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George Cappannelli


George Cappannelli is the CEO & President of The Information and Training Company, a business consulting and training organization he founded 18 years ago. The company specializes in organizational and cultural change work within both the public and private sectors. It’s unique signature provides a strong focus on creating vision-driven, values based organizations. It provides strategic planning, advanced research and polling, leadership and team development, executive coaching, skills enhancement training and advanced information products to assist in the support and implementation of new skills and competencies. Clients includes a number of Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and national associations including: Arthur Anderson Consulting, Avery Dennison, The Boeing Company, Hughes Space & Communications, TRW, Digital, PepsiCo, NASA, Taco Bell, Pacific Bell, Sun Microsystems, Honeywell, Magnavox, Majestic Realty, National Aeronautics & Space Administration, National Oceanographic * Aeronautics Administration, Oracle, Space Systems/Loral, The National Forest Service, Grumman Aviation, The national Association of Record Manufacturers, The U.S. Navy, The U.S. Postal Service, The Walt Disney Company, The Israel Government, The Anderson School at UCLA, The Los Angeles Times, and many others. The Information & Training Company also presents corporate and public seminars under it’s Outdoor Adventure Leadership, Gender, Diversity and Time Management & personal Productivity Programs.

In addition to his work in the corporate sector, he has served as President and Founder of two New York based film and television production companies, Theater Visions and Axial Productions, under whose auspices his work won a number of International Film Awards, as well as ANDY, CLEO and two special category EMMY Awards. He was Co-Founder and Director of The Institute for Individual and World Peace and The International Integrity Program, served as Executive Director of The Sedona Institute and as Executive Director of The Society for the Advancement of Human Spirit, an organization chaired by The Dalai Lama.

As Lead Facilitator for Insight Seminars and The Insight Consulting Group, he spent 6 years designing and delivering public transformational seminars around the world and during this period co-designed and delivered that organizations’ Professional Training for Trainers and its corporate managing Accelerated Performance Program. His background also includes work in the advertising and marketing field where he served as Executive Vice President and Creative Director of Allerton, Berman and Dean, A New York firm.

In 1991 he returned to the political arena where he managed a U.S. Senate Campaign in California. He also served as a special consultant in the 1992 presidential campaign.

Mr. Cappannelli is also an award winning sculptor whose works in stone, wood and bronze are in a number of public and private collections. He is also a writer. His books include work on motivation, individual and organizational transformation and self-management and productivity “Say Yes to Change”, “It’s About Time” and “Say Yes to Life – Essential Lessons About Life We Never Learned In School”. He is also the author of a new novel entitled “Old Stones & Promises” and is at work on two new projects: “Lessons From Our Fathers and Mothers” and “The Breakthrough Factor”.

George and Sedena reside in Fountain Hills, Arizona. They are business partners as well as co-authors of “Say Yes To Change”, “Say Yes to Life” and “Lessons From Our Fathers and Mothers”.

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Sedena Cappannelli

Sedena C. Cappannelli is a corporate and personal consultant and an innovator in the field of Self-Enhancement and Personal Energy management. As President of About Life Inc., she creates original corporate and public programs, retreats, books and Audio/Visual materials that foster personal empowerment and renewal for women. These programs and her personal coaching strategies are based on a unique combination of Energy For Life Skills derived from her work as a leading business consultant and over 20 years of personal discipline in transformational, Eastern and Native American practices and contemporary healing modalities.

Sedena’s background spans a broad range of professional areas and includes a number of significant accomplishments: writer, producer, actress, television spokesperson, business and motivational consultant. As diverse as these areas of focus are, however, each demonstrates a common interest and has a central point of intersection. Her work is about generating inspiration, bringing people together to learn and to be empowered to create loving, vital and fulfilling lives.

In her work as a lead business consultant with The Information & Training Company, Sedena works with a wide range of fortune 500 companies, national and state government agencies and national associations. Her excellent communication and people skills as well as her extensive background in personal development work assist her in helping executive leadership teams to develop stronger visions, articulate core values and implement trust based, team focused environments.

As a motivational consultant, Mrs. Cappannelli integrates her highly successful corporate skills into tailor-made lectures, personal empowerment workshops and on-going Self-Enhancement Retreats for Women that she presents around the country. These retreats combine a unique blend of interactive learning processes, martial arts-based exercises, powerful self-healing modalities and personal reflection.

As writer and producer, she has written and developed a wide range of story concepts for television that offer unique formats. The latest of these is “Earth Alive Network”, an upbeat entertainment/magazine show featuring good news and solutions to personal and global challenges. The show’s presentation pilot featured Ed Asner and was supported by numerous celebrities including Kenny Loggins who donated his award winning song, “Conviction of the Heart”.

As an actress and member of the Screen Actors Guild since 1979, Sedena has appeared in a number of feature films, television pilots and series and theater productions as well as numerous national and local commercials. She produced and acted in the “well received” theatrical production, “An Evening with Lanford Wilson” in Hollywood. She produced “The Shakespeare Circle”, for cable television and performed for two years with The Los Angeles Shakespeare Circle as a founding troupe member.

As a writer, her books include work on motivation, personal and organizational development, self-empowerment and Energy management: “Say Yes to Change” and two upcoming books, “Lessons from our Fathers & Mothers” and “Say Yes To Life”. Her book, “The Portable Self Enhancement Program” is the culmination of years of personal discovery and practice. This highly effective, easy to use program incorporates powerful martial arts-based exercises and other valuable skills that vitalize, balance and empower individuals physically emotionally and spiritually. This book is the accompaniment to the Self Enhancement Retreats for Women and is utilized in her public personal empowerment workshops and lectures.

Lastly there is a new children’s book entitles “Everything is Exactly the Way It Should Be”, which promises to be the beginning of a series of inspirational books for children.

In addition to her other accomplishments, she served on the nominating committee for the Screen Actors Guild Awards, is a member of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, A member of NAFE and NAWBO, The Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators, The Society of Southwestern Authors and The national Museum of Women’s History in Washington, DC. She is a volunteer in the Phoenix chapter of Book pals (Performing Artists for Literacy in Schools) and actively supports a number of charities that focus on women at risk and Native American issues.

George and Sedena reside in Fountain Hills, Arizona. They are business partners as well as co-authors of “Say Yes To Change”, “Say Yes to Life” and “Lessons From Our Fathers and Mothers”.

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