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Pagonis, Gus
Categories: Customer Service | Leadership | Management | Stress Management

Bio: When it comes to expertise in logistics and overall leadership in management of very complex projects and organizations, few people are better qualified than Gus Pagonis, a retired three-star U.S. Army General. Lieutenant General Pagonis is widely recognized for his logistical achievements particularly during Desert Shield/Storm. After successfully masterminding logistics for the Gulf War and winning high praise.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: Pennsylvania

Paling, John
Categories: Adventure | Change | Environmentalism

Bio: With over 20 years experience as a professional speaker, author and consultant in 58 countries, John Paling reinforces his environment and risk communication messages with live narration of stunning video segments from his award-winning National Geographic Society wildlife films. With extensive experience successfully communicating medical and scientific issues to the public, Dr. Paling, Ph.D., is a pioneer in learning.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,500 and under

Travels From: Florida

Pancero, Jim
Categories: Management | Sales | Stress Management

Bio: Jim Pancero is the premier sales and sales management consultant/trainer in the country today. His information-intensive programs focus on the areas of advanced selling and sales negotiations, sales management, strategic positioning and corporate nichemanship.

The ideas and concepts Jim Pancero shares are the result of almost thirty years of consumer and industrial sales experience and training. Six.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: Ohio

Parayre, Roch
Categories: Corporate Culture | Change | Strategic Planning

Bio: Roch Parayre, Ph.D. is a master teacher, world-class speaker, and a strategist who blends rigor with contagious enthusiasm. He urges leaders and organizations towards new ways of thinking. His job is to energize people--both in the classroom and in the boardroom. He believes that if you are not passionate about your strategy, you will never get the.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $25,001 to $40,000

Travels From: Pennsylvania

Paris, William "Bubba"
Categories: Leadership | Moderator | Motivation | Personal Development | Sports

Bio: William H. Paris Jr. is better known as "Bubba" Paris. He hails from Louisville, Kentucky, where he attended DeSales High School and was team captain and MVP.

Mr. Paris attended the University of Michigan where he played for Bo Schembechler. While playing for Michigan, they won two big Ten titles, One Rose Bowl Championship and a Blue Bonnet.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: California

Parisse, Alan
Categories: Change | Customer Service | Finance | Leadership | Motivation | Sales

Bio: Rising from garbage collector to Wall Street executive, Alan Parisse uses his diverse life experience to deliver relevant messages on leadership, sales, and cycles of change to executives, managers, marketing and sales teams throughout the world. His audiences benefit from his sound business judgment, hard won expertise and practical solutions for dealing with reversals and taking full advantage of.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: Colorado

Parsley, Brian
Categories: Customer Service | Balanced Living | Leadership | Personal Development | Sales | Strategic Planning | Teamwork

Bio: Brian Parsley, a Certified Professional Behavior Analyst and Human Capital Strategist, is rated one of the top business speakers in the United States. He guides business leaders to increase sales effectiveness, delight customers and build profits.

Mr. Parsley also teaches time-tested business strategies.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $15,001 to $25,000

Travels From: North Carolina

Passanisi, Kathleen
Categories: Balanced Living | Healthcare | Humor

Bio: Kathleen Passanisi, PT, CSP, CPAE has enhanced the way slightly fewer than a bazillion people laugh, live, and work—with cutting edge content, style, and clean hilarity.

Recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award in therapeutic humor, Hall of Fame speaker, humorist, health professional, and author, Ms. Passanisi guarantees successful meetings with lasting effects.

The Fortune 100, major medical centers, leading universities, seriously.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: Missouri

Paul, Harry
Categories: Communications | Management | Motivation | Stress Management

Bio: With a Ph.D. in experience, Harry Paul has over 20 years of first-hand knowledge in running all aspects of a management training and consulting business including sales, distribution, product development and international operations.

Harry Paul has served as an executive vice president for The Ken Blanchard Companies, where he personally managed the speaking career of Dr. Kenneth Blanchard, co-author.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: California

Pauley, Jane
Categories: Current Events | Media

Bio: Jane Pauley has been one of the most respected figures in American broadcast journalism for more than thirty years with a television career that spanned morning, daytime and primetime.

