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114: 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…

Nat Strand Nat Strand has some very wise and powerful words about diabetes: “It’s not a limitation. It’s a challenge that we can all rise to meet and overcome when faced with adversity.” How well has Nat fought back against having type one diabetes? She won the competitive reality show The Amazing Race back in…

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111: 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.”

Debra Meyerson, PhD Debra Meyerson holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Organizational Behavior Studies at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. Debra went on to become a tenured Professor at the Stanford University Graduate School of Education and the Graduate School of Business, along with being a faculty co-founder of the Stanford Center on…

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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.

Howard Behar Howard Behar is not just the man that retired from the epic coffee company Starbucks, but he has been favorably referred to as “a hero of conscious capitalism.” At 75, Behar stills sits on the board of directors for Biller Family Foundation, is an advisory board member for Gonzaga Leadership Studies, a director…

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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.

Chris Warner Chris Warner is a man who has fulfilled many forms of satisfaction thanks to his enthusiasm around the sport of mountaineering. The upward mobility of Chris’ journey has not only taken him to Mount Everest and K2 in Asia, but he has also evolved into a leadership educator at the well-respected Wharton School…

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108: JJ Birden: Ex-NFL wide receiver for the Browns, Cowboys, Chiefs, and Falcons has overcome serious physical injuries and raising five nieces and nephews along with his own children to become a successful entrepreneur, author, and keynote speaker.

JJ Birden JJ Birden was not a kid that grew up always wanting to be a professional football player in the NFL. But, he was definitely a young athlete with the heart of a lion and the head of a champion. But how exactly did JJ Birden pivot from track-and-field with Olympic dreams to football?…

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