Les Brown: Biography highlights
As one of the world’s most renowned motivational speakers, Les Brown is a dynamic personality and highly-sought-after resource in business and professional circles for Fortune 500 CEOs, small business owners, non-profit and community leaders from all sectors of society looking to expand opportunity. For three decades he has not only studied the science of achievement, he’s mastered it by interviewing hundreds of successful business leaders and collaborating with them in the boardroom translating theory into bottom-line results for his clients.
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Mobil Oil Corporation
"Your ability to weave our corporate goals into your presentation helped our Mobil dealers and distributors relate, comprehend and enroll in our vision to be the number one company in the petroleum industry."
A true motivator and the best speaker our company has presented to our agency force. We wanted to break new records and set new heights in our sales and that's exactly what Les Brown brought into our agency force!
Your energy, warmth and humor were infectious and your can-do message was right on target.
It is amazing what changes occur when members of our system have the insight of someone who has truly lived his dreams and still knows how to practice what he preaches.
General Motors Acceptance Corporation
Your motivating meeting really hit home with our attendees. I know we have 'hungry' F&I managers across the country inspired to strive toward new levels of achievement.
Les's speaking topics
Develop A Larger Vision Of Yourself
Brown reminds his audiences that they have abilities, talents and strengths they haven't even begun to reach for — and if they don't they'll live to regret it. "We have always had leaders who say, 'I will do this for you.'" he explains. "What we have not done is turn people on to themselves, turn people on to the unlimited power they have within themselves."
Act The Way You Want To Be And Soon You'll Be The Way You Act
Set a goal and believe that goal is possible. Brown says the key is to work on developing yourself — to develop a personal vision. Early in his career, Brown's dream was to be a disc jockey. So he began listening to the radio religiously, practicing techniques and mimicking announcers. Soon he got a job as a janitor in a radio station in Columbus, Ohio, and worked his way up to become a deejay and eventually a broadcast manager and commentator. "You've go to start thinking of yourself in the future and see yourself there," Brown insists.
Practice Doesn't Make Perfect It Makes Improvement
"We'll never hit a state of perfection, but we're always practicing improvement," Brown says.
You've Got To Be Hungry
Brown says the main force behind his own success was his hunger to learn and passion to push himself. "If you want to make it in life, you've got to be fearless and unstoppable. You've got to make up your mind that nobody is going to stop you."