At Better Leaders Better Schools I connect smart leaders going places in my Education Masterminds. Each week leaders check-in and share the obstacles, barriers, and problems they face.
In a mastermind you will get:
Quite frankly, masterminds are not for all, but if you are serious about getting better and accelerating your leadership group then I encourage you to set a 10 min chat with me to see if a mastermind is the right fit for you: https://calendly.com/bauer/quick-chat
My success is determined by your success. What price would you pay for improved relationships, influence, and execution at work? I would be honored to help.
Finally, I encourage you to visit my website and download The Blueprint for School Success for FREE. This report introduces the 6 key reasons schools are successful based on my experiences. You can grab this report for FREE at betterleadersbetterschools.com
Feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn if you think there would be value added.
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Richie Norton is the bestselling author of The Power of Starting Something Stupid as well as the #1 Amazon download Résumés Are Dead and What to Do About It. He is an international speaker and consultant for the corporate growth and personal development industries, a social entrepreneur, and CEO and Founder of Global Consulting Circle.
Richie has been featured in Forbes, Businessweek, Young Entrepreneur, Huffington Post and other national publications both in print and online. The 2013 San Francisco Book Festival namedThe Power of Starting Something Stupid the winner of the business category and the grand prize winner of all book categories in its annual competition. In 2010, Pacific Business News recognized Richie as one of the Top Forty Under 40 “best and brightest young businessmen” in Hawaii.
Richie has shared the stage with bestselling authors such as Stephen Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,Stephen M.R. Covey, author of The Speed of Trust and Kevin Rollins, former CEO of Dell Computers.
Richie received his MBA from the world’s #1 ranked international business school, Thunderbird School of Global Management.
A lifelong disciple of Martial Arts, Rondel Benjamin has studied over 24 Different Martial tradition including Muay Thai Thai Boxing , Filipino Kali , Capoeira Angola , Russian Sambo and Brazilian Ju Jitsu. After 10 years of travelling, Rondel returned to Trinidad to pursue a lifelong dream - to discover the Roots of Trinidad & Tobago’s National Martial Tradition – Kalinda.
The depth, richness and present state of the art form lead Rondel with Co-Founder Kegan Taylor to form the Bois Academy of Trinidad and Tobago .The focus of the Academy is to protect the living tradition of Kalinda through archiving, immersion, dissemination and seeking national recognition for the living Masters of the art form.
The Bois Academy team realized the urgent need to revitalize the Iconic figure of the Bois Man in modern culture. They have embarked on several projects to expose key elements of this cultural expression in modern media. BATT has several Music CDs , has been featured in and supported 2 documentaries, authored 1 Book, and developed a very large music, video and literature achieve. The Academy has also performed and contributed to the annual Canboulay re-enactment celebrations at Carnival time.
Rondel has recently assisted in the BFA program at the University of Trinidad and Tobago in the introduction of Kalinda and Capoeira into their dance program. He has also developed a program for at-risk male youth using Capoeira and Kalinda as tools for initiation and personal growth. He pioneered an anti-bullying, bully prevention program based on the No Bully fear Program and traditional African Diaspora Youth development methods.
Rondel is co-owner and Head instructor of Defencelab T&T, Gracie Jiu Jitsu T&T
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Our Mission is to create a safe space where our client can access self actulization through somatic self awareness.
Our diverse program cover Everything from lifeskills coaching to thai massage.
We all identify some people as "family". What feeling does that word bring to you? Ashley pushes the limits of your comfort zone and challenges you to create the family you WANT to come home to...by looking inward first.
She takes families from surviving to thriving by helping them uncover how the uniqueness in each of us strengthens all of us. Using personality profiles, step-by-step action plans, and collaboration exercises, she works with mothers first and foremost so they can not only BE the good in the family, but they can SEE the good in everyone.
For the past 12 years, Ashley has headed up the business side of her father's company, www.48Days.com. She speaks on DISC personality styles and developed a coaching certification program that she continues to lead coaches through even now.
