The Glass Castle: Demon Hunting and Other Life Lessons
Celebrated author, Jeannette Walls took Hollywood by storm, as her #1 New York Times best-selling memoir, “The Glass Castle” came to life in movie theaters nationwide. Named by Amazon as one of the top 10 books of the decade and a New York Times best-seller for more than 379 consecutive weeks, her story recounts her unconventional, poverty-stricken upbringing she had at the hands of her deeply dysfunctional parents – a tale permeated by the intense love of a peculiar but loyal family. On stage, Jeannette captivates audiences with her resilient journey in pursuit of authenticity, while revealing the power of courage and determination in overcoming unimaginable obstacles.
Overcoming Overwhelm: How to Get Along, Get It Done and Have More Fun!
Christine Cashen delivers a fast-paced, hilarious program with useful content that makes her a sought after speaker worldwide. For more than 20 years, she has jazzed an amazing variety of audiences throughout the United States, Canada, South Africa and Australia. Christine is an authority on sparking innovative ideas, handling conflict, reducing stress and energizing employees.
Before hitting the speaking scene, Christine was a university admissions officer, corporate trainer and broadcaster. Christine holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and a Master’s Degree in Adult Education. She is a member of the National Speakers Association and is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP). In 2014, Christine was inducted into the National Speakers Association, CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame®, Admission into the CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame is a lifetime award for speaking excellence and professionalism. In 2016, she was received an honorary doctorate degree from Central Michigan University.
Her book, THE GOOD STUFF: Quips & Tips on Life, Love, Work and Happiness, was named motivational book of the year by the Next Generation Indie Book Awards. Her new book is called, It’s YOUR Business: Good Stuff for Your Personal, Professional, and Funny Business.
Christine resides in Dallas with her husband, their two children and Murphy, the chocolate lab.
LIV Whole & Happy
Marci Shimoff is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, a world-renowned transformational teacher and an expert on happiness, success, and unconditional love. Her books include the international bestsellers Happy for No Reason and Love for No Reason. Marci is also the woman's face of the biggest self-help book phenomenon in history, as co-author of six books in the Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul series. With total book sales of more than 15 million copies worldwide in 33 languages, Marci is one of the bestselling female nonfiction authors of all time.
Marci is also a featured teacher in the international film and book sensation, The Secret and the host of the PBS TV show called Happy for No Reason. She narrated the award-winning movie called Happy.
President and co-founder of the Esteem Group, Marci delivers keynote addresses and seminars on happiness, success, empowerment, and unconditional love to Fortune 500 companies, professional and non-profit organizations, women's associations and audiences around the world.
Marci earned her MBA from UCLA and holds an advanced certificate as a stress management consultant. She is a founding member and on the board of directors of the Transformational Leadership Council, a group of 100 top transformational leaders.