Success is Not a Spectator Sport
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Charles Marcus is a successful business person, global thought leader and the best-selling author of the highly acclaimed and internationally published book Success Is Not a Spectator Sport: How to Take Action and Achieve More and a contributing author in the prestigious New York Times Best Selling Series of Books titled: Chicken Soup for the Soul: Life Lessons for Mastering The Law of Attraction. 7 Essential Ingredients for Living a Prosperous Life and several other motivational and business books..
He is also a former award-winning sales professional, corporate executive and successful entrepreneur. Charles has been nominated in the past for the Courage to Comeback Award in Canada, and the prestigious Management and Achievement Award from McGill University, in Montreal, Quebec, for exceptional business achievements and his contribution to the community. He was also honoured to be recognized as being one of only “10 Canadian Celebrities and Notable Personalities of 2015” by the Top Ten Event.
Originally from England and now a resident of Toronto, Canada, Charles Marcus has come a long way. For over 25 years, he could not do what most of us take for granted—speak. He lived with a severe stuttering disability, sometimes going for long periods of not being able to speak at all, suffering much ridicule, rejection and prejudice…and dreaming one day of being able to speak fluently in public.
He was finally able to realize this dream after making an important decision: to take full responsibility for his life and confront his challenges and fears head-on. Today, Charles is an inspiration to people all over the world, combining his story of overcoming adversity and winning against the odds with his streetwise, down-to-earth business and leadership savvy. With his unique “tell it like it is” style, he delivers high content customized, entertaining and dynamic motivational, customer service, leadership and business keynote presentations and masterclass seminar programs to Fortune 500 companies, associations, and organizations around the globe.
Charles’ thought-provoking ideas resonate with participants in a very special way. They identify their own circumstances, challenges and situation in relation to his story, insights and message. Above all, his message empowers each person to identify and unleash the magnificent potential and greatness that lies within each of us. His whole focus is to motivate, inform, educate, entertain, challenge and inspire his audience to take action and get results! His message will leave a lasting impression on his audience long after
"On behalf of McDonalds IT Team, thank you for your courage, passion and delivery of an incredible and fantastic presentation with a truly inspiring message we could all relate too and learn from."
"Exceptional. This is the word that comes to mind in reference to your close to our recent sales meeting… You were able to connect your powerful story and tremendous message in a way that made it personal for us and connected to our industry."
"You may not know this but in my 23 years with Investors Group, I have probably listened to hundreds of keynote speakers from all walks of life at various conferences and meetings. I can name but a few of them. Most speakers are good, even excellent; they have to be, to reach an Investors Group Podium. But few are memorable. You, Sir, are MEMORABLE."
"Your recent keynote presentation at our ASYPA Conference in Surfers Paradise was fantastic. You made an instant impression and connection with our 350 delegates. The standing ovation you received was a recognition of their appreciation for your message and connection to them. Standing ovations are a very rare sight at out conferences, well done!"
"I wanted to thank you for your valuable and memorable closing keynote presentation at our recent CIO 100 event in Pune, India. These incredibly successful attendees have heard many speakers over the years and your presentation was right up there with the very best. Your reviews have been outstanding, not only did your customized message engage our audience, but we found you easy and a pleasure to work with. We were very impressed with you Charles."