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Devon Harris, Original Member Of Jamaican Bobsled Team To Speak At 'Keep On Pushing' Orlando Seminar
Devon Harris, original member of the Jamaican Bobsled Team on which the movie 'Cool Runnings' was based, will share inspiration on how to 'Keep On Pushing' to higher levels at a special Conference Seminar presentation in Orlando, Fl. April 24, 2013
Devon Harris, one of the original members of the Jamaican Bobsled Team who has a true story of determination to succeed, will be in Orlando as a Speaker/Presenter on April 24, 2013 for a 1 day Conference and Empowerment Seminar.
Devon invites all interested individuals and Corporate Groups to come on out for a special presentation of his 'Keep on Pushing And Live Your Best Life' Empowerment Conference Seminar where your life will be forever transformed by the information which you will receive.
Devon will deliver in his typical uncanny and down-to-earth style, well-needed information for encouraging you to 'push through' all of life's obstacles to be the best you can be! He knows from his own firsthand experience, that perseverence is a strong key to success, along with other necessities to come out on top.
You're challenged to be there on April 24, 2013 at the beautiful and newly renovated Embassy Suites Hotel, 225 Shorecrest Drive, Altamonte Springs, Florida 32701 to meet Devon Harris, up close and personal, as he delivers his testimony of endurance and shares with you the 'winning keys to success'.
Be inspired. Get motivated and Keep...On...PUSHING!
Three-time Jamaican Bobsled Team Olympian Devon Harris's message to "keep on pushing" inspires the rejected salesperson to rediscover his or her mojo, the stumped engineer to find a better solution, the overloaded executive to see a new path forward.
Devon's real life story of perseverance and persistence combined with his powerful presence and persuasive ideas as a motivational keynote speaker have positively impacted thousands at Fortune 100 companies (including Microsoft, Roche Pharmaceuticals and Charles Schwab), non-profits, governmental organizations, schools, and universities. After hearing Devon's poignant, authentic and entertaining story, you too will say "Yes, I can!"… raising your games to higher and higher levels of achievement.
MOTIVATIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKER
As an original member of the 1988 Jamaican bobsled team and captain of the 1992 and 1998 teams; 3-time Olympian, Devon Harris achieved his grand dream - his current dream is to inspire others to achieve theirs. Tapping the same energy, determination and skills that enabled him to bobsled with the best in the world, Devon, as a motivational speaker is now sparking audiences of all ages to dream big and take their "game" to the next level
The true story of a most improbable life…..
Born on Christmas Day, 1964, this future motivational keynote speaker, Devon Harris was raised in a violent ghetto environment in Kingston, Jamaica. The greatest gift Devon ever received was the belief that a positive attitude and a never say die philosophy would carry him farther than a sense of injustice and a heart filled with anger.
A graduate of the prestigious Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in England, Devon received a Queen’s Commission in December 1985 and served in the officer corps of the Jamaica Defence Force until December 1992 when he retired as a Captain.
At the heart of Devon’s message are the lessons he has learned of the power of persistence over all sorts of obstacles in order to live one's best life. His mission is to bring this message of how everyone can keep on pushing and working for their dreams every day of their professional as well as personal lives.
Encouraged by his commanding officer, Devon tried out for and was selected to the first Jamaican bobsled team which competed in the 1988 Olympic Games in Calgary, Canada. Their exploits inspired the Disney blockbuster movie Cool Runnings. Devon also competed in and was captain of the 1992 Winter Olympic Games in Albertville, France and the 1998 Games in Nagano, Japan.
The Keep On Pushing Foundation which he founded in 2006 aims to support and enhance the education of kids in disadvantaged communities around the globe by providing practical solutions to the challenges that are preventing them from getting educated.
He is the author of the motivational children’s book, Yes, I Can! and the semi-auto-biographical motivational book 'Keep On Pushing: Hot Lesson From Cool Runnings'
Visit www.devonharris.com to learn more about the extraordinary Speaker
Complete Seminar Information is available at http://keeponpushingorlandoconferenceseminar.eventbrite.com
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