In elementary school, Les was mistaken declared “educable mentally retarded.” Teachers did not recognize the potential of little Les Brown — the same person who would become of the world’s most renowned motivational speakers. Using determination, persistence, and belief, Les unleashed a course of amazing achievements including broadcast station manager, political commentator, and multi-term state representative in Ohio.
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. For three decades he has not only studied the science of achievement, but he’s also 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.
Les Brown never tires of using his energies to transform the world, well-beyond the podium and public appearances, meshing traditional and social media to empower his audiences. Hundreds of thousands are watching him on YouTube and tens of thousands interact with him regularly on Facebook.
When I first sat down with motivational speaking icon Les Brown — back in 2017 — I was blown away by his attitude toward life. I felt like I had so much more to ask him, and I’m fortunate I got another chance to interview him in this unique moment in the world. Les is also out with a new book called You’ve Got to Be Hungry! which distills everything he’s learned over the past four decades about finding your inner greatness. It’s definitely a book you don’t want to miss.
Join me on Episode 971 to learn how to defeat a negative mindset with the inspirational Les Brown!