Ashley thrives on challenging questions and out-of-the-box thinking. Ashley and her husband Nathan have been married for 12 years (2016) and have three daughters (9, 6 & 3). They unschool their children and believe the world is their school and every person they meet has an opportunity to teach them something. In 2015, she and her family went to Costa Rica for a month to simply explore together. This year, they will start the beginning of their RV adventures, traveling the states.
Ashley's goal is to help people realize the beauty of the people they surround themselves with on a daily basis - and to not simply live for "one day" as we muscle through today, but to embrace each day for the light we find within and see in each other. Namaste!
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Ron Tsang is an internationally acclaimed presentation skills expert, keynote speaker, and Amazon best-selling author of "From Presentation to Standing Ovation."
Unlike many public speaking experts, Ron is a former stock analyst who has heard thousands of pitches from CEOs and CFOs. Ron was responsible for evaluating these presentations, so he has the perspective of it takes to deliver unforgettable messages!
Ron has worked with experts at some of the world's largest banks, manufacturing companies, and government agencies to present with power.
Founded BooksGoSocial in 2013, after three of his novels had been published by Harper Collins and translated into 10 languages.
Involved in writing and promotion since 2007 he realized that indie authors needed more support. His background is 25 years in high tech marketing. He has an MBA in Market9ing and is the director of the College of Digital Marketing in Dublin, a member of the management committee of the Irish Writers Union and a board member of the Irish Writers Center.
A Lifestyle Entrepreneur, Brand Strategist at BKC Consulting.
An amazon bestselling author of ‘The Art of Personal Branding’, ‘Rebrand: The Ultimate Guide to Personal Branding" and ‘How to Publish your Book with Little or No Money’, with 15 published books.
- Pioneered Podcasting in Ghana
- Pioneered Personal Branding Movement in Ghana
- Pioneered Digital Publishing Movement (Amazon publishing) in Ghana
Clive is a passionate speaker on the subjects of "Personal Branding" and "Living Your Dreams": inspiring and empowering souls to achieve their God-given dreams”.
Amar describes himself as a husband, nature lover, writer, and author of the Amol Dixit series of books. A self-described nomad, Amar has lived in fifteen cities over the past twenty years, including the two years he spent at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign as a graduate student. Two years after returning to India, he went to the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad for his MBA. Presently he lives in Bengaluru (Bangalore) in India.
Amar donned the writer’s hat in 2008, when he started writing his journey in the form of an online diary at the Return to India Forum (www.r2iclub.com). He has been blogging since 2013, when he started chronicling his journey as an author on a wordpress blog. In his spare time, Amar likes exploring offbeat places, learning Gujarati from his wife, spending time with his dog, Buddy, and exploring- Bangalore.
Note: Amar Vyas is known as Amar Deshpande in real life, he uses the pen name for writing his fiction books. During his 13 year Corporate Career, Amar worked in Program Management, energy consulting and construction. In January 2016, he Co-Founded Kamakshi Media.
In addition to his writing, Amar is is the Host of the MyKitaab Podcast (www.mykitaab.in), which was launched in January 2016. Mykitaab aims to be THE go-to resource for authors who are looking to get their books translated and published in India.
A 38 year old soon to be father of one who is currently splitting his time between working on his own projects and providing consultancy services on social media and community management.
2008 – Present (8 years)
* Lead multiple project teams in new product development efforts focused in system integration, control design, hardware design, and data acquisition.
* Project management expertise managing client interface, personnel resources, schedule, and finances.
* Lead efforts in new client development and capabilities development.
* Development activities have resulted in multiple patents and technical advances.
Michael J Ringer, is a motivational speaker, internationally recognised sales trainer & business mentor. Michael's number 1 goal is to help & inspire 6 million people this year, lets help him achieve it.
Eric Gonia helps families build strong relationships in the outdoors through a business he started with his daughter, Ashlee. The brand they have created is Durrelli. Eric started the business with his daughter to teach her life skills such as creating value, designing a vision, setting and achieving goals, people skills, strong work ethic, and much more.
Personally, Eric is a husband to his wife, Mandi, of 17 years. He is the proud dad of his two children, Ashlee(16) and Garrett(13). He enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, canoeing, and other outdoor activities with his family.
