Shawna Pelton is a metaphysical healer and transformational coach who came to her work, as many in the helping professions do, out of the crucible of hardship. She’s a widowed single mom, whose partner died from addiction. Her training is incredibly diverse, ranging from the Global College of Natural Medicine to the Divine Living Academy. I found her to be a lovely, ambitious person eager to help others.
10 words or less
Welcome to another episode of "10 Words or Less," in which I ask brief questions of interesting people and request brief answers in return. Today's offering belongs to a growing 10WOL subset in which I talk to professional speakers. This particular speaker is a recent past president of the National Speakers Association and a recipient of both its highest earned and bestowed honors. He’ll be presenting ideas and solutions to NSA’s New England Chapter on Feb. 11th, an event that is open to the public. He is the author of four books including "Do It Well Make It Fun." He’s a nationally known humorist whose clients have included the US Senate and the Joint Chiefs of Staff, John Hopkins and Safeway.
Name Ron Culberson
Born when and where “Abingdon, Va., in 1960, but grew up in Emory, Va., which is 10 miles up the road in the middle of nowhere.”
Was there anything unusual about the circumstances of your birth? “Yes. I came in with such force, my mother went deaf in one ear. … She had mumps.”
Wow. Did she hold it against you? “That’s a good question. I need to ask my therapist about that. I’m not sure.”
Ryan is a leader in the field of worksite wellness, having founded the Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts. She's a thriving and authoritative businesswoman and successful professional speaker.
Donna Serdula is the doyenne of the LinkedIn profile. She speaks professionally on the topic, and employs about 40 writers who craft better profiles for a world of clients. As the guest of the New England chapter of the National Speakers Association, she's coming to Waltham Jan. 7 to present on both topics: How to craft a profile, but also, how to build a business that needs 40-plus contributors to meet the demand for its services. Follow this link to attend her presentation.
Welcome to a special-interest episode of “10 Words or Less,” in which I ask brief questions of interesting people and request brief answers in return.
From Jeffrey's website: "Jeffrey is a global business celebrity, speaker, best-selling author, and Chairman of C-Suite Network, home of the world’s most powerful network of C-Suite leaders. Hayzlett is a well-traveled public speaker, the author of two bestselling business books, 'The Mirror Test' and 'Running the Gauntlet.' His third book, 'Think Big, Act Bigger,' released about a year ago. Hayzlett is one of the most compelling figures in business today."
Typically, when I do video "10 Words Or Less" interviews, I follow up with edited-text versions, and I did that in Dor Mullen's case, too. Except this time, I published the text version on the blog of the Institute for Responsible Nutrition.
Werdell is the co-founder of Acorn Food Dependency Recovery Services, the driving force behind the Food Addiction Institute, and a key figure behind the only med-school-sponsored conference on food addiction anywhere, which will meet for its third year this fall.
Joan Ifland is a pioneer in the field of food-addiction recognition, and in using Facebook to help food addicts recover. We talked about several topics, most relating to food addicts and food addiction.
Dan Witters is research director of the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. Since 1993 as a consultant and analyst, he has directed more than $100 million in research for some of the world’s best-managed companies better understand their marketplace, customers, and employees.