About Me

Chief Biz Guru

Santi Chacon has made his way across five industries. He has served as a facilitator and coach to executives on a national scale. Santi is a facilitator and marketing coach/consultant. He enjoys speaking on topics such as innovation, sales, marketing, training and management. He has a proven track record for benchmarking and helping organizations understand growth potential and quality management which includes lending his expertise in: sales, training and development, client relations, operational management, communications, marketing strategies, program management, revenue growth, P/L responsibility, client retention and value.

After years of speaking, coaching and consulting with executives he has turned to lend his expertise to smaller businesses on a national scale.


Self-Image Coach

Dr Lyle Tautfest has recently retired from his position as president of the Colorado Association of Psychotherapists. His thriving private psychotherapy practice spans over fifteen years. He has studied and trained in many specialties including: Cellular Release Therapy, Alchemical Hypnotherapy, Group Hypnosis, Electronic Hypnosis, Transpersonal Psychology, Theology, NLP, Anger Management, Play Therapy and many others.

The doctor has been a lifelong student and practitioner in the amazing fields of spirituality and psychology. Early experimentations into the development of the self-image led him to pursue a degree in psychology. In a commitment to understand how humans function in rela life; his studies included advanced mathematics, quantum mechanics and chemistry.

Dr Tautfest has also studied the disciplines related to the schools of philosophy spirituality and religion. He has found the study of ancient mythology, the Collective Unconscious, Family of Archetypes as well as many other spiritual tools to be great tools in creating change.

His passion is to help find creative ways to help people learn to grow, learn and heal themselves.

Executive Development Coach

Dr. Hendrick HP Barlay has a history of achievements in driving cross-sector economic growth and sustainable development initiatives in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. This is evidenced by his experience as a training and international development specialist.

Dr. Barlay is recognized for visionary leadership, innovation and record of success in leading and strengthening diverse organizations including commercial banks and micro-finance institutions; including public, NGO, non-profit, faith-based and civil society organizations. He also has achieved success with private corporations and  SME and has been acknowledged for acheivements in innovative customer service and productivity gains, by fostering intellectual leadership, and employing successful economic development initiatives. The initiatives include building high-performance teams, transferring best practices, leveraging multilateral experience, public and private partnerships and performing cross-sector integration in developing countries.

Strategic planning, organizational development and capacity building, knowledge management, international trade instruments, turnaround and change management, commercial banking/micro-finance, economic growth stimulus, corporate governance and compliance, training and development, value chain and enterprise development, leadership and management skills, process mapping for performance.

Negotiations and Conflict Management Coach

Dr. Luis Ore is a bilingual negotiation, cross-cultural and conflict management consultant, coach, mediator, facilitator and trainer, Luis is Chair of the International Development Committee of the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) International Section, and Executive Director of ORASI consulting group, Inc, a training and developing consulting firm specializing in negotiation, consensus building and relationship management. He partners with clients to reach agreements, negotiate solutions, improve working relationships and build capabilities.

Luis helps other with cross-cultural and international negotiations, strategic alliances, dispute resolution systems design, organizational changes, labor management relations, conflict assessments, consensus building, interntational development and foreign direct investment, especially in Latin American countries.

Luis ore holds a masters' degree with focus on conflict management, organizational and cross-cultural communication, earned his JD from University of Lima Peru and has extensive training in negotiation and conflict management from CMI International Group, Western Kentucky University, Lipscomb University, and the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. He previously practiced law in Peru, in the private sector and worked with the Peruvian Government.

Luis Ore has expertise in the following areas: conflict coaching, working-together capabilities coaching, effective domestic and multi-national teamwork coaching, diversity and cross-cultural coaching, global mindset coaching, consensus building coaching, interest-based and consensus leadership coaching, dispute resolution system design coaching, building strategic alliances, innovation and creativity, dealing with crisis and angry public, organizational change, strategic planning, strategic communication, needs and organizational assessment.

Luis is a member of the International Association of Conflict Management, the International Registry of Associate Consultants, and the American Society of International Law. He is also an associate of the American Bar Association's International Chamber of Commerce, Peruvian-American business Chamber of Georgia, Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerice, and the American Chamber of Commerce of Peru; AmCham-Peru. He is also a member of the Labor and Employment Relations Association, the Tennessee Employment Relations Research, and serves a Peru Regional Manager for HRD200, an international consulting firm specializing in organizational and human resource development.

Script Coach/Consultant Seminar Leader, Author;

Dr. Linda Seger created and defined the job of script consultant when she began her business in 1981, based on a method for analyzing scripts she developed for her dissertation project. Since then, she has consulted on over 2000 scripts, including over 65 produced feature films and about 35 produced television projects. Her clients have included TriStar Pictures, Ray Bradbury, William Kelley, Linda Lavin, Suzanne de Passe, Tony Bill, as well as production companies and writers from six continents.

Dr. Seger is an internationally known speaker in the area of screenwriting, having lectured and/or worked in 31 different countries andon six continents. She presented the first professional screenwriting seminar in both Moscow and Bulgaria, and has trained script consultants and script editors in Germany, New Zealand, Scandinavia, Austria and Italy. She has given seminars for studios, networks, production companies, television series, and film commissions.

As the author of eleven books and innumerable articles, Seger has appeared in more than 60 radio and television shows, including All Things Considered, National Public Radio, Good Morning LA, Good Morning New York, and CNN. She is included in the The World Who's Who of Women, Five Thousand Personalities of the World, Who's Who in Entertainment, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in the West, The International Edition of 5000 Notable Women, Leading Intellectuals of the World, Two Thousand Notable American Women, The International Who's Who of Professional and BUsiness Women, 2000 Notable American Women, Madison Who's Who of Executives and Professionals, Biltmore Who's Who Among Executives and Professional Women and "Honors Edition", Contemporary Authors, Strathmore's Who's Who 2008.

Thought Leadership Consultant/Coach

Ken Lizotte CMC is author of the Expert's Edge: become the Go-to authority that people turn to Every Time (McGraw Hill) which shows professionals, business leaders, entrepreneurs, experts, professional services firms and entire companies how to position themselves as "thoughtleaders" in their fields and target markets. Ken's book details how employing thoughtleading strategies deliver superior competetive advantages, higher income levels, increased job satisfaction and lasting customer loyalty.

As the Chief Imaginative Officer (CIO) of Emerson COnsulting Group, Inc, a senior partner of The Howard Group, and a long-time thought leader, Ken has been interviewed by Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, Investors Business Daily, Fortune, Newsweek, Writer's Digest, CBS News, National Public Radio, the Boston Globe and many more.

A former columnist for the American Management Association and a cofounder of the National Writers Union, Ken has authored four previous books and hundreds of published articles.
He regularly keynotes conferences on such topics as becoming a thoughtleader, publishing your ideas, balancing work and family, innovative thinking and career success. An expert at leading interactive seminars, he has facilitated career workshops at the Harvard University Extension School since 1995.

President of the New England chapter of IMC USA (the Institute of Management Consultants) from 2000-2005, he recently served on the national Board of Directors of IMC USA and has earned IMC's prestigious "CMC" credential (Certified Management Consultant), a mark that designates the highesat standards of consulting professionalism and adherence to its ethical canons. Less than 1% of all consultants worldwide have achieved this enviable level of performance and certification."

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