Elevating Authors

This page spotlights some of the most inspiring and mission-driven people I know today - transformational creators, authors and leaders who initiate things that matter, who make a positive impact, and who are conscious about the world they create.

Donna McGeorge -  Donna McGeorge is an author and a global authority on productivity. She is passionate about enhancing the time we spend in our workplace to ensure it is effective and ...
--> Donna McGeorge: Make Better Use of Your Time


Richard Oelberger -  Richard Oelberger, PhD is an author, psychologist, and performance consultant who brings his depth of knowledge, along with his unique understanding of individual ...
--> Richard Oelberger: Awaken the Hero Within


Karen Kinney -  Karen Kinney is the author of two books, a visual artist, freelance writer, and teacher living in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Can you please share a few words about ...
--> Karen Kinney: Doorways to Transformation


Patrick King -  Patrick King is a human relationships researcher that seeks to understand and dissect all interpersonal dynamics. He focuses on using his emotional intelligence and ...
--> Patrick King: Read People Like a Book


Jennifer Guttman -  Jennifer Guttman, a doctor of Clinical Psychology practicing for 20 years launched a motivational brand platform Sustainable Life Satisfaction ® with an Audible ...
--> Jennifer Guttman: A Path to Sustainable Life Satisfaction


Rolf Potts -  Rolf Potts is the author of five books about travel, including Vagabonding (Random House, 2003), and The Vagabond’s Way (Ballantine, 2022). Rolf has reported from more ...
--> Rolf Potts: The Vagabond’s Way


Lark Dean Galley -  In 2019, Lark experienced a devastating loss—the unexpected suicide of her 19-year-old son. Having already endured her father’s suicide five years earlier, this ...
--> Lark Dean Galley: Choosing to Heal After Losing a Loved One to Suicide


Sarajane Case -  Sarajane Case is a trained Enneagram teacher, author of the popular self-help book The Honest Enneagram and Host of the Enneagram & Coffee Podcast. She helps people to ...
--> Sarajane Case: Own Your Challenges, Embrace Your Growth


Ankur Warikoo -  Ankur Warikoo is the author of Do Epic Shit. He is also an entrepreneur and content creator whose deep, witty and brutally honest thoughts on success and failure, money ...
--> Ankur Warikoo: Do Epic Shit


Steve Beauchamp -  Steve Beauchamp is the author of Always Improving: Lessons from the samurai, a certified Ikigai Coach, a lover of adventure & nature, and a continuous improvement nerd. ...
--> Steve Beauchamp: Always Improving


Jennifer Cassetta -  Jennifer Cassetta is a nationally recognized motivational speaker, empowerment coach, and the author of The Art of Badassery: Unleash Your Mojo With Wisdom of the Dojo. ...
--> Jennifer Cassetta: Unleash Your Mojo With Wisdom of the Dojo.


Darius Foroux -  Darius Foroux is the author of 7 books, including Think Straight, Do It Today, and Win Your Inner Battles. He writes about productivity, business, and wealth building. ...
--> Darius Foroux: Defeat the Enemy Within and Live with Purpose


Pandit Dasa -  Pandit Dasa is a keynote speaker, mindfulness expert, author and former monk. Pandit is the author of Urban Monk: Exploring Karma, Consciousness, and the Divine and ...
--> Pandit Dasa: Exploring Karma, Consciousness, and the Divine


Donna Lee Humble -  Donna Lee Humble is founder of bioSynergy Better Health, creator of the "Higher Self Care Series", Author, Holistic Wellness Practitioner and Coach, and Spiritual ...
--> Donna Lee Humble: Seek, Not for Love


Todd Henry -  Todd Henry is the author of six books, an international speaker and advisor, and the host of The Accidental Creative podcast. With more than fifteen million downloads, ...
--> Todd Henry: The Accidental Creative


Echo Bodine -  Echo Bodine is a spiritual teacher and the author of How to Live a Happily Ever Afterlife. She has appeared on numerous national television shows, including Sally Jesse ...
--> Echo Bodine: How to Live a Happily Ever Afterlife


Mitch Abblett -  Dr. Mitch Abblett is a clinical psychologist, author, consultant and national / international speaker who is on a quest to help people authentically, compassionately and ...
--> Mitch Abblett: Letting Go Into Who You Truly Are


Lodro Rinzler -  Lodro Rinzler is a long-time Buddhist teacher, the author of seven meditation books including Take Back Your Mind: Buddhist Advice for Anxious Times and is the ...
--> Lodro Rinzler: Taking Back Your Mind


