The Power of Words™: Making a Difference One Person at A Timea new film from Best Selling Author, Filmmaker and the world’s top sales and management expert, Richard Tyler and award-winning journalist, Aja Vickers is now a two-time award WINNER.

Houston, TX April 2018 –  The Power of Words™: Making a Difference One Person at A Time garnered another win in a major short film competition. This second award comes from the Global Shorts International Film Competition, which features films 50 minutes in length or less. Tyler says while he expected a good reaction to the film, he did not expect this.

“Words can’t express how pleased I am to win another award for The Power of Words™: Making a Difference One Person at A Time. This is our second win,which tells me is that people are listening to the message we’re putting out and really appreciate what we are looking to do with the film.”, said Tyler.

The film features an American Sign Language teacher whose mission is to break down barriers of communication for the deaf and the hard of hearing. It is the first installment in an inspirational series titled The Power In You™. Once complete, each short film in the series will combine to create a full-length film with each segment focusing on unleashing your own Personal Power™ to create a better world around you.

Tyler directed the film. He was also the Executive Producer, creator, and starred in it. Aja Vickers was the Producer and Cinematographer. It was the first collaboration between the two. Vickers says she couldn’t be happier with the results and she never imagined the film would win one award, let alone two.

“Teaming up with Richard has really been a blessing. Every project and everything he works on radiates positivity and those are the types of things I really enjoy working on,” she said.

In the Global Shorts competition,the film won an Award of Excellence. The film previously won an Honorable Mention Award in the One-Reeler Short Film Competition, which features films under 12 minutes. Both awards are recognized by IMDb, which is the authoritative source for film.

The film is the first to come out of Tyler’s Excellence Edge™ Films Company. Given his knowledge and world-renown expertise on communication, selling, leadership and success, it was only fitting to launch the company. Tyler saw the perfect opportunity after Aja Vickers attended one of his educational seminars. They talked and after having a meeting and viewing some of Vickers’ work the two decided to collaborate on the project.

Even though this was the first film for Excellence Edge™ Films, this was not Tyler’s first foray into filmmaking. Tyler recently Executive Produced a documentary about the life of legendary Success Coach and Motivational Speaker Brian Tracy, which was released in June 2017. Tracy has consulted 1000 companies and addressed more than 5,000,000 people in 5000 talks and seminars in 76 countries. The film is titled Maximum Achievement: The Brian Tracy Story. Prior to that Richard Tyler and Brian Tracy co-authored the Best Selling book “Success Today” along with multiple leading experts from around the world. Tyler won the Editors Choice Award for his contribution.

Tyler also Produced a documentary on the life of Jack Canfield titled, The Soul Of Success: The Jack Canfield Story. The film was nominated for two Emmy’s, Direction and Cinematography. Canfield is known the world over as a co-creator of the Chicken Soup For The Soul books and products along with Mark Victor Hansen. The series of Chicken Soup books has sold almost 700 million copies worldwide. Canfield’s recent book The Success Principles is a best seller as well. Richard Tyler and Chicken Soup For The Soul co-creator, Mark Victor Hansen have collaborated recently and are featured authors in the Best Selling book “Boom!” In this book, the world’s leading entrepreneurs and professionals reveal their secrets to improving your health wealth and lifestyle. Tyler won the Editor’s Choice Award for his contribution to this Best Seller as well.

Production of the next short film in The Power In You™ series will be wrapping up soon. This installment is titled, The Power of Community™, focuses on the impact each of us can have on our community as well as the impact a community can have on the people in it. Tyler says he’s excited to release this next uplifting message and can’t wait to see what good things evolve from it.

“As I always say, “Your success tomorrow is in direct proportion to your Commitment to Excellence® today.”™ “That is what Excellence Edge™ Films is all about and those are the stories we will tell.”

About Richard Tyler:
Richard Tyler, “America’s Corporate and Entrepreneurial Business Expert™” is recognized as the world’s top sales trainer and management consultant. Richard is the CEO of Richard Tyler International, Inc.® as well as a diversified family of companies and services including Excellence Edge™ Films, Excellence Edge™ Productions, Richard Tyler Films®, Excellence Edge™ Ltd., and Richard Tyler International Technologies®.

