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Lynn O’Dowd

Overcoming Mediocrity - Volume VI

INFLUENTIAL WOMEN - These stories are meant to inspire and encourage women to realize their true potential.

 

 

 

Lynn O’Dowd

Motivational Speaker & Keynote Performer

Lynn O’Dowd has overcome thyroid cancer, walked on forty feet of burning hot coals, and successfully run her own organizing business for over eighteen years. However, none of this compares to the personal challenge she set for herself of going way outside of her comfort zone to experience life and perform at levels she never thought possible. Armed with her GoGaGa™ formula, the transformational process she developed to help her overcome fear and achieve extraordinary success, Lynn redefined middle age and leaped from being a successful corporate time management consultant to being a rock ‘n’ roll singer and inspirational keynote speaker!

Today, Lynn’s highly-entertaining keynote combines the transformational power of heart-opening music, live guitar-playing, and soul-stirring singing with engaging storytelling, personal inspiration, and a truly unforgettable finale where she “Unleashes Her Inner Superstar” and transforms into Lady Gaga right before your eyes. She inspires audiences to step out of their comfort zone to risk new levels of passion, performance and courage. She equips people with the know-how to “Unleash Their Inner Superstar” with the realization that it’s never too late to bust through their fears to achieve their full potential for greater success and happiness in business and life!

Lynn is a professional motivational speaker, keynote performer, certified professional organizer and time management consultant.  She combines her strong track record in self-motivation, personal development and keynote performance, with her equally strong business background, outstanding time management and process development expertise to help individuals and organizations accomplish their BIGGEST goals and dreams. She is a graduate of Northern Illinois University, the Covey Leadership program, the LifeSpring personal development leadership program and has been a workshop facilitator for Anthony Robbins and John Gray, Ph.D., Mars Venus workshops.

Lynn is a member of the National Speakers Association, Windy City Professional Speakers, National Association of Productivity & Organizing Professionals and the National Customer Service Association.

“Unleash Your Inner SuperstarTM”
Demo Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQ78NrMxeVM
www.facebook.com/lynn.odowd
www.linkedin.com/in/lynnmeyerodowd
@LynnGoGaGa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lynn O’Dowd
Motivational Speaker & Keynote Performer
[email protected]
www.LynnODowd.com
312-498-1857

 

 

 


 

Unleash Your Inner Superstar

Get this — in a moment of madness – I answered an ad to be a singer in a Rock ‘n’ Roll band after not singing for 35 years. When I did it, everyone wanted to hear HOW I did it, and wished they could live their dreams, too. So, I documented the steps I followed, and now I’m sharing it with everyone, so we can all have a bigger impact in this world. Through my “Unleash Your Inner Superstar” Keynote, these steps are uncovered by my “GoGaGa” process to inspire audiences to step out of their comfort zone and recognize it is never too late to realize their full potential.

 

Stephanie Kurokawa

Overcoming Mediocrity - Volume VI

INFLUENTIAL WOMEN - These stories are meant to inspire and encourage women to realize their true potential.

 

 

 

Stephanie Kurokawa

At an early age, Stephanie Kurokawa knew she was destined to become an entrepreneur. Fulfilling this dream, she worked with advertising agencies and studios in Chicago, Illinois and Los Angeles, California. During those years, she worked on brands like Apple, Honda, Budweiser, Marlboro and Playboy, which created her fascination with branding.

The love of brands ignited her passion to study the works of Tony Robbins, Jack Canfield and John Assaraf during a time of personal transition. She became involved in Toastmasters, where she earned her DTM (Distinguished Toastmaster) designation after a few short years and is a co-founder of Midwest Speaking Professionals.

She studied Strategic Intervention coaching through Tony Robbins of Robbins Madanes coaching, neuro-plasticity (retraining your brain) with John Assaraf and is a certified Jack Canfield Success Principles Trainer. Combining strategic coaching with success principles, she creates strategies to systemize success for personal transformations.

She enjoys working out, biking, zip-lining, going to seminars, reading, quiet time by the lake and the moments she spends with her daughter.

Connect with Stephanie here:
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/stephaniekurokawa
Twitter: https://twitter.com/StephKurokawa
Facebook: www.facebook.com/snkurokawa

 

Stephanie Kurokawa
[email protected]
www.StephanieKurokawa.com
847-721-6787

 

 

 

 


 

Finding Meaning Through Your Mess…

How many people struggle with an identity crisis, but are too ashamed to admit it? Dealing with an identity that you have to live into, versus the one you choose, at times can create struggles with your self-worth, confidence and self-esteem.

When you come from the space of not enough, you actually teach people how to treat you. It’s only when you’re willing to change that your life changes. Through the experiences of life’s journey, we understand that the only person that can make you feel like you’re not enough…is yourself.

 

Maryellen Klang

Overcoming Mediocrity - Volume VI

INFLUENTIAL WOMEN - These stories are meant to inspire and encourage women to realize their true potential.

 

 

Maryellen Klang

Maryellen grew up in Brooklyn, NY and lived in that area for the first thirty years of her life. She graduated from Brooklyn College cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education. She also holds a Masters of Business Administration from Loyola University Chicago.

