Speaker on international stages about innovation and entrepreneurship.
TED Speaker in 2013: "We Are Alive" about living the creative life.
Speechwriter & speaking coach for executives & Fortune 500.


Personal brand strategist to thought leaders across verticals.
Executive branding and visibility to improve corporate valuation.
Micro-niche targeting for story-driven approaches.
Asset-driven content strategy including book, podcast, & platforms.


More than 100 million views across social media.
Early adopter and original "verified" social profiles.
Grown audiences of millions of followers for executive clients.
Smart content strategy integrating podcasting with media.


Author of prize-winning biography of Americana musician Doc Watson.
Ghostwriter of more than 50 business books across genres.
Founder of multi-award-winning book publisher, Blooming Twig.
Editor-in-Chief of hundreds of non-fiction and fiction titles.


O.G. podcaster interviewing prominent musicians & writers (2004-now).
Executive producer for 18 years, bringing a generation to the mic.
Podcast to a book approach used with executive clients (2007-present).
Strategist bringing storytelling into corporate communications.


Recording Artist with more than a dozen albums. Featured on NPR.
PhD in Classical Composition from Stony Brook University in NY.
Composer of secular & sacred works for ensembles & voices.
International Educator, with workshops across the U.S. and Europe

.Kent S. Gustavson PhD

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