Osaro was born in Trinidad and studied Physics and Mathematics in the US. He is currently working as a Teacher and hope to finish his PhD in Physics within the next few years. He is an avid film fan and hopes to make his own independent film within the next few years.
I will help you know yourself better and be more successful in your personal and professional life.
Founder at Self-Knowledge College
April 2010 - Present (6 years 1 month)Self-Knowledge College (SKC) is based on the proposition that Self-Knowledge is the way to personal,
academic and professional success. If you have a serious problem in your life but you don't know what it is
and you don't know how to fix it, I can help. My services and products help in the following areas: -self- knowledge and self-development -time and time and self-management -goal-setting -academic advisement
-procrastination -communication skills -interpersonal relationships (including spousal)
Founder at Dropout to Dean's List
2010 - Present (6 years)We take on students who are thinking of dropping out, or who have dropped out, or whose grades are terrible,
or whose attitude has been worse.
Founder at The Daley Post
February 2010 - Present (6 years 3 months)THE DALEY POST is the communication arm of SELF-KNOWLEDGE COLLEGE. I write on personal and
professional development through self-knowledge. http://www.thedaleypost.com
Founder at Dropout Expert Litigation Support
2013 - Present (3 years)Assist personal injury lawyers who deal with the legal mess when a student gets injured in a MVA or other
FRMR: Member: Board of Directors: Canadian Scholarship Trust (CST) and Chair IRC Cmttee. at Canadian Scholarship TrustJanuary 1990 - February 2013 (23 years 2 months)
The CST is Canada's premier educational savings program (RESP) for parents who want their children to go on to post-secondary education.
Professor at Seneca College
1987 - April 2010 (23 years)I taught theater, psychology, literature and writing. A principal course was Communication and Problem- Solving. It used my book " Who Are You And What Are You Doing Here " as its text. I specialize in helping
students who are failing in college and university. My research and results show that the crisis can be reduced dramatically. My students are successful between 68 and 93 % of the time.
Dean of English and Communications at Seneca College
1982 - 1987 (5 years)Dean of the English and Communications department of the largest college in Canada.
SELF-KNOWLEDGE COLLEGE: I help people know themselves so they can be successful in their personal and professional lives. DROPOUT TO DEAN'S LIST: I teach school dropouts or at-risk students how to become successful in one semester. I have helped more than 1,000 at-risk or failing students become successful academically. THE DALEY POST: The communication arm of SELF-KNOWLEDGE COLLEGE. I write on personal and professional development through self-knowledge. DROPOUT EXPERT LITIGATION SUPPORT: A new site for personal injury lawyers who need solid background information on dropout statistics and causality. ARTS AND MEDIA: PUBLIC SPEAKING/EFFECTIVE PRESENTATION: I teach public speaking skills to actors, lawyers, comedians and executives, and interview skills to HR professionals and broadcasters. THEATER: Founder/artistic director:The Town Theater, Ottawa. Three professional cabaret shows. TELEVISION PROGRAM CREATION, CBC-TV: CANADIAN STARS: Interviews with Canadians in Hollywood. REVIEW: Review show on arts and entertainment. SUNSPOTS: First consumer travel show in North America.
The Battle of the Long Sault
Authors: Frank Daley, The Self-Knowledge Expert, Writer
A frontier adventure story, an “Eastern” western. It is a picture of the clash of economies, cultures,and peoples in the New World. The French want to extend their territory, convert the natives and grow economically; the Iroquois fight desperately to regain a life that it being stripped from them; the Huron, remembering where most of their people were killed, fight for their very existence.
What's your problem? No, really, what IS your problem? The Sherlock Holmes Guide to problem identification.Amazon September 18, 2013Authors: Frank Daley, The Self-Knowledge Expert, Writer
Have you ever tried to solve a problem and you simply “can’t” do it? Doesn't it drive you crazy? You lose sleep, worry, and get frustrated and anxious because the problem really needs to be solved but you simply can't figure out how to fix it?
