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MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER: The Unlimited Potential Of The Human Being

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Nelson is a motivational speaker and consultant to entrepreneurs and educators. He spends his typical day organizing and speaking at conferences and seminars and meeting and advising people who come to him for counseling. He became a motivational speaker because he wants young people to realize their unlimited potential, which is a conclusion that took him a while to come to.

Job Title: Motivational Speaker
Employer: Standard Mandate International

Job Summary: Lecturer, Speaker

Job Description

Inspirational speakers use their life experiences and knowledge to talk with others and motivate them to take action or change their lives. They can have practically any background. For example, speakers may be experts in their field, have survived diseases, experienced significant life challenges or be living with disabilities. Other job titles may include Life Coach, Keynote Speaker, Motivational Speaker or Lecturer. Depending on their career, they may have college degrees, vocational licenses or other certifications.

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Part-time, Full-time, Flexible, Irregular, Varies Widely
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Office, Travel, Remote, Indoor, Home
Personal qualities
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Analytical skills, Written communication skills, Verbal communication skills, Leadership ability, Strength/stamina, People skills, Public speaking ability, Empathy, Networking

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m='16020'>I</span> <span m='16170'>wake</span> <span m='16379'>up</span> <span m='16510'>early</span> <span m='16740'>in</span> <span m='16870'>the</span> <span m='16960'>morning.</span> <span m='17630'>I</span> <span m='17780'>do</span> <span m='18110'>my</span> <span m='18370'>readings.</span> <span m='18990'>I</span> <span m='19130'>read</span> <span m='19620'>very</span> <span m='19870'>early</span> <span m='20150'>in</span> <span m='20250'>the</span> <span m='20350'>morning.</span> <span m='21500'>Then</span> <span m='23020'>I</span> <span m='23150'>do</span> <span m='23360'>a</span> <span m='23420'>walk</span> <span m='23790'>and</span> <span m='23920'>exercise</span> <span m='25340'>within</span> <span m='25700'>the</span> <span m='25770'>estate</span> <span m='26170'>that</span> <span m='26360'>I</span> <span m='26460'>live in.</span> <span m='27410'>And</span> <span m='27600'>then</span> <span m='27750'>I</span> <span m='27840'>go</span> <span m='28020'>to</span> <span m='28140'>work.</span> </p><p><span m='29210'>I</span> <span m='29500'>work</span> <span m='31070'>for</span> <span m='31250'>an</span> <span m='31460'>organization</span> <span m='32860'>created</span> <span m='33310'>by</span> <span m='33430'>myself</span> <span m='34530'>known</span> <span m='34880'>as</span> <span m='35000'>the</span> <span m='35100'>Standard</span> <span m='35520'>Mandate</span> <span m='35880'>International.</span> <span m='37570'>We</span> <span m='37720'>go</span> <span m='37930'>around</span> <span m='38250'>schools</span> <span m='39840'>to</span> <span m='39970'>do</span> <span m='40510'>a</span> <span m='40580'>couple</span> <span m='40870'>of</span> <span m='41000'>programs.</span> <span m='42040'>Sometimes</span> <span m='42570'>we</span> <span m='43010'>are</span> <span m='43330'>talking</span> <span m='43710'>to</span> <span m='43860'>teachers.</span> <span m='44410'>Sometimes</span> <span m='44670'>we</span> <span m='44930'>are</span> <span m='45140'>talking</span> <span m='45520'>to</span> <span m='45660'>high</span> <span m='45970'>school</span> <span m='46280'>students.