Find a purpose that you can give your life to.
Lani Bernard is an Inspirational Speaker, and is considered by many to be an leader in the field of positive transformation.
She holds degrees in NLP, Hypnotherapy, Gemology, and Ornamental Horticulture, with extensive training in the performing arts.
Lani was nominated and awarded with the prestigious “Global Women’s Outstanding Leadership Award” Presented to her by The Women’s Information Network (The WIN). WIN’S mission is to share the voices of women leaders at the community, national, and international levels worldwide. She was presented with the award being someone who exemplifies strong leadership skills and who has served in leadership roles throughout her live strengthening women, families, and the local community in profoundly significant ways.
She received accolades and awarded by the Governor of Hawaii for the work she did as the executive director of “The First Night Festival Series” on the islands of Oahu & Maui, which drew over 250,000 on Oahu and over 7,000 people in attendance on Maui. The event was noted to have saved lives and brought families together.
As a humanitarian she has also has helped to raise over 5 millions of dollars for various charitable organizations, which in turn has helped to feed and educate underprivileged children, youth and young adults around the world.
On the Advisory Board of a multi-million-dollar organization called “Well Being International” an organization that fosters inspiration, nurtures social diversity, social harmony, responsible economic growth and ecological balance.
She was also the Executive Director for the non-profit organization The Hamakua Ecology Center a highly successful state of the art environmental research center and educational transformational retreat facility. She catapulted the organization into the global market place, spearheading the entire project single-handedly. She facilitated all community outreach programs, concerts, festivals and educational curriculum.
She also developed valuable networks and lead workshops with elite organizations like the Harvard, Cornell and Stanford Universities as well as the Earl Balkan Foundation, Five Mountain, Kohala Center and The Nature Conservancy.
Through her efforts the project received national media attention in popular publications like: Martha Stewart Gardens, National Geographic Traveler, Sunset Magazine, Conde Nast, and the in-flight magazines of United Airlines, Aloha Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines. Television accolades include PBS and America One Television.
She also worked with the prestigious humanitarian organization “World Hunger” co-producing a nationally publicized event that included such luminaries as Roseanne Barr & William Shatner. Needless to say, it received rave reviews and raised funding to support World Hunger’s global outreach programs.
As a inspirational speaker and musician she has shared the stage with such luminaries as New York Times Best Selling Author’s Wayne Dyer, Harold Bloomfield and Ram das.
She is also one of the founding member of the non-profit humanitarian 5013c organization that is dedicated to positive transformation, inspiration and empowerment thought entertainment and the arts. The advisory board is made up of the likes of such luminaries as internationally renown multiple Grammy Award Winning Producer Michael Narada Walden, New York Times Best Selling Author Dr. Harold Bloomfield and Grammy Winning Composer David Darling and the late great Wayne Dyer.
Where did the idea for your company come from?
A divine visitation
What does your typical day look like and how do you make it productive?
Prayer, Gratitude, Focus, Purpose, Giving Kindness to others and compassion.
Driven to do greater good in the world
How do you bring ideas to life?
Tune In be open and work hard and smart
What’s one trend that excites you?
Mind recalibrate based on the work of Kwik
What is one habit of yours that makes you more productive as an entrepreneur?
What advice would you give your younger self?
Have faith it will all work out, Gods in control.
Tell us something that’s true that almost nobody agrees with you on.
We are here but a brief moment in time, do a good job and go home to Heaven.
As an entrepreneur, what is the one thing you do over and over and recommend everyone else do?
Every day work on the dream even if it is just for five minutes
What is one strategy that has helped you grow your business?
What is one failure you had as an entrepreneur, and how did you overcome it?
Working and trusting the wrong people who stole thousands then made me the bad guy even after we won a judgement and restitution from them.
Staying strong, saying lots of prayers and finding a solution.
What is one business idea that you’re willing to give away to our readers?
Find a purpose that you can give your life to, the best is God.
What is the best $100 you recently spent? What and why?
Giving it away to a charity that helps millions to find happiness in life.
What is one piece of software or a web service that helps you be productive?
What is the one book that you recommend our community should read and why?
Any book about God that you resonate with that helps you become a better human being, more compassionate. more giving and more caring.
What is your favorite quote?
All for God – Mother Theresa
- All for God
- Have a Purpose Driven life
- Associate with those who are more advance than yourself whenever possible
- Find and hang out with good mentors
- Find a great way to train your brain to have greater self control.
Steve (Stefan) Junge hails from Germany and helps with the day-to-day publishing of interviews on IdeaMensch. While he and Mario don’t share a favorite soccer club, their enthusiasm to help entrepreneurs is a shared passion.