In 1972, Ms. Pauley began her journalism career as a 'temporary, probationary employee for 90 days' at WISH TV in Indianapolis--her hometown, but within three years became the first woman to.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $40,001 and above

Travels From: New York

Paulson, Terry
Categories: Balanced Living | Change | Humor | Leadership | Management | Motivation | Sales | Stress Management

Bio: Dr. Terry Paulson is a licensed psychologist and author of the popular books, Paulson On Change, They Shoot Managers Don't They?, Making Humor Work, 50 Tips for Speaking Like a Pro, and Can I Have the Keys to the Car? He hosted ECI's business television series entitled, Quality from the Human Side and is honored to be a distinguished.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: California

Pawliw-Fry, JP
Categories: Change | Leadership | Motivation | Sales | Stress Management | Teamwork

Bio: J.P. Pawliw-Fry, Ph.D., is an author and performance coach to Olympic athletes and business leaders. He melds innovative research with powerful inspiration to create thought-provoking and moving keynote presentations. An expert in emotional intelligence, he is one of the world’s most highly sought-after speakers on the topic.

Dr. Pawliw-Fry has trained at Queen's University, Harvard Medical School’s Mind Body.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: Canada

Payne, Ruby
Categories: Generations and Demographics | Education | Globalization | Personal Development | Diversity

Bio: Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D., founder of aha! Process, is dedicated to positively impacting the education and lives of individuals in poverty. Since the mid-1990s she has been speaking to audiences around the world about the effects of poverty on students, families, and communities and how to better understand and support people from all economic backgrounds. She helps find.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: Texas

Pelletier, Saundra
Categories: Balanced Living | Personal Development | Sales

Bio: Saundra Pelletier is a passionate public speaker, life coach, executive coach and author, who specializes in helping individuals and organizations realize their full potential in business, life, sales and relationships. She has experienced, first-hand, the rise through the corporate ladder from the perspective of a powerful and ambitious woman, becoming a tenured business executive with exceptional achievements and success.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: California

Pelley, Jim
Categories: Entertainment | Humor | Motivation

Bio: A former stand-up comedian and contributing writer for the original Saturday Night Live Show, Jim Pelley has left them laughing for more than 18 years at over 1,600 top organizations in the United States and abroad, including Disney, Intel, Southwest Airlines, Mattel, and AT&T. Jim Pelley has brought his message of "How to Smarten Up by Lightening Up" to.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: California

Pelzer, Dave
Categories: Author | Motivation | Personal Development

Bio: Dave Pelzer is a #1 New York Times Best Selling author, #1 International Best Selling Author, and a recipient of The National Jefferson Award. In a word, he embodies Esprit: Spirit, Humor & Wit. As a child, his resilience enabled him to overcome extreme life-threatening obstacles. As an adult, for over 25 years, his inspirational work has.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $15,001 to $25,000

Travels From: California

Pemberton, Rex
Categories: Adventure | Inspiration | Leadership | Motivation | Personal Development | Teamwork

Bio: On May 31, 2005, at the age of 21, Rex Pemberton made history by becoming the youngest Australian to climb to the summit of Mt. Everest, after raising in excess of $100,000 to support his dream. Having delivered significant Return on Investment to his sponsors, he raised a second $100,000 of funding to support his successful quest becoming the.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: California

Pennington, Randy
Categories: Change | Leadership | Management | Ethics

Bio: Randy Pennington helps leaders and organizations build cultures focused on results, relationships, and accountability. He is a twenty-plus year business performance veteran, author, and consultant who has worked with many of this country's best-known organizations including: Alabama Power Company, Motorola, LaSalle Bank, SmithBucklin, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, Texas A&M University, Marathon Oil, Sprint PCS, and Progressive Insurance, in addition.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: Texas

Peppers, Don
Categories: Branding | Communications | Customer Service | Future | Marketing

Bio: Recognized for well over a decade as one of the leading authorities on customer-focused relationship management strategies, Don Peppers is an acclaimed author and a founding partner of Peppers &Rogers Group, the world's premier customer-centered consultancy.

