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Chris Widener Arizona
Chris Widener

Chris Widener is widely recognized as one of the top speakers in the world today. He has spoken all over the world in places like Germany, Spain, Russia, China, Egypt, Singapore, Australia and of course, all over the United States and Canada. Chris speaks to groups as small as 100 and as large as 25,000 people. His clients are a "who's who" of American businesses and organizations, including notables like General Electric, Cisco Systems, Microsoft and the Harvard Business School. Chris' dynamic, practical and engaging speeches will have your audience laughing one minute and learning timeless truths of success the next.

Chris was hand selected by two of the legends of the speaking world to work with them and he now carries on their legacy. Jim Rohn, one of the most successful speakers of the last 50 years, and also known for being Tony Robbins first mentor, made Chris his last protégé and worked with Chris the last seven years of his life. Chris and Jim co-authored the Jim Rohn One Year Success Plan as well as Jim's last book, The Twelve Pillars, which has become an international best-seller. Jim called Chris "The Leader of the next generation of personal development and leadership experts."

Zig Ziglar, considered to be the greatest motivational speaker of the 20th Century, personally chose Chris to co-host his television show, True Performance. Chris' two books, The Angel Inside, and The Art of Influence are the only two fiction books Zig Ziglar endorsed in his entire life. Along with co-hosting True Performance, Chris also hosted his own show, Made for Success, where he interviewed some of the top business achievers and thought leaders of our time.

Chris considers it a privilege to be able to speak to people and help them lead successful lives, and to become extraordinary leaders and masterful salespeople.

Chris Widener began a small publishing company called the American Community Business Network in the 1990's. Chris then changed the name to Made for Success and grew the company into a large business selling tens of thousands of personal development programs through large retailers like Costco, Sam's Club, Wal-Mart, Target and Barnes and Noble. He sold that business to his partner in 2009 to focus on his speaking, writing and coaching exclusively.

Chris is the author of twelve books and over 450 articles on success, leadership, sales and motivation. His best-selling books include The Angel Inside (which has also been optioned as a movie), The Art of Influence, The Leadership Rules, Live the Life You Have Always Dreamed Of, Twelve Pillars and the sequel to Twelve Pillars, Above All Else.

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  • Leadership Rules: Become the Leader You Want to Be - Learn leadership skills and character traits that will take you, and your organization, to the next level!

  • Winning With Influence: The Real Way to Influence Others (Chris' Signature Keynote) - Chris Widener will give you the insight you need on how to help influence others, whether it is in leadership, sales or any other area of life. Points include: Understand the difference between "hunting" and "fishing," Get the easy to understand Keys of Magnetic Influence, Learn how to use "soft power" rather than "hard power" by using the Attraction Factor of Personal Transformation rather than Persuasion Techniques and Discover the two primary factors others use to determine whether they will follow you or not.

  • Dare to Dream! -Do you have a dream inside that you want to let out and live? Then let Chris help you! Dare to Dream will help your group see the possibilities that lie within them. They will experience the understanding that they can change themselves, their communities, and their world.

  • Secrets of Successful Teams - Do you wish you could get your team on the right track and working as a successful unit? Secrets of Successful Teams will put you on the fast track! Find out how to turn your team into a winner with: The seven secrets every successful team functions with, The best way to motivate "players" at every level and The top three ways to foster communication and teamwork.

  • Essentials of Time and Personal Management - Find yourself or your organization out of time and not getting the job done like you should? Chris Widener's Essentials of Time and Personal Management will help you Understand the 6 most important foundational reasons, How to establish and keep priorities managing your time and Learn the secret to self-management.

  • Bringing Balance to a Chaotic Life - Feel like life is out of control? Wish you could balance work and family, health and fun? You need to bring your life into balance. Bringing Balance to a Chaotic Life gives you two evaluation processes and Practical steps and ideas you can apply today to take control and get your life in balance.
Leadership Rules Above All Else The Art of Influence The Angel Inside Twelve Pillars
Leadership Rules: How to Become the Leader You Want to Be Above All Else (The Single Most Important Lesson for Achieving, Sustaining and Enjoying Success) The Art of Influence: Persuading Others Begins With You The Angel Inside: Michelangelo's Secrets For Following Your Passion and Finding the Work You Love Twelve Pillars

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