Speaker Bio

Speaker’s Bio

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Dynamic leader J Loren Norris has inspired tens of thousands emerging leaders, communicators and visionaries. This author, speaker and mentor’s mission is to transform lives by equipping, training and mentoring the next generation of leaders. Loren has been entertaining crowds with his words since he was eight years old. From engaging crowds of 40,000, training Fire Safety for 750 elementary students, to coaching a dozen leaders during intensive training seminars, Loren approaches each and every audience with an open heart and curious mind. If you really want to be impressed, tell him a brief story from your life and see what he does with it in two minutes or less! With an uncanny gift for storytelling, Loren can immediately relate your personal stories to almost any topic or big idea and teach you how to find a teachable “message” in your experiences. He firmly believes “Nothing has the power to change your life like a word that rings forever in your heart.”

This 2011 Toastmasters International Speech Contest semifinalist from among 35,000 contestants, has trained under some of the best communicators ever to grace the stage—from Zig Ziglar, Les Brown, and Craig Valentine to John Maxwell. 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. Loren actively trains leaders, teachers and pastors for Gateway Church, The Kings University, among others. He also taught entrepreneurial leadership at Brookhaven College.

Though Loren truly loves mentoring indeed, his true passion will always be his family. He’s a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend.

“A great leader must be willing to do the hard work to hone the skills of researching, developing and presenting deep and thoughtful revelation that goes beyond the delivery of information into the realm of true life transformation.” J Loren Norris

BRIEF BIO
Speaker, author, mentor and seminar leader, J Loren Norris’ passion is to equip, train and mentor the next generation of leaders. Loren hosts workshops for private groups, conducts life leadership seminars and mentors students. Whether entertaining and engaging crowds of 40,000 or sharing “life lessons” with elementary students, Loren approaches every crowd with an open mind and loving heart.

He has an uncanny gift for storytelling and can teach you how to effectively interweave your life story into any topic, subject or big idea. Loren is a Certified John Maxwell Leadership Coach. For years, he has coached Dale Carnegie Courses, has trained leaders, teachers and pastors for Gateway Church, The Kings University, and entrepreneurial leadership courses at Brookhaven College.

In 2011, Loren finished as a semifinalist in the Toastmasters – International Speech Contest. A devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend his life-mantra is, “Nothing has the power to change your life like a word that rings forever in your heart.”
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 “A great leader must be willing to do the hard work to hone the skills of researching, developing and presenting deep and thoughtful revelation that goes beyond the delivery of information into the realm of true life transformation.” J Loren Norris

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