</span> <span m='47220'>Sometimes</span> <span m='47830'>we</span> <span m='48170'>are even</span> <span m='48340'>talking</span> <span m='48680'>to</span> <span m='48790'>university</span> <span m='49530'>professors</span> <span m='51630'>on</span> <span m='51830'>how</span> <span m='52270'>best</span> <span m='52710'>to</span> <span m='52890'>run</span> <span m='54390'>education</span> <span m='55180'>and</span> <span m='55300'>how</span> <span m='55480'>best</span> <span m='56010'>to</span> <span m='56550'>do</span> <span m='56800'>whatever</span> <span m='57460'>they're</span> <span m='57710'>doing.</span> </p><p><span m='58450'>So</span> <span m='58810'>every</span> <span m='59200'>day</span> <span m='59680'>takes</span> <span m='60000'>me</span> <span m='60220'>to</span> <span m='60360'>one</span> <span m='60720'>school</span> <span m='61220'>or</span> <span m='61340'>another</span> <span m='62450'>or</span> <span m='62796'>I</span> <span m='63142'>am</span> <span m='63490'>organizing</span> <span m='64120'>a</span> <span m='64230'>conference</span> <span m='64810'>or</span> <span m='64910'>a</span> <span m='65000'>seminar</span> <span m='65590'>of</span> <span m='65710'>my</span> <span m='66290'>own.</span> <span m='66980'>Or</span> <span m='67200'>I'm</span> <span m='67440'>meeting</span> <span m='67950'>and</span> <span m='68120'>advising</span> <span m='69050'>people</span> <span m='70470'>that</span> <span m='70680'>come</span> <span m='70970'>to</span> <span m='71110'>me</span> <span m='71360'>for</span> <span m='71580'>counselling.</span> <span m='73080'>And</span> <span m='73340'>then,</span> <span m='74260'>in</span> <span m='74430'>addition</span> <span m='74860'>to</span> <span m='74970'>that,</span> <span m='75310'>I</span> <span m='75410'>take</span> <span m='75510'>good</span> <span m='75680'>care</span> <span m='75890'>of</span> <span m='75980'>my</span> <span m='76140'>wife</span> <span m='76610'>and my</span> <span m='77080'>family.</span> </p><p><span m='78530'>I</span> <span m='79100'>got</span> <span m='79330'>very</span> <span m='79580'>interested</span> <span m='80170'>in</span> <span m='80260'>motivational</span> <span m='80980'>speaking</span> <span m='81520'>because</span> <span m='82640'>I</span> <span m='82750'>discovered</span> <span m='83280'>that</span> <span m='83420'>a</span> <span m='83500'>lot</span> <span m='83700'>of</span> <span m='83800'>young</span> <span m='84110'>people</span> <span m='84790'>really</span> <span m='85060'>don't</span> <span m='85260'>know</span> <span m='85490'>what</span> <span m='85750'>to</span> <span m='85850'>do</span> <span m='85970'>with</span> <span m='86120'>their</span> <span m='86290'>lives</span> <span m='86820'>and</span> <span m='86990'>they</span> <span m='87100'>really</span> <span m='87330'>don't</span> <span m='87450'>know</span> <span m='87800'>how</span> <span m='87980'>to go</span> <span m='88190'>about</span> <span m='90350'>creating</span> <span m='91960'>a</span> <span m='92030'>successful</span> <span m='92660'>life.</span> <span m='93050'>So</span> <span m='94165'>I</span> <span m='94430'>started</span> <span m='94850'>reading,</span> <span m='95460'>and</span> <span m='96030'>I</span> <span m='96160'>started</span> <span m='96530'>reading</span> <span m='96850'>extensively</span> <span m='97820'>other</span> <span m='98350'>motivational</span> <span m='99170'>authors,</span> <span m='100110'>books</span> <span m='100830'>like</span> <span m='101180'><i>Seven</i></span> <span m='101860'><i>Habits</i></span> <span m='102190'><i>of</i></span> <span m='102330'><i>Highly</i></span> <span m='102690'><i>Effective</i></span> <span m='103170'><i>People</i></span> <span m='104180'>by</span> <span m='104490'>Stephen</span> <span m='105060'>Covey,</span> <span m='105940'>books</span> <span m='106260'>like</span> <span m='106590'><i>Awaken</i></span> <span m='106750'><i>the</i></span> <span m='107050'><i>Giant</i></span> <span m='107470'><i>Within</i></span> <span m='107780'><i>You</i></span> <span m='108410'>by</span> <span m='108790'>Anthony</span> <span m='108860'>Robbins,</span> <span m='109640'>power</span> <span m='110005'>of</span> <span m='110370'>positive</span> <span m='110800'>thinking.