These are the men and women who’ve inspired me, taught me and been a guiding light for my journey so far.
Speakers who have inspired me to speak and grow personally.
Dr John Demartini
Speaker, Author, Motivator
Dr John Demartini has been a wonderful influence on me as well. His recordings and speaking tours have been some of the best material for personal transformation I have found. He's inspirational in that his entire life has been devoted to the teaching of personal development. His teachings on personal values and relationships are illuminating.
Learnwise Online Tutoring
The Power of Story Telling
John Hanby. During lockdown (2020) John showed me the power of storytelling, on a personal level, that impacts rapport building, and concensus building. Through authors like John Steinbeck, John has shown me the power of writen and spoken words to chnage people and improve attitudes and self beliefs.
Master of Direct Response Marketing
Mal Emery, a direct marketing guru, inspiration for all direct responce marketers and champions of business growth. Your workshops, masterminds and recordings changed the way I approached marketing.
Father of the Motivation Industry
Earl Nightingale was an early instigator of the motivational speaking industry, and co founded the Nightingale Conant publishing house. Fortunately I got to meet him before he died.
Academy Conferences, UK.
The Fathers of Philosophy
Julie Arliss is a relatively recent influence with her teachings on Aristotle, and Plato's Academy of ancient Greece. Their thinking methods remain relevant and powerful, and we can learn so much from these giants of philosophical enquiry.
Entrepreneur, Motivator & Speaker
The Fathers of Philosophy
Jim Rohn influenced me tremendously. Not for his oratory skills. Not as a role model, but for his collected wisdom and shared experiences. He taight me to keep a journal. To learn everyday. To be interested in diverse subjects, and to set goals in writing.
Motivator & Speaker
How to get what you want...
Zig Zigler impressed me as a powerful speaker. His voice and energy on stage was messmerising, his wisdom timeless... and he was my favourite motivational speaker of all time.
Dr Robert Schuller
Minister, Author, Speaker, My Marriage Celebrant
The Me I See Is The Me I'll Be
Dr Robert Schuller taught me about self image pyschology. He inspired me for many years and I got to meet with him a couple of times, including having him perform my first marriage ceremony.
Author, Speaker, Motivator
Raise Your Energy
Tony Robbins is intense, and in seminar he knows how to raise our energy levels, our physiology and attitudies for doing better.
Brain Science Authors
I’m glad to have read some influential works that have shaped my progress and success.
Edward de Bono
Author & Thinking Innovator
PO beyond yes and no
Edward de Bono- followed his writings for many years at Queensland University, while studying Architecture.
Mental Skills and Success Orientation
Vintage Mental Mastery course from magician Harry Lorayne. The Mental Magnetism Course, my first mental development book read at age 12.
Silva Mind Control
Course to develop imagination and mental discipline.
19 Skills for Success
The Silva Mind Control Course was amazing. I did it several times, and marvelled at the extra powers our minds can deliver. They even trained us in remote healing.
Sportsmind Author and Trainer
The Power of Visualisation
Jeff Hodges of Sportsmind, has taught me about self hypnosis, visualisation and self talk. Using NLP and other mental disciplines to rehearse successful behaviours.
Designers & Inventors
Architects, inventors, industrial and graphic designers of note.
Inventor of the Geodesic Dome, Philosopher, Designer, Cartographer and Scientist.
Designers Have A Responsibility to Humanity
Designers have a role to reverse the natural entropy of the universe. Our job is to deliver sustenance, energy and prosperity-ever more for ever less, and provide for 100% of humanity on this planet.