90-second videos of incredible People describing moments of true euphoria!
On October 8th 2013, Brian experienced his first day clean after 15 years of chronic heroin addiction. Instead of perceiving his addiction as a failure, he embraced a second chance at life and went to university to study the complexities of human behavior. Since then, he has become a writer, fully funded PhD student, university lecturer, self-development coach, business owner, and motivational speaker for high-performance and personal growth.
A commitment to excellence and an entrepreneurial spirit underlie Happy's passion for business and life. Happy is a highly motivated individual and has a great thirst for knowledge and an amazing zeal for life. If you have ever seen him around, you’ll notice he is always smiling :)
Happy Lee Actually on Cloud Nine!
Grandma Harriet Gross
At 90 years old!!!! Harriet Gross embodies the joy of cloud nine every single day by still going to the gym and caring for the ones she loves most. Harriet Gross was an elementary school teacher for over 40 years and now lives in Queens, New York.
Aaron Hairston, is a motivational expert who teaches people how to eliminate self-created problems and distractions that impede success. He combines his educational background, coaching experience, and energetic personality to the experience. His programs provide concrete information and practical solutions for problems. Aaron’s knowledge, experience, warm demeanor and sense of humor creates a human connection with individuals that motivates them to make positive changes.
Aaron has a proven record of helping organizations and individuals enhance their life and productivity. From Schools and non-Profit programs to Professional and Minor League Sports Teams, he has worked with the worlds best and brightest to study the effects of self-created problems on organizations and individuals along with the most effective antidotes to combat it. His services help these and other clients achieve increased goal achievement, positive attitude, greater job satisfaction, and improved service quality.
Grandma Elly Tolman
At 86 years old!!!! Grandma Elly is living her cloud nine life by staying up to date on current events, spending time outside, and staying in contact with her family. Especially her grandchildren!
Grandma Elly Tolman EXTENDED MOMENT!
Christopher D. Connors
Christopher D. Connors is an executive coach that works with high achievers and helps them make successful career transitions. He is the author of the Amazon bestseller, The Value of You, and operates a training & leadership consulting business (The Value of You) that provides learning and workshops for businesses and independent schools. Visit him at http://chrisdconnors.com.
Jennifer A. Garrett
Jennifer A. Garrett is a dynamic, internationally recognized speaker, author of Move the Ball, and growth facilitator who is widely known for pushing boundaries, inspiring others, and driving individuals, businesses, and organizations out of their comfort zones to achieve greatness. Jennifer draws upon her Fortune 50 executive background, seven college degrees, and military officer experience to help executive teams solve their biggest challenges using her Move the Ball framework. Jennifer also coaches individuals and businesses how to play for success, elevate their productivity, and bring the best version of themselves forward in order to drive results and cross the goal line.
Zach Jordan is Co-Founder of The MyAlzheimers Story Project and Joe Digital, Inc.
Kristin Van Tilburg
Kristin teaches people whose lives have been disrupted life reinvention skills so that they can access new purpose, power and passion. After working with Kristin, people report having a new sense of meaning and direction in their lives and are inspired to take inspired action to move forward and leave the past behind.
CATALYST is Rich’s personal brand…in One Word. He spent 25 years crafting brand identities for some of the world’s most iconic brands - Godiva chocolates, Chips Ahoy! cookies and Planters peanuts to name a few. Rich’s Wharton MBA opened doors to the corporate world; being a risk-taker let him ditch it in 2018. Now, as a motivational speaker, he’s on a mission to help one million young adults uncover the power of their personal brands…using just One Word…so they can Stand-out Conquer Obstacles, Reach Excellence, in other words, SCORE. Rich’s cancer - then his wife’s - didn’t break him. It redirected him. Paying-it-forward, not an award or title, now defines his success. Rich’s Survivor buff symbolizes this triumph.
Justin is a 22-year old Wharton graduate (happy graduation!), and focuses his efforts on Next Gen Summit. Featured in Forbes, USA Today, The Huffington Post, Inc. Magazine and more, Justin is an acclaimed entrepreneur, speaker, best-selling author, investor, and consultant. Co-founder of Next Gen Summit and best-selling author of What Wakes You Up?, he’s on a mission to inspire the world’s young people to design the lives they want to live, through entrepreneurship.
Deb is a Wife, a Mother and a Grandmother. Family is #1 in her life followed by God. She was very lucky to have found passion in the Payroll Industry 18 years ago. Her purpose in life is to help others less fortunate than she, and to leave this world in a better place than how she found it.
Jedidiah Collins is a former NFL player and current CFP who has a passion around financial education. In his role as Director of Financial Education at Brighton Jones it is his mission to empower others to OWN their financial story!
He accomplishes this through creating stories that translate the foreign language of money into digestible pieces. Step one is Teach Me Money! a financial book and series that walks you through the first 10 questions in your financial journey.
Founder of FLTbar, a nutritious protein bar with 12 grams of plant-based protein, and as much caffeine as a cup of coffee! His goal is to empower entrepreneurs, creators and adventurers to do more with their time and talents as they advance innovation and inspiration in communities around the world.
Daphne Gabriel is one of my favorite people! This is a true gem that you will not want to miss!
Daphne has worn and still wears many hats. She worked in public service as well as the private sector. She founded organizations and sat on boards. She is a humanitarian, and has been and is still going on incredible journeys in life. She is at this level to give back and transform lives with all that she has acquired. Her education, mentor and coaching abilities drive her experience.
Austin is the founder of Cultivated Culture where he teaches people how to land jobs at leading companies without applying online. His strategies have been featured in Forbes, Business Insider, Fast Company, & Inc. and have helped people land jobs at places like Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Apple, Amazon, and more.
Morgan is the Director of Execution and Evolution at JBarrows Sales Training, focusing on delivering to sales development teams to enhance their skill sets and performance.
In his previous role, Morgan was the Sales Development Manager at Terminus where he managed a team of 13 SDRs to help B2B marketers do account-based marketing at scale. Morgan joined Terminus in early 2016 and helped scale the company to become the fastest growing startup in Atlanta.
Danny is your friendly neighborhood Viking polymath. When he’s not madly typing on his computer from a co-working space or his home office, you can find him exploring the world and making new connections. His current obsessions include skill development and productivity.
Dr. Kimberly Hambrick is a leadership development trainer and coach. Her passion is focused on unlocking the potential of her clients so they can create significance in their life. She is also the host of The Cannoli Coach podcast.
Jordan is a Northwestern and Kellogg School of Management graduate, a two-time startup founder, a TEDx speaker, and a #1 best-selling author. His upcoming book, The Journey to Cloud Nine, provides a new approach to the personal development world by using fictional storytelling to reveal some of life's most meaningful principles. Jordan has been asking hundreds of people around the world how they live their lives on cloud nine, and he cannot wait to share this with all of you!
Amanda McCreight took the non linear path. As a Med School dropout, the entrepreneurial world pulled her in and she never looked back. She now works with Jesse Itzler on projects such as Build Your Life Resume and 29029.
CEO & Co-Founder, eMpowered. James had the incredibly fortunate opportunity to grow up in New Zealand. Things were great but only seriously shifted when he studied abroad at UC Berkeley in 2008. That experience allowed him to flourish like he never had before and has set him on a journey for the last decade to democratize personal growth. Over this journey through the last decade he won the Green Card Lottery, lived in London, New York, Utah and for the last two years the incredible San Diego. He helped grow a B2B events portfolio from $1.5 million to $5 million+ over 4 years and most recently a tech company from 2 to 28 million users in 3.5 years. Now he’s building the Marvel Studios of Personal Growth at eMpowered.
Andre Haykal Jr.
Andre Haykal Jr. is a 19-year-old student entrepreneur at Binghamton University. He is the author of Amazon best-seller, What They Won't Teach You, as well as the founder and co-host of a top 100 business podcast, Real Talk University. Andre's mission is to inspire and educate students like himself to pursue their passions OUTSIDE of the traditional classroom.
Cory Warfield is a serial entrepreneur and mentor, and has a passion for helping the disenfranchised. A social media influencer, philanthropist, thought leader in the workforce management space, and avid lover of the planet and all living creatures; a strong foundation of faith fuels Cory and all that he’s involved in.
As an entrepreneur in long-term recovery, Jesse is passionate about helping people overcome obstacles and make choices that inspire them to live their best life. Jesse’s ultimate mission is to create a community of individuals in addiction recovery who strive to reach their full potential, collaborate together, and shatter the stigma of addiction. And of course celebrate along the way.
President, #HomelessEntrepreneur (#HE)
Andrew leads a lean startup called #HomelessEntrepreneur that empowers homeless people by providing them with tools, resources, network, unconditional love and a holistic program.
#HomelessEntrepreneur is inclusive and fosters economic empowerment to end homelessness for those willing and able to participate. By leveraging technology, #HomelessEntrepreneurs are able to become active citizens again by developing their professional skills on a job creation platform, which is backed by blockchain technology that provides greater credibility and traceability, and ultimately creates a sustainable community that grows organically.
A Smart City without homeless people is a Smarter City.
Anthony Moore is an author, speaker, and coach. He writes about personal development and self-improvement. You can find his work at https://medium.com/@anthony_moore.
Karen Briscoe is the creator of the transformative "5 Minute Success" concept. Her books Real Estate Success in 5 Minutes a Day: Secrets of a Top Agent Revealed and Commit to Get Leads: 66 Day Challenge® offer a combination of information and inspiration delivered through memorable stories. The daily format with takeaways propels one to achieve success at a higher level in business and life.