Mr. Peppers' vision, perspective, and thoughtful analysis of global business practices have earned him some significant citations by internationally recognized entities. Business 2.0.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $25,001 to $40,000

Travels From: Florida

Percy, Ian
Categories: Change | Corporate Culture | Customer Service | Leadership | Management | Motivation | Personal Development | Strategic Planning | Stress Management | Teamwork | Marketing

Bio: Few speakers unite and ignite an audience like Ian Percy. His ability to blend depth of insight with uplifting inspiration is unmatched. That’s why Successful Meetings magazine declared him “One of the top 21 speakers for the 21st century.” It’s also why he has the rare honor of being inducted into both the US and Canadian Speaker.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: Arizona

Perkowski, John F.
Categories: Leadership | Globalization

Bio: Jack Perkowski is the Managing Partner, JFP Holdings Ltd. and the Founder, ASIMCO Technologies. He is the author of Managing the Dragon: How I'm Building a Billion Dollar Business in China.

Upon graduation from Yale and the Harvard Business School, Mr. Perkowski spent eighteen years on Wall Street, rising to Head of Investment Banking at PaineWebber. Well.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $15,001 to $25,000

Travels From: International

Pestrak, Debra
Categories: Personal Development | Sales | Teamwork | Motivation | Customer Service | Leadership | Management

Bio: Debra Pestrak, a peak performance expert, offers insights and useful information that can be implemented immediately. Her messages reach to the core of each audience member with her natural style, engaging presentation skills, and real life examples. Participants are treated to a compelling experience that gives them the opportunity to change the way they think, act and feel.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,500 and under

Travels From: California

Petersen, Neal
Categories: Adventure | Change | Diversity | Education | Inspiration | Leadership | Motivation | Personal Development | Sales

Bio: Neal Petersen has completed two amazing journeys in his life: a single-handed yacht race around the world, 27,000 miles, 9 months at sea, alone, and in a yacht he designed and built himself. And an even more arduous and eventful trip of overcoming racial prejudice during the Apartheid era in South Africa, poverty, and a childhood physical disability, just.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: South Carolina

Pett, Joel
Categories: Current Events | Media

Bio: Joel Pett, winner of the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning, has been at the Lexington Herald-Leader since 1984. His cartoons have appeared in hundreds of newspapers and magazines nationwide, including the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Boston Globe. He is a weekly contributor to USA Today, writes a regular feature.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,500 and under

Travels From: California

Petty, Charles
Categories: Balanced Living | Motivation

Bio: Dr. Charles Petty routinely receives the ultimate compliment paid any speaker: repeated invitations to return as a speaker again and again.

Not only is Dr. Charles Petty funny, he has the rare ability to package profound, life-changing truths in humor. Charles Petty uses no notes, speaks rapidly, is folksy, has a soft southern accent, and never uses off-color humor. .... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,500 and under

Travels From: North Carolina

Pfeffer, Jeffrey
Categories: Corporate Culture | Customer Service | Management | Stress Management

Bio: Jeffrey Pfeffer, Ph.D., is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. He is the author or co-author of ten books: The External Control of Organizations: A Resource Dependence Perspective, Organizational Design, Power in Organizations, Organizations and Organization Theory, Managing with Power: Politics and Influence in Organizations (translated into German,.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $15,001 to $25,000

Travels From: California

Phibbs, Bob
Categories: Branding | Retail | Sales | Entrepreneurship | Marketing

Bio: Bob Phibbs is a nationally recognized expert on business strategy, customer service, sales, and marketing. With over thirty years experience beginning in the trenches of retail and extending to senior management positions, he has been a corporate officer, franchise owner, and entrepreneur. As a motivational speaker and consultant, he has creatively helped some of America's best-known retail brands,.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: New York

Pine, B. Joseph
Categories: Customer Service | Sales | Strategic Planning | Marketing

Bio: B. Joseph Pine, II is an internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and management advisor to Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurial start-ups alike. He is co-founder of Strategic Horizons LLP, a thinking studio dedicated to helping businesses conceive and design new ways of adding value to their economic offerings.