</span> </p><p><span m='112000'>Then</span> <span m='112150'>I</span> <span m='112240'>started</span> <span m='112540'>putting</span> <span m='112820'>all</span> <span m='113050'>these</span> <span m='113260'>pieces</span> <span m='113700'>together,</span> <span m='115210'>knowing</span> <span m='115520'>that</span> <span m='115680'>if</span> <span m='115780'>you</span> <span m='115940'>really</span> <span m='116140'>want</span> <span m='116340'>to</span> <span m='116440'>succeed</span> <span m='117220'>you</span> <span m='117380'>must</span> <span m='117740'>have</span> <span m='117995'>a</span> <span m='118250'>positive</span> <span m='118960'>mind.</span> <span m='119850'>You</span> <span m='120030'>must</span> <span m='120850'>have</span> <span m='121130'>to</span> <span m='121190'>a</span> <span m='121400'>vision.</span> <span m='121810'>You</span> <span m='121980'>must</span> <span m='122400'>have</span> <span m='122900'>perseverance.</span> <span m='124230'>You</span> <span m='124390'>most</span> <span m='124800'>really</span> <span m='125120'>know</span> <span m='125780'>that</span> <span m='126040'>it</span> <span m='126250'>takes</span> <span m='126650'>a</span> <span m='126730'>lot</span> <span m='126900'>of</span> <span m='127060'>hard</span> <span m='127340'>work</span> <span m='128139'>to</span> <span m='128300'>get</span> <span m='128560'>to</span> <span m='129060'>anywhere</span> <span m='129630'>worth</span> <span m='130000'>going</span> <span m='130400'>in life.</span> <span m='131350'>And</span> <span m='131550'>then</span> <span m='131710'>you</span> <span m='131820'>know</span> <span m='132020'>that</span> <span m='132170'>you</span> <span m='132330'>don't</span> <span m='132570'>have</span> <span m='132740'>to</span> <span m='132890'>take</span> <span m='133100'>a</span> <span m='133140'>shortcut.</span> <span m='134290'>Because</span> <span m='134620'>at</span> <span m='134730'>the</span> <span m='134810'>end</span> <span m='135060'>of</span> <span m='135160'>the</span> <span m='135260'>day,</span> <span m='135480'>every</span> <span m='135770'>shortcut</span> <span m='136110'>is</span> <span m='136530'>longer</span> <span m='137180'>on</span> <span m='137320'>the</span> <span m='137420'>long</span> <span m='137680'>run.</span> </p><p><span m='138390'>So</span> <span m='138840'>I</span> <span m='138980'>put</span> <span m='139220'>all</span> <span m='139470'>these</span> <span m='139650'>together,</span> <span m='140270'>and</span> <span m='140450'>I</span> <span m='140690'>have</span> <span m='140920'>been</span> <span m='141070'>sharing</span> <span m='141375'>it</span> <span m='141680'>with</span> <span m='141840'>young</span> <span m='142110'>people</span> <span m='143130'>and</span> <span m='143360'>encouraging</span> <span m='143850'>them to</span> <span m='144340'>know</span> <span m='145090'>that</span> <span m='145430'>if</span> <span m='145940'>I</span> <span m='146300'>can</span> <span m='146660'>make</span> <span m='146960'>it</span> <span m='147240'>that</span> <span m='147580'>you</span> <span m='147780'>can</span> <span m='148070'>make</span> <span m='148380'>it.