Richard Tyler - Best Selling Author, World's Top Sales Trainer and Management ConsultantRichard Tyler, Best Selling Author, World's Top Sales Trainer and Management Consultant,  an Award Winning Filmmaker and Entrepreneur. Richard Tyler is a 2-time Best-Selling Author, a 5-time Expy® Award Winner, a 2-time Quilly® Award Winner, a 2-time Editor’s Choice Award Winner, and a C-Suite Book Club featured best-selling author. Richard is a highly acclaimed Professional Speaker and Trainer. Richard Tyler has been inducted into the National Academy of Best Selling Authors® and the National Association of Experts, Writers, and Speakers™. Richard was selected as one of America’s PremierExperts™ and his philosophies have been featured in Forbes magazine, Entrepreneur magazine, The Business Journals, Sales and Marketing Management magazine, Wealth & Financial International magazine, Acquisition International magazine, Corporate America magazine, the Houston Chronicle as well as in hundreds of articles and interviews. Richard has been seen on FOX, CBS, NBC, and ABC television affiliates,,,,,, Wall Street Journal’s,,,, as well as other major outlets.

Richard Tyler's inspirational films including  the documentaries Maximum Achievement: The Brian Tracy StoryThe Soul Of Success: The Jack Canfield Story and a series of short films, The Power In You™. All are critically acclaimed. His award winning film production companies are Excellence Edge™ Films and Richard Tyler Films®.

Richard Tyler’s two immensely popular training seminars, “Commitment to Excellence”® Sales Immersion® Program” and “Commitment to Excellence”® Leadership Mastery™ Program”, are influencing businesspeople from all rungs of the corporate ladder.

Richard Tyler’s two new books, “Success Today” with Brian Tracy and “Boom!” with Mark Victor Hansen and leading experts are international Best-Sellers.

Richard Tyler was recently recognized as the “World’s Top Sales Trainer” and Richard Tyler International’s, “Commitment to Excellence”® Sales Immersion Program®” was recognized as the “World’s Top Sales Training Program” when they received the “Award for Excellence in Sales Training” from Wealth & Finance International magazine.

As Richard says, “Remember, your success tomorrow is in direct proportion to your ‘Commitment to Excellence®’ today.™”

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About Aja Vickers:
Aja Vickers is an independent Senior Film Consultant with Richard Tyler International, Inc.® and the President of Aja Vickers Global Media and Vickers Entertainment Group. LLC.

Aja Vickers has spent more than a decade creating compelling visual content for network television, businesses, non-profits, and artists. Her love of video production and photography keeps her striving to become one of the most sought after experts in her field.

Originally from Los Angeles, California, Aja attended the University of New Mexico and University of San Francisco where she studied journalism and politics. Her internships with ABC affiliate KOAT in Albuquerque and FOX affiliate KTVU in Oakland taught her the necessary skills to become an on-air reporter and she got her first television job in 2006 at local community station TV30 near the San Francisco Bay Area. Aja started reporting, shooting, editing, writing, and producing her own segments and assisting with the production of the news program. Her success in this endeavor allowed her to become the Bureau Chief for the NBC affiliate KSNG out in Garden City, Kansas, where she won the Kansas Association of Broadcasters award for best Non-Metro Television Prime Newscast. With that success in Kansas, Aja moved to a larger media market in Tulsa, OK where she worked for the NBC affiliate KJRH. At this station she worked as a Multi-Media Journalist shooting, writing and contributing editing her own stories as well as being an on air reporter covering all areas of the news for the station. . From politics to crime, sports to tornadoes–you name it, she’s shot it, reported on it or both.

After experiencing all aspects of broadcast news, Aja decided she wanted to start her own production company and began her journey to make it a reality. Aja honed her skills in the news industry by doing thousands of different types of stories and interviews and she coupled those skills with her knack for storytelling and an ability to capture the emotion of any genre. The result is a masterful transformation of pictures and words into a powerful message for her clients. Whatever message you desire Aja can make it happen.


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