02 Oct October 4, 2016 – Secret of Influence Dirk Van Loon & MenAlive Jed Diamond
Dirk Van Loon – Bestselling Author of The Secret of Influence: Mastering the Art of Inspirational Leadership!, Entrepreneur, Coach and Transformation Expert
Dirk Van Loon is a passionate Entrepreneur, Coach, and Transformation Expert based in Belgium. His expertise lies in a multitude of fields, including Conflict Resolution, Stress Management, and Transition Management. He is also adept in Operations and Project Management, Business Strategy, and Entrepreneurship. Dirk honed his entrepreneurial and personal development skill set at renowned Universities such as the University of Antwerp and Flanders Business School (partnership with Chicago University) where he obtained his Master of Business Administration degree. Currently, Dirk is a proud business owner of a consulting company that has helped others achieve their business goals for over a decade. With “stable growth” as the primary goal, Dirk and his dedicated team have guided and supported countless individuals and organizations alike through various challenges pertaining to ever-growing competition and the increase of pressure on performance. Via a very methodical approach, his business successfully and efficiently sets up budgets, P & L’s, and the must-have control & monitor systems to safeguard exceptional results. Throughout the years, Dirk has held numerous positions of Leadership. He has served as the Process Transformer & Project Manager at Nike, the Project Manager for Company Atlas Copco, a Transformation Manager of Company AB-Inbev, a General Manager at Company Bare International, and many more.
Jed Diamond, PhD – Founder/Director of MenAlive and Author of The Enlightened Marriage: The 5 Transformative Stages of Relationships and Why the Best Is Still to Come
Jed Diamond has a masters degree in social work and a PhD in International Health. He founded MenAlive to be a health program that helps men live long and well. Though focused on men’s health, MenAlive is also for women who care about the health of the men in their lives. His passion in life is to support men, and the women who love them, in eliminating the stresses that undermine their health and wreck relationships. His latest book, MenAlive: Stop Killer Stress with Simple Energy Healing Tools, brings together the wisdom accumulated in 40 years helping more than 20,000 men, women, and children. His vision for MenAlive is to focus on Male Stress, Male-type depression, Male Menopause, and Irritable Male Syndrome, as critical aspects of men’s health and well-being. He has been on the Board of Advisors of the Men’s Health Network. I’m also a member of the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP), the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male and serves as a member of the International Scientific Board of the World Congress on Gender and Men’s Health. He blogs regularly for the Huffington Post,The Good Men Project, Good Therapy, Your Tango and I’m the only male columnist writing for the National Association of Baby Boomer Women. His work has been featured in major newspapers throughout the United States including the New York Times, Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, and USA Today. I’ve been featured on more than 1,000 radio and T.V. programs including The View with Barbara Walters, Good Morning America, Today Show, CNN-360 with Anderson Cooper, CNN with Glenn Beck, CBS, NBC, Fox News, and To Tell the Truth. Jed is the author of fourteen books.