Dr. Rick Chromey is a popular speaker on topics related to cultural analysis, leadership, teaching, parenting, motivational theory and faith, penning twelve books, including three bestselling titles. He has written for leading periodicals on children, youth and family and travels internationally to speak at conferences, conventions and other leadership events as "the Original Edutrainer!" It is a title that fits him perfectly because audiences rave about his ability to create smiles while blending in powerful insights and amazing ideas. Besides a master’s in education, Dr. Chromey also holds an earned doctorate in Leadership and the Emerging Culture from George Fox University and is an award-winning Toastmaster. He's taught full-time and served as an adjunct for several colleges and universities. Rick's ability to translate topics and re-imagine information into memorable nuggets of insight has made him a popular instructor and trainer. Dr. Chromey's holds special expertise in emerging culture, leadership contexts, motivational theory and creative communication. Rick is at his best when training people to be highly-motivated, productive and creative. His fast-paced, interactive and fun workshops are guaranteed to spark fresh insights and ideas in your team, staff or group. He also speaks to children and teens about overcoming adversity, living their dreams and enjoying life "hakuna matata" (based upon his training work in Africa). On a personal level, Dr. Chromey is a small-town Montana native who understands unique challenges in life--whether in school, home or work. He has learned to rise above conflict, navigate change and encourage optimism. For more information, please visit www.rickchromey.com or www.mannasolutions.org.