Calculations Talk Show

Calculations Talk Show – Interview with Ivan Thomas


November 17, 2021 (Calculations Talk Show)

Gary Johnson interviewed businessman, author and publicist Ivan Thomas to learn more about his businesses and how he has managed to grapple with the “ups and downs” of life.  To learn more about Ivan, watch this interview and scroll down and read more about him.

Atlanta, GA  – Over the last decade, Ivan Thomas has emerged as a powerful force within business, lifestyle and entertainment, elevating the public images of celebrities and big companies, as well as catapulting unknown entrepreneurs from obscurity into the spotlight.

Born in Washington, D.C and raised in Chicago, this high-flying serial entrepreneur, celebrity publicist and speaker believes in thinking and acting BIG – which has allowed him to experience extraordinary success working with many of the nation’s most prominent individuals and companies within business, entertainment, healthcare, education and social justice.

An owner of three businesses, Ivan is most notably the President and CEO of Intrigue Media Group, a strategic communications company in the Atlanta area that specializes in PR and Brand / Reputation Management. Extremely passionate about entrepreneurship, community and helping people to achieve their goals, the married father of three enjoys educating small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs how to live the best life – one where they enjoy massive personal and professional success.

He is often found on a red carpet somewhere, or at a TV or radio station with a client. However, the Atlanta-based celebrity publicist and rising mogul, known as “Mr. Defy Gravity”, or simply “Ivan the Great”, has now taken his talents into another lane – as an international motivational speaker, and author of the book Defy Gravity: Unleashing Your Greatness Within.

“The message behind Defy Gravity is that in this life, we all have challenges, adversity and disappointments that, if we allow them, will keep us from our destinies,” Thomas said. “I wrote a no-nonsense book that shows people what they can achieve when they throw away the excuses, take ownership, reclaim their power and go out and relentlessly hunt their dreams. I want the aspiring entrepreneur with doubters and haters in his ear to cut ties with the negativity and launch his business. I want the woman who has been talking about writing a book for 10 years to stop being scared, stop procrastinating and share her story. I want the small business owner to stop thinking small and think like a millionaire mogul. It’s all about motivation and inspiring people to take action.”

Defy Gravity: Unleashing Your Greatness Within is available at  To learn about Ivan Thomas and Intrigue Media Group, visit You can also follow him on Instagram at @ivanth3great.


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