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Known as North America’s Achievement Expert and considered by many to be the modern day Napoleon Hill, Douglas Vermeeren is and rated as one of the top motivational speakers in the world. Doug has interviewed and coached more than 400 of the world’s top achievers - including people like Frank Maguire one of the four founders of FEDEX, to Kelly Hrudey goalie of the New York Islanders, LA Kings, New Jersey Devils and host of Hockey Night in Canada, to Hollywood power like actress Louie Anderson, Anthony Daniels (C3P0 from Star Wars) and James Bond Villain - Jaws, Richard Kiel.

Doug recently returned from a year in China where he was the first North American to ever be invited to speak to the Chinese Political party in communist China on motivation and achievement. While there the Wu Zhai University awarded him the distinction of visiting professor.

Doug has written multiple books and articles, several have become best sellers. He has also been translated in more than 22 languages worldwide.

Doug is also the producer behind the personal development phenomenon The Opus. Critics and audiences are calling this film the follow up to the hit film The Secret. It features the return of many of the cast from the previous film and answers the important questions of how you can create a life of success and happiness.

Doug's most recent project is an amazing new film, The Gratitude Experiment.

Doug currently coaches many top celebrities and business leaders.

For more information, please visit douglasvermeeren.com

Today’s Brilliance from Doug Vermeeren

As I have had the opportunity to study more than 400 of the world's top achievers I have found a single interesting key to creating greater productivity and success in all areas of life. It begins with our neurotransmitters. Thoughts move through our brain over a pathway that begins with a neuron, then crosses a bridge called a synapse and is received ultimately by a receptor called a dendrite. Neurotransmitters send signals over the synaptic bridge between neurons and dendrites. This is the exact place where the critical thing happens. The information in the thought either makes the jump over…

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