Burke Franklin: CEO of Business Power Tools


“I hate it when good companies, products, or people fail!”

Says Burke Franklin, known as the man who’s helped “launch a million businesses” since he invented business planning software in 1988 with the introduction of his best-selling BizPlanBuilder® software system and templates.

From that successful beginning, he launched JIAN (jee’on – a zen word meaning“the master of every art”), the company behind an entire suite of successful business productivity software apps & templates for launching, building and succeeding in business with minimum BS.



Ray Faulkenberry: P.h.D., Founder, and CEO of We R One Productions

Ray Falkenberry

Ray Faulkenberry, PhD is quickly becoming one of the most in-demand speakers as well as personal & professional transformation coaches! His passion, humor, and ability to weave stories into his curriculum provide an incredible foundation for getting his audience fired up and ready to make life-altering changes. Author, speaker, and transformationist Faulkenberry provides highly-effective tools to evolve yourself as a person as well as how you do business. He believes that any change in life or business must start within and no one can do the work for you. You have to want to grow and evolve. Ray’s style is engaging, personal, and connects to the deepest part of your being.



Daniel R. Tomal: P.h.D


Dan Tomal is a former corporate vice president (Decstar, Inc), internal consultant (Marathon Oil/USX), independent consultant, and professor (Purdue University, Illinois Institute of Technology, and Concordia University Chicago). He received BS and MAE degrees from Ball State University, and a Ph.D. Bowling Green State University. He has consulted for numerous organizations (Lucent, Zurich, Siemens, Emerson, Teledyne, AT&T, BCBS, Rush Medical, CDH, Cadence,  Lawson Products, ServiceMaster, US Tsubaki, Provena Health Care, etc.).





Michelle Price: Principal, A Third Mind Digital Media


When Michelle Price escaped from Cubicle Nation after 23 years in corporate America, she went from “wage slave” to the “lifestyle business” she craved, and put her first expert on the map, online. Within 9 months, their online strategy landed his book on 3 national best-seller lists, including the NY Times & Wall Street Journal. Today, Price is Principal of the boutique agency, A Third Mind Digital Media. For 18+ years, she has been on the leading edge of using emerging internet technology, content and online social networks to discover the Conversations and influencers to help accelerate her clients success.


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