The Cast and the Interviewees
About the Cast and Interviewees
William Gladstone, author of the novel, The Twelve, has
worked with some of the most respected and influential
authors of our time, including Eckhart Tolle, Deepak
Chopra, and Barbara Marx Hubbard. Throughout his
career, he worked with other prominent visionaries,
including Tom Anderson, founder of Myspace; Peter
Norton, founder of Norton Computing; and Linus
Torvalds, creator of the Linux operating system. As a
pioneer in the publishing industry, Gladstone contributed
to the creation of the first print-on-demand book
Gladstone was the founding president of the Alumni
Association for School Year Abroad, based in Andover, Massachusetts. He attended Yale
University and earned a graduate degree in Cultural Anthropology
from Harvard University. Gladstone currently resides in Cardiffby- the-Sea, California.
Brad Szollose is the international bestselling author of
Liquid Leadership: From Woodstock to Wikipedia –
Multigenerational Management Ideas That Are Changing
The Way We Run Things and is a much sought after
speaker on the subject of new leadership styles – mainly
how to get Generation Y and Baby Boomers working
Even though Brad has over 30 years of entrepreneurial
experience he is no stranger to the Boardroom – during the
Dot Com Era of the early 90's, Brad co-founded the first
dot com company to go public - K2 Design, Inc. which
raised over $7 million through private placement and an IPO on NASDAQ.
Brad's tenure at K2 was explosive – the company experienced 425%
growth for 5 straight years expanded from 2 business partners to 4 with 60+ employees,
offices worldwide and valuated at over $26 million.
As a C-Suite Executive Brad applied his unique management style to a young, tech-savvy
Generation X & Y Workforce producing great results. Brad's management model won K2
the Arthur Andersen NY Enterprise Award for Best Practices in Fostering Innovation Among
Moderator in the film "Openings", Kim is an Actress,
Writer, Entrepreneur, Casting Director, and
Kim began her career in Los Angeles, California as an
actress and a writer. After doing a string of equity waver
productions she landed an agent with the prestigious Irv
Schechter Agency in Beverly Hills, CA. Kim appeared in
various movies and national TV commercials, including
work with directors Bob Giraldi and Alejandro Gonzalez
Inarritu. Kim wrote and performed From Chaos to Comedy,
a one-woman show based on her own life.
Today Kim is Vice President in charge of Sales and Marketing at Avenstar Productions, an
expert in the field of Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and content writer for their six
successful websites (including 3 blogs). She is the author of The Passive Income Mind-
Frame, and hundreds of articles on spirituality, self-improvement, online marketing, and
entrepreneurship. She recently contributed a chapter to The DNA of Success: How to
Maximize Success in Your Life, along with 12 other authors, including Brian Tracy, Mark
McGinnis and Jack Canfield.
Gregg levoy is the author of "Callings: Finding and
Following An Authentic Life" (Random House)-----a
Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club, Quality
Paperback Books, and One Spirit Book Club, rated
among the "Top 20 Career Publications" by the Workforce
Information Group, and used as a text in various graduate
programs in Management and Organizational
Leadership----and "This Business of Writing" (Writer's
As a fulltime lecturer and seminar-leader in the business,
educational and human-potential arenas, Gregg has Keynoted at state, national &
international conferences of the National Career Development Association (NCDA), the
American Counseling Association (ACA), the International Association of Career
Management Professionals (IACMP), and has presented workshops at the Smithsonian
Institution, Microsoft, American Express, British Petroleum, Ascension Health, Michigan
National Bank, National League of Cities, the National Conference on Positive Aging, the
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Universities of California/Arizona/Nevada/
Wisconsin/Texas/Colorado and others, The Executive Committee (TEC), the School for
Managing and Leading Change, the International Mass Retail Association, Esalen Institute,
Omega Institute, and others. He has also been a frequent guest of the media, including
ABC-TV, CNN, NPR and PBS.
