Apogee Strong

An online mentorship program for the young men who will become tomorrow’s leaders. Watch the intro and sign up to learn more about the big things that are coming.

An Ideal-Focused Approach

Apogee is an online mentorship program for young men based in a philosophy that puts moral values first. Apogee’s mission is to shape young men into better providers and protectors with experiences that prioritize servant leadership and personal growth.

In today's rapidly-evolving world, it's crucial that individuals have the ability to think critically. Apogee's participants have the unique opportunity to engage in a community designed to help them learn how to think, not what to think. That core philosophy shapes our missions and how we interact with our participants.

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Our Philosophy

Apogee’s goal is not to coach men on what to think, but how to think. We are growing tomorrow’s leaders by helping young men understand the power of ideals. You will complete this program as a more self-motivated young man, with the tools you need to reach your ambitions. Discover the structure and tools that help us achieve this below.

Conversations

Participants will learn how to hold weekly Socratic discussions on important issues, maintaining rules of engagement in order to have a productive conversation.

Weekly Schedules

Participants create and report weekly goals to their squad leaders. They will fill in their weekly projects, discussions, workouts, challenges, reading schedule, and any personal academic work.

Reading

Finishing one book each month, participants will learn to plan out their reading goals in their module schedule and will have a weekly reading check-in conversation with their squad.

Fitness

Participants will create a workout schedule with regular challenges. They will be encouraged to document their times and related numbers so they can visualize their progress.

Projects

Participants will have a project to complete every month designed to foster effective leadership and help them become more competent and self-directed.

Challenges

Each month participants will tackle a character challenge that they will add into their module schedules and document either via video or with a paper that will help improve their character.

Apogee Program Overview

Through carefully thought out and tested methods, we have crafted this program to provide stability in the ever-changing landscape our young men see today. Check out the resources below alongside our 12 month outline and enroll today.

Recommended Reading

1 book per month, with a weekly reading schedule, culminating in a team conversation around takeaways.

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  1. Do Hard Things by Alex and Brett Harris (month 1)

  2. Atomic Habits by James Clear (month 2)

  3. The Way of Men by Jack Donovan (month 3)

  4. Don’t Burn This Book by Dave Rubin (month 4)

  5. The Art of War by Sun Tzu (month 5)

  6. Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins (month 6)

  7. Endurance by Alfred Lansing (month 7)

  8. Relentless by Tim Grover (month 8)

  9. The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday (month

  10. Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink (month 10)

  11. Sovereignty by Ryan Michler (month 11)

  12. 12 Rules for Life by Jordan Peterson (month 12)

Socratic Conversations

Weekly conversations around a topic of interest with engagement from Apogee's leadership.

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  1. Student loan crisis- could this have been avoided?

  2. Is socialism the cause of the downfall of Venezuela?

  3. Legalization of marijuana good or bad?

  4. Is Capitalism good?

  5. Lab-Grown Meat Social Security Should NASA be double funded?

  6. Should we tax the rich?

  7. Is poor food for kids child abuse?

  8. Gov’t Role in protecting the environment?

  9. Were liberties trampled in the handling of COVID 19?

  10. Death Penalty?

  11. Is abortion murder?

  12. Were the riots over George Floyd justified?

  13. Too many people or not enough food?

  14. Is hunting ethical?

  15. Are government schools good or bad?

  16. Free speech and political correctness?

  17. Will robots take jobs?

  18. Are mandatory vaccines a good thing or an assault on freedom?

  19. Should gay marriage be a legal issue?

  20. Is the welfare system good or bad?

  21. Teenage workload- do we expect too much or not enough of teens?

  22. Hook up culture and sex ed

  23. Should social media

  24. platforms have the right to censor?

  25. Should we defund the police?

  26. Is college necessary?

  27. Gun Control

  28. Are video games net positive or negative?

  29. Illegal Immigration

  30. Offshore drilling

  31. Banning Fracking

  32. Transgender rights

  33. Stem Cell Research

  34. Human Cloning

  35. Cigarettes and vaping

  36. Artificial Intelligence

  37. Does God Exist?

  38. Organic vs non-organic food

  39. Does tech make us lazy?

  40. Cell phones in school

  41. Influence of TV and Music

  42. Animal testing ethics

  43. Mandated military service

  44. If you had to delete one of the Bills of Rights, which would it be?

  45. Legalize the sale of human organs?

  46. Euthanasia?

  47. Lower the drinking age?

30-Day Challenges

To develop habits around morals and ethics, expose weaknesses and fears, daily disciplines, and more.

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  1. Manners Matter Challenge - 30 Days saying yes sir, yes ma’am, shaking hands and opening doors for others. CEO’s tell me over and over, sales are made, jobs are offered, and promotions are given. Male/Female of any age…yes sir, yes ma’am, shake hands, eye contact open doors. Document the feedback.

  2. CEO Interview Challenge - Locate or email 3 business owners or entrepreneurs and ask for 10 minutes for a school project, and ask these 3 questions: What are the qualities you’d look for in a young hire today? What are the skills that have helped you most in becoming who you are? Where are you working on improving? – Is there anything I can do to help in order to thank you for your time?

  3. LEO and First Responder Interview Challenge - What made you want to take on this job? What is the hardest part? The best? What do you wish people knew that they don’t?

  4. Public Speaking Challenge - Rotary, Lions Club, Toastmasters, Church, Local Group….at least 20 people in the audience….your topic: why character and personal responsibility matter to you.

  5. Paperclip Challenge

  6. Free Labor Challenge - 1x per week… mow a stranger or neighbors lawn, cutting down a tree, pulling weeds, etc.

  7. Kim’s Game Challenge

  8. Shelter or Hospice Challenge

  9. Coach or Mentor Someone Else Challenge - Younger sibling? Someone at school? Someone in the neighborhood? Help a business set up social media?

  10. 75 Hard Challenge

  11. 75 Hard Challenge

  12. 75 Hard Challenge - Finish and sign up for a competition or moving forward with a gameplan and graduation event.

Monthly Projects

Creating tangible products and/or experiences that will help shape the future.

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  1. Lead the creation of family meetings and family rules.

  2. Create a digital leadership portfolio on Pathbrite and/or MTC.

  3. Home Escape Route - Create a plan for the home.

  4. Learn to obtain an apprenticeship.

  5. Creating a personal mastermind.

  6. Create the "Alter-Ego"

  7. Learn the basic man-skills

  8. Diet Tracking 

  9. Operation old-school: No tech use.

  10. Go back and accomplish anything that was not accomplished in its allotted time.

Founded For Young Men Like You

Apogee uses the same philosophies and lessons our founders strive to pass on to their own sons. Gain a specialized mentorship based on principles and teachings that will help you grow into a man you’ll be proud of. Learn more about our founders and guest mentors.

