G. Brian Benson is a multiple award winning self-help author and filmmaker, consultant, speaker, actor, workshop facilitator, inspirational poet, finisher of over 50 triathlons (including 4 Ironman distance races), cross-country bicyclist, and someone that believes in YOU!
Brian considers himself an everyman and is very good at following his heart and listening to his intuition as it guides him to cultivate and activate his inner greatness (which comes out in many different creative ways). He feels like he was put here to be a living example for others to learn how to listen to their heart and step out of their comfort zones so that they can activate and cultivate their true inner gifts as well.
Having authored five books, (Brian's List! and the eBooks The Art of Balance, Onward and Upward, Cave Man No More! and Discover Your True Self), Benson is now completing a sixth self-improvement title, Be Yourself to Free Yourself! - The Bridge to Happiness. His first book Brian's List - 26 1/2 Easy To Use Ideas On How To Live A Fun, Balanced, Healthy Life! was the winner of a 2009 Next Generation Indie Book Award in the Self-Help category. It was also an Award-Winning Finalist in the Self-Help Motivational Category of the National Best Books 2009 Awards, sponsored by USA Book News”
In 2011 Brian finished a movie project that he wrote, produced and acted in called Guitar Man that was filmed in downtown Reno, Nevada. The movie was written by Brian with the idea of sharing the messages 'that we all have a lot in common' and 'that our true gifts reside within ourselves.' Guitar Man has been very well received...as of this writing it has been accepted to 11 movie festivals and was a winner at the Love Unlimited Film and Art Festival, won an honorable mention prize in the narrative short category at the 2011 Los Angeles Movie Awards as well as a Golden Reel Award from the Nevada Film Festival.
Brian just finished acting in the inspirational movie Seasons For Life (based on the short story The Cab Ride I'll Never Forget by Kent Nerburn). That is scheduled for release in 2013.
Brian has 4 children's books coming out in 2013 with http://childrensworldmedia.com
From having mentored hundreds of troubled young people working as a community volunteer, Benson is eternally grateful to have gained the valuable lessons of listening, patience and empathy. To raise money for charity, Brian joined a group of fellow philanthropic cyclists to ride from Seattle to Washington DC in 1996. Benson is a natural athlete who has finished over fifty triathlons, including four Ironman distance races.
A graduate of Oregon State University with a degree in Worksite Health Promotion, as well as CTA (Coach Training Alliance), Brian lives in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is also a contributor to www.toolsforagreatlife.com
"Don't be afraid to step out of your comfort zone. Chances are you are going to land quite comfortably with both feet on the ground ready to take that next step."
G. Brian Benson