Facilitators

James Roswell (Ross) Quinn 

Ross is a well-respected motivator and leader, international keynote speaker, leadership trainer, author, and success coach. Quinn's seminars go well beyond typical motivational speeches and workshops, as his leading-edge human development technology empowers people to overcome Fear-Based reactions and to identify and change their non-productive behaviors to become truly successful in all areas of their lives.

Since 1979, Ross has made more than 1500 presentations to over 150,000 people all over the world, including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, the Middle East, and Thailand. His corporate clients include Remax, State Farm Insurance, Boise Cascade, and Walt Disney.

Ross is also the author of "The Love-Based Leader" as well as "Controlling Others For Love and Profit", in addition to "Speaking Of Success", with co-authors Steven Covey ("7 Habits"), Jack Canfield ("Chicken Soup") and others. Ross has also produced an eight-CD audio seminar that captures the essence of his leadership trainings called "Get Over Yourself".

Ross graduated from University of Southern California. Prior to becoming a LifeResults facilitator, he was the Director of Marketing for Van De Kamp's Bakery Products in Los Angeles. He and his wife Christine live on a beautiful lake outside of Chicago.

You can learn more about Ross at his website, www.JamesRQuinn.com

James Thurston 

James has facilitated workshops and seminars for LifeResults since 2003, including both the Basic and Advanced/IPI courses. A dynamic and versatile presenter, James is also a corporate CPR and First Aid trainer, who consistently delivers energetic, humourous, entertaining, and informative classes.

James earned his Honours Bachleor of Arts degree in 1997 from Sir Wilfrid Laurier University, majoring in English and Philosophy, with a minor in Sociology. With a flair for writing and poetry, James authored an article that was published in an international magazine, distributed in over 100 countries and translated into 4 languages. James is now writing a book of his own verse for future publication.

A member of Toastmasters International since September 2005, James has won several awards for speech-giving and impromptu speaking. James has participated in club, area, division and district competitions, winning the Division D International Speech Competition in 2008 and placing 2nd in the District 86 Humorous Speech contest in 2009.

James is the father of four children and also proudly wears the title of Grandpa. He lives just outside of Toronto with his partner, Shasa, whom he met during his Toastmaster experiences. Delivering the LifeResults Seminar is an example of how James continues to make his impact through both living and sharing the powerfully transformational tools found in the LifeResults classes.