“You hit it out of the park!”
(Annual Summit for Managers, Corporate Leaders, and Owner Operators)
Considered one of the world’s leading authorities on resilience, change, motivation and leadership; Dr. Tommy Watson inspires millions with the unique and charismatic way he articulates his rags-to-riches success story. Inspiring audiences with his life of resilience, hard work and perseverance, Watson’s challenges included:
- parents who were heroin addicts and chronic shoplifters;
- mother arrested 11 times during his first year of life;
- living in 30 different locations by the time he finished high school;
- being homeless.
Recruited as one of the top football players in the nation while homeless, Watson’s astonishing journey provides the foundation for powerful principles that Dr. Watson now teaches to individuals and organizations, attributing his successes in life and work to the power of resilience.
Despite his hardships (and a learning disability), Dr. Watson’s amazing resilience propelled him to achieve academic and professional excellence, earning four college degrees, including a Doctorate for Education in Leadership, with an emphasis on organizational change. Equally impressive is his prestigious McDonald’s Corporation Leadership Award, bestowed on top leaders in management.
Dr. Watson urges leaders and organizations toward new ways of thinking and helps them to access a storehouse of untapped potential. Audiences enjoy his practical approach, delivered in entertaining speeches that keep an audience engaged, laughing one minute, then learning timeless truths of success the next; our minds open with laughter, letting change find an inlet to take hold.
For the last 20 years, Dr. Watson has commanded a room like no other, leaving audiences in delighted awe! He has inspired and motivated millions of people by drawing on his experiences as a star athlete, corporate manager, effective school leader and principal, and as a successful entrepreneur.
Whether delivering team-building messages to a corporate audience, or to the faculty of respected educational institutions, Dr. Watson imparts the spark that ignite burning passion! He connects with his audience in a way that empowers them to face challenges and change in their own lives with resilience, stoking the confidence to succeed. It’s Dr. Watson’s uncanny ability to inspire and inform audiences that’s earned him the moniker, Dr. Inspiration™.
Featured on television networks like NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox News and The Big Ten Network; Dr. Tommy Watson is a bestselling author, speaker, trainer and executive coach. Dedicated to helping individuals and organizations become resilient and unstoppable in every area of their live; Dr. Watson generously shares his experience on how to harness and apply the power of resilience, empowering every listener in his audience to become a resilient champion!
Dr. Watson’s diverse clientele benefits from his ability to both educate and entertain while teaching organizations, corporations, schools, non-profits, government agencies and individuals how to bounce all the way back and move beyond challenges, literally turning adversity into advantage. Dr. Watson’s transformational coaching leads audiences of all ages to discover proven techniques and strategies for greater resilience and success in change, motivation and leadership capabilities.
Known for his engagingly personal approach, Dr. Watson’s message is dynamic and inspiring. While working on his Doctorate in Education, and consulting with Omaha Public Schools; he developed the series Amazing Secrets to Motivating Students, a comprehensive program that empowers educators with the skills to turn the stories of struggling students into points of motivation for individual student success.
Dr. Watson’s latest book, The Resilience of Champions: Secret Habits of Highly Resilient Individuals and Organizations, chronicles the experiences that shaped him to become the resilient champion that he is today. The award-winning book reveals the secrets of success contained in the journeys of peak performing individuals and corporations, such as Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates, McDonald’s and Mary Kay Cosmetics.
The Resilience of Champions describes how readers can use key aspects of challenge, change and resilience to make their individual and organizational dreams come true. Since everyone knows someone who can benefit from learning the finer points of resilience and leadership, expect packed conference rooms and auditoriums wherever Dr. Watson speaks.
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