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Shawn Ellis

Shawn Ellis has been inspiring readers and audiences for over 15 years, sharing ideas and principles to cultivate resilience and thrive in the face of uncertainty, adversity, and change.

Whether in his “Mastering the Moments to Rise and Thrive” keynote, his “Built to Thrive” leadership development program, or his “Working with What Is” online course, Shawn shares lessons from mindfulness, neuroscience, and psychology combined with strategic coaching methodologies to facilitate immediate and lasting shifts in mindset and behavior—so you, rather than your circumstances, are empowered to be the creator of your life experience.

Audiences especially appreciate Shawn’s “whole person” approach to thriving and his humor and authenticity as he shares his own decade-long journey of rising up under challenging circumstances and limiting beliefs to make the shift from just surviving to truly thriving.

His “thriving” clients include Bayhealth, Bridgestone, CMT, Dippin’ Dots, Freddie Mac, Medallion Transportation, Michigan Medicine, New Milford School District, United Insurance Group, and many more.

Shawn is a graduate of Belmont University and currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee. When he’s not developing or delivering content for his clients and community, you’re likely to find him in a Nerf war with his son, or on a nearby hiking trail, enjoying the beauty and rhythm of nature.

Rachel Sheerin

Rachel Sheerin is an award-winning keynote speaker and emcee. Named Speaker of the Year for 2019 by NACE, you may have seen Rachel featured in Inc Magazine for her keynotes or on the TEDx stage.

Rachel’s been on both sides of business - sales and operations. She's built multi-million dollar sales teams for organizations that want to grow profits and boost happiness and trained operations teams that want to influence their sales teams to work better together.

With Fortune 500 clients such as The Ritz Carlton, WAL-MART, National Associations, Freddie Mac, Berkshire Hathaway, and more, Rachel’s known for delivering high-impact education and motivation to audiences from Spain to Seattle.

A partner of The James Beard Foundation and Director of Global Award for the Association for Women in Events, Rachel Sheerin motivates and educates high-performers so they can level up their success, increase their impact, and live a life they love.

With her book launching in 2022, Rachel’s continued research and motivational content around burnout, happiness and success can be heard on her weekly podcast and newsletters.

You can learn more about Rachel at www.RachelSheerin.com or follow her cute dog, speaker adventures and more on Instagram at www.instagram.com/rachel.sheerin

Will Bowen

Will Bowen is the founder of the Complaint FreeⓇ movement with over 12 million followers worldwide. Will’s been featured on Oprah, Dr. Oz, Forbes, NBC’s Today Show, CBS Sunday Morning, The ABC World News, Fox News, People, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.

In July 2006, Will Bowen handed out 250 purple rubber bracelets inviting people to use them as a tool to stop complaining. Will’s idea EXPLODED around the world and, to date, more than 12 million of his purple Complaint Free bracelets have been distributed to people in 106 countries. Maya Angelou provided the forward for Will’s #1 International Bestselling book A Complaint Free World, which has sold more than 3 million copies in 30 languages and is required reading at many universities and businesses. Thousands of companies worldwide have used Will’s Complaint FreeⓇ Business program to increase productivity, improve communication, and raise morale. Will’s clients include The Million Dollar Roundtable, Volvo, and Kimberly Clark.

Will Bowen is a humorous motivational speaker, a #1 International best-selling author, a multi #1 Amazon best-selling author, an award-winning trainer, the 2016 Purdue University Executive in Residence, and he’s the World Authority on Complaining — why people complain, what’s wrong complaining, and how to get ourselves and others to stop.


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