About Bryant McGill
Author, Speaker, Activist and Global Citizen
Bryant McGill is a best-selling author, speaker and activist in the fields of self-development, personal freedom and human rights. He is an iconic personality and cultural critic, whose prolific writings have reached millions of people and appeared in thousands of works by other authors, educators and social leaders. His writings and small aphorisms have been published in over 180 books and translated into 15 languages by publishers such as Simon and Schuster, Random House, HarperCollins, Wiley, McGraw Hill, For Dummies and Writer's Digest. McGill was the front-page cover story of the WALL STREET JOURNAL, and was listed as, "one of the greatest leaders, writers and thinkers of all time." in Inc. Magazine. In an official Congressional commendation, the nation's leaders applauded McGill's, "highly commendable life's work," as an Ambassador of Goodwill and founder of the Nobel Peace Prize nominated, Goodwill Treaty for World Peace. Bryant is a sought after speaker who has delivered speeches with diverse groups, from the Los Angeles Mayor's Office and Chief of the LAPD, to the United Nations, with Dr. Gandhi, Grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, and the UN Secretary General for Disarmament Affairs.
As a coaching and positive psychology thought-leader, McGill's simple writings have been endorsed by the former president of the American Psychological Association. His writings have appeared in publications such as Psychology Today, in peer-reviewed psychology journals, and in Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen. McGill's works have been referenced and published by educational authorities such as the dean of NYU School of Medicine, Dartmouth University, The George Lucas Educational Foundation, and have been implemented into a campus installation at Bangkok University. His writings are regularly used in the curriculum at the university level and have received positive reviews from professors at Columbia, Stanford and NYU.
McGill is on a quest to prove that life is still beautiful, and that all people have the power to have a better life and world — NOW. References | Photos
The only hope of transforming the world from the 'tsunami of violence' is for each of us to Become the Change We Wish To See in the World. Bryant McGill shows us the way.
— Dr. Arun M. Gandhi, Grandson of Mahatma Gandhi
Strong, wonderful words and thoughts!
— Michael Douglas, Film Legend & Humanitarian
Bryant McGill is a caring, global citizen with a world-view of confronting the hard issues. Bryant is a dynamic change agent you should know!
— Ruth Messinger, President of American Jewish World Service
Beautiful simple reminders…
— Paulo Coelho, New York Times Best-Selling Author
Bryant McGill is a creative innovator and unconventional change agent. He is making a difference in the world through his positive social media presence. Bryant is a master of long-range strategy with a powerful story. I applaud his commitment to positive change.
— Guy Kawasaki
Former Apple Chief Evangelist, Google Advisor and New York Times Best-Selling Author
Where to find Him
Bryant's writings, aphorisms and "Simple Reminders" can also be found on-line at About.com, WashingtonPost.com, OriginMagazine.com, HuffingtonPost.com, Inc.com, PositivelyPositive.com, Values.com, Lifebyme.com, TinyBuddha.com, DailyGood.org, TheDailyLove.com (as seen on Oprah's Super Soul Sunday), PsychologyToday.com, MindBodyGreen.com, Lifehack.org, Upworthy.com, Edutopia.org, Alltop.com and Examiner.com.
Bryant is partnered with GBI, and together they are taking his inspirational message of POSSIBILITY to international audiences, along side the world's most recognized industry-leading experts. Bryant currently runs a life, health and wealth consultancy in Beverly Hills. He sits on the advisory board of Spearhead Capital's humanitarian initiatives fund in Victoria, Mah', Seychelles. His primary developing initiatives are PeacePrize.com, GoodwillTreaty.org, SimpleReminders.com, WordChirp.com and PeopleLinking.com.
Poet, Communicator and Linguist
Bryant has had a fascination with communications, words, language (including programming) and linguistics for the majority of his life. McGill is the editor and author of the McGill English Dictionary of Rhyme as featured in Smart Computing Magazine. He was also the author of Poet's Muse: Associative Reference for Writer's Block, and Living Language: Proximal Frequency Research Reference. His writings and award-winning language tools are used as part of the curriculum at the university level, and by numerous Grammy-winning and Multi-Platinum recording artists. He is a classically-trained poet who received private tutelage, mentorship and encouragement from the protege and friend of English-born American writer W.H. Auden, and from American Academy of Arts and Letters inductee and founding Editor of the Paris Review, the late George Plimpton. Later in his life he studied and traveled for a number of years with Dr. Allan W. Eckert, an Emmy Award winning, seven-time Pulitzer Prize nominated author. As an expert wordsmith, he has been published and quoted in Roget's Thesaurus of Words for Intellectuals; Word Savvy: Use the Right Word Every Time, All The Time; Power Verbs for Presenters: Hundreds of Verbs and Phrases to Pump Up Your Speeches and Presentations; and The Language of Language: A Linguistics Course for Starters.