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Alan Arnette

Alan Arnette: If you don't succeed, try, try again and that is what Alan did. Took him 4 times to finally make the summit of Mt Everest. This is a story of perseverance not to mention he has topped K2.. WOW!


Nat Strand

Nat Strand: the first female team to win The Amazing Race while dealing with being a Type 1 Diabetic. Heroic effort for someone who's life is run by the up's and downs of managing her daily sugar levels...


Brian Dickinson

Brian Dickinson: Going snow blind on the top of Mt Everest and then trying to figure out a way down the mountain by himself.. This was a Blind Decent but lived to talk about it.


Jeff Glasbrenner

Jeff Glasbrenner: Overcoming a tragic accident and losing his leg as an 8 year old to going to 3 Para Olympic Games, running 23 Ironman's and standing on top of Mt Everest.. Wow!


Debra Meyerson

Debra Meyerson, PhD: Retired Tenured Professor at Stanford University and Author, has not only overcome a stroke that attacked the right side of her body, but she is helping others cope by releasing her book “Identity Theft.”

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Howard Behar

110: Howard Behar: Retired President of Starbucks, Author, Speaker, and Adviser has helped Starbucks overcome obstacles to become the premium coffee company in the world by putting people first.

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Chris Warner

109: Chris Warner: Mountaineer, Entrepreneur, Emmy-Nominated Filmmaker, and Leadership Expert has reached his summit on some of the highest mountain peaks in the world.

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JJ Birden

JJ Birden: Former NFL Player who was undersized for a receiver and went on to play 9 seaons in the league. JJ overcame the odds which prepared him for life.

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Jason Redman

Jason Redman: 20 years as Navy Seal & shot 8 times including one to the face on enemy front lines. No bad days, only good days for this hero...

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Terry McDonough

Terry McDonough: a man who overcame a series of adversities including a fatal car crash that ended a life. This set him on a path of destruction until he took a hard core pivot, became a NFL executive, and now is living a purposeful life.


Lisa Odenweller

Lisa Odenweller: Serial Entrepreneur & founder of Beaming organic food cafe's before being removed as CEO,then staged a comeback, overcame her obstacles and started Kroma Superfoods.

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Don Yaeger

Don Yaeger: The master storyteller who has written 28 books including one on Walter Payton, gone one on one with Michael Jordan and an expert at helping you Find Your Greatness.

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