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Dana LaMon is an internationally-known motivational speaker and author who has inspired individuals and audiences from Australia, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Thailand, South Africa, Botswana, Canada, and over thirty-five states of the U.S. He has been a professional speaker since 1991. He earned the distinction of World Champion of Public Speaking in 1992 from Toastmasters International. In 1993, Toastmasters added to his honors the Accredited Speaker designation, an accolade given to fewer than 70 Toastmasters in the organization's 92-year history.
Dana LaMon is the author of the motivational books, Making the Moment Meaningful: Creating a Path to Purpose and Fulfillment, published in 2012; The Soul's Mirror: Reflections on the Fullness of Life, published in 1997; and The Excellence Book: 104 Principles for Living and Working, published in 2000. In 2004 he published Master the Ceremonies: The Emcee's Handbook for Excellence.
Dana has been blind since age four. Growing up in Compton as one of twelve children, he now lives in Lancaster, California.
Despite Dana's visual disadvantage, he earned a bachelor of arts degree in mathematics from Yale University and a law degree from the University of Southern California. He has been a member of the California State Bar since 1978. Dana served as an Administrative Law Judge for the California Department of Social Services from 1981 to 2010.
Dana LaMon is the owner of ImageWorth, a company founded in 1991. Through this business he promotes his Principles for Meaningful Living. He gives motivational keynotes and seminars covering the topics of performance excellence, benefiting from change, personal growth, overcoming challenges, and diversity and inclusion. He speaks to audiences from corporate executives to kindergarten students and from religious congregations to prison inmates.