Co-Founder

Matt Beaudreau

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Matt Beaudreau

Matt Beaudreau is the founder of Acton Academy Placer and Acton Academy Sacramento. As a career educator, Matt has delivered TEDx talks, consulted with Universities, written books, and created programs that have helped to push education into the 21st century for teens across America. He currently hosts The Essential 11 podcast, which focuses on gaining world-class advice from prominent guests in business, media, sports, education, and entertainment.

Beaudreau is also a world-renowned keynote speaker, speaking to over 250,000 people across the globe with clients ranging from Lockheed Martin and the United States Air Force to Caterpillar and Honeywell.

In his younger years, Matt was a competitive kickboxer underneath Dennis Alexio and competed in multiple amateur mixed martial arts fights under the coaching of Frank Shamrock, Ken Shamrock, and Jason Pietz.

Co-Founder

Tim KennedY

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Tim Kennedy

Tim Kennedy is an unapologetically American force to be reckoned with. He is a Special Forces master sergeant and sniper, utilizing his combat expertise in deployments throughout the Middle East as part of the U.S. Army Green Berets' elite counterterrorism and hostage rescue unit. On top of his military career, he is a former professional mixed martial arts fighter and two-time title challenger who has showcased his skills in the biggest organizations in the world, including UFC, Strikeforce, and WEC. His incredible story has been featured on the HISTORY Channel's "Hunting Hitler" and the Discovery Channel's "Hard to Kill," while his book, "Scars and Stripes," became a New York Times bestseller. As a serial entrepreneur, he now owns approximately a dozen companies and holds numerous black belts, including Brazilian jiu-jitsu and U.S. Army Combatives. Most importantly, he embraces his unapologetically American identity with pride.

12 Month Outline

Take a look at our 12-month outline and what you will be doing on a month-to-month basis in the Apogee Mentorship Program.

Module 1: Become the Gentleman

Module 2: Build Your Reputation

Module 3: Be Ready

Module 4: Command the Room

Module 5: Get Creative

Module 6: The Alter-Ego Undercover

Module 7: Manskills

Module 8: Hone Your Inner Warrior

Module 9: The Stoic Mind

Module 10: Get After It

Module 11: Freedom = Responsibility

Module 12: Strategize the Gameplan

LEAD BY Leaders Among Leaders

Apogee takes a unique approach to learning. We care about the skills you’ll need to live a fulfilling, successful life- not just passing tests. Our guest mentors, coupled with our leadership team are here to help you create and achieve your greater self. This program is unlike any other because our participants get to speak directly with the greatest men alive today.

ALEX HERMOZI

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Alex Hermozi

Alex Hormozi is an Iranian-American entrepreneur, investor, author, and internet personality. He's the CEO of Acquisition.com, managing various private investments, and the best-selling author of "$100M Offers." Specializing in aiding businesses with revenues above $3 million, he's gained industry acclaim.

He also helms Gym Launch, ALAN, and Prestige Labs. With a presence on platforms like Instagram and YouTube, Hormozi has a vast following. Serving over 4,500 businesses and 100,000 consumers, he's a recognized expert in acquisition and monetization, and has been featured in Forbes and Entrepreneur.

SETEMA GALI

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Setema Gali

Setema Gali is a global keynote speaker, trainer, author, and RESULTS Coach. He's not just a business coach; he's transformed hundreds of companies, and he's not merely a life coach; he's elevated thousands of lives. Setema specializes in coaching individuals who are deeply committed to achieving their goals in all aspects of life: PHYSICAL, SPIRITUAL, RELATIONAL, and FINANCIAL. As a former NFL player, Setema was part of the 2002 New England Patriots Super Bowl-winning team. After a brief NFL career cut short by injury, he ventured into the mortgage and real estate business before discovering his true calling as a RESULTS COACH.

With over 150 week-long "immersion" events under his belt, Setema has personally coached individuals from around the world. His coaching has guided them to overcome addiction, abuse, financial crises, health challenges, relationship setbacks, and the everyday conditioning that hinders individuals from realizing their full potential.

LERROD SMALLS

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Lerrod Smalls

Lerrod E. Smalls is an inspiring author, personal development coach, and entrepreneur dedicated to helping others transform their lives. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Lerrod overcame a challenging childhood and the loss of his mother to cancer, becoming a millionaire before 30. Despite facing bankruptcy and personal struggles, he rebuilt his life through mentorship and commitment, achieving success in real estate, coaching, and becoming a world-champion Jiu-Jitsu fighter.

Lerrod founded the Black Warrior King Tribe and authored "GMST: Get My S.H.I.T. Together," offering a practical blueprint for men to reclaim their purpose and live abundantly. His journey from Brooklyn to respected leader provides hope and guidance for those ready to change.

ANDY FRISELLA

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Andy Frisella

Andy Frisella is a seasoned entrepreneur and acclaimed author, renowned for his expertise in public speaking and consultancy. Recognized as a foremost authority on customer devotion, cultivating passionate corporate cultures, and establishing both physical and online direct-to-consumer retail ventures, his insights have been highlighted in prominent publications like Inc., Entrepreneur, and Forbes Magazine. Between 2015 and 2019, Andy spearheaded The MFCEO Project, which rose to global prominence as the top business-focused podcast.

His latest audio endeavor, REAL AF with Andy Frisella, sees him and a roster of intriguing guests delving into current events and controversial subjects, all with a mix of serious discussion and humor.

JP SEARS

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JP Sears

JP Sears is a versatile figure known as a YouTuber, comedian, author, speaker, and lifelong learner. He fearlessly champions freedom, free speech, and inspires individuals to embrace lives devoid of fear.

With a dedicated following of over 4 million and an impressive 600 million views, JP's content has made a significant impact. When he's not creating videos or entertaining on stage, JP enjoys quality time with his family in the wonderful state of Texas.

ADAM "SMASH" SMITH

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Adam "Smash" Smith

Adam "Smash" Smith is a respected martial artist with 25 years of experience, holding Black Belts in American Kenpo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and a professional MMA fighter. He also volunteers as a firefighter/EMT and is a future candidate for Spokane Valley City Council. Having overcome a challenging past, Adam is passionate about sharing the transformative power of martial arts with others.

PATRICK BET-David

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Patrick Bet-David

Patrick immigrated to the U.S. from Iran at age 10, escaping the Iranian revolution. Post-high school, he served in the U.S. military's 101st Airborne. Transitioning to finance, he founded PHP Agency Inc., a top-growing insurance company, before age 30. Patrick gained widespread recognition with his video "The Life of an Entrepreneur in 90 Seconds", amassing 30 million views, which he later turned into a book.

He founded Valuetainment, a media brand focused on entrepreneurship and personal growth, lauded as "the best channel for entrepreneurs." A dynamic speaker, Patrick emphasizes the pursuit of one's desires and has interviewed figures like Kobe Bryant, Robert Greene, Ray Dalio, Mark Cuban, and Steve Wozniak. His journey from an Iranian refugee to a successful entrepreneur epitomizes the American Dream.

