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Dan Millman          

Self-Help Author, Former World Champion Gymnast & Coach

Dan Millman is a former world-champion gymnast, Stanford coach, martial arts instructor, and college professor. After half a lifetime exploring the heart of various wisdom traditions, he has dedicated his life to bringing greater clarity, purpose and perspective to men and women from all walks of life. His thirteen books, including "Way of the Peaceful Warrior," "The Life You Were Born to Live," "No Ordinary Moments," "The Laws of Spirit" and the "Journeys of Socrates," have inspired millions of readers in 29 languages. Dan Millman speaks worldwide, presenting practical ways to live with a peaceful heart and warrior spirit, and has influenced leaders in the fields of health, psychology, education, business, sports, and the arts. Married for 30 years, he has three grown daughters and two grandsons.

In March 2007, Dan's best-selling autobiographical novel, "Way of the Peaceful Warrior" was released nationwide as a major motion picture. The movie, "Peaceful Warrior," starring Nick Nolte as "Socrates" and Scott Mechlowicz as "Dan" (Universal/Lionsgate) has opened the hearts and minds of audiences across America and overseas.

Dan Millman has presented keynote addresses to companies as varied as: American Healthcare Radiologists Association, Images International, and Apple University, among many others. Like his readership, Dan Millman's audiences over the past 25 years range from business organizations to university students and faculty, to churches, sports teams, and holistic organizations, medical, dental, and chiropractic conventions, men's gatherings, and a variety of other venues.

The nature of his work encompasses areas such as "life-education," enhanced wellness, stress release, higher awareness and perspective -- essentially, how to live a more meaningful and purposeful life in the real world -- keeping one's head in the clouds and feet on the ground.

His work has direct, practical applications in everyday life, at work and at home. He takes listeners beyond lofty philosophy, abstract concepts, and idealistic notions to remind listeners of what they "already know on deeper levels but might have forgotten" -- for real-world outcomes.

Speech Topics


Peaceful Heart, Warrior Spirit

The demands of daily life, at work and at home, make peaceful warriors of us all. Dan's keynote reveals how to overcome self-doubt, access true courage, turn knowledge into action, awaken the warrior spirit, and transform our work into a path of personal evolution; concluding with a simple method to open our hearts and connect with others.

The Four Purposes of Life

By viewing our lives through the lens of four fundamental purposes involving: Life's Lessons, Career and Calling, Life Path, and The Present Moment — we re-awaken to the value of everyday challenges at work and at home. Dan concludes by revealing the life-changing power of the attention (mindfulness) in present moment.

Success: The Bigger Picture

As we strive for health, love, financial success and career enhancement, it's easy to lose sight of life's bigger picture — what we're doing here on Planet Earth. Dan reveals gateways that each of us will pass through on our way to an inspired life: Self-worth; Will; Energy; Clarity; Security; Instinct; Courage; Power, and more — all leading to true success, fulfillment, and to a natural, easeful way of living.

Universal Laws for the Business of Living

The universe works according to laws as real and concrete as the law of gravity. In this keynote, Dan shows how to harness the laws of balance, choices presence, action, and non-resistance to master ourselves and improve every facet of our lives at work and at home.

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