A former adjunct professor of journalism at the University of New Mexico, and former
columnist and reporter for the Cincinnati Enquirer and USA Today, he has written about the
subject of callings for the New York Times Magazine, Washington Post, Omni, Psychology
Today, Reader's Digest, and many others, as well as for corporate, promotional and
Bruce H. Lipton, PhD
Bruce H. Lipton, PhD is an internationally recognized leader
in bridging science and spirit. Stem cell biologist, bestselling
author of The Biology of Belief and recipient of the 2009 Goi
Peace Award, he has been a guest speaker on hundreds of
TV and radio shows, as well as keynote presenter for
national and international conferences.
Dr. Lipton began his scientific career as a cell biologist. He received
his Ph.D. Degree from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville
before joining the Department of Anatomy at the University of
Wisconsin’s School of Medicine in 1973. Dr. Lipton’s research
on muscular dystrophy, studies employing cloned human stem
cells, focused upon the molecular mechanisms controlling cell behavior. An experimental tissue
transplantation technique developed by Dr. Lipton and colleague Dr. Ed Schultz and published in
the journal Science was subsequently employed as a novel form of human genetic engineering.
In 1982, Dr. Lipton began examining the principles of quantum physics and how they might be
integrated into his understanding of the cell’s information processing systems. He produced
breakthrough studies on the cell membrane, which revealed that this outer layer of the cell was
an organic homologue of a computer chip, the cell’s equivalent of a brain. His research at Stanford
University’s School of Medicine, between 1987 and 1992, revealed that the environment, operating
though the membrane, controlled the behavior and physiology of the cell, turning genes on and off.
His discoveries, which ran counter to the established scientific view that life is controlled by the genes,
presaged one of today’s most important fields of study, the science of epigenetics. Two major
scientific publications derived from these studies defined the molecular pathways connecting the
mind and body. Many subsequent papers by other researchers have since validated his concepts
Dr. Lipton’s novel scientific approach transformed his personal life as well. His deepened
understanding of cell biology highlighted the mechanisms by which the mind controls bodily
functions, and implied the existence of an immortal spirit. He applied this science to his
personal biology, and discovered that his physical well-being improved, and the quality and
character of his daily life was greatly enhanced.
Dr. Lipton has taken his award-winning medical school lectures to the public and is currently
a sought after keynote speaker and workshop presenter. He lectures to conventional and
complementary medical professionals and lay audiences about leading-edge science
and how it dovetails with mind-body medicine and spiritual principles. He has been
heartened by anecdotal reports from hundreds of former audience members who have
improved their spiritual, physical and mental well being by applying the principles he
discusses in his lectures. He is regarded as one of the leading voices of the new biology.
Dr. Jacob Liberman
Dr. Jacob Liberman received a Doctorate of Optometry in
1973 from Southern College of Optometry, a Ph.D. in Vision
Science in 1986 from The College of Syntonic Optometry and
an Honorary Doctorate of Science in 1996 from The Open
International University for Complementary Medicines. He is
a fellow Emeritus of The American Academy of Optometry, The
College of Optometrists in Vision Development, The College
of Syntonic Optometry, and The International Academy of Color
Sciences. He is also the recipient of the H.R. Spitler Award for
his pioneering contributions to the field of phototherapy.
Dr. Liberman's first book, Light: Medicine of the Future, established
him as an authority in the field of light and color therapy and is
considered a classic in its field. His second book, Take Off Your Glasses and See, was inspired
by the miraculous healing of his own vision, and offers a radically new approach to restoring and
enhancing one's vision naturally. His latest book, Wisdom From an Empty Mind, is a compilation
of one-page essays on light, vision and consciousness. All three books have received international
acclaim and have been published in multiple languages.
For the past 35 years, Dr. Liberman has worked with thousands of individuals, ranging from
children with learning difficulties to Olympic and professional athletes. He has been interviewed
on hundreds of radio and television shows, addressing audiences worldwide. His work has
been enthusiastically endorsed by luminaries in the fields of science, medicine,
consciousness, and professional sports.
Sonia Barrett, Host/Producer
Sonia Barrett is globally recognized for her unique, in-depth and
humorous style of explaining the nature of reality as not only a
virtual reality but ultimately a game. In 1992, a newly divorced
single mother of two sons, Sonia Barrett set out to prove her own
influence on physical reality amidst the difficulties and struggles.