Tony Blauer

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Tony Blauer

Tony Blauer has been in the martial art, self-defense, defensive tactics, and combative industry for over four decades. He founded Blauer Tactical Systems (BTS) in 1985 and it has grown into one of the world's leading consulting companies specializing in the research and development of performance psychology, personal safety, and close quarter tactics & scenario-based training for law enforcement, military, and professional self-defense instructors.

Coach Blauer's programs have influenced over three decades of trainers and coaches as well as most contemporary reality-based martial artists. He resides in California with his wife, kids, and dogs but still travels extensively working with individuals, corporations, and government organizations around the world providing solutions for training, performance assessment, and credentialing. His companies are dedicated to enhancing the mental and physical safety of everyone they help train.

MAJ TOURE

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Maj Toure

Maj Toure is a Solutionary Hip Hop artist turned Second Amendment activist from North Philadelphia. His journey gained significant attention when he was featured on the cover of Philadelphia Weekly as "the Prophet of Philadelphia." In 2015, he founded the Black Guns Matter movement, focusing on educating urban communities about Second Amendment rights and responsibilities.

Maj's unique approach to advocacy has earned him features in prominent outlets such as the New York Times, Breitbart News, NPR, Fox News, CNN, BET, Essence, and Vice News. He is currently on a 50-state tour to further his mission of Second Amendment education. Maj is also running for an At-Large seat on the Philadelphia City Council.

BEDROS KEUILIIAN

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Bedros Keuilian

Bedros Keuilian, an American entrepreneur, embodies the essence of the American Dream. His family, immigrants who fled communism, sought freedom, opportunities, and a better life in the United States. Today, Bedros stands as a prolific entrepreneur and investor, with stakes in numerous leading brands and enterprises across various industries. He's renowned as the creator of Fit Body Boot Camp, a franchise brand listed three times in Inc Magazine and recognized in Entrepreneur Magazine's 100 fastest growing franchise brands worldwide. Bedros is also the author of the Wall Street Journal Best Selling book titled "Man Up – How To Cut The BS and Dominate In Business and In Life."

Bedros's unwavering belief in the indomitable human spirit drives him to share his Immigrant Edge and American Dream journey with the world. He leverages stages, television, social media, podcasts, and his blog to inspire audiences globally, motivating them to break free from limitations and unleash their full potential.

RAY CARE

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Ray Care

Ray "Cash" Care, a former Navy SEAL veteran, served in combat zones in Iraq and Afghanistan, where he was responsible for offering security protection to a range of U.S. government agencies, including the CIA, both in high-profile and low-profile scenarios. After retiring from his military service, Ray redirected his dedication, drawing from his SEAL Team background and training, towards self-enhancement and fostering teamwork.

Today, Ray Care is in great demand as a keynote speaker, known for his dynamic and influential presentations. He delivers energizing talks to organizations across the United States, covering topics such as leadership, organizational transformation, the development of highly efficient teams, and physical fitness.

LARRY HAGNER

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Larry Hagner

Larry Hagner is the mastermind behind The Good Dad Project Podcast, a show that has earned its place among the top podcasts on iTunes. Larry's educational background includes a degree from Southeast Missouri State University with a focus on Health, Wellness, and Nutrition.

Larry is the visionary behind The Good Dad Project, an effective organization committed to supporting fathers through a range of valuable resources. Additionally, he is a charismatic speaker who has addressed numerous audiences, including churches, men's groups, women's groups, and couples, consistently receiving outstanding reviews for his presentations.

KEITH YACKEY

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Keith Yackey

Keith is dedicated to helping married men reignite passion and intimacy in their marriages, ultimately strengthening families. With a diverse background, from being a pastor to dating porn stars, Keith has developed a groundbreaking process that has saved hundreds of marriages.

Bryan Callen

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Bryan Callen

Bryan Callen is an American actor, comedian, and podcaster. He is most known for his recurring role as “Coach Mellor” on ABC’s Schooled and The Goldbergs; which he has played since 2014. Callen has also appeared in such TV and films as Kingdom, 2 Broke Girls, Ride Along, Hangover 1 & 2, Sex and the City, Old School, MADTv, Entourage, Californication, and many more.

A veteran Headliner, Callen performs in theaters and comedy venues across the world but most often can be seen at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles. His third one-hour comedy special, “Complicated Apes”, topped the iTunes charts upon its release in March, 2019.

Callen is known for being the co-host of the top-rated iTunes podcasts The Fighter & The Kid, as well at Ten Minute Podcast. Bryan is also a regular on The Joe Rogan Experience and Fight Companion podcasts.

Ian Smith

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Ian Smith

Ian Smith is the co-owner and founder of Atilis Gym in New Jersey.

He’s recently been thrust into the national limelight and has been featured on Tucker Carlson, CNN’s Chris Cuomo, and Charlie Kirk for defying local business restrictions and refusing to close his gym.

This isn’t a man who set out to defy the government, anger the public, or be reckless with people’s health and lives but he is a man who is willing to stand by what he believes in the face of threats of imprisonment and astronomical fines for what he believes to be unconstitutional infringements.

Andy Stumpf

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Andy Stumpf

Andy Stumpf is a retired SEAL, professional gravity enthusiast, public speaker, and podcaster.

Stumpf was born and raised in Northern California. From the age of 11, he knew that he wanted to become a Navy SEAL- it became the single driving force in his life. He enlisted in the Navy while still a Junior in high school, entering military service in 1996. After completing boot camp he began the most grueling training program in the US Military - Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL, known as BUD/s. Nearly 90% of all candidates are unsuccessful in completing the six-month program. Andy graduated and began his SEAL career attached to SEAL Team Five, in Coronado California.

In 2002 he screened for and joined the most elite counterterrorism unit in the military, SEAL Team Six. This unit is tasked with conducting the nation's most critical missions, many of which have become the focus of Hollywood movies and books.

Throughout his 17-year career, Andy executed hundreds of combat operations throughout the world in support of the Global War on Terror. He was medically retired in June of 2013. His awards and decorations include 5 Bronze Star Medals (Four with Valor), the Purple Heart, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, The Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with Valor, Three Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, Two Combat Action Ribbons, and the presidential Unit Citation.

Although no longer wearing a uniform, Andy continues to fight for the SEAL community and their families. In 2015 he set two World Records after jumping from 36,500 feet and flying over 18 miles in a wingsuit in an effort to raise 1 Million Dollars for the Navy SEAL Foundation. Andy is a sponsored skydiver and BASE jumper, constantly traveling the world creating content for his sponsors.

Jack Donovan

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Jack Donovan

Jack Donovan has been writing about masculinity, philosophy and spirituality for over a decade. He has spoken at the 21 Convention for men, and is a frequent podcast guest and host. You can follow his most recent work at jack-donovan.com.

