International best-selling author of, "I Alone! Mastering Life's Seven Principles," Ari is a powerful and engaging speaker and rivets the audience with masterful storytelling, his honed wit, and his keen eye on life. A journey in personal development like no other! Ari has spent the last 20 years honing his skills in personal development (trained by the best coaches in the world) and with his own teachings and philosophies, has helped inspire thousands overcoming life's stumbling blocks, and how to be better in all areas of your life as a servant leader. He gives you the tools needed to sharpen your mental axe for success! Results are immediate and ARE typical!
Ari was the keynote speaker for our annual convention. We are so happy we chose him. Our attendees were engaged the whole time and were wanting more even after he finished. Ari sold some books after his talk and I honestly didn't think our group would buy any, but to my surprise they were buying multiple copies! If you are looking for a keynote speaker Ari is a great choice.
Ari immediately engaged our audience delivering a powerful message tailored just for our intimate group. In just minutes, our quiet group was interactive, focused, energized, and taking notes. Ari’s passion for helping others, both personally and professionally, shines through in his captivating message. You will leave his session with “nuggets” of determination, change, and success that you can apply to any life situation.
I was invited to this event and couldn't wait to see what it would all entail. To make a long story short I did not want it to end. Ari's knowledge, motivation and BIG heart made me realize to always think positive and never stop dreaming no matter what other's think. I can't wait for the next event and the next!
When I signed up for this workshop, I didn't know what to expect. I had never attended anything like it. Ari was entertaining and insightful. His knowledge and viewpoints hit home, and they enabled me to make meaningful changes to the way I looked at my career, family, and life.
Response from Aristides Priakos:
You are too kind Arlena. It is an honor seeing you grow and develop as a person. I am so glad to have had an impact on you. Thank you for your most kind words. God Bless.
Price Range: Contact for fees
Gig Length: 60 - 360 minutes
Languages: English, Greek And A Little French
Unions: SAG, AFTRA
What to Expect
Your coach for the event is Aristides Priakos, or Ari, as his friends call him. He has spent the last 20 years as a student of personal development, and has studied with some of the greatest success coaches in the world. Ari has spent years developing his own series that he now calls, “LifeForce into the WorkForce”
He has honed his personal and people skills, from his background as an investment banker, an entrepreneur and a philanthropist, giving you a unique perspective on life through his eyes. He understands the operational
side of companies extremely well, built huge teams in business and network marketing, is a published and best selling author of "The Reference Point," (Amazon, Kindle & B&N) , a highly successful businessman, and was a top producer at every company he worked for. This workshop is specifically designed and developed for corporations and their employees and management. From the CEO, to the personal greeter at your door, you will be equipped with the emotional tools to become more productive and improve all areas of your life at work, and at home.
International Best Selling Author of, "I Alone! Mastering Life's Seven Principles," and "The Reference Point" (Amazon, Kindle, Barnes & Noble) Business & Training Background History
Aristides Priakos, or Ari as his friends call him, has business in his blood. He
has worked with some of the biggest names in the financial services industry,
and was a bond trader and investment banker for most of his business career.
He now divides his time between speaking engagements, being an
entrepreneur, and his philanthropic endeavors.
Previously involved with some of the largest network marketing companies in
the world, he started on a path of personal development almost twenty years
ago, and has been studying with some of the best success coaches in world,
honing his skills. He states, “In this continuing journey, I have learned much
about life, love and people. When I do trainings for corporations, or during
one of my seminars, I tell people that the greatest teachers in the world are also
the best students”
Ari has a natural ability to reach individuals on a very deep and personal level,
and has developed a very specific set of emotional tools, to help people in all
areas of their lives. The “references points” are the keys and the most
important elements of how we affect each others lives personally, socially and
professionally. The one thing we must change first is ourselves. Ari says, “We
are here to serve others. When we understand how to serve, and can teach
others to do the same, that is the reward, and the prize in life. It is the most
fulfilling thing I have ever done, and I am always learning.”
Ari now resides in San Antonio, Texas, when not traveling for speaking
engagements, or in the Caribbean, enjoying the sand and beach.
Business Career/Awards/Achievements/Best Selling Author
• Investment Banker managing multi-billion dollar portfolio to Wall St.
• Top producer Mortgage Banking Industry/Texas Top tier percentile of all
lenders in USA/ WOAI-AM Radio Personality for weekly investment/Real
• Corporate & Personal Development Trainer and Success Coach
• Achievement Award Winner for The Entrepreneurs Association
• Guest Speaker for the realtors association of San Antonio, TX, San
Francisco, CA, Sacramento, CA and San Jose, CA
• Company Trainer, Director Level, Award winner, #10 in the world in
recruiting in over 20 countries with Travel Company
• Training Events & Public appearances: Las Vegas, NV, San Antonio, San
Francisco, CA, Los Angeles TX, Houston, TX.
• Company/Corporate Trainer, Director Level and award winner for Pre-
Paid Legal, LLC--former NYSE listed company/Los Angeles, CA
Sacramento, CA, San Francisco, CA and Las Vegas, NV. Hundreds of
personal appearances and trainings.
• Actor/Comedian/Theater Production (television and stage resume
available on request) NBC Television/Universal Studios/M.O.W. (Movies
of the Week) SAG/AFTRA
• Headline Act in Stand-up comedy in Las Vegas, Chicago, Los Angeles and
throughout the United States
Books, Articles & Publications;
Author "I, Alone" Mastering the Seven Principals"
© 2015 - all rights reserved
“The Reference Point”
© 2013 -all rights reserved
On Amazon, Kindle, NOOK, Barnes & Noble and all major bookstores.
Additional Booking Notes
Raised stage or platform, projector and screen needed for videos and presentation
wireless headset (or can provide)