Jan Phillips is a visionary thought leader, award-winning author and dynamic speaker. She teaches individuals and organizations to ignite their original thinking and capitalize on their diverse strengths to achieve success while being a force for good in the world.
Jan is known worldwide for her keynote speaking, workshops and multimedia video presentations. She creates a unique multi-sensory experience, weaving humor, storytelling, captivating imagery, and music to inspire and ignite insights for life-changing action. Jan shows people how to access their wisdom, activate their own creative energy and communicate with passion and power.
Jan is one of the founders and principal members of the 9th Element Group, an organization dedicated to promoting thought leadership by providing compelling keynote speakers, educational programs, products, workshops and seminars. Her own quest has led her into and out of a religious community, across the U.S. on a Honda motorcycle, and around the world on a one-woman peace pilgrimage. Blending east and west, art and activism, reflection and ritual, Jan’s transformational presentations inspire consciousness and commitment.
Jan is the author of The Art of Original Thinking : The Making of a Thought Leader, winner of the 2007 Allbooks Review Editors Choice Award, finalist in ForeWord Magazine's Book of the Year Award, and finalist for USABookNews.com's Best Books Award. She is also author of Marry Your Muse (winner of the Benjamin Franklin Award), Divining the Body (Spirituality and Health's Best Spiritual Books for 2006 Award), God Is at Eye Level: Photography as a Healing Art, A Waist Is a Terrible Thing to Mind, and Making Peace: One Woman's Journey Around the World. Sounds True Audio has produced her Marry Your Muse workshop and she has released a CD of her own original music, All the Way to Heaven.