Working in the corporate business travel field led her to Chicago and being a director and People Leader for American Express Business Travel. Her achievements were mentoring and developing employees, leading diversity programs, and realizing excellent results for customer and employee retention. She was recognized for her efforts by earning multiple Presidents’ Club Awards, along with Centurion Club and Diversity honors.

Maryellen strongly believes in giving back to the community in which she lives and works. She spearheaded American Express’ Corporate Travel Giving Campaign for five years. She now volunteers by serving on the board of directors for a non-profit agency based out of Wheaton, IL whose primary mission is to provide and mobilize services needed to strengthen families and communities in Chicago and Du Page County.

Maryellen now resides in Winfield, IL with her husband, Jim, and their pet dog, Lillie, a beautiful red and white Irish Setter. They enjoy spending time with their family, grandchildren and friends, while also take advantage of all that the diverse city of Chicago offers, along with traveling throughout the world.

 

Maryellen Klang
[email protected]
331-223-1016

 


 

The Comeback Is Always Stronger Than the Setback

Maryellen’s story is one of sadness, survival and resilience as she details the toughest time of her life. As a young woman in her thirties who thought she had it all, her life abruptly changed when she experienced the loss of her father, her marriage and her mother, all within one year.

She had tough decisions to make in her quest for survival. Her journey took her to a new city and job where she had to learn to live totally on her own and create a whole new life for herself.

Maryellen’s journey wasn’t easy. However, through tears, determination and perseverance, her comeback was stronger than her setback!

 

 

Luanne Triolo Newman

Overcoming Mediocrity - Volume VI

INFLUENTIAL WOMEN - These stories are meant to inspire and encourage women to realize their true potential.

 

 

 

 

Luanne Triolo Newman

Business Professional / Networking Aficionado / Marketing Executive / Event Planner / Community Leader

Born in Chicago and raised in the suburbs, Luanne was able to stay at home while raising three children. Involved in their school, scouts, and clubs, she honed her skills in volunteering and organization. A strong community volunteer in Carol Stream for over thirty-five years, Luanne lives and breathes community, where she has been the recipient of multiple awards and honors.

Helping business professionals forge relationships and being an advocate for local business, you can find Luanne working hard for the Carol Stream Chamber of Commerce. She loves her job!

Outside the chamber, she is a community leader active in many groups such as Rotary, 100+ Women Who Care, the Historical Society, Parade Committee, Citizen of the Year, and more. Amazed by the power of those who work together to help others, Luanne is hooked on helping.

Genealogy, travel, and lending a hand are all things Luanne is passionate about. “What is your passion and what effect can it have helping others?” is her question for you.

 

Luanne Triolo Newman
[email protected]
630-918-9008

 


 

Making a Difference & Inspiring Others to Do the Same

“What if a stranger asked you for help? Would you even consider it, or would you just dismiss it? It was 1992 when a stranger named Pat asked me for help, and little did I know what impact it would have on me.”

Find out how this story unfolds and what can come out of searching for a solution to someone else’s problem. It can be quite different than you could ever imagine.

 

 

 

Freda McGhee

Overcoming Mediocrity - Volume VI

INFLUENTIAL WOMEN - These stories are meant to inspire and encourage women to realize their true potential.

 

 

 

 

Freda McGhee

Life’s twists and turns have provided Freda with many relatable experiences. As a mother of three girls, she is well-versed in the drama of the teen years, as well as the exhaustion of two in diapers simultaneously. Having one daughter living on her own, and one daughter married, she understands the effects of an emptying nest. Since her youngest daughter is now driving, the taxi driver hat has been retired.

As a daughter, she understands the responsibility and the joys of caring for her aging parents. She spends as much time as she can with them now that they live with her and her family.

As a wife, she has experienced highs and lows; fun times and challenges. She has survived divorce and has lived out faithful love and commitment.

As a teacher, she was a cheerleader for students with special needs. After fifteen years in the classroom, she has chosen to be at home to pursue writing and speaking opportunities.

As a speaker and author, she thoroughly enjoys sharing with her audience how she has made it through tough times in order to give encouragement and hope. Her walk with Jesus has proven to her that He is the only steadfast rock in this world.

As a graduate of the 2013 Christian Communicators Conference, she is prepared to share her experiences and the impact faith in Jesus Christ can have on a life.

Freda leads weekend retreats for ladies to encourage and bring hope to those who are struggling. Hands-on craft activities add an extra dimension to these special times. If you are interested in attending one of her retreats, please contact her through e-mail.

 

Freda McGhee
Freda McGhee – Life Trainer
[email protected]
www.fredamcghee.com
Facebook – Freda McGhee – Life Trainer
770-560-9271

 

 

 


 

Freda McGhee: Back to the Basics

Freda takes you on an entertaining journey through the portion of her childhood that was spent on summer vacations in North Carolina visiting her grandparents. She delicately intertwines sweet memories of childhood with the complexities of adulthood. God has been faithful even though there have been some unexpected curves in the road.

 

 

 

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