</span> <span m='148530'>Because</span> <span m='148930'>I've</span> <span m='149350'>come</span> <span m='149580'>a</span> <span m='149620'>long</span> <span m='149960'>way</span> <span m='151240'>to</span> <span m='151360'>where</span> <span m='151490'>I</span> <span m='151750'>am</span> <span m='151960'>today.</span> <span m='152700'>And</span> <span m='153110'>as</span> <span m='153410'>a</span> <span m='153520'>successful</span> <span m='154210'>speaker</span> <span m='155170'>and</span> <span m='155790'>entrepreneur,</span> <span m='157140'>I</span> <span m='157560'>encourage</span> <span m='158050'>a</span> <span m='158080'>lot</span> <span m='158250'>of</span> <span m='158340'>young</span> <span m='158570'>people</span> <span m='158950'>to</span> <span m='159090'>know</span> <span m='159300'>that</span> <span m='159500'>they</span> <span m='159680'>too</span> <span m='159880'>can</span> <span m='160230'>make</span> <span m='160510'>it</span> <span m='160700'>in</span> <span m='160930'>exactly</span> <span m='161550'>the</span> <span m='161670'>same</span> <span m='162060'>way.</span> </p><p><span m='162670'>When</span> <span m='162880'>I</span> <span m='162950'>was</span> <span m='163170'>younger,</span> <span m='164040'>I</span> <span m='164210'>wish</span> <span m='164840'>that</span> <span m='165020'>I</span> <span m='165320'>know</span> <span m='166440'>that</span> <span m='167860'>there</span> <span m='168120'>is</span> <span m='168390'>actually</span> <span m='168940'>nothing</span> <span m='169520'>that</span> <span m='169700'>I</span> <span m='169770'>cannot</span> <span m='170280'>achieve,</span> <span m='170990'>that</span> <span m='171445'>there</span> <span m='171900'>is</span> <span m='172720'>an</span> <span m='172860'>unlimited</span> <span m='173420'>potential</span> <span m='174380'>in</span> <span m='174570'>me.</span> <span m='175620'>I</span> <span m='176080'>used</span> <span m='176260'>to</span> <span m='176360'>think</span> <span m='176690'>then</span> <span m='176890'>that</span> <span m='177100'>there</span> <span m='177310'>are</span> <span m='177340'>certain</span> <span m='177750'>things</span> <span m='177950'>that</span> <span m='178080'>I</span> <span m='178170'>can</span> <span m='178610'>just</span> <span m='178990'>not</span> <span m='179240'>to</span> <span m='179370'>do.</span> <span m='181850'>But</span> <span m='182170'>now,</span> <span m='183110'>knowing</span> <span m='183600'>fully</span> <span m='186130'>the</span> <span m='186850'>concept</span> <span m='187530'>of</span> <span m='188410'>unlimited</span> <span m='189110'>potential</span> <span m='189750'>of</span> <span m='189880'>the</span> <span m='189970'>human</span> <span m='190350'>being,</span> <span m='191710'>there</span> <span m='191890'>is</span> <span m='192010'>nothing</span> <span m='192280'>that</span> <span m='192440'>I</span> <span m='192510'>cannot</span> <span m='192960'>do</span> <span m='193110'>now</span> <span m='193390'>that</span> <span m='193570'>I</span> <span m='193670'>really</span> <span m='193890'>want</span> <span m='194140'>to</span> <span m='194240'>do.</span> <span m='194880'>So</span> <span m='195250'>that</span> <span m='195490'>is</span> <span m='195630'>one</span> <span m='195830'>thing</span> <span m='195970'>I</span> <span m='196130'>wish</span> <span m='196400'>I</span> <span m='196530'>had</span> <span m='196740'>known</span> <span m='197190'>much</span> <span m='197480'>earlier.</span> <span m='198280'>If</span> <span m='198440'>I'd</span> <span m='198570'>known</span> <span m='198880'>that,</span> <span m='199080'>probably</span> <span m='199420'>I would</span> <span m='199800'>be in</span> <span m='199930'>the moon</span> <span m='200190'>by</span> <span m='200450'>now.</span> </p>","file":{"id":265632,"video_id":"2708281574001","name":"70978880","duration":202517,"thumbnail_url":null}});