John Amatt has made presentations to over 1800 corporate and professional audiences representing well in excess of 750,000 people in 49 countries around the world. Building on his lifetime of adventure and entrepreneurship, including as a leader and climber on Canada’s first successful Mt. Everest expedition, John Amatt uses the adventure metaphor to inspire and motivate audiences. His most popular presentation topics include No Mountain Too High: Challenging Change with the Adventure AttitudeTM, and Climbing Your Own Everest: What It Takes to Get to the Top.  John has been described by International Celebrity Management (Australia) as “The World’s best adventure speaker.”
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Michael Kipp formed his management consulting firm in 1989 and has helped more than 100 companies design and facilitate high impact work sessions that support corporate strategy, business innovation, organization design, new marketing initiatives, and the cultivation of more effective executive teams. As a former Chief Executive Officer, Mike has coached executives and their teams through market repositioning, corporate transformation, and personal growth. He regularly consults in a variety of operating environments, frequently in emergent or turnaround situations and plans and manages large group interventions. Mike presents regularly for business, trade and professional gatherings. His provocative leadership development keynotes include The Accidental Leader, Seven Lessons in Strategy, Self Inflicted Change and From Transaction to Consultation.
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James Mapes, PH.D. is a keynote speaker, seminar leader and author of Quantum Leap Thinking: An Owners Guide to the Mind. Over a million people have experienced the mental magic of his one­ man show, Journey into the Mind’s Eye: Hypnosis with an Edge. More than a hypnosis show, utilizing total audience participation, Jim directs audiences on an extraordinary adventure through mind­opening demonstrations. Employing hypnosis as a metaphor for belief systems, Mapes provides tools to reduce stress, manage change, increase motivation, create a safe environment for communication, clarify and set goals, and enhance creativity.
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