An internationally recognized keynote speaker, strategic planning consultant, and corporate trainer, Ole Carlson has nearly two decades of experience inspiring small to mid-size business executives and other high performance people. A true leader of leaders, Ole Carlson's work for Vistage, International, the world's largest CEO membership organization, earned him the honor of being selected as one of the Top 5 Speakers in the 50-year history of TEC/Vistage International, and the distinction of being the 2006 Impact Speaker of the Year. Ole has given CEOs and business leaders the tools and inspiration to aspire to higher goals, but in turn, he has gained remarkable insight into what makes people and businesses work.
In his latest book, Aspire: 3 Powerful Strategies for Creating More of What You Want, NOW, Ole draws from his life experiences and career accomplishments to give readers the tools to transform hopes and dreams into realities. ASPIRE helps readers transform their lives by teaching them how to identify and attract more of what they want and desire in all aspects of their personal and professional life. His previous book, Beneath the Armor: How Business Leaders Stand Tall in a Turbulent Global Economy, has won widespread acclaim for its penetrating insights into the nature of leadership and has long standing merits in today's economic climate.
Currently a co-founder of InfluenceMany along with his wife Sue Ann, the organization specializes in global keynote presentations, while promoting Ole's vision and personal mission of influencing those who influence many.
A graduate of the University of Washington, Ole and Sue Ann split their time between their homes in California and Washington.
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