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PYP MVPs 2016 — Highlight Reel


Kick Off! “The best professionals I’ve ever met are always improving. They are never stuck in one place.” Claudio Toyoma, PYP #62 The PYP MVPs 2016 share their best insights in today’s special “best of” highlight reel episode. The end of one year and the beginning of a new one is always a great time…

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Britney Gardner Builds Badass Brands that Get Bold Results


Kick Off! Personal branding is all the rage today and it’s one of the most difficult concepts to grasp, let alone get right. But for people who work with today’s PYP MVP, Britney Gardner, things fall into place with their brands and they get results. As a brand strategist, Britney Gardner translates what it feels…

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Ally Machate Believes in the Power of Books to Change Lives


Kick Off! It’s almost 2017 and the publishing industry has been turned upside down in the last few years by tech giants like Amazon who allow anyone to publish anything, anywhere, anytime. Given our highly digital world, a big question on book lovers’ minds everywhere is — do books still matter in a Snapchat world?…

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Jeremy Barnhart Puts the Focus Back on Fitness with Apex Fun Run


Kick Off! Jeremy Barnhart is a co-owner and VP of Franchise Development at Apex Fun Run. Apex Fun Run helps schools raise funds for equipment and other campus needs through a two week character building and leadership development program that culminates with a student “run” to raise donations for schools. Jeremy has a background in…

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Jo Miller Leads and Speaks from the Heart


Kick Off! Jo Miller is Founding Editor of, CEO of Women’s Leadership Coaching, Inc., and the creator of the Women’s Leadership Coaching® system, a roadmap for women who want to break into leadership positions in business. Used successfully by thousands of women worldwide, the system identifies the key steps women must take to advance…

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Dave Sanderson Proves How Much Moments Matter


Kick Off! Dave Sanderson is an inspirational survivor, speaker, and author. When US Airways Flight 1549, or “The Miracle on the Hudson,” ditched into the Hudson River on January 15, 2009, Dave Sanderson knew he was exactly where he was supposed to be. The last passenger off the back of the plane on that fateful…

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Nate Osborn Builds His Championship Season One Book at a Time


Kick Off! Nate Osborn specializes in real estate law, but he also frequently helps entrepreneurs and small business owners with various legal issues including business formation, contracts, and disputes. When Nate isn’t practicing law, he’s writing books specifically tailored to the interests of boys like his own, ages 5-12. Sure, being an attorney can be…

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Tanner Gers Inspires Us to Play the Game of Life in High Gear


Kick Off! Tanner Gers, an all-American kid growing up, is a man who’s been forced to reinvent himself over and over again throughout his life. However, the biggest reinvention he had was waking up in the hospital blind, and then learning how to thrive. He has since heavily influenced the world as the host of…


Nellie Akalp Is in It to Win It Again


Kick Off! Nellie Akalp is a serial entrepreneur, small business advocate, speaker and author. Through the various “Do-It- Yourself” and “Business-Startup” services she has founded since 1997, she has formed over 200,000 corporations and LLCs for small business owners. Her last company was acquired by Intuit in 2005. Today, she and her husband, Phil, operate…

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