Karen Friedman – Communications Coach and Author of Shut Up and Say Something: Business Communication Strategies to Overcome Challenges and Influence Listeners
Karen Friedman is a syndicated columnist, executive communication coach, professional speaker and author. After two decades as an award-winning television news reporter, she started Karen Friedman Enterprises to help professionals become better communicators. She has provided media and speaker programs to companies around the world. As a specialist in message development, she works directly with high profile brands to turn words into powerful messages that resonate with the key audience. She traveled with Hillary Clinton to provide media and political training for women across South and Central America. Karen is adjunct faculty at Smith College’s executive program for women and hosts Speaking Of, on ReachMD.com, a communications program intended for healthcare professionals. She is frequently quoted by publications such as Forbes, the New York Times, and CNN Money.
Douglas Boneparth – Founder of Bone Fide Wealth and Author of The Millennial Money Fix: What You Need to Know About Budgeting, Debt, and Finding Financial Freedom
Douglas A. Boneparth, CFP®, MBA watched his wife and friends struggle through The Great Recession, and wanted to invest in his peers, even if they could invest in him. He founded Bone Fide Wealth as a boutique wealth management firm to specialize in helping Millennials achieve their financial goals. Douglas was named to the InvestmentNews Top “40 Under 40” and he manages more than $70 million under assets. He has been a financial practitioner for more than a decade and his new book captures the lessons learned during that time.
Heather Picken – Entrepreneur Catalyst and Bestselling Author of Woman On Fire Entrepreneur: How to Own your Power, Profit from your Passion, and Create Prosperity
Heather Picken is the Entrepreneur Catalyst and renowned success and business coach and Bestselling author with her third book, Woman On Fire Entrepreneur: How to Own your Power Profit from your Passion and create Prosperity. She leads teams and entrepreneurs worldwide on how to create a global impact through her brand, La Dolce Vita: The Formula For Fabulous Living ™, which teaches the science, psychology, and philosophy of living the sweet life. Heather combines the latest technology and neuroscience in helping her clients create massive visibility with their product, service and mission. She has appeared on many TV & Radio stations including ABC, CW, CBS, FOX, and Hay house Radio. Heather also hosts a national show called La Dolce Vita: The Formula For Fabulous Living™, where she interviews entrepreneurs and leaders across the world, breaking down the success formula for life mastery and business success. Heather says with this formula you can create your fabulous vision, mission, and purpose and live an inspired life that leaves an impact in the world! Her focus is on helping Thought Leaders find their fabulous and build a business that lasts. She does that by breaking down the formula of successful business leaders using science, psychology, and philosophy.