Lisa Nichols – New York Times Bestseller, Founder and CEO at Motivating the Masses
Lisa Nichols is the New York Times bestselling author of No Matter What!, and a recurring motivational speaking coach on The Steve Harvey Show and the Today show. Lisa is one of only two African American female founders to take her own company, Motivating the Masses, public. She coauthored Jack Canfield’s Chicken Soup for the African American Soul and Chicken Soup for the African American Woman’s Soul. A featured teacher in the self-help movie The Secret, she teaches, coaches, and lives a collection of life principles, beliefs, and habits that inspire people to live better, fuller, richer lives. She won the Humanitarian Award from South Africa, the Ambassador of Good Will Award, the Emotional Literacy Award, and the Legoland Foundation’s Heart of Learning Award. Also, the Mayor of Henderson, Nevada has proclaimed November 20th as Motivating the Teen Spirit Day.
Gillian Zoe Segal – Author of Getting There: A Book of Mentors
Gillian Zoe Segal is the author of New York Characters and a new book called “Getting There: A Book of Mentors.” In Getting There, thirty leaders in diverse fields share their secrets to navigating the rocky road to success. In an honest, direct, and engaging way, these role models describe the obstacles they faced, the setbacks they endured, and the vital lessons they learned. They dispense not only essential and practical career advice, but also priceless wisdom applicable to life in general. In the book, Gillian interviews stars like Warren Buffett, Kathy Ireland, Mayor Bloomberg, architect Frank Gehry, Anderson Cooper and Leslie Moonves.