Gerri Asbury Co-Authors Best-Selling Book “Leo Learns About Life” with Jack Canfield and Receives EXPY® Award

Master Wordsmith Gerri Asbury was recognized for her contribution to the book “Leo Learns About Life” with a Writer EXPY® Award

Cleveland, Ohio –August 9, 2019 – Speech Language Pathologist, Motivational Speaker, and Master Wordsmith Gerri Asbury was awarded a Writer EXPY® from the National Association of Experts, Writers and Speakers®. Ms. Asbury received the award due to her contribution to the book Leo Learns About Life. In this children’s anthology, Ms. Asbury teamed up with other successful professionals, including Jack Canfield, to compile a selection of short stories designed to teach children invaluable lessons that will benefit them throughout their lives.

The National Association of Experts, Writers and Speakers® was founded to honor experts for their contribution to education, enlightenment, and business. Ms. Asbury was invited to attend the 5th Annual EXPY® Awards, in which three different award categories were presented: Writer, Speaker, and Media and Communications. The Association was pleased to highlight Ms. Asbury’s commitment to those core values and her willingness to share her knowledge with others through the written word with a Writer EXPY®.

Leo Learns About Life was published by CelebrityPress® and is currently available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble and other major online book retailers. A portion of the royalties earned from Leo Learns About Life will be given to Entrepreneur’s International Foundation, a not for profit organization dedicated to creating awareness for charitable causes. Ms. Asbury’s short story in Leo Learns About Life is entitled “Leo Finds His Self-Confidence,” and is designed to teach and inspire children to find their phenomenal abilities within and assert their own self-confidence.


About Gerri Asbury

Geraldine Asbury, M.A., CCC-SLP, is a licensed Speech Language Pathologist, nationally certified member of the American Speech Hearing Association (ASHA) and a motivational speaker. For the past 35 years as a Communication Specialist, she has dedicated her life to helping people develop their language skills to empower and support their individual needs and dreams. Currently, she presents FRESHTHINKING workshops to social groups and businesses. Gerri is fascinated with the scientific philosophies of energy and psychology and relies on both to sustain balance and harmony in her own daily life. In 2015, Gerri started integrating guided meditation paired with evidence-based Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) techniques to assist clients in reframing their thoughts and releasing limiting beliefs. NLP is an extremely effective language strategy to improve memory and executive brain functions.

Gerri is a Master Wordsmith and published author. She enjoys using her WORDPOWER skills to design original acronym programs and creates daily messages that calm the mind and soothe the soul. Gerri’s GEMS (Gerri’s Expressions, Mantras & Slogans) can be used by clients of all ages to refocus their energy and uplift their moods. Daily reading of

POW (Positive Optimistic Words) can boost self-acceptance and start the day with hope and LOVE (Lift Our Vibrational Energy). Gerri notes that the number one benefit of teaching other people to focus their MINDS (Mentally Imagine New Directions & Soar) is the courage she has gained in pursuing her own dreams of writing and publishing. She believes an open mind is all that is needed to begin a new adventure and co-create your STORY (Start Today Openly Reassure Yourself). Say, “YES!!” (You Educate Society) “Life is WILD” (World Invites Living Dreams).

As a Celebrity Expert® in self-confidence, Gerri shares the key to connecting with your inner STAR (Strengths, Talents, Abilities, & Resources). Her current mission is to expand her services to incorporate online technology to help more people THRIVE (Trust Heart, Reconnect, Ignite Vibrant Expression) with a 30-day challenge called “The ASBURY Program: Achieve Success Breakthroughs & Unleash Radiant You.” Each one of us is on a sacred mission to find and build our SELF-CONFIDENCE (Spirit’s Eternal Life Force-Claim Ownership, Nurture Feelings, Identity, Dreams, Emotions, Never-ending Compassion & Exuberance). Gerri believes in the sacred birthright of JOY (Journey Of You). According to Dale Carnegie, “The sweetest sound in any language is the sound of your name.” Consequently, parents lovingly choose the perfect name for each newborn.

All words carry unique vibrational frequencies and personal names can fuel loving bonds and nurturing energy. Self-Confidence and knowing who we are can be empowering strengths when life feels hard. Remember to turn inward and rely on your GIFTS (Great Imagination, Fabulous Talents, & Skills) to reclaim your JOY!

Connect with Geraldine Asbury to rediscover your STAR qualities at:

About The National Association of Experts, Writers & Speakers®

The National Association of Experts, Writers & Speakers® (NAEWS) was founded to honor entrepreneurs and professionals around the world for their contribution to education, enlightenment and the advancement of business. This organization was created to help people come together and uncover the secrets of the world’s top experts, writers and speakers in order to attain a higher level of success. By providing information, strategies and networking opportunities, the National Association of Experts, Writers & Speakers® enables creative and knowledgeable people to build on their talents to achieve even more personal and professional success.


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Dicks + Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency®