Our Instructors

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Marshall Goldsmith

  • Served as Associate Dean of the Business School of Loyola Marymount University
  • Executive coach to a virtual who's who in the corporate world
  • Author of many books - including; What Got You Here Won't Get You There and Mojo: How To Get It, How To Keep It And How To Get it Back When You Lose It

Douglas Stone

  • Lectures in Law at Harvard Law School
  • Has mediated many conflicts world-wide
  • Co-author of Difficult Conversations

Debbie Goldstein

  • Trained as a lawyer and mediator and works in both these areas
  • Consults with an international list of client corporations
  • Trained in all aspects of the Program on Negotiation, a 20 year joint effort involving Harvard, MIT, and Tufts Universities

Michael J. Hewitt, Ph.D.

  • Years of experience in exercise physiology
  • Extensive speaking on topics of longevity, fitness, and work/life balance
  • Research Director for Exercise Science at Canyon Ranch Spa in Tucson, AZ

Mimi Bliss

  • Founder of Bliss Communications in 1997
  • 10+ years experience as an on-camera reporter with ABC and NBC
  • Prepares Senior Executives for speeches and media events and is a frequent presenter at industry conferences

Rebecca Pitts

  • Served as Protocol Officer for Bank of America for 10 years
  • Taped a TV series entitled, 'From the Highchair to the Prom'
  • Trained and certified by the Protocol of Washington, in Washington, D.C.

Lisa Bouchard

  • 13 years in sales management giving her real world business experience with a focus on results
  • Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst with 15+ years of experience applying DISC tools to the business world
  • Teaches extensively aroud the U.S. and is a consultant and trainer to many organizations

M. Kim Vance

  • 20 years experience in labor law
  • Co-author of numerous publications
  • Speaker for many organizations and corporations

Lynne Maynor

  • Director of Leadership and Development at the Gaylord University
  • Served as President of the Middle Tennessee Chapter of the Association for Quality & Participation
  • Served as the Chairperson of American Hotel & Motel Association's Committee for Quality