Raj works with individuals, teams, and athletes that want human performance, life, and organization development and breakthroughs, innovation, and entrepreneurial leadership in business, sports, and life.
Masters in Human Resource Development, Clemson University Bachelors Electrical Engineering, Clemson University
Experience as a human performance, life, and organizational development and breakthroughs expert for individuals, teams, and athletes in business, sports, and life.
Raj Gavurla's Bio:
Raj Gavurla came to America when he was four and a half with his mom and sister on a flight from Hyderabad, India to New York City. The first words he heard in America were dad saying, “Raju I bought candy!” Dad had a Hershey’s bar. A Hershey’s bar is still his favorite; however, he likes it with almonds. The next day they drove to Greenville, SC.
Always strong in family, faith, friends, business, and community he has had success and adversity and responded with the greatest dreams, self-empowerment, and entrepreneurial vigor.
Whether it’s nurturing, developing, building, and growing your business or winning a championship, Raj Gavurla has absolute love and passion for delivering experiential intelligent breakthroughs in human performance, life, and organizational development and breakthroughs programs for a better living and better future. His experience/expertise, examples, and authentic stories (motivating, educating, inspiring, funny) equip organizations to consistently perform experiencing intelligent breakthroughs, innovation, and entrepreneurial leadership.
Raj is the author of Your Raise The Bar Primer: Mental Performance Tools workbooks, Entrepreneurial Thinking Tools manual, Winning at Entrepreneurship, is interviewed by the media, and has written expert articles.
Make Lives Better to Live A Robust Life and Set Personal Best Records Experiencing Intelligent Breakthroughs
Trade, business, community, healthcare associations, corporations, schools, sports teams, and government use his programs, services, and products. He applies his practical leading edge performance and life breakthroughs research and process, Winning Fun Forward Performance Pyramid (Winning Fun Mental Performance Pyramid), towards your organization’s success. In addition to speaking, he coaches and advises entrepreneurs, small business owners, professionals, athletes (professional, college, high school, recreational) with his Your Raise The Bar Primer: Mental Performance Tools program, and is a strong mental health advocate. He has worked for Fortune 500 companies, mid-size, and small businesses.
Raj holds his Masters in Human Resource Development (Phi Beta Kappa, 4.0) and a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from Clemson University, has worked as an adjunct professor, consultant, engineer, model, and actor. He is involved in leadership, education, and healthcare initiatives. He is working on his experiential Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) from the National Speakers Association and experiential Certified Performance Technologist (CPT) from the International Society of Performance Improvement.
Raj is an avid reader, competitive basketball and tennis player, and runs track to support his sports and living well. He loves to attend events, spend time with family and friends, has a niece, and two nephews who amaze him.