Mr. Pine and his partner James H. Gilmore wrote The Experience Economy: Work.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $15,001 to $25,000

Travels From: Ohio

Piscatella, Joseph
Categories: Balanced Living | Healthcare | Motivation | Stress Management

Bio: Joe Piscatella is one of the country's most respected experts on how to live a healthy lifestyle in the real world. A high-energy speaker, he is a man with a visionary message and the extraordinary skill to tell it. He uses the art of storytelling, contagious humor and decades of experience to deliver a powerful, practical message that.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: Washington

Piscone, Deborah Perry
Categories: Communications | Politics | Corporate Culture

Bio: Deborah Perry Piscione is president of MarketplaceOffense, a boutique consulting firm in business to help clients with their image--inside and outside the four walls--in three focused areas: research, communications and trainings. She is also a best selling author, on-air political commentator, and public speaker, and trainer. Additionally, she teaches at American University as a professorial lecturer at the Women and.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: California

Pitino, Rick
Categories: Motivation | Sports

Bio: Most recently, Rick Pitino became the first NCAA coach to lead three different teams to the NCAA Final Four. Leading through his own example of hard work and solid execution, he transformed each of his college teams, leading Kentucky's men's basketball team to the Final Four three times in five years. He is ranked on two of coaching's.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $40,001 and above

Travels From: Kentucky

Playfair,
Categories: After Dinner Speaker | Balanced Living | Customer Service | Humor | Management | Stress Management | Teamwork

Bio: Since 1975, the Playfair organization has thrilled corporate audiences across North America and around the world with its innovative programs in the areas of team building, fun at work, stress management, reward and recognition, and internal customer service. Playfair\'s management team is composed of Matt Weinstein, Terry Sand, Fran Solomon and Ritch Davidson, who are all very funny people and.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: California

Plumb, Charles
Categories: Change | Inspiration | Motivation | Patriotism | Teamwork

Bio: Captain J. Charlie Plumb is a former prisoner of war and one of the most sought after achievement speakers in the United States. In fact, he was selected as one of the ten top speakers in a poll of U.S. meeting planners published in Successful Meetings magazine. His presentations deal with the importance of inner strength to overcome.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: California

Podesta, Connie
Categories: Balanced Living | Communications | Customer Service | Healthcare | Leadership | Motivation | Teamwork | Author | Change | Women's Issues

Bio: Motivational Speaker and Master of Ceremonies, Connie Podesta is known for her amazing ability to “close the gap” and take people from where they are now to where they need to be to achieve the results they want and deserve.

Ms. Podesta is an award-winning motivational speaker, author, organizational therapist, TV/Radio personality, business coach, and leading expert in the psychology of.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $15,001 to $25,000

Travels From: Texas

Poore, Jake
Categories: Change | Customer Service | Corporate Culture | Leadership | Strategic Planning

Bio: Unlike typical speakers, Jake Poore spends most of his time in the trenches of healthcare institutions. You may find him shadowing a physician in the emergency department, learning of the needs of the sterile processing department, or delivering food with the food service team.

As Founder and President of ILS, Mr. Poore knows what it takes to create and maintain.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: Florida

Poscente, Vince
Categories: Change | Inspiration | Motivation | Olympics | Sports

Bio: Vince Poscente is a master communicator who speaks from experience. Experience that lights up a room full of people or jumps off the page in an entertaining and substantive way.

"We will not thrive by 'coping' our way to BIG GOALS. Seeking to 'manage' our way to bottom line results is not the way. We will individually.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $15,001 to $25,000

Travels From: Texas

Posner, Barry
Categories: Leadership | Management

Bio: Barry Posner, Ph.D., is the Accolti Professor of Leadership at the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University (located in the heart of Silicon Valley), where he served for 12 years as Dean of the School. He, along with his co-author Jim Kouzes, received the American Society for Training and Development’s highest award for their Distinguished Contribution to Workplace.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $25,001 to $40,000

Travels From: California

Powers, John
Categories: Communications | Education | Humor | Inspiration | Motivation | Personal Development

Bio: John Powers, Ph.D., stands out as one of the best in the business. His entire career has been one of effectively communicating with audiences. Prior to his speaking career, he created and produced the Broadway musical, Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up? which is presently playing in over a dozen cities.

Dr. Powers is.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: Illinois

Prather, Stephen
Categories: Healthcare

Bio: Dr. Stephen E. Prather is a frequent national speaker on the importance of achieving the "Integrative Quality" culture needed to ensure safe care and cooperation between patients, physicians, and staff. Getting professionals to help each other improve across the boundaries that make-up the health care system has become the critical imperative for hospital-based care. Integrative Quality is the.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,500 and under

Travels From: Utah

Price, Craig
Categories: Generations and Demographics | Change | Leadership | Communications | Motivation | Safety

Bio: A highly sought after business keynote speaker, Craig Price has helped thousands of people learn to find the value in negative thoughts and emotions.