Josh Tyler

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Josh Tyler

Josh Tyler, a professional fighter and survivalist. He is the co-founder of Savage Gentleman, a retail brand and ethos that believes that men are both savages and gentlemen. Josh is also the host of a podcast by the same name.

THE SAVAGE GENTLEMAN "The world is full of savages and gentlemen. Rare is it to find the man who can be both. It is not ideal void of all traits of masculinity, nor is it suitable to succumb to one’s every base desire. There must be a balance struck between the two sides of the same coin that is manhood. This is the plight of the savage gentlemen, to cultivate both aspects of his being and achieve his full potential."

Jeff Hoffman

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Jeff Hoffman

Jeff Hoffman is an award-winning global entrepreneur, proven CEO, worldwide motivational speaker, bestselling author, Hollywood film producer, producer of a Grammy Award-winning jazz album, and executive producer of an Emmy Award-winning television show. In his career, he has been the founder of multiple startups, he has been the CEO of both public and private companies, and he has served as a senior executive in many capacities. Jeff has been part of a number of well-known successful startups, including Priceline.com/Booking.com, uBid.com, and more.

Leif Babin

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Leif Babin

Leif Babin is a former U.S. Navy SEAL officer, co-author of #1 New York Times bestseller Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win, and co-founder of Echelon Front, where he serves as President/Chief Operating Officer, leadership instructor, speaker, and strategic advisor. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Leif served thirteen years in the Navy, including nine in the SEAL Teams.

He is the recipient of the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, and a Purple Heart. Upon his departure from active duty, Leif co-founded Echelon Front, a premier leadership consulting company that helps others build their own high-performance winning teams.

Craig ballantyne

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Craig Ballantyne

Craig is known as the World's Most Disciplined Man. He built Turbulence Training Fitness to over $10 million in sales and now runs EarlyToRise.com. His books, The Perfect Day Formula and Unstoppable, have helped over 55,000 high-performers own their day, double their income, and work less.

Craig has gone on to build five 7-figure businesses in five different industries, write three books (including one Wall Street Journal best-seller), and mentor thousands of entrepreneurs all over the world. Ranging from 9-Figure CEOs and industry titans down to busy fathers and high school teachers and everyone in between.

Nick Koumalatsos

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Nick Koumalatsos

Nick Koumalatsos, an experienced entrepreneur and business coach with a Special Operations background, is a prominent figure in the business world. He is the founder of Johnny Slicks, a thriving organic grooming brand, and spearheads Agoge, a high-impact coaching program aimed at propelling business success to new heights. Nick specializes in expanding businesses, overcoming growth obstacles, and constructing formidable teams. Collaborating with Core Medical Group, he underscores a comprehensive approach to men's health, incorporating Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT).

Through his books, coaching programs, and speaking engagements, Nick empowers leaders and entrepreneurs to excel in their respective fields. Nick Koumalatsos is not just a speaker—he is an entrepreneur, coach, and leader who leads by example, embodying the principles he advocates. Unleash your potential with Nick Koumalatsos and take strides towards success.

Zuby

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Zuby

Zuby transcends his identity as a rapper, emerging as a prominent public figure and influential voice. His distinct perspective, authenticity, and positive demeanor have garnered him a substantial following, exceeding 2 million on social media and accumulating over 30 million online video views. His presence has not gone unnoticed by some of the world's most renowned media personalities, featuring on platforms like The Joe Rogan Experience, The Adam Carolla Show, The Glenn Beck Podcast, The Rubin Report, The Ben Shapiro Show, and The Candace Owens Show. Additionally, he has made appearances on mainstream news outlets such as BBC, Fox News, Sky News, and RT.

Beyond his musical pursuits, Zuby wears many hats, including author, podcaster, public speaker, fitness expert, and life coach. Unafraid to express himself, he brings forth a refreshing and compelling honesty in his various endeavors.

Jason Khalipa

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Jason Khalipa

Professional athlete, philanthropist, author, and father-- Jason does a bit of it all.

Between building a successful, multi-location business, NCFIT, eight consecutive CrossFit Games appearances, creating the NCFIT Collective online training portal and coach’s development tool, and hosting both the AMRAP Mentality and Business of Fitness Podcast, Jason has spent his entire life training for the unknown.

Jason has competed in the CrossFit Games on 8 separate occasions. Competing as an individual for 7 consecutive years, and wrapping up an 8th year as a team competitor, Jason is no rookie to the sport of fitness. Throughout his CrossFit Games career, Jason has only placed outside the Top 10 once, has won every Regional competition he has participated in, and he won the Spirit of the Games award in 2009. Not only has Jason held all podium positions at the world championships, but he was also named to Team USA 3 times.

Jason opened CrossFit Santa Clara in 2008 a month after winning the CrossFit Games. With a passion for fitness and an uncanny ability to harvest and lead a supportive community, Jason was determined to achieve greatness. Since opening CrossFit Santa Clara, Jason has gone on to open 20 additional locations. He founded NCFIT (previously NorCal CrossFit), pioneered widespread corporate wellness programs, reinvented fitness in the hospitality sector, and changed the way people, CEOs, and athletes alike think about fitness.

Nick Bare

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Nick Bare

Nick Bare founded Bare Performance Nutrition in 2012 out of his small college apartment in Western Pennsylvania at the Indiana University of PA. During this time, Nick was studying nutrition and on the path of joining the military upon graduation. The company was built upon the values of transparency and service from its infant stages of launch and today remain instilled in the brand's primary mission.

After graduating college, Nick was commissioned into the US Army as an Infantry Officer, where he spent the next four years completing various military training schools, such as Ranger School and Airborne School, before taking his position as an Infantry Platoon Leader stationed out of Texas. During his time in the military, Nick learned the values of leadership, integrity, and team building which have been directly applied to Bare Performance Nutrition.

Erin Alejandrino

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Erin Alejandrino

An only child raised by a single mom in San Francisco, Erin was put in martial arts at the early age of 3- this formed the trajectory of his life. Growing up without a strong father figure he fell into the wrong things. But he changed his life when he realized he didn't need to find the right role model, he needed to become the right role model.

Today Erin is a fitness coach, the Vice President of Trulean Nutrition, and Instructor for The Project — an immersive experience To help Men level up in their business and life.

Ben Pakulski

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Ben Pakulski

Nicknamed the Pak-Man, Ben is a Canadian IFBB professional bodybuilder and winner of the 2008 Mr. Canada competition. In the IFBB, he finished 2nd twice in 2008. He has increased his standing in the Arnold Classic competition, placing 2nd in 2013, after a 4th-place finish in 2012 and a 10th-place finish in 2011. In the 2012 Mr. Olympia contest, his first-ever, he finished 11th.

Today, Ben helps other men achieve lean, healthy, and muscular physiques and hosts the podcast Muscle Intelligence.

