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Grand Potential Podcast



The Grand Connection is bringing together three world-class business leaders to help you deal with uncertainty, adapt to change, and provide greater opportunities for success.

We are thrilled to have Dan Clark, Natasha Todorovic-Cowan, and Steve Farber join our panel with our guest moderator Dr. Richard Kaye.

In this Ultimate Panel Event you will meet three world-class leadership speakers who will share their experience, knowledge, and wisdom. You will have the opportunity to meet the speakers, ask questions, and network in the breakout rooms.

Everyone has had to learn to adapt and reinvent themselves during the pandemic. The only thing that is consistent today is change. Change can be hard. If 2020 has taught you anything, it’s that you are capable of change. Embracing change can help your business. Everyone needs to develop more new skills to achieve more certainty in leading and serving your clients and communities.

The key is to learn how to pivot and create a solid plan for growth by bringing a sense of structure and confidence. There’s no lack of things to do positioning your business for growth. It takes a commitment and personal growth to develop a plan for success.

This will be a two hour event with time to connect with the speakers and experience unique mastermind breakouts to dive more deeply into the topics.

During these exclusive panel interviews you will:

  • Become more innovative in your approach and strategy
  • Understand how crisis can be transformed into opportunity
  • Increase your personal capacity for risk and become resilient
  • Discover how to turn fear into focus and gain control of your business
  • Gain a competitive advantage to maximize performance and productivity

“You can’t always control what happens, but you can always control what happens next!” ~ Dan Clark
Your next step is to take control of uncertainty by attending our event on April 9, 2021.

Date: April 9, 2021
Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm PDT (Members, note this meeting is starting at an earlier time than usual)
Location: Zoom
Cost: Free
Agenda: breakout networking, panel of expert speakers, mastermind

Join us and invite your friends for this valuable event.

Register in advance for this event

Meet Our Amazing Panelists!

Dan Clark

Dan Clark is an Entrepreneur, Founder and CEO of a multi-million dollar international communications company; High Performance Business Coach; New York Times Best Selling Author of 35 books including The Art of Significance-Achieving The Level Beyond Success; and a primary contributing author to the Chicken Soup for the Soul Series.

In 2005, Dan was inducted into the Professional Speakers Hall of Fame; and has been named one of the Top Ten Motivational Speakers in the World. 

As a master storyteller Dan has been published in more than 50 million books in 50 languages worldwide; has appeared on over 500 television and radio shows including Oprah, Glenn Beck and NPR; and has been featured in Success, Entrepreneur, Forbes, Inc., Thought Masters, Nugent, Mayo Clinic and Millionaire Magazines.  

Clark’s inspiring life includes soaring to the edge of space in a U2 Spy Plane; flying fighter jets with the Air Force Thunderbirds;  racing automobiles at Nurburgring and dogsleds in the Arctic;  winning the prestigious Hamilton Island Sailing Regatta in Australia;  serving on the Olympic Committee and carrying the Olympic Torch in the Winter Games;  serving on the International Board of Governors of Operation Smile; serving as a Pentagon Appointee with the Secretary of the Air Force on the National Civic Leaders Board;  and being named 2012 Utah Father of the year.  

For his extraordinary patriotism and relentless commitment to our military families, Dan has been honored with the two highest civilian awards given by the Department of Defense joining Bob Hope, Dolly Parton, Paul Harvey, the Dallas Cowboys organization and others as the recipient of the United States Distinguished Service Medal and the American Spirit Award.

Natasha Todorovic-Cowan

Natasha Todorovic-Cowan is the co-founder of the National Values-Center Consulting and owner of Spiral Dynamics®. Whether your challenges are resistance to change, cultures in conflict, strategic partnerships, dysfunctional teams, or strategic change implementation, Natasha’s experience includes unraveling the people side of organizational challenges from C-suite to shop floor using a proven human systems approach.

