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We Own The Years Ahead With Nicholas Boothman

Nicholas Boothman discusses the importance of connecting with others, on stage during the taping of "We Own The Years Ahead."
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Nicholas Boothman discusses the importance of connecting with others, on stage during the taping of "We Own The Years Ahead."

Airs Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 11 a.m. on KPBS TV

"We Own The Years Ahead" features Nicholas Boothman, an award-winning author, inspirational speaker and leading expert in face-to-face communication, in an emotional call to action for adults to take control of their years ahead by actively connecting with people.

In the process they will become more vibrant, their values will matter, and they will count as a respected balancing force in a society that increasingly knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.

Boothman will bring his message of the benefits of connecting with others as well as share practical tactics of how to connect. It is a stressful time in our lives as we transition to our second “acts” and the time is right to take action and make positive changes in your life.

About Nicholas Boothman:

The New York Times calls him “Dale Carnegie for a rushed era.” The Economist Magazine calls him “truly inspirational,” and Good Morning America says, “His book is my bible.”

Nicholas has taught his revolutionary technique of “Rapport by Design” to thousands of corporations, colleges and universities around the world including both the Harvard and London Business schools.

In 1982 Nicholas founded Corporate Images, and created powerful corporate presentations for almost every well-known company in North America, from Coke to Carlsberg, and Suzuki to Sea-World.

He went on to form Persuasion Technology Group and was chosen to speak at “Leadership from the Ground Up,” a global closed-circuit event, along with Tom Peters, Ted Turner, Richard Branson, Stephen Covey, and Ken Blanchard.

A former fashion and advertising photographer who dealt with hundreds of new faces a week for clients like AT&T, Revlon and Coca-Cola he now shows businesses around the world how to naturally connect and build trust, from first impressions to profitable relationships, and all the communicating in- between.

A Licensed Master-Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming, Nicholas is the author of four best-selling books, "How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less," "How to Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less," "How to Make Someone Fall in Love with You in 90 Minutes or Less" and "Convince Them in 90 Seconds."

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