Staff Development: Talking Teens & Mental Health

When the phone rings or I get an email from a school community requesting me to come and speak to students about teen mental health awareness or suicide prevention, I get excited. For more than two decades, I’ve been speaking in the educational market – talking to teens about leadership, character, self-esteem, mental health and […]

Drilling Down on The BOOM 28-Day Boot Camp: Day 18

  For those of you who might be new to this blog or to The BOOM Podcast, Jeff Yalden is the author of the Amazon bestseller, BOOM! One Word to Inspire Action, Deliver Rewards, and Positively Affect Your Life Every Day.  Yalden is and has been a top youth motivational and mental health speaker for […]

Jeff Yalden’s 28-Day BOOM Boot Camp Overview – Week Four

We hope you have not been skipping ahead. Motivational speaker and Amazon bestselling author Jeff Yalden has been laying out the principles in his brand-new workbook, The BOOM 28 Day Boot Camp: Creating a Life of Success. Find Motivation. Crush Goals. Overcome Obstacles. Live with Purpose. This BOOM Boot Camp adheres to the material in […]

Jeff Yalden’s BOOM Podcast: Dealing with Resentment and Anger

For this, the eighth episode of motivational speaker and Amazon bestselling author Jeff Yalden’s BOOM Podcast, he decided to once again speak from the heart – this time about something that had been weighing on his heart: Dealing with resentment and anger. Yalden makes no bones about being very open and honest when it comes […]

Jeff Yalden Welcomes Lona Sargent to The BOOM Podcast

In episode 6 of The BOOM Podcast, speaker and Amazon bestselling author Jeff Yalden welcomes certified personal trainer, health coach and fitness model Lona Sargent. Sargent spoke with Jeff from her home in Delray Beach, Florida, where after some struggles and personal revelations, her career is now thriving.   Yalden and Sargent share a connection, […]

Jeff Yalden Returns to National Student Council Conference

On June 27, youth motivational speaker and author Jeff Yalden was one of the showcase speakers at the National Association of Student Councils’ [NASC] 2017 national conference in Derry, New Hampshire. The three-day conference [June 26-28] was hosted by Pinkerton Academy, a secondary school serving more than 3000 students, and making it easily the largest […]

BOOM Podcast Episode 5: Jeff Yalden From the Heart

Instead of interviewing somebody for episode 5 of The BOOM Podcast, speaker and Amazon bestselling author Jeff Yalden reflected on his experience of participating in the Dirty Myrtle Mud Run in Myrtle Beach, S.C. last month – and weighing on his heart was a message he wanted to share, the essence of what the BOOM […]

The Jeff Yalden BOOM Podcast Episode 4: Jake Ballentine

“What’s wrong is always available, but so it what’s right – and if we focus on what’s right, we’re going to find more of it.” – Jake Ballentine The BOOM Podcast is an opportunity for author Jeff Yalden to drill down on the principles in his book, BOOM! One Word to Instantly Inspire Action, Deliver […]

Jeff Yalden’s BOOM Podcast Episode 3: Richie Contartesi

Many know Michael Oher from his football career – he now plays offensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers – and from the Oscar-winning film, The Blind Side. At 6’ 4” and 315 pounds, he’s hard to miss. For Oher, it all started at Ole Miss – The University of Mississippi – and its legendary NCAA […]

BOOM! Yalden Book Launches Sunday

This Sunday, the BOOM is going to drop, and author Jeff Yalden couldn’t be more stoked. Yalden’s brand new book, BOOM! One Word to Instantly Inspire Action, Deliver Rewards, and Positively Affect Your Life Every Day! is set for release on Kindle, in paperback and as an audiobook this Sunday, May 28. Part of Yalden’s […]