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Whether you speak to thousands of people at a time, or less than a dozen people per year, your communication skills can be improved.

  • Bring the power of World Class Storyteller J Loren Norris to your everyday communications.
  • Learn how every incident in your life can be used to impact your communication skills and increase your influence. 
  • Apply some new techniques, tips and tricks of great communicators in your home, ministry or career.
  • 150 seats available first come, first served. 

Each and every word can bring new life, bring hope, build trust or destroy all over the above – become a master of your words.


As one of the nations emerging conference speakers, Loren travels throughout the United States and Brazil sharing leadership principles with diverse audiences. His real-life experiences, though difficult and challenging, have equipped him to bring wholeness & purpose to others who have experienced pain, insecurity or emotional abuse. Whether speaking to men, youth, corporate leaders or homeless veterans, Loren’s passion for transforming lives shines through his life & message.

Loren has made it his life’s work to study and teach the leadership power of effective communication. He has coached the Dale Carnegie Course for years and is a Certified John Maxwell Leadership Coach and a 2011 Toastmasters International Speech Contest semifinalist from among 35,000 contestants.

Loren actively trains leaders, teachers and pastors for Gateway Church, The Kings University, and entrepreneurial leadership at Brookhaven College. He has spoken to Latin American pastors and leaders in media and trained and coached business leaders in Brazil.

What others have to say about Loren’s speaking and training:

“J. Loren Norris is one of the best marketing minds that I have ever come across. He thinks outside the box, while keeping you informed and making sure that the end goals are always in mind. As a speaker Loren was AWESOME at keeping the attention of the room and making sure that everyone was kept involved at all times while making sure to get our sometimes boring information out to the group. He is one of those guys that when you cross his path you will remember him forever and I sure am glad that we have crossed!”

Jeff Galbraith ~ CEO at Legends Health Care

“Loren is an excellent presenter and consistently provides valuable content when he speaks. He engages exceptionally well with his audience and presents information that is of high value to them. He is a visionary who leads his audience to understand the incredible value of having vision to become successful in whatever their endeavor.”
~ Dr. Julie Z. Roth 

“Loren is an excellent coach for shaping my messages and helps to bring them into focus, providing clarity to my audience and at the deeper level, pulling from me consistency in their intent and connected in their content so that I might present the clear message and call to action which is aligned with my mission to serve.”

~ Frank Day ~ Interim CFO and Consultant


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Compassionate, real and humorous, Loren impacts the lives of everyone he meets. He inspires audiences with wisdom, motivation, and hope. His story is transparent and transforming … His life is a refreshing “victim to victor story” … one that will encourage the heart of any audience. Loren frequently reminds audiences, “Regardless of your past; the mistakes you have made and what has been ‘done to you’, how you see you and the attitude you carry through life will determine your future.”

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