Ryan Michler

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Ryan Michler

Ryan Michler is a husband, father, Iraqi Combat Veteran, and the Founder of Order of Man. Ryan grew up without a permanent father figure and has seen first-hand how a lack of strong, ambitious, self-sufficient men has impacted society today. He believes many of the world’s most complicated problems could be solved if men everywhere learned how to be better husbands, fathers, businessmen, and community leaders. It has now become his life’s mission to help men across the planet step more fully into their roles as protectors, providers, and presiders over themselves, their families, their businesses, and their communities. You can find him blogging and podcasting at Order of Man where he is working to help men become all they were meant to be.

Todd Herman

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Todd Herman

Todd is the author of the WSJ & International Best Selling Book, The Alter Ego Effect: The Power of Secret Identities to Transform Your Life, which has been translated into 11 languages. It’s the transformational book for people who want the tools elite people use to master their identity and make change happen fast – with a solid helping of science. Todd has built courses, training programs, software, and businesses that have transformed the lives of over 2,000,000 people.

Marcus Aurelius Anderson

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Marcus Aurelius Anderson

A proud Veteran, Bestselling Author of “The Gift of Adversity”, TEDx & International Keynote Speaker, Mindset Coach to Leaders, CEO’s and Entrepreneurs, Lifelong Martial Artist, creator of the Acta Non Verba Movement, and host of the Acta Non Verba Podcast.

While preparing to deploy with the U.S. Army Light Infantry, Marcus suffered a severe spinal injury that left him paralyzed from the neck down. After dying on the operating table twice, the surgeons saved his life but told him he’d never walk or use his hands again.

After months of anger and suicidal depression, having no other option, Marcus started doing some brutally honest soul searching, looking for the lesson to be learned from his injury. Once he started seeing his Adversity as a gift instead of a curse, something miraculous began to happen…

Marcus now speaks, inspires, and teaches others to use their Adversity as a catalyst to actualize their personal definition of success in every area of life and business. His message teaches us how we can use our own Adversity to make us into better warriors, leaders, entrepreneurs, and human beings to create a better world.

Phil Daru

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Phil Daru

Phil Daru is a world-renowned strength and conditioning coach and is the founder of Daru Strong, a brand dedicated to helping one’s performance, life, longevity, personal growth, and becoming the best versions of themselves. Phil also owns and operates the Daru Strong Performance Center in Boca Raton, Florida.

For years, Phil has worked with some of the most elite athletes and fighters in the world such as: Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Dustin Poirier, Jr. Dos Santos, King Mo Lawal, Tecia Torres, Colby Covington, and over 80 Pro fighters each week. Phil’s resume also includes World renowned celebrities, NFL players, World Champion Boxers, UFC fighters, and Olympic athletes. For over 10 years, Phil has been training the top athletes because of his ability to improve performance such as power, strength, speed, agility, mobility, and endurance.

Phil and his methodologies have been seen on ESPN, Fox Sports, The Luke Thomas Podcast, Spike TV, The Schmo, Fighters Only Magazine, UFC embedded, Mark Bell’s Power Podcast, Espn +, Elliott Hulse’s Strength Camp, The NFL Network, Joe Defranco’s Industrial Podcast Show and in many books around the world.

Zach Bitter

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Zach Bitter

Zach Bitter is an American ultramarathon runner. He held world records for the 100-mile run (track) and the 12-hour run (track). Bitter claimed both records with his performance during the Six Days in the Dome event in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on August 24, 2019. His 100-mile time of 11 hours, 19 minutes and 13 seconds, bested Oleg Kharitonov’s 2002 world record by almost 11 minutes, and was more than 20 minutes faster than his own American mark of 11:40:55. After claiming the 100-mile record, Bitter continued running for another 40 minutes and upped his own 12-hour distance world record to 104.8 miles, an improvement of more than three miles over the previous mark.

Frank Grillo

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Frank Grillo

Frank is an American actor best known for playing Brock Rumlow in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War, and Avengers: Endgame.

Grillo was born the first of three boys in a working-class family in New York City, and raised in the Bronx and in Rockland County, New York. Grillo began wrestling at eight years old and took up boxing at eighteen. In 1991, he started practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu, in which he has studied under Rickson Gracie and holds a brown belt.

Mike Glover

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Mike Glover

Mike spent 18-years in the US Army and as a government contractor for OGA. He served as a SGM in Special Forces in various positions and deployed multiple times to combat theaters. He is an expert in Counter-Terrorism, Security, and Crisis Management Operations and is the host of the Fieldcraft Survival Podcast on iTunes, and Soundcloud. He is an avid outdoorsman, overland enthusiast, traveler, and hunter. He has a bachelor's degree in Homeland Security and resides in Heber City, UT where he is the CEO of Fieldcraft Survival.

Nsima Inyang

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Nsima Inyang

Nsima is a drug-free Professional Bodybuilder, elite-level Powerlifter, and Martial Artist. As a Bodybuilder, he competed in Cellucor Sponsored 2015 WNBF Worlds where he placed 5th in the World amongst Heavyweight Bodybuilders. Along with that win, Nsima also won the title of Mr. California. He currently holds a Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and has placed Second in the IBJJF Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Championship as a Blue Belt.

With 15+ years of training experience and a cumulative 10 years of personal training and online coaching under his belt, Nsima has acquired essential practical application necessary to complement his detailed approach to training and nutrition. He has coached multiple natural bodybuilders and bikini athletes to show wins and has worked with nationally qualified powerlifters within and outside of the United States.

Trevor Bachmeyer

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Trevor Bachmeyer

Dr. Trevor Bachmeyer, the creator and chief executive officer of five global enterprises—SmashweRx, BodyHacks, The Spartan Company, The Spartan Media Co, and The Spartan Army, a real-time, real-life coaching firm for personal development—experienced a life-altering event in August 2021. Following emergency thoracic surgery to remove a tumor the size of a football and his entire left lung, he left the hospital in a wheelchair. Medical professionals informed him that he would be reliant on oxygen and prescription medications for the remainder of his life, and they declared that running or engaging in athletic activities would be impossible.

Despite this prognosis, Dr. Bachmeyer defied the odds. His YouTube channel has garnered over 50 million views, he now runs a sub-eight-minute mile, and he is actively raising a family of future leaders alongside his partner. Since leaving the hospital with a dire prognosis, he has trained daily, generating over 5 million dollars in annual revenue. In addition, Dr. Bachmeyer provides strategic coaching to some of the world's most prominent leaders and has built a substantial social media following. His commitment to giving away valuable insights and knowledge reflects his mission to assist as many people as possible.

SEAN WHALEN

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Sean Whalen

Sean Whalen is a multifaceted entrepreneur, public speaker, and business coach. He's the founder of LIONS NOT SHEEP and has garnered over 600 million engagements on his viral social media content. Sean shares his personal journey of success, divorce, and overcoming adversity, emphasizing the power of truth in life and business.