James Clear -  Why settle for average when you can be so much more? James Clear, an entrepreneur, weightlifter, and travel photographer, believes that ordinary people can do ...
--> James Clear: Tiny Habits. Extraordinary Life


Chris Guillebeau -  What would it be like to live life according to your own rules, following your own path, forging your own way? Chris Guillebeau has done this his entire life. The author ...
--> Chris Guillebeau: Life by Your Own Rules


Nathan Barry -  Have you ever dreamed of creating an app that you haven’t seen anywhere before? Wouldn’t it be awesome to create app that users would pay to have? Nathan Barry is a ...
--> Nathan Barry: Committing to Passion


Natalie Sisson -  Suitcase entrepreneur, Natalie Sisson, has made it her passion to help adventurous people run their life from anywhere. Having traveled to 63 countries and owning ...
--> Natalie Sisson: Living Life Without Boundaries


Farnoosh Brock -  What does success mean? Farnoosh Brock was a picture of American success. She emigrated from Iran at a young age with her family and pursued an education in electrical ...
--> Farnoosh Brock: Redefining What is Possible


Ari Meisel -  When Ari Meisel was diagnosed with a severe case of the incurable digestive ailment known as Crohn’s disease, he quickly found himself in the hospital and soon ...
--> Ari Meisel: More with Less


Marcus Meurer -  What does success have to do with 6 pieces of T-shirts and strict morning routine? Who has this big vision of empowering people to live on their own terms? It’s Marcus ...
--> Marcus Meurer: The Digital Nomad Revolution


Thomas Frank -  If anyone were to pick up Thomas Frank’s “resume”, they could easily think that he has lived a full life and is heading toward retirement. With a list of ...
--> Thomas Frank: Living to the Fullest


Audrey Scott -  Have you ever asked yourself “what if?” After reading Audrey Scott’s story, you will reassess the hesitations in your life and start considering your true ...
--> Audrey Scott: 7 years, 75 countries


Adam Shepard -  Have you ever left a movie or read a book that left you with the feeling that you could take on the world? Adam Shepard exudes that kind of energy. Adam dedicated a year ...
--> Adam Shepard: One Year Lived


Jenny Blake -  It’s no secret that the mind-body connection is vital to personal well-being -- but how is it good for the health of a business? Whether it’s a start-up company or a ...
--> Jenny Blake: Becoming a Solopreneur


Colin Wright -  If you could live anywhere in the world... would you let the internet decide? Colin Wright is living this crazy dream and it goes by the name of Exile Lifestyle. On his ...
--> Colin Wright: A New Country Every 4 Months


Sean Aiken -  Rather than risk getting stuck in a rut, Sean Aiken took a great leap after graduation, turning the job search into a job quest, a year-long search for the meaning of ...
--> Sean Aiken: 52 Jobs in 52 weeks


Joel Runyon -  Rather than succumbing to the rigors of unemployment, Joel Runyon chose to turn his new status into a mission. Tired of practical and predictable, he began challenging ...
--> Joel Runyon: Doing the Impossible


Niall Doherty -  Around a year ago, Niall Doherty quit his cushy 9 to 5 job and set off to travel round the world without flying. He was not exactly sure how he's going to make enough ...
--> Niall Doherty: Around the World Without Flying


Ozioma Egwuonwu -  Ozioma Egwuonwu has a mission in life - to empower dreamers around the world. She has a deep drive to inspire, empower and ignite individuals to rise up and take a stand ...
--> Ozioma Egwuonwu: Unlocking the Power of a Dream


Michael Bungay Stanier -  We live in a world where 'being busy' is a a badge of honor, where being productive every minute of the day is a virtue. But when did being busy become a measure of ...
--> Michael Stanier: Doing More Great Work


Jodi Ettenberg -  What happens when a lawyer takes a one year hiatus to travel the globe? If she finds her true passion, that one year turns into five and the world of lawyering vanishes ...
--> Jodi Ettenberg: Leaving a Career to Start a Business


Mike Hrostoski -  There are some things that men can only learn from each other. Whether it’s strategies for financial success or the secrets to better sex, men who are looking for more ...
--> Mike Hrostoski: The High-Performing Man


Sean Ogle -  Does going to work feel like an obligation or an adventure? By refusing to settle for the first answer, Sean Ogle found the freedom to make a living -- not just a ...
--> Sean Ogle: Escaping 9 to 5


Benny Lewis -  Benny Lewis, the spunky language hacker behind Fluent in 3 Months, is living proof of the raw potential in all of us. Benny thought that he was not good at languages ...
--> Benny Lewis: Becoming Fluent Fast


