Neil is the President of Neil Wood Consulting and speaks internationally, sharing his expertise on how to be more successful in sales, go beyond your comfort zones, live a more balanced life, and be more positive, productive and confident. Professionally, he has spoken in front of more than 20,000 people over the last 10 years. His message is based on the very successful people he has studied and interviewed and is filled with lessons of perseverance, discipline, a positive attitude, passion, success and the will to overcome fears and obstacles. He qualified for the 1984 U.S. Olympic Trials when he won a marathon in 2 hours and 17 minutes. His expertise in visualization, goal setting, discipline and positive thinking helped him expand his comfort zone, and create a more successful life. He is also the author of two #1 International Best Selling books on Amazon, The Best Practices of Successful Financial Advisors and Dating Success After 40. He shares positive quotes daily in his group on Facebook: Neil Wood's Optimist Island daily quotes. “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. So if you're feeling uncomfortable right now, know that the changes taking place in your life, are the beginning not an ending." Learn more here .