As a coach, Sean specializes in advising CEOs, business owners, and entrepreneurs on business scaling, building a strong social media presence, and achieving a work-life balance for improved profitability. Outside of his professional life, Sean enjoys hunting, firearms, cigars, off-road truck racing, and horseback riding. He also cherishes quality time with his three children at home in Utah.

ANTHONY TRUCKS

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Anthony Trucks

Anthony Trucks is a former NFL athlete, featured on NBC's American Ninja Warrior, an international speaker, the host of the Aww Shift podcast, author of the "Identity Shift" book, and the mastermind behind Identity Shift coaching. He leverages cutting-edge insights from science and psychology to transform your approach to life and business, enabling you to unlock your full potential.

Having faced a challenging upbringing, including being placed in foster care at the age of 3 and later adopted into an entirely different cultural environment at 14, Anthony has navigated numerous life transitions. His NFL career came to an abrupt end due to injury, but these experiences have equipped him with the ability to adapt and shift. His life mission is to guide others through the transformative process, helping them embrace the necessary inner work to create significant shifts in their lives.

CHARLIE KIRK

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Charlie Kirk

Charlie Kirk is the Founder and President of Turning Point USA, a nationwide student movement dedicated to empowering young people to champion free markets and limited government. With representation on 2,000+ campuses and over 160 staff members, it's the largest conservative youth activist organization. At 28, Charlie has made 600+ TV appearances, is a columnist for Newsweek and The Hill, and was on Forbes' "30 under 30" list. He's also the author of two books, including the #1 Best Seller "The MAGA Doctrine."

He chairs Students for Trump and received an honorary doctorate from Liberty University in 2019 for his leadership. His social media reaches 100+ million people monthly, and he's one of the "top 10 most engaged" conservative Twitter handles per Axios. Charlie hosts "The Charlie Kirk Show," a top 15 news podcast offering deep political and cultural analysis along with influential interviews.

NICK FREITAS

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Nick Freitas

Nick Freitas is a Virginia House of Delegates member, securing a third term in 2019 for District 30. He holds positions on the Transportation and Communications, Technology and Innovation Committees. With an impressive 11-year military career, including two combat tours in Iraq as a US Army Special Forces member (Green Berets), Nick remains active in national defense as a specialist in counter-terrorism, unconventional warfare, and intelligence analysis.

Nick hails from Culpeper, Virginia, but was originally born in Chico, California, which had a vibrant Portuguese-American community. His ancestral ties link back to the Azores.

WILL WIT

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Will Wit

Will is an acclaimed global influencer and bestselling author known for his rise in the media industry, starting with online videos in 2018. He's gained immense popularity with his unique blend of political humor, cultural analysis, and short documentaries. With over a billion views, Will's videos have significantly shaped American culture, entertaining and educating millions across social media through sketch comedy, street interviews, a weekly podcast, documentaries, and commentary on current issues. He's been featured on Fox News, The New York Times, Newsmax, Daily Wire, One America News Network, The Blaze, and others, delivering over a hundred speeches.

Will passionately discusses political and cultural matters, emphasizing how freedom-loving Americans can rescue the nation. He values his followers, engaging authentically, and aims to inspire them to stand up for their beliefs. Collaborating with fellow influencers and news outlets is common due to his unique insights and commitment to truth and righteousness. While Will deeply cares about America and his faith, he enjoys cooking, spending time with his Labrador Rocky, and, above all, spreading happiness and encouraging others to do good.

CARLOS MENDEZ

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Carlos Mendez

Carlos, a former Navy SEAL, started as a Marine medic and completed two deployments before graduating from BUD/s. He served in various roles, including medic, primary sniper, and point man in Southeast Asia, Iraq, Central America, and Afghanistan. Carlos later became the lead instructor for Close Quarter Combat under Jocko for West Coast SEAL Teams. He joined the Seaman to Admiral program, earning a finance degree from the University of San Diego.

After more deployments, he served in leadership roles at SEAL Team Three and Special Reconnaissance Team One. His naval career concluded as the Executive Officer for SEAL Training command. Post-service, Carlos earned an MBA from UCLA and worked in investment banking before joining Echelon Front.

Joe de sena

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Joe DeSena

Joe De Sena is the visionary behind Spartan, the world's foremost endurance sports brand. Raised in a blue-collar neighborhood in Queens, De Sena's entrepreneurial spark ignited early. He achieved remarkable success with a multimillion-dollar pool cleaning business before venturing into Wall Street, where he established his own trading company. However, in 2001, De Sena left Wall Street behind and settled on Riverside Farm in rural Vermont. It was here that his passion for adventure races and endurance events blossomed, giving birth to Spartan Race.

De Sena's leadership has propelled Spartan into a global fitness and wellness powerhouse, boasting a community of over 10 million athletes worldwide. Under his guidance, Spartan's diverse portfolio now encompasses brands like Spartan Trail, DEKA, La Ruta, Tough Mudder, and HIGHLANDER.

Mark bell

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Mark Bell

Mark Bell, a millionaire and former top-10 powerlifter, transformed his career into a successful fitness business with Super Training Products Inc. In 2008, he created the Slingshot, a patented tool for bench press enthusiasts.

Mark, known for impressive lifts, continues training at Super Training Gym, open to the public on weekends. Now, he shares his expertise on Markbell.com, offering daily workouts, nutrition guidance, and training videos.

Andy galpin

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Andy Galpin

Andy Galpin is a seasoned Professor at California State University, Fullerton, holding tenure. He serves as the Co-Director of the Center for Sport Performance and is the Founder/Director of the Biochemistry and Molecular Exercise Physiology Laboratory. Dr. Galpin specializes in Human Performance science, boasting a PhD in Human Bioenergetics, along with a robust portfolio of over 100 peer-reviewed publications and presentations.

With a wealth of experience, Dr. Galpin has collaborated with top-tier athletes, including All-Stars, All-Pros, MVPs, Cy Young awardees, Olympic Gold medalists, Major champions, World titlists, contenders, and more, spanning across the UFC, MLB, NBA, PGA, NFL, boxing, Olympics, and military/special forces realms. He is also a Co-founder of Absolute Rest, BioMolecular Athlete, and RAPID Health & Performance.

CHAD ROBICHAUX

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Chad Robichaux

Chad, a former Force Recon Marine and DoD Contractor with eight deployments to Afghanistan, founded the Mighty Oaks Foundation to help those struggling with PTSD, providing faith-based combat trauma programs for active-duty military, veterans, and first responders globally. He's addressed over 400,000 troops, led programs for 4,500+ military personnel, and co-founded Save Our Allies, aiding in evacuations from Afghanistan and assisting in Ukraine. As a bestselling author, Chad donated 250,000+ books to troops during resiliency tours. Featured in national media, he's the subject of a short film and documentary, with a motion picture based on his book "An Unfair Advantage" in production.