Often, presentations are all fluff and have little long-term value. Participants walk out motivated and excited but that soon wears off as the slip back in to reality. Mr. Price realized for true long-term.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,500 and under

Travels From: Texas

Pride, Curtis
Categories: Education | Inspiration | Personal Development | Sports

Bio: Curtis Pride was born in Washington, D.C. on December 17, 1968. By the age of nine months, audio-logical tests confirmed that he was profoundly deaf from birth. At age two, his parents moved to Silver Spring, Maryland and enrolled him in the Montgomery County Public School System's Auditory Service infant program. He was fully mainstreamed into his.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,500 and under

Travels From: Ohio

Pritchard, Bob
Categories: Branding | Communications | Motivation | Sales | Marketing

Bio: Bob Pritchard BSc, CSP, AISMM has business clients on 5 continents, including 91 Fortune 500 companies and SME's. He sits on the board of 5 companies and hosts The Bob Pritchard Radio Show on the VoiceAmericaBusiness channel with 246,000 listeners worldwide. He discusses all aspects of business, leadership, marketing and sales, and interviews the world's top business movers.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: California

Pritchard, Carl
Categories: Communications | Management | Stress Management

Bio: Carl Pritchard is the principal and founder of Pritchard Management Associates, and a recognized lecturer, author, researcher, and instructor.

As a lecturer, Carl Pritchard is considered a leading authority on risk management, and he presents on a variety of management topics ranging from project essentials to the complexities of network diagramming and team motivation. As an author and researcher, Carl.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,500 and under

Travels From: Maryland

Pritchett, Lou
Categories: Change | Customer Service | Economy | Leadership | Management | Stress Management

Bio: Lou Pritchett is one of corporate America's true living legends - an acclaimed author, dynamic teacher and one of the world's most highly rated speakers. Acknowledged as the foremost leader in change management, Lou Pritchett has been featured in numerous books and periodicals and accredited by savvy and successful corporate executives everywhere. He is the author of the.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $15,001 to $25,000

Travels From: Florida

Prose, Charlie
Categories: After Dinner Speaker | Entertainment | Humor

Bio: When Charlie Prose strides on stage, it is certain that for the next few hours the audience will feel like they know Charlie Prose personally. Charlie says that he feels so comfortable with his audiences that his show is really just "one big happy party." For the hundreds of thousands of fans who have seen him there is.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: New Jersey

Prusak, Larry
Categories: Management | Stress Management

Bio: Larry Prusak is a researcher and consultant and was formerly the founder and executive director of IBM Institute for Knowledge Management (IKM), a global consortium of member organizations engaged in advancing the practice of knowledge management through action research. Larry Prusak has extensive experience, within the U.S. and internationally, in helping organizations work with their information and knowledge resources..... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,501 to $15,000

Travels From: Massachusetts

Purdy, Gerry
Categories: Future | Technology

Bio: Dr. Purdy is a principal analyst with MobileTrax, a professional services firm that focuses on the mobile computing and wireless data market. He is also a Venture Partner with Diamondhead Ventures who invest in the mobile and wireless industry.

Dr. Gerry Purdy has focused on mobile and wireless markets since 1986 and has become recognized as an industry authority in the.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $15,001 to $25,000

Travels From: California

Purves, Karen
Categories: Teamwork | Communications | Management | Sales | Environmentalism

Bio: Karen E. Purves uses Improv skills to create interactive, customized programs based on audience voting during the program. The meeting planner sets the destination and the attendees choose the route!

Want your meeting attendees to say, "I didn't want the session to end?" Does your audience think they've seen and heard it all? Want a fun program.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $7,500 and under

Travels From: Nevada

Putnam, Howard
Categories: Change | Customer Service | Future | Leadership | Management | Stress Management | Ethics | Marketing

Bio:

Howard Putnam’s ultimate objective is “bottom line improvement.”  He believes that cultures that place “people” as their #1 priority have the greatest long-term impact and success. He is the former CEO of the highly successful Southwest Airlines whose foundation and culture placed people first.

Later, when recruited to be the CEO of failing Braniff International,.... More>>

This speaker's set fee places him/her within the range of: $15,001 to $25,000

Travels From: California

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