She was determined to triumph in consciously Fusing Mind and
Matter. Against all odds, she proclaimed a movement upon herself
without books or gurus to guide her, with only determination as her
resource. Sonia Barrett would eventually “penetrate the matrix,” as
had been her desire and ultimate goal. She became her own
experiment and the results later became the books The Holographic
Canvas: The Fusing of Mind and Matter published in 2008 and The Cosmic Game in 3D: Mastering
Reality, Mastering the Matrix of the Mind, due for release in December 2010. With the publishing of
The Holographic Canvas Sonia found herself at the other end of her many years of silent learning.
Amit Goswami, Ph. D.
Amit Goswami, Ph. D. is a retired professor from the theoretical physics
department of the University of Oregon in Eugene, where he had served
since 1968. He is a pioneer of the new paradigm of science called
“science within consciousness”.
Goswami is the author of the highly successful textbook Quantum
Mechanics that is used in Universities throughout the world. His
two volume textbook for nonscientists, The Physicist’s View of
Nature traces the decline and rediscovery of the concept of God
Goswami has also written many popular books based on his research on quantum physics and
consciousness. In his seminal book, The Self-Aware Universe, he solved the quantum
measurement problem elucidating the famous observer effect while paving the path to a new
paradigm of science based on the primacy of consciousness.
Subsequently, in The Visionary Window, Goswami demonstrated how science and spirituality
could be integrated. In Physics of the Soul he developed a theory of survival after death and
reincarnation. His book Quantum Creativity is a tour de force instruction about how to engage
in both outer and inner creativity. The Quantum Doctor integrates conventional and
In his latest book, God is Not Dead we explore what quantum physics tell us about our origins
and how we should live.
Peter's music is known for its diverse, technical and emotional
qualities and its intensity. He follows his own Muse through a
variety of instrumental genres, never sitting comfortably in any
single one. His love, respect and commitment to the natural
world fuels much of his creative urges and instincts. Known for
the emotional and spiritual depth of his music and live
performances, Peter has been nominated 6 times in the last
8 years for the music industry's highest honor, the Grammy
Award. He's scored the music for well over 100 Television and
Film productions including 11 On & Off-Broadway dramatic
plays, is a leader innovator of instrumental music, a
humanitarian and a recipient of the prestigious Environmental Leadership Award from
the United Nations.
Debbie Haynie MA, LPC, CHT
Debbie holds a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology
and is a certified Licensed Counselor. Using Transpersonal
Psychology, Hypnotherapy, EMDR, Shamanic Healing,
and Intuitive Soul Work, she assists individuals on healing
journeys that integrate body, mind and spirit. Her unique
practice allows Spirit and the wisdom of the soul to
transform wounds, trauma, and disharmony of the self into
wholeness. Twenty years of healing work has led Debbie
to a compassionate path of intuitive wisdom, sacred ritual,
and sacred bond with each individual she works with.
Prior to entering private practice, Debbie served as Director
of a large Non-Profit Organization that focused on child
abuse prevention and treatment.
She currently serves on the Board of the Heartlight Center for Grief Support and Education.
Peter Pino is a Tribal Elder of the Zia Nation and holds the
honored position of Keeper of the Song. As a Tribal Elder,
he is responsible for overseeing judicial matters and for
maintaining the Tribe's cultural integrity. Zia Elders are
also wisdom-keepers selected by their own people to carry
the ancient knowledge and traditions of the Zia ways,
including oral histories, healing wisdom, spiritual
practices, cultural songs, stewardship of sacred lands, and
mysteries of the knowledge of the cosmos.
Zia Elders speak their native language, practice traditional
ceremonies, and maintain the integrity of ancient wisdom
in order to pass these treasures along to subsequent generations.
They have much to teach
modern cultures about compassion
and living in balance and sustainable harmony with each other and with precious Mother Earth.
Lisa Gerstner is a music producer and co-producer for
film and new media. Well versed in multi-disciplines, it
all comes together in film. She is a music composer, a
writer, and a fine artist. Her music, like her paintings,
expresses ethereal and impressionistic qualities.
