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Inspiration to Transform Yourself and Your Practice

Keynote speakers bring inspiration, information, and motivation to tackle today’s most pressing challenges!       

Off Balance on Purpose
Dan Thurmon, CSP, CPAE
April 30, 2022 9:30-11:00 am

Dan Thurmon, Keynote Speaker, Author and Peak Performance Coach. How do you succeed in today’s challenging, changing business climate? How do you sustain the commitment to grow personally and professionally? Transitions of all kinds can be demanding and difficult. But these moments are also gigantic opportunities to redesign your approach to life and business. As we expand our global reach, this session will give you the encouragement and tools to take action! In this energizing and “must see” session, Dan Thurmon, author of Off Balance On Purpose, will show you how to take charge of your circumstances, stretch your abilities, and create your blueprint for professional success! Afterward, you will be equipped to:

  • Own Your Reality
  • Seek Your Purpose
  • Lean Forward
  • Leverage Your Resources
  • Follow Through

In signature fashion, Thurmon punctuates his message with dynamic demonstrations, incorporating acrobatics, breathtaking stunts, and audience interaction to create a one-of-a-kind experience your meeting professionals will never forget.

Dan Thurmon is the founder and President of Motivation Works, Inc, a company that helps leaders and their organizations move confidently through change and transformation, so they become, achieve, and contribute MORE. His clients include Bank of America, Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, Honeywell, Johnson & Johnson, Kraft, Marriott, Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, Prudential, State Farm, and Walmart. Dan is an expert speaker and performer. He’s delivered thousands of presentations across six continents for audiences including world leaders, Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, educators, and even troops on the front lines of battle in Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2011, he was inducted into the prestigious Speaker Hall of Fame -- and is one of fewer than 200 living speakers to have received this honor. Dan has served as the President of the National Speakers Association. During his tenure, he led the Board of Directors and the 3,000+ member organization through a critical transformation, which included new governance; new mission, vision, and values; higher member value; and greater financial accountability. He is also a writer and content producer. He’s authored two books: Success in Action and Off Balance On Purpose. Along with his speeches and books, Dan produces an ongoing, weekly video-coaching series and podcast in which he shares leadership principles and life-enhancement strategies in under three minutes. Dan and his teenage daughter, Maggie, have become social media sensations on TikTok and with their weekly podcast Mags and Dad’s Wholesome Chaos. Several of their videos have been viewed more than 30 million times, and their personal channel has well over a million subscribers. Maggie and Dan’s creative and enthusiastic content resonates strongly with an audience that spans the world. Dan built his first company, a live entertainment firm, in the late 1980s as a means of financing his education at the University of Georgia. There, he received his degree in Business. In the mid-1990s, Dan changed his firm’s focus, from live entertainment to corporate education, so he could more fully use his knowledge about peak performance and help businesses succeed at a much higher level. He is a health and fitness advocate. In his 50s, Dan continues to train and perform advanced acrobatics, and enjoys hobbies such as golf, mountain unicycling and the flying trapeze.  

Sponsored by: Athena Health


D.A.R.E. to Be Great!
Melvin Adams, Former Harlem Globetrotter
May 1, 2022 10:45 - 11:45 am

Melvin delivers a powerful program mixed with comedy, stories that connect and uplift, along with a message that sticks with attendees long after the program ends. Melvin shares some of the best ideas he's gleaned from his experiences to re-energize yourself and others while achieving higher levels of performance and productivity.

Sponsored by: Modernizing Medicine


Everyday Improviser: Say Yes & Turn Obstacles into Opportunities
Judi Holler
May 2, 2022 10:45 - 12:00 pm

You’re not on mute! You were built to make waves, live out loud, and take action in your life. Yet, most of us remain in our comfort zones because we are afraid to take chances which leads to loads of regret. Fear isn’t something to be afraid of, neither is failure. Both are incredible data streams that illuminate the path towards innovation, confidence, and true collaboration. This interactive keynote is designed to help participants use the experimental ideas from the improv theater and apply them to the unscripted stage of everyday life. The improv mindset will build confidence in individuals, and teams, so they can turn obstacles into opportunities and remain flexible inside of disruption. Participants will learn how to identify the ways that fear shows up in their lives and embrace failure in order to stay in forward momentum. Yes, you are working in business but you are also running a business: the business of YOU! When you start thinking like a CEO you will begin to transform the quality of your life and your work. 

Participants will take-a-way the following:

  • The CEO mindset
  • Fear Experiments®
  • Tools to manage self-doubt and fear
  • Ways to combat imposter syndrome
  • The confidence to take ACTION
  • Less emotional reactivity in stressful situations.
  • The Improv Mindset

Judi’s work is always collaborative, interactive, and bridges the gap between discomfort and joy. This keynote builds off the big ideas in Judi’s best-selling book, Fear is My Homeboy®.

Judi Holler is an author, keynote speaker, thought leader, podcaster, improviser, and the creator and CEO of the Haus of & a possibility-driven education and apparel brand that helps teams, companies and the humans inside them think like improvisers so they can have more breakthrough moments!    
Judi’s professional accomplishments have gained her praise with mentions in Forbes and by Success Magazine.  Additionally, her top-rated podcast, “Yes, And” with Judi Holler, highlights her professional improv training, as an alumni of Second City’s Conservatory in Chicago, bringing the improv mindset to you each week with a focus on mental health, high performance habits, and spirituality. 
For the last decade Judi has worked with companies like Four Seasons, Marriott, Bank of America, T-Mobile, The Boston Red Sox, The Ritz Carlton, and more teaching the power of the improvisational mindset.   Each year Judi speaks on stages around the United States and beyond, to audiences of 10 - 10,000 sharing the power of the improvisational mindset with her interactive, high-vibe, and inspirational keynote speeches.   
To learn more about Judi visit www.judiholler.com. 

Sponsored by: Growth Ortho


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