Chad's career includes roles as a Special Agent with the US Federal Air Marshal Service and the US State Department. A Medal of Valor recipient, he holds an MBA, is a board-certified pastoral counselor for PTSD, and is a 4th-degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt and former MMA champion.

john lovell

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John Lovell

John Lovell, the Creator and Chief Executive Officer of the Warrior Poet Society, leads a community founded on values centered around physical protection, the pursuit of truth, and living with a higher purpose. His impactful message has resonated with audiences, amassing over 100 million views across various social media and streaming platforms. John's background includes service as a former military veteran and Special Operations soldier, where he proudly served in the 2nd Ranger Battalion. Following his military tenure, he dedicated himself to full-time Christian missionary work in Central America.

Today, he wears multiple hats as a video content producer, public speaker, firearms instructor, and homesteader. John and his family make their home on a small farm in Georgia, where they share their lives with his wife and two sons.

Stephen mansfield

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Stephen Mansfield

Stephen Mansfield, a bestselling author and renowned speaker based in Washington, DC, is globally recognized for his influential books, including "The Faith of George W. Bush" and "The Faith of Barack Obama." He has authored biographies on notable figures such as Booker T. Washington, George Whitefield, Winston Churchill, Pope Benedict XVI, and Abraham Lincoln. Mansfield's "Mansfield’s Book of Manly Men" has inspired men’s events worldwide, and "The Miracle of the Kurds" earned the title of Rudaw's "Book of the Year," solidifying Mansfield as a voice for the Kurds in the Middle East against ISIS.

In addition to his literary achievements, Mansfield heads The Mansfield Group, a media training firm that collaborates with prominent figures and organizations globally. He resides in Nashville and Washington, DC, with his wife Beverly, an award-winning songwriter and producer.

layne norton

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Layne Norton

Layne Norton, founder of BioLayne, offers ethical, evidence-based coaching, blending real-world expertise with scientific knowledge. He's transformed over 70 individuals into professionals and revolutionized nutrition perspectives. Layne holds a BS in Biochemistry and a PhD in Nutritional Sciences, mentored by top researcher Dr. Donald Layman in protein metabolism and fat loss. With achievements in bodybuilding, he earned a natural pro card in 2006 and a heavyweight class win at the 2010 IFPA International.

In powerlifting, Layne won USAPL Nationals twice and secured a silver medal at the 2015 IPF Worlds, including a record squat of 303kg (668 lbs). Author of bestsellers like "The Complete Contest Prep Guide" and "Fat Loss Forever," Layne provides extensive free content via social media, podcasts, and articles, and conducts global seminars. Currently, he focuses on aiding more people through biolayne.com's subscription membership and training fellow coaches to adopt his successful methods.

BRAD LEA

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Brad Lead

Brad Lead, a seasoned entrepreneur, is respected in sales, life, and business. Beyond his professional success, he's a devoted father, husband, author, podcast host, CEO, philanthropist, and savvy investor. Facing life's challenges, he excels in bringing clarity and values common sense. In 1999, he founded LightSpeed VT, transforming online learning. As host of "Dropping Bombs" podcast, he continues to make a significant impact.

Brad's mission is connecting knowledge holders with seekers, attributing his success to determination and a willingness to take calculated risks. Many see him as fortunate and unafraid to embrace uncertainty on his path to success.

STEVE SIMS

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Steve Sims

Steve Sims, hailed as "The Real Life Wizard of Oz" by Forbes and Entrepreneur Magazine, is a renowned author with bestsellers including "BLUEFISHING: The Art of Making Things Happen" and "Go For Stupid: The Art of Achieving Ridiculous Goals." He is also a highly sought-after coach and has earned top ratings as a speaker, having delivered keynote addresses for various networks, groups, and associations, including prestigious institutions like the Pentagon and Harvard, where he has spoken twice.

Steve Sims is the imaginative founder behind the world's pioneering luxury concierge service. This unique service is dedicated to providing unparalleled levels of personalized travel, cutting-edge entertainment, and transportation solutions to corporate executives, celebrities, professional athletes, and individuals with discerning tastes who are eager to savor life to the fullest.

JOhn delony

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John Delony

Dr. John Delony holds a Bachelor of Arts in humanities and psychology from Lubbock Christian University, a Master of Education in higher education administration from Texas Tech University, and two PhDs from Texas Tech University—one in counselor education and supervision and another in higher education administration. He has earned various certifications, including Education Management from Harvard University and Civil Rights, Title IX Investigator (L1) from NCHERM/ATIXA. With over two decades of experience in crisis response and higher education leadership, Dr. Delony is dedicated to helping individuals overcome trauma and achieve holistic well-being.

He shares his expertise through writing, speaking, teaching, and hosting The Dr. John Delony Show, addressing topics such as relationships, mental health, anxiety, and wellness. Additionally, he co-hosts The Ramsey Show, delving into the psychological aspects of finances. Outside of work, Dr. Delony enjoys spending time with his family on their Tennessee farm, attending concerts, and focusing on his new fitness routine.

KEN COLEMAN

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Ken Coleman

Ken Coleman is a two-time national bestselling author and is widely recognized as the host of The Ken Coleman Show, in addition to co-hosting the nationally syndicated Ramsey Show. He has been a valued member of the Ramsey Solutions team since 2014, where he provides expert guidance to empower individuals to increase their earnings, make a more significant impact, and achieve success in both their professional and personal lives.

Throughout his tenure, Coleman has positively influenced countless individuals in discovering their unique talents, their passion for meaningful work, and the outcomes that hold profound significance to them. Notably, his second book, "The Proximity Principle: The Tried-and-True Strategy for Crafting a Fulfilling Career," was released in May 2019.

AKIRA THE DON

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Akira the Don

Akira is a passionate aficionado of pop culture and a trailblazer in his realm. Not only is he a musical genius, but he also excels as a multimedia visionary, captivating audiences with his distinctive soundscapes. With a portfolio that boasts 3 UK top 40 hits, Akira also composes music for films, video games, fashion shows, and commercials. His discography includes an array of singles, albums, mixtapes, and collaborative pieces.

Recognized as LA's most versatile DJ, Akira's live sessions are a sensation, catering to exclusive clientele and party enthusiasts alike. His vast musical acumen and exceptional talent in live remixing always energize the audience.

Remi adeleke

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Remi Adeleke

Remi Adeleke is the author of the acclaimed memoir Transformed. He was born in western Africa. Following his father's death, his mother, brother, and he relocated permanently to the Bronx in New York City. After years of making regrettable decisions, Remi joined the Navy in 2002 and later became a Navy SEAL. Ending his successful naval career in 2016, he was led to pursue opportunities in business consulting and filmmaking.

