“People en Español” chooses Ismael Cala as one of the most influential...

“People en Español” chooses Ismael Cala as one of the most influential people in 2016

In its assessment, North American magazine says: "With his Youtube programs and his book "La vida es una piñata' [Life is a piñata], the Cuban communicator shares edifying messages".


MIAMI, Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The best-selling author, life strategist and communicator Ismael Cala, was chosen as one of the most influential people in 2016, according to North American magazine “People en Español”.

Cala appears alongside known communicators and celebrities such as Jessica Alba, Jorge Ramos, José Díaz-Balart, Ana María Polo, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Don Francisco and América Ferrera, among others.

In Cala’s assessment, “People en Español” says: “With hisYoutube programs and his book “La vida es una piñata’, the Cuban shares edifying messages”.

“I very humbly appreciate that People en Español editors thought of me, in a year that was so crucial for me, starting a new personal cycle and with the mission and commitment to continue impacting lives. On behalf of my team at Cala Enterprises and Ismael Cala Foundation, this recognition commits us to continue awakening awareness,” said Ismael from Roatán (Honduras), where he is celebrating ‘Cala Encuentros’ event.

The best-selling author finishes a year of huge publishing success, enormous conferences in cities of the continent, and “travel with purpose” to various destinations throughout the world. For 2017, he is already preparing an intense agenda, with events such as La Montaña Azul (Costa Rica), CalaMundos (India and Israel), En Cuerpo y Alma (Riviera Maya) and Maestría de Vida (Panamá), among others.

In addition, in the middle of the year he will present a product for personal transformation called the Cala Method of Life, which will also be the name of his 2017 tour. In January, Cala will launch his annual agenda of master classes (webinars), whose general theme will be “The path of abundance”, with 12 stations (one per month) to achieve a full and productive life.


Life strategy and human development, best-selling author and international conference presenter. For more than five years, he presented the show CALA, at prime time on CNN en Español.

He is currently considered to be one of the most important communicators on the continent, and his message of social entrepreneurship, mindfulness and well-being is a reference for millions of people who follow his work in books, seminars, workshops and conferences throughout all of Latin America. Cala has traveled through more than 25 countries, and has impacted hundreds of thousands of people with his message.

He is currently an official collaborator on the program “Awaken America,” for the Univisión chain, and he writes a weekly column for more than 50 publications in Latin America and the United States. “The New York Times” has called him “the Latin Larry King.”

Author of the best sellers “La vida es una piñata [Life is a piñata],” “El analfabeto emocional [The emotional illiterate],” “El poder de escuchar [The power of listening],” “Un buen hijo de P… [A real son of a B],” and “El secreto del bamboo [The secret of bamboo],” Cala was born in Santiago de Cuba (1969) and has a degree in Art History from Universidad de Oriente. He is coauthor of the book “Beat the curve,” with Brian Tracy. He graduated from the School of Communication at the University of York in Toronto, and has a Seneca diploma in Television Production. He has worked with grand masters such as Deepak Chopra and John C. Maxwell, and has trained with coaches such as Tony Robbins and Miguel Ruiz. Cala belongs to a group of collaborating professors at Atlantis University and Next University. Visit: http://www.ismaelcala.com/

“People en Español” chooses Ismael Cala as one of the most influential people in 2016