Natasha comes from a country that no longer exists. She lived in three countries before she was seven years young. Five years into her dream career in the garment industry, she watched it disappear overnight and had to recreate herself and her future. As a part of two acquisitions, she is no stranger to change. Her techniques for seamless handling of corporate change are rooted in 70 years of research and application in a variety of contexts such as not-for-profit, the mid-market, global fortune 500 organizations and government agencies.

Natasha has had more than 25 years of experience applying her proprietary Spiral Dynamics cultural DNA survey, leadership assessments, and change readiness index to predict hurdles to change and what you need when leading through it. She has delivered over 100+ Spiral Dynamics® certification programs in 14+ countries and on 5 continents.

That means she knows how to help you get results!

Steve Farber

Ranked on Inc.’s listing of the Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts in the world, and #1 on Huffington Post’s 12 Business Speakers to See, Steve Farber is a bestselling author, popular keynote speaker, and a seasoned leadership coach and consultant who has worked with a vast array of public and private organizations in virtually every arena.

Farber is the former Vice President of legendary management guru Tom Peters’ company and is the founder and CEO of The Extreme Leadership Institute—an organization devoted to helping its clients develop award-winning cultures and achieve radical results. The Institute’s team has helped over 25 companies earn a ranking on the Best Places to Work list.

Farber’s third book, Greater Than Yourself, debuted as a Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller. His second book, The Radical Edge, was hailed as “a playbook for harnessing the power of the human spirit.”  And his first book, The Radical Leap: A Personal Lesson in Extreme Leadership, was named one of the 100 Best Business Books of All Time.

His most recent book, Love Is Just Damn Good Business, published by McGraw-Hill, has been featured on Wharton radio and The World Economic Forum website and has been listed by Book Authority as one of the top business strategy books of 2020. Farber is a member of the exclusive Transformational Leadership Council, and sits on the steering committee of the Community Alliance for Youth Success, co-founded by Bobbi DePorter and Stedman Graham.

Our Moderators

Dr Richard Kaye

Dr. Richard Kaye received his Bachelor of Science Degree in business, from Long Island University, in 1973. He went on to receive his Doctorate of Chiropractic from the Columbia Institute of Chiropractic in New York in 1976. After 30-years in private practice in San Diego, California, he retired to pursue the entrepreneurial life. 

Dr. Kaye is an internally acclaimed lecturer, having presented seminars and workshops in Australia, France, Japan, and Russia, as well as in the United States. He was a Vice President of CEO Space, and was CEO of Entrepreneurial Excellence. 

Richard has been featured on the 6:30 news on KGTV in San Diego, as well as on KTLA television, Los Angeles, California, on several occasions, discussing two of his specialties: Team Building and Super Networking. He was also featured on PBS; an in-depth story about the leading-edge healthcare he practiced.

At the Chopra Center, in La Costa, California, where he shared the platform with Lisa Nichols (star of The Secret, The Larry King Live Show, and The Oprah Winfrey Show) he spoke about: Consciousness, Cooperation, and Contribution – thriving in the developing recession. He’s presented The Secrets of Empowering Negotiation for Peak Potentials Training, Master of Influence program. He speaks around the nation about the Secrets of Empowering Negotiation.

Richard resides in Taos, New Mexico where his soul’s purpose is to elegantly inspire people to awaken to their magnificence, through love, humor, joy, and passion.

Carolyn Cooper-McOuatt

The Grand Connection’s co-founder Carolyn has spent over 40 years in sales, marketing and teaching business with a commitment to always be curious, purposeful and passionate about business skills and mindset management. Throughout her career, she has helped thousands of entrepreneurs bring their dreams to life. She brings a spirit of energy that is contagious and inspiring. Her focus is to be an advocate, mentor, cheerleader and sounding board for the businesses she teaches and coaches. Carolyn is dedicated to support and guide her clients to dig deep to clarify and own their unique service/product value. She assists them to construct an Inspired Business Plan of structure, focus and accountability.