Motivational Speakers

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Frank Cardile


Prof. King

There are many motivational speakers out there in the world today. Many have different motives and purposes for their doings. There are many options to chose from.

The first motivation speaker I will discuss is Eric Thomas. A high school dropout. A homeless man. And now? Probably the most passionate motivational speaker ever. If we all had as much passion as him we would be on another level. He can motivate you to another level, his speeches are intense. Thomas does not sugarcoat anything. He is nicknamed the hip-hop preacher and he is as blunt as a rapper. Thomas also talks about how it may take years to accomplish your definition of success. But, if you are truly committed to your goals and willing to make the necessary sacrifices, you will be successful. I think Eric Thomas would be very effective in a college setting because he really came from nothing and made something of himself.

And when you're in college, you're supposed to have goals set and dreams to chase. I think he would really be relatable and respected by college students.

The next motivational speaker I will discuss is Nick Vujicic. I don't know if there is a person who wouldn't get inspired while listening to Nick. Nick Vujicic was born with no arms and no legs. Yet, he is a very happy man and he lives life with joy. He is also a funny guy with a good sense of humor. And Vujicic tells jokes in his speeches and pokes fun at himself. He teaches the importance of determination and never giving up. And quitting is not in his vocabulary. He believes nothing is impossible. And Vujicic stresses the value of not focusing on what you cannot do instead focus in...