Lisa's performance experience with piano, ensembles,
choirs, and concert bands paved the way for composing.
Her composing career really took flight in 1988 when she
began to hear music in her dreams. She furthered her
skills by studying composition with Toby Tennenbaum
and Art Lande.
Lisa has a Masters of Science in Education Media
Design and Technology from Full Sail University, and
currently has two books in progress: a
compilation of true stories called, Spiritual Response, and the authorized biography of noted
Native American Artist, Earl Biss.
Lura (Wink) Fischer
Lura Fischer is a Certified Mystical Feng Shui Expert,
Certified Archetypal Consultant, and a Certified Fearless
Lura champions clients to live life fearlessly as a spiritual
adventure. Using comprehensive tools, life maps, and
engaging yet practical processes, she deciphers and maps
one's most empowered expression to realize one's true
calling. She teaches clients how to decode the languages
of freedom in their homes, their life experiences, their
revelations, their dreams, and their most sacred intentions.
Besides teaching and practicing these life-enhancing
skills, Lura is an entrepreneur and co-owner of Growth
Curve Institute. GCI uses research and testing to provide
products and services that transform a company's ability to
grow, adapt, and evolve year after year.
Lura Genz has spent many years as a spiritual seeker of
Truth. She says true joy in her life emerges from the
process of self discovery and from connecting with the
Divine Within. She is retired and loves to write verses,
essays, and articles as part of a local writer's group.
Her career has spanned many years in real estate, home
health, and customer service representative. Lura is a
Cleric in her Spiritual Community and recently wrote and
published the book, Spiritual Haiku & Other Verses.
Dr. Thom Rogers
Dr. Thom Rogers is Lead Facilitator, Director of Research
and Development, and President of Optimal Modification
Incorporated, an Austin-based company whose purpose is
to align companies and organizations with their optimal
Born and raised in Ohio, Dr. Rogers graduated in
economics from DePauw University in 1970. He began a
career as a systems analyst, sales representative, and
communications specialist in banking, manufacturing, and
In 1985, Dr. Rogers graduated from Texas Chiropractic
College in Houston. He has practiced throughout the United States, Europe, and the Middle East.
After 25 years of advanced training in over 50 energetic methods, he began applying energetic
healing methodologies to his own business. The extraordinary results led to the conception of OMI.
Through OMI Dr. Rogers has successfully translated advanced healing techniques to the
business world. He continues to witness the increasing value of OMI's unique, cutting edge
services in the modern world of conscious business.
Joe Stedt, PhD
Joe Stedt was born and raised in Southern California. After
leaving California, he lived in nine different states and one
Originally trained as a Speech Therapist, Joe received a
Ph.D. from Penn State University and was a professor for
two decades. He currently works with children as a Speech
Therapist in a metro Denver school district. He lives near
Denver with his wife, his son, two dogs, one cat, and a
Jack Zufelt is one of the most successful speakers and business
consultants on the national and international scene. His client list
includes companies of all sizes including many Fortune 500
companies. His success as a trainer in Network Marketing is legendary.
For blazing a trail that others can actually follow and benefit from,
Jack has won worldwide acclaim. Dozens of luminaries and
corporate business leaders from every walk of life give his
revolutionary concepts glowing testimonials.
Jack has achieved “Celebrity” status as a speaker and trainer
because of the results he gets. Those who see and hear him
on stage often refer him to as a miracle worker. Many have called him the Wizard of Awes
because what he does with an audience.
Among Jack Zufelt’s achievements:
• Author of the best selling book, The DNA of Success which hit the
#1 bestseller slot in the first 3 weeks it was out. It is now in 15 languages.
• Awarded the Presidential Medal of Merit by the President of the United States.
• Honored by the United States Senate for teaching Americans how to achieve
better results in their personal lives and careers.
• Interviewed on over 2,000 radio and TV talk shows including The Today Show in Australia
• PBS aired a special on Jack and his concepts that was sent via satellite to 127 countries.
• Selected by Winners Digest, a publication for Fortune 500 executives, as one of the two most
effective speakers in the U.S. The other was elected President of the United States that year.
