Guest Profile: Dr. Ray Blanchard
Co-Executive Producer of the movie "The Answer to Absolutely Everything," Dr. Ray Blanchard is a Visionary and Lifestyle Architect. He is a leading master trainer, designer, corporate consultant and a Co-founder of SPECTRUM LIFE DESIGN EDUCATION, LLC. He has delivered personal development trainings and corporate consulting programs in Visionary Leadership and Communication to more than 100,000 people with lasting impact for success in Japan, New Zealand, Russia, Malaysia, Puerto Rica, Argentina, Mexico, Canada, and the U.S. for over 30 years. Ray has worked with leaders from Fortune 100 companies to privately owned mid-sized companies, such as Fletcher-Challenge Ltd., ASB Bank Ltd., Tommy Bahama, Summit Education, 3M New Zealand Ltd., AT&T, Pepsi-Cola International, The Legacy Center, Phillips Morris, Worldworks Inc., Sime Darby Berhad, Griggs-Anderson Research, University Pertanian Malaysia Faculty of Economics and Management, and other companies challenged by change on the global playing field. In addition, as of July 19, 2011, Dr. Blanchard is also the #1 Bestselling author on AMAZON.com in the Motivational and Management Category when he recently co-authored the book "The Art and Science of Success."
His deep interests in consciousness, ontology, and transformational technologies have shaped his approach to human evolution. Working and traveling throughout the world, having lived in Japan for several years and possessing a wide range of rich life experiences combine to create a unique blend of knowledge and skill. Ray brings a colorful eclectic blend of perspectives to his life and work.
He was a Danforth Fellow and Outstanding Young Man of America and was Senior Board Advisor to Vistar Youth Horizons, Inc., a charitable organization dedicated to the enhancement of youth at risk. He is a member of the American Counseling Association as well as the esteemed Transformational Leadership Council. Ray's education was focused in Business Administration, East-West Philosophy, and Counseling Psychology. He holds a BA and MAEd from Washington University in St. Louis and a Ph.D. from the University of Oregon.