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Ismael Cala

Ismael​ ​Cala​​ ​is​ ​a​ ​life​ ​and​ ​business​ ​strategist,​ ​best-selling​ ​author,​ ​and​ ​international​ ​speaker​ ​who specializes​ ​in​ ​personal​ ​development​ ​and​ ​mindful​ ​exponential​ ​leadership.​ ​Born​ ​in​ ​Santiago​ ​de Cuba,​ ​Cala​ ​graduated​ ​with​ ​honors​ ​from​ ​both​ ​the​ ​​“Universidad​ ​de​ ​Oriente”​​ ​and​ ​​“York University”​​ ​in​ ​Toronto.​ ​He​ ​has​ ​received​ ​personalized​ ​training​ ​from​ ​renowned​ ​international leaders​ ​such​ ​as​ ​Robin​ ​Sharma,​ ​John​ ​C.​ ​Maxwell,​ ​Deepak​ ​Chopra,​ ​Brian​ ​Tracy,​ ​and​ ​Tony Robbins,​ ​and​ ​completed​ ​the​ ​Executive​ ​Program​ ​in​ ​Exponential​ ​Leadership​ ​at​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​most prestigious​ ​and​ ​advanced​ ​universities​ ​in​ ​the​ ​world,​ ​Singularity​ ​University​ ​in​ ​Silicon​ ​Valley.​ ​As the​ ​former​ ​host​ ​of​ ​​CALA​,​ ​a​ ​CNN​ ​en​ ​Español​ ​primetime​ ​talk​ ​show​ ​that​ ​reached​ ​more​ ​than​ ​46 million​ ​households​ ​in​ ​the​ ​United​ ​States​ ​and​ ​Latin​ ​America,​ ​Cala​ ​became​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​most renowned​ ​journalist​ ​and​ ​highest-ranked​ ​Hispanic​ ​speaker​ ​in​ ​the​ ​region.
The​ ​man​ ​who​ ​​The​ ​New​ ​York​ ​Times​​ ​has​ ​identified​ ​as​ ​“the​ ​Latino​ ​Larry​ ​King”​ ​continues​ ​to​ ​thrive as​ ​a​ ​writer​ ​and​ ​thought-provoking​ ​leader​ ​with​ ​articles​ ​featured​ ​in​ ​more​ ​than​ ​fifty-five publications​ ​throughout​ ​Latin​ ​America​ ​and​ ​the​ ​United​ ​States,​ ​eight​ ​best-selling​ ​books,​ ​and​ ​as​ ​the founder​ ​and​ ​president​ ​of​ ​CALA​ ​Enterprises​ ​Corporation,​ ​a​ ​content​ ​production​ ​company​ ​focused on​ ​leadership,​ ​mindfulness,​ ​productivity,​ ​and​ ​excellence​ ​as​ ​a​ ​culture.​ ​Cala​ ​has​ ​also​ ​become​ ​one of​ ​the​ ​most​ ​important​ ​contributors​ ​for​ ​Hispanic-focused​ ​projects​ ​created​ ​by​ ​global​ ​experts​ ​such as​ ​John​ ​C.​ ​Maxwell​ ​and​ ​Deepak​ ​Chopra​ ​and​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​most​ ​sought-after​ ​inspirational​ ​speakers
in​ ​Latin​ ​America​ ​and​ ​the​ ​United​ ​States,​ ​addressing​ ​more​ ​than​ ​250,000​ ​people​ ​each​ ​year. Additionally,​ ​as​ ​a​ ​corporate​ ​leader,​ ​Cala​ ​has​ ​consulted​ ​for​ ​more​ ​than​ ​400​ ​companies​ ​in​ ​the​ ​U.S. and​ ​Latin​ ​America​ ​region​ ​covering​ ​a​ ​variety​ ​of​ ​topics,​ ​including​ ​exponential​ ​mindful​ ​leadership and​ ​emotional​ ​intelligence​ ​at​ ​work.
What’s​ ​more,​ ​Cala​ ​is​ ​also​ ​the​ ​president​ ​of​ ​Ismael​ ​Cala​ ​Foundation,​​ ​​a​ ​nonprofit​ ​organization whose​ ​mission​ ​is​ ​to​ ​promote​ ​and​ ​sponsor​ ​vocational​ ​training,​ ​leadership,​ ​and​ ​emotional intelligence​ ​programs​ ​for​ ​disadvantaged​ ​children​ ​and​ ​teens​ ​throughout​ ​Latin​ ​America​ ​and​ ​within the​ ​U.S.​ ​Hispanic​ ​community.​ ​Cala’s​ ​passion,​ ​work,​ ​and​ ​contributions​ ​have​ ​led​ ​him​ ​to​ ​make​ ​an impact​ ​on​ ​countless​ ​lives​ ​in​ ​more​ ​than​ ​twenty-five​ ​countries,​ ​and​ ​he​ ​strives​ ​to​ ​continue​ ​to​ ​do​ ​so through​ ​his​ ​growing​ ​efforts​ ​to​ ​spread​ ​well-being,​ ​productivity,​ ​and​ ​excellence​ ​throughout​ ​the world.
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