• Voted as one of two of the last decade’s top international speakers by the readers and editors
of Motivation International, a multi-national publication focusing on self-help and
Kristi was raised by her deaf and mute grandparents, and
devotes her life to them. Growing up a hearing member in
a family of fourteen beautiful people who are deaf, taught
her to have immense compassion for all people without
judgment at a very early age. Priceless! Kristi is an
advocate/voice for the deaf culture.
Currently, Kristi is a distributor for Zaca, a Universal
Organic Recovery Patch. Kristi loves to love! And
making people feel better opens her heart.
Kristi is enrolled at Front Range Community College in
Westminster, Colorado, to become a Certified Interpreter
for hearing and deaf clients.
Born and raised in West Africa, Selasee's pursuit of music
eventually led him to Boulder, Colorado, where he
currently lives. Selasee's music is a unique blend of
Reggae, West African Highlife, and American Pop. Bright
with color, his music threads together English and West
African lyrics to create a captivating sound.
As a young child in Accra, Ghana, Selasee realized his
passion for music and understood at an early age how
music can affect people. He developed his musical talents
through school and church. From his involvement with
church music groups, Selasee formed a gospel group and
recorded his first two albums with this group in 1997 and
1998. Also in 1997, Selasee recorded an album with his
African pop group, Makuma.
Selasee began his solo career in Boulder in 2003. In 2005, Selasee recorded Run, his debut album
as a solo artist. The title track won first place in the World Music genre of the
International Song Writers Competition in 2005. "Run" and another track, "Makuma," were
featured in the 2006 FIFA Soccer and 2007 Cricket video games by EA Sports. In 2006,
Selasee performed at a showcase during MIDEM 2006 in Nice, France and MUSEXPO 2006
in Los Angeles, California.
Selasee has opened for reggae legends like Don Carlos, Barrington Levy, and Steel Pulse. He
keeps busy playing at local venues and festivals around Boulder and Denver where he can
connect with people who love his music.
Recently, Selasee finished recording his latest album, African Gate. With 10 new tracks,
ranging from complex and uplifting to sad and beautiful, this recording marks an evolution in
Selasee's sound. Selasee says of his new album, "I think this record has a lot of depth…true
highs and lows that I hope people who listen will feel. Humility is power!"
Dr. Joe Vitale
Hypnotherapist and bestselling author, Dr. Joe Vitale, is
President of Hypnotic Marketing, Inc., an Internet
marketing consulting firm. He is one of the stars of the hit
movie, The Secret.
Joe has been called "The Buddha of the Internet" for his
combination of spirituality and marketing acumen. His
published books include The Attractor Factor, Zero
Limits, Life's Missing Instruction Manual, and The Key.
Here are some more of his accomplishments:
President of Hypnotic Marketing Institute
#1 Best Selling book – Spiritual Marketing
Best Selling e-Book – Hypnotic Writing
The Power of Outrageous Marketing (Best Selling Audio Set)
There's A Customer Born Every Minute (All about PT Barnum)
47 Secrets for Making Money Online – Instantly
The Hypnotic Writing Wizard (Magically writes your materials)
The 7 Lost Secrets of Success (The real story of Bruce Barton)
The A.M.A. Complete Guide To Small Business Advertising
The Greatest Money Making Secret in History
Tape set with Nightingale-Conant
Doctors degree in Metaphysical Science
Chun Kung Healer
Dr. Symeon Rodger
Dr. Symeon Rodger has spent over 35 years researching and practicing
spiritual traditions worldwide. He is one of the world’s leading experts in
the ancient world’s systems of personal development through spiritual
practice, health maintenance and martial arts. His conclusions are
summarized in his bestselling book, The 5 Pillars of Life: Reclaiming
Ownership of Your Mind, Body and Future (How Ancient Traditions Can
Give You Back Tranquility, Control, Health, Love and Security), where
he asserts that our usual understanding of the term “religion” itself is
Symeon speaks frequently at the annual Energy Psychology Conference
in Toronto and is well-known to tens of thousands worldwide as a pioneer
in the field of human resilience and a teacher of several resilience techniques, particularly Chinese Qi Gong.