Karen has been on a Heroine's Journey from being too busy and overwhelmed to loving the life she has while she creates and co-creates the life of her dreams. In her personal life, she has enjoyed good health for her age, long and happy marriage to Andy since 1987, and 2 healthy, well-established kids. Yet there never seemed to be enough time or money. She felt as though there was something more that was hers to do. Busy had become a competitive arena, a badge of honor. What she found is the only one truly stopping Karen was Karen. She learned how to "flip" time to focus on meaningful activities and work. If she can do it, you can too! Her most recent book, FLIP TIME / LOVE LIFE is based on this Heroine's Journey.
Kathleen Gage defies the balance of nature. As an award winning marketing strategies, speaker, author and consultant, Kathleen is passionate about working with conscious entrepreneurs and companies who take full responsibility for make the world a better place... no matter how big or small their world is. Having participated in her first marathon at the age of 61 and her first sprint triathlon at the age of 64, Kathleen has no intention of slowing down. An avid animal enthusiast and plant based life-stylist, Kathleen specializes in working with those who are ready to quit playing small in order that they can get their signature message out in a BIG way through speaking, writing, information products and a targeted online presence with an extreme focus on podcast appearances.
Passionate, Impactful, Xciting - that’s Pix!
Pix Jonasson, affectionately known as The Couragepreneur, has the middle names of Courage and Resilience.
Overcoming significant life-threatening and life- altering challenges, she is an ever positive, disciplined, focused, fun-loving, community-minded leader and entrepreneur.
Pix consistently works on herself to be her best self so that she can help and improve the personal and professional lives of others.
Alongside her speaking and coaching career, she is the author of the upcoming book, Think and Get Rich After Hours, and is building a successful global health and wellness business.
Madeleine Black is a story teller for The Forgiveness Project, a participant in research for the Global Resilience Project and the winner of an Amazing Women Award.
Her unique and powerful story is a story of resilience. A story of hope. A story of inspiration. A story that will prove you can overcome any obstacle to completely transform your life.
Donna is the Co-Founder of ‘Now Is Your Time’ and Chief of Amazing Transformations. It is her mission to create a movement, that enables you to change your mindset and change your life!
Sarah Elkins is a keynote speaker, Gallup certified Strengths coach and communication consultant for individuals and teams. She also hosts a podcast, Your Stories Don’t Define You, How You Tell Them Will where she interviews a variety of guests about how the stories we tell, and how we choose to tell them, shapes our internal messages and the perceptions of people around us. Sarah’s book is available for preorder until August 31, 2019, and is designed to help readers identify key stories in their lives that are contributing to damaging internal messages and communication challenges, as well as to uncover stories that lead to improved satisfaction in life.
A Forbes Featured Entrepreneur and LinkedIn Top Voice, Brian is the Founder & CEO of Voice Your Vibe, Co Founder of WeForShe Summit, and is a founding member of a number of organizations including Genuine Hero. He serves on a number of Boards and is an Advisor and mentor to start-up founders and companies across the world.
One of the pioneering Top LinkedIn Video Creators in the world, and a pioneer of the newly launched LinkedInLIVE, Brian is a sought after international speaker and does speaking engagements through the year. In July 2019, he broke the #LinkedInLIVE record of broadcasting live for more than 4 hours.
Tayo Rockson is a writer, speaker, consultant, and media personality who runs UYD Management - a strategic leadership and consulting firm that helps organizations incorporate sustainable diversity and inclusion practices. As someone who has lived on 4 continents, he is an authority in communicating effectively across cultures. In addition to that, he's been named a "Top 40 Millennial Influencer" by New Theory magazine. He hosts the popular As Told By Nomads podcast and his book Use Your Difference To Make A Difference is based on how to connect and communicate in a cross-cultural world.
Elliott Neff is a true champion in every sense of the word. He turned what he loves, the game of chess, into his life's work, helping people around the world learn life skills through playing chess. What a cloud nine life that is!
Todd took a blog about creativity from a following of 0 to nearly 60,000. He is a contributor to CNBC, and has been featured on Inc. Magazine, and the Huffington Post. He is the author of 2 books: The Creative's Curse, and The Unstoppable Creative. Both are a mix of motivation and business content. During the day, Todd works for a company called IDEMIA, where he gets to share stories and teach people about their identity!
Chip Baker is an educator, author, and podcaster that believes in making an impact the Could Nine way by living, learning, serving, inspiring and going to get it!
Charismatic speaker, teacher, mentor, leader, manager, marketing executive, parent, journalist and author Charlie Seraphin teaches how to avoid One Stupid Mistake through an entertaining, interactive program geared toward students and working professionals. Your team will laugh at common mistakes, while they learn helpful hints for making better decisions. More than a seminar or lecture, One Stupid Mistake is an examination of conscience, the first step toward understanding and executing healthier decisions.
Ina Andrea Stridde
Ina helps top level entrepreneurs, CEOs and leaders get to a place where they FEEL AS SHINY AND SUCCESSFUL ON THE INSIDE AS THEY LOOK ON THE OUTSIDE!