Remi holds a BS in organizational leadership and an MS in strategic leadership, both from the University of Charleston West Virginia. He resides in Southern California with his wife, Jessica, and their three sons, Cayden, Caleb and Carter, and daughter, Ciana.

Jonathan rios

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Jonathan Rios

Jonathan Rios is a father of 4, former Division 1 athlete and military academy graduate.He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and a Master’s in Counseling Psychology. For the past 20 years he has worked in the mental health industry.

He is deeply committed to remaining undomesticated. He once bungee jumped the nile river, rode a dirt bike through Tanzania, trained with a Navy Seal in the mountains, and has endured numerous near death experiences. "I love my woman ferociously, adore my 4 daughters, and thoroughly enjoy my masculine frame."

John richards

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John Richards

Jonathan Rios is a father of 4, former Division 1 athlete and military academy graduate.He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and a Master’s in Counseling Psychology. For the past 20 years he has worked in the mental health industry.

He is deeply committed to remaining undomesticated. He once bungee jumped the nile river, rode a dirt bike through Tanzania, trained with a Navy Seal in the mountains, and has endured numerous near death experiences. "I love my woman ferociously, adore my 4 daughters, and thoroughly enjoy my masculine frame."

Roger Parrott

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Roger Parrott

Dr. Roger Parrott is one of America’s most experienced presidents. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in Higher Education Administration. Dr. Parrott is a third-generation College president and was one of America's youngest college presidents first elected at age 34. He has served on various boards and was Chair of the 2004 Forum for World Evangelization hosted by the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization.

Dr. Parrott is the author of The Longview: Lasting Strategies for Rising Leaders and Opportunity Leadership: Stop Planning And Start Leading. His wife, MaryLou, earned her Ph.D. in English and is a Professor at Belhaven. They have two adult children who graduated from Belhaven.

jordan rogers

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Jordan Rogers

Jordan Rogers, a former Nike executive with a 15-year tenure, overcame heroin addiction and incarceration to build a remarkable career. Leading brand marketing for Nike Basketball in North America, Jordan served athletes across various divisions, from Nike Women’s to Nike Football. Collaborating with renowned figures like Ja Morant, Kevin Durant, and Cristiano Ronaldo, Jordan's journey was marked by notable partnerships with elite athletes and artists.

Despite not entering business school due to grades, Jordan's passion for storytelling, nurtured through studying Ancient History, proved instrumental in branding and marketing. As a devoted husband and father, Jordan cherishes family above all. Adding "Founder" to his titles, Jordan established Perseus Creative, dedicated to empowering college athletes and companies to embrace bravery, creativity, and victory celebration.

benjamin wong

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Benjamin Wong

Benjamin Wong is the the CEO of Kid CEO Media, a youth-run communications company dedicated to uplifting the growing community of young entrepreneurs. Ben is also the host of podcast YoungTrep with Benjamin Wong, where he interviews renowned entrepreneurs and experts on topics ranging from sleep health to career acceleration. Additionally, Ben is the host of the Kid CEO Podcast and co-host of 2 Kids on the Block.

Benjamin was born to be an entrepreneur. Growing up in a family business, he learned, early on, the ropes of finance, sales, and marketing. His first “business” was in selling hand-picked avocados on the street corner, mainly to purchase toys and video games. But as he matured, Ben began to branch out into finance and investment, particularly in the stock market. At the age of 11, he purchased 2 shares in Advanced Micro Devices at $11.

curt storring

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Curt Storring

Curt Storring is a husband, father, and the founder of Liberty Premium Grooming Co. He is passionate about helping men achieve greatness by increasing personal responsibility and self awareness.

drew weatherhead

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Drew Weatherhead

Drew Weatherhead is a Canadian jiu jitsu instructor. He began training at age 24 and achieved the rank of black belt at age 36 under Dave Rothwell and runs his own gym, Central Alberta Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. You might also know him as the mastermind behind the famous Instagram meme page, @because_jitsu.

travis chappell

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Travis Chappell

Travis Chappell is a door to door salesman turned founder, investor, speaker, and podcaster. He is the founder and CEO of Guestio.com, the highest quality guest and show booking marketplace in the industry. He's also the co-host of the top ranked podcasts Build Your Network and Figuring It Out where he's interviewed people like Shaquille O'Neal, Rob Dyrdek, Grant Cardone, Josh Peck, Molly Bloom, Jasmine Star, John Maxwell, and hundreds of others.

In addition to being a guest on top podcasts like Bigger Pockets, EOFire, and Born to Impact, Travis has been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur, TechCrunch, Bloomberg, and dozens of other media outlets. When he's not working on his dreams, Travis can be found at the golf course, playing pick up basketball, or at his home in Las Vegas with his high school sweetheart and two kids.

nick freitas

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Nick Freitas

Nicholas J. Freitas is an American politician and social media influencer. A Republican, he has been a member of the Virginia House of Delegates since 2016. He unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in 2018, losing in the primary election to Corey Stewart.

He was the Republican nominee in the 2020 election to represent Virginia's 7th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives, which he narrowly lost to Abigail Spanberger, the incumbent Democratic congresswoman. Before entering politics, he served in the United States Army.

anthony trucks

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Anthony Trucks

Anthony Trucks is a former NFL Athlete, American Ninja Warrior on NBC, international speaker, host of the Aww Shift podcast, author of the “Identity Shift” book, and the founder of Identity Shift coaching. He uses cutting-edge research in science and psychology to upgrade how you operate so you can elevate your life and business to reach your full potential.

After being given away into foster care at 3 years old, being adopted into an all white family at 14, losing his NFL career to injury and more he learned how to shift at a very young age, and now his life mission is teaching others how to do the Dark Work to Make Shift Happen in their lives.

jake herbert

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Jake Herbert

Jake Herbert is an American folkstyle and freestyle wrestler. Herbert won the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials at 84 kg FS and competed in the 2012 Olympics. Born in Pittsburgh, Herbert was a Pennsylvania state champion and four-time state placer at North Allegheny High School in Wexford, Pennsylvania.

Herbert was a two-time NCAA champion, three-time Big Ten Conference champion, and four-time NCAA All-American. He went 149-4 while at Northwestern University.He won the 2009 Dan Hodge Trophy awarded to the best college wrestler in the nation and the 2009 Big Ten Athlete of the Year award.

Sevan matossian

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Sevan Matossian

Sevan Matossian is a father of three boys, husband to his wife Hayley, brother to one sister, and son of Armenian immigrants. After he spent five years homeless, he spent his time filming movies in one hundred countries, seven continents, and forty-nine American states.

As the Executive Director of CrossFit Media, he was a vital part of growing CrossFit from a movement with three-hundred gyms to an organization with fifteen-thousand gyms and an international footprint. During that time, he became educated on health in the United States and now believes that added sugar and refined carbohydrates are at the center of today’s health crisis. He has elite level discipline to work hard and he believes at the end of the day: love is the answer.