A married priest of the Eastern Orthodox Church and adjunct professor of comparative religion, he is also
a martial arts expert, a former intelligence officer, a certified emergency manager and has been trained in
counter-terrorist operations by veterans of the US and Israeli special forces.
Dr. Symeon Rodger is the founder of Global Resilience Solutions (GRS), an organization whose visionary
To impart the key Resilience vision of Self-Leadership to as many people as possible, in order to
contribute substantially to the healing of our society’s pervasive physical, mental, emotional
and spiritual ills.
To train those who have a burning desire to become the top performers and leaders in their fields.
To transform the educational system so that cutting edge strategies for physical, mental,
emotional and spiritual resilience are taught to everyone.
To transform corporate culture on a large scale.
To heal our society’s dreadful lack of leadership and transform the dishonest, incompetent leadership
plaguing our workplaces, public offices and religious institutions.
John Pyke is an International, award-winning sales speaker, business
consultant and author. John's work was recently featured on CBS
Evening News With Katie Couric for helping a client achieve an
unprecedented 48% increase in sales. Another company achieved
a sales growth 7X their industry standard. They were ranked by Sales
& Marketing Magazine as one of the top 10 sales forces in the country.
John specializes in helping individuals and organizations achieve peak
performance and record-breaking sales results by using time-tested,
proven, scientifically and statistically validated methods. More than ever,
executives desire guaranteed results. John's ability to deliver results is
unmatched. To prove it, the majority of his compensation is directly
linked to the attainment of mutually agreed upon performance metrics.
John has developed and coached hundreds of thousands of salespeople from startups to Fortune 500
organizations. He was ranked as one of the best salespeople out of over 1 million people. His average
first year performance at five organizations was triple his quota. He has set sales performance records
at every company he has worked for. John's understanding and mastery of the art and science of selling
uniquely positions him as one of the world's best at building truly world-class sales organizations.
Brent grew up barefoot amongst Zulu and Xhosa friends on a farm in
Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. His natural respect for life and affinity with
the ways of animals was instilled during this rural upbringing.
Brent's thirst for interaction with nature lead him on solo adventures through
the Amazon and into a privileged bond, rehabilitating a Puma in the cloud
forests of Bolivia. "For eight hours a day we would hike together through the
forest, discovering waterfalls and hiding together under fallen Traveller's
Palm leaves to escape rainstorms." Brent spent months travelling on foot,
sleeping in a hammock and eating fish he caught in the rivers.
In 2001 Brent returned to Africa to begin his formal guiding training at Phinda Game Reserve. He was the
first guide to be licensed under South Africaʼs national qualification (THETA) structure.
Brent spent a number of years guiding at Ngala Private Game Reserve, Kruger National Park. Here he
was mentored by renowned Shangane trackers John Marimane and Eric Mabelane. They shared the
tremendous traditional knowledge of their people with him. Brent has also guided in the South
In 2009, Wilderness Safaris welcomed Brent to Zambia. He has worked as both guide and management at
various camps in Kafue National Park and the South Luangwa.
Kelly A. Turner, PhD.
Co-founder and Director of Research
Kelly is a researcher, lecturer, and consultant in the field of integrative Oncology.
Her specialized research focus is the “Spontaneous” Remission of cancer, which
is a remission that occurs either in the absence of Western Medicine, or after
Western Medicine has failed to achieve remission. While Dr. Turner's research
focuses on anomalies and why they occur, in her consulting work with cancer
patients she is a strong proponent of Western oncology treatments, and she
consults on how to integrate them with complementary treatments. Her interest
in complementary medicine began when she received her B.A. from Harvard
University, and it later became the sole focus of her Ph.D. at the University of
California, Berkeley. Her dissertation research included a year-long trip around the world, for which she and her
husband, Aaron Teich, traveled to ten different countries to interview 50 holistic healers and 20 “Spontaneous”
Remission cancer survivors about their healing practices and techniques. Kelly is currently working on a book
for cancer patients which summarizes her research findings. She also provides one-on-one Integrative Cancer
Consultations to cancer patients who are interested in integrating complementary medicine approaches with
their Western oncology treatment.