Nate Damm -  Why in the world would anyone want to walk from Delaware in the east coast all the way to California clear across the middle of the United States? For Nate Damm the ...
--> Nate Damm: Traveling Across the US Solely on Foot


AJ Leon -  AJ Leon used to be an unremarkably average financial executive in Manhattan until December, 2007, the day he decided to stop living the life he was supposed to live, and ...
--> AJ Leon: Living the Life Your Are Destined to Live


Seth Godin -  Versatility is a characteristic that is seldom found in people, and fewer still have gone down the hall of legends for being role models who lead by example in more than ...
--> Seth Godin: The Father of Permission Marketing


Tim Ferris -  A recent commercial by an electronic brand says doers are a rare species. Though the line initially comes across as an appreciable attempt at a dramatic production, on ...
--> Tim Ferris: The Human Guinea Pig


Corbett Barr -  Every child is encouraged to pick out a role model so they he / she has some person to look up to when motivation is required to keep pushing ahead in life. There is, ...
--> Corbett Barr: Rewriting The Rules


Pat Flynn -  When you find yourself taking a hard blow from life, you have the power to choose from two options – to get up and make the most of what you have, or to wallow in ...
--> Pat Flynn: Income The Smart Way


Tammy Camp -  Reading the biographies of various prominent personalities, dead or alive, you might have written off their successes as mere serendipities. “He just got lucky that ...
--> Tammy Camp: Lara Croft of the Web


Chris Guillebeau -  The unconventional is the new conventional. No one wants to produce the run of the mill anymore, but doubts are second-guesses that stop you from going all out. Chris ...
--> The Art of Non Conformity – Chris Guillebeau Story


Steve Pavlina -  When you hit a low, you are faced with two options: you can either choose to be depressed or rebellious and waste yourself, or you can choose to pull up your socks and ...
--> Steve Pavlina: Personal Development For Smart People


Matt Langdon -  Matt Langdon has found his life’s passion being a hero who helps to contrstruct heros. From a young man living in Australia taking a computer science program and ...
--> Matt Langdon: Constructing Heroes


Drew Jacob -  I want to do extraordinary things, and help others do them. I want to feel what the epic heroes felt Even when they were scared. With a title of “Rogue Priest”, Drew ...
--> Drew Jacob: Heroic Life in a Modern World


Dave Ursillo -  Published author and freelance writer Dave Ursillo dreams of changing the world through writing. Once an aspiring political shaker and mover, Dave realized he didn’t ...
--> Dave Ursillo: Awakening Through Writing


Amy Clover -  There are a million ways to say it and, deep down, we all know it: We are what we DO, not what we say we do. Amy Clover learned this invaluable lesson the hard way -- by ...
--> Amy Clover: Strong from the Inside Out


Nikki and Jason Wynn -  Nikki and Jason Wynn have been traveling around the US with two cats…in an RV, no less. They worked hard for a living for ten years and saved up their money for a ...
--> Nikki Wynn: Letting Go of the American Dream


Barbara Weibel -  Barbara Weibel went through most of her working life with only one concern: making money to support a reliable lifestyle into retirement. The security of an income was ...
--> One woman’s Midlife Crisis and her Search for a Meaningful Life


Jeannie Mark -  Are there things you want to do but feel you’re too old? It’s never too late to start living without regrets!   This was Jeannie Mark’s mid-life epiphany. She ...
--> Reinventing Your Life at Mid-Life


Dani Heinrich -  When Dani Heinrich hit the road with her partner in 2010, she had no long-term travel funds, plans, or expertise -- nothing but an unstoppable drive to explore the ...
--> Becoming a Location Independent Globetrotter


Matthew G. Bailey -  When Matthew G. Bailey realized that money is not the equivalent of wealth, he already had a 6-figure future within his grasp at age 23. But he left his promising career ...
--> From leaving a six figure cubicle job to living a life without limits


Shannon O'Donnell -  World travel isn't just about what you get from the experience of other cultures; it's also about what you give as a global citizen. Through her own travel and volunteer ...
--> Making International Travel and Volunteering a Reality


Brad Swift -  Twenty Five years ago, Dr. Brad Swift appeared successful from the outside, with a thriving business, a spacious home, and family and friends who adored him. In the ...
--> Living on Purpose


Brandon Pearce -  When is the right time to travel the world? Most people would say it’s before settling down, buying a house, and having kids. But for Brandon Pearce, world travel is a ...
--> Traveling and Living Abroad with Kids


 
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