Who Are You and What Are You Doing Here? The way to know yourself and get what you want
Self-Knowledge CollegeAuthors: Frank Daley, The Self-Knowledge Expert, Writer
It's for people who have a serious problem in life but who don't know what it is and don't know how to solve it. If you have a presenting problem with time management, procrastination, goal-setting, failing at college,
indecision about your college program or career choice...or, if you constantly choose the wrong mate I can
help you through this book.
Who Are You and What Are You Doing Here? Workbook (General)
Self-Knowledge CollegeAuthors: Frank Daley, The Self-Knowledge Expert, Writer
The workbook to accompany the core book WHO ARE YOU AND WHAT ARE YOU DOING HERE? The way to know yourself and get what you want.
Who Are You and What Are You Doing Here? Workbook. (Student Edition)
Self-Knowledge CollegeAuthors: Frank Daley, The Self-Knowledge Expert, Writer
A workbook to accompany the core Who Are You? book.
How to Know Yourself: 4 Steps to Self-Awareness
Self-Knowledge College Press, Amazon kindle May 20, 2015 Authors: Frank Daley, The Self-Knowledge Expert, Writer
CREATIVE WRITING: HUMBER COLLEGE
Skills & Expertise
Presentation Skills Teachert Student success author/teacher Self-Knowledge GuidePublic Speaking
Teaching Blogging Published Author Editing
Social Media Creative Writing Adult Education Publishing Books
Copy EditingNewslettersTime Management EmpathyInterviewsCorporate Communications Web Content
ProofreadingHigher Education Social Networking ResearchContent Development WritingVersatile Writer
M.A. Theater, Theater, 1963 - 1965
Activities and Societies: Acting coach and drama instructor to undergraduates. My major was stage direction.
Università degli Studi di Milano
Post-grad work, Psychology, Film., 1963 - 1963
Activities and Societies: Studied the psychological effects on audiences of interpersonal relations using various editing techniques on film. (Univ. of Milan) Studied psychiatric practice. (Hospedale Paulo Pini--Affori)
BA, English, psychology, 1960 - 1963
Baseball, jazz, reading, theater, movies, travel.
Humber College School for Writers
30 years: Board of Directors; Advisory Council, Financial Governance Committee at Scholarship Trust
(Native or bilingual proficiency)
A.G. Billig began writing short stories at the age of 8. Imagining plots and characters became her favorite pastime, leaving little time for playing with toys and dolls…At fifteen A.G. finished her first novel.She recently launched a new book title "I Chose Love! Overcome Your Fears To Attract The Life You Want" an Amazon bestseller.
For the past three years Jerad has been a General Sales Manager for a multi-franchise car dealership. He specializes in digital marketing, sales , sales training, marketing, and increasing profitability by adjusting and maximizing processes.
As someone who has founded, built, managed and sold a successful internet company, Matt has been in the startup trenches. In 1996, he co-founded Commissioner.com, the internet’s first and premier fantasy sports service. Matt grew the company, which created fantasy sports games for the NFL, Major League Baseball, CBS SportsLine, and several others, as well as international games for soccer and cricket. In 1999, he and his partners sold the company to CBS SportsLine (currently CBS Sports), which still runs their products today. Previously, as an entertainment lawyer, Matt, a co-author of the 7th Edition of This Business of Music, the bible of the music industry, has represented a variety of musical artists, songwriters, producers and record companies. He appeared as a regular featured copyright expert on television and has lectured internationally. An honors graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and a Cum Laude graduate of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he edited and wrote for the Cardozo Law Review, Matt has also written several articles on music industry issues. A few years ago, Matt acted as Executive Producer of Certifiably Jonathan, a feature comedy film starring recently of late comedy icon Jonathan Winters. The film features a host of other comedians including Robin Williams and Howie Mandel. More recently, Matt dove into the world of finance with Stealth Traders, whose mission is to empower traders all over the world to achieve consistent profitability by creating the most accurate indicators and comprehensive education. The past several years, Matt has been consulting entrepreneurs, professionals and small businesses, helping them grow, increase sales and expand.
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